The British government was urged to block the technique of creation of babies from three people by Churches of England. The technique involves addition of a donor woman's mitochondria to another woman's egg.
The report highlights that Global Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) inflows declined by 8 percent in 2014 to an estimated 1.26 trillion US dollars
The declaration was made by the Director General of Department of Civil Aviation (DCA) Azharuddin Abdul Rahman in accordance with standards of annexes 12 and 13 of the International Civil Aviation.
With the reinstatement of Bandaranayake, the appointment of Mohan Peiris as Chief Justice of Sri Lanka by former President Mahinda Rajapaksa was cancelled and termed as illegal appointment.
Joint Strategic Vision aimed to promote peace, prosperity and stability in Asia-Pacific and Indian Ocean region.
Yingluck is the first Prime Minister to be impeached by parliament in Thailand’s history. The impeachment was a result of an allegation for failing to stop corruption in rice-pledging scheme.
Dubai’s Maze Tower was listed in the Guinness World Record for being the world’s largest vertical maze. The maze tower was built by Al Rostamani Group of Dubai.
Under the agreement, the two sides will exchange sentenced prisoners in each other's jurisdiction. The agreement will mostly apply to Indian prisoners as there are very few Hong Kong residents in Indian prisons.
28-member European Union decided to lift ban on the import of mangoes from India. The proposal to lift the ban was unanimously voted by the European Commission standing committee on plant health.
EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini decided to appeal in a meeting with other foreign ministers from the 28 EU-member states.
National Small Industries Corporation Limited on 19 January 2015 signed a Memorandum of Understanding of Cooperation with the Black Business Council of South Africa.
Haitian President Michel Martelly on 18 January 2015 announced the formation of new government that will be led by newly elected Prime Minister Evans Paul.
Parliament of Europe adopted a resolution calling on India to allow the return of two Italian marines Massimiliano Latorre and Salvatore Girone.
The measures include better threat information sharing and the creation of a new joint cyber task force which will have a physical presence in both the countries
Japan committed 2620 crore rupees development loan assistance to India for PPP infrastructure financing project of IIFCL.
China will launch the construction of at least five new nuclear reactors with a total capacity of more than 5 Gigawatts.
Chinese drug regulator China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA) on 15 January 2015 approved a new vaccine S-IPV to treat the Poliomyelitis.
According to the report, global growth in 2014 has been disappointing as in previous three years; however, developing countries should see an uptick in growth in 2015.
Union Government has identified five areas for rejuvenating the holy city under the Kyoto-Varanasi partnership deal that was entered between India and Japan in August 2014.
The Cabinet of Japan headed by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe approved its largest ever defence budget for 2015 on 14 January 2015.
Pope Francis cannonised Saint Joseph Vaz in presence of hundreds of thousands of people packed on a Colombo oceanfront during his visit to Sri Lanka.
India – China trade deficit increased to 37.8 billion US dollars in 2014 despite the increase in bilateral trade by 7.9 percent.
The Sport Education Development Australia (SEDA) and India's Infrastructure Leasing and Financial Services Limited (IL-FS) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on 13 January 2015.
Third border haat along the India-Bangladesh frontier was inaugurated at Srinagar-Feni border. The haat will boost local trade and people-to-people contacts.
Madagascar Prime Minister Kolo Roger's resignation was accepted by President Hery Rajaonarimampianina on 13 January 2015.
Australia on 12 January 2015 launched Online Visa Pilot Programme to make it easier for Indian business and tourism visitors to apply online visa for travelling Australia.
Kolinda belongs to the conservative Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) party and is a former Assistant Secretary General at NATO and former Croatian ambassador to the United States.
US House of Representatives passed a legislation that approves construction of a controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline with 266-153 votes.
US Attorney General Eric Holder announced that an Anti-terror Summit will be held in Washington. The summit will be held on 18 February 2015.
Mithripala Sirisena won presidential elections 2015 of Sri Lanka that was announced by the Election Department.