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NR Narayana Murthy hounoured with 'Global Indian Award' in Canada

Apr 29, 2014
2014 CIF Chanchlani Global Indian Award presented to NR Narayana Murthy for his remarkable vision and leadership in the IT sector.

Rajeev Suri appointed as President and CEO of Nokia Corporation

Apr 29, 2014
Rajeev Suri appointed as President and CEO of Nokia Corporation.

President approved dissolution of Andhra Pradesh Assembly

Apr 29, 2014
President of India approved dissolution of the Andhra Pradesh Assembly and a fresh proclamation of Central Rule in the state.

Californian Mite became the fastest land animal

Apr 29, 2014
A Southern California mite Paratarsotomus macropalpis set a new record as world's fastest land animal.

Slovakia and Ukraine signed Framework Interconnection Agreement on gas supply

Apr 29, 2014
Slovakia and Ukraine signed a Framework Interconnection Agreement.

An Egyptian Court gave death sentence to 683 ex-president Morsi supporters

Apr 29, 2014
An Egyptian Court on 28 April 2014 sentenced to death 683 alleged supporters of the Mohammed Morsi.

Environmental activist Ramesh Agrawal won Goldman Environmental Prize 2014

Apr 29, 2014
An Indian environmental activist, Ramesh Agrawal won the prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize that is commonly called as the Green Nobel.

Liverpool striker Luis Suarez named as Professional Footballers' Association Player of the Year

Apr 29, 2014
Luis Suarez was named as the Professional Footballers’ Association Player of the Year. Eden Hazard was voted as the Young Player of the Year.

PLO adopted a plan to seek membership of International Organisations

Apr 28, 2014
The central council of Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO) on 27 April 2014 adopted a plan to seek membership of International Organisations.

Arturo Licata, the World's oldest man died in Italy at age 111

Apr 28, 2014
World’s oldest man, Arturo Licata died at the age of 111. He was awarded the Guinness World Records title of oldest living man on 28 February 2014.

Two former Popes John XXIII and John Paul II declared as Saints by Pope Francis

Apr 28, 2014
Pope Francis on 27 April 2014 declared his two predecessors, John XXIII and John Paul II, saints in St Peter's Square in Vatican City.

Philippines and the U.S. signed 10 year long defence pact

Apr 28, 2014
The Philippines and the United States signed a 10 year long defence pact on 28 April 2014.

The only Gorilla of India, Polo died in Mysore Zoo

Apr 28, 2014
India’s lone gorilla, Polo died in Mysore zoo due to respiratory infection and age related ailments. It was gifted by Ireland’s Dublin Zoo.

The 15th International Indian Film Academy Awards 2014

Apr 28, 2014
The 15th International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards 2014 was held in Tampa Bay, US.

PM of South Korea Chung Hong-Won resigned

Apr 28, 2014
Prime Minister of South Korea Chung Hong-won was resigned.

Silver nanowires-based nanoscale Fingerprints developed to protect credit cards

Apr 28, 2014
Scientists from South Korea had developed Silver nanowires-based nanoscale fingerprints.

Justice R M Lodha sworn in as 41st Chief Justice of India

Apr 28, 2014
Justice Rajendra Mal Lodha sworn-in as the 41st Chief Justice of India. His swearing-in ceremony was administered by the President of India.

Adhiban won silver at Asian Continental Chess Championship

Apr 28, 2014
Adhiban won the silver medal at the Asian Continental Chess Championship in Sharjah.

Microsoft acquired Nokia handset business

Apr 28, 2014
The US software giant, Microsoft completed acquisition of Nokia’s mobile handset business excluding the Nokia’s Chennai factory.

India successfully test-fired new Interceptor Missile named Prithvi Defence Vehicle

Apr 28, 2014
India test-fired an exo-atmospheric interceptor missile with capability to neutralise any long-range missile at higher altitude.
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