Thursday, September 11, 2014

Current Affairs 11 September, 2014

Current Affairs 11 September, 2014 : J&K floods, As water level falls, anger at state govt's failure rises, Makeshift rafts in use to rescue flood-affected people in Srinagar on Wednesday.

Rajnath reviews coastal security in Gujarat

VHP disowns UP ‘love jihad’ leaflets

Union Cabinet clears Rs 1,200 crore for Aadhaar

J&K floods: Congress hails role of armed forces

Modi no scholar like Atal but man of action, Singapore ex-PM says

Arun Jaitley discharged from hospital

Bismillah’s son reports shehnai stolen, family denies theft

Soon, Rs 20,000 fine for smoking in public

Singapore offers help for developing Andhra’s new capital

KCR draws flak from opposition over 'bury the media' remark

4 states see sharp rise in low skilled workers going abroad

DGCA orders 500 stranded school kids to be flown from Leh to Delhi free of cost

Soon, Rs 20,000 fine for smoking in public

IC 814 captain, 24 others take AI to HC over pay disparity

No logic in Kerala's liquor policy: Supreme Court

Faiths come together to tide over crisis
The enormity of the disaster that's struck J&K has drawn people across social and religious lines closer like never before.

Govt to change wage norms in MGNREGS
The BJP government has been critical that MGNREGS had become a ditch-digging scheme with the high outflow of funds showing little for output.

EC to take call on J&K elections
As floods trigger an unprecedented crisis in J&K, Election Commission is closely watching the situation and will take a call on assembly polls in the state, due by the year end, once the waters recede.

I can understand people's anger: Omar
J&K CM Omar Abdullah says he understands the rising anger among his people. Talking to TV channels, he described the situation as "very serious" and the floods "unprecedented".

J&K floods: Over 90,000 rescued, but many refuse to leave home
Deeptiman Tiwary | 2 hrs ago | Civilian volunteers with the Army are handling bulk of the rescue work in flood-hit Jammu & Kashmir as the state administration is said to be virtually crippled.
Current Affairs 2014
India will stay fully engaged with Afghanistan, Sushma tells Karzai
India and Kabul Wednesday reiterated their commitment to intensify cooperation with foreign minister Sushma Swaraj saying India was there to stay in Afghanistan.

Anti-corruption movement flags with dip in CBI’s stock
The controversy surrounding the CBI chief’s conduct in the recent past has cast a shadow not just on the agency’s credibility but the system as a whole.

Special envoy for border talks with China likely
India is likely to announce a special representative for border talks with China during the forthcoming visit of Chinese president Xi Jinping.

Congress losing base in Puducherry, warns Rajya Sabha MP
Senior Congress leader and Rajya Sabha member, P Kannan, who has been highly critical of the functioning of the local unit of the party, on Wednesday, warned that the party is losing its base in the Union territory of Puducherry.

NIA arrests Lankan for spying on behalf of ISI
A Sri Lankan national was arrested by National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday in Chennai for spying in India on behalf of Pakistan’s Inter Services Intelligence (ISI).

IAF planes airlift stranded finrom Kashmir

Govt to import onions to keep prices in check

Muzaffarnagar cops charge Amit Shah for ‘hate speech’

Obama orders US airstrikes in Syria against Islamic State militants
US President Obama delivers a live televised address to the nation on his plans for military action against the Islamic State.

Oscar Pistorius verdict hangs on 'possible improbabilities'
Eighteen months ago, when he granted Oscar Pistorius bail after the killing of his girlfriend, South African magistrate Desmond Nair noted a number of "improbabilities" in the Olympic and Paralympic star's account of the shooting.

UN gives $3.8 million for flights in Ebola areas

US Congress may soon vote to arm, train Syria rebels

China asserts paternal rights over Hong Kong in democracy 

World won’t permit Islamic State romp: John Kerry

Highlights from Obama's speech on Islamic State

Richard Kiel, Jaws actor from Bond films, dies at 74

Text of President Barack Obama's address

Obama orders US airstrikes in Syria against Islamic State militants

Nurse committed suicide over a prank in London

Queen dragged into referendum debate with Alex Salmond

Scotland referendum: Cameron close to tears, says 'don't vote for separation'

Death of Indian nurse Jacintha Saldanha due to prank call: Inquest to begin tomorrow

Two Indian-origin US professors to be honoured by NRI group

Indians denied permission to participate in march in south Australia

Indian-origin fund manager sentenced to 9 years in jail in US

Indian man mowed down by truck in Singapore

Blasts kill 19 as John Kerry visits Iraq’s capital

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