Monday, July 14, 2014

Current Affairs 14 July, 2014

Current Affairs 14 July, 2014 : Caucus within Congress wants to dislodge Gandhis: Beni, "Everybody knows the names and the faces who have benefited and amassed assets while the party declined in the state,"

2,000 Kedarnath pilgrims stranded

Political bigwigs at engagement of Amit Shah's son

Anti-tobacco drive won’t affect farmers: Harsh Vardhan

Sacking is reward for my honesty: Ex-Puducherry governor
Ashok Chavan fudged poll expenses: EC

Refusal of entry to dhoti-clad HC judge triggers controversy

AAI officials question radar quality at Indian airports

Low interest rate can check farmers' suicides: Expert panel

India is the world’s largest consumer of antibiotics

Civil service still not an option for Goans

MCI blinks, restores 600+ seats to Karnataka

Green channel clearance for coastal cargo soon

Treat rape-accused minors on par with adults: Maneka Gandhi

Libya-Gaza strife poses fresh headache for India

Gowda’s railway board revamp plan to trigger turf war

Most Information commissions fail transparency test
Information commissions — watchdogs for the transparency regime under the RTI Act — are some of the most opaque organizations according to an independent report.

Modi govt carries out first major reshuffle of top bureaucrats
In its first major reshuffle of the top bureaucracy, the NDA government has named new secretaries for as many as 10 ministries and departments.

Mumbai-bound Air India flight from US lands safely after bird strike : An India-bound flight out of New Jersey was forced to return to the airport because of an engine fire sparked by a bird strike.

Caucus within Congress wants to dislodge Gandhis: Beni
Senior Congress leader Beni Prasad Verma on Sunday hinted that a caucus within the party was conspiring to dislodge the Gandhi family from the outfit.

Tug of war in Himachal Congress over IIM
Congress leaders are divided over the question of where the Indian Institute of Management should come up.

It's a rough road to the Dalai Lama's abode
The Dalai Lama's abode in exile and a Buddhist temple of renown is falling to the vagaries of neglect.

Shiromani Akali Dal chief alleges Sonia 'conspiracy' in demand for HSGPC : "Sikhs across the world will converge on this issue and oust the Haryana government from office in the forthcoming assembly elections.

2,000 Kedarnath pilgrims stranded
Around 2,000 Kedarnath pilgrims are stranded in the 22-km-long Sonprayag-Kedarnath pedestrian track in Rudraprayag district following landslides caused by incessant rain since Saturday

Farmers till land acquired for nuclear plant
Farmers of Gorakhpur, Fatehabad have cultivated land acquired for the nuclear plant project.With elections due in October, they are confident no one will object.

Battle bullying: Mike Honda 
A good step to help reduce bullying would be passing and implementing the Safe Schools Improvement Act.

Israeli military launches first ground incursion : Israel briefly deployed ground troops inside the Gaza Strip for the first time early Sunday as its military warned northern Gaza residents to evacuate their homes, part of a widening offensive that's killed more than 160 Palestinians.

Over 130 Sunni militants killed in Iraq

2% of priests are paedophiles: Pope

8 killed in explosions in Egypt's Sinai

Libyan militias fight it out near Tripoli airport

Disputes remain in N-talks, US, Iran say

US plane with 168 passengers struck by lightning

7 small earthquakes shake central Oklahoma: US Geological Survey

3 killed in US shooting in south California

Major disputes remain in Vienna nuclear talks, US, Iran say

Indian-American surgeon chosen for BBC lecture series

Three members of Indian-American family killed in US car crash

Appeal in US court against dismissal of lawsuit against Sonia Gandhi

Indian mathematician wins Polya Prize for solving knotty riddle

Coca Cola China offering expats pollution hazard pay

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