Top News Headlines of 8 September 2014


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  • Serena Williams defeated Caroline Woznicki 6-3,6-3 to win her third straight US Open title –a record-tying sixth overall – and her 18th Grand Slam on Sunday.
  • Aam Aadmi Pary released a siting video on Monday showing city BJP vice-president Sher Singh Dagar allegedly offering a Rs4 crore bribe to an AAP MLA to quite his post.
  • Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday kept open the possibility of a meeting between PM Narendra Modi and his counterpart Nawaz Sharif on the sidelines of UNGA later this month.
  • Labour and employment minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Monday said he would hold consultations with trade union in this regard. with in central keen on amending the factories.
  • DDA registered FIRs against 56 flat owners, sealed five flats and announced demolition of 282 properties in Vasant Kunj’s D-6 Block.
  • A session Court in Bangalore on Monday granted anticipatory bail to Karthik Gowda, son of railway minister DV Sadananda Gowda, in a rape and cheating case filled against him by Kannada actor Matihreyi.
  • In a change of plan that Thousand of pilgrims to Vaishno Devi, the shrine board, after ordering resumption of yatra at 8am on Monday after a four-day suspension” the pilgrims at 4pm because it conclude that the alternate route was too ardous.
  • PM Narendra Modi on Monday described India and Germany, which are bound by democratic values, as “made for each other” after a meeting with visiting German foreign minister Frank Walter Steinmeier.
  • The Indian government has decided to make it mandatory for over 5,000 scientist working in different central agencies including the Council for Scientist and Industrial Research (CSIR), to undertake 12 demic year in public-funded schools and colleges across the country.
  • India took a tough line ahead of Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit to India later this month on Monday. “For India agree to a one-China policy. China should reaffirm a one-India Policy.” External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj said.
  • Human Resource Development minister Smriti Irani will be in a treat with vice-chancellors of 39 Universities in Chandigarh for two days September12-13, to discuss ministry’s new vision on higher education, take stock of their function and prepare the road ahead.
  • As many as 60 British women have joined an all-female sharia police unit for the ISIS, reprimanding those who fall foul of the Jihad’s strict rules.
  • An Italian Businessman discovered five pearls worth $2,582 inside an oyster he ordered at a restaurant. Giuseppe Di Biaco, an executive at Poste Italiane in Italy, was out for dinner with his girlfriend when he found the gems at Nonna Maria restaurant in Salerno, Italy.
  • India has signed the free agreement (FTA) in service and investments with 10-member ASEAN (Association of South East Asian Nations) paving the way for freer movement of professionals and further opening opportunity for investment. The country implemented FTA in goods with Asean in 2011.
  • Bharti Airtel Ltd has agreed to sell more than 35,00 mobile phone towers in six African nation to telecom tower firm Eaton Towers, in a deal under a 10 year contract.
  • The Army has deployed around 20,000 soldiers in Its Operation Magh Rahat to rescue stranded people, with 215 columns, 65 medical team and 15 engineer task forces spread out on the Kashmir. They have rescued over 23,500 people till now.
  • Shuttlers Asish Sharma and Bhavya Rishi clinched the men’s and women’s singles titles respectively at the Senior Delhi State Championship here.
  • Hard-hitting batsman Aaron Finch has been appointed as the captain of Australia’s new T20 team after George Bailey stepped down to concentrate on longer format of the game, cricket.
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