Sunday, September 21, 2014

Current Affairs 21 September, 2014

Current Affairs 21 September, 2014 : Decades-long alliances falling apart, Sena-BJP & Cong-NCP at break point, The Sena-BJP’s talks entered a particularly critical phase. A proposal sent by Matoshree to BJP said the Sena would, of the 169 seats it had contested in 2009, leave 7 to the BJP and another 7 for the Swabhimani Shetkari Sangathana.

Sushma Swaraj’s sister in Haryana poll fray

BJP wins Chattisgarh's Antagarh seat, NOTA finishes second

Valley’s tourism industry marooned in flood waters

Al-Qaida trying to enter Assam: Tarun Gogoi

Ketan Desai made president of World Medical Association

Muslim clerics in UP laud Modi's statement

Southwest monsoon withdrawal likely in next three days

Maharashtra cops get cracking in ISIS recruitment case

Rivers in Pune most polluted in Maharashtra

Man arrested in Coimbatore for spying on Hindutva leaders

Hope to be first Asian country to reach Mars in first shot: Isro chairman K Radhakrishnan

The Nehru jacket, now Modi style

New scanner to cut queues at airport

Dabbas for grannies, stories for kids; Daan Utsav is for all ages

IAF plane crashlands, 9 injured

Counselling before conception catching on among couples
When 32-year-old Neeta* and her husband went to see a doctor after her second miscarriage, they were shocked to find that taking tablets for her migraine was among the reasons for difficulties in her pregnancy.

Madras HC comes to rescue of IIT-Madras scrap bidder
An innocuous typographical error by a bidder for scrap at IIT-Madras in which he added a ‘zero’ to his quote, almost cost 5 lakh.

Music world mourns as Shrinivas is cremated
A host of singers and politicians visited Mandolin Shrinivas’ Vadapalani home on Saturday to pay homage before his body was taken to the Besant Nagar crematorium where his father U Satyanarayana performed the last rites.

Karnataka legislature to ape Rajasthan
Taking a cue from BJP-ruled Rajasthan, the Karnataka legislature is planning to go online, to save paper and ensure faster and secure communication.

Maharashtra BJP brass to chalk out seat plan in Delhi
BJP’s rejection of Shiv Sena’s seat-sharing proposal for the Maharashtra Assembly polls was conveyed by its state unit chief Devendra Fadnavis to Uddhav Thackeray when the former met the Sena president at Matoshree late Saturday evening in an attempt to defuse the crisis.
Current Affairs 2014
Karnataka govt takes its eyes off industrial growth
In the early 1990s, businessmen had a phrase to describe their interactions with government officials: “Kar Natak”. Their experience was that there would be a lot of song and dance, but in the end, files would barely move an inch.

BJP angry over Uddhav deputing son for talks
Ire is brewing in the BJP rank and file over the party’s “humiliation” by the Shiv Sena in the course of the ongoing seat-sharing talks.

Rising room rents could hit hard those planning a Goan new year
If you were planning to party in Goa this new year’s, think again. Hotel prices in Goa increased by 12% between January-June 2014, the highest increase among all cities in the country, indicating that peak season prices may well go through the roof.

Ajit Singh stokes house fire, but will it work a second time?
16 years later, the high-voltage drama surrounding Singh’s post-defeat ‘eviction notice’ bears an uncanny similarity to the old strategem -- a desperate bid to stoke sympathy among voters who just sent the one-time strongman packing.

Gujarat HC asks former MLA to return teacher's salary
The Gujarat high court has asked former Congress MLA Kunvarji Halpati to refund one sum he drew as salary either that as teacher or MLA, during the days he attended assembly sessions or participated in any legislative activity.

No HC respite for Kerala bar owners

Panel to revive Barmer refinery project soon

PM wins hearts of his birthday well-wishers

Jihadis tag Jaitley in tweets

Guatemala clash over development plans kills 6
An argument among villagers over plans to build a cement factory and a highway erupted into a battle with guns and machetes.

Kurdish fighters head to Syria to face ISIS militants
Hundreds of Kurdish fighters raced from Turkey and Iraq into neighboring Syria on Saturday to defend a Kurdish area under attack by Islamic State militants.

Will we get new powers? Scots want to know

US to deliver 10 Apache helicopters to Egypt: Pentagon

Secret Service boosts security outside White House

Boko Haram 'kill several' as they loot Nigeria market

49 Turks kidnapped by Islamic State militants freed

Secret Service boosts security outside White House

US to deliver 10 Apache helicopters to Egypt: Pentagon

US to deliver 10 Apache helicopters to Egypt, Pentagon says

Man arrested for charging White House had knife, US attorney's office says

UK Muslim clerics issue video appeal to free British hostage

I fantasized about killing Margaret Thatcher: Hillary Mantel

Social media users use London riot pics to fuel panic

Will we get new powers? Scots want to know

Bahrain’s new visa policy offers easier access to Indian travelers

Indian-American pleads guilty to defrauding insurance firms

South African-Indians protest over bingo machines in malls

New York city to pay $225,000 to Indian girl to settle lawsuit

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