Sunday, August 3, 2014

Current Affairs 3 Aug, 2014

Current Affairs 3 Aug, 2014 : Bihar on alert as landslide in Nepal threatens deluge, The flood, if it occurs, would affect a population of 1.5 lakh in Bihar's eight districts.

Govt set to remove roadblocks to highway projects

Landslide near Pune: Search for survivors on

Clash inside Doda mosque: Student killed, 23 injured

Smart City Guwahati: Gogoi asks for modalities

UPSC row: Activists protest outside Rajnath's house

PM to address UN general assembly on Sep 27

Himachal Pradesh chief minister Virbhadra Singh meets Sonia Gandhi in Delhi

PM Narendra Modi arrives in Kathmandu on a two-day official visit to Nepal

IRCTC fined Rs 1 lakh for cockroach in food on Kolkata Rajdhani

Nurses from Libya to arrive on Monday

Rajiv' s IPKF move was impulsive: Ex-Army man

One prisoner dies every 4 days in Tamil Nadu jails

Introduce Gita, Mahabharata in class 1: SC judge

Modi govt ends controversy over Banerjee report

Modi govt takes back UPA appeal against HC order in Godhra train case

Sonia never wanted to be PM: Ex-aide
Former Sonia aide R D Pradhan has claimed that Ms Gandhi never wanted to be PM either in 1999 or 2004.

CBI arrests Syndicate Bank CMD in Rs 50 lakh bribery case
CBI officials said Sudhir Kumar Jain was arrested from Bangalore when one of his relatives, a chartered accountant, was taking Rs 50 lakh as bribe from a private company.

Make administration of justice more representative: President Pranab Mukherjee
President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday called for making administration of justice more representative and responsive to the citizens.

Telangana sets up own Haj panel
In a sudden move, the Telangana government issued an order on Saturday changing the name of the Andhra Pradesh State Haj Committee to Telangana State Haj Committee.

UGC opens all its scholarships for third gender candidates
Application forms for admission to Indian academic institutes have always defined an aspirant as either belonging to the male or female gender.

UPSC row: Rajanth Singh holds talks to resolve issue
Home minister Rajnath Singh held a fresh round of consultations with minister of state for personnel Jitendra Singh to hammer out an acceptable solution.

Current Affairs 2014
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Book bombs: Honest accounts or means to settle political scores? 
Former Union minister Natwar Singh's book "One Life is Not Enough: An Autobiography" claimed that it was not Sonia's "inner voice" that prevented her from becoming PM.

Modi PMO stonewalling RTI queries: Activists
Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI)’s Venkatesh Nayak had sought details of the decision to abolish Empowered Group of Ministers and Group of Ministers as published on the PMO website on May 31.

Govt not to blacklist Rolls Royce for 'operational' reasons
The global engine-manufacturer is under the CBI scanner for allegedly employing agents and paying hefty commissions to secure contracts in India.

Only UP and MP have more encroached defence land than Maharashtra : A high-level inquiry initiated by the ministry of defence in the wake of the multi-crore Adarsh scandal has revealed that an estimated 1,512 acres of defence land in the state is encroached upon.

Plane carrying American Ebola patient set to touch down in US : When the jet arrives at the US Air Force base in Georgia, the Ebola patient will be transferred to Emory hospital's state-of-the-art isolation unit.

ISIS jihadists seize oilfields in clashes with Iraq Kurds
Islamic State (IS) jihadist fighters seized two small oilfields in northern Iraq today after a fierce battle with Kurdish peshmerga forces, Kurdish officials said.

Lebanese army battles gunmen at Syria border, 16 killed

Pro-Palestinian demonstration seeks end to Chile's ties with Israel

Plane carrying American Ebola patient arrives in US

Ethiopia's Armenians: Long history, small numbers

Obama hosts Africa summit with an eye on legacy

Amid drought, California declares war on lush lawns

Weedings are the new weddings in US

New York has 31 million idle A/Cs, $13.3 billion in unclaimed funds

Executed Arizona inmate got 15 times standard dose, lawyers say

Truck driver runs over Sikh man after racist abuse

Indian jailed in UAE for smuggling poppy seeds

Indian-origin student jailed for gold bars theft in Singapore

Indian-American California governor hopeful poses as homeless man

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