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2014 Current Affairs

Unicode based mobile app launched in Kannada

Published on: 20-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

The Chief Minister of Karnataka Siddaramaiah launched a Unicode based mobile app in Kannada that can be downloaded free of cost by the users.

17th Asian Games began in Incheon, South Korea

Published on: 20-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

The 17th Asian Games commenced at Asiad Main Stadium in Incheon, South Korea on 19 September 2104 with a theme Meet Asia’s Future.

Larry Ellison stepped down from CEO Position at Oracle Corp

Published on: 20-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 10 people agreed

Co-founder and leader of Oracle Corp Larry Ellison on 18 September 2014 stepped down as CEO.

Mandolin maestro Uppalapu Srinivas died

Published on: 20-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

Mandolin maestro U Srinivas died in Chennai following a failed liver transplant at the age of 45.

The President of Taiwan presented the first Tang Prizes in Taipei

Published on: 19-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

Ma Ying-jeou, The President of Taiwan presented the Tang Prizes in Taiwan’s capital Taipei.

Wealth-X and UBS Billionaire Census 2014 released

Published on: 19-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 18 people agreed

The Wealth-X and UBS Billionaire Census 2014 was released on 17 September 2014. The census looked at the global billionaire population

20th Asian Junior & cadet table tennis Championships 2014

Published on: 19-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 11 people agreed

The 20th Asian Junior & cadet tennis Championships was held at Sardar Vallabhai Patel Indoor Stadium in Mumbai.

Pope Francis approved the cannonisation of Blessed Joseph Vaz as Saint

Published on: 19-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 10 people agreed

Pope Francis on 17 September 2014 approved the cannonisation of Blessed Joseph Vaz as Saint.

Karnataka Tulu Sahitya Academy released Unicode version of Tulu Script

Published on: 19-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 10 people agreed

Tulu script Unicode version was released by the Karnataka Tulu Sahitya Academy.

Bangladesh Parliament regained the power to impeach Supreme Court judges

Published on: 19-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 15 people agreed

16th Constitutional Amendment Bill that reinstates Article 96 of Constitution and empowers Parliament to impeach SC Judges passed in Bangladesh.

Pakistan’s Liberal religious scholar Dr. Shakeel Auj shot dead in Karachi

Published on: 19-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

A liberal religious scholar and professor of Islamic Studies at Karachi University Dr Shakeel Auj shot dead by unknown assailants in Karachi, Pakistan.

Padmini Prakash became the first transgender television news anchor in India

Published on: 19-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 114 people agreed

Padmini Prakash became the first transgender television news anchor in India.

Nepal government cleared GMR Company proposal to build 900 MW Upper Karnali HEP in Nepal

Published on: 19-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 11 people agreed

Nepal government cleared GMR Company proposal to build 900 MW Upper Karnali hydroelectric power plant (HEP) in North-West Nepal.

IndiGo signed agreement with ICBC to purchase over 30 A320 aircrafts

Published on: 19-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 15 people agreed

Indian low-cost carrier IndiGo on 17 September 2014 signed an agreement with Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Ltd (ICBC) for purchasing 30 A320 aircrafts worth 2.6 billion US dollars.

SC asked Union Government to bring transparency in appointment of CVC, VCs

Published on: 19-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

Supreme Court on 18 September 2014 asked Union Government to bring transparency in appointment of Chief Vigilance Commissioner (CVC), Vigilance Commissioner (VCs).

Indo-China relations: An Overview

Published on: 19-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 40 people agreed

India-China signed sixteen agreements during the visit of Chinese President Xi Jingping to India

Published on: 19-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 6 people agreed

India and China signed sixteen agreements to strengthen the strategic and bilateral relations between the two countries.

Union Sports Ministry finally agreed to honour Boxer Manoj Kumar with Arjuna Award

Published on: 19-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

Union Sports Ministry on 17 September 2014 finally agreed to honour Boxer Manoj Kumar with Arjuna Award..

Infosys Ltd signed agreements with Microsoft Corp, Hitachi Data Systems and Huawei

Published on: 19-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 20 people agreed

Infosys Ltd signed three partnership agreements with Microsoft Corp, HDS and Huawei.

Indian Air Force gifted vintage Dakota aircraft to Bangladesh Air Force

Published on: 19-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 38 people agreed

Indian Air Force on a formal request of Bangladesh Air Force gifted a vintage Dakota aircraft to it from its museum.

China's Grand Slam winner Li Na announced retirement

Published on: 19-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

China's Grand Slam winner Li Na on 19 September 2014 announced her retirement at the age of 32.

Union Textiles Ministry approved setting up of 13 textile parks

Published on: 19-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 16 people agreed

Union Textiles Ministry on 18 September 2014 approved setting up of 13 textile parks.

US President Barack Obama nominated Richard Rahul Verma as new US envoy to India

Published on: 19-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 20 people agreed

US President Barack Obama nominated Richard Rahul Verma as the next US Ambassador to India.

PM Narendra Modi described India-China ties as Inch towards Miles

Published on: 18-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 51 people agreed

RBI proposed to segregate Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) post of PSU banks

Published on: 18-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 76 people agreed

RBI  proposed segregation of chairman and managing director post as chairman post and managing director post.

President of India Pranab Mukherjee visited Vietnam

Published on: 18-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 26 people agreed

The President Pranab Mukherjee visited the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.

Rajasthan became first State to ratify NJAC Bill, 2014

Published on: 18-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 62 people agreed

Rajasthan became the first Indian state to ratify the National Judicial Appointments Commission Bill 2014.

President Pranab Mukherjee visited Cu Chi tunnels in Vietnam

Published on: 18-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 20 people agreed

President of India Pranab Mukherjee visited the historic Cu Chi tunnels of Vietnam.

US House of Representatives approved Obama's plan to train moderate Syrian opposition

Published on: 18-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 6 people agreed

The US House of Representatives approved President Barack Obama's plan to train and arm the moderate Syrian opposition taking on militant group, ISIS.

Bombay HC passed an ex-parte order restricting Park Hotel from using Candy Crush Saga image

Published on: 18-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 11 people agreed

Bombay High Court on 18 September 2014 passed an ex-parte order restricting the Park Hotel

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