Top News Headlines of 29 April 2015


Major Events and Top News Headlines of 29 April 2015:

  • According to UN report, Nepal’s quake victims need $415 million for providing shelter, water, healthcare and food over next three month.
  • The Narendra Modi government has taken a major anti-corruption step by proposing to treat graft as a “heinous“ crime and enhance the maximum punishment for bribe takers and bribe givers from the existing five to seven years and minimum from six months to three years.
  • Indian Road Minister proposed to build 5,000 kilometer of road network all along the borders and coastal areas undeer a new scheme to be called “Bharat Mala”. At least Rs50,000 need to this project. The road network will pass through all bordering states — Nepal, Bangladesh, China, Pakistan and Bhutan.
  • The modi government’s two flagship schemes — 100 smart cities and urban rejuvenation programme for 500 townn and cities approved by the cabinet on 29th April.
  • Central Bureau of Investigation filed a chargesheet against indutrialist Naveen Jindal, ex-minister of state for coal Desari Narayan Rao,former Jharkhand chief minister Madhu Koda, former coal secretary H C Gupta and 11 others before a speical court for criminal in the allotment of a coal block.
  • Haryana’s Chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar inaugurated the Power Grid Corporation of India’s newly built National Transmission Asset Management Centre at Manesar on 29th April 2015.
  • The Ghaziabad Development Authority issued a fresh notification, all formalities that developers need to complete before they apply for completion certification on 29th April 2015.
  • The government plan to bring the constitutional amendment bill on Land Boundary Agreement with Bangladesh for passage in Rajya Sabha next week.
  • Search engine Yahoo had unveild a new technology is called Bodyprint, according to a blog post on the team’s website, and it uses a smartphone’s capacitive touchscreen to sense and “scan” your ear when you press it against the device, which then generates an image that can be used to identify the user and unlock the phone.
  • Nasa’s Mercury-orbiting spacecraft ‘Messengeer’ crash into Mercury, ending mission on 29th April 2015.
  • Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz has relieved his younger half-brother of his duties as crown prince and appointed his nephew, Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef, as the new heir apparent.
  • Jack Ely, the singer known for Louie Louie, the low-budget recording that became one the most famous songs of the 20th century, died at his home in Redmond at the age of 71 after a long battle with an illness.
  • Real state portal PropTiger has acquired rival for an undisclosed amount as the Rupert Murdoch-backed webitee aims to ramp up its presence in India’s secondary property market.
  • The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has fined three public sector bank Dena Bank, Bank of Maharashtra and Oriental Bank of Commerce for violation of know your customer (KYC) and anti-money laundering (AML) norms.
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Top News Headlines of 29 April 2015
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