Saturday, 14 November 2015

Today Head lines

Today Head lines 

Around India

# Rashtrapati Bhavan will host for the first time a World Indology Conference in collaboration with Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) from November 21 to 23, 2015
# A low pressure area is expected to form over southeast Bay of Bengal & neighbourhood; heavy rains expected over South Coastal Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry over next four days
# “Anubhav”: Ministry of Personnel has advised officers retiring within a period of six months to leave behind a note or write-up on their achievements as well as outstanding work done by them which could have, according to them, contributed to efficient functioning of the government or any innovation introduced by them which could have led to improvement in work culture
# Indian Navy's Long Range Maritime Patrol Aircraft - Boeing P-8I dedicated to the nation from INS Rajali, Arakkonam

India's Bilateral Relations

# Bilateral Relations between India and UK is named as "Two Great Nations, One Glorious Future"
# Prime Minister, Mr. Narendra Modi presented British Prime Minister Mr. David Cameron a specially handcrafted pair of bookends made of wood, marble and silver
# Prime Minister, Mr. Narendra Modi meets CEOs from UK, India in London; CEOs Forum has identified six dominant themes for bilateral cooperation
# Diversity is India's pride: Prime Minister, Mr. Narendra Modi; UK dailies harsh on Mr. Narendra Modi
# India signed MoU with Republic of Korea to enhance bilateral air service cooperation

Indian States

# Uttar Pradesh: 23-year-old Russian woman critical after acid attack in Varanasi
# Bihar: Mr. Nitish Kumar to sworn in as Chief Minister on Nov 20

Tamil Nadu

# So far, North East Monsoon had bought 328 mm of rainfall to the state; 19% more than normal; but the irony is most of the water drains in sea
# Heavy rain batters Chennai, rest of the State; 55 dead in 5 days; many trains and flights cancelled; Cuddalore District is the worst affected; Government's relief work at snail progress
# Politics comes to first in rescuing the affected people in rain
# Rain spotlights the poor condition of Chennai Corporation; Mayor Saidai Duraisamy was assaulted at R K Nagar (Ms. Jayalalithaa's Constituency)
# CISF personnel arrive at Madras High Court

World Affairs

# Multiple terror attack in Paris; at least 150 killed; emergency declared in France; France sealed all borders
# World's first permanent nuclear waste plant in Finland
# Myanmar: Aung San Suu Kyi's NLD won 329 seats in the 664 member Parliament; she cannot become President as her sons are British (the new Constitution bars those with a Child owing allegiance to a foreign power from holding office); she is expected to run a proxy government now
# Indonesia: Thousands sterilisied on Vasectomy Day (Nov 13); dubbed as global "vasectomy-athon"

Business / Economics

# Governing council constituted to oversee the activities of the National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF) under the Chairmanship of Union Finance Minister


# French football legend Zinedine Zidane unveiled the official ball (named as 'Beau Jeu') of Euro 2016, which will be hosted by France next year.
# Saina Nehwal enters into China Open S/F


# Ministry of Women and Child Development celebrates Children’s Day on 14th November, 2015 by conferring the ‘National Child Award for Exceptional Achievement, 2015’, ‘Rajiv Gandhi Manav Seva Award, 2015’ and ‘National Award for Child Welfare, 2014’.
# Nov 14: World Diabetes Day; Theme: 'Healthy Living and Diabetes'
# Asia's first en bloc heart and liver transplant held at Apollo Hospital, Chennai