Top News Headlines of 31 August 2014


Breaking news of 31 August  2014 Grab top news headlines and major events for Current Affairs GK from all around the World.

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  • Prime Minister in Japan: The PM Narendra Modi will look to cement strategic and defence cooperation with Japan when he meets his counter part Shinzo Abe on Monday for crusial summit talk.
  • IMF: The International Monetary Fund’s recently-launched data series on global housing prices hints at that. Among 52 major markets for which IMF has collated house Price data, India has witnessed the steepest fall.
  • DDA: Delhi Development Authority announced that DDA ready to building 10,000 one-bedroom flats in Rohini, has finished work on hundreds of them and is planning to complete many more before the result of its 2014 housing scheme draw are announced in October-end announced on Sunday.
  • Women cops: Women might get off at an isolated because 50 constables are being trained in Karate, taekwondo and shaolin martial art under a yearlong programme and will be deployed around Metro station and universities campuses in Delhi.
  • NSEL: A sizeable chunk of the thousands of crores raised by borrowers from the scam-hit National Spot Exchange Ltd. (NSEL) was delivered into prime real estate such as farmhouse, bungalows, agriculture land, Factories, hotels, offices and apartments.
  • Mayawati: BSP chief Mayawati, addressing her party workers on Sunday, fell back on castigating the upper castes for their alleged anti-Dalit agenda.
  • KPCC: The BJP led NDA government’s move to appoint former chief Justice of India P Sathasivam as Kerala governor has come under fire from KPCC president VM Sudheeran.
  • Rajnath visit to Nepal: Union home minister Rajnath Singh will visit Nepal on September 18-19 to take part in the sixth meeting of Saarc home or interior minister.
  • Bombay High Court: Bombay High Court announced that Once a couple marriage under the Hindu Marriage Act, they can only get a divorce under the same law even if they are no longer Indian citizens.
  • IAF’s Employee arrested: An IAF employee based at Pathankot in Punjab was arrested on charge of passing on strategic information about the air force station to a Pakistan Woman.
  • Rome Wooden Toilet: Archaeologists have unearthed a perfectly preserved 2,000-year-old wooden toilets seat at a Roman fort in northern England.
  • Russian President: Russian President Vladimir Putin called on Sunday for immediate talks on “statehood” for southern and eastern UK raine, although his spokesman said this did not means Moscow now endorsed rebel calls for independence for territory they have sized.
  • Beijing rules out ‘full democracy: Chinese parliament rejected the demand for “full democracy” by activist in Hong Kong while approving a system of limited elections in 2017. Pro democracy activists in Hong Kong responded by saying that they were preparing for a showdown with the Chinese government on the issue.
  • Govt with ONGC: The government is set show the green light to ONGC disinvestment over the next few days as the petroleum ministry has decided to rework the subsidy sharing formula that will help the state-run explore improve its earnings.
  • SEBI: The Securities & Exchange Board of India has decided against giving any immediate relief to the government to boost its share sales through follow-on-public officers, even as it has provided some flexibility in offer-for-sale on stock exchanges to boost retail investment programme.
  • Chen Long Script History: China’s Chen Long edged out top seed Lee Chong Wei in a thrilling match to win the men’s final at the World Badminton Championships on Sunday.
  • Asiad Honour: Two Indian women referees being selected to officiate at the Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea, in September may be a cause for celebration as the country embarks on a new phase in professional football.
  • Win Jaipur Pinki Panthers:  The Jaipur Pinki Panthers, clearly the better side of the evening, easily beat home team U Mumbai 35-24 to win the inaugural Pro Kabaddi League at the historic Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Stadium in the premises of the NSCI on Sunday.
  • Marquez wins 11th race of the season: Runway world Championship leader marc Marquez made it 11th wins from 12 races this season on Sunday as he won the British MotoGP at Silver stone.
  • 127 year-old woman human in Mexico: Mexican woman who celebrates her 127th birthday on Sunday is believed to be the oldest human to have ever lives.
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