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1st February

Harish Rawat was sworn in as the chief minister of Uttarakhand on 1st February 2014.

Australian actor Maximilian Schell, who won Oscar for best actor in 1961, was died on 1st February 2014. He was 83.

Meghalaya’s oldest voter and the first Padma Shri award from the state, was died on 1st February 2014. She was 103.

2nd February

Karnataka won the Ranji Trophy for the first time since 1999 and defeated two time champion Maharashtra at Rajiv Gandhi Stadium, Hyderabad on 2nd February 2014.

H. S. Prannoy and P. V. Sindhu won the men’s and women’s singles title in Manorama Indian Open National ranking badminton tournament on 2nd February 2014.

Aparna Balan and Sikki Reddy won the women’s doubles in Manorama Indian Open National ranking badminton tournament on 2nd February 2014.

Akshay Dewalkar and Pranaav Jerry Chopra won the men’s doubles in Manorama Indian Open National ranking badminton tournament on 2nd February 2014.

3rd February

Janet Yellen is the first woman to lead the Federal Reserve in its 100 years history. She took the oath on 3rd february 2014 as Fed chairman.

The Federation of Motor Sports Clubs of India’s new President is J. Prithviraj and it was announced on 3rd february 2014.

Joshna Chinappa won the WSA tour squash event and defeating Heba Ei Torkey. This is her 8th WSA tour squash event.

4th February

Satya Nadella, new CEO of U. S Software giant Microsoft. He is from Hyderabad.

Renowned Scientist C. N. R. Rao and former Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar was coffered the Bharat Ratna on 4th February 2014.

6th February

Vasil Bilak, a former communist leader of Czechoslovakia, has died on 6th February 2014. He was 96.

Ajay Sharma, head of the smartphone division, Micromax quits from the company.
Wrestling Coach Satvir Singh was suspended by Sports Authority of India (SAI).

7th February

Union Cabinet cleared the Telangana Bill on 7th February 2014. The bill will  be introduced on 11th or 12th February 2014.

The GDP growth for this fiscal year 2013-2014 is 4.9% according to advanced estimates released on 7th February 2014 by central statistics office (CSO).

R. Sridharan was elected as the new president of Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) on 7th February 2014.

Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Textron Systems Corporation on 7th February 2014 for enhancing border security, surveillance and enhancing protection of critical infrastructure.

Nitin Rakesh is the new CEO and President of Software firm Syntel with effect from 21st April 2014.

Kaneswaran Avili was appointed as Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) of SpiceJet  from 1st April 2014.

8th February

Yuki Bhambri won the P. L. Reddy Memorial ATP $50,000 challenger Singles title and defeated Alexander Kudryavtsev. Yuki Bhambri and Michael Venus won the doubles and defeated Sriram Balaji and Blaz Rola.

Anup Sridhar and Tanvi Lad won Men’s and Women’s titles at the Canara Bank all India Senior ranking Badminton Tournment.

9th February

N. Ramachandran is elected as the new President of Indian Olympic Association (IOA) on 9th February 2014.

10th February

Sushil Koirala is the new President of Nepali Congress and he was elected by the PM of Nepal on 10th February 2014.

Vinod Sawhny is the CEO of Reliance Communications. Before joining in RCom, He worked in Bharati Group for more than 10 years.

11th February

E. K. Parthasarathy, industrialist and chairman of Madras Engineering Industries, died on 11th February 2014. He was 77.

Shirley Temple Black, fame as Hollywood child star, died on 11th February 2014. She was 85.

Lakshmi Swaminthan, elected as the President of The Adminstrative Tribunal of the Asian Development Bank (ADB). She is the first Indian to head the Tribunal.

12th February

Moin Khan is appointed as the Head coach of the Pakistan and replacing Australian Dav Whatmore whose 2 year contract expired last month. Moin Khan is the former captain of Pakistan team.

Karnataka, with its innings victory against the rest of India, became the first Ranji Trophy Champion in the last eight seasons to win the Irani Cup.

13th February

Balu Mahendra, National award winning Filmmaker died on 13th February 2014. He was 75.
U. S comedy Pioneer Sid Caesar died and best known for the TV Programme “ Your Show of Shows”. He was 91.

K. Raghu is the new President of institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) and Manoj Fadnis is the Vice-President of ICAI for 2014-15.

14th February

Ecofirst Servuces Limited signs an MOU with Amsterdam ArenA International to provide detailed project reports and design works for Sports infrastructure.

15th February

Rakesh Maria, the head of Maharashtra’s anti terrorism squard, was selected as Mumbai Police Commissioner on 15th February 2014.

Y. S. P. Thorat, the chairman and Forward markets Commission nominee independent director of National Commodity & Derivatives Exchange Ltd had resigned on 15th February 2014.

Tom Finney, great England football player has died and he was 91.

16th February

The Chinese film ‘Bai Ri Yan Huo’ won the golden Bear for best picture at the 64th Berlin international film festival.

Veteran congress leader Parasram Maderna died on 15th February 2014. He was 88.

18th February

Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh N. Kiran Kumar Reddy submitted his resignation to Governor E. S. L. Narasimhan on 18th February 2014.

19th February

President Pranab Mukherjee has been conferred the Rotary international highest Award from Rotary president Ron Burton on 19th February 2014. This is for India’s victory over Polio.

India and Bahrain signed three agreements to expand cooperation in Key areas including trade and business on 19th February 2014.

20th February

Rajya Sabha gave its seal of approval on the Bill for creating Telangana State on 20th February 2014, this is the 29th state of India.

S. Vijay Kumar and Ramya Kannan, reporters of The Hindu won the prestigious The National Laadli Media and Advertising Awards for Gender sensitivity 2012-13.

Yaduvendra Mathur appointed as the chairman and Managing Director of the Exim bank (Export Import Bank of India).

Facebook will buy the fast-growing mobile messaging startup WhatsApp for $19 billion in cash and stock in a landmark deal.

21st February

Archana Bhargava, CMD of United Bank of India, quits from the bank on 21st February 2014.

Nandan Nilekani, chairman of the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) said on 21st February 2014 that he would quit the organization by March end.

22nd February

Matteo Renzi was sworn in as Prime Minister of Italy on 22nd February 2014. He is the youngest Prime Minister of Italy.

Sukumar Rajagopal, Chief Information Officer of IT firm Cognizant, has decided to quit from the company on the end of next month.

23rd February

Jayant Vishnu Narlikar has been choosen for Dr. Y. Nayudamma Memorial Award for the year 2013. The Award would be conferred on 1st March 2014 by former Union Home Secretary K. Padmanabhaiah at Tenali.

Maria Franziska Von Trapp, one of the original members of the Trapp family singers group, died. She was 99.

Oleksandr Turchynov is appointed as Interim President of Ukraine on 23rd February 2014.
24th February

Rafael Nadal won the men’s Rio Open title and defeated Alexandr Dolgopolov.

Kurumi Nara won the women’s Rio Open title and defeated Klara Zakopalova.

Horold Ramis, the American Actor, Writer and Director of Classic Comedy Films, was died on 24th February 2014. He was 69.

25th February
Ibrahim Mahlab is the new Prime Minister of Egypt and he was appointed on 25th February 2014.

26th February

Dinesh K Sarraf is appointed as the new Head of Oil and Natural Gas Corporation on 26th February 2014. and defeated Klara Zakopalova.

27th February

Shankar Mahadevan’s song “Mujhse Hogi Shuruvaat” nominated for Honesty Oscars 2014.

28th February

Janumaddi Hanumath Sastry, Founder secretary of C. P. Brown memeorial library, was died on 28th February 2014. He was 88.

Chandi Prasad Bhatt, Eminent Gandhian and environmentalist, selected for the Gandhi Peace Prize 2013.

Arvind Saxena is the new president and managing director of General Motors for its India Operations with effect from 1st March 2014.

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