Monday, August 11, 2014

Current Affairs 11 August, 2014

Current Affairs 11 August, 2014 : Netaji’s kin don’t want Bharat Ratna for him, Amid speculation that the Bharat Ratna may be conferred on Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, his family members disapproved.

Modi remains Congress’s big worry in Haryana

Rahul may speak on communal violence in LS

Potato crisis may spur price rise in West Bnegal

RSS groups to resolve Muslim-linked issues

Nitish moves to new house, becomes Lalu's neighbour

Jaswant Singh's condition remains critical

This 20-year-old lives on in 7 people

Gustaba in Gulmarg? Head for the food paradise

Stringent steps likely to check bank scams

Black money pursuit: Swiss amend key law on foreign requests

CAG launches re-audit of 21 coal blocks in Madhya Pradesh

JAC gives primacy to judiciary, but final veto with 

Took maximum action against corrupt: Ex-CJI Kapadia

Consumer commission can impose conditional stay

Woman judge didn’t file complaint on harassment

Ahead of Modi's visit, India pushes Japan for nuclear deal
Taking up the issue of delay in signing a civil nuclear agreement with Japan, foreign minister Sushma Swaraj told her Japanese counterpart Fumio Kishida that it was time the deal was concluded.

Netaji’s kin don’t want Bharat Ratna for him
TOI was the first to report on August 9 that the Centre may be considering the names of Netaji and Atal Bihari Vajpayee for the Bharat Ratna.

BJP’s 2014 win wasn’t one-man show, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat says : RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Sunday said the BJP came to power at the Centre because the common man wanted change.

Whistleblower complaints on rise this year
Complaints by whistleblowers have increased from 625 in 2013 to 470 in just the last six months, according to data accessed through RTI.

Mamata effect? CPM to hold meeting out of Kolkata
After shortlisting Kolkata as a possible venue for its party congress next year, CPM on Sunday decided in favour of Visakhapatnam.

SIT on black money to study Syndicate Bank case
The alleged bribery case involving Syndicate Bank chief SK Jain may come up for discussion in the meeting of the special investigation team on black money, as it is a "classic" case of how proceeds of corruption were transferred through hawala channels, sources said.
Current Affairs 2014
MCI member wrongly quotes high court to counter whistleblower : Responding to the story on MCI harassing a whistleblower doctor who complained against the Indian Medical Association endorsing commercial products, one of the MCI ethics committee members, Dr Ajay Kumar, has written to TOI alleging that he has been defamed.

JMM, JD-U MLAs join BJP in Jharkhand
With assembly polls scheduled for later this year, the BJP is drawing defectors from other parties in droves.

Govt plans to concurrently build road and rail tunnels in NE, J&K : In a move to push integrated and comprehensive approach for developing transport network, government wants its agencies to “pool” resources for constructing rail and road tunnels concurrently wherever such alignments are collinear.

Minor with learning disability raped in Gwalior
A 17-year-old girl with learning disability was raped by her neighbour for more than 6 months in Madhya Pradesh’s Gwalior district.

BJP scared of grand alliance: Lalu, Manjhi

After 23 years, Lalu and Nitish share dais today

India accepts 'Zero Hunger Challenge'

In Assam, college students gang-rape teenager

Turkey evacuates wounded Palestinians from Gaza
Turkey has started to evacuate wounded people from Gaza to Turkey for treatment.

Australian couple in Thai baby scandal want boy back
An Australian couple at the centre of a Thai surrogate scandal Sunday denied they deliberately abandoned their baby son because he had Down's syndrome and said they would fight to get him back.

44 French police injured at French league match

Hillary Clinton faults Obama's foreign policy

China wants India in silk road plan

Plane crashes near Tehran airport, at least 39 dead: IRNA

Erdogan wins Turkey's first presidential election

4 rescued from stuck Maryland roller coaster

Hillary Clinton faults Obama's foreign policy

New York governor, other officials head to Israel

Flame from Emirates plane put out at Boston

UK's Cameron will lose election on ethnic minority vote: Muslim ex-minister

Latest party drug in Britain: Laughing gas

UK to send top medical team to Gaza

Laughing gas being used in UK as legal high, leads to many deaths

Drugs in basmati bags: PIO among 3 arrested in Canada

Singapore builds integrated dormitory for foreign workers

Racist anti-Sikh pamphlet creates flutter in Canada

Indian-origin man murdered in New Zealand

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