Top News Headlines of 8 January 2015


Major Events and Top News Headlines of 8th January 2014:

  • Scientists have created the first new antibiotic in nearly three decades.
  • Vistara, a TataSingapore Airlines joint venture, is scheduled to make its debut in the commercial airline industry on Friday with an inaugural Delhi-Mumbai flight.
  • DMRC has been launched “public bicycle sharing“ scheme is aimed at promoting the cause of “clean and green India“.
  • The faculty selection process at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) has come under the health ministry scanner for denial of reservation during recruitment.
  • The new year is going to start with the biggest dance festival in the capital, which will be spread over eight days.
  • Chennai Court on Thursday closed the income tax case against former Tamil Nadu CM J Jayalalithaa, as an economic offences and her friend N Sasikalaa as `withdrawn’.
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi lionized India as a land of opportunities as he reached out to the Indian Diaspora of 25 million, while inaugurating the 13th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas  here on Thursday.
  • A day after gunmen killed 10 journalists in Paris, a BSP MLA in Meerut sparked a nation-wide controversy on Thursday when he offered to pay he offered to pay Rs 51 crore to “anyone who comes forward and claims responsibility for the attack”.
  • The armed forces for the first time will have all-women marching contingents in the Republic Day parade this year, which will have US President Barack Obama as the chief guest.
  • The Agra district administration on Thursday ordered almost 4,000 diesel run mini pick-up trucks to convert to CNG by July this year.
  • Vishva Hindu Parishad `Himalaya Dhwani’ uses Kareena picture to fight love jihad.
  • Scientists have developed a novel nanowire coating for clothes that can both generate heat and trap the heat from our bodies better than regular clothes.
  • Pakistan’s cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan married P television journalist
  • Reham Khan at his residence in Islamabad on Thursday.
  • Britain is planning to allow 16-year-olds to vote in the upcoming general election in May.
  • Oil-rich Brunei has banned public celebrations of Christmas for fear of Muslims being led astray, its religious affairs ministry said on Thursday.
  • Boko Haram militants have killed dozens of people and burned down their homes in the northeast Nigerian town of Baga in the past two days.
  • Infosys CEO Vishal Sikka gifted iPhone 6s to 3,000 top performers in the company during the holiday season.
  • Kavin Mittal, son of Bharti Airtel promoter Sunil Mittal, plans to get into internet telephony through his messenger company `Hike’.
  • Australia will launch their attempt to reach new heights in football by toppling champions Japan and winning their first Asian Cup when they kick off the tour name on Friday.
  • AMY POEHLER has been named as the 2015 Woman of the Year by Harvard University’s Hasty Pudding Theatricals.
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