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Pak Army chief Gen Raheel Sharif appointed as mediator to defuse political crisis

Aug 30, 2014
Pakistan Government on 29 August 2014 appointed Pakistan Army Chief General Raheel Sharif's as mediator to defuse political crisis.

Yohann Diniz broke 50km Walk World Record at the European Athletics Championship

Aug 30, 2014
Yohann Diniz of France broke the 50-km Walk World Record at the European Athletics Championship held in Zurich, Switzerland.

Union Government notified enhancing the social security cover limit under EPFO

Aug 30, 2014
Union Government on 28 August 2014 notified enhancing the social security cover limit under the social security...

SEBI issued norms for sharing KYC details with financial regulators

Aug 30, 2014
The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) on 30 August 2014 allowed sharing of Know-your-Client details with entities

Noted Historian Bipan Chandra died

Aug 30, 2014
Bipan Chandra, former professor of history, was considered to be a specialist in the economic and political history...

Baba Kalyani re-nominated as Co-Chairman of IJBLF

Aug 30, 2014
Baba Kalyani was re-nominated as the Co-Chairman of the India-Japan Business Leader’s Forum (IJBLF.)

J & K Legislative Council passed a resolution urging Union to resume Indo-Pak talks

Aug 30, 2014
Jammu & Kashmir legislative council on 28 August 2014 passed a resolution urging Union to resume Indo-Pak talks.

Adani bought Carmichael Australia coal mine royalty rights from Linc Energy

Aug 30, 2014
Adani Enterprises on 29 August 2014 agreed to pay 145 million US dollar to Linc Energy to buy the royalty rights.

Samsung unveiled 12 Sports Ratnas for the Incheon Asian Games

Aug 30, 2014
Samsung Electronics Company Limited announced the names of 12 Samsung Sports Ratnas for 17th Asian Games.

US actor Harry Belafonte to receive Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Oscar Award

Aug 30, 2014
US actor and singer Harry Belafonte was named for honorary Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Oscar Award on 29 August 2014.

ONGC board approved 5219 crore rupees investment in Daman gas fields

Aug 30, 2014
ONGC on 29 August 2014 announced to invest 5219 crore rupees for the production of Daman gas fields in the Arabian Sea.

Supreme Court rejected the plea of the Gujarat government on moving Gir lions

Aug 30, 2014
Supreme Court on 15 August 2014 rejected the plea of Gujarat government to relocate the Gir lions from Gir National Park in Gujarat

India Signed agreement with World Bank for MSRPII project

Aug 30, 2014
India signed Loan Agreements with World for IDA assistance Mizoram State Roads Project.

President Pranab Mukherjee presented National Sports Awards to eminent sportsperson

Aug 30, 2014
The President of India Pranab Mukherjee presented the National Sports Awards to eminent sportsperson on 29 August 2014 at Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi.

Union Government appointed JIC chief RN Ravi as Naga interlocutor

Aug 29, 2014
Union Government on 29 August 2014 appointed chairman of Joint Intelligence Committee (JIC) RN Ravi as Naga interlocutor.

CBDT set up four-member Committee to scrutinize retrospective tax amendment

Aug 29, 2014
The CBDT on 28 August 2014 set up a four-member high-level committee to scrutinize the retrospective tax amendments.

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

Aug 29, 2014
Centuries old Omari Mosque in Jabaliya in Gaza was in news recently due to its destruction in ongoing Israel-Gaza conflict.

SC advised the PM to not to include chargesheeted person into their Cabinet

Aug 29, 2014
Supreme Court on 27 August 2014 advised the Prime Minister and Chief Ministers to not to include chargesheeted persons into their cabinet.

National Sports Day was celebrated on the 29 August

Aug 29, 2014
National Sports Day was celebrated on the 29 August throughout the country.

Maharashtra State Cabinet approved the formation of Transgender Welfare Board

Aug 29, 2014
Maharashtra State Cabinet on 28 August 2014 approved the formation of Transgender Welfare Board.

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