Malala Yousafzai was conferred with the 2014 Liberty Medal at the National Constitution Centre in Philadelphia.
Congolese gynecologist Denis Mukwege Mukengere on 21 October 2014 won the prestigious Sakharov human rights prize.
Nobel Prizes 2014 was announced by the Nobel Assembly from 6 October to 13 October 2014.
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 RBI governor Dr. Raghuram Rajan was conferred with Euromoney’s Central Bank Governor of the Year Award 2014 in Washington.
Indian-origin Singaporean poet and writer KTM Iqbal will be awarded Cultural Medallion, the country's highest cultural award by the President.
Indian scientist Dr Sanjaya Rajaram on 16 October 2014 received the World Food Prize 2014.
Richard Flanagan won Man Booker Prize for his wartime novel The Narrow Road to the Deep North. The prize was presented to him by The Duchess of Cornwall.
Indian Railways on 10 October 2014 celebrated its 59th Annual Railway National Awards.
All India National Unity Council on 11 October 2014 honoured poet-diplomat Abhay K with Asia-Pacific Excellence Award
Noted lyricist Sameer was honoured with the National Kishore Kumar Award for 2012-13 at the legendary singer's birth place Khandwa in Madhya Pradesh.
French economist Jean Tirole on 13 October 2014 won the 2014 Nobel Prize for Economics.
Alfonso Cuaron, the Academy Award winning Mexican Director, to be honoured by Museum of Modern Art.
Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi on 10 0ctober 2014 won the Nobel Peace Prize 2014.
French historical author Patrick Modiano on 9 October 2014 won the 2014 Nobel Prize for literature.
Eric Betzig, Stefan W Hell and William E. Moerner on 8 October 2014 won the 2014 Nobel Prize for Chemistry.
Anoop Jain on 8 October 2014 won 2014 Waislitz Global Citizen Award.
Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg was bestowed an honorary knighthood from Queen Elizabeth II.
The President of India presented the Lal Bahadur Shastri National Award 2014 to Dr Apathukatha Sivathanu Pillai.
Isamu Akasaki, Hiroshi Amano and Shuji Nakamura on 7 October 2014 won the 2014 Nobel Prize for Physics.
Saiyid Hamid was conferred with Sir Ross Masood Lifetime Achievement Award 2014 on 30 September 2014.
The Nobel Assembly on 6 October 2014 decided to award the 2014 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine to John O´Keefe, May-Britt Moser and Edvard I. Moser.
Shah Rukh Khan received Global Diversity Award 2014 at the Britain’s House of Commons for his outstanding achievements in the field of cinema.
CSIR announced the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Awards 2014 during its 72nd Foundation day celebrations for 10 scientists in recognition of their work.
Sukinda Chromite Mine of the Tata Steel in Odisha on 24 September 2014 won the Asian Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Leadership Award
Former U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden and Alan Rusbridger, editor of The Guardian on 24 September 2014 won Right Livelihood Award.
Cricketers Sachin Tendulkar and Steve Waugh of Australia were selected as Bradman Honouree 2014.
MT Vasudevan Nair was selected for the JC Daniel Award for lifetime achievement for the year 2013.
Geethu Mohandas’s Hindi-language feature film Liar's Dice on 23 September 2014 was selected for India’s official entry in the 2015 Oscars Awards
The renowned Hindi author Govind Mishra was conferred the Saraswati Samman for his novel Dhool Paudhon Par that was published in 2008.