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  1. Bimal Jalan Committee on New Bank Licenses submitted its report to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI)
  2. Bharat Ratna, was conferred by President on Sachin Tendulkar and Prof CNR Rao (79) at the Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi.
  3. Deputy Governor of RBI, Dr KC Chakrabarty resigned from the office on 20 March 2014 three months ahead of the completion of the term.
  4. Cheteshwar Pujara has been appointed as the brand ambassador of the Gujarat State Election Commission.
  5. President Rule has been imposed on Delhi by the President of India after accepting the resignation Arvind Kejriwal.
  6. Australia replaced India at second position in the Test team rankings of cricket after they defeated South Africa in the third and final Test match.
  7. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on 19 March 2014 extended the 80:20 scheme to import gold to five private banks.
  8. The President Pranab Mukherjee signed the proclamation to impose President Rule in Andhra Pradesh.
  9. The Delhi Metro was awarded the prestigious Gold Standard Foundation (GSF) certification standard for using the energy efficiently.
  10. Cancer foundation YouWeCan of Yuvraj Singh joined hand with an NGO Navbharat Sewa Samiti to roll out a campaign named Cancer Mukt Purvi Dilli.
  11. Yulia Lipnitskaya won a gold medal at the Winter Olympics, Sochi, Russia.
  12. Abhinav Bindra became first person to win three gold medals in an event at Inter-Shoot Tri-series Shooting being held at Hague, Netherlands.
  13. Sushil Koirala was elected as the next Prime Minister of Nepal.
  14. Navy Chief Admiral DK Joshi resigned taking moral responsibility of the accident on INS Sindhuratna.
  15. General Sedki Sobhi has sworn-in as the new Defence Minister and Army Chief of Egypt. He is the successor of Field Marshal Abdel Fattah el-Sisi.
  16. C-130 J Super Hercules aircraft of Indian Air Force crashed in Karoli district of Rajasthan killing five crew members including four officers.
  17. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) extended the timeline for full implementation of the Basel III capital regulations by a year.
  18. The WHO has certified India as a Polio Free country making it one of the 11 countries of South-East Region to be free from polio virus.
  19. The Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) detected a Smartphone Virus called Dendroid.
  20. EPFO on 24 March 2014 announced to provide Universal Account Number (UAN) to its five crore subscribers from 1 October 2014.
  21. Nandan Nilekani resigned as chairman of the Unique Identification Authority of India.
  22. Japanese electronics firm Panasonic announced to pay its employees a pollution premium to workers who are working in China.
  23. Nagaland and Assam are the two states to be issued Plastic Photo Identity Card for elections in India.
  24. Soma Mondal was appointed as the first woman director (commercial) of National Aluminium Company Ltd (NALCO)
  25. Third Nuclear Security Summit was held in The Hague, Netherlands from 24 to 25 March 2014.
  26. Hsieh Su-Wei and Peng Shuai won BNP Paribas Open 2014
  27. Karnataka won the Vijay Hazare Trophy 2013-14 at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata
  28. Novak Djokovic won his fourth Miami Masters crown on 30 March 2014 by defeating Rafael Nadal
  29. Earth Hour observed across the world
  30. World number two air pistol shooter, Heena Sidhu won a silver medal at the ISSF World Cup in Fort Benning, the United States.
  31. Study revealed that smoking ban in public places has resulted in a fall of premature births by 10 percent and childhood asthma attacks.
  32. Jens Stoltenberg was appointed as the Secretary General of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO).
  33. Tata Teleservices limited (TTL) launched new Wi-Fi business in Chennai.
  34. Indian-origin Gopal Rao won UK Twitter Prize.
  35. The acting Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Jet Airways Ravishankar Gopalakrishnan resigned
  36. The book Lal Bahadur Shastri: Lessons in Leadership written by the Pavan Choudary.
  37. Britain’s Royal Mail issued a postage stamp of Noor Inayat Khan, World War II Indian origin heroine.
  38. Bank of India launched Instant Money Transfer (IMT) scheme in Mumbai.
  39. Vandana Foundation has launched AQUATM water vending machine in Mumbai. It will release 1 liter water at a price of 1 rupee.
  40. Govind Mishra to given the Sarawasti honour for year 2013 for his book Dhool Paudho Par. He will be the second person to receive this award.
  41. Carlotta Gall in her new book has claimed that 2008 terror attack on Indian embassy in Kabul was monitored and sanctioned by senior officials of ISI.
  42. Syrian military jet was shot down by Turkey near the Turkish-Syrian border. The jet was shot by Turkish F-16 on violation of the Turkish airspace.
  43. Big Hoss is the World largest TV unveiled for the first time at the Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth.
  44. Nokia launched Nokia’s first Android phone named Nokia X in India.
  45. Sheila Dikshit took oath as Governor of Kerala in Thiruvananthapuram.
  46. The World Longest aircraft has been unveiled in Britain like a giant blimp in Bedfordshire, UK.
  47. Virat Kohli reclaimed the number one position in the ICC Player Rankings for ODI Batsmen by replacing South African ODI captain AB de Villers.
  48. Jordan and Egypt signed MoU with Iraq under which natural gas will be supplied from Iraq to Jordan and Egypt.
  49. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) issued notice to banks to take measures to counter the threat expected to arise from discontinuation of Windows XP.
  50. International Day of Forests was observed by the United Nation on 21 March 2014.
  51. Charkilo named miniature planet with two rings of ice and pebbles was discovered by astronomers between Saturn and Uranus.
  52. Sunil Gavaskar was appointed as the interim president of BCCI board by the Supreme Court
  53. Aditi Khanna became the first women President of Indian Journalists’ Association (IJA) in London.
  54. 2013 biographical film of Milkha Singh titled, Bhaag Milkha Bhaag screened in Saudi Arabia as a part of the seventh Asian Film Festival 2014.
  55. Google signed a deal with Ray-Ban maker Luxottica to make Google Glass spectacles into a stylish consumer product
  56. Rajiv Takru, the Financial Services Secretary has been appointed as the new Revenue Secretary.
  57. Malaysia Airlines MH370 disappeared in the South China Sea.
  58. R.S. Sharma, Chief Secretary of Jharkhand Government inaugurated local office of SEBI at Ranchi, Jharkhand.
  59. India nominated Rani-ki-Vav located in Patan, Gujarat and GHNP in HP for UNESCO’s World Heritage Site Status.
  60. Novak Djokovic won the Indian Wells ATP Tennis Masters by defeating Roger Federer. Women’s singles was won by Flavia Pennetta.
  61. Tomas Halik won the Templeton Prize for 2014
  62. NTPC has approved an investment of 14366.58 crore rupees for its Karanpura thermal power project in Jharkhand.
  63. Sachin Tendulkar has voted as the Cricketer of the Generation by a 50-member by beating Shane Warne and Jacques Kallis.
  64. GK Pillai resigned as Chairman of MCX-SX and will be succeeded by Thomas Mathew T.
  65. Rakesh Sethi is appointed as Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of Allahabad Bank.
  66. Financial Planning Standards Board India (FPSB) appointed retired Justice BN Srikrishna as its Chairman. He has succeeded Dhirendra Swarup.
  67. Government of India (GOI) announced to provide 4500 crore rupees Assistance Package to Bhutan for its 11th Five Year Plan.
  68. Kush Sharma, an Indian-American student won the National Spelling Bee Competition.
  69. Ragala Venkat Rahul won 2 Gold and 1 Silver on the second day of the 16th Asian Youth Weightlifting Championship.
  70. Tamil Nadu men and Railways women won the Federation Cup Volleyball.
  71. Bharti Airtel and  Etisalat signed a pact to set up a multi-service regional network infrastructure node in India
  72. The Punjab Cabinet approved the Backward Class (BC) status for the Jat and Jat Sikhs of the State.
  73. NDMC launched a new health scheme Stri Swasthya Suraksha Yojna for women.
  74. The 64th National Basketball Championship concluded at the Thyagaraj Indoor Stadium in New Delhi.
  75. India and Nepal army has started a joint military exercise Ex-Surya Kiran Drills VI at Saljhandi in Rupandehi district of Nepal.
  76. Assam is the first state in India to celebrate Child Protection Day.
  77. Bill Gates is the World’s top richest Billionaire according to Forbes magazine’s annual World billionaires list
  78. Manoj Vaish took charge as MD & CEO of MCX. Forward Markets Commission approved his appointment which is for a period of 3 years.
  79. Harish Rawat was appointed as the 8th Chief Minister of Uttarakhand.
  80. Karnataka defeated Maharashtra by seven wickets to win Ranji Trophy 2014 at Hyderabad.
  81. Li Na ranked number 2 in the Women’s Tennis Association singles ranking
  82. First Paperless public Library of the World BiblioTech was opened in the USA State of Texas.
  83. M Teresa kho was appointed as Asian Development Bank (ADB)’s new Country Director for India.
  84. Dinesh Sarraf appointed as next Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC)
  85. The largest 130-MW Solar Power Plant of India was launched at Bhagwanpur in Neemuch, Madhya Pradesh.
  86. Union Government and ADB signed an agreement for a 300 million US dollar loan to improve road connectivity along key corridors in Chhattisgarh.
  87. Sun Edison, a solar energy announced to set up a solar park in Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu.
  88. Hamid Ansari released a commemorative postage stamp in the honour of Maulana Hasrat Mohani, who was a freedom fighter and an eminent poet.
  89. Madan Babu, Indian scientist won the Protein Society’s Protein Science Young Investigator Award for 2014 at Cambridge
  90. An Indian-American scientist Sangeeta Bhatia developed a cheap, simple, paper test that can detect cancer.
  91. NTPC signed MoU with BSPGCL and LBCPL to develop a 1320 MW Thermal Power Project at Kajra in Lakhisarai district of Bihar.
  92. A 12 year old boy of Indian Origin Shubham Banerjee developed a low cost Braille Printer.
  93. India successfully test-fired indigenously developed surface-to-air Akash Missile from the ITR launch complex-3 at Chandipur in Odisha coast.
  94. 100 metric tons of radioactive water leaked from a holding tank at Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant.
  95. India called for comprehensive institutional and structural reforms in SAARC.
  96. Khajuraho Dance Festival inaugurated at the Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh.
  97. Book entitled Public Issues Before Parliament written by Vijay Darda was released by the Vice President of India, Hamid Ansari.
  98. G-4 Directors General for UN Affairs met in New Delhi and conducted an Outreach Seminar on UNSC Reform.
  99. China announced a plan to build the longest underwater tunnel of the World.
  100. Justice Mukul Mudgal, former Chief Justice of Punjab & Haryana High Court, was appointed as the chief of the BCCC.
  101. The Mars Orbiter spacecraft, also called Mangalyaan, completed 100 days in space 
  102. China and Taiwan began their first official-level talks since the end of the brutal Chinese civil war in 1949
  103. Konsam Himalaya Singh became the first Lieutenant General in the army from Manipur.
  104. The 17th Round of talks between India and China on the Boundary Issue was held in New Delhi.
  105. Vinod Sawhny appointed as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Reliance Communications.
  106. Jatinder Bir Singh was appointed Chairman and Managing Director of Punjab and Sind Bank (PSB).
  107. R.K.Tiwari was appointed new chairman of Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT)
  108. N Ramachandran was elected President of Indian Olympic Association.
  109. The South Central Railway launched Hyderabad Live Train Enquiry System.
  110. 8th Defence Expo was organized at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi
  111. CSO estimated India’s economic growth in 2013-14 fiscal to be 4.9 percent as compared to the growth rate of 4.5 percent in 2012-13.
  112. Srinivasan was elected as the new Chairman of ICC for a period of 2 years. He will succeed Alan Raymond Isaac.
  113. Sachin Tendulkar and Shane Warne were confirmed to lead for a limited-over match to mark the 200th anniversary of Lords Cricket Ground.
  114. Vishwanath Tripathi has been selected for Vyas Samman for the year 2013.
  115. John Thompson was appointed as the Chairman of Microsoft.
  116. Satya Nadella appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of Internet Giant Microsoft.
  117. India’s first monorail service was inaugurated by the Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj chavan in Mumbai.
  118. Surajkund International crafts Mela began at Surajkund in Faridabad.
  119. Michael Rogers has been nominated to be the Director of the National Security Agency by the US president Barack Obama.
  120. Government announced that economy might have expanded by 4.5 percent in fiscal year 2012-13 as compared to previous estimate of 5 percent.


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