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HRW report They Say We’re Dirty: Denying an Education to India’s Marginalized released

Published on: 23-APR-2014
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

HRW report titled They Say We’re Dirty: Denying an Education to India’s Marginalized released.

Indian-American Professor Rajendra Singh named as Solar Champions of Change

Published on: 22-APR-2014
Important for Exam: 15 people agreed

Indian-American professor Rajendra Singh named as one of ten Solar Champions of Change.

Canadian Author Alistair Macleod died

Published on: 22-APR-2014
Important for Exam: 9 people agreed

Canadian author Alistair MacLeod on 20 April 2014 died due to a heart stroke.

Mathangi Sathyamurthy to receive M S Subbulakshmi Award 2014

Published on: 22-APR-2014
Important for Exam: 16 people agreed

Mathangi Sathyamurthy, Karnataka musician honoured M S Subbulakshmi Award

Veteran pro-democratic Journalist of Myanmar Win Tin died

Published on: 22-APR-2014
Important for Exam: 8 people agreed

Veteran pro-democratic Journalist of Myanmar Win Tin on 19 April 2014 died due to his respiratory problems.

International Mother Earth Day observed across the world on 22 April 2014

Published on: 22-APR-2014
Important for Exam: 23 people agreed

The world observed International Mother Earth Day on 22 April 2014 to create awareness and also to support environmental protection.

Hillary Clinton’s book entitled Hard Choices to be released in June 2014

Published on: 21-APR-2014
Important for Exam: 17 people agreed

Hard Choices authored by Hillary Rodham Clinton will be released on 10 June 2014. The book will be published by Simon & Shuster.

The Unsung Hero of the NASA’s Apollo Program John C. Houbolt Died

Published on: 21-APR-2014
Important for Exam: 19 people agreed

The unsung hero of the NASA’s Apollo Program John C. Houbolt died 20 April 2014 after the complications from Parkinson's disease

Kevin Sharp, the country singer and cancer survivor died

Published on: 21-APR-2014
Important for Exam: 21 people agreed

Country musician, Kevin Sharp died on 19 April 2014 at the age of 43 due to complications in past stomach surgeries and digestive issues.

12 Sherpa Guides killed in Avalanche on Mount Everest

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

Deadliest mountaineering accident in form of avalanche on Mount Everest has killed about 12 Nepalese Sherpa guides.

Hotelier S. S. Chatwal pleaded guilty for violating US federal election laws

Published on: 19-APR-2014
Important for Exam: 25 people agreed

Indian-American hotelier Sant Singh Chatwal on 18 April 2014 pleaded guilty at a US court for violating federal election laws by using straw donors.

Amadeus-Oxford Economics report titled Shaping the Future of Travel released

Published on: 19-APR-2014
Important for Exam: 12 people agreed

Amadeus-Oxford Economics report titled Shaping the Future of Travel was released on 2 April 2014.

Giant torch unveiled in US to honour Chinmoy Kumar Ghose

Published on: 19-APR-2014
Important for Exam: 30 people agreed

A giant torch was unveiled on 17 April 2014 in honour of Indian spiritual leader Chinmoy Kumar Ghose in New York, USA.

Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez died at 87

Published on: 19-APR-2014
Important for Exam: 34 people agreed

Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Nobel laureate died at the age of 87 in Mexico

World Heritage Day was observed on 18 April 2014

Published on: 19-APR-2014
Important for Exam: 28 people agreed

The world on 18 April 2014 observed the World Heritage Day. Theme for the year is Heritage of Commemoration.

Randstad Awards 2014 announced

Published on: 17-APR-2014
Important for Exam: 28 people agreed

Randstad Awards 2014 was announced encourage best practices for talent attraction and to identify the best Employer Brand in the country.

A new robot, Borewell Robot, developed to rescue kids who fall into borewells

Published on: 17-APR-2014
Important for Exam: 70 people agreed

A new robot called Borewell Robot was developed by M.Manigandan to rescue kids who fall into borewells.

Comic book icon Archie to die in July's final issue

Published on: 17-APR-2014
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

Archie Comics has declared that the famous comic character Archie will die in the July 2014 issue after ruling the comics market for 73 year.

Randstad India Country Report 2014 released

Published on: 17-APR-2014
Important for Exam: 23 people agreed

Randstad India Country released a report on 17 April 2014 based on the survey of employed workforce in India.

South Korean ferry drowned off the South of the Korean peninsula

Published on: 17-APR-2014
Important for Exam: 9 people agreed

South Korean ferry carrying 459 passengers and crew drowned on 16 April 2014 off the south of the Korean Peninsula.

Admiral RK Dhowan appointed as the new Navy Chief

Published on: 17-APR-2014
Important for Exam: 59 people agreed

Admiral RK Dhowan took over as 22nd Chief of Indian Navy. He is a successor of Admiral DK Joshi, who was the 1st Defence forces chief to resign in India.

61st National Film Awards: Ship of Theseus won Best Feature Film

Published on: 17-APR-2014
Important for Exam: 61 people agreed

Ship of Theseus was selected as best feature film and Bhaag Milkha Bhaag was named as the best popular film in the National Film Awards.

Indians accounted for more than one-third of temporary workers in US: DHS Report

Published on: 16-APR-2014
Important for Exam: 14 people agreed

India accounted for more than one-third of the temporary workers of non-immigrants in the US in 2012.

PC Parakh authored book Crusader or Conspirator? Coalgate and other Truths released

Published on: 16-APR-2014
Important for Exam: 58 people agreed

PC Parakh book entitled, Crusader or Conspirator? Coalgate and other Truths was released in New Delhi.

Portal ‘RAILSAVER’ launched to Improve Energy Efficiency in Indian Railways

Published on: 16-APR-2014
Important for Exam: 36 people agreed

Portal, RAILSAVER was inaugurated by the Indian Railways with an aim to improve energy efficiency in Indian Railways.

Economic Affairs Secretary Arvind Mayaram designated as new Finance Secretary

Published on: 16-APR-2014
Important for Exam: 48 people agreed

Economic Affairs Secretary Arvind Mayaram has been designated as new Finance Secretary by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC).

SIPRI released Trends in world military expenditure, 2013 report

Published on: 16-APR-2014
Important for Exam: 13 people agreed

Trends in world military expenditure 2013 report of SIPRI says that world's military expenditure has declined. The report has placed India ninth.

India born poet Vijay Seshadri won 2014 Pulitzer Prize in poetry category

Published on: 15-APR-2014
Important for Exam: 77 people agreed

India-born poet Vijay Seshadri won the prestigious 2014 Pulitzer Prize in the poetry category for his collection of poems entitled 3 Sections.

Justice G Rohini appointed as the first women Chief Justice of Delhi High Court

Published on: 14-APR-2014
Important for Exam: 38 people agreed

Justice G Rohini appointed as the next Chief Justice of Delhi High Court. She will be the first women Chief Justice in the Delhi High Court.

President conferred Sangeet Natak Akademi fellowships 2013

Published on: 14-APR-2014
Important for Exam: 21 people agreed

President of India conferred Sangeet Natak Akademi Fellowships and Sangeet Natak Akademi Award for the year 2013 at the Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi.

Book entitled The Accidental Prime Minister released

Published on: 14-APR-2014
Important for Exam: 73 people agreed

A book entitled The Accidental Prime Minister: the making and unmaking of Manmohan Singh written by Sanjaya Baru was released.

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