Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Current Affairs 26 August, 2014

Current Affairs 26 August, 2014 : Japan, China in race to sell India their high-speed trains, Japan is hardselling better quality and higher safety standards, while China is pitching lower costs.

Haryana, Maharashtra poll dates by next week

22 absconding UP riots accused: Cash reward declared

Divisive politics won't work: Nitish Kumar

Brigadier accused of sodomy resigns

Power cuts spark protest across UP

Amit Shah slams Omar for ignoring shelling-hit

3 passengers isolated at Delhi airport over Ebola fears: 

UN chief asks India, Pakistan to resolve issues through dialogue

Punjab assembly bypoll:Congress takes Patiala, SAD Talwandi Sabo

Ex-Punjab DGP Gill leaves SAD for BJP

Statoistics: The pulse of India

China calls: In Sivakasi dud Diwali looms

Seeking money from passersby in the name of deities to be curbed: Himachal CM

Two arrested for sedition in Lahaul

SAD wrests Talwandi Sabo from Congress after 29 years

Punjab bypoll: Preneet Kaur wins Patiala seat
While Preneet got 52,967 votes Juneja polled 29,685.The day's shocker was the performance of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) candidate H S Adaltiwala, who, with only 5,634 votes, lost his deposit.

Takht Hazur Sahib Board: Khalsa diwan challenges recommendations to amend Act
He also asked how the committee could undermine the significance of CKD which was established in 1902 and was a central Sikh organization of various Singh Sabhas in the country.

Naidu to follow Japanese model to fuel Andhra growth
Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu will visit Japan in November to study the development model the Asian giant followed and to showcase the investment possibilities in the state.

Assembly bypoll: No celebrations for royal family for 4th time : For the fourth time, Patiala's erstwhile royal family couldn't celebrate its electoral success.In the past three polls, the reason was electoral setback of one of the family members.This time the reason is humane.

RJD chief Lalu admitted to Mumbai heart institute
The former Bihar CM has been in touch with AHI’s medical director and cardiac surgeon Dr Ramakanta Panda for the past couple of months
Current Affairs 2014
Stock-out hits HIV treatment across India
Treatment for HIV patients across India has taken a hit, especially in Delhi and Mumbai, due to severe stock-outs of life-saving medicines reported at government-owned centres.

Wanted irrigation scam to be probed, says former Maharashtra governor : Outgoing governor K Sankaranarayanan said he had expressed his displeasure about the irrigation scam to chief minister Prithviraj Chavan and often returned files whenever he felt certain decisions taken by the government were not in keeping with the traditions of democracy

BJP inducts SAD leader & ex-DGP Gill
BJP president Amit Shah on Friday dealt its ally Shiromani Akali Dal a blow when he inducted SAD leader and former Punjab police chief Parminder Singh Gill at a public rally in Jammu on Friday. Gill’s induction into the BJP is being seen as a sign of straining ties between the two parties in Punjab.

Love jihad accused's Ranchi house raided, passport seized
The passport of Raqibul Hasan Khan, who allegedly deceived national-level shooter Tara Shahdeo into marriage and later tortured her for over a month for conversion to Islam, was impounded on Monday after Ranchi police moved a request to the regional passport office here, said regional passport officer Sanatan.

Gadkari faults UPA for inability to push toilet construction
Union minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday lamented the fact that 60% population has to go for open defecation even after 67 years of independence. He blamed the UPA’s attempt at merging MGNREGA and toilet construction for dragging back the sanitation drive.

Govt insulting constitutional post of governor: Congress

UPA followed NDA policy on coal block allocation: Congress

Mourners gather for Ferguson black teen’s funeral
Hundreds of people lined up in sweltering heat to say goodbye to the 18-year-old Missouri man shot and killed earlier this month in a confrontation with a police officer.

Israeli air strikes kill two Palestinians, 20 wounded
Israeli air strikes launched before dawn on Tuesday killed two Palestinians and destroyed much of one of Gaza's tallest apartment and office buildings, setting off huge explosions and wounding 20 people, Palestinian health officials said.

Israel destroys second largest residential tower in Gaza

Foley killing could complicate US embassy bomb trial

Flight restrictions hamper Ebola response: UN

Experimental US hypersonic weapon destroyed seconds after launch

Obama authorizes use of surveillance drones over Syria

Flight restrictions hamper Ebola response: UN

Doctor given experimental Ebola drug dies in Liberia

Syria ready to help US fight against 'terror'

Indian-origin MP in UK appointed shadow minister

Indian-origin hacker in Singapore faces 105 more charges

Indian found murdered in Singapore industrial estate

Bapu statue divides NRIs in UK

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