According to two separate analyses conducted by scientists of NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the year 2014 ranked as Earth's warmest year since 1880.
The findings of NASA and NOAA were released on 16 January 2015.
The global average temperature for 2014 was
Maithiripala Sirisena has sworn-in as 7th President of Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka’s Supreme Court Judge K. ...
Modibo Keita was on 8 January 2015 appointed as the Prime Minister of West African nation Mali.
The Haryana government Thursday announced that yoga guru Ramdev will be the state`s brand ambassador to promote yoga and ayurveda.
By appointing the yoga guru as its brand ambassador state aims to promote yoga and Ayurveda in the state.
It was announced by Haryana’s minister of sports and
Senior BJP leader Raghubar Das will be the new chief minister of Jharkhand , becoming the first non-tribal CM ...
Kerala Sahitya Akademi Award is given each year by the Kerala Sahitya Akademi (Kerala Literary Academy), to Ma...
Kerala Culture Minister K C Joseph on 22 January 2015 announced setting up of the International Institute of Music in Kerala.
It will be the first international institute in India that is dedicated to music.
A Trust headed by Sarod Maestro Ustad Amjad Ali Khan has been entrusted with the respons
Union Government has launched Beti Bachao-Beti Padhao(BBBP) campaign to save and empower girl child on 22 Janu...
NDA government’s flagship scheme Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) has entered into Guinnes...
New antibiotic named Teixobactin was discovered by a team of scientists from Northeastern University in Boston Massachusetts.
Laboratory tests have shown the new antibiotic, called teixobactin, can kill some bacteria as quickly as established antibiotics and can cure laboratory mice suffering fro
Scientists at the Centre for Medicinal Plants Research, Arya Vaidya Sala, Kottakkal, have reported the discove...
A flying snake, known to be endemic to Sri Lanka, has been sighted in Andhra Pradesh's Seshachalam forests.
Ayonika Paul, Annu Raj Singh won gold at 4th Gun for Glory Shooting Championship on 19 January 2014.
The championship was held at the Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex in Balewadi in Pune.
Ayonika won the gold in 10m Rifle Women and Annu Raj Singh won it in 10m Pistol Women.
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Indo-American pair of Sania Mirza and Bethanie Mattek-Sands defeated top-seeded Americans Abigail Spears and R...
Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo lifted his third FIFA world footballer of the year award on 12 Jan...
Indian American writer Jhumpa Lahiri has won the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature that was announced at the Jaipur Literature Festival on 22 January 2015.
She has received the $50,000 DSC Prize for her book The Lowland. Her book was chosen by 5 judges from 75 books.
The Lowland is a
The Periyar Tiger Reserve, spread over 925 sq.km. in Kerala, bagged the National Tiger Conservation Authority ...
Prolific hindi writer Dr. Kamal Kishore Goenka was chosen for Vyas samman 2014. The literary work that fetched...
Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud :
Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz passed away on 23 January 2015.He was 93-year old
Larry Page :
Larry Page, the chief executive officer and co-founder of Google was named as the Business
Atal Bihari Vajpayee :
Government on 24 December 2014 announced country’s highest civilian honour to former
V. R. Krishna Iyer :
Vaidyanathapura Rama Krishna Iyer, a legend in Indian judiciary, died on 4 December 2014.
Rohit Sharma :
The Indian cricketer Rohit Sharma on 13 November 2014 scored the highest ODI score ever of