Top News Headlines of 30 September 2014

Breaking news of 30 September 2014 Grab top news headlines and major events for Current Affairs GK from all around the World.

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  • Olympic swimming champion Michael Phelps was arrested for drunken driving early on Tuesday after speeding and then crossing the doublelane lines inside the Fort McHenry Tunnel in Baltimore.
  • The Centre on Tuesday named vigilance commissioner Rajiv as the acting central vigilance commissioner (CVC) following the completion of the tenure of incumbent Pradeep Kumar. The arrangement will be valid until a regular CVC is appointed.
  • Smaller states and union territories are performing well on the economic front with Puducherry and Meghalaya clocking over 10% gross state domestic product (GSDP) growth during 2013-14.
  • Metro connectivity in Noida received a big push on Tuesday with UP chief minister Akhilesh Yadav clearing two major routes — a 29.7-km line from Noida City Centre (Sector 32) to Greater Noida, and another 6.7-km stretch from City Centre to Sector 62.
  • Maruti Suzuki India on Tuesday recalled 69,555 units of Dzire, Swift and Ritz models (all diesel variants) manufactured between March 2010 and August 2013 over faulty wiring.
  • The Humayun’s Tomb site museum is planned as a sunken building bridging the three areas of Humayun’s Tomb, Sunder Nursery and Hazrat Nizamuddin Basti, without compromising the visual linkages between monuments standing within the complex.
  • A Haryana village is pitching for its name to be changed to `The Women’s World’.
  • A report from the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has found that 52% of the world’s animals have vanished in 40 years.
  • Afghanistan and the United States on Tuesday signed new President Ashraf Ghani a deal which would allow some US troops to stay in the country next year.
  • Harish Manwani, 61, will retire as chief operating officer (COO) of Unilever on December 31, 2014, after more than 38 years of service.
  • The 15th annual general meeting of India’s largest spirits firm United Spirits (USL) on Tuesday, company Chairman Vijay Mallya getting re-elected to the post unopposed.
  • Sun Pharma MD Dilip Shanghvi, became the country’s biggest pharma company from scratch, as The Economic Times Business Leader of the Year, 2014.
  • India got the better of hosts South Korea beat 1-0 in the first semifinal of the men’s hockey competition here on Tuesday.
  • Vikas Gowda lost out to his old nemesis and defending champion Ehsan Hadadi of Iran once again as he settled for silver in men’s discus throw event on Tuesday.
  • Today is celebrated the international day for the elderly do we really have respect for them.
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