Top News Headlines of 4 May 2015

Major Events and Top News Headlines of 4 May 2015:

  • In survey 2,373 children underwent a lung healt screening test in four big cities-Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru and Kolkata. 735 of them kids who took the test in Delhi 21% were found to have ‘poor’ lung capacity while another 19% had ‘bad’ capacity, then 40% of Delhi schoolchildren fail lung capacity according to a study.
  • The Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) shows over 60% of recently registered products are `Made in China’, like mobile phones to printers, power adapters, set top boxes, notebooks, tablets and servers, Chinese manufacturers are increasingly taking advantage of a new scheme -self-declaration conformity -for meeting Indian standards.
  • Social networking site ‘Facebook Inc’ has opened platform for online content and application developers to join its Internet.org service, in a move the social media giant said would boost efforts to get people online in low-income and rural areas in emerging markets.
  • CEO of Future Group, Kishore Biyani announce two tier deal of taking control of Bharti Retail on May 4, 2015 to built 15,000 crore entity with one of the largest networks in the country.
  • Britain’s newborn princess is named Charlotte Elizabeth Diana by her parents The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, giving the name Diana is a tribute to Prince William’s late mother Princess Diana. Kensington Palace announced the name on May 4, 2015.
  • Parag Parikh, founder of Parag Parikh Financial Advisory Services Asset Management Company (PPFAS), died in a car accident on May 4, 2015 in United States.
  • According to a survey conducted by BreatheBlue’15, Bangalore is the second most polluted city in India after Delhi. 14% of school-going children of Bangalore are suffering because of air pollution. While Mumbai and Kolkata ranked at third and fourth place respectively.
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi became the first Indian leader to open an account on Chinese micro blogging site ‘Sine Weibo’ on May 4, 2015 to interact with Chinese people through Sine Weibo as written by him in his first post.
  • A fast track court dismissed the discharge petition filed by Laxmidevi, wife of Asaram, on May 4, 2015. Asaram and his wife are accused of sexual assault, unnatural sex, illegal confinement and criminal conspiracy.
  • Five Maoists including its top leader has been arrested by the Andhra police on May 4, 2015 in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu.All the Maoists including Roopesh, top leader from Kerala, and his wife Shaina had moved to Tamil Nadu due to heightened vigilance in Kerala.
  • Indian tennis player, Yuki Bhambri regained his position into top 200 men’s single world ranking after 15 months by being ranked on 186 after entering into the semifinal of the Taipei Challenger.
  • The Kumar Vishawas controversy got more complex after a new video of an ex-Congress worker coaching the girl on what to say at a press conference, exposed on May 4, 2015.
  • Nepal asked all the rescued team from 34 countries to withdraw on May 4, 2015 in order to launch massive operations to rehabilitate millions of uprooted victims of earthquake occurred on 25th April.
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Top News Headlines of 4 May 2015
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