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First case of Ebola virus diagnosed in US

The US diagnosed its first case of the deadly Ebola virus in the patient who traveled to the country from in Liberia and to Texas.

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भारत ने पारे के इस्तेमाल पर रोक संबंधी ‘मीनामाटा संधि’ पर हस्ताक्षर किया

भारत ने पारे के इस्तेमाल पर रोक संबंधी ‘मीनामाटा संधि’ पर 25 सितंबर 2014 को हस्ताक्षर किया.

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China fined British drug maker firm GSK Plc 489 million US dollars for paying bribes

China on 19 September 2014 fined GlaxoSmithKline Placement (GSK Plc) a record 489 million US dollars (3 billion Yuan) for paying bribes to doctors to use its drugs.

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Bombay HC passed an ex-parte order restricting Park Hotel from using Candy Crush Saga image

Bombay High Court on 18 September 2014 passed an ex-parte order restricting the Park Hotel

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

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.

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RBI closed six UCBs suspected of money laundering

RBI closed down six Urban Cooperative Banks which were suspected of being used to route illegal money. RBI didn’t disclose the names of these UCBs.

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WHO recommended Ebola survivors' blood to treat EVD

WHO announced to use the Ebola survivors' blood to treat Ebola Virus Disease (EVD).

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SC upheld Uttar Pradesh Government decision to use Urdu as second official language

Supreme Court on 4 September 2014 upheld the Uttar Pradesh government decision to use Urdu as second official language in the State.

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WHO called for tough regulations to restrict use of e-cigarettes

To restrict use of e-cigarettes, world health body WHO called for a range of tough regulations for banning their indoor use and sales to the children.

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India to be the launch-pad for Amazon's plan to deliver packages using drones

India would be the first launch-pad for Amazon’s plan to deliver packages using drones or unmanned aerial vehicles. Amazon...

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RIMFAX, one of the seven payloads of NASA’s Mars 2020 rover mission

RIMFAX, ground-penetrating radar will be used by NASA to study centimeter-scale resolution of the geologic structure of the subsurface on Mars.

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WHO approved the use of experimental drug ZMapp to fight Ebola Virus

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on 12 August 2014 sanctioned the use of experimental drug ZMapp to fight against Ebola as the death toll increased.

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MEDA, one of the payloads of NASA’s Mars 2020 rover mission

MEDA would be used by NASA to measure temperature, wind speed and direction, pressure, relative humidity and dust size and shape on Mars.

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उत्तराखंड सरकार ने सिलिका धूल का प्रयोग करने वाले उद्योगों पर समिति गठित की

उत्तराखंड की सरकार ने राज्य के अपर मुख्य सचिव एस राजू की अध्यक्षता में एक उच्च स्तरीय समिति का गठन 8 अगस्त 2014 को किया.

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SHERLOC, one of the payloads of NASA’s Mars 2020 rover mission

SHERLOC will be used by NASA to determine fine-scale mineralogy and detect organic compounds on Mars from 2021 onwards.

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Uttarkhand Government constituted committee on industries using silica dust

Uttarkhand Government constituted a committee headed by S Raju to conduct a detailed survey of the industries using silica dust in the state.

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Botnets used by Russian Hackers to hack 1.2 billion Internet Passwords

A Gang of Russian Hackers based in a small city in South Central Russia, the region flanked by Kazakhstan and Mongolia...

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China decided to ban use of Coal in Beijing By 2020

Beijing's Municipal Environmental Protection Bureau announced the plans to ban coal use in Beijing by the end of 2020

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2020 కల్లా బీజింగ్ లో బొగ్గు వినియోగాన్ని నిషేధించాలని నిర్ణయించిన చైనా ప్రభుత్వం

2020 సంవత్సరం కల్లా బీజింగ్ లో బొగ్గు వినియోగాన్ని నిషేధించాలని బీజింగ్ మున్సిపల్ ఎన్విరాన్మెంటల్ ప్రొటెక్షన్ బ్యూరో ఆగస్ట్ 4, 2014న ప్రకటించింది.

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MOXIE, one of the payloads of NASA’s Mars 2020 rover mission, to generate Oxygen on Mars

Mars Oxygen ISRU Experiment (MOXIE) will be used by NASA to generate Oxygen on Mars from Martian atmospheric CO2.

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SC allowed Subrata Roy to use conference room in Tihar for asset sale talks

Supreme Court has allowed Subrata Roy to use conference room of Tihar to negotiate sale of his properties with prospective buyers.

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Indian mission in Tripoli advised all Indian nationals to leave strife torn Libya

India’s mission in Tripoli has advised Indian nationals to leave strife-torn Libya using all available means for exiting Libya.

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RBI simplified KYC norms for opening bank account

KYC norms for opening bank account have been eased by RBI. Now single documentary proof of address can be used to open a bank account.

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Quebec became first province of Canada to adopt Right-to-Die Legislation

Canada’s Quebec became first province of the country to adopt legislation Right-to-Die. It allows doctor-assisted death to terminally ill patients.

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RhODIS, a DNA-based system, to be used to investigate poaching of Rhinos in Assam

Rhino Indexing System, a DNA-based forensic tool named RhODIS to be used by Assam government to investigate and prosecute suspects of rhino poaching.

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Brazuca balls to be used in FIFA World Cup 2014 to have six in-built HD cameras

Football named as Brazuca to be used in FIFA World Cup Brazil will have six in-built HD cameras to capture 360 degree view of the on-field action.

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Scientist created First realistic virtual universe called ILLUSTRIS

Scientists on 8 May 2014 created the first realistic virtual Universe using a computer simulation called Illustris.

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New dancing frog species found in Western Ghats

Species of dancing frogs discovered in the Western Ghats of southern India. The name was derived due to unusual kicks that they use to attract the mates.

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SC banned Jallikattu and bullock cart races

SC banned use of bulls for Jallikattu events or bullock-cart races across the country. It said that even bulls have rights against torture.

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India-made EVMs to be used in Namibia’s Presidential polls

Government of Namibia purchased 3400 India-made EVMs for use in the countries Presidential Election, scheduled in November 2014.

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