Libya’s interim Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thani has handed in his resignation, citing an attempted attack on his family. He is the second Libyan premier to leave the post in as many months.
A statement posted on the Libyan government's website on 13 April 2014 said that interim Prime
A Venezuelan Ernesto Gainza has set a new Guinness record for skydiving using the world's smallest parachute a...
Viktor Orban was re-elected as Prime Minister of Hungary for the second consecutive four-year term. The result...
Renowned novelist and short story writer Unnikrishnan Puthoor has passed away on 02 March 2014. He was 81.
Unnikrishnan Puthoor is a novelist and short story writer of Malayalam from Kerala. He has written several novels and over 200 short stories.
He was awarded Kerala Sahitya Akademi awa
Assam on 4 March 2014 became the first state in India to observe State Child Protection Day. The day was obser...
Sheila Dikshit, the former three-term Chief Minister of Delhi, was appointed the Governor of Kerala. She serve...
The Supreme Court on 15 April 2014 granted legal recognition to transgenders as ‘third gender’ as a mandate of social justice. The apex court ordered the Centre and the states to recognise transgenders as a class apart from male and female.
A bench of Supreme Court comprising Justice
After launching accounts on Facebook and Youtube, the country’s largest lender SBI yesterday took one mo...
The Arunachal capital on 07 April 2014 was put on the country's railway map with the first passenger train of ...
The upgraded solar-powered plane Solar Impulse 2 was unveiled on 13 April 2014 at Payerne Air Force Base of Switzerland.
The solar plane will circumnavigate the world in March 2015.
The solar plane can fly around the world for five consecutive days without using any fuel.
Swiss pilots Andre Bor
Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) on 4 April 2014 launched India’s 2nd regional navigational sat...
The U.S. Department of Commerce's National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has officially launche...
Indian judokas won 12 medals (10 gold, a silver and a bronze medal) at the seventh South Asia Judo Championships held in Kathmandu, Nepal April 2014 to 13 April 2014.
Indian judokas won at the seventh South Asia Judo Championships held in Kathmandu.
In the previous South Asia Judo Champion
The Indian Super League is the name of a new, proposed football league in India by IMG-Reliance (a combo of IM...
India's opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan has been named as one of the Five Cricketers of the Year, for his...
The 61st National Film Awards ceremony is announced on 16 April 2014.
Best Film (Hindi): Jolly LLB
Best Actress: Geetanjali Thapa (Liar’s Dice, Hindi)
Best Actor: Raj Kumar (Shahid, Hindi) & Suraj Venjaramoodu (Terariyathavar, Malayalam)
Supporting Actor (Female) –
The 2014 Pulitzer awards were announced on 14 April 2014 at Columbia University. The Pulitzer Prize is a U.S...
Veteran poet and film lyricist Gulzar has been chosen for the coveted Dadasaheb Phalke Award for 2013, the min...
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
Michelle Bachelet :
Michelle Bachelet was sworn in as President of the Republic of Chile for a second time on 11 March