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Major News and Events of 02 May 2014

What Happened on 02 May 2014

Ethnic violence in Assam leads to loss of 12 lives

Violence in Kokrajhar and Baksa district of Assam has led to the death of 12 people including three women and four children as per the media reports. The two districts along with Udaiguri and Chirang comprise the Bodoland Territorial Areas District where two years back 100 people were killed in ethnic riots between Bodo tribals and Muslim immigrants.

Judge appointed for the Commission to probe snooping in Gujarat over a woman

The Union Cabinet has decided to elect a Commission of Enquiry which would investigate into the case of snooping on a woman in Gujarat. A judge will be appointed for this according to the media reports. The Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde dismissed the contention that this was violation of model code of conduct stating this decision had been taken 4 months back.

A leader in the country who wants only power: Priyanka

Priyanka Gandhi today again attacked Narendra Modi indirectly specifying that there was a leader in the country who was hankering for power. She also stated that political discourse in the country has fallen below standards and as per media reports she stated that books containing false information about her and her family were being dumped at the spots at midnight where she is supposed to hold meetings.

Sensex dips for the fifth day

As cautious mood creeps in with the election results due, the Sensex showed the downward trend for the fifth time today with heavy selling pressure in metal, capital goods, power stocks and auto. BSE ended around 13 points down than the previous close while the NSE closed trade at marginal 1.61 points down.

IPL 2014 matches to be played in India again

The IPL 2014 is finally in India after the 1st phase matches were held in UAE as per the media reports. The match to watch for will be played on Saturday when the team which has won all the matches that is Kings XI Punjab will play against Mumbai Indians which is yet to win any match, at the Wankhede Stadium.

Microsoft releases bug fix for XP

Microsoft has released a bug fix for millions of the users of Windows XP, the operating system for which it ended service support on April 8. But as per media reports when there was news of a bug targeting Internet Explorer which could make the system vulnerable then Microsoft released this emergency bug fix.

FAQs and Answers on Indian History and Geography
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