China's has unveiled the next generation of intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) Dongfeng – 41 (DF-41), which has a range of 12,000 kilometres, putting it among the world's longest-range missiles.
DF-41 with its long range has similar abilities to the US rocket Minuteman, which has a r
Iraqi President Mohammed Fuad Masum named Haider al-Abadi as the new Iraqi Prime Minister on 11 August 2014.
China has announced plans to ban the use of coal in its smog-plagued capital by the end of 2020, as the countr...
Amitabh Bachchan, the Indian Megastar on 28 July 2014 was appointed as the horticulture ambassador of Maharashtra. With this appointment, he will start promoting the horticulture sector in Maharashtra.
The 71-year-old actor, who is also the ambassador of Gujarat tourism.
Maharashtra is India's
Malappuram a district in kerala became the first wifi enable municipality in India.
The project is being im...
Jayalalithaa, the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu on 11 June 2014 launched Amma Salt, a product of Tamil Nadu Sal...
The Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley re-launched the Varishtha Pension Bima Yojana (VPBY) on 14 August 2014.
Varishtha Pension Bima Yojana (VPBY) will benefit the vulnerable section of society with limited resources as it will provide monthly pension ranging from Rs 500/ to Rs 5,000/ per
Nepal, Indo-Nepal Combined Training Exercise, Surya Kiran-VII, will be conducted from 18 to 31 Aug 2014.
On the occasion of the 68th Independence Day, President Pranab Mukherjee on 15 August 2014 conferred the Ashok...
NASA has announced that it will launch a new mission to Mars in 2020 named as Mars 2020 Rover mission.
which will make landing on the red planet after an eight to nine month journey in 2021.
The mission will be designed and managed by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
The mission will en
Rosetta of European Space Agency on 6 August 2014 became first ever spacecraft to reach a Comet named 67P/Chur...
Scientists identified a new species of Australian humpback dolphin with the scientific name Sousa Sahulensis.
The BCCI has appointed former Test all-rounder Ravi Shastri Director of Cricket in the Indian team for the five-match ODI series against England, beginning August 25.
Ravi Shastri, a former all-rounder, played around 80 Test Matches and 150 ODIs for India.
It is for the second time that Ravi Sha
England won the 5-match Pataudi Trophy test-series played against India by 3-1. England achieved the feat afte...
Athletics Federation of India President Adille Sumariwala has been appointed the Chef-de-Mission of the Indian...
Indian-origin mathematician Manjul Bhargava has been awarded the prestigious Fields Medal at the International Mathematical Union’s (IMU) International Congress of Mathematicians in Seoul.
The medal for 2014 recognizes outstanding mathematical achievement for existing work and for the promi
President Pranab Mukherjee on 12 August 2014 conferred the Outstanding Parliamentary award to Karan Singh, JD(...
The geneticist Prof Sir Alec Jeffreys who discovered DNA fingerprinting in 1984, was awarded with Copley Medal...
Lt. General Dalbir Singh Suhag :
Lt. General Dalbir Singh Suhag took over as Chief of Army Staff on 31 July 2014.
General Singh wa
Sam Kahamba Kutesa :
The United Nations General Assembly on 12 June 2014 elected by acclamation Sam Kahamba Kutesa of U
Narendra Damodardas Modi :
Narendra Modi is the prime minister of India.
Modi, a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP),
Ronnie O’Sullivan :
Ronnie O’Sullivan was crowned World Snooker’s Player of the Year 2013-14 at the sport'
George Clooney :
George Clooney has resigned from his United Nations peacekeeping role. The 52-year-old actor