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EU extended sanctions on Russia in wake of MH-17 incident

Jul 26, 2014
European Union on 25 July 2014 extended the sanctions on Russia in wake of the Malaysian Airplane MH-17 crash...

Veteran journalist Sundaram Sankaran died at 87

Jul 26, 2014
Veteran Journalist Sundaram Sankaran died on 19 July 2014. He passed away at his residence in Kensington...

Abhinav Bindra won Gold medal in Men's 10m Air Rifle at the 2014 Commonwealth Games

Jul 26, 2014
Olympic Gold medalist Abhinav Bindra on 25 July 2014 won the Gold medal in Men’s 10-m Air Rifle event at the 2014 Commonwealth Games

Prime Minister of Ukraine, Arseniy Yatsenyuk Resigned

Jul 25, 2014
The Prime Minister of Ukraine, Arseniy Yatsenyuk resigned from his post from Verkhovna Rada (The Parliament of Ukraine)

Logo Design Competition launched for Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Campaign

Jul 25, 2014
The Union Ministry of Women and Child Development launched a Logo Design Competition for the Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Campaign.

CCEA approved 49 percent Foreign Investment in Insurance Sector

Jul 25, 2014
The Union Cabinet on 24 July 2014 gave its approval to 49 percent foreign investment in insurance companies through the FIPB route

SC appointed R S Cheema as special public prosecutor in coal scam

Jul 25, 2014
The Supreme Court on 25 July 2014 appointed R S Cheema as Special Public Prosecutor for trial in coal blocks allocation scam.

Glasgow Commonwealth Games 2014 got off at the Celtic Park in Glasgow in Scotland

Jul 25, 2014
The Glasgow Commonwealth Games 2014, 20th in the series, got off at the Celtic Park in Glasgow in Scotland on 23 July 2014..

Weightlifters Sukhen Dey & K Sanjita Chanu won Gold Medal on Day 1 of Commonwealth Games 2014

Jul 25, 2014
Weightlifters Sukhen Dey and K Sanjita Chanu on 24 July 2014 clinched a Gold Medal each in weightlifting in the 20th Commonwealth Games

Malabar Naval Exercise featuring Indian, Japanese and US Navy started

Jul 25, 2014
Malabar Naval exercise 2014 started on 24 July 2014 in the Pacific Ocean. Malabar naval exercise 2014 is the 18th edition...

India decided against signing WTO's Trade Facilitation Agreement

Jul 25, 2014
India on 24 July 2014 decided against signing Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) of the World Trade Organisation (WTO).

Union Budget: Year-wise Collection

Jul 25, 2014
Jagranjosh.com brings to its readers a compilation of the Union Budget since 2010-11 so as to enable the readers trace the development over the years

India's President inaugurated Bank and Post Office in President Estate's new buildings

Jul 25, 2014
The President of India, Pranab Mukherjee on 24 July 2014 inaugurated the President’s Estate Branch...

UNDP released Human Development Report 2014

Jul 25, 2014
As per the HDR 2014, improvement in human development measures has slowed down in the past few years. The human development index (HDI) barely grew from 0.700 in 2012 to 0.702 in 2013.

KN Tripathi sworn in as 22nd Governor of West Bengal

Jul 25, 2014
Keshari Nath Tripathi was sworn in as 22nd Governor of West Bengal on 24 July 2014. The Acting Chief Justice of the Calcutta High Court...

Air Algerie plane Boeing MD-83 went missing over Mali

Jul 24, 2014
Air Algerie plane Boeing MD-83 went missing over Gao in Mali in Africa on 24 July 2014.

India voted in favour of the UNHRC resolution on Israel's offensive in Gaza

Jul 24, 2014
India on 23 July 2014 voted in favour of United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) resolution for a probe on Israel's offensive in Gaza.

Union Government issued guidelines for Selection of Dance Productions for Festival of India abroad

Jul 24, 2014
Union Ministry of Culture on 4 July 2014 issued guidelines for Selection of Dance Productions for Festival of India abroad.

Delhi HC asked Delhi government to ban unregulated e-rickshaws

Jul 24, 2014
Delhi HC rapped Delhi government over its failure to regulate e-rickshaws and asked it to clarify its stand on how to regulate them by 31 July 2014

SC permitted UP government to cut 697 trees of protected forests in the Taj Trapezium zone

Jul 24, 2014
The Supreme Court on 23 July 2013 permitted Uttar Pradesh government to cut 697 trees spread across four hectares of protected forests in TTZ

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