Top News Headlines of 28 October 2014


Major Events and Top News Headlines of 28 October 2014:

  • Nithari serial killer Surendra Koli finally will hang after the Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected his plea for revocation of death penalty.
  • Devendra Fadnavis 44, will be the next first BJP chief minister of Maharashtra.
  • Doctors at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences recently removed as many as 202 denticles—abnormal teeth-like growth—from a 7-year-old girl.
  • The SAARC musical summit will be in town next month. The Kinetic Operations from the Maldives and Bangladesh’s fusion band Chirkutt will be among 14 groups performing at the eighth edition of the South Asian Bands Festival.
  • A group of thieves decamped with cash, jewellery and valuables from 77 lockers and dig 100-ft tunnel into bank locker.
  • The annual Gender Gap Index by the Geneva-based World Economic Forum showed India falling to 114th place, after being ranked 101st out of the 136 countries surveyed last year.
  • On October 31, commemorated as former PM Indira Gandhi’s death anniversary, is being recast as National Unity Day, a celebration of Sardar Vallabbhai Patel’s birth anniversary.
  • Ahmedabad and Varanasi are set for a flying start. The cities will be ports of stop in India for a round-the-world flight by the first aircraft run on solar power.
  • China on Tuesday warned India against meddling in its dispute with Vietnam over islands in the South China Sea.
  • Dr A Surya Prakash was appointed as Prasar Bharati Board chairman on Tuesday by the BJP government.
  • Sweden to get world’s first remote-controlled airport.
  • Superman fans can now read the pristine S copy of Action Comics No. 1, including the origin story of the superhero on eBay that was recently sold for more than $3.2 million on the website.
  • Ranbaxy got its first profit in the last six months on back of exclusive sales of its generic blood pressure pill Diovan in the US.
  • French aircraft giant Airbus has partnered with Tatas to bid for the Indian Air Force’s Avro replacement programme, marking the first tie-up.
  • Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) on Tuesday launched an upgraded version of its Swift hatchback, boosting the car’s fuel efficiency and adding some new features.
  • Sudhir Maheshwari is leaving the company effective March 31, 2015, ending a 26-year old association with the world’s largest steel maker.
  • Virat Kohli has slipped a rung but is still the best-placed Indian batsman at third position in the latest ICC ODI batsmen’s rankings list released here on Tuesday.
  • Former PCB chairman Najam Sethi is set to be nominated as the next president of the ICC by the Pakistan board for a one-year term starting in June, 2015.
  • With the inaugral Asian Development Tour in the country set to tee off at the Eagleton Golf Resort here on Wednesday.
  • Novak Dejokovic feel No.1 becoming a father last week, ahead of his return to action at the Paris Masters.
  • A South African female Phindile Mwelase professional boxer has died after fell into a coma on October 10 on 28th October 2014.
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Top News Headlines of 28 October 2014
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