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Union Home Ministry on 19 December 2014 issued guidelines to step up security in Schools in the wake of attack on an Army-run school in Peshawar.
Constitutional court of South Korea on 19 December 2014 ordered the dissolution of leftist Unified Progressive party (UPP) accused of pro-North Korea activities.
Chief of Vikatan Group and famous aviculturist of India S. Balasubramanian died on 19 December 2014. He was 78.
Indian-origin Vasan Srinivasan was on 18 December 2014 inducted into an Australian national body Australian Multicultural Council (AMC).
The acquisition is expected to be completed till the end of December 2014. The new combined entity will grow to 30-40 people in the next three months and over time the Italy operation is expected to grow to 150-200 people.
National Aeronautics and Space Administration found an evidence in meteorites on Earth that indicates Mars has a distinct reservoir of water or ice near its surface.
The decision to grant associate membership to Pakistan was taken in lieu of Pakistan’s contribution to building the CMS and ATLAS experiments since it signed a Co-operation Agreement with CERN in 1994.
The interest rate of 8.75 percent on Provident Fund (PF) deposits for the year 2014-15 was approved by the Union Finance Ministry on 19 December 2014.
Union Government introduced the Constitution (122nd Amendment) Bill, 2014 in the Lok Sabha on 19 December 2014 to facilitate the introduction of the GST regime in India.
The Bombay High Court on 19 December 2014 appointed a team of 17 lawyers to function as Commissioners of Court to help in removing the illegal hoardings.
The United States and Cuba agreed on 17 December 2014 to restore diplomatic ties between the two countries.
India's Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) on 19 December 2014 successfully tested an indigenously built 1000 kg glide bomb.
The US President Barack Obama on 18 December 2014 signed Ukraine Freedom Support Bill, 2014 passed by the US Congress making it into an Act.
Michael Garcia resigned as Independent Chief Ethic investigator of Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) Ethics Committee.
SoftBank will acquire around 30% stake in the property portal for 470 crore rupees. With this, the value of Housing.com increased to 1550 crore rupees.
Magic Cabs service has its own fleet of taxis and can be accessed through a combination of voice calls, online reservations and mobile application. The service will initially be available on Android phones.
United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution referring North Korea to the International Criminal Court for human right abuses.
IT services company HTC Global Services on 19 December 2014 acquired a US based firm CareTech Solutions Inc.
Veteran Gandhian and freedom fighter Chunibhai Vaidya passed away on 19 December 2014 at Ahmedabad, Gujarat following brief illness.
India test-fired its heaviest rocket GSLV Mark-III-X rocket. During the test, the rocket carried human Crew module Atmospheric Reentry Experiment (CARE).
UNSC on 18 December 2014 extended the mandate of the UN Disengagement of Forces agreement (UNDOF) in Golan Heights until 30 June 2015.
TVS chairman Venu Srinivasan conferred the title of Honorary Citizen of Busan for his efforts to enhance friendship and cooperation between India and Korea.
UNSC renewed its authorization for humanitarian aid to Syria for 12 months without Syria’s government consent.
Noted Pakistan-born poetess Imtiaz Dharker was on 17 December 2014 awarded the Queen’s Gold Medal for Poetry 2014 for her latest poetry collection Over the Moon.
For violating regulatory norms, IRDA imposed penalty on Canara HSBC Oriental Bank of Commerce Life Insurance Company Ltd and Anand Rathi Insurance Brokers.
US released three Cuban spies of Wasp Network
UN sent a team of international experts of UNDAC to Bangladesh to help clean up thousands of liters of fuel oil that spilled in Sundarbans region.
Anti Terrorism Court (ATC) in Pakistan bailed to Zaki ur Rehman Lakhvi, one of the main accused in the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks.
The Lens-free on-chip Microscope developed by the researchers can be used for the wide-field computational imaging of pathology samples.
The US Senate unanimously passed a resolution recognising Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai as symbol of peace.