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President appointed Governors for Rajasthan, Karnataka, Maharashtra and Goa

Aug 27, 2014
President Pranab Mukherjee on 26 August 2014 appointed Governors for four states.

C.S.Verma elected as First President of Indian Steel Association

Aug 27, 2014
C.S.Verma on 26 August 2014 was elected as First President of Indian Steel Association (ISA).

Avia Indra-2014, the Indo-Russia maiden aerial exercise started

Aug 27, 2014
IAF and RFAF started its first Indo-Russia aerial exercise, Avia Indra-2014 at Astrakhan region, near the Caspian Sea in Russia.

Jewish centre Chabad House reopened 6 years after 26/11 terror attacks

Aug 27, 2014
The Jewish centre, Chabad House, also called Nariman House, in Mumbai was reopened on 26 August 2014. It was reopened nearly six years..

Sheila Dikshit, the Governor of Kerala resigned

Aug 27, 2014
Sheila Dikshit submitted her resignation as Kerala Governor to The President of India, Pranab Mukherjee.

Historic Maharishi Walmeck Sawami Jee Temple faces demolition in Pakistan

Aug 26, 2014
Maharishi Walmeck Sawami Jee Temple popularly known as Balaknash Temple of Rawalpindi, Pakistan faces demolition.

Multinational IT Consultant Accenture got the contract for crowdfunding Statue Of Unity

Aug 26, 2014
The multinational IT consultant Accenture on 25 August 2014 obtained the contract to build an IT platform for crowdfunding Statue of Unity

Union government decided to fence over Bangladesh waters based on Singapore model

Aug 26, 2014
Union government decided to fence over Bangladesh waters based on skid marine hedge model of Singapore.

Ramesh Chand Tayal appointed as CRPF Special Director-General

Aug 26, 2014
Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) on 25 August 2014 cleared the name of senior IPS officer Ramesh Chand Tayal as DG of CRPF special

SC issued notice to Union MoEF to put on hold 140 projects cleared by NBW

Aug 26, 2014
The Supreme Court of India on 25 August 2014 issued a notice to Union Ministry of Environment & Forest (MoEF) to put on hold 140 projects

Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced to launch Energy Highway for Eastern India

Aug 26, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 25 August 2014 announced to launch Energy Highway for Eastern India.

RN Ravi appointed as new chief of Joint Intelligence Committee

Aug 26, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi led Appointments Committee of the Cabinet cleared name of RN Ravi for appointment as new chief of JIC.

Not Just an Accountant authored by former CAG Vinod Rai

Aug 26, 2014
Former CAG Vinod Rai has authored a book titled Not Just an Accountant. The book will be released in October 2014.

BSF personnel set a LIMCA Book of Records by planting saplings

Aug 26, 2014
Border Security Force (BSF) personnel set a LIMCA Book of Record by planting saplings at all BSF locations on 19 August 2014...

Japan to offer anti-viral drug favipiravir to treat Ebola

Aug 26, 2014
Japan will offer anti-viral drug favipiravir as a possible treatment of Ebola.

Google to build Knowledge Vault, to store information

Aug 26, 2014
Google is building Knowledge Vault which is a system that stores information which is readable by both human and Machine.

Union Cabinet approved Digital India Programme to make India a digitally empowered knowledge economy

Aug 26, 2014
Union Cabinet on 20 August 2014 approved the Digital India Programme. The programme is worth 1 lakh crore rupees...

French President Francois Hollande dissolved French government over economic policy

Aug 26, 2014
French President Francois Hollande dissolved his government on 25 August 2014 after an open feud in the cabinet over the country's economic policy.

Rajasthan government reduced probation period of employees on higher posts to one year

Aug 26, 2014
Rajasthan government reduced the probation period in direct recruitment of its employees on higher posts from two to one year on 25 August 2014.

Indian origin Seema Malhotra appointed as Shadow Minister in U.K.

Aug 26, 2014
Indian – Origin Seema Malhotra was appointed as Shadow Minister in U.K. on 25 August 2014.
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