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India and Czech Republic signed MoU on technical cooperation in Railway

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

India signed MoU with Czech Republic on technical cooperation in railway sector. The MoU will be valid for a period of three years.

Indo-Pak Foreign Secretary level talks called-off

Published on: 19-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 27 people agreed

India on 18 August 2014 called-off the Foreign Secretary-level bilateral talks with Pakistan.

China unveiled next generation ICBM Dongfeng -41

Published on: 16-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 138 people agreed

China on 3 August 2014 unveiled its next generation Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) Dongfeng – 41 (DF-41)...

UNHRC appointed members of Commission of Inquiry to probe human rights violations in Gaza

Published on: 13-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 39 people agreed

UNHRC appointed three member to its Commission of Inquiry to probe possible war crimes and human rights violations during conflict in Gaza.

72-hour ceasefire agreement between Israel and Hamas came into effect in Gaza

Published on: 12-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 18 people agreed

The fresh 72-hour ceasefire agreement between Israel and Hamas came into effect in Gaza one minute after midnight on 11 August 2014.

Haider al-Abadi named as New Iraqi Prime Minister

Published on: 12-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 37 people agreed

Haider al-Abadi was named as the new Iraqi Prime Minister by Iraqi President Mohammed Fuad Masum.

Switzerland amended Federal Act on International Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters

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

Switzerland amended Federal Act on International Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters and for information exchange with foreign countries.

US launched air strike against Islamic militants in Iraq

Published on: 09-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 79 people agreed

Two F/A-18 aircraft of US dropped 500-pound laser-guided bombs on mobile artillery near Erbil after militants’ conquered Qaraqosh town of Iraq.

UK destroyed Syrian chemical weapon at Ellesmere Port

Published on: 08-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 14 people agreed

UK has announced that it has destroyed 190 metric tonnes of chemical stockpil of Syrian Arab Republic at a commercial facility in Ellesmere Port.

Liberia declared state of Emergency over outbreak of Ebola Virus

Published on: 07-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 47 people agreed

Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf on 6 August 2014 declared a state of emergency over the outbreak of Ebola Virus.

Vladimir Putin signed decree baning imports of agricultural products from West

Published on: 07-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 14 people agreed

Russian President signed decree that bans imports of agricultural products from all countries that have imposed sanctions on Russia over Ukraine crisis.

Egypt launched construction work of a new Suez Canal

Published on: 06-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 25 people agreed

Egypt launched construction work of a new Suez Canal with an aim to speed up the traffic along the existing waterway and boost countries economy.

US Congress approved a Bill of 225 Million US dollars to restore Israel’s Iron Dome

Published on: 06-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 19 people agreed

US Congress approved a bill to provide help of 225 million US dollars to Israel for repairing Iron Dome anti-missile defence system.

Prasar Bharati and Deutsche Welle signed MoU for distribution of DD's overseas India channel

Published on: 06-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 29 people agreed

For distribution of Doordarshan’s overseas India channel, DD India on a DTH platform, Prasar Bharti inked MoU with Deutsche Welle of Germany.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Nepal

Published on: 04-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 45 people agreed

Prime Minister Narendra Modi concluded two day visit to Nepal on 4 August 2014.

Iraqi Parliament elected Fuad Masum as the seventh President of Iraq

Published on: 30-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 38 people agreed

Kurdish politician Fuad Masum became the seventh President of Iraq after winning most votes (211 votes out of 269 votes).

Indian mission in Tripoli advised all Indian nationals to leave strife torn Libya

Published on: 29-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 31 people agreed

India’s mission in Tripoli has advised Indian nationals to leave strife-torn Libya using all available means for exiting Libya.

EU extended sanctions on Russia in wake of MH-17 incident

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

European Union on 25 July 2014 extended the sanctions on Russia in wake of the Malaysian Airplane MH-17 crash...

India voted in favour of the UNHRC resolution on Israel's offensive in Gaza

Published on: 24-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 65 people agreed

India on 23 July 2014 voted in favour of United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) resolution for a probe on Israel's offensive in Gaza.

UNSC adopted the resolution for an international probe into MH-17 plane crash

Published on: 22-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 148 people agreed

The UNSC on 21 July 2014 adopted a resolution demanding an international probe into the shooting down of MH-17 plane

Deadline for reaching an agreement on Iran's Nuclear Programme extended till November 24

Published on: 21-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 10 people agreed


The deadline for reaching an agreement on Iran's Nuclear Programme was extended till 24 November 2014 on 20 July 2014.

Iran eliminated stockpile of enriched uranium: IAEA Report

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

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) released a report on Iran’s Nuclear Programme on 20 July 2014.

Bolivia legalised Child Labour for Kids from Age 10

Published on: 19-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 183 people agreed

Bolivia on 18 July 2014 passed a law to legalise child labour for kids from age 10.

Fortaleza Declaration issued at the 6th BRICS Summit

Published on: 18-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 162 people agreed

Fortaleza Declaration was issued at the 6th BRICS Summit held in Fortaleza, Brazil on 15 July and 16 July 2014

India and Brazil signed three agreements to strengthen the bilateral relation

Published on: 17-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 52 people agreed

India and Brazil has signed three agreements during the sixth BRICS Summit in Fortaleza, Brazil.

 

Bashar al-Assad sworn in as President of Syria

Published on: 17-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 34 people agreed

Bashar al-Assad was sworn in as President of Syria for third, seven-year term. He was reelected after an election that was held in June 2014.

PM Narendra Modi met Russian President Putin in Fortaleza

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

The Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi met Russian President Vladimir Putin in Fortaleza, Brazil on 15 July 2014.

Japan nuclear regulator gave nod to restart work at Sendai nuclear plant

Published on: 16-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 33 people agreed

NRA of Japan gave its preliminary approval to start two nuclear reactors of Sendai plant that is located in Kagoshima Prefecture, Kyushu.

BRICS to create 100 billion dollar development bank and emergency reserve fund

Published on: 16-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 90 people agreed

BRICS nations during 6th BRICS Summit in Fortaleza signed a deal to create a new 100 billion dollar development bank and emergency reserve fund.

PM Narendra Modi met Chinese President Xi Jinping in Fortaleza

Published on: 15-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 11 people agreed

The Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi met Chinese President Xi Jinping in Fortaleza, Brazil on 15 July 2014.

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