Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Current Affairs 15 October, 2014

Current Affairs 15 October, 2014 : Devyani may face disciplinary action for TV interview. As reported by the TOI, she did not have permission to give an interview to a TV channel on her experience after she was arrested in the US.

PM urges youth to ensure record voting in Maharashtra, Harayana

Bihar CM clears Rs 55 lakh for temple ‘purified’ after his visit

Close shave for Kuwaiti prince off Kochi coast

Not the right time to hold polls in J&K, Omar says

Will Siddaramaiah walk the talk on reclaiming lost govt land?

Shashi Tharoor an 'important' party leader, Cong says

'Modi holding power after giving false hopes to people'

One third students of merged schools drop out, says study

Satyarthi's group gave innovative solutions

Singapore, Raj ink deal to modernize state ITIs

Pre-marital tests humiliating: Centre

India, Canada clinch nuclear deal in record time

Vatican flashes happy signal for gays

Riled SAD government recalls Sidhu's security detail

Haryana's 3 big Lals no longer there, but no dearth of drama

‘Good news & big shift from past’
President of the Bombay Catholic Sabha Gordon D'Souza, says ... I've noticed that gay parishioners, couples in live-in relationships or with children outside marriage aren't allowed to receive communion.

‘Church has always stood for mercy & compassion’
Ever since Pope Francis was elected last year, there’s been excitement in Catholic circles. Starting with his decision to reside outside his designated official residence, to chiding market forces for focusing on profits alone, to his attempt to broker Middle East peace, he’s been in the news for the right reasons.

Maharashtra polls: Who will form the government, be CM?
A five-cornered fight has made this election spicier and more unpredictable. The Congress has a 'clean' candidate, but the party is battling anti-incumbency. BJP, on the other hand, is riding the Modi wave but is yet to project a CM.

UN snubs Pakistan on Kashmir plea
Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif’s foreign affairs adviser Sartaj Aziz had briefed envoys of the five permanent UNSC members asking them to urge India to respect the ceasefire pact.

Cyclone Hudhud: PM in Vizag announces Rs 1000 crore interim aid
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who took an aerial survey of cyclone battered Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday, announced Rs 1,000 crore for immediate relief even as the death toll mounted to 25.

Centre mulls Arunachal road to counter China
To counter China’s growing influence India is planning to construct a road along the international boundary from Mago-Thingbu in Arunachal’s Tawang district to Vijaynagar in Changlang district.
Current Affairs 2014
Diesel price to be cut after poll code expires
Pump price of diesel will go down by about Rs 2.50 a litre shortly after the model code of conduct ends with elections in Maharashtra and Haryana.

Congress threatens nationwide protests if govt doesn’t slash diesel prices
Congress has accused the BJP government of hoodwinking people on diesel prices through rumours of a possible cut of 50 paise per litre.

J&K cross-border shelling: Hotline rings over ceasefire breaches
Senior officers in the directorate general of military operations of India and Pakistan discussed over hotline the ongoing ceasefire violations, even as a woman was injured in Poonch in latest firing from across the border.

Devyani Khobragade may face disciplinary action for TV interview
With her interview to a TV channel about her arrest in New York last year, Khobragade may be inviting disciplinary action from the MEA for speaking out of turn.

NIA suspects link between Bardhaman, Chennai blasts

Junk 11 World War II ordinances: Law panel

Centre plans dredging to push bigger vessels through Pamban to ‘save’ Ram Sethu

Australia's Richard Flanagan wins Man Booker prize for fiction
Richard Flanagan took away the literary world’s most coveted prize for his book 'The Narrow Road to the Deep North'.

What led to a midair flood on a Qantas flight
A torrent of water which gushed into the cabin of a Qantas superjumbo, raining down on some passengers' heads, could have been caused by cleaning mops loosening a pipe coupling, an inquiry said.

China rebukes Taiwan for comments on Hong Kong

US 'deeply concerned' about Kobane: Obama

Malala Yousafzai makes Time's 'influential teens' list

US, Russia to step up intel sharing on IS militants

Iran, US keep pushing for elusive nuclear deal

New charges brought in 2012 Benghazi attacks

Ex-colleague shoots dead American in Saudi capital

US 'deeply concerned' about Kobane: Obama

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg donates $25 million to fight Ebola

Australia's Richard Flanagan wins Man Booker prize for fiction

Britain was on verge of witnessing a '26/11 style terror attack'

Shrien Dewani trial: Honeymoon murder suspect described himself as a 'single gay man'

British parliament votes in favor of recognizing Palestine

Indian jailed for molesting woman in Singapore

Britain investigates death of British-Indian surgeon in Syria

Indian embassy in Kuwait simplifies visa procedure

Indian-Canadian is Canada's new envoy to India

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