Monday, September 1, 2014

Current Affairs 1 September, 2014

Current Affairs 1 September, 2014 : Bureaucrats in a fix over valuing family jewels, While officers have been filing immovable property returns for the past few years, jewellery is proving to be a particularly contentious issue.

Mayawati reverts to upper caste bashing

Telangana govt completes three eventful months

Sexual harassment at Visva-Bharati: No bail for accused

CRPF gallantry award recipients to get choice posting

Kerala Cong opposes Sathasivam as new governor

Aligarh tense after girl goes missing

Ebola scare: Govt urged to up health surveillance

Smart city: Naveen bats for Bhubaneswar, says it fits the bill

Air force employee held for ‘spying’

Eligible for marriage only if you have an elite education

Consumer as king: 'No depreciation on reinstatement policies'

The message is lewd and clear

Drunk-driving deaths show sharp decline

UP, Bihar top in crimes on national highways

Communalism is a bigger threat than Marxism: TMC MP Sugata Bose

Punjab regaining lost glory, Parkash Singh Badal says
Punjab’s entrepreneurs have done exceptionally well to forget the bad times and inject new energy in the economy, chief minister Parkash Singh Badal said.

Pandit Ravi Shankar was unhappy as I was drawing more applause: Annapurna Devi
Sitar exponent Ravi Shankar's wife Annapurna Devi says she had to choose between marital bliss over professional recognition — and she chose the former.

Five pilgrims from West Bengal perish in fire accident
Five pilgrims from West Bengal were charred to death and six others injured after their chartered bus went up in flames on Saturday night.

Indian Mujahideen defanged a year after Yasin Bhatkal’s arrest : Indian Mujahideen, which claimed more than 220 lives since its inception through bomb blasts across the country, grew under Yasin Bhatka's command and had become a threat.

Even if no longer Indian citizen, divorce only under Hindu Marriage Act if married under it: Bombay high court
Once a couple marries under the Hindu Marriage Act, they can only get a divorce under the same law even if they are no longer Indian citizens, the Bombay high court has held.
Current Affairs 2014
NIA seeks more manpower, Centre says no
After putting “strengthening of NIA” top of the agenda in its election manifesto, the BJP government has refused to increase the sanctioned strength of the counterterror agency.

‘Kohli’ aka Hasan a lobbyist for judges, bureaucrats and netas, cops say : Raqibul Hasan Khan aka Ranjit Kohli, the prime accused in Tara Shahdeo case, worked as a lobbyist for judges, politicians and government servants in Jharkhand as well as Delhi, police said.

‘Basanti’ to take on Mulayam Singh Yadav in Mainpuri campaign : The Mainpuri bypoll is becoming spicier by the day. Not keen to give a walkover to the SP in its den, the BJP has decided to press Hema Malini, the MP from Mathura, to Mainpuri into campaigning for party candidate Prem Singh Shakya.

Real threat to women from own families
While Bharatiya Janata Party and its detractors are busy debating the veracity of ‘love jihad’, there are so many other issues afflicting women in UP—from female foeticide to dowry death and maternal mortality—that miss the attention.

VIPs remain biggest claimants of 'emergency quota' in trains
Who exactly is getting reservation in trains under the Emergency Quota (EQ)? That’s the question a large number of passengers who failed to get confirmed tickets in rush summer season have asked the zonal railways through RTI applications.

Kathak doyen’s abode housed in hellish neglect

Can’t tolerate firing, Pakistan must mend ways: Prakash Javadekar

Maharashtra assembly polls: Congress braces for split with NCP over seats

Senegal Ebola case 'a top priority emergency': WHO
Senegal faces an "urgent need" for support and supplies including hygiene kits and personal protective equipment for health workers, WHO said.

Top US senator urges weapons for Ukraine'
The head of the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee called on Monday for supplying Ukraine with weapons to fight what he called a "direct invasion" of the country by Russia.

ISIS recruits planning 26/11-type attack in UK

Obama faces bipartisan criticism over foreign policy

British Conservative lawmakers may push for EU exit

Islamist militia says it 'secured' US compound in Libya

Israel calls on region to rebuild, disarm Gaza

Libyan armed faction takes over US Embassy annex in Tripoli

Obama faces bipartisan criticism over his foreign policy

New York author, Rockefeller speechwriter Persico dies

British Conservative lawmakers may push for EU exit: Report

Wales takes note as Scots weigh independence

ISIS recruits planning 26/11-type attack in UK

ISIS terror threat: Leading British Muslims issue fatwa condemning terror group

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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