PMModigiftsbooks on Vivekananda, copy of Bhagawad Gita to Shinzo Abe
Sindhu Crashes Out of Semifinals, Settles for Bronze
PMModivisits two ancient Buddhist temple in Japan
Emailturned32 on August 30, 2014 but how many of us know that this quick method of message transfer was invented by Indian American V A Shiva Ayyadurai when he was just 14.
India,JapanSignMoU to Turn Varanasi into a ‘Smart City’
RBIsays36percent of total bad loans are from six key sectors
DefenceMinistry scraps Rs 6000 cr helicopter deal
NotedHistorianBipanChandra dies at 86
PMModi embarks on Japan visit
CristianoRonaldo wins European Player of the Year award
Over200meditationstudentsofSriChinmoyfrom35countries, including India, have set a new Guinness world record for the World's longest fresh flower garland to honour the Indian spiritual leader.
ManipurGovernor Vinod Kumar Duggal resigns
Instagramlaunches time-lapse video app for iPhone
PMModilaunches ‘Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana’
Iran’sMirzakhani 1st woman to win prestigious math prize
HockeyIndia inducts Madhya Pradesh as new Associate Member
ShahRukhKhan becomes Interpol ambassador
Oscar-Winning Director Richard Attenborough Dies at 90
5IndianfirmsamongForbes’mostinnovativecompanies The five Indian companies on the list are consumer goods company Hindustan Unilever, which is ranked 14th, followed by IT major Tata Consultancy Services (57), construction services firm Larsen & Toubro (58), pharma major Sun Pharma Industries (65) and Bajaj Auto (96).
BritishDeputyPrimeMinisterNickClegg on August 26, 2014 announced an award in memory of the legendary Indian businessman and freedom-fighter, Dadabhai Naoroji.
Indianlanguages will finally get their due in the web world on August 27, 2014 as Indian domain names will make their debut with the extension .BharatwhichwillbeinDevanagariscript. PepsiCochiefIndraNooyi meets Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman
ShreeRNRavi new chief of Joint Intelligence Committee
DhyanChandAwardsWinner2014 NameDiscipline 1 Shri Gurmail Singh Hockey
4 Shri Gurcharan Singh Gogi Judo – Lifetime
5 Shri Jose Jacob Rowing – Lifetime
1 Mr. Abhishek Verma
2 Ms. Tintu Luka
3 Mr. H.N. Girisha
4 Mr. V. Diju
5 Ms. Geetu Anna Jose
6 Mr. Jai Bhagwan
7 Mr. R. Ashwin
8 Mr. Anirban Lahiri
9 Ms. Mamta Pujari
10 Mr. Saji Thomas
11 Ms. Heena Sidhu
12 Ms. Anaka Alankamony
August2014CurrentAffairs 13 Mr. Tom Joseph
14 Ms. Renu Bala Chanu
15 Mr. Sunil Kumar Rana
NagpurMetroRailProject Received Green Signal
ChinaslappedUSD201millionfineon12Japaneseautopartssuppliers accusing them of conniving to raise prices.Jammu and Kashmir Women’s Development Corporation (JKWDC) provides loans over Rs 13 crore to women entrepreneurs
World’sfirst‘GREEN’ Hindu temple opened in UK
RajnathSinghlaunched ‘Plan Scheme of Mainstreaming Civil Defence in Disaster Risk Reduction’
PMModidedicates to the nation 4 lane Pune-Solapur Highway and 765 kV
Raichur-Solapur transmission line.
NarendraModiinvites global firms to ‘Come, Make in India’
Smt.RajniRazdan is new UPSC chief
HRDMinisterSmt.SmritiIrani felicitated CBSE achievers in the field of academics, sports and science.
FMJaitleyRelaunches the Varishtha Pension Bima Yojana
PlanningCommission to be replaced with new institution : PM Modi
PMModilaunched ‘Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana’
RBItoissueRs1,000 banknotes within MG series-2005
GallantryAwardson15August2014havebeenconferred MajorMukundVaradarajan, who killed three terrorists in Kashmir before he was shot dead in April this year, has been awarded the Ashok Chakra, the nation's highest peace-time gallantry award.
GallantryAwardeesare, AshokChakra MajorMukundVaradarajan(Posthumous), The Rajput Regiment / 44TH Battallion The Rashtriya Rifles.
ShauryaChakra MajorAbhishekKumar, The Punjab Regiment / 22ND Battallion The Rashtriya Rifles.
MajorManoharSinghBhati, Regiment/ 31st Battalion The Rashtriya
Sena Medal, The Parachute Rifles.
MajorSatnamSingh, The Corps of Engineers / 15TH Battalion The Assam Rifles.
MajorVishalSinghRaghav, Rajputan Rifles / 18TH Battalion The Rashtriya Rifles.
SubedarPrakashChand(Posthumous) , 8TH Battalion The Kumaon Regiment.
NaikAnsaigraBasumatary, 5TH Battalion The Assam Regiment.
LanceNaikBharatKumarChhetri, 3/1ST Battalion The Gorkha Rifles.
SepoyVikram(Posthumous), The Rajput Regiment /44TH Battalion The Rashtriya Rifles.
RiflemanPremBahadurRokaMagar, 2/4TH Battalion The Gorkha Rifles.
RBIrationalises Number of Free Transactions on ATMs
JulyWPIinflation hits five-month low at 5.19 percent
Parliamentgivesnod to Constitution amendment bill to set up judicial commission
· Zarin Daruwalla, President, Wholesale Banking, ICICI Bank
RogerFedererbecamethefirstmantowin300matches at the ATP Masters 1000 level.
Maharashtra Government on August 13, 2014 decided to amend the State Medical Council Act, making it mandatory for bonded medical officers to complete the one year bond period.
RailwayMinisterSGowda on 13 August launches next generation e-ticketing system.
PMModiannounces Rs 8,000 crore for building roads in Jammu and Kashmir.
TRAI suggests restriction on political parties, corporates in media
ManjulBhargava won the Fields Medal while Subhash Khot won the Rolf Nevanlinna Prize, awarded by the International MathematicalUnion (IMU), at the International Congress of Mathematicians 2014 held in Seoul
LokSabhapasses Judicial Appointment Bill 2014
ArunJaitley,KaranSingh,SharadYadav get Best Parliamentarian Award.
Oscarwinning Robin Williams is dead at 63
15sportspersons recommended for 2014 Arjuna Awards
Miroslav Klose Announces Retirement from International Football
JuneIIP down at 3.4 percent; July CPI stands at 7.96 percent
ISROmulls developing higher capability communication satellites
UnitedNations(UN) names 3-member panel to probe Gaza conflict war crimes
Financialinclusion will reduce corruption, says RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan
PMModiarrivesinLeh, to dedicate to the nation 2 hydel projects in J&K
‘Halfgirlfriend’: Chetan Bhagat’s new book
Archery World Cup: Women’s archery recurve team wins gold
Oil marketing companies to get Rs 11k cr on subsidy in 1st quarter
BASIC countries ask developed nations to walk the talk for climate change
Sikkim gets highest number of foreign tourists among North-Eastern states