Thursday, August 7, 2014

Current Affairs 7 August, 2014

Current Affairs 7 August, 2014 : Rahul frustrated over Priyanka chorus: BJP, Finance minister Arun Jaitley said Rahul’s "contrived aggression" in the lower House was a compulsion as the party leadership.

Will Lalu, Nitish share dais in Bihar?

Kurukshetra clash leaves 15 injured

Saif Ali Khan may lose Padma honour

Rane takes part in cabinet meet, cosies up to Chavan

So far, Rahul hardly took part in House debates

Modi’s Nepal visit has enhanced mutual trust: Swaraj

Donating organs can help overcome death anxiety, make 

people feel better connected with life

Pak Rangers capture BSF jawan swept away in Chenab river

Herald case: HC relief for Gandhis

UP unrest linked to coming bypolls?

Nearly 45,000 Indians in Ebola-hit countries, may bring virus home

Jayalalithaa brings bill to end clubs’ no-dhoti rule

For India outreach, US brings into play Indian-Americans

Pran, creator of Chacha Chaudhary, dies at 75

Narrow escape for passengers of Air India flight

Attendance low for anti-women crime debate

The Opposition on Wednesday mocked the government and the ruling party for poor attendance of its members during a discussion on atrocities against women and children in the Lok Sabha.

US eyes big-ticket arms deals during Hagel’s visit

The Obama administration will push for the stalled mega deals for M-777 ultra-light howitzers and Javelin anti-tank guided missiles (ATGMs) when US defence secretary Chuck Hagel comes visiting from Thursday.

Modi set to visit Siachen later this month

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is all set to visit forward posts in the Siachen Glacier-Saltoro Ridge region, where 900 Indian soldiers have been killed since 1984, later this month.

Haryana and Punjab duty bound to maintain law and order: SC, Supreme Court on Wednesday put to rest apprehensions about violence because of tension between groups supporting and opposing the Haryana government’s controversial legislation on a separate management body for gurdwaras.

India hopes to convince WTO on food subsidy by September

India hopes it will be able to convince the WTO by September about the need for developing countries to give subsidies on food-stocks so that it is relieved of the “draconian sword”.

Bill to reform power sector in winter session

The government will bring a Bill, amending the Central Electricity Act, in winter session of Parliament to improve the tariff policy and regulations in the power sector.

Rahul leads Congress into House well, accuses Speaker of bias : Rahul Gandhi stormed into the well of Lok Sabha on Wednesday with the Congress contingent raising slogans against the government and accusing Speaker Sumitra Mahajan of partiality.

HSGMC takes control of 2 gurdwaras in Haryana

Confirming the taking over of gurdwara, HSGMC president Jagdish Singh Jhinda said they took over the management at 1.45pm.
Current Affairs 2014
Congressmen cheer Rahul, hope he stays engaged
Rahul Gandhi’s sloganeering charge into the Lok Sabha well has raised optimism among Congressmen eager that he assume the party leadership even as they hope he would not lapse into the inertia of the last decade.

MEA buys Rs 30 crore building in Paris, finds its not fit for use : The ministry of external affairs (MEA) purchased a property in Paris in 2011 for Rs 30 crore and later realized it could not be used for the purpose it was acquired for.

Russia to ban US, EU food imports

Putin signed a decree on Wednesday halting or limiting imports of agricultural products from countries which have imposed sanctions on Russia, ordering his government to come up with a list of imports to be banned for a year.

Israel, Hamas at odds over truce

Israel and Hamas appeared at odds on Thursday over prolonging a 72-hour Gaza ceasefire, with the Jewish state indicating it would back an unconditional extension but Hamas denying any agreement.

Obama: New, more prosperous Africa is emerging

MH17 search suspended over security concerns: Dutch PM

US Army starts questioning Bergdahl about capture

Terror fear? China city bans beards, veils in buses

1 Sikh killed, 2 injured in gunmen attack in Peshawar

New York hospital patient tests negative for Ebola

43 years on, actress says her ex-BF killed Jim Morrison

5 years after death, Michael Jackson sued for abuse

Obama says new, more prosperous Africa is emerging

UK Sikhs demand monument recognizing Sikh contribution in World War I

Lawmakers call for ending discrimination of Sikhs in US

19 Indian students in Malaysia to be sent back home

Indian couple arrested in US, charged with abusing daughter

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