Thursday, September 18, 2014

Current Affairs 18 September, 2014

Current Affairs 18 September, 2014 : Varun Gandhi lao, UP bachao, Maneka says, though in half-jest. Union minister and MP from the state Maneka Gandhi pitched for her son and Sultanpur MP Varun Gandhi, although half in jest.

Centre restricting choice for CVC: PIL

2G case: Accused' pleas without proper details irk court

After monsoon dampener for crops, Centre unveils Rabi action plan

No official complaint on 'love jihad' so far: Maneka

Modi likely to attend technology fair in Germany in April 2015

Congress releases booklet on 100 days of BJP 'misrule'

1,000 Indian and Chinese troops face-off in Ladakh

Court gives NIA custody of suspected ISI agent

ISI effect: Police start enumeration of Lankans

XI Jinping's Gujarat visit: World watches riverfront party

China and India may be set to talk spacewalk

China's first lady: The incursion of charm

Hiraba's gift: Rs 5,001 for flood-affected Kashmir

Modi plays guide on Gandhi tour

82 Tibetan protesters detained by Ahmedabad police in two days

A rousing welcome for Xi at Ahmedabad airport
Chinese president Xi Jinping and his wife Peng Liyuan were given a rousing welcome at the Ahmedabad airport when they landed at 2.55 pm -- delayed by 25 minutes due to bad weather in Sri Lanka.

Tibetans protest in view of Chinese president’s visit
Regional Tibetan Youth Congress has staged a protest in city following the visit of Chinese president Xi Jingping in the country.

Chinese had joined Mahatma Gandhi's South Africa struggle
For over a century, a hand-painted citation gifted by the Chinese Transvaal Association (TCA) to Mahatma Gandhi in 1908 lay gathering dust at the city’s MJ Library.

Rajinikanth gets interim stay against release of unauthorized Hindi biopic
Tamil superstar Rajinikanth has, perhaps, become the first celebrity to move a court to protect his ‘personality rights’.

AIADMK eyes clean sweep in local bodies bypolls
The ruling AIADMK enjoys the upper hand as the bypolls to the local bodies in Tamil Nadu begin on Thursday.
Current Affairs 2014
‘Wanting your daughter’s hand? Ask him to recite shlokas’
It’s not just the saffron leaders that are chanting the Hindutva mantra. All across Uttar Pradesh, which paved the way for BJP to ride back to power in the Lok Sabha elections, heightened activity around Hindutva issues has been creating a frenzied atmosphere.

Soon access municipality services through mobile app
Smaller municipal bodies and local development authorities can soon have their own mobile applications so that citizens can avail of a variety of services on their smart phones.

Cabinet expansion is CM's prerogative, says Digvijay
AICC general secretary Digvijay Singh said the expansion of the Siddaramaiah cabinet or appointment of a deputy CM is the right of the chief minister.

Kashmir flood tragedy a 'manmade disaster': Bombay Natural History Society chief
The recent tragedy in Kashmir valley is being increasingly looked at as a manmade disaster, aggravated by reckless "developmental" activities with no regard for nature conservation.

Himachal Pradesh University students block traffic, cane charged
Hundreds of students blocked traffic at Summer Hill Chowk of Himachal Pradesh University on Wednesday morning to protest against fee hike decision and seek direct elections for Student Central Association.

J&K floods: Rulers of paradise' fight over medicines, baby food

HJC chief Kuldeep Bishnoi mulling to contest from Karnal

Weeklong Shimla music festival to see performances by many maestros

Iranian President Rouhani terms US led anti-ISIS coalition 'ridiculous'
Hassan Rouhani alleged that some of the 40-member of this group had previously supplied the terror group with arms.

US House set to approve arms for Syrian rebels
The Republican-controlled House lined up half-heartedly to give the US military authority to train and arm Syrian rebels on Wednesday as President Barack Obama emphasized that American forces ''do not and will not have a combat mission'' in the struggle against Islamic state militants.

Murder case registered against Nawaz Sharif, ministers

UK mulls joining US air strikes against ISIS

New Qaida wing claims hijacking Pak navy ship

Bobby Jindal mulling US presidential run

Toll in Nigeria building collapse hits 70

US edges up to Mission Creep in Middle East

US House set to approve arms for Syrian rebels

US scientist: Ebola unlikely to become airborne

Bobby Jindal mulling US presidential run, to decide after 
November polls

Kenya cops’ ‘white widow’ gaffe wins US girl a paid trip

UK mulls joining US air strikes against ISIS

Another historic vote today... to allow women at golf club or not?

Divided, Scots prepare to vote on fate of the United Kingdom

Indian-origin man jailed for 2 years for vehicular 

Masterpieces by Indian-origin artist up for sale in US

Obama meets Indian-American Spelling Bee champs

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

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