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In Pictures : Best Of India In 2014

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I t' s 68 years since we gained Independence and there' s no looking back for us now. This year we gained a lot along with a few formidable losses but in the end what matters is the best in us. I bring to you the collection of India' s giant steps towards the supremacy.

1. Mars Orbiter Mission

1. Mars Orbiter Mission

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First attempt and it's bang on target. India became the first country to reach mars on it's very first attempt. Well Done ISRO!

2. Narendra Modi became India's 15th Prime Minister

2. Narendra Modi became India's 15th Prime Minister
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Well, not to hurt any political sentiments, Mr. Narendra Modi, a 64 year old Indian politician was first of it's kind who made India's youth to wait more eagerly for May 16th than they would wait for February 14th.

3. Transgender recognised as third gender

3. Transgender recognised as third gender
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The hon'able Supreme Court of India said, "It is the right of every human being to choose their gender" granting rights to those who identify themselves as neither male nor female.

4. Telangana, 29th state of the country

4. Telangana, 29th state of the country
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India, wholeheartedly welcomes Telangana, a new member in it's family and we celebrate June 2nd as its birthday!

5. Mumbai Monorail

5. Mumbai Monorail
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Owned by Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority, Mumbai Monorail began its operation on February 2nd carrying almost 125,000 passengers daily on a route of 19.54 kilometers(single trip) between Wadala Depot and Chembur for in 1.4 hours.

6. Kailash Satyarthi - The Nobel Prize Winner

6. Kailash Satyarthi - The Nobel Prize Winner
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An Indian children's rights advocate and an activist against child labour, got recognised for his work and was awarded Nobel Peace Prize of 2014 which he shared with Malala Yousafzai.

7. Swacch Bharat Abhiyaan

7. Swacch Bharat Abhiyaan
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With an aim of bringing Bapu's dream to reality, a clean India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi officially launched the mission on Mahatma Gandhi's birthday where he himself wielded broom and cleaned a road.

8. Indian Super League

8. Indian Super League
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"Come on India, Let's Football". Breaking the bars and becoming an instant hit was all it did. It became the 3rd most popular football league across the world in very first year of it's launch leaving behind giants like Bundesliga and Serie A in it's viewership and being only behind English Premier League and Liga BBVA.

9. Gold medal in Kabaddi at Asian Games

9. Gold medal in Kabaddi at Asian Games
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Though many more medals came but this one was the best and proved that it's not in any country's caliber to get better of India in the sport in which it has won 22 final matches in 4 major tournaments over last 29 years.

10. 1000 weeks for DDLJ!!!

10. 1000 weeks for DDLJ!!!
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This all time blockbuster shattered all records and made some untouchable ones too. The love story of Raj Malhotra and Simran Kaur found a new meaning when Yash Raj films decided to release a new trailer for 19 year old movie, celebrating 1000 weeks of the release.

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