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Afghanistan signed Bilateral Security Agreement with the US

Published on: 30-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

Afghanistan on 30 September 2014 signed Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) with the US with an aim to allow some US troops to remain in the country till 2015.

India and the US issued Vision Statement to boost strategic ties

Published on: 30-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 23 people agreed

India and the United States issued Vision Statement titled Chalein Saath-Saath: Forward Together We Go to boost strategic ties

PM Narendra Modi addressed 69th session of UNGA in Hindi

Published on: 29-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 45 people agreed

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the 69th session of United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York in Hindi.

President of Catalonia signed decree to hold independence referendum on 9 November

Published on: 29-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 14 people agreed

Spanish region Catalonia on 27 September 2014 announced to hold independence referendum on 9 November 2014.

Turkish Government imposed ban on tattoos and piercings in all schools

Published on: 29-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 26 people agreed

Government of Turkey imposed ban on students from wearing tattoos or body piercings in schools.

UK Parliament approved Airstrikes in Iraq against ISIS

Published on: 27-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 28 people agreed

The UK Parliament backed the resolution seeking British participation in the US-led air strikes against militants of  ISIS in Iraq.

China launched Made in China campaign to retain its manufacturing prowess

Published on: 26-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

China on 25 September 2014 launched Made in China campaign to counter India. The launch of the campaign coincided with the launch of Make In India campaign.

India announced to contribute 12 million US dollar to UN to fight Ebola virus

Published on: 26-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 66 people agreed

India announced 12 million US dollars contribution to the United Nations to fight the deadly Ebola virus.

Pakistan test fired short range nuclear capable missile Hatf IX

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

Pakistan test-fired the Hatf IX -short range surface-to-surface missile.

Hamas and Fatah agreed to allow Palestinian Authority Government in Gaza Strip

Published on: 26-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 8 people agreed

Hamas and Fatah announced the deal to allow the Palestinian Authority government to operate in the Gaza Strip.

3rd Meeting of SAARC Culture Ministers adopted Delhi Resolution

Published on: 25-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 60 people agreed

The 3rd meeting of SAARC Ministers of Culture was held in New Delhi from 24 September 2014 to 25 September 2014.

Union Cabinet approved agreement on grid connectivity with Nepal

Published on: 25-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 54 people agreed

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 24 September 2014 approved the India-Nepal Agreement on Electric Power Trade

US agreed to pay 500 million US dollar in compensation to Native American Navajo tribe

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

The US government on 24 September 2014 agreed to pay 500 million US dollar in compensation to Native American Navajo tribe.

UNSC adopted resolution to prevent citizens of other nations from joining militants like ISIS

Published on: 25-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 12 people agreed

UNSC adopted a binding resolution compelling states to prevent their nationals from joining militants in Iraq and Syria.

16000 people demonstrated against Japan Government decision to restart Nuclear Reactor

Published on: 24-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 23 people agreed

16000 people on 23 September 2014 held a rally in Tokyo to protest against Government decision to restart Nuclear Reactor.

Royal Mint of Britain launched its own online trading service for gold coins

Published on: 23-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 27 people agreed

The Royal Mint of Britain on 22 September 2014 launched its own online trading service for gold coins.

US and partners began air strikes in Syria

Published on: 23-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 16 people agreed

The US and partner nations coalition launched their first air strikes in Syria against ISIS militants.

US Federal Jury found Arab Bank liable for backing terrorism

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

The US Jury found the Jordan-based Arab Bank liable of supporting terrorism on 24 counts by transferring funds to Hamas.

Third meeting of India-Bangladesh Joint Consultative Commission held in New Delhi

Published on: 22-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 11 people agreed

The third India-Bangladesh Joint Consultative Commission (JCC) meet was held in New Delhi on 20 September 2014...

Voreqe Bainimarama Sworn in as Prime Minister of Fiji

Published on: 22-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 33 people agreed

Voreqe Bainimarama on 22 September 2014 was sworn in as new Prime Minister of Fiji.

UN Secretary-General announced to establish UN Mission for Ebola Emergency Response

Published on: 22-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 47 people agreed

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on 20 September 2014 announced to establish UNMEER.

Post-unity deal, Ashraf Ghani named as President-elect of Afghanistan

Published on: 22-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 20 people agreed

Election Commission of Afghanistan declared Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai as the President-elect of Afghanistan.

Post election win, New Zealand PM John Key called for referendum on national flag

Published on: 22-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 34 people agreed

Prime Minister of New Zealand John Key announced that his government would go ahead with plans to hold a referendum to change the national flag.

UNSC passed a resolution backing new Government in Iraq in its fight against ISIS militants

Published on: 22-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 20 people agreed

UNSC passed unanimous resolution that backs the new Government in Iraq in its fight against the militants.

Yemen Government and Houthi rebels signed peace deal

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

Yemen President signed a peace deal with Shiite Houthi rebels to put an end to the violence in the country.

John Key re-elected as the Prime Minister of New Zealand for a third term

Published on: 22-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 12 people agreed

John Key on 21 September 2014 was re-elected as the Prime Minister of New Zealand for a third term.

Scotland rejected the referendum for independence

Published on: 20-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 27 people agreed

People of Scotland on 19 September 2014 rejected the historic referendum for independence from United Kingdom by 55 percent

US Senate passed resolution declaring September 30 as US-India Partnership Day

Published on: 20-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 57 people agreed

US Senate passed a bipartisan resolution declaring 30 September 2014 as US-India Partnership Day.

Lockdown in Sierra Leone to fight Ebola

Published on: 20-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 35 people agreed

The three day lockdown began in Sierra Leone to fight Ebola.

India-China established Joint Working Group on Films to promote co-production of films

Published on: 20-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

India and China agreed to establish a Joint Working Group to promote facilitation in the film sector that will meet on sidelines of IFFI 2014 at Goa.

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