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GST Panel decided to lower threshold limit for imposing GST to 10 Lakh rupees

Aug 26, 2014
Goods and Services Tax (GST) Panel on 20 August 2014 decided to lower the threshold limit for imposing GST on entities to 10 lakhs rupees

Gandhi, a 1982 epic biographical film on the life of the Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

Aug 26, 2014
Film Gandhi was in news because the director of the film Richard Attenborough died on 24 August 2014 at the age of 90.

First seaplane service in Maharashtra launched from Mumbai to Lonavala

Aug 26, 2014
First commercial seaplane service in Maharashtra was launched from Mumbai to Lonavala on 25 August 2014 from Juhu aerodrome.

CCI imposed penalty of 2545 crore rupees on 14 car makers for unfair practices

Aug 26, 2014
CCI imposed a combined penalty of more than 2545 crore rupees on 14 car companies for unfair business practices in the spare parts market.

Textiles Ministry signed MoU with Flipkart to provide marketing platform to handloom weavers

Aug 26, 2014
Union Textiles Ministry signed MoU with Flipkart to provide online marketing platform to handloom weavers to boost the sector.

Noted Malayalam actor Chemancherry Narayanan Nair died at 79

Aug 26, 2014
Noted Malayalam drama and film actor Chemancherry Narayanan Nair died on 25 August 2014 at Chengottukavu in Kozhikode, Kerala. He was 79.

President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated India's first IIEST at Shibpur in West Bengal

Aug 25, 2014
The President of India, Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated India's first Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology (IIEST)

Finance Minister Ahmet Davutoglu named as Prime Minister of Turkey

Aug 25, 2014
Turkey's ruling party AKP named Finance Minister Ahmet Davutoglu as New Prime Minister of Turkey on 10 August 2014.

Twentieth edition of Annual Delhi Book Fair began in New Delhi

Aug 25, 2014
The twentieth edition of annual Delhi Book Fair began on 23 August 2014 at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi.

Union Government launched India's first ethanol-run bus in Nagpur

Aug 25, 2014
Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari launched ethanol-run environment-friendly public buses in Nagpur.

Boko Haram leaders declared Islamic Caliphate in Gwoza town of Nigeria

Aug 25, 2014
The militant group Boko Haram on 25 August 2014 declared Islamic Caliphate in Gwoza town of Nigeria

BSF & BGB agreed on vulnerability mapping to implement coordinated border management plan

Aug 25, 2014
BSF & BGB agreed on vulnerability mapping to implement coordinated border plan to curb drug & human trafficking & trans-border crimes.

Coal Blocks allocated from 1993 to 2010 are illegal: SC

Aug 25, 2014
SC termed coal block allocated by screening committee from 1993 to 2010 as illegal. They were not fare & transparent.

Katie Ledecky of US broke World Record in Women’s 1500 Meter Freestyle

Aug 25, 2014
Katie Ledecky set second world record at the Pan Pacific championships, Gold Coast, Australia after shattering her own 1500-metre freestyle record.

Maharashtra Governor K Sankaranarayanan resigned

Aug 25, 2014
K Sankaranarayanan, the governor of Maharashtra who was transferred to Mizoram resigned from his office and refused to take charge of his new assignment.

Ten pilgrims dead and more injured in stampede at Kamtanath Pahad Temple in M.P.

Aug 25, 2014
Ten pilgrims dead and more injured in stampede on 25 August 2014 at Kamtanath Pahad Temple in Madhya Pradesh.

World’s Oldest metal object, Cone-shaped copper awl, found in Tel Tsaf in Israel

Aug 25, 2014
Cone-shaped copper awl discovered at Middle Chalcolithic burial site in Tel Tsaf, Israel. The awl is World’s oldest metal object found.

President inaugurated 6th edition of KKM Rural Football Tournament in West Bengal

Aug 25, 2014
 President of India Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated the 6th Edition of KKM Rural Football Tournament at Murshidabad district in West Bengal.

SMAP: SMAP to predict the of drought severity

Aug 25, 2014
Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) satellite to collect the local data of agricultural and water managers that are needed worldwide.
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