Tag Archives: current affairs 2014

‘Make In India’ Programme

Make in India is a great political pitch, it is an international marketing campaigning slogan coined by the Prime Minister of India,

Prime Minister Inaugurates Shramev Jayate

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched labour-reform initiatives under the name of Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay Shramev Jayate scheme.

The Nobel Peace Prize for 2014

The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided that the Nobel Peace Prize for 2014 is to be awarded to Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzay for their struggle against

Latest Space Missions of India

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has submitted a plan for 58 space missions to be undertaken as a part of 12th Five Year Plan, 2012-17.

Patrick Modiano Wins Nobel Literature Prize

The Nobel Prize in Literature for 2014 is awarded to the French author Patrick Modiano

Cyclonic Hudhud Intensifies

Authorities in Odisha and Andhra Pradesh stocked shelters with rations and planned mass evacuations as the states stepped up their preparedness for a powerful cyclone that is likely to hit the southeastern

Air pollution Alert in Beijing

Beijing issued a yellow alert for air pollution with smog forecast to continue for the next three days. Due to the weather, pollution was predicted to remain heavy in Beijing.

The Nobel Prize in Physics 2014

This year’s Nobel Laureates are rewarded for having invented a new energy-efficient and environment-friendly light source – The blue light-emitting diode (LED)

Australia Starts Research Projects with India

Australia announced 13 innovative projects with India that will support new cutting-edge collaborative research partnerships between universities, professional bodies and private sector organisations of the two countries.

India Gave $1 million to UN Women Body

India has contributed USD 1 million to UN Women (United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women) for the current financial year.

Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan

Swachh Bharat or Swachh Bharat Abhiyan (Campaign Clean India) is an national level campaign by government of India covering 4041 statutory towns

Financially Inclusive Township Campaign Launched

The Rashtrapati Bhavan launched a new campaign for turning the President’s Estate into a financially inclusive township (FIT).

National AYUSH Mission Launched

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, gave its approval for launching of the National AYUSH Mission (NAM) with its core and flexible components.

President’s Visit to Vietnam

President Pranab Mukherjee paid a visit to Vietnam from 14-17 September 2014.

India Emerge as Top Cotton Producer

India will be the world’s No. 1 cotton grower this year, ousting China from the top spot for the first time in over 30 years.

Govt Clears Stake Sale in CIL, ONGC, NHPC

In a meeting of the CCEA, headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the disinvestment proposals of ONGC, Coal India and NHPC have been cleared by the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs.