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Pakistani actress Veena Malik sentenced to 26 years in jail for blasphemy

Published on: 27-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

Veena Malik sentenced to 26 years in jail for blasphemy after appearing in mock Geo TV wedding scene in which religious song was played.

Pope Francis conferred sainthood on Father Chavara Achen & Sister Euphrasia

Published on: 24-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

Pope Francis conferred sainthood on two Indians Father Kuriakose Elias Chavara and Sister Euphrasia.

US President Barack Obama to be the Chief Guest of India’s Republic Day 2015

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

US President Barack Obama will be the Chief Guest at India’s 66th Republic Day celebrations 2015.

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

Published on: 20-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 23 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.

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

Published on: 20-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 21 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: 5 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.

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

Published on: 19-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 21 people agreed

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

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

Published on: 18-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 44 people agreed

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

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

Published on: 17-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 38 people agreed

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

Republican Mitch McConnell elected as the Majority Leader of US Senate

Published on: 14-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 8 people agreed

Mitch McConnell was elected as the Majority Leader of the 100-member US Senate. He became the Majority leader after he was unanimously re-elected by the Republicans.

Hanumappa Sudarshan won 10th India Social Entrepreneur of the Year 2014 Award

Published on: 10-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 11 people agreed

Hanumappa Sudarshan of Karuna Trust on 4 Novenber 2014 won the 10th India Social Entrepreneur of the Year 2014 award.

Indian-origin politician Keith Vaz named as Labour MP of the Year

Published on: 07-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 16 people agreed

Indian-origin British politician Nigel Keith Anthony Standish Vaz known as Keith Vaz was on 6 November 2014 named as the Labour MP of the year 2014.

US Navy SEAL commando Robert O’Neill claimed to have shot Osama bin Laden

Published on: 07-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 27 people agreed

Navy SEAL who shot Osama bin Laden at his Pakistan hideout in Abbottobad was Robert O’Neill.

Indian-American Niraj Antani at 23 became one of the youngest state lawmakers in US

Published on: 06-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 16 people agreed

Indian-American Niraj Antani on 5 November 2014 was elected to the Ohio House of Representatives.

Nikki Haley won second term as South Carolina Governor

Published on: 05-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 18 people agreed

Indian-American Nikki Haley on 4 November 2014 won second term as South Carolina Governor.

Mallikarjun Kharge inducted into the three-member CIC selection committee

Published on: 04-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 23 people agreed

Mallikarjun Kharge was inducted into the three-member selection committee that will select the Chief Information Commissioner.

Richest man of Japan Masayoshi Son announced his biggest ever investment in India

Published on: 29-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 10 people agreed

Masayoshi son was recently in news because he announced the biggest ever investment in the India.

Google celebrated 100th birthday of Dr Jonas Salk

Published on: 29-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 42 people agreed

Google on 28 October 2014 celebrated the 100th birthday of Dr Jonas Salk with a doodle on its homepage.

Amitabh Bachchan summoned by US court for instigating violence during 1984 riots

Published on: 29-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 37 people agreed

Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan was recently in news as he was summoned by a US Federal Court in Los Angeles on 28 October 2014.

Manjul Bhargava won Fields Medal for the year 2014

Published on: 28-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 33 people agreed

Manjul Bhargava was recently in news because he won the Fields Medal awards for the year 2014.

A C N Nambiar described as a Soviet spy by declassified documents of National Archives

Published on: 27-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 12 people agreed

Declassified files of National Archives claimed that ACN Nambiar, a deputy of Subash Chandra Bose and friend of Jawaharlal Nehru was a Soviet Spy.

Google CEO Larry Page appointed Sundar Pichai as new Product Chief of Google

Published on: 27-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 21 people agreed

Google CEO Larry Page on 26 October 2014 appointed Sundar Pichai as new Product Chief of Google.

Alan Eustace broke world altitude record for a parachute jump

Published on: 25-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 12 people agreed

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

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

Published on: 20-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 39 people agreed

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

Sadiq, a 10-year-old terminally ill boy, became Hyderabad’s police commissioner for a day

Published on: 16-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 61 people agreed

A terminally ill boy Sadiq became Hyderabad Police Commissioner for a day. His dream was fulfilled by Hyderabad Police Commissioner Mahender Reddy.

French Formula One driver Jules Bianchi met with an accident during Japanese GP

Published on: 13-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 7 people agreed

Jules Bianchi, French formula one driver was in news due to crash occured Japanese Grand Prix formula.

Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa held guilty in disproportionate assets case

Published on: 29-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 54 people agreed

Special Court in Bangalore found Jayalalithaa guilty in the disproportionate assets case and jailed her for 4 years and a fine of 100 crore rupees.

Chief Justice of India Justice RM Lodha retired

Published on: 29-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 44 people agreed

The 41st Chief Justice of India (CJI), Rajendra Mal Lodha retired from his office after serving as the CJI for five months.

Ex-Odisha AG Ashok Mohanty arrested by CBI in connection of infamous chit fund scam

Published on: 23-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 19 people agreed

Ex-AG of Odisha Ashok Mohanty was arrested by CBI in connection of misappropriating funds of Artha Tatwa group, an offshoot of Saradha chit fund scam.

Pope Francis approved the cannonisation of Blessed Joseph Vaz as Saint

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

Pope Francis on 17 September 2014 approved the cannonisation of Blessed Joseph Vaz as Saint.

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