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Ice Bucket Challenge: Ice Bucket Challenge is in news as it has been started to raise awareness and funds for ALS disease.
Tata Value Homes + Snapdeal: Tata Value Homes tied up with e-commerce major Snapdeal on 26 August 2014 to sell houses online through the online marketplace model.
Shah Rukh Khan: Shah Rukh Khan on 27 August 2014 became the Ambassador of Turn Back Crime campaign of Interpol.
Recep Tayyip Erdogan: Recep Tayyip Erdogan was sworn in on 28 August 2014 as 12th President of Turkey.
Delhi Government New Law: The Delhi Government on 28 August 2014 made it mandatory for women riding a two-wheeler to wear helmets in Delhi NCR region.
Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 28 August 2014 launched Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana.
Gods of Antarctica: Delhi-based 13 year old school boy Yashwardhan Shukla authored a novel, Gods of Antarctica.
National Sports Day: National Sports Day was celebrated on the 29 August throughout the country.
Omari Mosque: Centuries old Omari Mosque in Jabaliya in Gaza was in news recently due to its destruction in ongoing Israel-Gaza conflict.
Loan Agreements with World Bank: India signed Loan Agreements with World Bank for IDA assistance Mizoram State Roads Project.
Harry Belafonte: US actor and singer Harry Belafonte was named for honorary Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Oscar Award on 29 August 2014.
Bipan Chandra: Noted historian Bipan Chandra died on 30 August 2014 at his residence in Gurgaon after prolonged illness. He was 86.
SEBI Guidelines: The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) on 30 August 2014 allowed sharing of Know-your-Client details with entities regulated by other financial sector watchdogs.
Yohann Diniz: Yohann Diniz of France broke the 50-km Walk World Record at the European Athletics Championship held in Zurich, Switzerland.
Kabaddi League Title: Abhisek Bachchan owned Jaipur Pink Panther won the inaugural title of the Pro Kabaddi League by defeating U Mumba 35-24 in Mumbai.
Anita Wlodarczyk: Anita Wlodarczyk of Poland on 31 August 2014 set world record in the womens hammer throw at the ISTAF at Berlin's Olympic stadium in Germany.
A Nageswara Rao: A Nageswara Rao became first Indian actor to be honoured by US post service.
Carolina Marin: Carolina Marin on 31 August 2014 became the first Spaniard to win World Badminton Championship.
Zimbabwe Cricket Team: Zimbabwe for the first time in 31 years defeated Australia in the one-day match played at the Harare Sports Club.
Abdullah al-Thinni: Libyan parliament reappointed Abdullah al-Thinni as the Prime Minister on 1 September 2014 as the government lost control over the ministries in Tripoli which had been taken over by armed groups.
Vijay Mallya: United Bank of India on 1 September 2014 declared debt-ridden Kingfisher Airlines and its owner Vijay Mallya as wilful defaulters.
Timeline to process loans: To expedite credit decisions, RBI asked banks to set a timeline to process loans. However, RBI didn’t set any particular time frame for it.
Manpreet Singh: Hockey Player Manpreet Singh on 31 August 2014 named Junior Men Player of the Year by Asian Hockey Federation.
Women directors in IIT council: Tessy Thomas and V. Ravindranath on 1 September 2014 became first Women directors in IIT council.
Raul Khajimba: The presidential midterm election of Abkhazia was held on 24 August 2014. Raul Khajimba won the presidential election.
World’s first digital currency: Ecuador on 29 August 2014 unveiled plans to issue world’s first digital currency. The currency will be issued by Central Bank of Ecuador.
Norman Gordon: The world`s oldest test cricketer Norman Gordon died in Johannesburg on 2 September 2014. He was 103. He was a former South African international fast bowler.
Vinod Mehta: Vinod Mehta, eminent journalist and Editorial Chairman of Outlook group, was selected for G K Reddy Memorial Award 2014.
Health Adalat: Karnataka became the first State to launch a Health Adalat in Gulbarga, Karnataka.
Global competitiveness: India slipped to 71st position out of 144 countries by losing 11 places in the global competitiveness list of Geneva-based World Economic Forum (WEF).
42nd Chief Justice of India: President Pranab Mukherjee on 3 September 2014 cleared the appointment of Justice Handyala Lakshminarayanaswamy Dattu as the 42nd Chief Justice of India.
P Sathasivam: P Sathasivam appointed as the new Governor of Kerala. His appointment came after President accepted resignation of Sheila Dikshit from her office.