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Parliament of Australia on 19 October 2014 lifted ban on facial coverings including burqas and niqabs in Public areas.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) on 20 October 2014 declared Nigeria as Ebola free country.
Chief Executive officer (CEO) of Total Christophe de Margerie on 21 October 2014 died in Moscow plane crash.
The Police Commemoration Day was observed in New Delhi with Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh as chief quest.
Malala Yousafzai was conferred with the 2014 Liberty Medal at the National Constitution Centre in Philadelphia.
Uttarakhand Cabinet approved blue print for reconstruction work around Kedarnath temple and adjoining areas.
International Stammering Awareness Day (ISAD) was observed with theme we speak with one voice.
The first border haat facility on zero line on the Indo-Bangla international border at Srinagar in South Tripura district was inaugurated.
Congolese gynecologist Denis Mukwege Mukengere on 21 October 2014 won the prestigious Sakharov human rights prize.
Indian-American Anita M Singh on 21 October 2014 was appointed as Chief of Staff and Counselor in the National Security Division (NSD) of the US Justice Department.
Union Government ordered merger of National Spot Exchange Ltd with its holding company Financial Technologies India Ltd.
Google in the third week of October 2014 announced changes to its search engine in an attempt to curb online piracy and highlight legal sites.
India and Nepal signed a Power Trade Agreement (PTA) that allows the exchange of electricity between the two countries.
Mayank Ashar on 21 October 2014 was appointed as the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Cairn India.
Tihar Jail Authority set up an e-library for women inmates in Tihar jail.
Union Government on 20 October 2014 constituted Vishwanathan committee to provide Bankruptcy code for small and medium enterprises (SMEs).
Nobel Prizes 2014 was announced by the Nobel Assembly from 6 October to 13 October 2014.
India re-elected to the UNHRC for the period of 2015 to 2017 in the election that was held in the UN General Assembly in New York.
Terry Walsh, the chief coach of Indian men’s hockey team resigned from his post because of a pay dispute with the Sports Authority of India (SAI).
British actress and presenter Lynda Bellingham on 19 October 2014 died in London because of colon Cancer.
Global Iodine Deficiency Disorders (GIDD) Prevention Day observed across the World.
Pakistan-BGA challenged Geographical Indication (GI) tag of basmati rice to Madhya Pradesh in IPAB.
BCCI decided to initiate legal proceedings against WICB and suspend all bilateral tours for abrupt cancellation of their tour to India.
The UK government on 17 October 2014 announced the inaugural Dadabhai Naoroji Awards to honour individuals who have worked to strengthen the UK-India relationship over the years.
The US has tightened its guidelines for health workers who are treating patients with Ebola virus, calling for new competency training.
Indian batsman Virat Kohli on 19 October 2014 claimed number two slot in the International Cricket Council (ICC) rankings.
Iconic fashion designer Oscar de la Renta died on 20 October 2014 at Kent, Connecticut.
Union government de-regulated the price of diesel and hiked in domestically produced natural gas.
Indo Bangladesh Joint Rafting Expedition was conducted on the Siyom River in West Siang district of Arunachal Pradesh from 1 October to 3 October 2014.
India and China have agreed to step up engagements between their militaries by setting up hotlines between the Army headquarters.