Top News Headlines of 6 January 2015


Major Events and Top News Headlines of 6 January 2014:

  • A Bollywood Movie “Tever” directed by Amit Ravindranath Sharma and releasing this Friday on 9th January 2015.
  • The only name that TOI did not get right was of Stuart Binny . We had plumped for Yuvraj Singh, the 2011 World Cup hero instead.
  • President Pranab Mukherjee have cleared an ordinance amending the Indian Citizenship Act to merge the Person of Indian Origin (PIO) and Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI) schemes on Tuesday.
  • The Delhi government on Tuesday informed the Delhi high court its ban on app-based taxi services will continue and vehicles violating it are being confiscated.
  • With Prime Minister Narendra Modi set to kickstart BJP’s election campaign at Ramlila Maidan on Saturday , BJP is working hard to make the rally a grand event.
  • Khalistani militant Jagtar Singh `Tara’ involved in the assassination of former Punjab chief minister Beant Singh, was arrested by the authorities in Thailand.
  • The Supreme Court has held while awarding compulsory retirement to a Life Insurance Corporation of India cashier for misappropriating Rs 533 twenty-five years ago.
  • Coal industry employees across the country went on a five day strike on Tuesday, halting production at over 60 percent of state-run Coal India units.
  • Across the nation celebrate “Youth Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas” on 7th January.
  • The Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) will fly a reusable launch vehicle (RLV) this March as a technology demonstration.
  • The opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) has sought New Delhi’s help to “restore democracy“ in Bangladesh.
  • The ministry for human resource development promised six new IIMs, bringing their tally to 19.
  • The Unique Identification Authority of India has generated Aadhaar numbers for as many as 35% of the population in Uttar Pradesh and 25% in Bihar.
  • A revolutionary screening method non-invasive prenatal testing is set to be launched in India later this week which will allow safer and definite detection of such disorders in pregnant woman.
  • Former RAW chief Alok Joshi has been appointed as senior adviser to National Technical Research Organization (NTRO).
  • Developed by researchers from the California-based Salk Institute for Biological Studies, the compound effectively stopped weight gain, lowered cholesterol, controlled blood sugar and minimized inflammation in mice.
  • China has signed a deal with Russia to build the world’s longest high-speed railway connecting Beijing with Moscow in just 48 hours.
  • Imran Khan has admitted to the secret wedlock with a former BBC anchor Reham Khan while leaving from Heathrow airport on Monday.
  • A Chinese entrepreneur has doled out four BMWs as a year-end bonus to high performing employees.
  • South Korea’s defence ministry said on Tuesday that North Korea appeared to have achieved a “significant“ level of technology to miniaturize a nuclear device to be fitted on the tip of a missile.
  • Samsung India on Tuesday announced the launch of four new mid-segment smartphones -Galaxy A3, Galaxy A5, Galaxy E5 and Galaxy E7.
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday released a commemorative coin in honour of Jamsetji Tata, popularly known as father of modern Indian industry , on his 175th birth anniversary here.
  • South Africa’s opening batsman Alviro Petersen announced is retirement from international cricket.
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Top News Headlines of 6 January 2015
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