Sunday, August 31, 2014

Current Affairs 31 August, 2014

Current Affairs 31 August, 2014 : PM Modi visits two ancient Buddhist temples in Kyoto, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe stroll at Toji Temple in Kyoto.

Omar slams Centre for suspending talks with Pak

Two Naga protesters killed in police firing

BJP, RSS spreading communal disharmony: Mayawati

Congress, Left attack Adityanath for controversial remarks

Modi stamp on Jaitley’s 100-day presentation

Two cops who probed Ishrat, Sohrab cases shunted

After Kyoto 'heritage tour', Modi in Tokyo for summit talks with Shinzo Abe

Pakistan should mend its ways, avoid tension with India: Javadekar

Shivraj Patil makes no mention of 26/11 in his memoirs

Karunanidhi slams Centre's move to celebrate Teachers' Day as 'guru utsav'

Dinner meeting with Modi was 'very enjoybale', Shinzo Abe tweets

PM Modi discusses sickle cell anaemia cure with Nobel winner, seeks Japan's help

40-minute presentation for Modi on how Kyoto was developed

Five killed as gas cylinder explodes in bus in Tamil Nadu

Ten pilgrims killed in bus-truck collision in Rajasthan

Love Jihad in Madhya Pradesh: Two booked for forcing wives to embrace Islam, Two Dalit youths, who converted to Islam without intimating the collector, and were forcing their wives to change their religion, have been booked under the Madhya Pradesh Freedom of Religion Act, 1968.

Bhopal signs MoU with Air Arabia
State government has signed an MoU with Air Arabia for a flight between UAE and Indore.Chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan was present during the MoU signing ceremony.

PM Narendra Modi visits two ancient Buddhist temples in Kyoto with Shinzo Abe : On the 2nd day of his Japan tour, PM Modi visited two ancient Buddhist temples here - Toji and Kinkakuji - offering prayers and mingling with the common people and tourists.

Why we need a little sunshine?
Happy to staindoors in this torrid heat? Well, here's a good reason to step out: your body needs the daily dose of vitamin D that comes from exposure to the sun.

Kyoto will help Modi’s Varanasi ‘smarten up’
Describing Japan as “one of India’s closest and most important partners”, the Prime Minister spoke about his own admiration for the country and his high hopes from the relationship.
Current Affairs 2014
8 new trains through Visakhapatnam from September 1
Eight new trains are all set to pass through Visakhapatnam railway station

2012 Bengal rape accused gets life term
The first of the 10 accused in the 2012 rape-murder cases at a rehab home for mentally ill women was sentenced to life term on Saturday. The series of barbaric crimes had become infamous as the Gurap horror.

Jayalalithaa re-elected AIADMK general secretary, strengthens her position : With her unanimous re-election as AIADMK general secretary, chief minister J Jayalalithaa has further strengthened her position and reiterated her supremacy within the party, which she single-handedly nurtured and steered through troubled times.

NCTE control battle hots up
HRD ministry sources said interest in teacher education has gone up after the government’s announcement of Madan Mohan Malaviya New Teacher Training Programme.

Foreign ministry counts on ‘WMD’ for publicity
So you think our diplomats spend their days clinking glasses and talking the talk, maybe with their heads in the clouds? Well, MEA wants you to think otherwise.

Govt to use party for welfare plans

TB epidemic driven by lack of food in India

Supreme Court notice to Kerala govt on rampant child trafficking

Nawaz Sharif shifts to his residence in Lahore
A Pakistani riot policeman fires a tear gas shell at supporters of Imran Khan and cleric Tahir ul Qadri during clashes near the prime minister's residence in Islamabad.

Iraqi forces break militant siege of Shia town
Iraqi security forces and Shia militiamen on Sunday broke a six-week siege imposed by the Islamic State extremist group on the northern Shia Turkmen town of Amirli, following US airstrikes against the Sunni militants' positions, officials said.

Iceland raises volcano aviation alert again

German security official warns of terror threat

23 people killed in Afghanistan crash

Israel plans to expropriate 400 hectares of West Bank: Army

Ukraine crisis: EU threatens Russia with more sanctions

13 etiquette rules to remember next time you fly

IMF executive board backs Lagarde over corruption probe

Death of US teen: Hundreds protest in Ferguson, urge others to join

US authorities investigate suspected threat against Obama: Reports

Seriously ill boy taken from UK hospital found in Spain: Police

British MP who made anti-Israeli statements beaten up in UK

Loom band charms withdrawn from UK after testing positive for cancerous chemicals

Stephen Hawking takes ice bucket challenge with a twist

2 more charged for Indian man's murder in Singapore

4 Punjabis accused of killing Egyptians freed in Kuwait

Indian-American scholar to explore dinosaur extinction

2 more held for Indian man's murder in Singapore

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