Monday, August 4, 2014

Current Affairs 4 August, 2014

Current Affairs 4 August, 2014 : My father will never do a Natwar: Pranab's daughter, "My father has had a diary for over 40 years. It has lots of sensitive information. The diary is with me but he keeps scratch.

Modi announces $1bn line of credit for Nepal

Noida to buy land directly from farmers

AIADMK men burn Sri Lankan president's effigy

314 accident spots identified on Himachal roads

Pune landslide: Doctors to preserve DNA to settle claims

Godhra case: HC allows Centre to withdraw appeal on panel

HC appoints ‘amicus curiae’ to help it determine what ‘viscera’ is and how long it can be preserved

70% of young Gujarati women jobless: Census

8 Pune blasts accused cleared of MCOCA charges

Cong, BJP slam 'cheap' politics, call AAP rally in Delhi a flop show

No more potshots, AAP declares war on Najeeb Jung

UPSC row: Delhi high court had red-flagged CSAT in 2013

Centre trying to topple UP govt: Azam Khan

Taslima Nasreen turns down offer for 'Bigg Boss 8'

Learning with the Times: Nearly 15% of landmass prone to landslides

2.3 crore children in India malnourished: Report
Bihar has dubious distinction of having highest percentage of under-weight kids, a status report by ICDS said.

Pune landslide: Rescue workers brave adversities
It was yet another tough day for the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) jawans at the landslide site in Malin village.

Pune landslide: Indigenous drone 'Netra' used to spot cracks, leaks : The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) is using Netra, an unmanned aerial vehicle, to carry out surveillance at the landslide site at Malin in Ambegaon taluka.

Haryana assembly elections: Indian National Lok Dal starts campaign in full force even as BJP, Cong finalize list
The Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) has commenced campaigning for the forthcoming assembly polls in Haryana, even as other parties struggle to shortlist their candidates.

Maxis clean chit for Maran in Aircel case
Malaysian telecom giant Maxis Communications has written a letter to Indian authorities saying attorney general Mukul Rohatgi was "selectively briefed" before a decision was taken by CBI to chargesheet Kalanithi and Dayanidhi Maran for their role in the Aircel-Maxis deal.

Pune landslide: Maharashtra on guard to check for water contamination : The state health department has carried out surveillance in six high-risk villages in the vicinity of Malin to check for groundwater contamination.

Bhupinder Singh Hooda gives sops to traders, waives VAT on pulses : Ahead of the assembly elections in Haryana, chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda waived off VAT on all pulses and abolished market fee on jaggery on Sunday.

Pune landslide: NDRF creates new approach to debris
The rescue operations at Malin village gained momentum on Sunday after the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) team created an additional approach path that will help them get in more resources to clear the mounds of debris.

Kashmir sensitive issue, govt treading cautiously: Kiren Rijiju
Terming the J&K issue "sensitive", Union minister of state for home Kiren Rijiju said the Centre was dealing with the matter cautiously by taking all measures in national interest.

Give women 33% quota in police, Centre tells states
Women and child development minister Maneka Gandhi has written to chief ministers of all states to take inspiration from Gujarat's recent decision to enforce 33 per cent reservation for women in the police force.

Israel withdraws most troops from Gaza
With Hamas vowing to continue their fight, it remains uncertain whether Israel could unilaterally end the war.

Disputes threaten to derail audit of Afghanistan vote
Wrangling over Afghan election results continued Sunday as campaign aides of the presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah accused one of President Hamid Karzai’s vice presidents of involvement in fraud in a runoff vote that they say was stacked against Abdullah.

US doctor with Ebola brought back amid fear, faith

Deputy British PM calls for limits on EU migration

ISIS grabs key Iraqi dam defeating Kurds

Ukraine's army on outskirts of rebel stronghold

French, German leaders mark World War I

Howzat! Crickets could be next global food craze

Algae rob 5,00,000 of drinking water in US

US patient with Ebola brought to Atlanta amid fear and faith

US doctor stricken with Ebola said to be improving

68th Indian independence day celebrated in Canada

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

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