India & UK Cooperation in Education

The Sixth India-UK Education Forum Meeting took place in New Delhi. 

Cygnus Cargo Spacecraft Explodes

An unmanned private rocket contracted by NASA to carry cargo into the space has exploded seconds after its launch along the eastern Virginia coast of the US.

Australia Issue Visa Ban on Ebola-hit countries

Australia has issued a blanket ban on visas from West African nations affected by the Ebola outbreak to prevent the disease reaching the country.

Egypt Declares Emergency in Sinai Peninsula

Egyptian President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi declared a three-month state of emergency in the north and center of the Sinai Peninsula following a suicide bombing that killed at least 31 soldiers.

Dilma Rousseff Re-elected Brazilian President

Dilma Rousseff has been re-elected president of Brazil, after securing more than 51% of votes in the closest election race in many years.

Centre Clears 80,000cr Defence Projects

Defence projects worth Rs. 80,000 crore were cleared by the government. The decisions were taken following a meeting of the Defence Acquisition Council, chaired by Defence Minister Arun Jaitley.

Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank Launched

India along with 20 other countries signed an agreement to become founding members of the China-backed Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) to aid the infrastructure development in the Asian region and reduce

China Launch Unmanned Lunar Mission

China launched an unmanned spacecraft to fly around the moon and back to Earth in order to test technologies to be used in the Chang’e-5, a future probe

Electronic Toll Collection System

The Electronic Toll Collection (ETC) system will be launched by Union Minister of Road Transport & Highways, Shri Nitin Gadkari on October 31, 2014.

20 FDI Proposals Approved

Based on the recommendations of Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) in its meeting held on September 16, 2014, the Government has approved twenty (20) proposals

Committee on Intellectual Property Rights Policy

Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion has constituted a IPR Think Tank to draft the National Intellectual Property Rights Policy and to advice

EU Appoints Stylianides as Ebola czar

EU leaders have named Christos Stylianides of Cyprus to coordinate the bloc’s fight against Ebola which has claimed nearly 4,900 lives in west Africa.

India to Setup First Fish Hospital

The country’s first hospital to treat abnormalities and diseases in fish is set to come up in Kolkata by mid-2015. The work has already started on the project.

Rashtriya Ekta Divas on 31st Oct

Government of India has decided to commemorate the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on October 31, as ‘Rashtriya Ekta Divas’ or the National Integration Day.

Survey on Higher Education Launched

The Secretary, Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development launched the All India Survey on Higher Education (AISHE) 2014-15 in New Delhi.

J&K Arogya Gram Yojana Launched

Dr Jitendra Singh, Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Science & Technology and Earth Sciences launched ‘Jammu Kashmir Arogya Gram Yojana’.

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