Friday, August 29, 2014

Current Affairs 29 August, 2014

Current Affairs 29 August, 2014 : Yogi Adityanath is BJP's star campaigner in UP, BJP's star campaigner Yogi Adityanath is likely to rake up issues close to Hindutva agenda in the UP bypolls.

Aseemanand, Samjhauta blast accused, gets bail

CBI questions BSP MLA in Badaun sisters case

Woman’s body is a temple, Harsh Vardhan says

Saradha scam: CBI carries out raids 22 places

J&K house resolution seeks India-Pakistan talks

Pakistan violates ceasefire hours after flag meeting

4 killed as bus falls into gorge in Meghalaya

Beyond Nehru-Gandhis: UGC to name chairs after ‘unsung’ 

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott to visit India next month

Another ‘love jihad’ case comes to light in Jharkhand

Challenge architect keen to keep it going

How India turned ice bucket to rice bucket

Scanty rainfall drives up costs for farmers in Punjab, Haryana

Parts of UP under flood water, while others face long dry phase

Teachers’ Day function to bear Modi stamp

CBSE issues notice to Scindia School over ragging
The Central Board of Secondary Education has issued show cause notice to Scindia School, Gwalior after its inquiry team found allegations of ragging to be true.

Scribes should find source of rumours: Rajnath Singh
Union home minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday appeared to leave the job of finding out the source of rumours about his son trying to influence police postings to journalists, saying reporters should find the source of gossip that caused him embarrassment and marked the Centre’s first brush with an insalubrious controversy.

Netas should quit active party posts at 70: Janardhan Dwivedi : Congress general secretary Janardan Dwivedi has said that people above 70 should quit active politics to make room for their younger colleagues.

India to launch shipping service to Myanmar, Bangladesh to boost ties : India will soon launch regular shipping service to Myanmar and Bangladesh, a move that would help strengthen ties with the two immediate neighbours.

Madras high court gives interim bail to Alagiri till September 3 : Earlier, Alagiri's lawyer requested the Madurai bench to take up the matter for urgent hearing.As his plea was opposed by the prosecution, the court granted interim bail.
Current Affairs 2014
Unearthed ammunition carry LTTE symbol
Hand-grenades and land mines, unearthed from Pacha Talamalai reserve forest near Puliyur in Mettur taluk on Tuesday night, belong to the LTTE, said Salem police, as the hand-grenades were found to be imprinted with LTTE logo.

Chandrababu Naidu seethes over capital report
Seething with anger, Andhra Pradesh chief minister Chandrababu Naidu deputed his close aides to negotiate with the KC Sivaramakrishnan Committee for a second capital report, while deciding to convene an emergency cabinet meeting on September 1 to discuss the contentious issue.

Rehman’s students pay tribute to King of Pop, recreate his music with elements of Gita
As the world remembers Michael Jackson on his birthday on Friday, students from AR Rahman’s music college in the city are paying a special tribute to the King of Pop.

Hyderabad woman's rice bucket challenge becomes a boon for poor : "Hyderabad mein toh aisaich hota hai". The Rice Bucket Challenge, the brainchild of a city woman, may have just shown the world how without catching a cold, India is making a dent to its poverty-induced hunger problem.

RBI eases norms, 1 photo/ID proof to open bank a/c
Reserve Bank of India has, as part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s push for financial inclusion, relaxed ‘know your customer’ (KYC) norms to open new bank accounts.

Told to shut shop, Marans’ cable TV firm fails to win HC reprieve

‘Netas using love jihad as a tool for polarization’

Modi opens account with national integration

Minorities’ panel to probe Adityanath’s 2009 ‘hate video’

UN security council meets on Ukraine crisis
The UN security council met on Thursday in an emergency session on the growing crisis in Ukraine.

Russian troops, tanks pour into Ukraine
Two columns of tanks and military vehicles rolled into southeastern Ukraine from Russia on Thursday after Grad missiles were fired at a border post and Ukraine’s overmatched border guards fled, a top Ukrainian official said.

Libya's interim government resigns under pressure

FBI investigates cyber attack on US banks

China vows to respond to US surveillance flights

US identifies citizens joining rebels in Syria, including ISIS

Sam Kass, the Obamas' foodmaster general

Tongues wag over Barack Obama's audacity to wear taupe

Obama asks for options to address Islamic State threat

Perfumes, slides: Bosses' new tricks to rev up staff

British PM to make business case for Scotland

Earthquakes rock Iceland volcano

'Awesome' winning war of words with 'marvellous'

Indian-origin researcher's model to empower women in IT

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

British PM to make business case for Scotland

Ebola zone countries isolated as airlines stop flights

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