Top News Headlines of 30 July 2014

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  • CWG – 2014:- Sushil Kumar rolled back the time with a short, sharp and explosive performance that earned him his second Commonwealth Games gold. Sushil, the former 66kg double Olympic (silver, bronze), had to beef himself up to be able to compete in the 74kg after the world wrestling body had re-jigged the weight categories last year.
  • 6,000 Indians May Be Stuck As Violence Rises:- As fighting between militias loyal to the Libyan government and Islamist forces escalates, India remains diplomatically hardpressed to ensure the safe return of close to 6,000 Indian nationals stuck in the strifetorn country.
  • Medical colleges flout disabled-friendly rules :- Medical Council of India issued its circular seeking compliance reports stating the degree to which the institutions are accessible to disabled, 52 out of 78 medical colleges simply haven’t responded.
  • CWG – 2014:-Silver lining for resolute lifter Thakur :- Writhing in pain, young Vikas Thakur produced the lift of his life to clinch a silver medal in the men’s 85kg weightlifting category, as Indian lifters continued their spectacular show in Glasgow on Tuesday.
  • Sonia calls herself political & social worke:- West Bengal Congress chief and MP from Baharampur Adhir Ranjan Choudhury may have had a number of criminal cases registered against him, but he lists his profession as “social reformer,” according to the Parliament website.
  • Chandigarh: Portending trouble for Haryana CM Bhupinder Singh Hooda in the run-up to the assembly elections likely in October, state Cabinet minister Captain Ajay Yadav resigned on Tuesday alleging that Hooda was sidelining top party leaders and had become a puppet in the hands of bureaucrats.
  • Candidates appearing for the Common Admission Test (CAT) for entrance to IIMs and other prestigious business schools on November 16 and 22 will get 30 minutes more as number of questions will be more this time.
  • Nasa discovers 101 geysers on Saturn’s icy moon Enceladus :- Sientists using mission data from Nasa’s Cassini spacecraft have identified 101 distinct geysers erupting on Saturn’s icy moon Enceladus.
  • Govt revamps I-T tech for overseas info sharing :- In an effort to strengthen coordination with overseas tax authorities, the income tax department has undertaken a revamp of its data collection, storage and application system.
  • Flipkart mops up $1bn in fresh funds:- E-commerce biggie Flipkart has raised an eyepopping billion dollars of fresh funds, valuing the seven-year-old company at almost $7 billion post-investment as existing investors reposed faith in India’s consumer internet story.
  • India’s biggest conglomerate, the Tata Group, will invest $35 billion will invest $35 billion (approx Rs 2.10 lakh crore) across sectors in the next three years as part of its vision for 2025, by when it expects to achieve a market capitalization comparable to companies C that are now rankeda mong the world’s 25 most valuable. At $138 billion, the saltto-software group’s current market cap is comparable to that of Unilever, Pepsico and Bank of China.
  • ITC, the tobacco-toFMCG-to-hospitality conglomerate, has maintained a healthy bottomline in a challenging environment with a 15.6% growth in net profit in the first quarter of 2014-15. It posted a net profit of Rs 2,186 crore from Rs 1,891 crore during the same period last year largely on the back of strong performance of tobacco, paperboard and agri-based business. The new FMCG business reduced losses from Rs 18.93 crore to Rs 12.09 crore in the first quarter.
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