Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Current Affairs 24 September, 2014

Current Affairs 24 September, 2014 : Narendra Modi goes gift hunting for Obama. In all his meetings with world leaders until now, Modi made it a point to deliver a personalized gift to them and it is perhaps natural now for him to find a suitable one for Obama.

Cong must attack Muslim zealots too, Digvijaya says

Probe into DD’s double faux pas

Enlarge access to media, Editors Guild tells govt

Inform cops before going abroad, SPG protectees told

Bibek Debroy to head new rail panel

NDA govt let down people, Cong alleges

Mars Orbiter Mission: World praises Isro's historic feat

Mars mission a historic achievement: President

Narendra Modi congratulates Isro scientists, says 'MOM' never disappoints

India creates history, keeps date with Mars

Mars Orbiter Mission: Timeline

Upper age limit for govt jobs raised in Andhra Pradesh

Politicians wait for pitru paksha to get over, earn ire of rationalists

Lodhas to invest $5bn in London realty

Modi skullcap imam held over Navratri comments

Sudipta Sen’s driver says TMC MPs met Saradha boss before escape
The chauffer from Delhi who drove Saradha boss Sudipta Sen on his escape to Kashmir has spilled the beans. Arvind Singh Chauhan — released on bail on Tuesday after 17 months behind bars — said that Sen met Trinamool MP Mukul Roy at Nizam Palace just before he slipped out of Kolkata.

Bangladesh to benefit from India's advancement in space
India and Bangladesh have agreed to move forward on bilateral cooperation in two high technology areas - nuclear field and space - at the recently held third round of the India-Bangladesh foreign ministers' Joint Consultative Commission (JCC) meeting.

Bombay HC: No govt can force anyone to list religion
No person in India can be compelled to declare his religion, the Bombay high court ruled on Wednesday while hearing a PIL seeking direction to the Maharashtra government to not insist on declaration of religion on official forms and documents.

'It's not a fair deal for women in Bollywood'
The study analyzed 120 popular films released between 2010 and 2013 across the most profitable territories internationally including Australia, Brazil, China, France, Germany, India, Japan, Russia, South Korea, United States, United Kingdom, as well as UK-US collaborations.

Assam floods: Goalpara district worst-hit, over 1.4 lakh marooned
The flash floods triggered by heavy rain since Sunday in west Assam have claimed eight lives and marooned more than 1.4 lakh people in the worst-affected Goalpara district.
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Omar Abdullah seeks special central package
Jammu & Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi and sought a special rehabilitation package for his flood-hit state.

Waiting for floodwaters to recede, many Kashmiris migrate to Jammu
Their houses still under water, hundreds of flood-hit Kashmiris have temporarily migrated to Jammu — and driven up rents and real-estate prices there.

Rebels attack jawans in Jharkhand 30 mins after Rajnath leaves
Thirty minutes after Union home minister Rajnath Singh left a CRPF camp at Bandgaon in Maoist-affected West Singhbhum district on a two-wheeler on Tuesday, members of a Red faction fired on security forces.

BJP and Sena workers were gearing up for a solo fight
The saffron alliance has finally made it clear that it will contest the assembly elections together but ground-level workers of the Shiv Sena and BJP have not been able to overcome the rancour prevailing between the two for a while now.

Congress, NCP fail to break seat-sharing deadlock
Congress-NCP talks over seat-sharing reached an impasse on Tuesday with both sides hardening stances and the NCP warning that if it did not receive a satisfactory proposal from the Congress by 9am on Wednesday, it would contest the assembly polls on its own.

Information officers to be privy to decision-making process

So near, yet so far: BJP cites smaller allies to ‘reject’ deal

What was done in 43 years to get back 54 PoWs from Pakistan, SC asks Centre

NHAI boss blames babus, netas & courts for mess

Mandi govt schools warped in caste conundrum

BSP plans to contest all seats in Maharashtra

Amid bungalow battles, 94-yr-old ex-CM awaits flat under freedom fighters quota

Ajit Singh claims he is no longer occupying Lutyens’ bungalow

AAP slams govt over border standoff

Hits and misses of India’s space agency

David Cameron says Britain cannot 'opt out' of fight against Islamic State
Britain cannot opt out of a battle against Islamic State jihadists, Prime Minister David Cameron said on Tuesday, as newspapers reported he was considering joining air strikes targeting the group.

2 wounded in central Florida mall shooting
Authorities say two people have been wounded in a shooting at a central Florida mall, and police are trying to determine if two men found dead a short time later in a crashed vehicle are connected.

This is not just America’s fight alone, says Obama

US agency estimates Ebola could infect 1.4m by Jan

Vatican arrests former archbishop on paedophilia charges

Bin Laden son-in-law sentenced to life in US prison

Yemen leader warns of 'civil war' as rebels control capital

2 wounded in central Florida mall shooting

British hostage talks of another Vietnam in video

This is not just America’s fight alone, says Obama, vowing to destroy terror group

US calls for North Korea to shut 'evil' prison camps

David Cameron says Britain cannot 'opt out' of fight against Islamic State

Andy Murray regrets his support for a Scottish independence

UK PM David Cameron to meet Iran leader over ISIS campaign

Britain to urge Iran to release British-Iranian woman imprisoned for nearly 3 months for attending men’s volleyball match

Badal-Modi meet a bid to woo NRI Sikhs’ investments?

Indian-origin man sentenced to death for drug trafficking

Indian school boy in Kuwait collects Rs 2 lakh for J&K relief

3 Indian-origin leaders elected to New Zealand's parliament

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