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Anurag Bhushan took charge as the Dubai Consul General of India

Dec 31, 2013
A career diplomat Anurag Bhushan has took the charge as the Consul General of India in Dubai and Northern Emirates in the UAE.

Colorado and Washington legalized Marijuana recreational pot

Dec 30, 2013
Colorado and Washington became the first two States in the US to legalize Marijuana

Hoquiam, a small town of Washington to celebrate Nirvana Day

Dec 30, 2013
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.

Tamil Nadu Government launched free CFL bulb scheme for hut-dwellers

Dec 30, 2013
Tamil Nadu government has launched the first phase of providing free compact fluorescent light bulbs to over hut-dwellers in the state.

PPPAC-a high level committee has appraised five Port Projects

Dec 30, 2013
PPPAC-a high level committee of the Government has appraised five proposals in Port Sector, which will be recommended for final approval to CCEA.

Scientists found Phosphorus found in supernova Cassiopeia A

Dec 30, 2013
Scientists discovered Phosphorus for the first time in the cosmic leftovers from the supernova-Cassiopeia A

US launched an inter-agency review in Devyani Khobragade’s case

Dec 30, 2013
US has initiated an inter-agency review to look at the lapses that happened in the Devyani Khobragade case has strained the bilateral ties.

Iran has installed 1000 Second Generation IR-2m centrifuges: Nuclear Chief

Dec 30, 2013
Ali-Akbar Salehi announced that Iran has installed 1000 second generation IR-2m centrifuges at one of its nuclear enrichment sites.

Oil India and IRMA has inked a pact for study on dairy development

Dec 30, 2013
Oil India to step into dairy sector has signed an agreement with IRMA to carry out a feasibility study on dairy production in two districts of Assam.

Pradeep Kumar appointed as MD Corporate Banking of State Bank of India

Dec 30, 2013
Pradeep Kumar has been appointed as the Managing Director (Corporate Banking) of SBI. He will look after the corporate banking portfolio.

Ace Tennis Star Stefan Edberg to join Roger Federer’s coaching team

Dec 29, 2013
Roger Federer has announced that the former Swedish tennis player Stefan Edberg will join his coaching team in 2014.

Congress-ruled States to have new Lokayuktas by end of February 2014

Dec 28, 2013
The congress ruled states would enact the new Lokayukta legislation by 28 February 2013.

China has opened its Satellite System completely for Asian neighbours

Dec 28, 2013
BeiDou Navigation System of China is willing to offer navigation system to its neighbouring countries for free.

India and United States signed a deal for six C-130J Super Hercules

Dec 28, 2013
India and US inked contract for six additional C-130J super Hercules aircraft, worth of 1.01 billion $ on 27 December 2013.

AAI centre received ICAO Accreditation and Membership

Dec 28, 2013
AAI has received TRAINAIR PLUS accreditation certificate and membership plaque by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO).

Barack Obama signed two year cross-party budget Bill to avert Government shutdown

Dec 28, 2013
US President, Barack Obama signed a two year bipartisan federal budget bill to avert the risk of shutdown of the Government in January 2014.

Tamil Nadu Court granted conditional bail to crew of US ship

Dec 28, 2013
MV Seeman Ohio, US ship was granted a conditional bail by a local court of Titicorin. It was booked under the Arms Act and Essential Commodities Act.

Arvind Kejriwal sworn-in as the Chief Minister of Delhi

Dec 28, 2013
Arvind Kejriwal of Aam Aadmi Party has sworned in as the Chief Minister of Delhi. He has sworn in as the youngest Chief Minister of Delhi.

Tyler Armstrong became the youngest person to reach the Summit of Aconcagua

Dec 28, 2013
Tyler Armstrong became the youngest person to reach the summit of Aconcagua, the highest mountain of America.

Egypt declared Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist group

Dec 28, 2013
Muslim Brotherhood of Egypt has been declared as a terrorist group by the ruling Government.

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