Top News Headlines of 6 August 2014

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  • The Indian athletes’ performance in the Commonwealth Games created quite a buzz online as well with gold-winning wrestler Sushil Kumar being the most searched on Google.
  • The insurance bill is unlikely to come up in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday , with opposition parties, including SP and AIADMK, insisting the draft be sent to a select committee.
  • India has more multi-millionaires than Australia, Russia or France. India ranked no. 8 on global list of multi-millionaires.
  • The Indian cricket board (BCCI) BCCI aims to double title sponsorship earnings from 2015 onwards.
  • Ratan Tata is said to be considering a personal investment in Snapdeal, an ecommerce firm, at a time when online retail is generating investor euphoria on the back of exponential growth.
  • The Delhi high court, hearing a review petition by the Battery Rickshaw Welfare Association on Tuesday , refused to lift the ban on e-rickshaws in the capital and made it clear that it expects the Centre to come up with guidelines to regulate them.
  • The schedule for the elections of the Delhi University Students’ Union and members of the central council for 2014-15 was announced on Tuesday . The DU elections will be conducted on September 12, 2014.
  • The controversy over preliminary civil services exam is far from over. Agitated Opposition members continued to disrupt Parliament on Tuesday over the CSAT exam, with some demanding it be scrapped altogether, while others sought question papers in all regional languages.
  • Delhi Metro seems to be working overtime on Phase III as its 2016 deadline draws close. On Tuesday, it announced completion of two tunnels on the Janakpuri (West)-Botanical Garden corridor.
  • Opposition members in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi for not greeting Muslims on the occasion of Eid while noting that he had offered prayers in Nepal’s famed centuries-old Pashupatinath Temple.
  • Banned outfit Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) was possibly involved in sending controversial pictures to some Facebook users in Bareilly that led to communal violence in Meera Ki Paith locality a few days ago, cyber wing sleuths have found.
  • Scientists have created the world’s first technology that can connect battery-free devices to Wi-Fi.
  • Britain may review its immigration policy that has hindered thousands of Indian students from heading to its universities. British deputy PM Nick Clegg said he will push the government to review its visa policy if his India visit convinces him that the “reservation of Indian students are genuine.
  • Reserve Bank of India governor Raghuram Rajan on Tuesday added nearly Rs 40,000 crore to the banking sector’s lendable resources by reducing the statutory liquidity ratio (SLR) by 50 basis points to 22% even as it kept other key policy rates unchanged.
  • Singapore-based private equity firm Xander group has invested Rs 400 crore ($66 million) in Supertech’s township and group housing projects in Sector 79, Gurgaon.
  • Mallika Sherawat And The Centre Were Issued Notices By The Hyderabad High Court on a PIL against a poster of Dirty Politics that shows her draped in the national flag.
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Top News Headlines of 6 August 2014
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