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35th National Games to be held in Kerala from 31 January to 14 February 2015

Jun 27, 2014
Indian Olympic Association announced the dates of 35th National Games. The games will be held from 31 January to 14 February 2015 in Kerala.

France announced to honour Shahrukh Khan with Legion of Honour

Jun 27, 2014
France on 25 June 2014 announced to honour Shahrukh Khan with Officer of the Legion of Honour for his contribution to Cinema.

Union Government granted Navratna Status to EIL and NBCC

Jun 26, 2014
The Union Government granted Navratna status to Engineers India Ltd (EIL) and National Buildings Construction Corporation (NBCC).

A.K. Dubey appointed as Chairman of Coal India Limited

Jun 26, 2014
Additional secretary A.K. Dubey on 25 June 2014 was appointed as Chairman of Coal India Limited with immediate effect.

Indian-origin judge V K Rajah appointed as 8th Attorney-General of Singapore

Jun 26, 2014
Indian-origin judge V K Rajah on 25 June 2014 was appointed as 8th Attorney-General of Singapore.

Maharashtra State Cabinet approved reservation for Marathas and Muslims in the State

Jun 26, 2014
Maharashtra government approved 16% & 5% reservation in government jobs & educational institutions for Maratha community and Muslims.

Kim Jong-Un replaced Defence Minister of North Korea

Jun 26, 2014
North Korean leader, Kim Jong replaced his defence minister Jang Jong-Nam with General General Hyon Yong-Chol.

Srinivasan appointed as first Chairman of ICC

Jun 26, 2014
The in-exile-President of BCCI, N Srinivasan has been appointed as the first Chairperson of ICC for a period of two years from 2014 to 2016.

Chung Hung Won retained as PM of S Korea

Jun 26, 2014
Chung Hung Won was retained as PM of South Korea.

Odisha government raised retirement age of employees to 60

Jun 26, 2014
Odisha Government rose retirement age of its employees from 58 to 60 years. The decision will benefit about 5 lakh employees of the state.

Scientists developed sensing skin technology that can detect cracks in concrete structures

Jun 26, 2014
Scientists on 24 June 2014 developed new sensing skin technology that can detect cracks in concrete structures.

Union Cabinet approved pact with China for setting up industrial park

Jun 26, 2014
Union Cabinet has approved an in principle MoU between India and China to set up industrial parks in the country.

UNCTAD released World Investment Report 2014

Jun 25, 2014
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) on 24 June 2014 released its World Investment Report 2014.

UNEP released a report titled The Environment Crime Crisis

Jun 25, 2014
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) on 24 June 2014 released a report titled The Environment Crime Crisis

World Bank released a report on power sector reforms in India

Jun 25, 2014
World Bank on 24 June 2014 released a report on power sector reforms in India.

HSBC Bank sold its Swiss private banking assets to LGT Bank for 12.5 billion dollar

Jun 25, 2014
HSBC sold its Swiss private banking assets to Liechtenstein’s LGT Bank. This deal could have bearing on India’s fight against black money.

RBI permitted NBFCs-ND to work as BCs for banks

Jun 25, 2014
RBI has permitted the NBFCs to act as BCs of banks with an aim of spreading financial inclusion. NBFCs-ND is only eligible to act as banks’ BCs.

Gujarat Chief Minister announced 33 percent quota for women in police force in Gujarat

Jun 25, 2014
Gujarat's Chief Minister announced 33 percent reservation for women in police force of the state that comes in effect from new recruitment in all cadres.

International Seafarer's day observed across the world on 25 June

Jun 25, 2014
World on 25 June observed International Seafarer's day to thank seafarers for their contribution to the economy and civil society of the world.

Indian Patent office refused to grant patent on anti-cancer drug Abraxane of US firm

Jun 25, 2014
The Indian Patent Office on 23 June 2014 refused to grant a patent on anti-cancer drug Abraxane of US firm Abraxis BioSciences.

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