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

Published on: 17-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 130 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: 11 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: 41 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: 20 people agreed

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

Botswana’s Okavango Delta became 1000th site inscribed on World Heritage Site List

Published on: 24-JUN-2014
Important for Exam: 62 people agreed

Okavango Delta in Botswana on 22 June 2014 became the 1000th site to be included in the UNESCO World Heritage Site List.

Myanmar’s first site, Ancient Pyu Cities, inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List

Published on: 23-JUN-2014
Important for Exam: 15 people agreed

Myanmar’s first site, Ancient Pyu Cities, on 22 June 2014, was inscribed on the UNESCO’s World Heritage Site List.

40 Indian workers missing from Mosul, Iraq

Published on: 19-JUN-2014
Important for Exam: 22 people agreed

40 Indian workers on 17 June 2014 were reported to be missing from Mosul, Iraq.

Militants belonging to ISIS Group captured Tikrit

Published on: 13-JUN-2014
Important for Exam: 35 people agreed

Tikrit in Iraq was in news because it was captured by the Militants belonging to Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS) group

Terrorists attacked Jinnah international airport at Karachi

Published on: 10-JUN-2014
Important for Exam: 49 people agreed

Jinnah International Airport of Karchi was in news when Terrorist belonging to Tehreek-e-Taliban on 8 June 2014 attacked it.

24 students drowned in River Beas on Manali-Kiratpur Highway

Published on: 09-JUN-2014
Important for Exam: 64 people agreed

24 engineering students of VJI of Engineering and Technology, Hyderabad were drowned in Beas River in Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh.

Uttarakhand Assembly held at Gairsain

Published on: 09-JUN-2014
Important for Exam: 24 people agreed

The Uttarakhand Assembly session for the first time held outside Dehradun at Gairsain.

Indian aid worker Alexis Prem Kumar abducted in the Herat Province of Afghanistan

Published on: 03-JUN-2014
Important for Exam: 21 people agreed

Heart Province in Afghanistan was in news because an Indian aid worker and Catholic priest Alexis Prem Kumar was abducted

IAF mountaineering team explored unclimbed peak of Mt Gorichen in Arunachal Pradesh

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

IAF mountaineering expedition team explored an unclimbed peak of Mt Gorichen of Arunachal Pradesh at a height 5887 meters.

Solar Impulse 2 made inaugural flight from Payerne Airfield

Published on: 02-JUN-2014
Important for Exam: 57 people agreed

Solar powered plane, Solar Impulse 2 took off from Payerne airfield in Switzerland to complete its inaugural flight.

IAF Aircraft MIG-21 crashed in Anantnag district of South Kashmir

Published on: 27-MAY-2014
Important for Exam: 43 people agreed

IAF MIG-21 crashed at Marhama Sangam in Bijbehara of Anantnag district in South Kashmir in which pilot squadron leader Raghu Banshi died on board.

Six workers injured after Hot water Spill from a valve at Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant

Published on: 17-MAY-2014
Important for Exam: 32 people agreed

Six workers injured on 14 May 2014 after Hot water Spill from a valve at Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant.

President of Nigeria cancelled the visit to Chibok

Published on: 17-MAY-2014
Important for Exam: 22 people agreed

Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan on 15 May 2014 cancelled the visit to Chibok

Earthquake of Magnitude 8.3 on Richter Scale struck Solomon Islands

Published on: 14-APR-2014
Important for Exam: 18 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: 4 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: 23 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: 85 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: 14 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: 36 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: 27 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: 197 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: 6 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: 18 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: 60 people agreed

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

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