Top News Headlines of 3 September 2014


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  • P Sathasivam became Kerala governor: Kerala lawyers’ association and Congress, President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednes day appointed former Chief Justice of India (CJI) P Sathasivam as Kerala governor after accepting the resignation of his predecessor Sheila Dikshit.
  • UK Worn ISIS: Britain joined the US on the frontline against the ISIS on Wednesday after a British hostage’s life was threatened in a video.
  • Maharashtra asked to pay Rs20 lakh each to 22 student: The Supreme Court has ordered Maharashtra to pay Rs 20 lakh compensation each to 22 students denied MBBS seats by private medical colleges in 2012-13.
  • The Punjab and Haryana high court on Wednesday cancelled Haryana government’s auction of 350.7 acres of prime land in Gurgaon which real estate major DLF had bagged after bidding Rs 1,703 crore.
  • AIIMS has started tele-booking facility: AIIMS has started tele-booking facility to reduce hassles in seeking appointments and to cut down on corruption. Sources said the project was started on August 15.
  • Metro to come up with guide for multimodal travel: Delhi Metro is coming up with a map to help commuters plan journeys—using the Metro corridors, Metro’s feeder service and DTC bus service. At present, lack of information about connectivity between Metro and DTC routes makes commuting.
  • China mulls new route to Kailash, Mansarovar: Chinese President Xi Jinping is expected to announce the opening of a new safe route for Indian pilgrims visiting Kailash and Mansarovar in Tibet via Sikkim during his forthcoming visit to India.
  • Central will ensure 24×7 power for Delhi: Power minister Piyush Goyal said the government wants to ensure that the national capital, Andhra Pradesh and Rajasthan don’t suffer from power cuts.“The government is ready with plans that will ensure that these states have 24X7 power supply announced on Wednesday.
  • ISRO to test-fire orbiter engine for Mars rendezvous: India’s first date with Mars, Isro’s spacecraft authorization committee will meet on Thursday to plan a crucial test-firing of the Mars orbiter’s main engine before its rendezvous with the Red Planet on September 24.
  • Convicted leader and his wife to go back to jail: Former Uttar Pradesh minister Amarmani Tripathi and his wife, who are serving life sentences in a murder case, would be sent back to a Dehradun jail from a Gorakhpur hospital.
  • Indian University developed a software: Patiala’s Punjabi University researchers have developed a software to enable Sindhis in India and Pakistan to read each other’s literature despite different scripts. Pakistan’s four crore Sindhis use Perso-Arabic script and those in India — 25 lakh — follow the Devnagari script.
  • Sushma Swaraj to visit Bahrain: External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj will travel to Bahrain on Saturday where she is likely to seek stepped-up investment in India from the oil-rich country.
  • IDBI Bank may declare Mallya wilful defaulter: Indian lenders are increasing pressure on liquor baron Vijay Mallya to facilitate repayment of the debts of his Kingfisher Airlines, which has not flown since 2012 and owes more than $1 billion to a consortium of mostly state-run banks.
  • NEUFC sign up Garcia, Mtonga & Tzvoras Shillong: North East United Football Club on Wednesday announced the signings of Portuguese defender Miguel Garcia, Zambian midfielder Kondwani Mtonga and Greek goalkeeper Alexandros Tzvoras for the Indian Super League.
  • Indian finished fifth Under-15 world cup: India finished a creditable fifth in the World Youth Bridge Championship 2014 held in Turkey. India fielded teams in Under-15, Under-20 and Under-26 categories in the championships held recently. The Under-15 team ended fifth.
  • Somdev pulled out of Asian Games: Somdev Devvarman (in pic) on Wednesday stoutly defended his decision to skip the Asian Games, saying “it did not make any sense“ playing in Incheon for three weeks at a time when he was striving hard to get back into top-100.
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