Top News Headlines of 5 September 2014

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Narendra Modi

  • Narendra Modi is the First Prime Minister direct reach out school kids. Narendra Modi became the first PM after Jawaharlal Nehru to directly reach out to school kids. In a manner of speaking, the saffron mascot sought to position himself as Masterji Modi after Chacha Nehru on Teacher’s day 5th September 2014.
  • Oz PM pledges research funds: Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Friday announced an extension of the Australia-India Strategic Research fund (AISRF) for a further four years and pledged Australian dollars (AUD) 20 million for the initiative.
  • The Seventy five teachers awarded on Teachers’ Day: Seventy-five principals and teachers of government schools were felicitated by Directorate of Education at Thyagaraj Stadium on Teachers’ Day.
  • Sania won mixed double final: Sania Mirza and Bruno Soares won 3rd slam mixed Doubles title of the US open on Friday.
  • NATO plan create a new force to deter: NATO leaders approved plans on Friday to create a rapid response force with a headquarters in Eastern Europe that could quickly mobilize if an alliance country in the region were to come under attack.
  • Modi wave may be waning in Maharashtra: BJP president Amit Shah has advised the party’s Maharashtra unit not to completely base its poll campaign on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s charisma and instead expose the ruling Congress NCP alliance’s “misdeeds” of the last 15 years.
  • In Gujarat address tripped by Poll code: In Gujarat, excitement Narendra Modi’s `teacher’s’ address was interrupted by election code of conduct (ECC) in wake of by poll elections to nine assembly seats and one MP seat scheduled to be held on September 13.
  • DGCA notice to 131 Jet pilots for flying without checking: The directorate general of civil aviation (DGCA) on Friday issued showcause notice to 131 pilots of Jet Airways for flying without clearing a mandatory biannual exam.
  • Modi’s weavers to sell online: Varanasi’s world famous weavers may soon start selling their craft through cyberspace. An online retailer is set to launch a pilot project for the weavers in this VIP constituency to join its website as sellers.
  • Soil study shows life began 60m years earlier than thought: Scientists from Kolkata have found oxygen-producing life forms were present on the earth some three billion years ago -60 million years earlier than previously thought.
  • US permit use of novel cancer drug: The US Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved the first of an eagerly awaited new class of cancer drugs that unleashes the immune system to fight tumours.
  • Google return fund parents for kids’ in-app purchase: Google has agreed to pay full refunds totaling at least $19m to consumers who were charged for purchases that children made via apps without parental consent from the Google Play app store. It settled with Apple for $32.5 million in January and it had also filed a complaint against Amazon.
  • Tokyo enclose park seen as local source of dengue: A park in Tokyo has been closed after dozens of cases of dengue fever were contracted by people who visited the area. Health minister Yasuhisa Shiozaki said all local governments would be given guidelines on how to identify and handle dengue.
  • ICICI bank built a mark record: ICICI Bank, the country’s largest private sector lender, has built a track record of riding the wave early during an upturn and making rapid course corrections during a slowdown. Even as the banking industry struggles with stressed loans, Chanda Kochhar, MD & CEO of ICICI Bank, appears relaxed since the bank has kept a tight leash on them.
  • Police stop 4 youth from link ISIS: Intelligence agencies in Kolkata arrested four Hyderabad-based youths before they could cross over to Bangladesh to join ISIS, it has emerged. Police fear more youngsters from Hyderabad could be in touch with recruiters from the terror outfit.
  • Lt Gen Rath gets clean chit in Sukna land case: The Armed Forces Tribunal (AFT) on Friday quashed the court martial of former 33 Corps commander Lt-General P K Rath, one of the four generals indicted in the infamous Sukna land scam case that rocked the Army five years ago.
  • Identify land for Pandit: Union home minister Rajnath Singh has asked the Jammu and Kashmir government to identify suitable land in the Valley for rehabilitation of some three lakh Kashmiri migrants.
  • Odia’s owner and former AT group arrested by CBI: The CBI arrested the owner of an Odia newspaper Bikash Swain and a former executive of Artha Tatwa Group Ranjan Dash, who is a close associate of a BJD MLA, for their alleged role in the multi-crore chit fund scam on Friday.
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