Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Current Affairs 16 September, 2014

Current Affairs 16 September, 2014 : Modi’s ‘Mausam’ manoeuvre to check China’s maritime might, Indian Navy warships in the Arabian Sea. New Delhi has been alarmed by the interest shown by Sri Lanka and Maldives in Beijing's maritime silk route initiative.

Muslim youths barred at garba venues in Godhra

Seat deal with Cong in 3-4 days: Sharad Pawar

Review of 150km radius limit for second airport

Opposition divided on land law changes: Gadkari

Coalgate: CBI gets court rap over documents

Govt to train IAS, IPS, IFS officers in dealing with Naxalism

Government approves National Ayush Mission

Don’t focus only on Srinagar for relief operations: Supreme Court

One killed, 2 BSF jawans injured in LoC blasts

No quality control for life-saving generic drugs, govt apathetic

Hepatitis C drug in India to cost 49 lakh less than in US

J&K cricketers turn heroes off the field too

Govt gears up to quiz Thane boys who 'joined ISIS'

42% Indian kids surf net via mobiles

UP banker beats deluge with biscuits

Muslim clerics slam MP on madrassa-terror remark
A day after Sakshi Maharaj’s remarks that children in madrassas were being trained to become terrorists, the Muslim clerics are up in arms against BJP Unnao MP. In fact, some are planning to submit a memorandum against him to the PM.

‘Madrassas as nationalist as any other institute’
A day after Sakshi Maharaj’s comment on the minority community, saying that madrassas were giving “education of terrorism,” Qazi Zainus Sajidin, chairman UP Madrassa Education Board, claimed that madrassas were nationalist than any other educational institute in the country.

Sonia Gandhi listed as lone opposition leader to meet Xi Jinping
In the absence of a leader of the opposition, Chinese President Xi Jinping would have had a gap in his official interactions during his visit to India. But now it seems likely that Congress President Sonia Gandhi will perform that role.

Shia team to bring back Indians recruited by ISIS
A delegation of six members from Anjuman-e Haideri, a Shia committee from Delhi, will go to Iraq to provide help and appeal to Indian Muslims, who have allegedly joined ISIS, to come back.

Ravi Shankar Prasad woos electronic companies in Germany
Telecom and IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has set out for Germany, on his first trip since assuming charge, to woo electronics manufacturers.
Current Affairs 2014
Opposition, colleagues rebut Omar’s ‘helplessness’ claim
While Omar Abdullah has been at pains outlining his helplessness, the opposition as well as his own government colleagues have said the CM sat on warnings and was guilty of sins of omission.

‘J&K green funds used on ACs, sofas’
Jammu & Kashmir seems to have paid the price for diverting its forest land to non-forest use and not carrying out the required afforestation.

Not on the radar, south Kashmir fends for itself
Many areas of south Kashmir like Anantnag were submerged much before Srinagar was virtually transformed into a killer lake.

J&K floods: Omar Abdullah thanks Centre, says his govt will function from Thursday
Jammu & Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah thanked the central government for the support given to it during the floods, an official spokesman said.

Karuna will be CM candidate for 2016 election, says Stalin
A few days after he clarified that he never hankered after the party’s top post, DMK treasurer MK Stalin on Monday told party cadres that his father and party chief M Karunanidhi will be the chief ministerial candidate for the 2016 assembly polls.

50% of Maharashtra MLAs have criminal background: ADR

Rs 2.67 crore reward on Maoist chief Ganpathi’s head

Hafiz Saeed free to roam in Pakistan, envoy Abdul Basit says

Manish Tewari, Rashid Alvi refuse to heed Congress’s ‘gag’ order

How ISIS became the richest terror group in history
Aid workers, researchers and intelligence agents say that as the ISIS has taken over sections of Iraq and Syria it now controls as many as 11 oil fields in both countries.

Turkey is a steady source of ISIS recruits
Having spent most of his youth as a drug addict in one of the poorest neighborhoods of Turkey's capital, Can did not think he had much to lose when he was smuggled into Syria with 10 of his childhood friends to join the world's most extreme jihadist group.

Typhoon spares Hong Kong, but disrupts business

700 migrants feared drowned in Mediterranean

Hillary sizzles in Iowa, sets off president race talks

France, Iraq urge quick action against ISIS

Death toll at Nigeria church building collapse rises to 45

Hillary sizzles in Iowa, sets off president race talks

US in first air strike near Baghdad on IS: Officials

Schizophrenia is 8 different diseases, not 1

'First ever selfie' from 1850s fetches £70k

E-books now tune in to poets' rhythms

David Beckham on Scottish independence: Save union that is the 'envy of the world'

A to Z of Scottish independence referendum

US news anchor reveals live on TV that he has six months to live

Indian first non-European law lecturer at Cambridge

Rs 600 crore from NRIs, others for Guru Gobind Singh's birthplace

Sharjah to woo Indian tourists with road shows

Indian embassy in UAE organizes conference to discuss NRI problems

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