Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Current Affairs 5 August, 2014

Current Affairs 5 August, 2014 : Old India critic Prachanda hails Modi's Nepal visit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi with chairman of UCPN (M) Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' during a meeting in Kathmandhu on Monda.

Flood threat in Bihar districts abates

Nurses from Libya to reach today

Amar Singh, Mulayam to share dais after 4 years

Poll panel may advance Haryana elections to October

CBI files 4th Saradha FIR, more may follow

Natwar Singh to write a sequel with more disclosures

Singapore govt stand suggests AI aircraft was flying close to MH17

JD(U)-RJD alliance suffers dissension

Impeach MP judge accused of harassment: Indira Jaising

Modi govt’s use of social media illegal: Govindacharya

Tamil Nadu sends back Lankan kids: Expulsion angers sports fraternity

Spoilsport Tamil Nadu sends back Sri Lankan kids’ cricket team

Delhi-Mumbai drive set to become smoother, safer

National Herald case can end if Congress returns loan, Arun Jaitley says

Ganga body transferred to water resources ministry

Defence ministry asks IB to keep tabs on info leak to foreigners : Defence ministry has asked the Intelligence Bureau to keep tabs on any attempt to leak classified information to foreign nationals.

Did Gen VK Singh err while taking oath as minister?
The Army headquarters says soldiers retain their rank even after they retire from service, as TOI reported on Monday.

SC notice to Centre on PIL seeking transparency in CVC selection : The Supreme Court on Monday sought the Centre’s response on a PIL seeking transparency and unanimity in the selection of the central vigilance commissioner.

Party must listen, not just order, Congress leader Janardan Dwivedi says : Congress general secretary Janardan Dwivedi on Monday said an organization should have the ability to listen to its workers and not just have one-way communication.

Airports Authority of India asks all airports to set up Ebola checkposts : The worldwide Ebola panic has pushed Kempegowda International Airport (KIA) into action.

7-year RI proposed for recruiters of child soldiers
Children in conflict zones can now hope for some legal protection.

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CBI examines AG’s opinion on charging Maran brothers in Aircel-Maxis deal : The CBI will take a decision on filing chargesheet against former telecom minister Dayanidhi Maran and his brother Kalanidhi in the Aircel-Maxis deal only after analyzing attorney general Mukul Rohatgi’s opinion.

China investigates two Canadians for suspected theft of state secrets : China is investigating two Canadian nationals for suspected theft of state secrets about China's military and national defence research, the official Xinhua news agency said on Tuesday.

UPSC row: Change in exam pattern drawback for Bangalore students, While candidates from urban areas of South India will lose out, it will be an advantage for aspirants from rural areas and North Indians, who are weak in English, says Keshav S, head of a chain of IAS coaching centres.

CBI alleges suspended Syndicate Bank CMD got bribe through hawala : CBI sources said SK Jain has allegedly taken Rs 50 lakh as bribe from Bhushan Steel for not declaring loans of nearly Rs 100 crore as non-performing assets.

Secret serum working on Ebola-infected Americans
A US drug company's serum may be working on the two US aid workers infected by the virus.

Ebola toll hits 887 in West Africa
The outbreak began in February in the forests of Guinea.

Libya's new parliament calls for unity

Iraq air force to help Kurds fight Islamic State

East Ukrainian city of Luhansk dying under siege

UK’s iconic landmarks go dark in memory of WWI

Nigeria confirms doctor as second Ebola case

New York City hospital testing patient for possible Ebola

Secret serum working on Ebola-infected Americans

Former White House press secretary Jim Brady dies at the age of 73

Howzat! Crickets could be next global food craze

Conduct FBI inquiry into New York hate crime: Rights' group

Hong Kong's SFC bars Indian-origin dealer from markets

Indian worker killed in Libya

68th Indian Independence Day celebrated in Canada

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