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Vanita Gupta Indian-American attorney appointed temporary head of Department of Justice’s civil rights division.
Tropical Storm Trudy struck Mexico and claimed life of six people. It prompted evacuations and stranded 16 communities.
Five year old Indian boy Harshit Saumitra on 19 October 2014 became the youngest person to reach the Everest Base Camp (EBC).
The biggest electronics trade exhibition of Japan CEATEC concluded on 11 October 2014 at Makuhari Messe International convention complex in Chiba prefecture of Japan.
Britain’s Treason Act of 1351 would be used to charge citizens who prefer to fight with ISIS insurgents in Iraq and Syria.
Time on 13 October 2014 released its annual list of The 25 Most Influential Teens of 2014.
The RBI governor Dr. Raghuram Rajan was conferred with Euromoney’s Central Bank Governor of the Year Award 2014 in Washington.
Union Urban Development Ministry appointed PSN Rao as the new Chairman of the Delhi Urban Art Commission. He succeeds Raj Rewal.
Indian-origin Singaporean poet and writer KTM Iqbal will be awarded Cultural Medallion, the country's highest cultural award by the President.
Cairo International conference was held to raise the fund for reconstruction of Gaza Strip.
ACC approved appointed of Rajiv Mehrishi as the Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs in the Ministry of Finance in place of Arvind Mayaram.
International Day for the Eradication of Poverty observed across the world to promote people’s awareness on the need to eradicate poverty worldwide.
President Pranab Mukherjee visited Norway.
Indian scientist Dr Sanjaya Rajaram on 16 October 2014 received the World Food Prize 2014.
World Food Day was observed across the world on 16 October 2014.
US-based economist Arvind Subramanian appointed as Chief Economic Advisor in the Union Finance Ministry for a period of three years on contract basis.
Well-known Telugu writer and former radio artiste Turaga Janaki Rani died on 15 October 2014,
ISRO’s most awaited project of 2014, GSLV Mark-III will be launched within next 45 days. The announcement was made by ISRO Chairman K Radhakrishnan.
A terminally ill boy Sadiq became Hyderabad Police Commissioner for a day. His dream was fulfilled by Hyderabad Police Commissioner Mahender Reddy.
The Harbin Ice Festival will be held from 1 November 2014 to 10 November 2014 in Hong Kong.
Novel of Australian author Richard Flanagan, The Narrow Road to the Deep North won the 2014 Booker Prize.
Final Test: Exit Sachin Tendulkar authored by Dilip D’Souza was released. The book is a close scrutiny of Tendulkar’s last Test played at the Wankhede.
The Vice President of India released a book entitled Untold Story of the Indian Public Sector.
Global Handwashing Day observed across the world on 15 October 2014 with theme Clean Hands Save Lives.
Gautham Roy on 14 October 2014 was appointed as the new Managing Director of CPCL.
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.
2014 Global Hunger Index- The challenge of hidden hunger.
All India National Unity Council on 11 October 2014 honoured poet-diplomat Abhay K with Asia-Pacific Excellence Award