Monday, November 3, 2014

Current Affairs 22 October, 2014

Current Affairs 22 October, 2014 : Doing business in India to get easy, registration in just a day. During the launch of 'Make in India' campaign, PM Narendra Modi had announced that his government would take steps to bring the country’s ranking on the "Ease of doing business” index among the top 50.

India ready for nuclear no-first-use agreements

Modi to spend Diwali in J&K, Cong questions timing

Poll manifesto is like Gita, Modi tells ministers

BSP first mooted idea of non-jat as Haryana CM

NCP ditched Cong day Ajit Pawar faced ACB probe

Ministries to put up RTI replies online from Oct 31

Jayalalithaa pledges compensatory payments of $4,800 each 
to families of supporters who died in distress for her

Ban on Sriram Sena extended by 60 days

When Pak fired, we had sword, not shield in our hand: Arun Jaitley

Maharashtra govt formation: Uddhav Thackeray blinks, to visit Delhi for talks with BJP top brass

Congress denies deal to support Sena-led govt

MNS may lose engine symbol

More MLAs with criminal cases elected in Maharashtra

President signs ordinance for auction of cancelled coal blocks

BJP’s CM picks seen as fit for ‘politics of performance’

Road accident cases: Centre can follow path outlined by Thrissur
While Centre is waiting for a comprehensive guideline for good samaritans, Thrissur in Kerala has already set an example where the local and state police came out with a directive to all police stations that such volunteers should not be harassed.

New Haryana government will probe Vadra land deal, BJP leader says
Haryana’s new BJP government would investigate the controversial land deal involving Congress chief Sonia Gandhi’s son-in-law Robert Vadra and the DLF in Gurgaon.

Leg up for Nadda in BJP reshuffle
The elevation of Jagat Prakash Nadda as in charge of Rajasthan and Maharashtra is one of the most significant features in the organisational reshuffle effected by Amit Shah on Tuesday.

RSS man Manhohar Lal Khattar to take oath as Haryana CM on October 26
Manhohar Lal Khattar, a first-time MLA, a non-Jat and a dedicated RSS pracharak, was chosen to lead the government in Haryana. 

BJP lost 17 seats in Haryana by a narrow margin 
The BJP's triumph in Haryana cannot just be assessed through the number of seats the party won but also by the margins of victory in majority of the winning constituencies. 
Current Affairs 2014
Graft fire back to haunt Yeddyurappa as HC reopens cases
The Karnataka High Court on Tuesday directed the special Lokayukta court in Shimoga to consider afresh private complaints against former chief minister B S Yeddyurappa, former deputy chief minister K S Eshwarappa and their family members.

Congress will be embarrassed by black money names, Arun Jaitley says
Cong would be embarrassed when the government reveals in court the names of those who have stashed away undeclared income in overseas accounts, finance minister Arun Jaitley said.

Haryana elections: BJP rushes to fill non-jat vacuum left by Congress
BJP’s choice of a non-Jat as chief minister of Haryana marks the culmination of a rallying cry that was sparked by Dalit czarina Mayawati after the Congress joined the rest of the political class in favour of the dominant community.

Devendra Fadnavis to be CM next week; no deputy CM or big berths for Sena
BJP’s Devendra Fadnavis is likely to take over as chief minister of Maharashtra on Monday, that is, immediately after Diwali, irrespective of whether Shiv Sena comes on board.

Panel recommends integration of toll plazas, checkposts on highways
A government-appointed task force has recommended integration of checkpoints and toll plazas on NHs where vehicle owners and users can make all payments quickly.

From October 27, drive between Delhi and Mumbai without any toll halts

Road accident cases: Good days ahead for Good Samaritans

Govt increases scholarship for scientists by 50%

Ebola vaccine trials in West Africa likely in January: WHO
Ebola outbreak in West Africa has killed over 4,500 people. WHO is pressing the search for a vaccine and hopes to test two experimental versions as early as January.

Can you ask Obama 'not to touch your girlfriend'? This man did
A young woman, Aia Cooper, was voting next to Obama when her boyfriend, Mike Jones, decided to crack wise: "Mr President, don't touch my girlfriend."

Hillary called to party duty ahead of 2016 polls

High in Pakistan's mountains, women break taboos

Tahirul Qadri ends protest in Islamabad

Pistorius starts five-year jail term for killing lover

3 US girls may have tried to join IS militants: FBI

'Girlfriend' crack makes Obama voting all laughs

Hillary Clinton called to party duty ahead of 2016 presidential elections

NBC cameraman recovers from Ebola: US hospital

Ben Bradlee, former Washington Post editor of Watergate fame, dies at 93

Pregnant Duchess Kate makes first public appearance

Flights cancelled at UK's Heathrow airport due to storm

Voters to get right to sack 'bad apple' MPs as labour, liberal democrats back stronger Recall powers

Britain warns citizens against proverbial Delhi belly this Diwali

US appoints Indian-American to key position in justice department

Two Indian-American to pay $3,80,000 to resolve fraud charges

Indonesia to grant Diwali holiday to Indians

Modi's 'Madison Square Garden' encore in Australia next

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