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Deadliest mountaineering accident in form of avalanche on Mount Everest has killed about 12 Nepalese Sherpa guides.
Indian-American hotelier Sant Singh Chatwal on 18 April 2014 pleaded guilty at a US court for violating federal election laws by using straw donors.
Amadeus-Oxford Economics report titled Shaping the Future of Travel was released on 2 April 2014.
A giant torch was unveiled on 17 April 2014 in honour of Indian spiritual leader Chinmoy Kumar Ghose in New York, USA.
Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Nobel laureate died at the age of 87 in Mexico
The world on 18 April 2014 observed the World Heritage Day. Theme for the year is Heritage of Commemoration.
Randstad Awards 2014 was announced encourage best practices for talent attraction and to identify the best Employer Brand in the country.
A new robot called Borewell Robot was developed by M.Manigandan to rescue kids who fall into borewells.
Archie Comics has declared that the famous comic character Archie will die in the July 2014 issue after ruling the comics market for 73 year.
Randstad India Country released a report on 17 April 2014 based on the survey of employed workforce in India.
South Korean ferry carrying 459 passengers and crew drowned on 16 April 2014 off the south of the Korean Peninsula.
Admiral RK Dhowan took over as 22nd Chief of Indian Navy. He is a successor of Admiral DK Joshi, who was the 1st Defence forces chief to resign in India.
Ship of Theseus was selected as best feature film and Bhaag Milkha Bhaag was named as the best popular film in the National Film Awards.
India accounted for more than one-third of the temporary workers of non-immigrants in the US in 2012.
PC Parakh book entitled, Crusader or Conspirator? Coalgate and other Truths was released in New Delhi.
Portal, RAILSAVER was inaugurated by the Indian Railways with an aim to improve energy efficiency in Indian Railways.
Economic Affairs Secretary Arvind Mayaram has been designated as new Finance Secretary by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC).
Trends in world military expenditure 2013 report of SIPRI says that world's military expenditure has declined. The report has placed India ninth.
India-born poet Vijay Seshadri won the prestigious 2014 Pulitzer Prize in the poetry category for his collection of poems entitled 3 Sections.
Justice G Rohini appointed as the next Chief Justice of Delhi High Court. She will be the first women Chief Justice in the Delhi High Court.
President of India conferred Sangeet Natak Akademi Fellowships and Sangeet Natak Akademi Award for the year 2013 at the Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi.
A book entitled The Accidental Prime Minister: the making and unmaking of Manmohan Singh written by Sanjaya Baru was released.
Earthquake of magnitude 8.3 on Richter Scale struck Solomon Islands on 13 April 2014.
Ratan Tata on 10 April 2014 received the Knight Grand Cross (GBE) award by UK Government.
The Union Ministry announced on 12 April 2014 that legendary poet Gulzar was selected for the Dadasaheb Phalke Award 2013
Novelist Sue Townsend on 11 April 2014 died after a short illness
President of India on 11 April 2014 appointed Justice Rajendra Mal Lodha as Next Chief Justice of India.
Stuart Parkin won Millennium Technology Prize 2014
Gulabi Gang documentary based on the life of an activist Sampat Devi will be screened at the 14th New York Indian Film Festival.
Ratan Tata on 10 April 2014 was appointed as a member of the Board of Boao Forum for Asia (BFA)
A Dutch priest Frans Van der Lugt was shot dead on 7 April 2014 in Homs by a gunman. He was 70.