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Union Government constituted a Committee to look into NATGRID

Dec 31, 2014
Union Government constituted a high-level committee in order to allay apprehension of data sharing by various government agencies with NATGRID.

Union Government signed 60 million dollar loan deal with ADB for J&K

Dec 31, 2014
Union Government signed a loan agreement with ADB for a $60 million for Jammu and Kashmir Urban Sector Development Investment Program.

Late Harappan period house discovered in Chandyan village of Uttar Pradesh

Dec 31, 2014
The ASI discovered a house belonging to late Harappan period (1900 – 1800 BC) att Chandyan village in Baghpat, Uttar Pradesh.

8th India-Republic of Korea Joint Commission meeting held in South Korea

Dec 31, 2014
The 8th India-Republic of Korea Joint Commission Meeting was held in Seoul and it was  co-chaired was by Union External Minister of India  Sushma Swaraj and  Minister of Foreign Affairs of  South Korea Yun Byung-se.

Union External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj visited South Korea

Dec 31, 2014
Union External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj visited South Korea to attend the 8th India-Republic of Korea Joint Commission meeting.

President Pranab Mukherjee appointed Governors of Mizoram, Uttarakhand and Meghalaya

Dec 31, 2014
The President of India Pranab Mukherjee on 30 December 2014 appointed the Governors of Mizoram, Uttarakhand and Meghalaya.

AirAsia plane QZ8501 debris, bodies found floating in Java Sea

Dec 31, 2014
Indonesian searchers located wreckage of AirAsia Flight QZ8501 at the bottom of the Java Sea. They also found some bodies floating in the sea.

First back-to-back Oscar winner Luise Rainer died

Dec 31, 2014
Hollywood actress, Luise Rainer died on 30 December 2014 at her home at London. She was 104.

Sony Pictures film The Interview earned 15 million US dollars in online sales

Dec 30, 2014
The Interview, an American political comedy film has earned more than 15 million US dollars in online rentals and 2.8 million US dollars in theatres in just four days.

Suven Life Sciences granted product patents for drugs used in neurodegenerative diseases

Dec 30, 2014
Suven Life Sciences has been granted product patents for its drugs used in the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases.

Greece Parliament failed to elect President leading to General Elections in January 2015

Dec 30, 2014
Greece Parliament failed to elect the President in the third and final round of voting held leading to dissolution of the Parliament.

Union Cabinet approved hike of government stake in IFCI to 51 percent

Dec 30, 2014
Union Cabinet approved the hike of government stake in Industrial Finance Corporation of India (IFCI) ltd to 51 percent.

Department of Disabilities Affairs renamed as Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities

Dec 30, 2014
Government of India rechristened the Department of Disability Affairs as Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities.

RBI liberalised norms for Overseas Direct Investment by Indian companies

Dec 30, 2014
The liberalization of norms was part of series of amendment done by RBI from time to time in the Foreign Exchange Management (Transfer or Issue of any Foreign Security) (Amendment) Regulations, 2004.

DeitY announced to set up Fast Track Task Force to boost mobile manufacturing

Dec 30, 2014
As part of boost mobile manufacturing, the task force aims to achieve production of 500 million units of mobile handsets by 2019.

RBI released Financial Stability Report December 2014

Dec 30, 2014
The Reserve Bank of India on 29 December 2014 released the Financial Stability Report December 2014. The report also includes the Trend and Progress of Banking in India during 2013-14.

Mahendra Singh Dhoni announced retirement from Test cricket

Dec 30, 2014
One of India's greatest Test Captains MS Dhoni has decided to retire from Test Cricket citing the strain of playing all formats of Cricket.

Union Cabinet approved promulgation of Ordinance on Delhi Laws Amendment Bill, 2014

Dec 30, 2014
Union Cabinet approved an Ordinance on Delhi Laws (Special Provisions) Amendment Bill, 2014 that seeks to regularisation of unauthorized colonies in Delhi.

HIV can reduce hearing ability of the adults: Study

Dec 30, 2014
A new study showed that the individuals who have contracted the Human Immunodeficiency Virus can experience poorer hearing than those without HIV infection.

Access to Gmail blocked in China

Dec 30, 2014
The access to the Gmail was supposedly blocked by Great Firewall of China which is the world's most sophisticated internet censorship mechanism.
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