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SC directed CBI Director Ranjit Sinha to withdraw himself from 2G case

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

Supreme Court directed CBI Director Ranjit Sinha to withdraw himself from 2G case and asked CBI chief not to interfere in the ongoing 2G probe.

Indian-origin hotel doorman Kottarapattu Chattu died

Published on: 20-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 10 people agreed

Sri Lanka’s oldest hotel doorman, Kuttan died. He served world leaders like Lord Mountbatten, Princess Elizabeth, Mahatma Gandhi and others.

Neel Mukherjee, the author of Lives of Others, shortlisted for Costa Book Awards

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

His book was shortlisted under the Novel Award category.

Rampal Singh Jatin arrested by Haryana Police from his ashram in Hisar

Published on: 20-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

Sant Rampal arrested from his fortified Satlok Ashram in Hisar of Haryana. He will be produced in the Haryana and Punjab High Court.

PESB recommended Sutirtha Bhattacharya as CMD of Coal India Limited

Published on: 20-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 10 people agreed

His name was recommended by the Public Enterprises Services Board (PESB) on 19 November 2014.

Foreign Policy Magazine released list of 100 Global Thinkers

Published on: 20-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 33 people agreed

American Foreign Policy Magazine released a list of 100 Global Thinkers. Narendra Modi has been placed at first position in the list of decision makers.

ISRO chosen for Indira Gandhi prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development for 2014

Published on: 20-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 29 people agreed

ISRO will be conferred the Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development for 2014.

12th ASEAN-India Summit held in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar

Published on: 19-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 9 people agreed

The summit was held on the sidelines of 25th ASEAN Summit.

9th East Asia Summit held in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar

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

The summit was held on the sidelines of the 25th ASEAN Summit.

Oxford Dictionary named Vape as Word of the Year 2014

Published on: 19-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 65 people agreed

The Oxford Dictionary named Vape as Word of the Year 2014 and it was announced in November 2014.

83rd Interpol General Assembly held in Monaco

Published on: 19-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 12 people agreed

83rd Interpol General Assembly was held at Grimaldi Forum in with the theme Turn Back Crime: 100 Years of International Police Cooperation.

Tamil film director Rudraiya Chockalingam passed away

Published on: 19-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

Veteran Tamil film director Rudraiya Chockalingam died on 19 November 2014 in Chennai following a brief illness.

John Lang, the person who filed petition in 1854 on behalf of Rani Lakshmibai against EIC

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

Prime Minister gifted Australian lawyer John Lang’s 1854 petition against the East India Company to his Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott.

25th ASEAN Summit held in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar

Published on: 19-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

Summit was held under the theme of Moving forward in Unity to a Peaceful and Prosperous Community

President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated IITF 2014 in New Delhi

Published on: 19-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 14 people agreed

The fair is conducted by India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO).

Legendary Japanese Actor Ken Takakura Died

Published on: 19-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 8 people agreed

Renowned Japanese actor Ken Takakura died on 10 November 2014 of lymphoma at a hospital in Tokyo. He was 83.

Indian-American Neha Gupta won International Children’s Peace Prize 2014

Published on: 19-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 37 people agreed

Neha Gupta was awarded the prestigious International Children’s Peace Prize 2014 by Desmond Tutu in The Hague.

Dr Hasmukh Adhia nominated as Director on the Central Board of Directors of RBI

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

Hasmukh Adhia is currently working as Secretary in Department of Financial Services, Union Ministry of Finance.

Ninth G-20 Summit of Major Economies held in Brisbane

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

Ninth G-20 Summit was held in Brisbane, Australia and focused on promoting economic growth.

Akash surface-to-air missile test fired

Published on: 18-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 31 people agreed

Akash surface-to-air missile was test fired by the Indian Air Force (IAF) from Chandipur, Odisha.

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh visited Israel

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

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh visited Israel to strengthen bilateral relations between two countries.

International Buddhist Conference 2014 held in Nepal

Published on: 18-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 15 people agreed

The International Buddhist Conference was held in Lumbini, Nepal with an objective of preserving Buddhist culture and heritage.

Fourth India – China joint military exercise Hand-in-Hand 2014 started in Pune

Published on: 18-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 10 people agreed

India-China Joint Training Exercise Hand-in-Hand 2014 started at Aundh Military Station in Pune, Maharashtra.

Book titled Truth Always Prevails written by Sadruddin Hashwani released

Published on: 18-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 11 people agreed

Penguin Books on 17 November 2014 released the Book titled Truth Always Prevails.

Pandit Jasraj conferred with Sumitra Charat Ram Award 2014 for Lifetime Achievement

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

Veteran classical vocalist Pandit Jasraj was on 17 November 2014 conferred with the Sumitra Charat Ram Award for Lifetime Achievement.

Assam government presented 1st state bravery award to Gunjan Sarma

Published on: 18-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 23 people agreed

Gunjan Sarma won the first state bravery award of Assam for saving lives of 10 school children who were taken hostage by a gunman.

SAIL Chairman CS Verma received IIM- JRD Tata Award for Excellence in Corporate leadership

Published on: 17-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 16 people agreed

SAIL Chairman CS Verma  was conferred with the IIM- JRD Tata Award for Excellence in Corporate leadership in Metallurgical Industries for the year 2014.

Modi Express in honour of Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged off in Melbourne, Australia

Published on: 17-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 31 people agreed

A four boggy train named Modi Express was flagged off by an Australian Minister Matthew Guy in Melbourne.

Sudbury Basin impact crater, one of the oldest and largest, formed due to comet impact: Study

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

Researchers suggest that one of the oldest craters on Earth in Sudbury Basin area located in Ontario, Canada was created from a comet.

Senior Indian National Congress leader of Odisha Mohan Nag passed away

Published on: 17-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 6 people agreed

Senior Indian National Congress leader and former Odisha Minister of Health & Family Planning Mohan Nag died on 15 November 2014 at Bhubaneswar.

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