Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Current Affairs 22 July, 2014

Current Affairs 22 July, 2014 : In 2013, trial completed in just 15% child rape cases, National Crime Records Bureau figures reveal that nearly 85% cases of child rape continue to be pending in various courts acr

Govt plays safe on Gaza violence

PMO to take stock of infrastructure projects this week

Govt heat on misleading food ads as self-regulation fails

Centre clears UU Lalit’s appointment as SC judge

Law intern wants trial outside Delhi

AI, MH17 were not on same path

BJP and Congress support fasting student over CSAT

AAP not to screen candidates for bypolls

Himachal, Uttarakhand seek Modi's favour over Mansarovar route

Jail doctors allege addicts threatening them, seek security

Just 2 judges denied permanent posting in Madras HC

Hard bargaining was DMK's regular ploy

Judgment Day for higher judiciary

No cop action in Haryana shrines, says HS Chatha

Aborted autopsy was to ascertain if Badaun sisters were hanged before murder

BJP questions plans to amend HP Land and Tenancy Act

The opposition BJP and ruling Congress government in 

Himachal Pradesh have drawn daggers on the issue of amending section 118 of HP Land and Tenancy Act.

Pak to return 57 boats of Indian fishermen

Fishermen and their boats are often apprehended by 
maritime security forces of both countries when they violate the other nation's territorial waters.Earlier in May, Pakistan had released 150 Indian fishermen.

14 drugs made in Himachal Pradesh fail tests
The quality of drugs manufactured in Himachal Pradesh has come under scanner once again with samples of 14 drugs failing the test conducted by Central Drugs Standards Control Organization (CDSCO) in June last.

Business honchos to select Andhra Pradesh capital
The Andhra Pradesh government on Sunday formed an advisory committee led by municipal administration and urban development minister P Narayana to zero in on the new capital city of the state.

Himachal Pradesh plans to better facilities of urban local bodies : Sudhir Sharma said that draft town and country planning (amendment) Act, 2013, had been published and suggestions and objections had been invited from general public.

Court pulls up 2G case prosecutor for repeating queries
A special CBI court which is exclusively trying the 2G scam case on Monday reprimanded the public prosecutor in the case for repeating questions by putting it in a “circuitous manner”.

Kin of youths abducted in Iraq to meet Sushma Swaraj
Relatives of Indian youths abducted by ISIS in Mosul city of war-torn Iraq left for Delhi on Monday to meet Union minister for external affairs Sushma Swaraj and urge her to bring back the kidnapped persons.

With 5.5 lakh deaths in 2013, TB is biggest killer
Fewer Indians might be dying from HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria, but it is estimated that almost 5.5 lakh non-HIV positive people died of TB last year, making it the biggest killer among the three.

AG, Sorabjee, ex-CJI Balakrishnan slam Katju
Former CJI and NHRC chief KG Balakrishnan, attorney general Mukul Rohatgi and former AG Soli J Sorabjee criticized Justice Markandey Katju for waiting for so long to write an article on an alleged ‘corrupt judge’ in Madras high court.

Six years ago, Supreme Court criticized former CJI for getting swayed by govt : Six years ago, the Supreme Court was scathing in its criticism of former Chief Justice RC Lahoti for surrendering the judiciary’s primacy and “swaying to the UPA government’s view” in 2005.

US urges global push for Gaza ceasefire
Voicing fresh concern about civilian casualties, Obama 
reaffirmed his belief that Israel has the right to defend itself against a barrage of more than 1,500 rockets being launched by Hamas.

Body found of fugitive South Korea ferry owner

China envoy lauds ISI’s anti-terror role

Malaysia Airlines picks Syria route now

Iran complying with nuclear deal: UN watchdog

Mudslides kill 11 in southwest China, 14 missing

Kerry promises $47 million in humanitarian aid to Gaza

US embassy apologises to Ghana leader for tweet

Obama pressures Russia, Putin on MH17 crash probe

UN security council calls for Gaza ceasefire

162-acre Akshardham coming up in New Jersey

'Go to Gulf with rights' campaign to help expats

Indians among the top three spenders in Singapore

Four Indian tailors evacuated from Gaza

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