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==May 2014==
Smt. Anjali PrasadAmbassador/Permanent Representative of India to the World Trade Organization
Mr. Justice M.B. Shah chairman of SIT constituted to implement the decision of the Hon’ble Supreme Court on large amounts of money stashed abroad by evading taxes or generated through unlawful activities.
Ms. Poorna Malavath created a record of the youngest female ever in the world to reach the world’s highest peak, at the age of 13 years and 11 months
Mrs. Sumitra Mahajan speaker lok sabha
Shri Arun Jaitley has been appointed as India’s Governor on the Board of Governors of ADB
Abhijit Guhamember UN expert Panel on peacekeeping
==June 2014==
ESL NarasimhanFirst Governor of Telangana
Anand MahindraPrestigious Harvard Medal
Sukumari BhattacharjiSanskrit Scholar died recently
Dr. P. K. MishraAppointed Additional Principal Secretary to PM
Pratishtha Khannaamong ten young adults selected by the White House as "Champions of Change" for their exemplary leadership in their communities
Sanjaya RajaramWorld food Price 2014
Kedarnath SinghGyanpeeth Prize 2013
K Rathnamappointed Amul MD
Vishal SikkaNew head of Infosys
Gerry GoffinSongwriter of 60s 70s died
Salman RushdiePen Pinter prize for his outstanding literary output , he has also recipient of booker prize
==July 2014==
Granville AustinWas awarded padma Shri in 2011, was a renowned scholer of Indian Constitution and Constituent Assembly, gave insightful and balanced account of Constituent Assembly, his writtings have sometimes been cited by Indian Supreme Court
Salman RushdiePen Pinter prize for his outstanding literary output , he has also recipient of booker prize
Nadine GordimerWon Booker Prize in 1974, choose apartheid as her subject, left no quarter of S. Africa society. Recently died
Pinki JangraIndian Boxer
==Aug 2014==
Dr Manjul Bhargav & Subhash KhotFields Medal (Mathematics)
P. SathasivamFirst CJI to become governor
==Sept 2014==
Jitu Raifrom nepal, won Gold medal for India in 50m air pistol
==Oct 2014==
Richard FlanaganWon Man Booker Prize for "Narrow Road to the Deep North" : A story of Asutralian Doctor haunted by his experience as a PoW in Burma during WW-2
Kailash SatyarthiNobel Peace Price Joint Winner with Malala Yousafzai. Had worked for librating child from bondage and child labour. He also contributed for providing education for working children
Jean TiroleFrench Economist, won nobel for policy formulation for regulating monopolies
Patrick ModianoNobel in literature. Is a french author , whose writings are mostly stemmed from the complexities of his childhood.
Sanjaya RajaramWorld food prize for his contribution to global wheat production
==Feb 2015==
Rajinder PuriCartoonist
Jim Yong KimPresident - World Bank
==April 2015==
Raja Rajeswari first India-born woman to be appointed as Judge in the New York City
Yashwant Sinhahonoured with Officer of the Legion of Honour, the highest French civilian distinction

Books and Authors

JK RowlingThe silkworm
GuljarGreen Poems
Mahesh ManzarManzar Dar Manzar – The Essence of my Spirit
Mary KomUnbreakable
Wendy DonigerThe hindus: An Alternative History
Sameer KoccharModinomics
Sanjaya BaruThe Accidental prime Minister
T.V. PaulWarrior State : Pakistan in the Contemporary World
Vinod Rai, Ex CAGNot just a accountant
Daman Singh Strictly Personal: Manmohan Singh & Gursharan
Jaswant SinghIndia at Risk
PC ParekhCrusader or Conspirator?Coalgate & other truths
Anirudh BhattacharyaThe Candidate
Sachin TendulkarPlaying it my way
Neel MukherjeeThe Lives of others
Yashwardhan ShuklaGod of Antarctica
Dr. Narendra JadhavAmbedkar: Awakening India's Social conscience
Makarand R ParanjapeThe Death & afterlife of Mahatma Gandhi

From Sports

Para-swimmer Sharath Gayakwad broke the 28-year old record of P T Usha of winning the most medals at a multi-discipline event by an Indian. He achieved this feat at Asian Para Games in South Korea.

Dipa Karmakar became the first Indian woman gymnast to win a medal at the Commonwealth Games. She bagged a bronze in the vault event.

Sim Bhullar became the first basketball player of Indian origin to join the National Basketball Association (NBA).

Heena Sindhu, the Indian shooter clinched the World’s Number One spot in 10 meters air pistol event.