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14th August Current Affairs

National News

PM Modi greets Pakistan on Independence Day

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday welcomed the citizens of Pakistan on their Independence Day. Pakistan rejoice Independence Day on August 14.

Security beefed up in Kolkata for I-Day

Ahead of the 69th Independence Day, safety measures has been beefed up crossways Kolkata and neighboring regions including exploitation of unmanned aerial vehicles

India, US to enhance cyber security cooperation

India and the US have devoted to forceful support on cyber issues to boost global cyber safety and encourage the digital economy.

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Rang de Basanti Dhabha: Rang de taste buds

The restaurant conveys a Punjabi environment. It has won a reward for the most innovative concept restaurant of the year 2012 by the Indian Restaurant Award 2012 structured by Franchise India.

Monsoon session of UP Assembly to begin today

The week-long Monsoon meeting of Uttar Pradesh Assembly will begin on Friday. The session will see the administration presenting the supplementary budget and is expected to be a violent one as the opposition is all set to corner the Samajwadi government on different issues including Yadav Singh scam and poor law and order amongst other issues. (ANI)

14th August Current Affairs

International News

Astronomers photograph a baby Jupiter in another solar system

Astronomers have taken a shoot of a baby planet further than the solar system that may disclose clues as to how planets such as Jupiter are produced and influence their planetary siblings.

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Cochin International Airport all set to become India’s first green airport

Cochin International Airport is all set to be converted into the first Indian airport and may be the first in the world as well, to work on solar power and turn itself to a green airport.

New Zealand parliament passes law to change flag

The New Zealand legislative body on Thursday approved a law that will permit a referendum to be held on changing the nation’s flag.

Russia extends food trade ban to five more countries

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev declared that Moscow was expanding its ban on food trade to five more countries.

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An app to tell you if you are fit to drive

A new iPhone application named Canary has been started by former engineer Marc Silverman to check people from receiving behind the wheel after smoking marijuana. Produced.The app tries to test balance, remembrance, response time and time-perception using fast game-like activities.

Sports News

Abhishek Verma to battle for gold in Archery World Cup

 On a day when most Indian archers were unsuccessful to live up to anticipation, Abhishek Verma kept his arrows on goal to romp into the men’s individual compound final of the World Cup .

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Business News

Gold slips as yuan firms, but still set to snap 7-week losing run

Gold edged lesser after the yuan compressed as China bid to calm jittery global markets, while upbeat U.S. retail sales improved prospect for a near-term boost in U.S. interest rates.

Coca-Cola names Quincey president, fuelling succession speculation

Coca-Cola Co (KO.N) named James Quincey leader and chief operating administrator, setting up the long-time corporation veteran to probably one day take the controls of the world’s leading soda maker.

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HCL Technologies bags 5-year contract from SAI Global

 Global IT services corporation HCL Technologies said it has been chosen as the strategic IT partner to Australian information services corporation SAI Global for a period of five years.

Asia shares set to end week lower; crude oil slumps

 Asian shares were generally higher, but still on way for a steep weekly loss in the wake of China’s surprise currency deflation former in the week

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