Friday, September 12, 2014

Current Affairs 12 September, 2014

Current Affairs 12 September, 2014 : J&K floods, 96,000 rescued, but theft cases rise in valley. Submerged houses in Srinagar. Theft cases have been on the rise in the city, with people fleeing to safer locations.

ISI spy arrested in Chennai also an LTTE man

Flood-hit Vadodara limps back to normalcy

Railways to ferry relief material free to flood-hit J&K

51 fishermen from TN held by Sri Lankan navy

India willing to talk to Pak if it ‘responds properly’

CBI claims proof against Rajat Majumdar

TOI Social Impact Awards: Hour of the impact-maker is here

Missing train traced after 17 days in Bihar

My name is Khan and I am a Hindu

Dayanidhi Maran forced Aircel-Maxis deal, CBI tells court

NIA files final chargesheet in Bodhgaya blasts case

Mobile call centre to combat harassment in transportation of perishable goods

Javadekar, media bodies slam KCR’s threat to journalists

Govt questions transgender definition in SC verdict

Transgender raped by cops fights for justice

Facing attacks during day, NDRF takes to more night rescues
With desperate flood victims attacking rescue teams, NDRF has slowed down its day operations and intensified the same during nights.

Raids on hoarders, black marketers dip
Both Centre and state governments may have promised a crackdown on hoarders and black marketeers to curb artificial price rise, but data shows their action do not match their words.

J&K floods: Govt airlifting fuel, looking at Leh, Kargil as alternative routes
Flagship fuel retailer IndianOil Corporation has airlifted tanker-loads of jet fuel and diesel to Srinagar to keep the relief and rescue sorties by Army choppers and aircraft going.

Didi tries new faces to fight Saradha-BJP twin threat
Caught in the Saradha maelstrom, Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress is making drastic tactical changes.It's bringing back some old faces from the cold, fielding new leaders and pulling back from the frontlines those perceived as key Mamata men to ride out the storm.

IAF chooses airdrops over winching for relief operations
The IAF has scaled back its helicopter winching operations since the focus now is more on air-dropping food, water and other relief material to the thousands of people marooned on rooftops in flood-ravaged Srinagar.
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J&K floods: Kids starve, patients cry as hospitals break down
Old and infirm are the worst hit among an estimated six lakh people, who were marooned by the flood waters. There was little respite as all major Srinagar hospitals were affected.

J&K floods: 'Worst-hit' Jammu protests at neglect
There is growing anger among the people in Jammu who are saying there has been far greater death and destruction in their region until now, and yet the focus of relief and rescue operations has been almost singularly on the valley and Srinagar.

FIR filed against Ananth Kumar's wife
Bagalkot police filed an FIR against Union chemicals and fertilizers minister H N Ananth Kumar's wife Tejaswini, former BJP MLA Veeranna Charantimath and four others in connection with the Basaveshwara Vidya Vardhak Sangh (BVVS) in the alleged Rs 24-crore scam.

J&K floods: Administration working to restore water supply, connectivity
The Jammu & Kashmir administration is working around the clock to restore to restore drinking water supply and electricity in Srinagar and the valley.

J&K floods: 96,000 rescued, but theft cases rise in valley
More than 96,000 people have been rescued in massive rescue-cum-relief operations, but burglars are having a field day in flood-hit valley where frightened residents left their houses unlocked.

BJP, AAP evade EC query on poll spend for Delhi elections

CBI chief to clarify on meetings with scam-tainted in SC today

Haryana Sikhs in catch-22 situation over pilgrimage to Pakistan

John Kerry downplays talk of 'war' against Islamic State
Speaking the day after President Barack Obama announced a "relentless" campaign of air strikes against IS militants in Iraq and ultimately in Syria, Kerry declined to call the operation a war.

CIA triples estimate of Islamic State strength
Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria now have about 20,000 to 31,500 fighters on the ground, the Central Intelligence Agency said on Thursday, much higher than a previous estimate of 10,000.

Four on trial for 'China's 9/11' knife attack

Arab allies pledge to fight Islamic State group

Scotland ready to make history: Alex Salmond

CIA triples estimate of Islamic State strength

Case worker: Dad overwhelmed before 5 kids killed

Alert as man jumps fence at White House

John Kerry downplays talk of 'war' against IS

Scotland ready to make history: Independence leader

Scottish vote ups hopes of separatists world over

Over 4.2 million people registered to vote in Scotland independence referendum

Scotland referendum: Number of ‘naysayers’ increases

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

China snubs Dalai Lama, says it can appoint his successor

Chile president urges justice on coup anniversary

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