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12th November - A Day in the life of India

On this Day 12th November if you have your Birthday, then you share your Birthday with Bollywood's most renowned villain 'Gabbar Singh' or Amjad Khan Sahab. Let's learn about the importance of this Day in the history of India, Birthdays on 12th November and Deaths if any.Festivals/ObservationsGuru Nanak's Birthday 
Birthdays on 11th November1940 – Amjad Khan was an Indian actor and director. He worked in over 130 films in a career spanning nearly twenty years. He enjoyed popularity for villainous roles in Hindi films, the most famous being the iconic Gabbar Singh in the 1975 classic Sholay and of Dilawar in Muqaddar Ka Sikandar(Died on 27 July 1992))1896 – Salim Ali was an Indian ornithologist and naturalist. Sometimes referred to as the "Birdman of India", Salim Ali was the first Indian to conduct systematic bird surveys across India and wrote several bird books that popularized ornithology in India(Died on 20 June 1987)
Deaths on 11th November2014 – Ravi …

11th November - A Day in the life of India

This Day 11th November is Birth Anniversary of Independent India's first HRD Minister Abul Kalam Azad, if you have Birthday today then you are sharing your Birthday with Indian cricketer Robin Uthappa and Sanju Samson.

National Education Day

11th November in the history of India
1865 – Treaty of Sinchula is signed whereby Bhutan cedes the areas east of the Teesta River to the British East India Company.

Birthdays on 11th November
1994 – Sanju Viswanath Samson is an Indian cricketer who represents Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League (IPL). A wicket-keeper batsman, he made his Twenty20 International debut for India against Zimbabwe on 19 July 2015. He is the youngest batsman to score 1,000 runs in the IPL and the youngest cricketer to captain a Ranji trophy side.1991 – Tanvi Hegde is an Indian film and television actress. Her family is from Goa. She started her career as a child actress in Hindi films and television series. She started her career at th…

Some lesser known facts about Ayodhya case

A deity can be represented by a 'friend' as per Indian law. Triloki Nath Pandey was friend of deity Ram Lalla Virajman in Ayodhya case. Pandey is the third friend of Ram Lalla after the first two died. The first friend was a former Allahabad Court judge Deoki Nandan Agarwal, who had become a senior VHP functionary after retiring from the judiciary, while the second friend was the former history professor TP Verma.The Ayodhya dispute dates back to the mid-19th century. but a major development took place on the wee hours of 22nd-23rd December 1949 when an idol of Lord Ram was allegedly placed inside the mosque's dome.5 judges bench which gave judgement of Ayodhya case consisted of Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, SA Bobde, DY Chandrachud, Ashok Bhushan and S Abdul Nazeer.The Allahabad High Court in its 2010 verdict on Ayodhya case had prescribed a three-way division of the disputed site between the Nirmohi Akhara, Ram Lalla Virajman and Sunni Waqf Board, which was unanim…

10th November - A Day in the life of India

10th November is World Science Day for Peace and Development. This Day highlights the significant role of science in society and the need to engage the wider public in debates on emerging scientific issues. It also underlines the importance and relevance of science in our daily lives. Today that is 10th November 2019  is an important Day for all Muslims as they are celebrating Milad un Nabi/Id E Milad festival today.

World Immunisation DayWorld Science Day for Peace and DevelopmentNandigram DibasMilad-un-Nabi

Birthdays on 10th November
1997 – Dhruv Pratap Singh, Indian cricketer1848 – Surendranath Banerjee, Indian academic and politician (d. 1925)
Deaths on 10th November2019 - TN Seshan, Former Chief Election Commissioner (CEC), known for his electoral reforms including issuance of voter ID card. He was awarded with Ramon Magsaysay award in 1996 for his resolute to bring fairness, order and integrity in elections in India.2013 – Vijaydan Detha, Indian author (b. 1926…

9th November - A Day in the life of India

This Day 9th November will be remembered for the historic first Jatha from India to the Kartarpur Gurdwara in Pakistan to celebrate 550th Birth Anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji.
Let's learn about all the reasons why 9th November is historic day in India. Birthdays on 9th November and Death Anniversaries etc.

9th November in the history of India2019 - The Supreme Court will pronounce the Babri Masjid - Ram Mandir land dispute verdict on 9th November.2019 - Former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh along with Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu and Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh to join the first Jatha or all-party group, to the Kartarpur Gurudwara in Pakistan on 9th November 2019.
Birthdays on 9th November 1989 - Tejashwi Prasad Yadav is an Indian politician and former cricketer. He was the Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar, in Nitish Kumar government for one and a half years. He is the current leader of opposition in the Bihar Legislative Assembly and the youngest opposit…

8th November - A Day in the life of India

This Day 8th November is known for various reasons in India. This day is remembered as the day when Prime Minister Narendra Modi had delivered a surprise primetime address to the nation on 8th November 2016 and India was introduced to 'demonetisation'.

If you have your Birthday today on 8th November, then you share your Birthday with Political Stalwart Lal Krishna Advani.

8th November in the history of India2016 –Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi of the BJP party led NDA government, publicly announced (demonetisation), the withdrawal of ₹500 and ₹1000 denomination banknotes only a few hours before the implementation/imposition of diktat, i.e. from midnight, starting of November 9 (9-11 as per Indian date recordings), from the Indian economy, without popular consent, rendering 86% of Indian currency in circulation invalid.1965 – The British Indian Ocean Territory is created, consisting of Chagos Archipelago, Aldabra, Farquhar and Des Roches islands. Birthdays on 8th November1…

7th November - A Day in the life of India

Let's learn about the importance of 7th November in the history of India, all major events of 7th November in India, Birthdays on 7th November and deaths if any. If you have Birthday today then you will feel proud that you are sharing your Birthday with Indian Physicist Bharat Ratna C.V Raman, Freedom Fighter and one of the main architect of Swadeshi movement Bipin Chandra Pal and actor Kamal Haasan.

Tokhu Emong (Lotha Naga people of India)
Birthdays on 7th November
1981 – Sweety Shetty, known by her stage name Anushka Shetty, is an actress and model who predominantly works in the Telugu and Tamil film industries.1980 – Karthik is a playback singer. Karthik started his professional career as a backing vocalist and has since been working as a playback singer. He has sung in multiple languages including Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, Odia, Bengali and Hindi.1975 – Venkat Kumar Gangai Amaren better known by his stage name Venkat Prabhu, is an Indian filmmake…

6th November - A Day in the life of India

Let's learn about the importance of 6th November in the history of India, major historical events, Birthdays on 6th November and deaths if any.

6th November in the history of India
1913 – Mohandas Gandhi is arrested while leading a march of Indian miners in South Africa. Birthdays on 6th November1969 - Swami Sadyojathah, is the Founder Director of Sri Sri College of Ayurvedic Science and Research, Bangalore. He is also the International Director at The Art Of Living.
Deaths on 6th November2013 – Tarla Dalal was a food writer, chef, cookbook author and host of cooking shows. Her first cookbook, The Pleasures of Vegetarian Cooking, was published in 1974. Since then, she wrote over 100 books and sold more than 10 million copies. She also ran the largest Indian food web site and published a bi-monthly magazine, Cooking & More. Her cooking shows included The Tarla Dalal Show and Cook It Up With Tarla Dalal. Her recipes were published in about 25 magazines and tried in an estimated …

5th November - A Day in the life of India

This Day 5th November is for sure one of the most celebrated Day for all cricket lovers in India, as 5th November is the Birthday of cricketing legend Virat Kohli. But 5th November will always be remembered by all Indians for a historic feat which India had achieved by launching its first Interplanetary mission, Mars Orbiter Mission in 2013.

Kanakadasa Jayanthi, Karnataka
5th November in the history of India
2013 – India launched the Mars Orbiter Mission, its first interplanetary probe.

Birthdays on 5th November
1988 – Virat Kohli is regarded as one of the best batsmen in the world. He plays for Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League (IPL), and has been the Indian cricket team's captain since 2013. Since October 2017, he has been the top-ranked ODI batsman in the world and is currently 2nd in Test rankings. Among Indian batsmen, Kohli has the best ever Test rating (937 points), ODI rating (911 points) and T20I rating (897 points).1955 -  Kara…

4th November - A Day in the life of India

This day 4th November is known for the birth anniversary of the great mental calculator popularly known as the "human computer" Shakuntala Devi and one of the finest Bollywood actress who has 2 National awards under her name, Padma Shree Tabu.

Birthdays on 4th November1986 – Suhas Gopinath is an Indian entrepreneur. He is the founder, CEO, and Chairman of Globals Inc., a multinational IT company. He took charge as CEO at the age of 17, three years after founding the company. At the time, he was the world's youngest CEO.1971 – Tabassum Fatima Hashmi popularly known as Tabu is a renowned Bollywood actress. She has primarily acted in Hindi language films, in addition to Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, English, Bengali and Marathi films. She has won the National Film Award for Best Actress twice and has received six Filmfare Awards. In 2011, the Government of India awarded her with the Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian honour of the country.1955 – Alhaj Moulana Peer Ghousav…

3rd November - A Day in the life of India

Many great personalities from India, have their Birthdays on 3rd November. Eminent Economist and Nobel Prize laureate Amartya Sen, Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb and Carnatic singer and cultural activist Bangalore Nagarathnamma have their birthdays on 3rd November.

3rd November in the history of India2019 - Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan shared pictures of the Kartarpur Corridor complex and Gurdwara Darbar Sahib, saying the revered venue is ready to welcome the Sikhs pilgrims for the 550th birth anniversary celebrations of Guru Nanak. The year 2019 marks the 550th birth anniversary year of Sikhism founder Guru Nanak Dev, whose birthplace is Sri Nankana Sahib in Pakistan.1988 – Sri Lankan Tamil mercenaries try to overthrow the Maldivian government. At President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom's request, the Indian military suppresses the coup attempt within 24 hours.1838 – The Times of India, the world's largest circulated English language daily broadsheet newspaper is founded as The Bomba…

Know about Sahitya Akademi award winner Paramita Satpathy

Paramita Satpathy (born 30th August 1965) is an Indian writer. Paramita is the daughter of Sahitya Akademi Award winner poet Pratibha Satpathy and Nityananda Satpathy.

Her first short story was published in 1985 in 'Jhankar' magazine. Paramita, who has authored seven short-story collections, has been selected for the Sahitya Akademi Award 2016 for Odia. She has won the award for 'Prapti', a short-story collection she wrote in 2012. Prapti was released in a compact disc (CD) in August 2015. Many of her novels have also been translated in Hindi, English, Bengali, Telugu and Marathi languages.
Paramita who had joined Indian Revenue Service in 1989, is posted as the commissioner of the Income Tax department.

Career Paramita has multiple short-story collections and novels to her credit. Enlisted below are some of her popular writings

2019 - A Boundless moment2019 - Colours of Loneliness and Other Stories2015 - Chandan ke Phool2015 - Narikabi O Anyamane2012 - Prapti (Winner o…

Know about Gujarati short film artist Nisar Ajab

Nisar Ajab (Born 10th September 2002), is a Gujarati film artist, Nisar with his limited resource and scope has been able to take hold of good followership and viewers for his unique videos, he shares on his YouTube Channel.

Early Life Nisar born in a small town of Bagasra, Amreli, Gujarat to father Yunus Ajab and mother Umeda Ajab. Nisar loves filmmaking and aspires to be into Gujarati films one day, but only after he completes his formal education.

Career Nisar loves to make YouTube videos on social issues and always takes part in events where he could show his talent in film making. Nisar made a short Gujarati film for a short-film making contest, with a theme of cleanliness drive, inspired by Mahatma Gandhi's Swacchhta Abhiyan.
Gandhi - A short film on Gandhi's thoughts on cleanliness.

*** Namaste India is a platform for all emerging artists, who have talents in any artistic field, be it writing like authoring books, writing poetries or making paintings, singing, acting or…

2nd November - A Day in the life of India

Today 2nd November is an important day for India, one of the biggest festival "Chhath Puja" will be celebrated mostly in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh. On 2nd November many personalities have their Birthdays like "King of Bollywood Shahrukh Khan", Esha Deol, Politician Arun Shourie, Bengali author Shirshendu Mukhopadhyay etc. 

Let's learn about the importance of 2nd November in the history of India, major events happened on 2nd November, Birthdays of Indian personalities and deaths if any.

Today is also "International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists".

2nd November in the history of India
2019 - The Ministry of Home Affairs released a new political map of Union Territory Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh. Birthdays on 2nd November1995 - Nivetha Thomas is an Indian film actress who appears in Malayalam, Telugu, Tamil language films. She is best known for Ninnu Kori and Gentleman. Thomas made her debut with the 2008 Malayalam film Veruthe Oru Bharya…

1st November - A Day in the life of India

This day 1st November is important for India, today many states of India celebrates there Foundation Day. Below you can read the list of all states celebrating their Foundation Day today on 1st November. You will also read about all the major events happened on this day in the history of India, Birthdays on this day, deaths if any on this day etc.

Festivals/Observations on 1st NovemberChhattisgarh Foundation DayHaryana Foundation DayKarnataka RajyotsavaKerala Foundation DayMadhya Pradesh Foundation DayChavang Kut (Mizo people of Northeast India)World Vegan DayTribute to Sikh Guru Gobind Singh Ji on his Jyoti Jyot Diwas
1st November in the history of India

1984 – After the assassination of Indira Gandhi, Prime Minister of India on 31 October 1984, by two of her Sikh bodyguards, anti-Sikh riots erupt.1973 – The Indian state of Mysore is renamed as Karnataka to represent all the regions within Karunadu.1956 – The Indian states Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, and Mysore are formally created under …

31st October - A Day in the life of India

Today is 31st October, it's an important day for India as 31st October is Birth Anniversary of the Iron man of India, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, who is known for his tireless effort in uniting all the states of India to make it "Akhand Bharat" or United India. Since 2014, 31st October is observed as National Unity Day and people from all walks of life participate in the "Run For Unity" marathon across India.
In this page, we have also shared the importance of this day (31st October), Major Events of this day, Birthdays on this day and deaths if any. Festival/Observations on 31st OctoberWorld Cities Day National Unity Day31st October in the history of IndiaRadha Krishna Mathur was sworn in as the first lieutenant governor of Union Territory Ladakh on 31st October 2019.2019 - Jammu & Kashmir cease to be a state; two new Union Territories Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh to come into existence from today that is 31st October 2019.2014 - PM Narendra Modi launched o…

30th October - A Day in the life of India

DayWednesday, 30 October 2019Festivals, ObservationsThevar Jayanthi (Thevar community, India)
Birthdays on 30th October 1951 – Trilok Gurtu, Indian drummer and songwriter1932 – Barun De, Indian historian and author (d. 2013)1909 – Homi J. Bhabha, Indian-French physicist and academic (d. 1966)1908 – U. Muthuramalingam Thevar, Indian politician (d. 1963)1887 – Sukumar Ray, Indian-Bangladeshi author, poet, and playwright (d. 1923)1883 – Dayananda Saraswati, Indian philosopher and scholar (b. 1824)1882 – William Forster, Indian-Australian politician, 4th Premier of New South Wales (b. 1818) Deaths on 30th October 2005 – Shamsher Singh Sheri, Indian politician (b. 1942)1990 – Vinod Mehra, Indian actor (b. 1945)1990 – V. Shantaram, Indian actor, director, and producer (b. 1901)1963 – U. Muthuramalingam Thevar, Indian lawyer and politician (b. 1908)

11 Indian Origin CEOs heading global companies

This list compiles 11 Indian origin Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) who are heading the World's biggest companies. From Google to Microsoft, Adobe to MasterCard, Indians run some of the world’s biggest and best companies in the world.

Here is the list of 11 Indians who are heading the biggest global companies.Shantanu Narayen - Chairman, President and CEO of AdobeAjaypal Singh Banga - CEO of MasterCardSatya Nadela - CEO fo MicrosoftSundar Pichai - CEO of GooglePranav Mistry - President & CEO of Samsung Technology & Advanced Research LabsRajiv Suri - President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of NokiaDinesh C. Paliwal - President and CEO of Harman InternationalSanjay Mehrotra - Chief executive Officer (CEO) of Micron TechnologyIvan Menezes - Chief Executive Officer of DiageoVivek Sankaran - CEO of Albertsons Cos.George Kurian - Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and President at NetApp

Three Indian-origin CEOs, Shantanu Narayen, Ajaypal Singh Banga and Satya Nadella are among …

29th October - A Day in the life of India

This page is all about 29th October, this day in the history of India, any major events happened on this day, Birthdays on 29th October, deaths happened on this day.

29th October 2019 is a special day as its a big festival, celebrated across India. Today it's Bhaiya Dooj which is celebrated by Hindus across India. Festivals/Observations today
Chitragupta PujaGuru Peyarchi
29th October in the history of India

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced free travel for women in Delhi Transport Corporation buses (DTC buses) and cluster buses from today that is starting from 29th October 2019.Justice SA Bobde (Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde) appointed as Chief justice of India will take oath on 18th November 2019, after current CJI Ranjan Gogoi's term ends on 17th November.2005 – Bombings in Delhi, India kill more than 60.1999 – A large cyclone devastates Odisha, India.1964 – A collection of irreplaceable gems, including the 565 carats (113 g) Star of India, is stolen by a group of …

28th October - A Day in the life of India

Today is 28th October, let's learn about the importance of this day in the history of India, Birthdays of famous personalities and any major events happened in India on this day. 
In the year 2019, this is the next day of Diwali and is celebrated as Govardhan Puja and Annakut Utsav.
Why Govardhan Puja is celebrated? Trivia - Bhagavan Shri Krishna was just 7 yrs old when he lifted Govardhan hill on his left hand's little finger for 7 days. He did fast for 8 Prahar of 7 days. That's why he's offered 56 Bhog (8 prahar× 7 Days) on this day.
DayMonday, 28 October 2019Festivals, ObservationsGovardhan Puja
Travelling suggestion for the day.
"Rann Ki Kahaaniya" starting from 28th October 2019. This "Rann Utsav" will end by 23rd February 2020. To Book Click Here and to Know more about it Go to October in the history of India2019 - With All Nippon Airways (ANA) launch of direct flight between Tokyo to Chennai, Chennai became the fi…

Know about the piano prodigy Lydian Nadhaswaram

Lydian Nadhaswaram (born: 15th September 2005), is a multi-instrumentalist, composer, arranger, singer and dancer from Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. Nadhaswaram is a piano prodigy and in 2019, he won the CBS talent show "The World's Best" and the associated $1 million prize money. He is the son of Tamil music director Varshan Sathish.

He played Beethoven's Fur Elise, Etudes by Frederic Chopin on two pianos simultaneously, in the final round of CBS talent show "The World's Best". He started with playing the piano at 208 beats per minute, but he attained the speed of 325 beats per minute which stunned everybody in the audience and judges there.

Honours & Recognitions

Nadhaswaram was invited at The Ellen DeGeneres ShowNadhaswaram can play 14 musical instruments including Guitar, Tabla, mridangam, drums.Nadhaswaram was enrolled into AR Rahman's music school by his father Varshan Sathish.Nadhaswaram also got enrolled into KM Music Conservatory. 

27th October - A Day in the life of India

This day 27th October 2019, is a big day for Indians, today one of the biggest festivals for Hindus, Deepawali/Diwali is being celebrated. Let's learn about this day 27th October in the history of India, major events of this day, Birthdays on this day, festivals or observations of this day.

Festivals/ObservationsDeepawali/Diwali/Narak Chaturdashi/Lakshmi Puja/Kali Puja
27th October in the history of India

2019 - Manoharlal Khattar takes oath as Haryana Chief Minister for the second term. Dushyant Chautala from JJP takes oath as Deputy Chief Minister.
Birthdays on 27th October
1976 – Maneet Chauhan, Indian-American chef and author1967 - Gopalakrishnan Padmanabhan Pillai, better known by his stage name Dileep, is an Indian actor, film producer and businessman, who predominantly works in the Malayalam film industry. He has acted in more than 150 films and has won four Kerala State Film Awards, a Filmfare Awards South and several other awards.1965 – Mohan Kapoor is an Indian actor who wo…

Know about the founder of IndiaStudyChannel Tony John

Tony John is a Microsoft technology advocate, a Google Evangelist, a Professional Blogger, Digital Marketer & Chief Trainer at Digital Skill Master. Tony is the founder of IndiaStudyChannel and is the director of SpiderWorksTechnologies which runs multiple educational and travelling websites of which IndiaStudyChannel, Techulator & IndiaTravelBlog are the most popular ones. Tony is India's leading digital coach and has played a significant role in popularizing blogging in India.

Early Life Tony born in Kochi, Kerala, did B.Sc & B.Ed from Kochi and later did his Masters in Computer Applications (MCA) from Kongu Engineer College, Erode, Tamilnadu.

Career Tony worked as a software engineer for almost 15 years before he quit his job in the USA and returned to India to run his websites as a fulltime business. Tony works as a professional Blogger at Techulator and loves to share his knowledge of SEO, Digital Content Making and Internet Technologies. Tony runs some of the ver…

26th October - A Day in the life of India

Know all about the day 26th October in the history fo India, Major events on this day, Birthdays of 26th October and festivals being celebrated on this day. Festivals/Observations on 26th October 2019Bhoot ChaturdashiChhoti Diwali 26th October in the history of India2019 - Lieutenant Colonel Swaroop Singh Kuntal became the fastest Indian to complete Ironman Malaysia triathlon in a record time of 12 hours and 14 minutes. The triathlon consisted of 3.8 km sea swimming, followed by 180 km cycling and finally 42.2. km of running. The IIT graduate has previously won a 12-hour stadium rum at Chandigarh, where he covered 118.7 km1947 – Kashmir conflict: The Maharaja of Kashmir and Jammu signs the Instrument of Accession with India. Birthdays on 26th October 1974 – Raveena Tandon, Indian actress, producer, and former model1890 – Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi, Indian journalist and politician (d. 1931)1881 - Birendranath Sasmal was a lawyer, freedom activist and political leader. He was known as Des…

Know about blinder Stand Up Comedy artist Roshan Bisoi

Roshan Bisoi (born: 16th, October 1991), is a renowned stand-up comedian in the Bhubaneswar circuit, and as per him, he's an amateur guitarist and a humanoid singer. Roshan has also written and acted in some short films, web series and some popular parodies. Roshan is currently working for his first Odia feature film, which is going to be released soon in 2020.

Early life Born to a modest family to father Rabindra Kumar Bisoi and mother Shantilata Bisoi in Bhubaneswar. Roshan did his schooling from DAV Public School, Pokhariput. He did his graduation from Krupajal Engineering College, Bhubaneswar.

Career Roshan started his career as a digital content writer, but later moved on to explore his creative side and became creative head at Odia Film Production house, TechnoArt Productionz. He also co-founded comedy collective "The Chain Jokers" and an Indie Content Production House "Grains Media".

Parodies and Sketches 2018 - How I Met Your Bou (A Spoof of How I Met You…