Saturday, July 26, 2014

Current Affairs 26 July, 2014

Current Affairs 26 July, 2014 : Sonia Gandhi to hold Iftar on Sunday, It would be the first Ramzan gathering hosted by Sonia in the last three years. 

BJP, Shiv Sena in politics of bullying: Rahul Gandhi

Chances of El Nino onset reduce to 50%: IMD

Country has got new direction under Pranab: Modi

Rajnath regrets force-feeding of Muslim employee

Sonia turns up for meeting, finds no one present

Women's reservation bill unlikely to be tabled soon: Govt

BJP MP's bill seeks Rs 5000 pension for those from unorganized sector

Policeman killed in terror attack in J&K's Sopore district

We have largest number of war widows, yet no war memorial

'When you go home, tell them of us and say, for your tomorrow, we gave our today'

Two NHRC appointments in 2013 violated SC norms

Congress, AAP criticize govt on UPSC logjam

Language students not to suffer in UPSC exams, govt assures 

India's flip-flop on Israel raises brows

SC notice to Centre on Muslim quota

Can Subrata Roy get an office in jail? SC asks Tihar authorities

To enable Subrata Roy to arrange the money required for interim bail, the court had permitted him to operate a few bank accounts and sell assets as well as securities and bonds.

India lodges protest over adjournment of 26/11 trial in Pakistan : The glacial progress in the Mumbai attacks trial in Pakistan on Friday saw India registering a strong protest with Islamabad.

SC notice to Centre and states on Nalini's plea
Nalini challenged the constitutional validity of Section 435(1) of Criminal Procedure Code that mandated the Tamil Nadu government to consult the Centre before releasing seven convicts serving life terms in the case.

Congress can't get leader of opposition post in Lok Sabha: Attorney general to Speaker
Reeling with a historic low number of 44 seats, Congress had based its claim for the LoP post on the law relating to Salary and Allowances of Leader of Opposition in Parliament Act, 1977 and the rules thereunder.

2 held for trafficking Lankans to Australia
After India accepted Australian government's request to probe trafficking of 153 Sri Lankan Tamil refugees from India to Christmas Island, 1,500km northwest of western Australia, the Puducherry CB-CID on Thursday arrested two people, whose boat was used to ferry a group of refugees.

Daily wager's son bags bronze medal at Commonwealth Games : Ganesh Mali, 21, bagged the bronze medal in the 56 kg weight category.

ED notice to Suresh Kalmadi, others in CWG scam case
The case pertains to the 2009 QBR event held in London in the presence of former President Pratibha Patil, in the run-up to the October 2010 CWG in Delhi.

Nadwa cleric asks Saudi govt to prepare an army of Sunni youth for Iraq : After hitting the headlines for greeting Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the self-appointed caliph and head of Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), Sunni theologian Maulana Salman Nadvi of Darul Uloom Nadwatul Ulama, in an open letter, has asked the Saudi government to prepare an army of five lakh Indian Sunni Muslim youth to fight against the Shia militias in Iraq and elsewhere.

Collegium system failed: Law panel chief
ustice Shah's attack comes soon after some other retired senior judges supported Justice Katju's claims that a Madras HC additional judge had been given an extension despite an IB report containing allegations of corruption against him.

Sonia Gandhi to hold Iftar on Sunday
ongress chief Sonia Gandhi will host an Iftar on Sunday, the second of the mega fast-breaking feasts of Ramzan after the one hosted by President Pranab Mukherjee this week.

Kerry proposes weeklong halt to fighting in Gaza Strip
Secretary of state John Kerry has proposed a two-stage plan to halt the fighting in the Gaza Strip that would first impose a weeklong truce starting Sunday.
What happened? The day Flight MH 17 was downed

It was lunchtime when a tracked launcher with four SA-11 surface-to-air missiles rolled into town and parked on Karapetyan Street. Fifteen hundred miles (2,400 kilometers) to the west, passengers were checking in for Malaysia Airlines Flight 17.

White House: Putin, Russia are "culpable" in Ukraine plane crash : EU edges to economic sanctions on Russia but narrows scope

China trying to revive Myanmar rail project

Rise of ISIS tests Syrian army strategy

Kerry proposes weeklong halt to fighting in Gaza

Cellphone unlocking set to become legal again in US

US 'concerned' over Russian weapons moving into Ukraine

Obama tells Central America leaders illegal migrants to be sent home

Commonwealth games: Britain and Scotland lock horns over colour of Red Arrows flyby smoke

India helps Portugal's University of Coimbra get world heritage status

McDonald's may become victim of worsening US-Russia ties

Sampat Shivangi appointed to top health post in America

Bollywood inspired Indian stalker in Australia

Indian family abducted in Libya

India funds creches for Tamils of Indian origin in Sri Lanka

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