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Noted freedom fighter Jagdish Sharan Pande died

Published on: 25-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

Freedom fighter Jagdish Sharan Pande died after prolonged illness in Almora, Uttarakhand. He was 95.

J&K Minister Sham Lal Sharma resigned

Published on: 25-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

Sham Lal Sharma resigned as Minister for Public Health Engineering and Flood Control in Jammu & Kashmir.

Ashwika Kapur won 2014 Panda Award for her film on a Kakapo parrot

Published on: 25-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

Ashwika Kapur became first Indian woman to win Wildscreen Panda Award in Best Newcomer category for her film, Sirocco - how a dud became a stud.

Alan Eustace broke world altitude record for a parachute jump

Published on: 25-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

Senior Google vice-president Alan Eustace broke the world altitude record for highest free-fall parachute jump set by Austrian Felix Baumgartner.

Indian-origin Sahil Doshi won 2014 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge

Published on: 25-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 8 people agreed

Indian-American student Sahil Doshi won the 2014 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge for his innovative design of an eco-friendly battery.

CEO of Total Christophe de Margerie died in Moscow plane crash

Published on: 22-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 16 people agreed

Chief Executive officer (CEO) of Total Christophe de Margerie on 21 October 2014 died in Moscow plane crash.

Police Commemoration Day observed

Published on: 22-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 20 people agreed

The Police Commemoration Day was observed in New Delhi with Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh as chief quest.

Malala Yousafzai conferred 2014 Liberty Medal

Published on: 22-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 35 people agreed

Malala Yousafzai was conferred with the 2014 Liberty Medal at the National Constitution Centre in Philadelphia.

International Stammering Awareness Day observed across the world

Published on: 22-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 14 people agreed

International Stammering Awareness Day (ISAD) was observed with theme we speak with one voice.

Border haat opened in Tripura

Published on: 22-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 26 people agreed

The first border haat facility on zero line on the Indo-Bangla international border at Srinagar in South Tripura district was inaugurated.

Denis Mukwege won prestigious Sakharov human rights prize

Published on: 22-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 21 people agreed

Congolese gynecologist Denis Mukwege Mukengere on 21 October 2014 won the prestigious Sakharov human rights prize.

Anita M Singh appointed as Chief of Staff of NSD in US Justice Department

Published on: 22-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 8 people agreed

Indian-American Anita M Singh on 21 October 2014 was appointed as Chief of Staff and Counselor in the National Security Division (NSD) of the US Justice Department.

Tihar Jail Authority set up e-library for women inmates

Published on: 22-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 8 people agreed

Tihar Jail Authority set up an e-library for women inmates in Tihar jail.

Union Government constituted Vishwanathan committee to provide Bankruptcy code for SMEs

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

Union Government on 20 October 2014 constituted Vishwanathan committee to provide Bankruptcy code for small and medium enterprises (SMEs).

List of Nobel Prize Winners 2014

Published on: 22-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 145 people agreed

Nobel Prizes 2014 was announced by the Nobel Assembly from 6 October to 13 October 2014.

British actress and presenter Lynda Bellingham died

Published on: 21-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 12 people agreed

British actress and presenter Lynda Bellingham on 19 October 2014 died in London because of colon Cancer.

Global Iodine Deficiency Disorders Prevention Day observed on 21 October

Published on: 21-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 14 people agreed

Global Iodine Deficiency Disorders (GIDD) Prevention Day observed across the World.

UK announced first ever Dadabhai Naoroji Awards

Published on: 21-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 35 people agreed

The UK government on 17 October 2014 announced the inaugural Dadabhai Naoroji Awards to honour individuals who have worked to strengthen the UK-India relationship over the years.

Fashion designer Oscar de la Renta died

Published on: 21-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 17 people agreed

Iconic fashion designer Oscar de la Renta died on 20 October 2014 at Kent, Connecticut.

Indo-Bangladesh Joint Rafting Expedition on River Siyom, Arunachal Pradesh

Published on: 21-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 37 people agreed

Indo Bangladesh Joint Rafting Expedition was conducted on the Siyom River in West Siang district of Arunachal Pradesh from 1 October to 3 October 2014.

Vanita Gupta appointed as Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General in DoJ of US

Published on: 20-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 26 people agreed

Vanita Gupta Indian-American attorney appointed temporary head of Department of Justice’s civil rights division.

Tropical Storm Trudy struck Mexico

Published on: 20-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 11 people agreed

Tropical Storm Trudy struck Mexico and claimed life of six people. It prompted evacuations and stranded 16 communities.

Five year old Indian boy Harshit Saumitra become the youngest to reach the EBC

Published on: 20-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 23 people agreed

Five year old Indian boy Harshit Saumitra on 19 October 2014 became the youngest person to reach the Everest Base Camp (EBC).

Biggest electronics trade exhibition of Japan CEATEC concluded

Published on: 18-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 33 people agreed

The biggest electronics trade exhibition of Japan CEATEC concluded on 11 October 2014 at Makuhari Messe International convention complex in Chiba prefecture of Japan.

Treason Act of 1351 to be used to tackle ISIS

Published on: 18-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 52 people agreed

Britain’s Treason Act of 1351 would be used to charge citizens who prefer to fight with ISIS insurgents in Iraq and Syria.

Time released its annual list of The 25 Most Influential Teens of 2014

Published on: 18-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 19 people agreed

Time on 13 October 2014 released its annual list of The 25 Most Influential Teens of 2014.

Raghuram Rajan won Euromoney Award for Best Central Bank Governor of the Year 2014

Published on: 18-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 80 people agreed

The RBI governor Dr. Raghuram Rajan was conferred with Euromoney’s Central Bank Governor of the Year Award 2014 in Washington.

PSN Rao appointed as Chairman of the DUAC

Published on: 18-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 18 people agreed

Union Urban Development Ministry appointed PSN Rao as the new Chairman of the Delhi Urban Art Commission. He succeeds Raj Rewal.

Tamil poet Iqbal named for Singapore's highest cultural award, Cultural Medallion

Published on: 17-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 44 people agreed

Indian-origin Singaporean poet and writer KTM Iqbal will be awarded Cultural Medallion, the country's highest cultural award by the President.

Cairo International conference held to raise fund for reconstruction of Gaza strip

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

Cairo International conference was held to raise the fund for reconstruction of Gaza Strip.

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