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Israeli Cabinet passed Jewish Nation-State Bill

Published on: 27-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

Israel Cabinet approved a bill titled Israel, the Nation-State of the Jewish People that calls Israel the nation of the Jewish people.

Britain withdrew last military forces from southern Afghanistan

Published on: 26-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 7 people agreed

Britain withdrew its last military force based at Kandahar Airfield in southern Afghanistan after 13 years of fighting that has cost hundreds of British lives.

India and Nepal signed 10 pacts during visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Nepal

Published on: 26-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 35 people agreed

India and Nepal signed 10 pacts (five Agreements and five MoUs) during Prime Minister Narendra Modi visit to Nepal.

Iran Nuclear deal deadline extended by 7-months to 30 June 2015

Published on: 25-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 18 people agreed

Iran and P5 + 1 Countries on 24 November 2014 agreed to extend the deadline on Iran Nuclear deal by 7-months to 30 June 2015

Afghanistan lower house approved Afghanistan-US bilateral security pact on NATO-led troops

Published on: 24-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

Afghanistan lower house of Parliament on 23 November 2014 approved the Bilateral Security Agreements with the United States and NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization).

UN adopted resolution calling on governments to stop child marriages

Published on: 22-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 17 people agreed

UNGA rights committee adopted the first-ever resolution calling on governments to stop child marriages.

UNGA Committee passed resolution refering North Korea to ICC for human rights abuses

Published on: 22-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

The UNGA Committee adopted a resolution condemning North Korea human rights abuses and referred to the International Criminal Court (ICC).

Pakistan and Russia signed Defence Cooperation Agreement

Published on: 21-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

Pakistan and Russia on 20 November 2014 signed a defence and military cooperation agreement aimed at bringing peace and stability in the region.

Union Cabinet approved signing of three SAARC agreements

Published on: 21-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 31 people agreed

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 20 November 2014 approved the signing of three SAARC agreements.

Democrat Ami Bera re-elected to the US House of Representatives

Published on: 21-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 6 people agreed

Democrat Ami Bera was on 20 November 2014 re-elected to the US House of Representatives in the United States House of Representatives elections 2014.

Sri Lanka released 5 death-sentenced Indian fishermen

Published on: 20-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 9 people agreed

President Mahinda Rajapaksa used his executive powers and commuted death penalty to five Indian fishermen sentenced to death by Colombo High Court.

PM Narendra Modi announced measures to strengthen relationships with Pacific Islands

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

PM Narendra Modi announced number of measures to strengthen relationships with Pacific Islands. He announced the measures at the Pacific Island Leaders Meeting

Three MoUs signed between India and Fiji during visit of PM Modi to Fiji

Published on: 19-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 31 people agreed

India and Fiji signed three agreements to strengthen bilateral relations. On his visit to Fiji, Modi was accorded a traditional welcome ceremony at Albert Park.

IEP released Global Terrorism Index 2014

Published on: 18-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 77 people agreed

Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP) released Global Terrorism Index 2014.

Global slavery Index 2014 released by Walk Free Foundation

Published on: 18-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 26 people agreed

The Index ranks 167 countries in terms of the percentage of a national population and the total number of people living in modern slavery – country by country, region by region.

Church of England paved way for the appointment of female bishops

Published on: 18-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 9 people agreed

The Church of England on 17 November 2014 broke the centuries-old tradition by paving the way for the appointment of female bishops.

India and Australia signed five pacts and agreed on early closure of Civil Nuclear Deal

Published on: 18-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 28 people agreed

India and Australia on 18 November 2014 signed five pacts on social security, transfer of sentenced prisoners, combating narcotics trade, tourism, and Arts and Culture.

Michel Kafando chosen as the Interim President of Burkina Faso

Published on: 18-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 14 people agreed

Diplomat Michel Kafando was on 17 November 2014 chosen as interim president of Burkina Faso after its long-time President Blaise Compaore was forced to resign on 31 October 2014.

China and Australia signed Free Trade Agreement

Published on: 17-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 18 people agreed

China and Australia signed a major Free Trade Agreement (FTA).

The G20 Summit 2014 concluded with Brisbane Action Plan

Published on: 17-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 55 people agreed

The G20 Summit was held in Brisbane, Australia and G20 leaders released the final communique known as the Brisbane Action Plan.

China to promote travel to countries along Silk Road belt in 2015

Published on: 17-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 13 people agreed

CNTA will promote travel by Chinese tourists to countries along the Silk Road belt in 2015.

China to host G20 Summit of the emerging economies in 2016

Published on: 17-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 36 people agreed

China will play host to the Group of Twenty (G20) Summit of the emerging economies in 2016. The decision was announced by Australian PM Tony Abbott on 16 November 2014 in Brisbane.

India and Republic of Korea signed MoU on Technical Cooperation in the Railway sector

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

India and Republic of Korea signed an A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to facilitate technical cooperation in Railway sector between the two countries.

Klaus Werner Iohannis won Romanian presidential elections 2014

Published on: 17-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 8 people agreed

The mayor of Sibiu Klaus Werner Iohannis on 16 November 2014 won the 2014 presidential elections in Romania by defeating Prime Minister Victor Ponta of Social Democratic Party (PSD).

China launched remote sensing satellite Yaogan-23

Published on: 15-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 47 people agreed

China launched remote sensing satellite Yaogan-23  from Taiyuan Satellite Launch Centre.

UK, France, Nepal supported G4 nation for permanent member of UNSC

Published on: 15-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 34 people agreed

The UK, France and Nepal supported candidature of India, Germany, Brazil and Japan as a permanent member of a reformed UNSC.

India-US agreed to resolve differences over public stockholding for food security under WTO

Published on: 14-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 20 people agreed

India and the US agreed to resolve their differences over public stockholding for food security and opened path for TFA of WTO.

The US and China agreed to cut greenhouse gas emissions

Published on: 13-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 46 people agreed

China and the US on 12 November 2014 agreed to cut greenhouse gas emissions.

SC of Sri Lanka gave nod for third term to President Mahinda Rajapaksa

Published on: 13-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 19 people agreed

Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa can be re-elected for third term, as there is no legal or constitutional barrier preventing him from doing so.

India and UK announced Newton-Bhabha Fund to scale up bilateral research & innovation relationship

Published on: 13-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 17 people agreed

India and UK announced Newton-Bhabha Fund to scale up their bilateral research & innovation relationship to a greater level.

Russia signed agreement with Iran to build two more nuclear reactors

Published on: 13-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 17 people agreed

Russia and Iran inked a contract to build two nuclear reactors at Iran’s first Russia-built nuclear plant in Bushehr.

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