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Earthquake of Magnitude 8.3 on Richter Scale struck Solomon Islands

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

Earthquake of magnitude 8.3 on Richter Scale struck Solomon Islands on 13 April 2014.

US army men killed three other soldiers at Fort Hood military base

Published on: 05-APR-2014
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

A mass shooting occurred at the Fort Hood military base on 2 April 2014 near Killeen, Texas, US.

Bhavani Island in A.P. developed as new adventure sports

Published on: 24-MAR-2014
Important for Exam: 21 people agreed

Bhavani Island in A.P on the waves of River Krishna was developed as new adventure sports on 23 March 2014.

Malaysia Airlines MH370 disappeared in the South China Sea

Published on: 20-MAR-2014
Important for Exam: 65 people agreed

Malaysia Airlines MH370 disappeared in the South China Sea.

Pro-Russian forces seized Ukraine’s Navy headquarters in Sevastopol

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

Ukraine’s Navy Headquarters in Crimean, Sevastopol was seized by the pro-Russian forces. It also detained Navy Chief of the country, Serhiy Hayduk.

Mortal remains of over 282 Indian soldiers of 1857 mutiny exhumed

Published on: 03-MAR-2014
Important for Exam: 25 people agreed

282 mortal remains of Indian soldiers of 1857 mutiny were exhumed from the well at Ajnala in Amritsar district of Punjab.

Archaeologists discovered lost dynasty of Pharaonic Kings in Egypt

Published on: 17-JAN-2014
Important for Exam: 25 people agreed

A team of archaeologist has discovered a tomb of the unknown Pharaonic king of dated back to about 1650 BC.

Gorakhpur railway station entered Limca Book of Records as world’s longest platform

Published on: 11-JAN-2014
Important for Exam: 163 people agreed

Platform number one of Gorakhpur railway station of Uttar Pradesh has entered into the Limca Book of Records as longest rail platform in the world.

World War II aircraft wreckage found in Manipur

Published on: 06-JAN-2014
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

Aircraft wreckage considered of Second World War has been found by the residents of an interior village of Manipur at Konu Hil in Senapati district.

Tropical storm One struck Sri Lanka with heavy rainfall and strong wind

Published on: 06-JAN-2014
Important for Exam: 8 people agreed

Heavy rains and strong winds up to 100 kmph struck the east coast north of Trincomalee of Sri Lanka as Tropical storm One has made its landfall.

Hoquiam, a small town of Washington to celebrate Nirvana Day

Published on: 30-DEC-2013
Important for Exam: 17 people agreed

Hoquiam, a small town of Washington will celebrate Nirvana Day on 10 April 2014. This is the first time that the day will be celebrated by Hoquiam.

Super Volcano beneath Yellowstone National Park in US is larger than estimates: Scientists

Published on: 11-DEC-2013
Important for Exam: 35 people agreed

Super volcano is beneath Yellowstone National Park in the US is 2.5 times bigger than previous estimations.

Regional Pravasi Bhartiya Divas 2013 launched in Sydney, Australia

Published on: 11-NOV-2013
Important for Exam: 57 people agreed

Regional Pravasi Bhartiya Divas was officially launched on 11 November 2013 in Sydney, Australia.

7th India-Republic of Korea Joint Commission Meeting held in New Delhi

Published on: 10-NOV-2013
Important for Exam: 51 people agreed

The 7th India-Republic of Korea Joint Commission Meeting (JCM) was held in New Delhi on 8 November 2013

Kannur Declared First Zero Landless District in the Country

Published on: 02-NOV-2013
Important for Exam: 175 people agreed

Union Minister for Rural Development Jairam Ramesh on 1 November 2013 declared Kannur in Kerala as the first zero-landless district in the country.

Moscow hosted the 14th India-Russia Annual Summit

Published on: 23-OCT-2013
Important for Exam: 43 people agreed

Moscow, the Capital of Russia hosted the 14th India-Russia Annual Summit on 21 October 2013

The 2nd Meeting of the India-Philippines Joint Commission held in Manila

Published on: 23-OCT-2013
Important for Exam: 11 people agreed

The 2nd Meeting of the India-Philippines Joint Commission on Bilateral Cooperation was held on 21 October 2013, in Manila

The Largest Air Traffic Control Tower of India Inaugurated at Mumbai Airport

Published on: 19-OCT-2013
Important for Exam: 58 people agreed

The largest Air Traffic Control (ATC) tower of India was inaugurated outside the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai on 18 October 2013.

The Wankhede Stadium to Host Sachin Tendulkar's Landmark 200th and Final Test

Published on: 16-OCT-2013
Important for Exam: 34 people agreed

The Wankhede stadium to host Sachin Tendulkar's landmark 200th and final Test

India and Bangladesh jointly inaugurated India-Bangladesh Grid Inter-connection

Published on: 06-OCT-2013
Important for Exam: 57 people agreed

India and Bangladesh on 5 October 2013 jointly inaugurated the India-Bangladesh Grid Inter-connection at Bheramara in Bangladesh

Tourism Minister Announced Development of Kanhoji Angre Lighthouse as New Tourist Spot

Published on: 30-SEP-2013
Important for Exam: 41 people agreed

The Union Tourism Minister revealed on 28 September 2013 that the Kanhoji Angre lighthouse will be the new tourist attraction.

Singapore to host the Second South Asian Diaspora Convention

Published on: 22-AUG-2013
Important for Exam: 30 people agreed

The second South Asian Diaspora Convention (SADC) will be hosted by Singapore

Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority Launched Abu Dhabi Month in New Delhi

Published on: 19-AUG-2013
Important for Exam: 9 people agreed

Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority along with TUI teamed up for staging one-month long destination campaign called Abu Dhabi Month, in New Delhi.

Street Leading to Canadian Museum of Human Rights in Winnipeg Named After Mahatma Gandhi

Published on: 17-AUG-2013
Important for Exam: 31 people agreed

Street leading to the Canadian Museum of Human Rights in Winnipeg, capital of Manitoba province, in Canada was named Honorary Mahatma Gandhi Way.

Melia Brand of Hotels in Spain Unveiled the First Twitter Hotel of the World

Published on: 13-AUG-2013
Important for Exam: 15 people agreed

The Melia brand of hotels of Spain unveiled the new Social Wave House in vacation resort island of Majorca as the first Twitter Hotel of the world.

XV World Police & Fire Games 2013 Organised in Belfast, Northern Ireland

Published on: 05-AUG-2013
Important for Exam: 12 people agreed

XV World Police & Fire Games 2013 started from 1 August 2013 at Belfast, Northern Ireland. These games will be held till 10 August 2013.

Incheon was named as the World Book Capital for the Year 2015

Published on: 20-JUL-2013
Important for Exam: 75 people agreed

South Korean city of Incheon was named as the World Book Capital for the year 2015 as per UNESCO announcement.

Bengaluru International Airport Renamed as Kempegowda International Airport

Published on: 18-JUL-2013
Important for Exam: 86 people agreed

The Union Cabinet of India on 17 July 2013 gave approval to rename the Bengaluru International Airport as Kempegowda International Airport.

National Aviation University to be Set up in Rae Bareli, UP

Published on: 14-JUL-2013
Important for Exam: 36 people agreed

The Union Cabinet of India on 11 July 2013 approved the proposal for setting up Rajiv Gandhi National Aviation University.

Chinese troops intruded in Chumar Sector of Ladakh

Published on: 10-JUL-2013
Important for Exam: 37 people agreed

Chumar Sector in Ladakh: Intrusion of Chinese troops...

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