Saturday, July 19, 2014

Current Affairs 19 July, 2014

Current Affairs 19 July, 2014 : Won’t help in state assembly polls: RSS to Amit Shah, BJP president Amit Shah on his arrival in Nagpur on July 18, 2014 before meeting RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat.

UP to give free power connections to 1.72 lakh families

It's curtains for JNNURM

Supreme Court orders special court for Coalgate trial

Odisha’s top Maoist Sabyasachi Panda arrested

HC seeks scheme to protect children of jailed parents

36% of children in Bihar drop out before Class V: CAG

Now, Andhra, Telangana bicker over assembly room

Euthanasia: High time for last right, top journal says

Modi flew out minutes before MH17 crash

Alert in Himachal Pradesh over reports about terrorist movement

CAG raps IAF for buying ‘expensive’ SUVs

BJP's Anurag Thakur writes to CM for high court bench in Dharamshala

Punjab's key boards, corporations in deep debt

Himachal Pradesh police to soon replace old weapons: DGP

Haryana can’t pass law on gurdwaras, attorney general says

Supreme Court notice to govt over bungalow squatters

The Supreme Court asked the Centre to respond to ex-CAG 

Vinod Rai’s allegation that there was indiscriminate abuse of discretionary powers by urban development minister and secretary to allow politicians and others to overstay in government bungalows in Delhi’s Lutyens’ zone.

Gratuity rows fall under purview of consumer forums
A consumer forum has held that disputes relating to employee gratuity fall within its purview.

Mayawati aide's niece joins BJP in UP
"I have never got associated with any political party, not even BSP.But, as chairperson of the board, I looked into issues raised by people from all political parties,'' she told TOI.

Mehbooba Mufti again seeks discussion on Gaza violence in Lok Sabha, walks out
Jammu & Kashmir People's Democratic Party (PDP) on Friday attempted to disrupt Lok Sabha over killing of “innocent” people, including children, in Gaza following attacks by Israel.

After rape remark, Tapas Paul skips House
The actor-turned-MP has informed Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan that he needs leave to recuperate from high blood pressure and back pain that has immobilized him.

Pakistan denies any prior knowledge of Vaidik-Saeed meeting
As the Ved Pratap Vaidik-Hafiz Saeed meeting continues to make headlines in India, Pakistan high commissioner Abdul Basit said on Friday that even Pakistani authorities were not aware of the meeting.

President rejects mercy pleas of Nithari killer, 5 others
It’s the gallows for Nithari serial killer Surinder Koli and five other death row convicts with President Pranab Mukherjee rejecting their mercy petitions as advised by the home ministry.

Beas tragedy: Three bodies still missing
The ill-fated group was washed away when water was suddenly released from the Larji Dam on June 8 evening.

Won’t help in state assembly polls: RSS to Amit Shah
RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat is learned to have told BJP president Amit Shah not to expect the organisation’s help in the forthcoming assembly elections in some states, including Maharashtra.

Food ministry’s plan to ban onion export shot down
Food ministry’s proposal to put a ban on export of onion was shot down by other departments at the meeting of committee of secretaries (CoS) on Friday, sources said.

US drone strike kills 8 in Pakistan: Officials
Pakistani intelligence officials say a US drone has fired two missiles at a compound in a northwestern tribal region, killing eight militants.

Malaysia PM's step-grandmother was on MH17

MH17 crash clouds over G20 trade summit

Christian exodus from Iraq's Mosul

Iran nuclear deal deadline extended: Diplomats

Obama to sign orders protecting gay govt employees

‘Sherlock’ heirs lose US supreme court test

Obama to sign orders protecting gay employees in govt

Heavy rain douses US’s Motiva Port Arthur refinery flare: Report

Obama blames Russia, Putin for MH-17 shooting

Indian delicacies to help astronaut survive in space

Prince William voices 'sadness' over Malaysian jet tragedy

40 Indians released from Saudi Arabian prison

Sushma exhorts NRIs to assist in India's progress

NRI industrialist conferred with honorary doctorate in UK

Sikh man jailed by UK court for 5 years on kidnapping charges

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