January 2, 2015 – News Headlines

by Giz TimesJanuary 3, 2015

January 2, 2015 – News Headlines 

January 2, 2015 – News Headlines – India

  • Karnataka High Court sets up a unique bench of Justice CR Kumaraswamy to hear Jaylalithaa’s appeal in disproportionate assets case.
  • Excise duty on petrol , Diesel hiked by 2 rupees per litre; No change in retail prices.
  • Income tax department issues a notice to Robert Vadra firm demanding an explanation on land deals.
  • Delhi government decides to maintain its decision of banning Uber Cab Service.
  • Two police constables from Musa Jhag police station located in Baudan district of Uttar Pradesh, suspended for allegedly raping a 9 year old girl on Wednesday.
  • PM Narendra Modi suggests that cashless transactions are one of the best ways to deal with the problem of black money.
  • MOM or Mangalyaan – India’s first planetary mission has completed 100 days around Mars.
  • Delhi police to recruit 200 personnel from each Northeastern state , says Union Minister Rajnath Singh. Fast track courts will now be handling all the cases related to the Northeastern people.
  • Commuters protest against the disruption that took place due to the technical panto-graph snag in the Mumbai local train services on the Central Railway, Lathicharge.
  • A suspicious boat carrying explosives blows up near the Indo-Pak maritime boundary in the Arabian Sea after interception by the Indian coast guard.
  • Sensex surges 380 points to close at a nearly 4 week closing high of 27,888.


January 2, 2015 News Headlines – World

  • Palestinians’ joining of war crime courts angers Israel, US.
  • Brazil’s Rousseff vows budget cuts, anti corruption push in second terms.
  • Gun attack wounds three Kenyan soldiers near Somali border.
  • French investigators to arrive on Friday at AirAsia crash scene -BEA.
  • South Korean Students linger on campus as jobs grow scarce.
  • Saudi Arabia captures Shi’ites suspected of instigating unrest.
  • Zhang Kunsheng, a senior Chinese diplomat is no longer an assistant foreign minister as he has been sacked for suspected corruption.
  • Cologne Cathedral to turn out the lights in protest at anti-Muslim march .
  • At least  killed in al Shabaad attack at Somali military base.
  • Turkish leftist group claims the responsibility for Istanbul police attack.
  • Gunmen kill 3 Sunni clerics near Iraq’s Basra.
  • After a deadly blaze , a burnt-out ferry was towed to Italy.
  • U.N. extends mandate of tribunal trying Hariri bomb suspects.
  • 35 cars pile up after a crash in New Hampshire snow squall.
  • UN mission chief says that Ebola fight remains tough but may be won this year.
  • 2 jailed Jazeera journalist seek presidential deportation from Egypt.
  • Search teams battle rough weather in hunt for AirAsia wreck.
  • Ukraine reports first military death of the year 2015.
  • Vatican prosecutor seeks trial of protester who scaled St. Peter’s.
  • Israeli settlers stone the U.S. diplomatic cars-police.

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