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TVS chairman Venu Srinivasan conferred the title of Honorary Citizen of Busan for his efforts to enhance friendship and cooperation between India and Korea.
US released three Cuban spies of Wasp Network
Anti Terrorism Court (ATC) in Pakistan bailed to Zaki ur Rehman Lakhvi, one of the main accused in the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks.
Senior Telugu sports journalist Maddineni Babu Rao passed away on 17 December 2014 at Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh following a cardiac problem.
Virna Lisi, an acclaimed Italian actress died at the age of 78. Often known as the Italian Marilyn Monroe, Lisi is now survived by a son, Corrado Pesci.
Minorities Rights Day was observed across the world to create awareness on rights of minorities.
Indian-American Amit Priyavadan Mehta was on 17 December 2014 appointed as a federal judge in the district of Columbia by the US Senate.
Druzhba-Dosti is term used for vision statement of India and Russia released during the 15th Indo – Russia Annual Summit held in New Delhi.
Defence Ministry approved proposals of 4444 crore rupees, including the purchase of four helicopters for survey vessels for the navy.
Tashi and Nungshi became world’s 1st twins to climb the highest peaks on seven continents. They did this under Mission 2 for 7.
The head of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Rajiv Raj Shah on 17 December 2014 resigned from his position.
Reverend Libby Lane was on 17 December 2014 appointed as the first female bishop of the Church of England. She will become the new Bishop of Stockport.
The Marathi film Kapus Kondyachi Goshta nominated in the best picture category of the 87th Academy Awards, Oscars.
Victory Day was celebrated in Bangladesh on the anniversary of Bangladesh victory over the Pakistan forces in 1971 War of Liberation.
Vijay Diwas was observed across the country remembering martyrs, who laid down their lives during Indo-Pak War of 1971.
Pro-democracy activist of China Xu Youyu won Olof Palme human rights prize of Sweden and it was announced by the Olof Palme Memorial Fund.
He was nominated for the films Million Dollar Arm, The Hundred-Foot Journey and Indian film Kochadaiiyaan.
The World Health Organisation on 10 December 2014 released the Global status report on violence prevention 2014 to describe the state of the problem of interpersonal violence worldwide.
Dineshwar Sharma, Special Director in the Intelligence Bureau, appointed as the Director of the Intelligence Bureau (IB).
Veteran journalist-turned-diplomat Maleeha Lodhi was on 15 December 2014 appointed as 16th Pakistan Ambassador to the United Nations (UN).
Vivek Hallegere Murthy was on 15 December 2014 appointed as the 19th Surgeon General of America. He will be the first Indian-American to hold the post.
Fortune 500 List of Indian companies 2014 was released by the Fortune Magazine.
World Diamond Conference was held in New Delhi.
The two categories are Best Picture and Best Original Score.
The National Energy Conservation Day was celebrated every year in India by the Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE).
She is the first Indian amputee and first female amputee to climb Mount Everest.
He completed his 20 years in the office on 12 December 2014.
Miss South Africa Rolene Strauss crowned Miss World 2014 at the pageant's final in London. 2013 winner Megan Young of the Philippines crowned Strauss.
She was honoured with a special award at the Miss World 2014 ceremony in London.
Nation remembered and paid homage to martyrs of Parliament attack on 13th anniversary of Parliament attack.