Page-6 of Current Affairs - August, 2014
The Supreme Court has advised the Prime Minister or Chief Minister of a State not to appoint chargesheeted persons facing trial for offences involving moral turpitude as Ministers. Although there was no such condition mentioned in the Constitution of India which debars any Member of Parliament or Legislative Assembly being included in the Cabinet, the court ..
Turkey’s Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has been named the new Prime Minister of the country. He will succeed Recep Tayyip Erdogan as PM. A close ally of Mr Erdogan, Mr Davutoglu has held the job of foreign minister since 2009. On August 10, 2014, Mr Erdogan won the country’s first direct presidential poll.
Government of India in pursuit of its efforts for making India digitally accessible to all its citizens, has launched a new .bharat domain name in Devanagri script. This will enable the companies willing to launch websites with hindi domain names to book one with an extension of .bharat instead of the common .com, .co or ..
In a rare honor, superstar Shahrukh Khan, has become a part of the world’s biggest police organization to create awareness against crime. The crime in these days has taken obnoxious form and has also increased in numbers. The recent video which showed teens shooting a man to death on the streets of Delhi was quite ..
Bollywood megastar Shah Rukh Khan (SRK) has become the first Indian to become the ambassador of the International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL). Interpol has signed SRK as the ambassador for its global “Turn Back Crime” campaign. The campaign will spread awareness in preventing crime in the society. SRK will lend his voice for the campaign ..