1.New Chief Election Commissioner of India: Hari Shankar Brahma.
2. New ISRO chairman: Alur Selin Kiran Kumar. He
is ISRO’s eighth chairman.
3. Grabar-Kitarovic elected Croatia’s first woman
president. Ms Grabar-Kitarovic is a politically conservative member of the
Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ), which pushed the country towards independence
from the former Yugoslavia in 1991.
and Real Madrid striker Cristiano Ronaldo won the Ballon d’Or world footballer
of the year award for the second year in a row.
inaugural FIFA Player of the Year award went to German midfielder Lothar
Matthaus.The first Ballon d’Or world footballer award
went to Stanley Mathews.
6. Coach of 2014 FIFA world cup winning German
team, Joachim Low won men’s coach of the year.
and Germany midfielder Nadine Kessler was named women’s player of the year.
Colombia’s James Rodriguez won goal of the year.
8 Madhu became the first transgender person to
get elected as Mayor in India. Independent candidate Madhu, won the mayor
election of the Raigarh Municipal Corporation (Chhattisgarh) by defeating BJP
candidate Mahaveer Guruji by a margin of 4,537 votes.
Sri Lankan President: Maithripala Sirisena.
Panagariya appointed as vice chairman of Niti Aayog. BK Debroy and VK Saraswat
as full time members.
President Dilma Rousseff (leftist Worker’s Party) got re-elected. She defeated
Aecio Neves. She has been in power since 2003.
candidate Pritam Munde won in Beed (Maharashtra) with 6.9 lakh majority –
highest ever in the history of Lok Sabha polls.She
has beaten the record of Anil Basu (West Bengal CPM leader).
13.2014 Man Booker Prize winner: Richard Flanagan
(Australia) for “The Narrow Road to the Deep North” novel.
14.Rajiv Mehrishi is the new Economic affairs
secretary. Arvind Subramanian is the next Chief Economic Advisor.
15. Germany beat Pakistan to win the 2014 Champions Trophy hockey tournament in
Sharma scored highest runs in a One day international match. He scored 264 runs
against Sri Lanka at Eden Gardens and broke the record of Virender Sehwag
(219). He is the only player to score two double centuries in one day cricket.
17.BJP leader Manohar Lal Khattar was sworn in as the chief minister of Haryana by
Governor Kaptan Singh Solanki. He is the 10th Chief Minister of Haryana. He
represents Karnal Assembly constutuency.
18.June 21: International Yoga day.
16: World Food Day. The World Food Day theme for 2014 is Family Farming:
“Feeding the world, caring for the earth”. October 16 is the foundation day of
Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations. FAO was
established in 1945.
old Indian child, Harshit Saumitra became the youngest to reach the Everest
Base camp. He broke the record of Aryan Balaji who reached at the age of 7.
21.Rashtriya Eekta Divas (National Unity Day) is
celebrated on- October 31 – Birth anniversary of Sardar VallabhbhaI Patel.
21: Global Iodine Deficiency disorders prevention day.
Naoroji awards given by UK – to those who strenghten relations between UK and
24. Arvind Panagariya took
charge as vice chairman of Niti Aayog.
25.South African batsman AB de
Villiers scored the fastest century and half-century in International One Day cricket.
DLDAV Model School
Pitampura has won National Level QuizOHolic Quizard Inter-school Quiz
Contest under the category of Maximum Students Participation.The online
quiz contest was held by Chifro Studios for students of classes VIII onwards. The
school has been awarded a Trophy along with individual prizes for students.