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Iraqi forces recaptured strategic town of Baiji from ISIS

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

Iraqi forces recaptured the strategic northern town of Baiji from ISIS militants and lifted siege of the oil refinery.

Boko Haram militants seized northeastern Nigerian town of Chibok

Published on: 15-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 12 people agreed

Boko Haram militants seized the northeastern Nigerian town of Chibok, the town from where they kidnapped more than 200 schoolgirls in April 2014.

Bomb attack in GTS College in Potiskum of Nigeria

Published on: 11-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 8 people agreed

A suicide bomb attack in Potiskum Nigeria killed many people and injured students who gathered for the weekly assembly at the GTS College.

PM adopted Jayapur village in Varanasi under Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana

Published on: 06-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 78 people agreed

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 5 November 2014 adopted Jayapur village in Varanasi under Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana (SAGY).

ISIS massacred 322 people of Iraqi Al-Bu Nimr tribe in Anbar

Published on: 03-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 14 people agreed

Anbar in Iraq was in news because of massacre of 322 people of Iraqi Al-Bu Nimr tribe by ISIS militant group on 2 November 2014

Bomb blast at Wagah border in Pakistan side

Published on: 03-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 17 people agreed

Suicide bomber detonated a bomb at Wagah border in Pakistani side. At least 55 people including 11 women were killed in the incident.

Chinese Army pitched seven tents at Point 30R post of Chumar, Ladakh

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

Chinese People's Liberation Army pitched seven tents within the Indian Territory at Point 30R Post in Chumar area of Ladakh.

President Pranab Mukherjee visited Cu Chi tunnels in Vietnam

Published on: 18-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 35 people agreed

President of India Pranab Mukherjee visited the historic Cu Chi tunnels of Vietnam.

First mobile phone sidewalks lane created in Chinese city Chongqing

Published on: 16-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 57 people agreed

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

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

Published on: 15-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 47 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.

Sri Lankan Navy arrested 9 Indian fishermen near Delft Island

Published on: 05-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 14 people agreed

Deft Island in the Indian Ocean was in news on 2 September 2014 when Sri Lankan Navy arrested 9 fishermen and remanded them

Ukraine pulled back troops from Luhansk Airport

Published on: 03-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 8 people agreed

Luhansk airport in eastern Ukraine was in news because of Ukrainian troops pulling back from the airport on 1 September 2014.

Libyan Government lost its control over state offices in Tripoli to Militants

Published on: 02-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 40 people agreed

Libyan Government on 1 September 2014 lost its control over state offices in Tripoli to Militants.

Iraqi forces broke siege of Amerli town of Iraq from ISIS

Published on: 01-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 15 people agreed

Iraqi forces backed by US air strikes on 31 August 2014 broke the siege of Amerli town of Iraq which was under ISIS militant groups.

Centuries old Omari Mosque in Jabaliya in Gaza destroyed in Israel-Gaza conflict

Published on: 29-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 19 people agreed

Centuries old Omari Mosque in Jabaliya in Gaza was in news recently due to its destruction in ongoing Israel-Gaza conflict.

43 UN Peacekeepers held hostage by armed group in Syrian Golan Heights

Published on: 29-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 12 people agreed

Forty-three UN Peacekeepers kept in held by an armed group in the Syrian Golan Heights, near Quneitra.

Jewish centre Chabad House reopened 6 years after 26/11 terror attacks

Published on: 27-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 13 people agreed

The Jewish centre, Chabad House, also called Nariman House, in Mumbai was reopened on 26 August 2014. It was reopened nearly six years..

Historic Maharishi Walmeck Sawami Jee Temple faces demolition in Pakistan

Published on: 26-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 68 people agreed

Maharishi Walmeck Sawami Jee Temple popularly known as Balaknash Temple of Rawalpindi, Pakistan faces demolition.

Indian Army discovered tunnel in Pallanwalla sector along LoC leading to PoK

Published on: 24-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 152 people agreed

Indian Army on 23 August 2014 discovered a tunnel in the Pallanwalla sector along the Line of Control. The tunnel, discovered...

Qaraqosh, Iraq's largest Christian town seized by ISIS militants

Published on: 08-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 24 people agreed

Militants of Islamic State group seized Iraq’s largest Christian town, Qaraqosh and surrounding areas.

Massive landslide struck Sindhupalchok district of Nepal

Published on: 07-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 28 people agreed

A massive landslide struck Sindhupalchok district of Nepal and blocked Sunkoshi River. It claimed lives of at least 156 people.

Blencathra Mountain’s purchase bid by Lakshmi Mittal Sparks Protests

Published on: 06-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 27 people agreed

Blencathra Mountain in Britain was in news due to bid made by Indian steel magnate Lakshmi Mittal to buy the mountain range

PM of India Narendra Modi offered prayers at Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu

Published on: 05-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 35 people agreed

Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi on 4 August 2014 offered prayers at Pashupatinath Temple, Kathmandu during his two days

Longtoushan Township of China’s Yunnan province jolted with earthquake of magnitude 6.1

Published on: 05-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 11 people agreed

Earthquake of magnitude of 6.1 on Richter scale struck Longtoushan Township of Zhaotong City in southwest Yunnan Province of China.

New museum in Rashtrapati Bhavan opened for public

Published on: 05-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 44 people agreed

A new audio-visual museum in Rashtrapati Bhavan was opened for the public on 1 August 2014 after President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated the museum.

Heavy downpour caused landslide in the Malin Village near Pune

Published on: 01-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 26 people agreed

Heavy downpour on 30 July 2014 caused landslide in Malin Village of Ambegaon Taluka killing 41 peoples.

7th BRICS Summit to be held in Russian city of Ufa

Published on: 17-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 161 people agreed

7th BRICS Summit will be held in Russian city of Ufa in 2015. The announcement was made in Fortaleza Declaration

Post recovery of four bodies from River Beki, tensions rise in Assam’s Baksa district

Published on: 14-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 13 people agreed

River Beki in Baksa district of Assam was in news due to recovery of four kidnapped bodies on 13 July 2014 that led to tensions...

Inter-island air service to start in Andaman & Nicobar from 24 July

Published on: 14-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 46 people agreed

Inter-island air service operation in Andaman and Nicobar would start from 24 July 2014. This air service will connect Port Blair to Car Nicobar.

Special Air India flight carrying 46 Indian Nurses and 137 others from Erbil arrived at Kochi

Published on: 05-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 23 people agreed

Special Air India flight carrying 46 Indian nurses and 137 others from Erbil in Kurdistan, Iraq arrived at Kochi in Kerala, India.

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