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Board of Inquiry recommended decommissioning INS Sindhurakshak

Published on: 20-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 8 people agreed

The second Board of Inquiry (BOI)recommended decommissioning INS Sindhurakshak in its report.

Mandolin maestro Uppalapu Srinivas died

Published on: 20-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 8 people agreed

Mandolin maestro U Srinivas died in Chennai following a failed liver transplant at the age of 45.

The President of Taiwan presented the first Tang Prizes in Taipei

Published on: 19-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 16 people agreed

Ma Ying-jeou, The President of Taiwan presented the Tang Prizes in Taiwan’s capital Taipei.

Ex-Assam DGP Shankar Baruah accused in Saradha chit fund scam died

Published on: 18-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 22 people agreed

Former DGP of Assam, Sanker Baruah committed suicide in Guwahati after his residence was raided by CBI in connection to Saradha chit fund case.

Union Government to launch ETC programme under the brand name FASTag

Published on: 18-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 53 people agreed

Union Ministry of Road Transport & Highways has decided to roll out Electronic Toll Collection programme in India under the brand name FASTag.

Lalitha Kumaramangalam appointed as chairperson of National Commission for Women

Published on: 18-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 58 people agreed

Lalitha Kumaramangalam was appointed as new chief of National Commission for Women.

Chinese President appointed Le Yucheng as China's New Ambassador to India

Published on: 18-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 37 people agreed

Chinese President Xi Jinping appointed Le Yucheng as China's new Ambassador to India.

Naseeruddin Shah released his autobiography And then One Day: A Memoir

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

Bollywood actor Naseeruddin Shah on 12 September 2014 released his autobiography And then One Day: A Memoir.

700 people drowned in shipwrecks in the Mediterranean Sea

Published on: 17-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 12 people agreed

700 people on 10 September 2014 drowned in shipwrecks in the Mediterranean Sea off the Malta Coast.

Actor Leonardo DiCaprio appointed as UN Messenger of Peace

Published on: 17-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 41 people agreed

Actor Leonardo DiCaprio was appointed as UN Messenger of Peace with a special focus on climate change.

International Economic Association appointed Kaushik Basu as President-Elect

Published on: 17-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 40 people agreed

The International Economic Association (IEA) appointed Kaushik Basu as president-elect of IEA.

World Bank approved 105 million US dollars grant for Ebola Emergency Response Project

Published on: 17-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 25 people agreed

The World Bank Group approved 105 million US dollars grant for Ebola Emergency Response project.

First mobile phone sidewalks lane created in Chinese city Chongqing

Published on: 16-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 43 people agreed

First mobile phone sidewalks lane was created in Chinese city Chongqing on 15 September 2014.

Antara Haldar of India became first non-European law lecturer at Cambridge

Published on: 16-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 41 people agreed

Indian-origin Antara Haldar on 15 September 2014 became first non-European law lecturer at Cambridge University.

Krishan Kant Paul sworn-in as Governor of Manipur

Published on: 16-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 7 people agreed

Meghalaya Governor, Dr. Krishan Kant Paul was sworn–in as the Governor of Manipur at the Raj Bhawan Durbar Hall in Imphal.

Miss Kira Kazantsev won the Miss America pageant

Published on: 16-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 40 people agreed

Miss Kira Kazantsev on 14 September 2014 won the Miss America pageant.

G-20 Labour and Employment Ministerial meet

Published on: 16-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 62 people agreed

The G-20 Labour and Employment Ministerial meet was held at Melbourne, Australia on 10 September 2014 to 11 September 2014.

President of India presented Indira Gandhi Rajbhasa Awards

Published on: 16-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 127 people agreed

The President of India Pranab Mukherjee on 14 September 2014 presented Indira Gandhi Rajbhasa awards.

International Day for preservation of Ozone Layer observed on 16 September

Published on: 16-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 34 people agreed

International Day for the preservation of the Ozone Layer observed on 16 September with a theme Ozone Layer Protection: The Mission Goes On.

Japan actress Yoshiko Yamaguchi died

Published on: 15-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 6 people agreed

Yoshiko Yamaguchi, film actress of Japan, died at the age of 94 due to heart failure. She was also known as Rikoran and Shirley Yamaguchi in the US..

Educationist Kireet Joshi died

Published on: 15-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 7 people agreed

Educationist and former education adviser to the Union government Kireet Joshi died at the age of 83 on 14 September 2014...

ISIS beheaded British Citizen, David Haines

Published on: 15-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 10 people agreed

ISIS militants on 13 September 2014 released a video of beheading its hostage, David Haines, the British aid Worker. He was kidnapped from Syria.

Spaceship Earth Grants launched Global Crowdfunding Spaceflight Contest

Published on: 15-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 14 people agreed

Spaceship Earth Grants (SEG) on 15 September 2014 launched a new program Global Crowdfunding Spaceflight Contest.

Chinese Army stopped water supply for Indians from T-Point in Demchock, Ladakh

Published on: 15-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 36 people agreed

Chinese Army stopped Indians from using water supply and construction work at the T-Point of Demchok area of Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir.

Hurricane Odile hit Mexico's Baja California resort

Published on: 15-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 10 people agreed

Hurricane Odile on 14 September 2014 hit the southern tip of the Baja California peninsula in western Mexico.

India observed Hindi Divas on 14 September

Published on: 15-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 10 people agreed

National Hindi Divas or Hindi Day was observed across India on 14 September to promote the Matra Bhasha – the mother tongue of India.

Germany’s Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier visited India

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

Foreign Minister of Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier visited India from 6 to 8 September.

Narendra Ambwani elected as chairman of the Advertising Standards Council of India

Published on: 13-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 11 people agreed

Narendra Ambwani on 12 September 2014 elected as Chairman of the Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI).

Russian hackers leaked around five million Gmail passwords

Published on: 13-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 35 people agreed

Russian hackers on 11 September 2014 have leaked around Five millions Gmail Passwords.

WHO honoured Bangladesh and Timor-Leste for Excellence in Public Health

Published on: 12-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 58 people agreed

WHO honoured Bangladesh and Timor-Leste with South East Asia Regional Award for Excellence in Public Health.

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