Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Current Affairs 9 September, 2014

Current Affairs 9 September, 2014 : India talks tough on one-China policy, says reaffirm one-India policy first, External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday took a tough line ahead of Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit to India later this month.

National rain deficit falls to 11%

Adityanath advises Mulayam to settle in Pakistan

ITBP lacks crucial equipment, Rajnath told

‘Neta contractors’ causing urban mess: Venkaiah Naidu

Weather forecasting system to be set up at Vaishno Devi

Haryana, Maharashtra poll dates likely by Friday

Evacuees from J&K recount horrors of flood

Chinese President Xi Jinping to make first visit to India

Government extends deadline for file declaration under Lokpal

Bihar’s ‘grand alliance’ discusses ties over dinner

J&K floods: Wall of water barrelled down silted rivers

Govt trying to restore road links, rushes wireless sets

J&K floods: Trapped on roofs, no help in sight

Maharashtra CM, Digvijaya Singh conspiring against Rahul: 
Beni Prasad Verma

Maoists blow up rail track in Latehar, goods train derailed

Truck rams bus, 16 killed in Karnataka
Sixteen people including two children were killed and as many injured after a truck collided with a Tirupati-bound bus near Mulbagal in Karnataka’s Kolar district on Monday afternoon.

Rajnath heads to Gujarat for first border visit
With Jammu & Kashmir suffering its worst deluge over decades, Home Minister Rajnath Singh will now visit the India-Pak border in Gujarat on Wednesday.

Please let me meet him a last time, pleads Surinder Koli’s mother
Surinder Koli's 62-year-old mother, who lives alone in Mungrukhal village of Almora district, is inconsolable.

Vaishno Devi yatra resumes at 8am, halted again at 4pm
In a flip-flop that left thousands of pilgrims to Vaishno Devi bemused, the Shrine board, after ordering resumption of yatra at 8am on Monday after a four-day suspension, “temporarily suspended” the pilgrimage at 4pm.

Visitor book unauthorized, full of flaws, CBI chief says
CBI sources said the agency would point out in the apex court that the entries in the register may have been fudged and if not, the agency which maintained it should claim it.
Current Affairs 2014
Consumers to gain from coal supply to stranded power plants: Govt
A government plan to get stranded power projects moving through coal supplies is meant to benefit consumers and not any private company, a government official said.

Adverse coal verdict: Bengal will be one of the worst hit
Power utilities in Bengal, both public and private, are waiting with baited breath to hear the Supreme Court verdict on the Coalgate scam on Tuesday.

Why not stop EVM-wise counting of votes? SC asks Centre
The Election Commission had on November 21, 2008 written to the Centre saying mixing of votes cast in EVMs would help keep at bay the vindictive approach of winners to wreak vengeance.

Govt formation in Delhi: AAP shows sting video, alleges BJP trying to buy MLAs
Aam Aadmi Party released a sting video on Monday showing city BJP vice-president Sher Singh Dagar allegedly offering a Rs 4 crore bribe to an AAP legislator for resigning from his post.

Pro-Rahul secretaries to reset Congress agenda
The young AICC secretaries will this week brainstorm on the 100 days of Modi government and shortlist the issues, they feel, the Congress leadership should target the Centre on.

Flood washes away J&K's isolation

How Nithari killer Surinder Koli got a fresh lease of life

670 undertrials in TN will benefit from govt reprieve

BJP accuses AIADMK of threatening poll nominees

Expert: Over 12,000 foreign fighters in Syria
Syrian abductors of two Russian citizens and an Italian national have demanded a ransom of over $700,000 for their release, the Kommersantdaily said. The three were abducted Dec 17 near the western Syrian port city of Latakia while travelling along the Tartus-Homs highway.

Iraqi parliament approves partial new cabinet
Lawmakers approved all of the candidates proposed for the new government, with the exception of a few posts, namely the defense and interior ministers.Al-Abadi requested an additional week to name them.

Obama to broaden US effort to combat militants

Ebola infections set to soar in Liberia: WHO

Cameroon army 'kills more than 100 Boko Haram fighters'

Ukraine ‘frees’ 1,200 people captured by rebels

10 militants killed in fresh air strikes in northwest Pak

Obama to host security council session September 24

Controversial founder of US fast-food chain Chick-fil-A dies at 93

4th American with Ebola to be flown to US for care

Older adults swapping TV for digital videos

UK's Luton airport evacuated over suspicious item

Has Jack the Ripper really been unmasked?

Scramble to ‘save’ UK after Scotland referendum shock

Kate and Prince William expecting their second child

PIO couple in US die mysteriously after son’s death

Two Indians found guilty of rape in Australia

Bahrain king praises Indian expatriates

Indian-origin mathematician elected president of ICSU

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