Sunday, August 17, 2014

Current Affairs 17 August, 2014

Current Affairs 17 August, 2014 : Water released by Nepal floods 7 UP districts, Flood waters have caused damage worth crores of rupees with crops, cattle and 'kachcha' houses washed away.

Jaswant Singh remains in coma

Assam-Nagaland violence toll touches 11

Crime getting unmanageable in UP: Azam

Pakistan opens fire on international border in J&K

Ponzi trail: CBI raids BJD MLA

Para-special forces get two new battalions

Arun Jaitley frowns on UPA govt's subsidy regime

We can stay in Hyderabad for 10 years: Chandrababu Naidu

No Indian fisherman in Lankan jails now

Andhra, Telangana CMs meet to iron out differences

Sher Singh Rana ate prasad Phoolan offered before killing her

Police hunt on for man who put ISIS speech online

Saharanpur riots: Probe report blames UP administration, questions BJP's role

Three bogies of a goods train derail near Ambala Cantt

MP seeks Centre's nod for buying weapons for Naxal-hit areas

Manmohan is funny, gave nicknames to people: Daughter
Manmohan Singh had joined a pre-medical course as his father wanted him to become a doctor but pulled out after a couple of months, losing interest in the subject, according to a book on the former prime minister by his daughter.

Murthy scions look at social change
The Murty siblings have something in common, beyond sharing a famous surname. Rohan Murty and sister Akshata Murty are emerging as ideapreneurs, focusing on business and socially-driven innovation.

Azam Khan, Kalbe Jawad bay for each other’s blood
The war of words between Shia cleric Maulana Kalbe Jawad and minority welfare minister Azam Khan continued on Independence day too.

Minor raped by three in Rampur hospital
A 9-year-old girl was allegedly raped by two compounders and a sweeper when she went to a local hospital complaining of stomach ache and constipation.

LeT men Skype Pakistan from jail
In a revelation that shows how jails have become convenient workstations for miscreants, the special cell of Delhi Police has found that the Lashkar-e-Taiba suspects lodged in Alipore Central Jail in Kolkata were using internet telephony through smartphones to communicate with their Pak-based handlers for facilitating the execution of a terror strike in the capital.

With just two days to go for the Telangana survey, exodus of Telugus from Chennai peaks
Residents who need LPG connections, passports and other important aid and documents from the govt must provide their details in the upcoming household survey.
Current Affairs 2014
Indian hacker group defaces Pakistani railway website
"The Indian hackers also made the so-called claim that they loved Islam and Muslims but hated Pakistan," the report said.

75% of residents in this Uttar Pradesh village have FIRs against them : The disgrace associated with the village ensures that there is a constant lack of matrimonial opportunities for the young, a huge sore point among the people.

Tigers, elephants escape flooding Dudhwa
Over 200 villages in different districts of Uttar Pradesh were marooned on Saturday with the river Rapti flowing above the danger mark. The rising water level has left many other villages with sizeable population in Bahraich, Gonda, Shrawasti and Lakhimpur districts vulnerable.

Sharad Pawar ready for seat-sharing compromise
The Sharad Pawar-led NCP is all set to return the favour it took from the Congress during the by-election to the legislative council.

Delhi court orders attachment of Dawood, Chhota Shakeel's properties in IPL fixing case

Pope says Catholic church not out to ‘conquer’ Asia
Nearly a dozen Asian countries do not recognize the Vatican's authority over their Catholic communities, including China.

Death of US teen: Police deploy teargas in Ferguson
Wilson, the officer who shot Brown, is a six-year police veteran who had no previous complaints against him, the local police chief has said.

85 killed, 139 missing in Nepal landslide, floods

Ukraine says rebels shoot down fighter jet

Pak anti-govt protestors press demands

US pair charged with Bali murder could face death

West warns Russia over Ukraine as aid waits in limbo

Death of US teen: Police deploy teargas to impose curfew in Ferguson

Missouri governor declares emergency in Ferguson

US teen shooting: Police, protesters clash again in Ferguson

Death of African-American teen: Police, protesters clash again in Ferguson

35 people from Indian subcontinent found cramped inside shipping container in England

Wales becomes first British country to approve cannabis-based medicine

Man dies in Britain as 31 people discovered in shipping container

12 Stephen Hawking quotes reveal how a genius thinks

Kashmiri-Americans to send fact-finding team to Kausar Nag

Indian community in Liberia celebrates I-Day, talk about Ebola

Indian community launches its first museum in Australia

Dewani ‘fit to stand trial’ for murder of wife in South Africa

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