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Om Prakash Kohli sworn in as the Governor of Gujarat

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

Om Prakash Kohli was sworn in as the Governor of Gujarat. He succeeds Kamla Beniwal who was transferred to Mizoram by the President of India.

Veteran actress Suchitra Sen's house to be converted into a museum

Published on: 17-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 35 people agreed

Suchitra Sen’s ancestral home of Bangladesh will be converted into a museum as per the decision of Appellate Division of the Supreme Court.

Former French President Sarkozy charged with corruption & influence peddling

Published on: 03-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 32 people agreed

Former French President, Nicolas Sarkozy has been charged with corruption and influence peddling after being questioned in Paris suburb.

Michelle Howard became first female four-star admiral in US Navy

Published on: 03-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 58 people agreed

US Navy appointed Michelle Howard as its first female four-star admiral.

Sujit Choudhry became the first Indian-American dean of Berkeley Law School

Published on: 02-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 19 people agreed

Sujit Choudhry became the first Indian-American dean of the University of California, Berkeley.

US named a mountain in Antarctica after an Indian-American scientist, Akhouri Sinha

Published on: 01-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 61 people agreed

A mountain in Antarctica named as Mt. Sinha after an eminent Indian-American scientist, Akhouri Sinha by the US.

Indian-origin judge V K Rajah appointed as 8th Attorney-General of Singapore

Published on: 26-JUN-2014
Important for Exam: 44 people agreed

Indian-origin judge V K Rajah on 25 June 2014 was appointed as 8th Attorney-General of Singapore.

Chung Hung Won retained as PM of S Korea

Published on: 26-JUN-2014
Important for Exam: 32 people agreed

Chung Hung Won was retained as PM of South Korea.

Founder of Himalayan Natural Mineral Water Brand Dadi Balsara died at 81

Published on: 24-JUN-2014
Important for Exam: 28 people agreed

Founder of Himalayan Natural Mineral Water Brand Dadi Balsara died on 19 June 2014.

Ratan Tata received honorary doctorate from York University

Published on: 23-JUN-2014
Important for Exam: 23 people agreed

Former TATA Group Chairman Ratan Tata on 21 June 2014 received an honorary doctor of laws degree from York University in Toronto, Canada.

Experiments of PIO student Prerna Pai approved for launch into space by NASA

Published on: 23-JUN-2014
Important for Exam: 50 people agreed

Two experiments of Person of Indian (PIO) student Prerna Pai were approved for launch into space under NASA's Cubes in Space (CIS) programme.

Gro Harlem Brundtland awarded Tang Prize in sustainable development

Published on: 21-JUN-2014
Important for Exam: 60 people agreed

Former premier of Norway, Gro Harlem Brundtland awarded Tang Prize.

INTERPOL Executive Committee selected Juergen Stock as candidate for next Secretary General

Published on: 20-JUN-2014
Important for Exam: 51 people agreed

Juergen Stock selected as the candidate of INTERPOL’s Executive Committee to be next Secretary General of INTERPOL.

India-born Pratishtha Khanna honoured with Champions of Change

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

India-born Pratishtha Khanna is honoured Champions of Change by the White House

Johann Breyer arrested in US on Nazi death camp charges

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

Former Nazi camp guard, Johann Breyer accused of aiding and abetting killing of Jews was arrested without bail in Philadelphia on 17 June 2014.

India-born Mexican citizen Sanjaya Rajaram to be honoured with World Food Prize of 2014

Published on: 19-JUN-2014
Important for Exam: 71 people agreed

Sanjaya Rajaram honoured World Food Prize 2014.

Supreme Court judge Justice Vikramajit Sen recused from hearing Ansal plea

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

Justice Vikramajit Sen, the head judge on vacation bench of the Supreme Court on 16 June 2014 recused himself from hearing Ansal plea

Kathleen Stephens took charge as US interim Ambassador

Published on: 09-JUN-2014
Important for Exam: 39 people agreed

Kathleen Stephens on 6 June 2014 took charge as US interim Ambassador to India.

Anil Chopra took over as Commander-in-Chief of Western Naval Command

Published on: 07-JUN-2014
Important for Exam: 25 people agreed

Vice Admiral Anil Chopra on 6 June 2014 took charge of the Western Naval Command (WNC) as Commander-in-Chief.

Nitin Gadkari got additional charge of Union Ministry Rural Development

Published on: 05-JUN-2014
Important for Exam: 70 people agreed

Gadkari has been given additional charge of the Ministries of Rural Development, Panchayati Raj and Drinking Water and Sanitation on 4 June 2014.

Abhijit Guha appointed member of UN expert panel on peacekeeping

Published on: 05-JUN-2014
Important for Exam: 10 people agreed

Lieutenant General (retired) Abhijit Guha of Indian Army appointed as member of a UN Expert Panel on Technology and Innovation in UN peacekeeping.

Ecuador court sentenced former President to jail for embezzlement

Published on: 30-MAY-2014
Important for Exam: 16 people agreed

A court in Ecuador sentenced former President Jamil Mahuad in absentia for 12 years in jail for embezzlement.

Sushma Swaraj became the first woman External Affairs Minister of India

Published on: 27-MAY-2014
Important for Exam: 66 people agreed

Sushma Swaraj became the first woman External Affairs Minister on 26 May 2014.

Indian-American student Akhil Rekulapelli won National Geographic Bee Championship

Published on: 24-MAY-2014
Important for Exam: 44 people agreed

Indian-American student Akhil Rekulapelli on 21 May 2014 won the National Geographic Bee championship in Washington, USA.

Shah Rukh Khan featured on the cover page of magazine Forbes Middle East

Published on: 17-MAY-2014
Important for Exam: 52 people agreed

Shah Rukh Khan launched a special edition of Forbes Middle East in Dubai

Justice JS Khehar recused himself from hearing Sahara Case

Published on: 16-MAY-2014
Important for Exam: 15 people agreed

SC constituted a new bench to hear the case of the Sahara Chief in chit fund scam after Justice Khehar requested the CJI to recuse him from the case.

Sajai Singh appointed as President of International Technology Law Association

Published on: 15-MAY-2014
Important for Exam: 19 people agreed

The International Technology Law Association on 14 May 2014 appointed Sajai singh as the President.

US Senate confirmed Indira Talwani as federal judge in Massachusetts

Published on: 14-MAY-2014
Important for Exam: 26 people agreed

Indian – American Indira Talwani’s name was confirmed as a federal judge in Massachusetts by US Senate.

Former Israel PM Olmert sentenced to imprisonment in corruption case

Published on: 14-MAY-2014
Important for Exam: 18 people agreed

Ehud Olmert, the former Prime Minister of Israel sentenced to six years in prison for corrupt practices in real estate projects by a Court.

Hinduja Brothers emerged richest in UK

Published on: 12-MAY-2014
Important for Exam: 28 people agreed

London-based Hinduja brothers emerged richest in UK in the Super-Rich list. They replaced Lakshmi Mittal and Alisher Usmanov to top the list.

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