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Rajiv Mehrishi took charge as Union Finance Secretary under the Union Ministry of Finance.
All India Radio News Services Division on 29 October 2014 launched free SMS service in four more languages to provide news updates to people.
Lokesh Chandra appointed as chairman of India Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR).
Former Chairman of Union Carbide Corporation Warren M Anderson who was blamed for the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy died. He was 92.
The Antares, an unmanned two-stage cargo rocket carrying supplies to the International Space Station (ISS) exploded just seconds after the launch
Rashtriya Ekta Diwas was observed on 31 October to commemorate the 139th birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.
The novel Half Girlfriend authored by Chetan Bhagat was released on 1 October 2014.
Vice President of Zambia Guy Scott was appointed as acting President by the Zambia government.
President of Zambia Michael Sata was died in London.
Malala Yousafzai, Indira Ranamagar and John Wood won the 2014 World’s Children Prize on 29 October 2014 at a ceremony in Mariestad near Stockholm.
Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Galway Kinnell died on 29 October 2014 in Vermont after battling leukaemia.
The Festival of India, year-long festival was inaugurated in Tokyo, Japan.
Masayoshi son was recently in news because he announced the biggest ever investment in the India.
United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) released a report titled Children of the Recession: The impact of the economic crisis on child well-being in rich countries.
Sir Nicholas Winton was honoured Czech Republic’s Order of the White Lion at the age of 105 by the President of Czech, Milos Zeman.
World Polio Day observed across the world was observed to create awareness about the hazards of the crippling disease.
Prasar Bharati CEO Jawhar Sircar on 28 October 2014 was elected Vice-President (VP) of Asia Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) in Macau.
Chief Executive Officer of ING Vysya Bank Shailendra Bhandari on 28 October 2014 resigned from his post.
Google on 28 October 2014 celebrated the 100th birthday of Dr Jonas Salk with a doodle on its homepage.
Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan was recently in news as he was summoned by a US Federal Court in Los Angeles on 28 October 2014.
International Internet Day was observed globally on 29 October 2014 to mark the anniversary of the first usage of the Internet to send a message electronically in 1969.
Surya Prakash was appointed as the Chairman of Prasar Bharti Board for a term of three years.
Biography of Allama Muhammad Iqbal was released in October 2014.
The Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes for the year 2014 was announced on 20 October 2014.
Sudhir Maheshwari on 28 October 2014 announced to resign from ArcelorMittal.
President Pranab Mukhejee received first copy of book Tulsi Smriti Granth on Acharya Tulsi. The book was formally released by Dr. Karan Singh.
Manjul Bhargava was recently in news because he won the Fields Medal awards for the year 2014.
Sandeep Saxena was appointed as new Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) of Tamil Nadu on 27 October 2014.
President Pranab Mukherjee on 25 October 2014 released a commemorative postage stamp on Sri Lankan Buddhist monk Anagarika Dharmapala.
Declassified files of National Archives claimed that ACN Nambiar, a deputy of Subash Chandra Bose and friend of Jawaharlal Nehru was a Soviet Spy.