Thursday, August 14, 2014

Current Affairs 14 August, 2014

Current Affairs 14 August, 2014 : Life sentence for Sher Singh Rana for killing Phoolan Devi, The prosecution had sought death penalty for Sher Singh Rana, calling him a threat to society.

Govt suffers setback on insurance reform bill

Pakistan fires at Indian positions on LoC

Radio Jockeys mimicking MPs a serious issue:Javadekar

RSS's Bhayyaji Joshi gives pep talk to BJP MPs

Heavy rain lashes Himachal, 3 swept away by flood

No proof against CAG, can't nix appointment: HC

Black money: Suspect accounts of 600 Indians under probe

SC gives Subrata Roy 15 more days to finalize hotel deals

LeT suspects Abdul Subhan, Asahbuddin sent to police custody

Supreme Court allows children above 12 to participate in Dahi Handi

38,000 railway officials punished for involvement in corruption

Nawaz Sharif rakes up Kashmir issue in I-Day address

Insurance Bill sent to select committee of RS

Now, get your passport in three days

Kashmir valley tense on Independence Day eve

SC issues notice on plea to ban cigarettes
The Supreme Court on Thursday issued notice on a PIL seeking a complete ban on the production of cigarettes and other tobacco products across the country.

Rajnath Singh undergoes tests at AIIMS
Union home minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday underwent tests at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) where he was admitted with complaints of abdominal pain.

Kalyan's 'ISIS Jihadis' are just boys working in Syria, says NIA now : At least two of the four Kalyan youngsters said to have joined the ISIS jihad have not taken up arms but are working in an oil refinery and a hospital in the Syrian city of Rakka, where the outfit is headquartered, sources in security agencies have told Mirror.

Blame it on China for female feticide? Rajasthan on alert
Blame it on China? China-made pocket-sized sonography machines can be a huge threat to the future of girl child in the state.

Health department gears up to tackle Ebola virus
The district administration has geared up to tackle any emergent situation following the outbreak of Ebola virus in some West African countries.

Life sentence to Sher Singh Rana for killing Phoolan Devi
A Delhi court today awarded life sentence to Sher Singh Rana for the murder of bandit-turned-politician Phoolan Devi in 2001.
Current Affairs 2014
FDA to check 'prasad' quality at Mahalaxmi
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Monday collected samples of sweets (laddus) from the Mahalaxmi temple following objections raised against the quality.

Bainsla calls Gujjar mahapanchayat on August 17 to press for 5% SBC quota : The community leader has talked of resorting to the old agitation path if the state government fails to show any initiative by August 15 towards fulfilling the quota promise.

Bhopal-bound Jet flight aborted after fire alarm
A fire alarm in a Jet Airways flight from here to Bhopal caused a scare as it was about to take off early on Thursday.

Congress, JD(S) join hands against BSY in Shikaripur
Ahead of the assembly bypolls in the state, the Congress and the JD(S) have shown that no one is a friend or foe in politics.

Militants’ siege on mountain in Iraq is over: US
US airstrikes and Kurdish fighters broke the siege of Mount Sinjar, allowing thousands of the Yazidis to escape.

Israel, Gaza violence defies truce 'deal'
Israeli jets bombed targets across Gaza on Thursday, retaliating to Palestinian rocket attacks in spiralling violence that left a truce extension teetering on the brink of collapse.

Avoid 'fruitless' shows of force: Pope to Koreas

Syrian army takes town outside Damascus: Report

N Korea fires rockets as pope visits S Korea

Kerry eyes US-China partnership despite tensions

Saudi Arabia gives UN $100 million to fight terrorism

Justin Bieber pleads guilty in absentia in Miami to careless driving

Clinton and Obama to party and maybe even hug

Indian with malaria sent away from Liberian hospital, dies

V S Naipaul launches Chinese edition of his novel

NRI lawyer appointed chairman of ASSOCHAM's UK unit

13 Indian workers stranded in Saudi Arabia to return soon

Uighur girls get calls to be ISIS sex slaves

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