Thursday, 25 September 2014

Top Current Affairs of 25th September 2014:-

Read Top Current Affairs of 25th September 2014. These Current Affairs from India, World, Economy, Ecology, Science and Technology, Sports, Business and others. This current affairs material is prepared by Experts and is useful for all competitive exams preparation.

5. Who is the chief-minister of Goa?
A. Mr Manohar Parrikar
B. Mamata Baneerjee
C. Tarun Gogoi
D. Omar Abdullah

Lewis Hamilton wins in Singapore, takes F1 title lead
Lewis Hamilton regained the Formula One drivers' world championship lead on Sunday when he claimed victory in the Singapore Grand Prix after his Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg limped out with electronic problems.

'Liar's Dice' is India's entry for Oscar
National Award winning Hindi film "Liar's Dice", starring acclaimed actors Geetanjali Thapa and Nawazuddin Siddiqui, is India's entry for the best foreign film category at the 87th Academy Awards.The film has been chosen by a 12-member jury appointed by the Film Federation of India (FFI), and out of a record number of 30 shortlisted films.

Supreme Court cancels 214 coal blocks
The dreaded judgement is here. The Supreme Court (SC) on Wednesday cancelled all the coal blocks allocated since 1993. It only allowed four of the 218 blocks to continue operations.

SBI, ICICI allow kids to operate bank accounts
chool-going children as young as 10 years will have to start working on their signatures with SBI and ICICI Bank now allowing them to open and operate bank accounts, sign cheques and hold ATM cards on their own.

Asian Games: Indian women bag bronze in double trap shooting
The Indian shooting team comprising Shagun Chowdhary, Shreyasi Singh and Varsha Varman bagged a bronze in women's double trap event but Gurpreet Singh narrowly missed out on a medal in his event at the 17th Asian Games on Thursday.

Sushma Swaraj begins US visit, meets counterparts from 7 nations
External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj has begun her 10-day trip to the US with back-to-back meetings here with her counterparts from seven nations, including the UK and the Maldives. Swaraj met the leaders at the United Nations headquarters yesterday.

National Human Rights Commission notice to Bihar on drug scam
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued a notice to the Bihar government over allegations of supply of sub-standard medicines in government hospitals.

Telangana government withdraws memo slashing tax on mobile sales
The Telangana state government has withdrawn the controversial memo on levying tax on sale of mobile phones, issued a day after announcement of poll results and a couple of weeks before the Telangana government took over on June 2.

Nepal Prime Minister Koirala free of cancer after treatment
Nepal's Prime Minister Sushil Koirala, who was diagnosed with first stage lung cancer and underwent radiotherapy sessions in the US, has fully recovered from the disease, his close aide said on Wednesday.

Alex Salmond quits as Scotland’s leader after country decides to stay with UK
Alex Salmond announced on Friday evening that he will step down as first minister of Scotland — a post he has held for over seven years.

6-magnitude earthquake jolts northern Pakistan
A 6-magnitude earthquake struck northern Pakistan on Sunday, authorities said, though there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.

Former captain Marvan Atapattu appointed as head coach of Sri Lanka
Former Sri Lanka batsman and currently working as team's interim coach, Marvan Atapattu, has been appointed as full-time head coach of the national cricket team, the SLC has confirmed.

2014 Asian Games: Rower Sawarn Singh bags bronze in singles sculls
Sawarn Singh rowed his way through exhaustion to fetch India its second bronze medal at the Asian Games Chungju Tangeum Lake International Rowing Centre on Thursday.
Singh covered the 2000m distance in 7 minutes, 10.65 seconds, which was better than his performance at the London Olympic Games two years ago timing wise (7:29.66) , to clinch the third place in men's singles sculls.
28 dead in landslides, floods in northeast India
Landslides and flash floods triggered by two days of heavy rain have killed at least 28 people in India's remote northeast, officials said Tuesday.


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