Monday, September 8, 2014

Current Affairs 8 September, 2014

Current Affairs 8 September, 2014 : J&K flood toll over 150, PM lines up Rs 1,000 crore to fight ‘national crisis’, People being evacuated in trucks from flood-hit Batamaloo area of Srinagar on Sunday.

Power minister blames states for blackouts

Singapore's former PM on official visit to India

BJP's polarization plans wont work in UP: Mulayam

Heavy rains trigger flood alert in Telangana, AP villages

Stalin floats revamped website to connect with voters

Coal block allocation: HC quashes CBI chargesheet

Allegations against CBI director 'grave and serious': Supreme Court

Maoist blow up railway track in Jharkhand, goods train derail

SC stays execution of Nithari killer Surinder Koli

Singapore's former PM on five-day official visit to India

J&K flood fury is Kedarnath-2, Omar says

1,800 refugees still in Shamli camp

Yogi Adityanath makes another hate speech

Campaign for Bhagat Singh bust in Cuba

Surinder Koli, Nithari killer, to be hanged today?

12 from Karnataka stranded in flood-hit Srinagar
Twelve tourists from Karnataka, 10 from two families in South Bangalore, are trapped in flood-affected Srinagar.

Ozone-depleting fridge gas new favourite of smugglers
The customs department has alerted its offices at ports about smuggling of ozone-depleting substances as there has been a recent spurt in attempts to illegally ship R-22 gas.

Air India crew faced 387 cases of passenger abuse in 5 years
Tempertantrums, drunken rants, physical and verbal abuse by passengers are occupational hazards for flight attendants, especially women, of all airlines.

India loses more foresters than any other country
As many as 72 forest rangers died in India in the past three years. Other countries in Asia, Africa and the Americas lost less than 10 rangers in the same period.

Today, an electrician earns as much as an engineer
Namrata Singh | 7 hrs ago | The starting income of an electrician, who is unskilled and perhaps has just cleared Class XII, is Rs 11,300 per month while a desktop engineer, who is an engineering graduate, earns only around Rs 3,500 more.
Current Affairs 2014
Karnataka secretariat abuzz on Sunday, clears 40,000 files
The secretariat, quiet on holidays, came alive on Sunday. Hundreds of government staff, led by chief secretary Kaushik Mukherjee, worked against the clock from morning till evening with a single goal of clearing as many pending files as possible.

Ukraine conflict to bleed Goa tourism
The conflict in Ukraine and financial uncertainties in Europe are casting shadows over Goa’s upcoming charter tourism season.

3 years after Delhi HC blasts, security is still an issue
The third anniversary of Delhi high court blast saw a low-key prayer ceremony with kin of victims gathering at gate number 5.

PM Narendra Modi gears up for Obama meet, but US yet to name ambassador
As Prime Minister Narendra Modi travels to the US for his first summit meeting later this month, one of the more glaring absences is that of a US ambassador to India.

High profile IIAS gets its first woman chairperson
Political scientist Chandrakala Padia, vice-chancellor of Maharaja Ganga Singh University, Bikaner will be the new chairperson of the prestigious Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla.

Delays force Navy to drop demand for foreign submarines

Over 2.25 lakh posts lying vacant in railways

PM Modi offers all help to flood-hit PoK

PM Narendra Modi gears up for Obama meet, US yet to name ambassador
US President Barack Obama will host PM Narendra Modi later this month, but America is yet to name an ambassador to India after the exit of Nancy Powell.

Scottish independence backers lead
Supporters of Scottish independence from Britain have taken their first opinion poll lead since the referendum campaign began, indicating a real possibility that they might win, according to a YouGov survey for the Sunday Times newspaper.

US urge Afghan rivals to resolve disputed vote

Obama to set out plan to go on offensive against Islamic State

Afghanistan gang-rape case: Death sentence for 7

Abe becomes first Japanese PM to visit Lanka in 24 yrs

Obama: US must fight Ebola now or face long-term risk

US urge Afghan rivals to resolve disputed vote

Obama to set out plan to go on offensive against Islamic State

Items linked to raid that killed bin Laden go on display in New York

Obama: US must fight Ebola now or face long-term risk

Human traffickers involvement confirmed in Sikh stowaways

Scottish independence backers lead

UK offers Scotland new powers after independence poll shock

Britain ready to commit 3,500 troops to new NATO force

Indian-origin mathematician elected president of ICSU

Indian-Americans fared better than others during recession: 
US report

PIO buys Liz Hurley kiss for $81,000

In his heart, every Indian feels white: Playwright Sujit Saraf

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