India has been re-elected to the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) for the period of 2015 to 2017.
India was competing in the Asia-Pacific group in which four seats were up for election.
India was re-elected after it received the highest, 162 votes in the election that was held in the
Joko Widodo Is Sworn in 20 october 2014 as Indonesia’s seventh president.
Widodo emerged as the winn...
Yemen President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi named Khaled Mahafoudh Bahah as prime minister on 13 September 2014.
The Congress' Prithviraj Chavan has resigned as Maharashtra chief minister after his government was reduced to a minority with the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) withdrawing support.
NCP withdrew its support from Congress on 25 September 2014 on the issue of Seat sharing for Vidhan Sabha electi
Rajasthan High Court on 10 September 2014 ordered to stop discrimination on the basis of caste in cremation at...
Karnataka became the first State in the country to launch a Health Adalat on 2 Sepetember 2014 to address heal...
BJP Legislative Party leaders on 21 October 2014 chose Manohar Lal Khattar to be the next Chief Minister of the state.
He is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party, and a former RSS pracharak.
The 60-year-old MLA from Karnal, Khattar is a first time legislator. BJP has been pushing for a non-Jat
Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) won the state assembly elections of Haryana, which were held on 15 October 2014....
Government of India has launched a new air quality index to help citizens understand complex pollution data an...
India on 17 October 2014 successfully test fired its first long range subsonic cruise missile from the Integrated Test Range at Chandipur in Orissa.
Nirbhay (which means fearless) is very manoeuvrable and can fly at tree-top level, making it difficult to detect on radar, and strikes targets more
Science and Technology Minister Dr Jitendra Singh on 7 October 2014 launched Broad Spectrum Confocal Microscop...
A 36-year-old Swedish woman has become the first in the world to give birth from a transplanted womb, after de...
India on 19 October 2014 successfully defended its Sultan of Johor Cup (SOJC) Under-21 Hockey title at Taman Daya Hockey Stadium, Johor Bohru, Malaysia.
In the finals, Indian team defeated Great Britain, 2-1.
With this win, India became the first team to win the title twice since the inc
Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment Thawar Chand Gehlot on 13 Septembet 2014 announced that a multi-spo...
Ajay Jayaram became the first Indian to win badminton Grand Prix tournament under the new 11x5 scoring syste...
Congolese gynaecologist Denis Mukwege on 21 October 2014 won the prestigious Sakharov human rights prize 2014.
He was awarded for his efforts in helping thousands of gang rape victims in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Parliament president Martin Schulz announced the award for Mukwege, who has
Pakistani teenager and Noble Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai has been conferred with the Liberty Medal, ...
The UK government announced on 17 October 2014 the inaugural Dadabhai Naoroji Awards to honour individuals who...
Richard Flanagan :
Richard Flanagan on 14 October 2014 won Man Booker Prize for his wartime novel The Narrow Road to
Edward Joseph Snowden :
Edward Joseph is an American computer professional who leaked classified information from
Marin Cilic :
Marin Cilic on 8 September 2014 won the Men’s Singles title of the US Open of Tennis.
M S Swaminathan :
Faisalabad Agriculture University conferred M S Swaminathan with honorary degree. University of Ag
Lt. General Dalbir Singh Suhag :
Lt. General Dalbir Singh Suhag took over as Chief of Army Staff on 31 July 2014.
General Singh wa