Monday, July 21, 2014

Current Affairs 21 July , 2014

Current Affairs 21 July , 2014 : Jharkhand haats, melas hotbeds of traffickers, Over the years haats and melas have become hotbed of intermediaries and traffickers to track potential candidates.

Mayawati sets eyes on forming govt in Delhi

Indian ships to now get lifetime licences

Another batch of 50 nurses evacuated from Iraq

Rich encourage female foeticide: Bihar CM

Bihar BJP dares JD(U) to face fresh polls

Rain sweeps north, kills 2 in Uttarakhand

Medical scam kingpin Yadav brought to STF HQ for quizzing

Celebrity MPs are a rare sight in House

Online abuse, offline battles

Camel milk: Can’t get over the hump

EC announces bypolls, stage set for next electoral battle

Amarinder slams delay in LoP call

Pakistan violates truce, shells 15 Indian posts

Badaun rape: CBI calls off exhumation after Ganga drowns graves

Muttemwar urges Sonia to take up demand for Vidarbha statehood

Jaitley’s ‘growth to curb poverty’ a breakaway move

The Modi government’s unapologetic prescription of high 
growth as the antidote to poverty marks a break from the UPA’s hesitant embrace of reforms during the latter half of its second term in office.

Athletes from Punjab, Haryana, Himachal raise medal hopes
With India sending its second largest contingent ever for the Yet another banner has been placed in Allahabad urging the Congress high command to bring Priyanka Gandhi into active politics.

Insurance company wants accident victim to submit irrelevant documents, faces heat
Insurance firms must focus on documents relevant to decide the claim, and not harass consumers by asking for irrelevant documents and piecemeal information.

Korea, Japan seek industrial zone in Rajasthan’s Neemrana
South Korea has approached the Rajasthan government for an industrial zone in Neemrana while Japan has asked for a second unit in the same area.

EC rejects demand for 'transgender' on voter ID
The transgender community in Maharashtra wants to be officially recognized as 'transgenders' or 'third gender', rather than be labeled as 'others' on electoral rolls.

Don’t name SC library after any individual, Singhvi, Rohatgi say : In a new twist to the controversy surrounding renaming of the Supreme Court library, senior Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi and attorney general Mukul Rohatgi have asked the SC bar not to name it after any individual.

Which actress is tallest? Govt exam asks
Our reporter takes an SSC test and is stunned by the sexism and inanity on offer.

Tamil Nadu youth joins ISIS, family recalls his journey into insurgency : In March this year, Usman Ali of Paranagipettai near Cuddalore, a picturesque coastal village north of Tamil Nadu, was shaken out of his stupor.

Jharkhand haats, melas hotbeds of traffickers
Over the years haats (weekly markets) and melas, such as the Jagannath chariot festival, have become hotbed of intermediaries and traffickers to track potential candidates.

N Korea defends missile tests, warns 'gangster' US
North Korea's top military body today defended its recent missile tests as a legitimate exercise in self-defence, and said South Korean and US charges of provocation were malicious and hypocritical.

Bloody Sunday as 100 Gazans, 13 Israeli soldiers killed
Bodies from downed jet piled in boxcars in Ukraine
Tobacco company told to pay $23bn for smoker's death
In US, FedEx faces drug trafficking charges

In US, FedEx faces drug trafficking charges
Missile system used to strike jet came from Russia: Kerry
US jury punishes cigarette company with $23 billion award to smoker's family
UN security council holds urgent meeting on Gaza

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

Indian bestowed 'Preacher of the Nation' title at Dubai Ramzan Forum

Online, girls fight 'everyday sexism'

Scottish couple cheat death by not being allowed to board 
Malaysian airline due to lack of seats

UK tells UNSC that “senseless violence unleashed by separatists in Eastern Ukraine has reached monstrous proportions"

Indian delicacies to help astronaut survive in space

Missile system used to strike jet came from Russia: Kerry

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