Saturday, August 2, 2014

Current Affairs 2 Aug, 2014

Current Affairs 2 Aug, 2014 : New Army chief warns Pak against LoC misadventure, General Dalbir Singh Suhag has warned Pakistan against any misadventure along the Line of Control, declaring that India's rip

ED begins probe into National Herald case

AI blues: 145 Dreamliner delays by over an hour in 181 days

Calcutta HC stays Tapas Pal's FIR till August 14

Choose your own Speaker: Sumitra Mahajan tells Cong MPs

Now, administrative inquiry into Saharanpur clashes

India, Russia plans pact for BrahMos missile version

Statoistics: Rain-fall

All 234 assembly seats are with us, says Jayalalithaa

Nirbhaya centres to be set up in all Haryana districts

Aggressive INLD announces 62 Haryana assembly candidates before poll dates

AAP to shun Haryana polls, but reach out to people

58 nurses in Libya on their way back home

Operation Brasstacks happened without PM Rajiv's approval: Book

Pro-ISIS stir a disturbing trend in Valley: Separatists

Internal elections to continue in Youth Congress

Govt in a bind as UPSC panel recommends status quo
The government is in a bind on how to resolve the grievances of aspirants agitating against the aptitude test (CSAT) and its alleged anti-Hindi bias.

CAG raps govt for poor budgeting
The Comptroller and Auditor General has rapped the government for "deficient budgeting", which, it said, is reflected in savings of Rs 100 crore or more in 104 cases.

Soon you can be allowed to drive at 100 kmph
While cars will be allowed to ply at 100 km per hour, the maximum speed limit for goods vehicles will be 80 km. Motor cycles will also be allowed to ply at 80 kmph against the earlier norm of 50 kmph.

Scientific study to get to root of Pune landslip tragedy
"It would not be correct to hazard any guess regarding the causes of this landslide without a scientific study," Rajnath Singh told Rajya Sabha.

Outgoing NCW chief praises Maneka Gandhi; slams ex-UPA minister Krishna Tirath : Union minister Maneka Gandhi found support from an unlikely quarter for the women and child development ministry’s proposal that juveniles aged between 16-18 years accused in heinous crimes could be tried in adult courts.

Sonia's reaction shows book has touched a raw nerve: Natwar Singh : Once a close confidant, Natwar Singh raked up Sonia Gandhi's "Italian roots" to describe her as a ruthless person while adding that her reaction to his book showed that his revelations had touched a raw nerve.

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Why only MPs? Why not fast-track all criminal trials, Supreme Court asks : The Supreme Court said good governance needed an efficient criminal justice delivery system and not picking up one category of cases for speedy trial.

Malin tragedy: Heavy rain hampering recovery of bodies
Despite the best efforts of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), the removal of all bodies at the site of the landslide in Malin village is likely to take at least three or four more days.

Supreme Court chides Maharashtra and Karnataka over language war : The Supreme Court chided Maharashtra and Karnataka for behaving like private citizens and endangering national integrity by sparring over language in their border districts.

Sri Lanka apologizes to Modi, Jaya over 'letter' post on its defence website : Sri Lanka apologized to Narendra Modi and Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa for an article which appeared on its defence ministry website, describing the latter's communications to the PM over the fishermen issue as "love letters".

At least 91 Palestinians killed in Gaza as truce fails: Medics
At least 91 Palestinians were killed in Israeli attacks, as a hoped-for ceasefire disintegrated with the apparent capture of an Israeli soldier.

After 9/11, US 'tortured some folks': Obama
The United States tortured al-Qaida detainees captured after the 9/11 attacks, President Obama said Friday, in some of his most expansive comments to date about a controversial set of CIA practices that he banned after taking office.

US House passes $694 million border security bill

US does not control everything: Obama

2 US citizens with Ebola virus airlifted to Atlanta

2 Americans detained in NKorea seek US help

6 guilty of assassination attempt on Ecuador president

US House passes $694 million border security funding bill to speed deportations

Obama says after 9/11, US 'tortured some folks'

US Senate approves $225 million for Israeli 'Iron Dome' missile defense system

US most powerful, but does not control everything: Obama

Indian-American California governor hopeful poses as homeless man

Woman promised job in Kuwait recounts 'nightmare'

Indian bank employee jailed for stealing money from customer

NRI teen feted for developing financial analysis tool

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