Top News Headlines of 4 September 2014

Breaking news of 4 September 2014 Grab top news headlines and major events for Current Affairs GK from all around the World.


  • Australian PM: Nuclear Corporation deal with India: Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Thursday said he was hoping to sign a nuclear cooperation agreement with India in New Delhi.
  • LIC completes 58 years on 1 September 2014: Life Insurance Corporation of India completed 58 years of its incorporation on 1st September. LIC has spearheaded the financial and infrastructure development of the nation since its inception in 1956.
  • USL to inquiry UB’s loans after posting Rs5,1000crore loss: India‘s largest distiller United Spirits Limited (USL), now owned by British drinks giant Diageo, has initiated an inquiry into UB Group’s loans, even as USL posted historic losses of over Rs 5,100 crore for the last financial year.
  • PFRDA website launched: New website of PFRDA was launched by the Union Finance Minister, Arun Jaitely.
  • Non-Bailable Warrant against rail Minister Gowda’s son: An additional chief metro politan magistrate in Bangalore on Thursday issued a non-bailable warrant against Karthik Gowda, son of railway minister DV Sadananda Gowda, after the 28-year-old failed to appear for questioning in a rape case against him by a 27-year-old Sandalwood, or Kannada film actor.
  • 4th International Sufi Festival: The 4th International Sufi Festival will be held from December 19 to 21, after a curtain-raiser in Ajmer on November 8. This was announced by the organisers Sandeep Marwah and Gulsha Begum at a press conference recently. The festival is supported by National Federation of Tourism and Transport Cooperatives of India Limited (NFTC), Kashmir Society, etc.
  • Brains `talk’ to each other, 8,000 km apart: Scientists have conducted the first computer-mediated brain-to-brain communication in humans located more than 8,000 km apart, after sending the words ‘hola’ and ‘ciao’ from India to France.
  • South Africa cancelled Dalai Lama’s trip third time: The Dalai Lama has cancelled a trip to South Africa for a summit a Nobel peace laureates, and aide said on Thursday, reporting that Pretoria had denied him a visa in bid to avoid angering China.
  • ECB cuts rates to record low of 0.05%: The European Central Bank cut interest rates to a fresh record low on Thursday and launched a new scheme to push money into the flagging Eurozone economy.
  • Temasek to invest Rs400crore in KFC, Pizza hut operator: Singapore state investor Temasek Holdings is likely to make an investment of about Rs 400 crore in KFC, Pizza Hut and Costa Coffee store operator Devyani International, upping its play in the country’s fast-growing consumer sector.
  • Kei Nishikori became first Japanese man in semi finals in New York: The 24-year-old Kei Nishikori on Wednesday became the first Japanese man since 1918 to make the semi finals in New York.
  • Australian footballer banned for 70 matches for headbutting: An Austrian footballer has been handed a record 70-match ban for headbutting a referee during a fifth division match, the Tyrolean Football Federation confirmed on Thursday.
  • NR released new time-table: The General Manager of Northern Railways (NR), Pradeep Kumar, released the new train time-table of Northern Railway, which is effective from September 1.
  • Six Indian coaches to travel with team for wrestling worlds New Delhi: Six Indian coaches are set to travel with the 24-member wrestling team which will be leave for Tashkent, Uzbekistan on Friday to compete in the FILA World Championships to be held from September 8-14.
  • China President cancelled Pak trip over Danger: Chinese President Xi Jinping has cancelled his Pakistan visit later this month due to ongoing anti-government protests in Islamabad on Thursday.
  • India is world’s capital with 2.6L cases per year: India records by far the largest number of suicides in the world. India also has the highest rate of suicides among young people — those aged 15 to 29 years. The report noted that an estimated 8 lakh suicide deaths occurred worldwide in 2012. In 2012, India recorded nearly 2.6 lakh suicides.
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