Top News Headlines of 31 October 2014


Major Events and Top News Headlines of 31 October 2014:

  • Former Minister Preneet Kaur, figures in the list of 627 Indians holding accounts in foreign banks which was submitted by the Centre to the Supreme Court.
  • Sensex increased 520 points to a record high of 27,866 and Nifty breached the 8,300 mark on Friday after Japan increased its monetary stimulus.
  • Petrol price has been slashed by Rs 2.41 a litre to Rs 64.24 in the capital and diesel slashed by Rs 2.25  a litre to Rs 53.35 from Friday.
  • The managing director of Vigneshwara real estate group has been arrested by the economic offences wing (EOW) of the Delhi Police for allegedly duping hundreds of people of more than Rs 1,000 crore.
  • Anderson dies at 92 in the world biggest industrial catastrophe  on 31st October 2014 in Bhopal.
  • World Trade Organization chief Roberto Azevedo on Friday acknowledged that he has been unable to break the impasse over the Bali package.
  • Union water resources minister Uma Bharati on Friday announced the setting up of Ganga Guard Corps to prevent people from polluting the river and said the work to clean Ganga would begin in 45 days.
  • The external affairs ministry clarified that an unwed mother only needed to produce a birth certificate and give an affidavit declaring that the she was the mother of the child passport applicant.
  • Devendra Gangadharrao Fadnavis 44 swron in as the Bharatiya Janata Party’s first chief minister of Maharashtra on Friday.
  • Burkina Faco’s President Blaise Compaore resigned amid mass demonstrations against an attempt to extend his 27-year rule in the West African country on Friday.
  • Ukraine, Russia and the European Union signed a deal on Thursday on the resumption of Russian natural gas supplies to Ukraine for winter after several months of delay during the conflict in Ukraine.
  • The country’s constitution, which currently bars opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi from becoming president-ahead of elections next year, an official said on Friday.
  • Afghanistan’s cosmopolitan new first lady has backed France’s controversial ban on the niqab.
  • Indian Overseas Bank reported a net loss of Rs 245.5 crore for the quarter-ended September for the first time in 21 years.
  • Shaharyar Khan, the Board authorities have named the inaugural Under-21 National Women Cricket Championship after Nobel peace laureate Malala Yousafzai.
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Top News Headlines of 31 October 2014
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