Abdelaziz Bouteflika won the Presidency for the fourth time consecutively in Algeria on 18 April 2014. He belongs to National Liberation Front party.
He won the presidential election with a huge 81 percent of the vote. In 2008, he won the elections with 90 percent of the vote.
His chief opponent
Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Colombian Nobel laureate and author of the bestselling novel One Hundred Years of ...
Libya’s interim Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thani has handed in his resignation, citing an attempted atta...
Renowned novelist and short story writer Unnikrishnan Puthoor has passed away on 02 March 2014. He was 81.
Assam on 4 March 2014 became the first state in India to observe State Child Protection Day. The day was obser...
World Meteorological Organization (WMO) panel on 4 April 2014 announced that Cherrapunji in India regained the world record for highest rainfall in 48 hours with 2 493 millimeters (98.15 inches).
The previous highest rainfall in Cherrapunji was recorded on 15–16 June 1995.
This rainfall to
The Supreme Court on 15 April 2014 granted legal recognition to transgenders as ‘third gender’ as ...
After launching accounts on Facebook and Youtube, the country’s largest lender SBI yesterday took one mo...
Earth Day observed across the world on 22 April 2014. Earth Day is an annual event, celebrated on April 22, on which events are held worldwide to demonstrate support for environmental protection.
The Earth Day 2014 will focus on green cities and will mobilize million of people to create a sustain
The upgraded solar-powered plane Solar Impulse 2 was unveiled on 13 April 2014 at Payerne Air Force Base of Sw...
Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) on 4 April 2014 launched India’s 2nd regional navigational sat...
Joshna Chinappa won inaugural Richmond Open of Squash at the Country Club of Virginia, US on 19 April 2014.
Chinappa won against Australian Champion Rachael Grinham. Chinappa (ranked 21) scored 11-9, 11-5 and 11-8 in the finals and this was her first win in six meetings over Rachael Grinham (rank
Stanislas Wawrinka on 20 April 2014 won the Monte Carlo Masters Tennis title by defeating former world number ...
Indian judokas won 12 medals (10 gold, a silver and a bronze medal) at the seventh South Asia Judo Championshi...
Veteran vocalist Mathangi Sathyamoorthy has won 2014 M S. Subbulakshmi award, instituted by the M.S. Subbulakshmi Foundation and the Varkala-based Sreekrishna Natya Sangeetha Academy.
The award, instituted since 2005 in memory of the renowned vocalist M S Subbalakshmi, carries a purse of Rs
44th Kerala State Film Awards 2013 announced. The Kerala State Film Awards are the film awards for a mot...
The 61st National Film Awards ceremony is announced on 16 April 2014.
Best Film (Hindi): Jolly LLB
Garcia Marquez :
Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Colombian Nobel laureate and author of the bestselling novel One Hundr
Vijay Seshadri :
India-born poet Vijay Seshadri has won the prestigious 2014 Pulitzer Prize in the poetry category
Sunil Gavaskar :
Supreme Court of India, on 28th March 2014 has appointed Gavaskar as 'interim working President' o
Khushwant Singh :
Noted author and journalist Khushwant Singh died in New Delhi on 20 March 2014 at the age of 99.
Tomas Halik :
Tomas Halik, a Roman Catholic priest won the 2014 Templeton Prize.
Tomas Halik born June