Top News Headlines of 3 January 2015

Major Events and Top News Headlines of 3 January 2014:

  • Delhi will be the first of the smart cities planned by the Centre, Union urban development minister Venkaiah Naidu.
  • The Union sports ministry did not recommend Saina Nehwal’s name for the 2015 Padma Bhushan award despite a sparkling show last year.
  • A Christmas crib kept on the premises of a church in Rohini, northwest Delhi, was mysteriously burned to ashes on Saturday morning.
  • Delhi BJP launched an auto campaign to counter a similar campaign by AAP.
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s diplomatic calendar in January will be dominated by the visit of US President Barack Obama, chief guest for the Republic Day , the first US President to be given this honour.
  • The 102nd edition of the Indian Science Congress’s inauguration wasn’t without reference to ancient science. Dr Harsh Vardhan, said Indians had selflessly shared their knowledge of science with the world.
  • Mayawati on Saturday charged the Narendra Modi-led NDA government for discriminating against Dalit icons like Kanshi Ram while awarding Bharat Ratna to Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Madan Mohan Malviya.
  • US Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard said, the Bhagwad Gi ta is the “perfect textbook“ for those striv ing to be “ser vant leaders“ and its mess age is relevant for all days and ages.
  • Wednesday in Cambodia will be celebrated as Liberation Day to honour those who were killded in the genocide as well those who sacrificed their lives in retaking the country from the Khmer Rouge that finally surrendered on April 17, 1979.
  • Cosmologists celebrated the New Year by launching a new experiment on a balloon in Antarctica to investigate the Big Bang.
  • Raj Kumar Hirani and Amir Khan’s controversial “PK” might well be the first Hindi film to make $100m (Rs 630 crores at current exchange rate)at Box Office.
  • Boko Haram gunmen have kidnapped 40 boys and young men in a remote village in northeast Nigerian Borno state on New Year.
  • South Africa umpire of Indian origin, Allahuddien Paleker, is to officiate in the Group A Ranji Trophy match between Mumbai and Madhya Pradesh in Mumbai from January 5-8.
  • South African pace express Dale Steyn became his country’s second highest wicket taker on Friday.
  • Kumar Sangakkara became the fastest to break into the 12000-run club in Test cricket on Saturday.
  • “The Prime Minister has told bankers that they will not get a call from even the PMO,“ financial services secretary Hasmukh Adhia quoted Modi as saying at the first Bankers’ Retreat here.
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