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Space X unveiled Dragon V2 Capsule to take Astronauts to Low-Earth Orbit

May 31, 2014
The private space travel firm Space X on 30 May 2014 unveiled its new manned Dragon V2 Capsule to take astronauts into Low-Earth orbit and beyond.

Indian and Singapore Navy conducted SIMBEX 2014

May 31, 2014
Indian Navy and Singapore Navy conducted annual bilateral naval exercises, SIMBEX 2014 in Andaman Sea from 22 May to 28 May 2014

India signed a credit agreement of 24 million US $ with World Bank for URWSSP

May 31, 2014
Union Government signed credit agreement of a 24 million US dollar with World Bank for additional financing for URWSSP.

India signed credit agreement of 165 million $ with World Bank for MRWSSP

May 31, 2014
Union Government signed a credit agreement of 165 million US dollar with World Bank for MRWSSP.

India signed credit agreement of 121.20 million $ with World Bank for UDWDP

May 31, 2014
Union Government signed a credit agreement of 121.20 million US dollar with World Bank for UDWDP.

CSO released Provisional and Quarterly Estimate of National Income for 2013-14

May 31, 2014
Central Statistical Organisation (CSO) on 30 May 2014 released the Provisional and Quarterly Estimate of National Income for the financial year 2013-14.

BG Srinivas, President and Member of the Board of Infosys resigned

May 31, 2014
President and board member of Infosys, BG Srinivas resigned. The resignation will be effective from 10 June 2014.

US deployed two Global Hawk drones on Misawa airbase in Northern Japan

May 31, 2014
The US Air Force on 30 May 2014 deployed two Global Hawks on Misawa airbase in Northern Japan.

8 Indian Soldiers posthumously awarded with prestigious Dag Hammarskjold Medal of UN

May 31, 2014
UN secretary General Ban Ki-moon honoured eight Indian soldiers, who lost their lives in peacekeeping operations in 2013.

Ajit Doval appointed as new National Security Adviser

May 31, 2014
Ajit Doval has been appointed as the National Security Adviser on 30 May 2014. Doval who retired as chief of IB will take the office from 31 May 2014.

Vice President presented Malti Gyan Peeth Puraskar-2014

May 30, 2014
The Vice President of India Hamid Ansari on 29 May 2014 presented the Malti Devi Gyan Peeth Puraskar-2014.

International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers observed across the world

May 30, 2014
The international Day of United Nations Peacekeepers was observed on 29 May 2014.

RIL announced to buy78 percent in Network18 for 4000 crore rupees

May 30, 2014
Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) announced on 29 May 2014 to buy 78 percent stake in Network18 Media and Investments for 4000 crore rupees.

Two Indian-Americans Sriram and Ansun jointly won the Scripps National Spelling Bee

May 30, 2014
Two Indian-Americans Sriram J Hathwar and Ansun Sujoe on 29 May 2014 jointly won the prestigious Scripps National Spelling Bee.

Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan signed Eurasian Economic Union Treaty in Astana

May 30, 2014
Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan signed a treaty to form the Eurasian Economic Union in Kazakh capital of Astana.

Ecuador court sentenced former President to jail for embezzlement

May 30, 2014
A court in Ecuador sentenced former President Jamil Mahuad in absentia for 12 years in jail for embezzlement.

Exhibition on 100 years of World War I started in Berlin

May 30, 2014
An exhibition opened in Berlin to commemorate the centenary of the outbreak of World War One

Vishwanath Tripathi received Vyas Samman 2013

May 30, 2014
Vishwanath Tripathi, eminent Hindi writer awarded the prestigious Vyas Samman 2013.

Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg of Germany won Monaco Grand Prix of Formula One

May 30, 2014
Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg of Germany on 25 May 2014 won Monaco Grand Prix of Formula One.

Goa Day was observed on 30 May 2014

May 30, 2014
Goa observes 30 May as Goa Day. Goa became 25th State of the Indian Union on 30 May 1987 and this is 27th Statehood Day.

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