Friday, August 15, 2014

Current Affairs 15 August, 2014

Current Affairs 15 August, 2014 : Take responsibility for your sons: Modi, The PM said that every parent should keep a tab on their sons and hold them accountable much like the way they put restrictio.

US has very high hopes for Modi's vision and ambition: Biswal

Tricolour hoisted upside down at Kashmir BJP office

Congress attacks PM's I-Day speech

PM Modi to travel to Japan on August 31

Big day for BJP as party worker unfurled flag: Amit Shah

CM announces scheme for women in Rajasthan

Narendra Modi scraps Planning Commission, vows to fix broken govt

Youth hurls shoe towards Punjab CM, misses target

1984 anti-Sikh riot victims to carry 'Torch of Justice' from Delhi to New York

Maharashtra govt to ensure affordable housing for middle income group

Rahul not responsible for Congress defeat in LS polls: Antony

My govt protects and uplifts poor, Jayalalithaa says in her Independence Day speech

150 foreign diplomats attend I-Day celebrations at Red Fort

Southern Railway taking steps to implement Modi govt's 
people-centric initiatives

Give the military a formal role in disaster management

Remembering war heroes
The story of Captain Vikram Batra’s martyrdom is perhaps the most poignant and widely remembered one in recent times.

Major martyred in Kashmir gets Ashok Chakra
Major Mukund Varadarajan, who killed two terrorists before succumbing to his injuries in J&K in April, has been awarded the Ashoka Chakra, the nation’s highest peacetime gallantry medal, in the Independence Day honours’ list.

Biggest contribution in LS poll victory was from opposition: Advani : LK Advani on Friday gave credit of party's stupendous LS election victory to opposition saying the massive corruption and errors committed by the previous regime contributed to their win.

Narendra Modi unveils new ideas, scraps Planning Commission : In his maiden I-Day speech, Modi said the Plan panel will be replaced with a new institution keeping in view the changed economic situation internally and globally.
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Government warns mill-owners to pay arrears to farmer or face legal action : The government on Thursday warned defaulting sugar mills in Uttar Pradesh which have not yet paid arrears to cane farmers and asked the state government to take "tough action" including legal steps if they fail to quickly release the dues, amounting to nearly Rs 5,300 crore.

A toast to Telangana on Independence Day
This Independence Day will be special for the newest and the youngest state of Indian union: Telangana.

10 top quotes of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s maiden Independence Day address to the nation
In his address, the Prime Minister urged the nation to move past petty issues and move forward.

Naxals trigger IED explosion, one CRPF jawan injured
A CRPF jawan was on Friday injured in an IED explosion triggered by naxals in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh, police said.

Hope judiciary, executive, Parliament are allowed to work independently, CJI RM Lodha says, "I am sure people in judiciary, executive and Parliament have mutual respect for one another and each is allowed to work unhindered," CJI RM Lodha said.

Take responsibility for your sons: Prime Minister Narendra Modi to parents during Independence Day address
In his I-Day address, the PM said that every parent should keep a tab on their sons and hold them accountable much like the way they put restrictions on girls.

Construct separate toilets for girls: Narendra Modi

BJP using Hinduism as a badge of political identity: Shashi Tharoor

Govt to ask companies to return de-allocated coal blocks for auction

Europe reconsiders stance on Iraq
Islamic States' advance bring danger closer, with about 1,700 radical Muslims from France, Britain and Germany believed to have joined them.

Iraq's top cleric calls for unity after PM resigns
Iraq's top Shia cleric urged unity on Friday after Nouri al-Maliki agreed to step down as prime minister, reviving hopes for a new government that can take on Sunni insurgents who have overrun large parts of the country.

Papal visit underscores religious divide in Koreas

In Vietnam, 6 get death penalty for drug trafficking

Iraq must unite to face dangers: New PM

Russia lets Ukraine inspect aid convoy

Gunmen attack two airbases in Pakistan

9/11 dust cloud may have caused widespread pregnancy issues

Is the world at war? These are the only 11 countries in the 
world that are actually free from conflict

Now showing: Michael Jackson's new single on Twitter

UN chief urges meeting on nuclear-free Mideast

Indian jailed for 25 months in Singapore's Little India riots

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

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