Top News Headlines of 9 August 2014

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  • Absent from Rajya-Sabha, Sachin has only 20 days to beat bar: Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar and actor Rekha -have so far not violated the stipulated rule on attendance. On Friday , Kurien said Tendulkar last attended the house on December 13, 2013 and Rekha was last seen on February 19, 2014.
  • Maharashtra guv set to be replaced: The Centre is set to replace Maharashtra governor K. Sankaranarayanan with a BJP heavyweight soon.
  • India, Pakistan will play 12 Tests in next eight years: The long wait for India and Pakistan to play a bilateral Test series is set to end in December 2015.
  • US warplanes bombed Islamist fighters marching on Iraq’s Kurdish capital in the north on Friday after President Barack Obama said Washington must act to prevent “genocide“.
  • The Supreme Court has changed the ground rule under Section 138 of Negotiable Instruments Act to prosecute a person who had presented a cheque which bounced for insufficiency of funds.
  • Metro to run extra: This weekend, Delhi Metro is going to run over 600 extra train trips–a first for the transport agency.Delhi Metro Rail Corporation will run 190 more trips on the day before Rakshabandhan and 419 extra trips on the day , which is a Sunday .
  • The speed with which the Madras high court has dismissed charges against medical colleges accused of seeking capitation fees or inflating faculty numbers has raised eyebrows in judicial circles and focused a spotlight on the mess in the professional education sector.
  • DU teachers slam biometric attendance move: Delhi College of Art (DCA) has installed biometric attendance recording machines following instructions from the offices of the lieutenant governor and the chief secretary .
  • Ebola watch begins, govt installs helpline: As the World Health Organization issued a global health alert in the wake of Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak, the government on Friday opened a 24-hour emergency helpline and said it has put in place the “most advanced surveillance and tracking system“.
  • Centre files e-rick draft guidelines: The ban on e-rickshaws continues with the Delhi high court turning down the Centre’s request for an interim nod once again on Friday.
  • India and the US on Friday agreed to go in for co-development and co-production of advanced weapon systems, with Washington pushing New Delhi for early decisions on offers ranging from the next-generation Javelin anti-tank guided missiles (ATGMs) to unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).
  • Sacked Mizoram governor Kamla Beniwal, who no longer enjoys constitutional immunity against legal proceedings, now faces charges of involvement in a Rs 1,000 crore land grab case, currently in progress in a court here.
  • The long wait for India and Pakistan to play a bilateral Test series is set to end in December 2015. The two countries will take on each other in the United Arab Emirates in a full series comprising two Tests, five One-Day Internationals and two T20 games.
  • Sports ministry felicitates CWG medal winners: The sports ministry on Friday felicitated the 64 medal winners of the 2010 Glasgow Commonwealth Games, with cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar specially congratulating para powerlifter Sakina Khatun and gymnast Dipa Karmakar.
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