Saturday, October 18, 2014

Current Affairs 18 October, 2014

Current Affairs 18 October, 2014 : 65-year-old woman set ablaze for voting NCP, not Shiv Sena. A 65-year-old woman has accused three men of setting her on fire for not voting for a candidate they were backing for the Maharashtra assembly.

Desi nuclear-capable Nirbhay test a success

Enough time till 2019 for Ram temple: RSS

Chavan may stay in state politics after poll results

17 Left parties meet against 'communalism'

Home ministry gives green signal to 'Bengaluru'

BJP demands revocation of MNS's recognition for hate speeches

International flyers to be screened for Ebola in Mumbai

German treaty by Congress government a hurdle: Arun Jaitley

Pact doesn't allow revealing of names

Advocate-on-record snap ties with Ram Jethmalani

SC issues warrant against Pondy sisters for defying its order

My husband Veerappan was felled by corruption: Wife

Cheap Hepatitis C cure for India on fast track

Narendra Modi goes for the jugular to end ‘inspector raj’

President cancels Bodh Gaya visit

Labour laws: Measures will work only if states join in
Industry captains have welcomed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's labour law announcements, especially the ones on inspections for compliance with labour laws.

10 years later - They put brigand’s legacy behind
Ten years after its notorious son, forest brigand Veerappan was gunned down, Gopinatham is trying hard to exorcise its past and set out on a new course.

Bail may not restrict Jaya’s political activities
Though Jayalalithaa’s lawyers focused on her health situation in the Supreme Court, the bail order contains no reference to it. As a result, there may be no legal restriction on her political activities as the leader of AIADMK or the power she would wield over the state government, experts say.

Cheers from India Inc, jeers from unions
The move to revamp labour laws invited stinging criticism from trade unions who say the changes are being introduced at the cost of workers' rights while industry groups cheered the government's initiative saying it will boost investment and create jobs.

SC deadline holds key to Jaya fate
AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa may have been given interim bail by the Supreme Court in the assets case, but jurists feel that her legal team has taken a huge gamble by agreeing to the deadline of completing the appeal proceedings in the Karnataka high court in five months.
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New-look ITIs to churn out skilled workers
When PM Narendra Modi honoured a group of brand ambassadors for vocational training on Thursday, he had in mind a broader objective of rejuvenating the near defunct industrial training units to serve as building blocks for his ambitious “Make in India” drive.

'25,000 laws don't protect 90% of the workforce'
The notion that more labour laws offer more labour protection deserves Mahatma Gandhi's 1942 quip to an offer from the British as "a post-dated cheque on a failing bank".

Narendra Modi labours to Make in India
Anyone who has studied elementary economics would tell you that land, labour and capital are the basic factors of production.

Telco bosses pummeled by Naidu post-cyclone
After a livid Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu rapped the knuckles of top telecom executives saying absence of connectivity was severely hampering relief operations in cyclone battered Visakhapatnam, the Cellular Operators Association of India said Aircel, Bharti Airtel, Idea Cellular and Vodafone have joined hands to work towards restoration of mobile connectivity in the affected areas.

Bihar CM threatens to chop off hands of lax doctors
Bihar chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Friday warned he would chop off hands of doctors found neglecting poor patients.

Ready to probe Haryana forest scams: CBI to SC

HC allows Veerappan’s wife to hold feast on his death anniversary

Man wounded in cross-border firing passes away

President defends Modi govt’s stand at WTO

Foreign ministry to hold camps to facilitate passports

New labour laws anti-workers, pro-investors: CPM

Pakistan accounts for 80% of polio cases: WHO
WHO in its progress report held Pakistan responsible for failing to curb the surge in polio cases after the country reported 206 new cases this year, surpassing its earlier peak of 199 cases detected in 1999.

Many arrested as Hong Kong protesters retake protest camp
Pro-democracy demonstrators in Hong Kong clashed violently with police on Saturday as they reoccupied a protest camp mostly cleared the previous day, leading to multiple arrests and jeopardising government talks aimed at ending a political stalemate.

ISIS jihadists training pilots to fly seized jets

Obama appoints Ebola 'czar', Texas health worker isolated on ship

Gay marriage now legal in Arizona

Nigeria and Boko Haram seal deal on freeing girls

WHO declares Senegal Ebola free

Hurricane Gonzalo arrives in Bermuda: US forecasters

Gay marriage now legal in Arizona

US navy throws out Joe Biden’s son for cocaine use

Courts knock down gay marriage bans in Arizona, Alaska and Wyoming

WHO declares Senegal Ebola free

ISIS jihadists training pilots to fly seized jets

UN: We botched response to the Ebola outbreak

UK police charge 4 men with terror planning

Indian American doctor honoured

Indian diaspora in Britain urged to invest in energy, manufacturing

Indian engineer sentenced for stealing trade secrets

Tamil poet named for Singapore's highest cultural award

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