25th August Current Affairs
No quota for Patels, says Gujarat CM
Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel has categorically ruled out grant of OBC status and reservation benefits to the Patel community.
Political parties can’t be under RTI Act: Centre tells SC
The government has opposed in Supreme Court a plea to bring political parties under the ambit of RTI Act, saying this would adversely impact their internal working and political functioning.
Cash, documents found hidden in Vyapam office
Madhya Pradesh Police Special Task Force found around Rs 12 lakh and some documents into the Vyapam scam.
Trinamool also declares support to FTII students
After the Congress and the Aam Aadmi Party, the Trinamool Congress has declared its solidarity with the students of the FTII, Pune.
Jains take to streets in Kolkata against Santhara verdict
Jain community hit the streets here in protest against a recent judgment of the Rajasthan High Court declaring the practice of Santhara — voluntary fasting unto death — illegal and an offence punishable under the Indian Penal Code.
25th August Current Affairs
Japans Pm Abe to Skip Visit to China for WWII Anniversary
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will not attend events to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War Two in China next month, Reports.
Koreas agree to defuse crisis
South Korean presidential security advisor Kim Kwan-jin, right, speaks during a press conference as South Korean Unification Minister Hong Yong-pyo listens at the presidential house in Seoul.
White House admits Joe Biden mulling 2016 run
The White House acknowledged that vice-president Joe Biden is still weighing a possible run for the top job, amid controversy surrounding Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton.
German govt. condemns neo-Nazi riots outside refugee shelter
Germany’s government denounced the far-right protests outside a refugee shelter in which dozens of police were injured by a neo-Nazi mob hurling bottles and fireworks.
3 UNP leaders made Ministers in Sri Lanka
Three senior leaders of Sri Lanka’s United National Party (UNP) were made Ministers at a low-key event held here on Monday.
India levels series against Sri Lanka
India defeated Sri Lanka by massive 278 runs in the second cricket Test to level the three-match series just after lunch on the fifth and final day on Monday.
Mumbai City FC to train in Dubai sans Chhetri, Subrata Paul
Mumbai City FC is proceeding to Dubai tonight for a fortnight-long preparatory camp in the UAE for the upcoming Season 2 of the Indian Super League (ISL) football tournament.
HIL-4 players auction to be held on Sept. 17
A total of 135 Indian and 142 foreign players will go under the hammer when the player’s auction for the fourth edition of the Hockey India League (HIL) gets underway at city hotel in New Delhi on September 17.
Bhambri moves into the semifinals
Yuki Bhambri beat Farrukh Dustov of Uzbekistan 6-4, 6-4 to reach the semifinals of the $100,000 Challenger tennis tournament in Vancouver, Canada.
World Athletics Championship: Beijing 2015
The World Athletics Championship currently being held in Beijing has seen many ups and downs, spectacular feats of human strength and record-breaking performances.
Black Monday gets worse, Dow crashes 1,000 points minutes after opening
US markets plunged at the open Monday following a big drop in Chinese stocks. The Dow Jones industrial average fell more than 1,000 points in early trading.
Aircel-Maxis deal: ED summons to two
The Enforcement Directorate has summoned two directors of a private firm in connection with the ongoing money laundering investigations into the 2006 Aircel-Maxis deal.
AP poised for great future: Tata
TATA Trusts Executive Trustee R. Venkataramanan and Santhi Priya Pandey, Additional Secretary (Rural Development) of A.P Government, signing the MoU on Village Development Plans in Vijayawada Parliamentary constituency.
Make economy transparent, currency market-driven: US to China
The White House has urged China – which is facing one of the worst financial crises in decades – to continue to pursue financial reform and move rapidly toward a more “market-determined” exchange rate system.
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