Top News Headlines of 30 October 2014

Major Events and Top News Headlines of 30 October 2014:

  • Celebrating “Rashtriya Ekta Diwas” in India on Sarda Vallabhai Patel’s Birth Anniversary this year. Sardar Vallabhai Patel was known “Iron Man”, this anniversary is the 139th Birth Anniversary of Sardar Vallabhai Patel.
  • The Centre has decided to give Rs 5 lakh each to the next of kin of 3,325 victims of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots.
  • Fifty countries have signed up for co-sponsorship of a draft resolution for declaring June 21 as Prime Minister’s International Yoga Day.
  • IIT Delhi will hold its 45th convocation on November 1, at which 178 PhD, 935 postgraduate and 729 graduate degrees will be awarded. Physicist and Nobel Prize winner George F Smoot will deliver the convocation address.
  • BJP Vice-President Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi and MPs Udit Raj and Kirti Azad arrested by West Bengal Police for trying to enter the violence-hit area of Makrya village in Birbhum on Thursday.
  • A Kochi-Based startup has launhced mobile love app Elop” a runaway hit, gets 30,000 users in 130 nations in a short span since its introduction in 2014.
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Nepal on November 25 to attend the SAARC summit and is likely travel to the country via land route “Delhi to Kathmandu bus service”.
  • Indian Northern Railway organized its 59thth Railway Week Central Function at Baroda House in October 2014.
  • Arun Kumar Sharma has taken charge as Director (Finance), Indian Oil Corporation Limited.
  • TNCC chief B S Gnanadesikan announced his resignation to Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Thursday.
  • The first functional 3D human stomach tissue in a laboratory has been grown by scientists using pluripotent stem cells.
  • South Korean military court sentenced six soldiers to 45 years in prison on Thursday for bullying and beating a subordinate.
  • Australia on Thursday passed a law criminalizing travel to terror hotspots, a tough counter-terrorism measure aimed at stopping jihadists from going to Iraq and Syria to fight.
  • Nokia has agreed the staff a sum slightly higher than the amount of Rs 6 lakh announced through a voluntary retirement scheme (VRS) on Thursday.
  • ICICI Bank has reported a netprofit of Rs 2,709 crore for the quarter ended September 2014 -an increase of 15% over Rs 2,352 crore in the corresponding quarter last year.
  • Hockey India President Narinder Batra’s son Dhruv died at a young age of 27 in Morocco on Thursday.
  • Younis Khan became the first batsman in 90 years to hit three hundreds in consecutive innings against Australia as Pakistan took early advantage of the second Test in Abu Dhabi on Thursday.
  • Abhinav Bindra, has been elected chairman of International Shooting Sport Federation’s (ISSF) Athletes Committee, becoming the first Indian to receive the honour.
  • Pankaj Advani won his record 12th World crown in Leeds, England at World Billiard Championship, late on Wednesday.
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Top News Headlines of 30 October 2014
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