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Jakarta Governor Joko Widodo won Indonesian presidential election

Published on: 22-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 28 people agreed

Jakarta Governor Joko Widodo won the Indonesian presidential elections on 22 July 2014.

Union Government notified Public Servants Rules, 2014

Published on: 22-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 29 people agreed

Union Government notified Public Servants Rules, 2014 under Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013.

PM Narendra Modi paid first visit to BARC

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

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) under Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) in Mumbai

PM Narendra Modi suggested qualitative changes in PMNRF functioning

Published on: 21-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 51 people agreed

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 19 July 2014 suggested certain qualitative changes in the functioning of Prime Minister's National Relief Fund (PMNRF)

Union Government Allocated 200 crore rupees to NABARD for Setting up of Mega Food Parks

Published on: 21-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 16 people agreed

The Union Finance Minister announced to provide 200 crore rupees to NABARD for mega food parks.

Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan released National Health Profile 2013

Published on: 19-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 40 people agreed

Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare Dr. Harsh Vardhan on 17 July 2014 released the National Health Profile 2013.

President rejected mercy petitions of Nithari killer Surinder Koli and 5 others

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

President has rejected the mercy petitions of Nithari serial killer Surinder Koli and five other death row convicts on advice of the Union Home Ministry.

SC asked State governments and UTs to submit responses over Euthanasia

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

The five-judge Constitutional bench of Supreme Court on 16 July 2014 issued notice to the State governments and Union Territories (UTs)

National Centre for R & D in Bulk Drugs to be set up in NIPER Hyderabad

Published on: 15-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 30 people agreed

Union Ministry of Chemical and Fertilisers decided on 14 July 2014 to set up National Centre for Research & Development in Bulk Drugs (NCRDBD)

SC ordered Union Government to bring MGNREGS's wage rates on par with minimum wages

Published on: 14-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 49 people agreed

Supreme Court ordered Union government to bring wages under MGNREGS on par with minimum wages existing under different States

Union Ministry of Railways launched Social Media Platform for Indian Railways

Published on: 12-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 192 people agreed

Union Ministry of Railways launched Social Media Platform for the Indian Railways.

Central Ground Water Board & IIRS signed MoU

Published on: 10-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 27 people agreed

Central Ground Water Board & IIRS signed MoU to facilitate a collaborative study to assess the impact of ground water abstraction in India.

Law Commission submitted a report titled Manpower Planning in Judiciary: A Blue Print to Union Govt

Published on: 09-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 35 people agreed

Law Commission submitted a report titled Manpower Planning in Judiciary: A Blue Print to Government.

Union Rail Budget 2014-15: Highlights

Published on: 08-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 155 people agreed

Union Rail Minister presented Union Rail Budget 2014-15

SC ruled Shariat Courts are illegal

Published on: 07-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 33 people agreed

SC termed Shariat courts as illegal. It said no religion allows punishment to innocent.

President Pranab Mukherjee appointed Governor for Mizoram and Nagaland

Published on: 07-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 101 people agreed

Kamla Beniwal, the Gujarat Governor has been transferred to Mizoram as its governor, while incumbent Vakkom was shifted as Nagaland Governor.

Supreme Court ruled no automatic arrest of accused in dowry cases

Published on: 05-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 20 people agreed

SC ruled that the police cannot automatically arrest the accused in dowry cases and police must give reasons for taking such steps.

Union Government introduced four new vaccines as a part of UIP

Published on: 04-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 72 people agreed

Government introduced 4 new vaccines as part of UIP and includes vaccines against rotavirus, rubella, polio (injectable), and Japanese encephalitis.

India became the first Country to Ratify the Marrakesh Treaty

Published on: 02-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 112 people agreed

India became the first country to ratify the Marrakesh Treaty that will facilitate blind and visually impaired an access to published works.

India ratified Additional Protocol with the IAEA

Published on: 27-JUN-2014
Important for Exam: 68 people agreed

India on 22 June 2014 ratified the Additional Protocol with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).

Union Government extended the deadline for implementing NFSA by three months

Published on: 27-JUN-2014
Important for Exam: 51 people agreed

Union Government gave a deadline of three months to States to implement the National Food Security Act.

Union Cabinet approved pact with China for setting up industrial park

Published on: 26-JUN-2014
Important for Exam: 88 people agreed

Union Cabinet has approved an in principle MoU between India and China to set up industrial parks in the country.

Union Home Ministry decided not to allow visa free entry to Bangladeshi nationals

Published on: 24-JUN-2014
Important for Exam: 38 people agreed

Home Ministry rejected MEA proposal to grant visa-on-arrival facility to Bangladeshi nationals and visa- free entry to people under age 18 and over 65.

Union Ministry of Culture launched project Mausam to explore multi-faceted Indian Ocean

Published on: 24-JUN-2014
Important for Exam: 42 people agreed

Project Mausam: Maritime Routes and Cultural Landscapes presented by Secretary of Culture, Ravindra Singh at 38th session of World Heritage Committee.

Union Government reconstituted 6 Cabinet Committees

Published on: 20-JUN-2014
Important for Exam: 72 people agreed

Government has reconstituted 6 Cabinet Committees of which 4 will be headed by Narendra Modi and remaining two by Rajnath Singh.

Cabinet approved Committee to look into issues of safety & restoration of Mullaperiyar Dam

Published on: 19-JUN-2014
Important for Exam: 36 people agreed

Union Cabinet approved constitution of a Supervisory Committee on the Mullaperiyar Dam to look into the issues of safety and restoration of the dam.

Union Cabinet appointed Ex-CJI R C Lahoti as arbitrator in Vodafone tax dispute case

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

Union Cabinet on 17 June 2014 appointed Ex-Chief Justice of India (CJI) R C Lahoti as arbitrator in Vodafone tax disputes case.

India’s first One Stop Crisis Centre named Gauravi launched in Bhopal

Published on: 17-JUN-2014
Important for Exam: 450 people agreed

India’s first One Stop Crisis Centre (OSCC) named Gauravi was launched in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh on 16 June 2014.

India became permanent signatory to Washington Accord

Published on: 13-JUN-2014
Important for Exam: 126 people agreed

India on 13 June 2014 became a member of select group of 17 countries who are permanent signatories of Washington Accord.

Narendra Modi scrapped four Standing Committees of Cabinet

Published on: 11-JUN-2014
Important for Exam: 104 people agreed

Prime Minister, Narendra Modi has decided to discontinue the following four Standing Committees of the Cabinet.

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