Archaeologists have found two ancient Mayan cities Lagunita and Tamchen hidden in the jungle of south-eastern Mexico.
President Pranab Mukherjee on 26 August 2014 appointed Governors for four states.
Israel and Hamas agreed to Egyptian ceasefire proposal on 26 August 2014 after bloodiest battle of 50 days.
Katie Ledecky set second world record at the Pan Pacific championships, Gold Coast, Australia after shattering her own 1500-metre freestyle record.
Goods and Services Tax (GST) Panel on 20 August 2014 decided to lower the threshold limit for imposing GST on entities to 10 lakhs rupees
The Supreme Court of India on 25 August 2014 issued a notice to Union Ministry of Environment & Forest (MoEF) to put on hold 140 projects
NASA developed a new satellite to predict the severity of droughts worldwide and help farmers maximize the crop yield.