Thursday, August 28, 2014

Current Affairs 28, August 2014

Current Affairs 28, August, 2014 : SC to Maran: Chargesheet filing is CBI's prerogative, The apex court said the petition cannot be entertained as it was sole prerogative of the CBI to choose the time for filing charge sheet.

Haryana Janhit Congress snap ties with BJP

Encephalitis deaths: NHRC notices to states

Tatra case: Court summons Lt Gen Tejinder Singh

Saradha scam: CBI raids many locations in Kolkata

Parties close ranks to slam Musharraf's Modi remark

Herald case:Court to hear matter against Sonia, Rahul on Dec 9

J&K legislative council adopts resolution to resume India-Pak talks

Everything will be fine by God's grace: Rajnath

BSF directed to not show white flag any more when Pak 
opens fire at LoC: Rajnath

PM Narendra Modi launches project to provide bank account to all

Clash in Punjab college as J&K students cheer for Pak cricket team

Saradha scam: CBI raids 22 locations

Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad calls on Jayalalithaa

Aseemanand gets bail in Samjhauta blast case

Aircel-Maxis case: Chargesheet filing is CBI's prerogative, SC tells Dayanidhi Maran

TMC MLA's outrageous remark: 'As long as world exists, rape will continue' : A leader from Mamata's party said "as long as the world exists, rape will go on," inviting strong condemnation from the opposition and women rights groups.

Kal Cables need not run scroll on licence cancellation, Madras high court says Kal Cables, owned by former Union minister Dayanidhi Maran, his brother Kalanidhi Maran and their families, moved the court saying the Union ministry of information and broadcasting had directed the company to wind up its cable and channel distribution operations in Chennai and phase II cities such as Coimbatore in 15 days.

Minimum pension of Rs 1,000 under EPFO; wage ceiling up at Rs 15,000 The much-awaited minimum monthly pension of Rs 1,000 and a higher wage ceiling of Rs 15,000 for social security schemes run by retirement fund manager EPFO will be implemented from September 1.

Feeling of wartime on India-Pakistan border due to recent skirmishes : People are becoming accustomed to small-arms fire, but in recent weeks villages have seen nighttime attacks, some of them striking in the heart of residential areas.

Indian woman, 56, fights off leopard with nothing more than a sickle : A woman in northern India, who was armed with only basic farm tools, has somehow managed to fight off and kill a leopard that pounced on her as she was carrying water. Kamla Devi, 56, said she fought with the animal for more than half an hour using a sickle.
Current Affairs 2014
Modi eyes breakthrough nuclear pact on Japan trip
A nuclear pact with Japan could transform ties in a way the deal with the United States did by establishing India as a strategic partner.

Sadananda Gowda says son falsely implicated in rape case
Railway minister DV Sadananda Gowda, against whose son Karnataka Police registered a case of rape, on Thursday said his son has been "falsely implicated" in the matter.

Narendra Modi's 100 days: What makes new PM different from predecessors : After 100 days in Delhi, nobody — Modi's cabinet colleagues nor his babus — can claim any amount of familiarity with the new Prime Minister.

Uddhav Thackeray to meet PM over Maharashtra-Karnataka border dispute : Taking an aggressive stand on the Maharashtra-Karnataka border dispute, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray said the Centre should declare as Union territory the Marathi speaking villages in the disputed region on the borders of the two states.

7.5 tonne 'maha laddu' kicks off Ganesh festival in Andhra Pradesh : Huge 'maha laddus' of 7,500 kg and 5,000 kg made with great dollops of ghee and packed with almonds and cashew nuts have been prepared by two confectionery shops here for the ten-day Ganesh festival beginning tomorrow.

To Tokyo with love: PM Modi tweets in Japanese ahead of bilateral visit

Pakistan violates ceasefire again despite assurance in flag meet, targets BSF posts in Akhnoor sector

Saradha con: Big fish feel the heat

Karunanidhi's son Alagiri booked in temple land grabbing case

Travel to Kashmir valley, enjoy a feast fit for a king

Mother of US reporter in Syria begs for his life
Shirley Sotloff said her son was "an innocent journalist'' who shouldn't pay for US government actions in the Middle East.

Russian troops in Ukraine 'intolerable, unacceptable'
French President Francois Hollande warned on Thursday it 
would be "intolerable and unacceptable" if Russia troops were to be operating on Ukrainian territory, as Western intelligence believes.

Ebola zone countries isolated as airlines stop flights

6 dead, 21 missing in landslide in southwest China

Japan confirms first dengue fever infections in 70 years

Obama seeks allies for action in Syria

Russia has opened new war front: Ukraine

Military skill and terrorist technique fuel success of ISIS

Mother of US reporter in Syria begs for his life

Obama seeks allies for action in Syria as first American Jihadi reported dead

9-year-old girl accidentally kills shooting instructor with gun

Earthquakes rock Iceland volcano

'Awesome' winning war of words with 'marvellous'

Teenager dies after suspected ice bucket challenge goes horribly wrong

Richard Attenborough, creator of 'Gandhi', dies at 90

Indian arrested in UAE for stealing $54,450

Indian American from Chicago indicted in visa fraud

Hindu leader convicted on fraud and obstruction charges in US

Abu Dhabi to attract more Indian tourists

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