Monday, September 15, 2014

Current Affairs 15 September, 2014

Current Affairs 15 September, 2014 : Swiss tourists spend most on hotel rooms in India. According to tourism ministry data, foreign tourist arrivals in India between January-July this year were 41.15 lakh with an increase of 6.2% as compared to 38.74 lakh last year.

PM to speak in Hindi at UN, Rajnath says

CBI focus on Kunal letter to disentangle Saradha mess

Take back note on Hindi: Allies to NDA

90% operating ratio must for railways, Modi says

Rahul’s supporters reducing him to factional leader: Sandeep Dikshit

Dinner for Xi on Sabarmati riverfront

For 3 Haryana villages bordering UP, polls have no meaning

Statoistics: How powerful is your passport

Hyping ISI moles’ stories sparked panic: Karunanidhi

'Young driven to suicide by competition, stress'

TOI Social Impact Awards: Reality check on education — in 
school, but are they learning?

Food festival to mark Chinese president’s visit to Gujarat

Acid test for Manali-Leh road as traffic load mounts following J&K floods

With J&K flood-hit, tourist rush headed for Himachal Pradesh

AAP's founder members face the music

Panchkula brawl figures in UK House
What apparently started as a case of late-night brawl allegedly over car parking in Panchkula's Sector 2 is creating ripples in far away Britain.

TOI Challenge: Making sense of HT’s amazing circulation numbers
Read the new whodunit in town? Let’s call it the mystery of the amazing circulation numbers. Based on the Audit Bureau of Circulation’s report (July-Dec 2013), Hindustan Times has come up with a claim that its circulation in Delhi NCR is comparable with that of The Times of India.

CBI looking into SFIO report on Tata-Unitech deal
The CBI has begun examining the report of the Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO) on the Tata-Unitech deal and it will soon examine some senior officials of the two companies.

98 countries have abolished death penalty
The legal principle lex talionis — an eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth, a life for a life — was mentioned in the 18th century BCE code of Babylonian king Hammurabi.

Date with Mars: MOM of all missions
Just like on Earth, an average day on Mars lasts 24 hours. But for the 200-odd scientists at the Isro Telemetry Tracking and Command Network in Bangalore tracking the Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) spacecraft, there is no day or night.
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GRP nabs IAF personnel for harassing girls
The Government Railway Police (GRP) Mughalsarai on Sunday arrested an Indian Air Force personnel Shailendra Kumar for alleged sexual harassment of girls travelling in a train.

Rajasthan govt plans to lease out 35 forts to private players
In line with its strategy of according a larger role to the private sector in the state’s development initiatives, the Rajasthan government is working on a plan to lease out forts to add fillip to the tourism sector.

Telangana govt may miss another date with budget
Telangana is unlikely to have its maiden budget this calendar year with the task force committees (TFC) constituted by chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao missing successive deadlines to come up with budget proposals.

Three Kalyan youths who joined ISIS may return from Syria
The three youths from Kalyan, suspected to have joined the Islamic States of Iraq and Syria, are expected to return home from Syria.

Pakistan hiring Sri Lankan Muslims as spies spooks intelligence agencies
In April, Intelligence Bureau arrested Sri Lankan national Sakir Hussain in Chennai who revealed a Pakistani conspiracy to attack US and Israeli consulates in Chennai with help from two Maldivian nationals.

Smriti Irani, 200 vice-chancellors to talk teacher education

J&K floods: Water purification plants sent by govt

Rains lash valley again, Jhelum level rises, relief operations hampered

MH370 mystery: 58 ‘hard objects’ found in Indian Ocean
he Australia-led search team for the missing Malaysian Flight MH370 has discovered 58 hard objects inconsistent with the Indian Ocean seabed, raising hopes of solving the over six months-long aviation mystery.

Arab states mull air strikes on ISIS
Several Arab countries have offered to carry out airstrikes against militants from the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, senior US state department officials said on Sunday.

Swedish prime minister resigns after election loss

Pak cops up ante, raid Imran's ally Qadir

Hillary Clinton in Iowa stirs 2016 speculation

N Korea sentences US man to 6 years of hard labor

For traumatized Iraqi refugees, 'psychological first aid'

Hundreds evacuate from 3 California wildfires

Barack Obama to detail plans on Ebola offensive on Tuesday

United Nations blasts 'heinous' murder of British aid worker

Paths to war, then and now, haunt Obama

Agatha’s Hercule Poirot is back in new avatar

After aid worker David Haines’s beheading, UK’s Cameron 
vows action against ISIS ‘monsters’, says ‘they are not Muslims’

Panic hits UK market before Scottish vote, investors pull out $27bn in August

This British man has to pay the price for your promise, ISIS killer tells Cameron before beheading David Haines

Sharjah to woo Indian tourists with road shows

Indian embassy in UAE organizes conference to discuss NRI problems

Gopal Krishna Gandhi to become the first Indian to address Scottish parliament

Narendra Modi in US: Indian-Americans to attend PM's reception

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