Sunday, August 10, 2014

Current Affairs 10 August, 2014

Current Affairs 10 August, 2014  : UP’s swadeshi Taliban target Victoria statues, Three 200-year-old life-size statues of queen of Britain, Victoria, at Mathura museum were vandalized by miscreants on Friday.

Pak troops fire at LoC posts again

Amarnath Yatra ends, over 3.70 lakh pilgrims this year

BJP condemns KCR calling Modi 'facist'

Women activists meet Meerut gang-rape victim

Tiger kills fisherman in Sunderbans

Lalu-Nitish joint show likely in Chhapra on Aug 16

Bharat Ratna for Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Subhas Chandra Bose?

Meet Mahinder Watsa, the 90-year-old sexpert from Mumbai

Suspected case of Ebola: Passenger from Guinea kept under observation in Chennai hospital

Syndicate CMD bribery case may come before SIT on black money

Chouhan praises Modi at BJP national council meet

Protest against cancellation of 2011 KPSC select list-CM asks 

HDK not to give political colour

Flaunting faith in style

Modi, Manmohan visit ailing Jaswant

Be creative, end alimony delays: Madras high court

Supreme Court upholds punishment to judicial officer for sexual abuse : The Supreme Court on Wednesday reversed a 2007 order of the Madras HC and upheld the decision of a disciplinary authority to send a judicial officer to compulsory retirement for sexually harassing his private secretary when he was serving as deputy registrar on deputation in a tribunal.

Ghost vehicles, bikes ferried Vibhadra's Rs 6.5 crore apples: I-T : Scooters, tippers, oil tankers and motorcycles — these were the vehicles used to transport apples worth Rs 6.5 crore from Himachal Pradesh chief minister Virbhadra Singh's orchards in Shimla between 2008 and 2012.

Cashew juice, apple of Pepsi’s eye

While farmers in India once left cashew apples to rot, some are now selling them as the source of what Pepsi hopes could be the next coconut water.

TRS fumes over Centre’s missive; KCR writes to Modi

Stung by the Centre’s move to arm the Telangana governor with exclusive powers in the joint capital region of Hyderabad, the TRS government hit back on Saturday by stating that the norms suggested by it cannot be implemented and that the move was an affront to the federal polity of the country.

Stage set for escalation of BJP-Congress tension over UP riots

More sparks may fly between the BJP and the Congress in Lok Sabha on Monday when a debate on the communal situation is scheduled.
Current Affairs 2014
BJP-Sena to sweep Maharashtra, poll says
The BJP-Shiv Sena alliance may get a two-thirds majority in Maharashtra and BJP alone may be close to the magic mark in Haryana and the states which go for elections later this year, according to an ABP News-Nielsen opinion poll survey.

Modi will live up to expectations, Advani says

BJP veteran LK Advani who seemed a reluctant speaker at the closing session of the BJP National council meeting here on Saturday, heaped praises on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and expressed confidence that Modi will live up to people's expectations.

BJP pats itself for ‘successes’ in 70 days

Finance minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday led BJP’s charge against the 10-year UPA rule, saying it was marked by “policy paralysis” and “tax terrorism”.

Kurdish pleas for weapons may finally be heard

President Barack Obama said that the US had increased military aid to the Kurds, though he did not elaborate.

Renewed fighting jeopardizes Gaza truce efforts

In renewed fighting since the end of a three-day truce on Friday, Israel has killed 14 Palestinians in air strikes.

Tracing Ebola’s breakout to an African 2-yr-old

For Yazidis on mountain, 'no water, no food'

Turkey set to elect Erdogan as president

Women stoned to death in Syria for adultery

Latest party drug in Britain: Laughing gas

New York-bound flight evacuated in Puerto Rico

In New Jersey's Desi Central, a great Hindu temple rises

Reagan aide's death ruled a murder 33yrs after shooting

Obama leaves DC for Massachusetts island vacation

Singapore builds integrated dormitory for foreign workers

Racist anti-Sikh pamphlet creates flutter in Canada

Indian-origin man murdered in New Zealand

Another Sikh, his mother attacked in New York

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