Monday, October 20, 2014

Current Affairs 20 October, 2014

Current Affairs 20 October, 2014 : India lagging behind in medical research" Modi". The PM also suggested a tradition be introduced of having special guests at convocation ceremonies.

Jayalalithaa thanks Rajinikanth, Maneka for support

Order on framing of charges in 2G money laundering case on Oct 31

Major turbine problem at Kundankulam nuclear plant

Injured in stone-pelting, cop dies in Kashmir

Congress wins byelection in Manipur

I'll build memorial hall for Veerappan, his widow says

Maharashtra assembly elections 2014: It is up to BJP to decide on NCP offer, RSS says

Government stresses on need to scan cyberspace during festive season

BJP says Rajnikanth never gave a particular date to join party

Ramanathapuram custodial death: Human rights organization wants action against BJP leader

Maharashtra impasse: Uddhav Thackeray meets Shiv Sena MLAs

Prisoner hurls human excreta at judge in Tamil Nadu

Centre constitutes an expert advisory committee to help water resources ministry

PM Narendra Modi: India lagging behind in medical research

WWII vintage bomb found in Andaman islands

Narendra Modi to address joint session of Australian parliament
Narendra Modi will be the first Indian Prime Minister to address a special joint session of the Australian parliament during his visit to the country to attend the G20 summit in Brisbane next month.

Shiv Sena: No clear mandate, still people blowing victory trumpets
Taking a swipe at Modi and the BJP, the editorial said, the "wave" seen during the campaign had lost its force even before reaching the shores.

Controlling the message: Modi chooses state media over private news outlets
Carefully controlled communication has been a defining characteristic of the new government since Narendra Modi's BJP swept to power.

BJP win helps bookies rake in big money
The so-called ‘Modi lehar’ or popularity of Prime Minister Narendra Modi may have propelled the BJP to unprecedented solo success in Maharashtra even after distancing itself from traditional ally Shiv Sena, but with the win, bookies have made a safe sail into the profit zone

Vijay ensures victory with troops from other states
It was an army of 4,000 workers from other states which played a significant role in ensuring BJP's win in the Haryana assembly polls. 
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Haryana's new govt to back Khemka, cancel Vadra's land deal?
Having wrested control of Haryana, will BJP cancel the controversial Robert Vadra land deal? Prime Minister Narendra Modi had used the issue to the hilt during campaigning.

Sushma's sister loses to poultry businessman
When Union external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj's sister Vandana Sharma was picked up by BJP as candidate from Safidon a month ago, many thought her possible win would usher in a homecoming for the saffron party's tallest woman leader.

History in 13th assembly with 13 women MLAs
The 13th Haryana assembly will have a corresponding 13 women MLAs, the highest in the history of the state since the first elections in 1967 after its formation. 

CLU scam-stung candidates lose
Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda's logic that those allegedly caught on camera in change of land use (CLU) scam were innocent till proven guilty by court of law was rejected by voters in the state. 

INLD slips as voters show little sympathy for Chautala
Many in Haryana thought the presence of INLD chief and four-time chief minister Om Prakash Chautala in the campaigning just before the October 15 voting would change equations in the state.

Modi magic takes BJP from 4 to 47

US ambassador calls for revival of India-US trade relations

BJD retains Kandhamal Lok Sabha seat by 3 lakh margin

Bilawal Bhutto tries to reclaim legacy of Benazir
Bilawal Bhutto Zardari tried to reclaim the legacy of his mother with a huge rally in the southern port city of Karachi.

Nigeria's Ebola outbreak is officially over
The World Health Organization declared on Monday that Nigeria is free of Ebola, a rare victory in the months-long battle against the fatal disease.

Attack at Baghdad's Shia mosque kills at least 11

Nigeria declared Ebola-free

UK's Prince William, wife Kate's second child due in April

Turkey aiding Iraqi Kurdish fighters to cross into Kobane

Doctor says no overtime; pregnant worker's boss says no job

US lab worker on cruise tests negative for Ebola

Obama hits campaign trail, attacks Republicans

US to issue new Ebola care guidelines, watch lists to shrink

Japan PM loses two female ministers over scandals

Britain's Prince William and wife Kate's second child due in April

WHO won't discuss Ebola mistakes document

WHO declares Senegal Ebola free

ISIS jihadists training pilots to fly seized jets

NRIs set up firm to promote Indian events in UK

Indian-American jailed in US for selling fake sculptures

Indian American doctor honoured

Indian diaspora in Britain urged to invest in energy, manufacturing

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