Sunday, July 27, 2014

Current Affairs 27 July, 2014

Current Affairs 27 July, 2014 : JD(U)-RJD-Cong alliance finalized for Bihar bypolls, Former Bihar CM and JD(U) supremo Nitish Kumar had earlier said all 'secular' parties needed to come together in the state ag.

BJP, Shiv Sena working to divide country: Rahul Gandhi

'El Nino's location, not intensity, impacts monsoon'

Underworld don Babloo says Dawood out to kill him

Political blame game over UP communal clashes

Lost to Govinda in 2004 due to underworld: Ram Naik

Encephalitis toll touches 109 in West Bengal

Doctors polish soft skills to deliver tough news

Ancient Pakistan temples draw devotees from across faiths

Cop killed in militant attack in J&K

Depleting ground water levels cause of worry

NHRC chief suggests cess on mining to fund welfare of workers

Modi govt keen on restoring Savarkar plaque in Andamans

Ashok Chavan challenges EC order in HC

Financial aid pours in for victims in Gaza

Let Pawar, Sonia talk to resolve seats row: NCP

Birth of 2nd republic under Modi: Sanjaya Baru
Sanjaya Baru, author, policy analyst and former media adviser to former PM Manmohan Singh, said on Saturday that the second phase of India’s republic has begun under Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Foot soldier's son turns Army chief
Having spent a lifetime as a foot soldier in the Army Ram Phal Suhag (84) from Bishan village in Haryana's Jhajjar district dreamt of seeing his son as an officer in the forces.

Rajnath calls up Akhilesh, centre sends additional forces to UP : The Centre has sought a report from the Uttar Pradesh government and also sent six companies of paramilitary forces to maintain law and order in the state in the wake of communal violence in Saharanpur.

Leader of opposition issue: Congress says attorney general pleasing 'political masters' : The Congress on Saturday attacked attorney general Mukul Rohatgi for opining that the party had no claim to the post of the Leader of opposition (LoP) in Lok Sabha, saying his view was aimed at "pleasing the political masters".

Reining in errant judges next on govt's agenda
The law ministry has convened a meeting of top jurists, former judges and the law commission chairman on Monday to deliberate on the long-pending Judicial Standards and Accountability Bill.

Aadhaar still rife with security flaws
An internal risk assessment by the UIDAI in 2012 had found that the enrolment device could be taken outside its defined territory, including foreign land, to enroll people and send data to UIDAI for processing.

Riot rocks UP again, 3 dead in Saharanpur
Violent clashes erupted in Saharanpur early Saturday morning killing three men and injuring over 24 others when two groups clashed over a patch of disputed land adjoining a gurdwara close to the city's railway station.

MIM may fight Maharashtra Assembly polls
The MIM has decided to wade into electoral politics in Maharashtra by contesting close to dozen seats in the upcoming Assembly polls in that state.

CBI questions East Bengal official twice over Saradha scam
CBI sleuths questioned East Bengal Club's top official Debabrata Sarkar alias Nitu in what many perceive to be a crucial phase of the investigation in the Saradha scam.

Maharashtra Andhashraddha Nirmulan Samiti seeks probe into seance claims, threatens stir from August
Addressing a press conference, Dabholkar's son Hamid said the state government and the police were not putting in enough effort to probe into the allegations.

Iraq jihadists blow up Shia mosque in Mosul
Jihadists destroyed the Nabi Shiyt shrine in Mosul, the de facto Iraqi capital of the "caliphate" proclaimed last month by IS leader al-Baghdadi.

85 Syria troops killed in jihadist takeover
At least 85 Syrian soldiers were killed, some of them beheaded, as the jihadist Islamic State took over a base in the northern province of Raqa, a monitoring group said today.

McDonald’s broke safety code: Russia

US evacuates embassy in Libya amid clashes

Malaysian prime minister to travel to NetherlandsMalaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak will travel to the Netherlands on Wednesday to discuss the downed Malaysia Airlines jet with his Dutch counterpart.

Russia steps up help for Ukraine rebels

Qaida releases video of US suicide bomber in Syria

Nude models, artists take to New York City streets

New York Times calls for marijuana legalization

US lawmaker mistakes Obama administration officials for Indian bureaucrats

White House: Putin, Russia are "culpable" in Ukraine plane crash

MH17 victim's parents arrive on site, believe daughter is alive

Primark forced to remove skinny-looking mannequin with protruding ribs after customer complaint

UK deputy PM Nick Clegg says Russia should not host World Cup

Britain and China on a collision course over Hong Kong

Indian-origin 'chicken king' at centre of UK hygiene probe

Inquiry launched into Indian-origin boy's killing in Scotland

Britain's Indian-origin 'chicken king' in middle of factory health controversy

Sampat Shivangi appointed to top health post in America

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