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A Nageswara Rao became first Indian actor to be honoured by US post sevice.
The revived Nalanda University started its first session with 15 students in its makeshift campus at the Buddhist pilgrim town of Rajgir.
Iraqi forces backed by US air strikes on 31 August 2014 broke the siege of Amerli town of Iraq which was under ISIS militant groups.
Telugu filmmaker Bapu died in Chennai due to a cardiology-related ailment. He was 80. Bapu is survived by two sons and a daughter.
Bipan Chandra, former professor of history, was considered to be a specialist in the economic and political history...
US actor and singer Harry Belafonte was named for honorary Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Oscar Award on 29 August 2014.
The President of India Pranab Mukherjee presented the National Sports Awards to eminent sportsperson on 29 August 2014 at Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi.
Union Government on 29 August 2014 appointed chairman of Joint Intelligence Committee (JIC) RN Ravi as Naga interlocutor.
Centuries old Omari Mosque in Jabaliya in Gaza was in news recently due to its destruction in ongoing Israel-Gaza conflict.
National Sports Day was celebrated on the 29 August throughout the country.
Delhi-based 13 year old school boy Yashwardhan Shukla authored a novel, Gods of Antarctica.
Forty-three UN Peacekeepers kept in held by an armed group in the Syrian Golan Heights, near Quneitra.
Sivaramakrishnan committee constituted by the Union Government to suggest the place to build the capital city of Andhra Pradesh...
Vinod Kumar Duggal resigned as Manipur Governor on 28 August 2014.
Shah Rukh Khan on 27 August 2014 became the Ambassador of Turn Back Crime campaign of Interpol. This was...
Model Concession Agreement (MCA) was in news recently as Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA)...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 27 August 2014 set up a Ramanujam committee to identify obsolete laws.
President presented the Hindi Sevi Samman for 2010 and 2011.
To restrict use of e-cigarettes, world health body WHO called for a range of tough regulations for banning their indoor use and sales to the children.
The prestigious Rajiv Gandhi National Quality Awards for the year 2012 were announced by Union Minister for Consumer Affairs,...
Ice Bucket Challenge: Started to raise awareness and funds for ALS disease
Archaeologists have found two ancient Mayan cities Lagunita and Tamchen hidden in the jungle of south-eastern Mexico.
IAF and RFAF started its first Indo-Russia aerial exercise, Avia Indra-2014 at Astrakhan region, near the Caspian Sea in Russia.
The Jewish centre, Chabad House, also called Nariman House, in Mumbai was reopened on 26 August 2014. It was reopened nearly six years..
Sheila Dikshit submitted her resignation as Kerala Governor to The President of India, Pranab Mukherjee.
Maharishi Walmeck Sawami Jee Temple popularly known as Balaknash Temple of Rawalpindi, Pakistan faces demolition.
Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) on 25 August 2014 cleared the name of senior IPS officer Ramesh Chand Tayal as DG of CRPF special
Prime Minister Narendra Modi led Appointments Committee of the Cabinet cleared name of RN Ravi for appointment as new chief of JIC.
Former CAG Vinod Rai has authored a book titled Not Just an Accountant. The book will be released in October 2014.
Border Security Force (BSF) personnel set a LIMCA Book of Record by planting saplings at all BSF locations on 19 August 2014...