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31st August - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 31st August, Major historical events on this day, famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on August 31. 31st August in the history of India : 2020 - GDP growth rate of last quarter falls to -23.9% 2019 - NRC final list released today in Assam. 2019 - GDP growth rate of last quarter falls to 5% from 5.8%. 2019 - Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announces the merger of 27 PSU Banks into 12 PSBs. Famous Birthdays on August 31 1919 – Amrita Preetam , Indian poet and author (d. 2005) 1963 – Rituparno Ghosh , Indian actor, director, and screenwriter (d. 2013) 1969 – Javagal Srinath , Indian cricketer and referee 1979 – Yuvan Shankar Raja , Indian singer-songwriter and produce Death Anniversaries on August 31 2020 - Pranab Mukherjee  was an Indian politician who served as the 13th President of India from 2012 until 2017. In a political career spanning five decades, Mukherjee has been a senior leader in the Indian National Congress and has occup

30th August - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 30th August. Major historical events, famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on this day. 30th August in the history of India 2020 - India won its first gold medal in the Chess Olympiad, after they were declared joint champions with Russia at the FIDE Chess Olympiad. India's best finish at the Olympiad had come in 2014 when the contingent returned with a bronze medal. 2019 - Pakistan Observes "Kashmir Hour" to express solidarity with Kashmiris. 2019 - Nripendra Misra quits as principal secretary to PM Modi. Famous Birthdays on August 30 1903 – Bhagwati Charan Verma , Indian author (d. 1981) 1916 – Shailendra , Pakistani-Indian songwriter (d. 1968) 1954 – Ravi Shankar Prasad , Indian lawyer and politician, Indian Minister of Communications and IT Death Anniversaries on August 30 2014 – Bipan Chandra , Indian historian and academic (b. 1928) 2015 – M. M. Kalburgi , Indian scholar, author, and academic (b. 1938)

29th August - A Day in the life of India

A Day in the life of India Date :                            29th August 2019 Day of Week:               Thursday Festivals :                    National Sports Day , Telugu Language Day Panchangam :             Aaj Ka Panchang Today's Horoscope:    Daily Horoscope Events :                        Daily Events News : PM Modi launches ‘Fit India Movement’, says it’s a step towards healthy India CG Power & Industrial Solutions Ltd.’s board removed Gautam Thapar as chairman after an investigation by a legal firm unearthed governance and financial lapses at the company. Deepa Malik became the first Indian woman para-athlete and the oldest to be conferred the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award. Day in History: 1758 – The Treaty of Easton establishes the first American Indian reservation , at Indian Mills, New Jersey , for the Lenape . Birthdays: 1887 – Jivraj Narayan Mehta , Indian physicians and politician, 1st Chief Minister of Gujarat (d.

28th August - A Day in the life of India

A Day in the life of India Date :                            28th August 2019 Day of Week:               Wednesday Festivals :      None (Do comment if you know any being celebrated in India) Panchangam :             Aaj Ka Panchang Today's Horoscope:    Daily Horoscope Events :                        Daily Events News : Day in History: 1833 – King William IV gives Royal Assent to the Slavery Abolition Act 1833 , although slavery remained legal in the possessions of the East India Company until the passage of the Indian Slavery Act, 1843 . Birthdays: 1896 – Firaq Gorakhpuri , Indian author, poet, and critic (d. 1982) 1928 – Vilayat Khan , Indian sitar player and composer (d. 2004) 1954 – Ravi Kanbur , Indian-English economist and academic 1961 – Deepak Tijori , Indian actor and director 1966 – Priya Dutt , Indian social worker and politician Deaths:

27th August - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 27th August in the history of India. Significant historical events, famous birthdays and death anniversaries on August 27. 27th August in the history of India 2022 - Uday Umesh Lalit took oath as the chief justice on 27 August 2022 in the Rashtrapati Bhavan. He is the second direct appointee from the Bar to be appointed as the Chief Justice of India. On 10 August 2022, President of India Droupadi Murmu appointed him as the 49th Chief Justice of India. Famous Birthdays on August 27 1972 – The Great Khali, Indian Professional Wrestler 1931 – Sri Chinmoy, Indian-American guru and poet (d. 2007) 1925 – Jaswant Singh Neki, Indian poet and academic (d. 2015) Death anniversaries on 27th August 2006 – Hrishikesh Mukherjee, Indian director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1922) 1979 – Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma, English admiral and politician, 44th Governor-General of India (b. 1900)

26th August - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 26th August in the history of India. Significant historical events, famous birthdays and death anniversaries on this day August 26. 26th August in the history of India 2019 - Releasing photos clicked by Chandrayaan2, ISRO named a crater on the Moon after a forgotten scientist Sisir Kumar Mitra who had been awarded the Padma Bhushan for his pioneering work. Famous birthdays on August 26 1987 - Subedar Major Jitu Rai is a Nepalese-born Indian shooter who competes in the 10-metre air pistol and 50-metre pistol events. The government of India announced Khel Ratna Award for him in 2016. 1928 – Om Prakash Munjal , Indian businessman and philanthropist, co-founded Hero Cycles (died in 2015) 1910 – Mother Teresa , Macedonian-Indian nun, missionary, Catholic saint, and Nobel Prize laureate (died: 1997) 1891 – Acharya Chatursen Shastri , Indian author and playwright (died: 1960)

25th August - A Day in the life of India

A Day in the life of India Date :                          25th August 2019 Day of Week :             Sunday Festivals :      Panchangam :              Aaj Ka Panchang Today's Horoscope :    Daily Horoscope Events :                        Today's  Events News : In Bahrain, PM Modi Launches $4.2 Million Project At 200-Year-Old Temple Day in History: Birthdays : 1936  –  Giridharilal Kedia , Indian businessman, founded the  Image Institute of Technology & Management  (d. 2009) 1965 –  Sanjeev Sharma , Indian cricketer and coach 1969 –  Vivek Razdan , Indian cricketer, coach, and sportscaster Deaths: 2013 –  Raghunath Panigrahi , Indian singer-songwriter (b. 1932)

24th August 2019 - A Day in the life of India

A Day in the life of India Date:                         24th August 2019 Day of Week:            Friday Festivals:    Panchangam:              Aaj Ka Panchang Today's Horoscope:    Daily Horoscope Events:                        Today's Events News: Arun Jaitley passes away today at around 12:07 PM, he was 66. Arun Jaitley was hospitalised at AIIMS since 9th of August 2019. Day in History: 1608 – The first official English representative to India lands in Surat . 1690 – Job Charnock of the East India Company establishes a factory in Calcutta , an event formerly considered the founding of the city (in 2003 the Calcutta High Court ruled that the city's foundation date is unknown). Birthdays: 1908 – Shivaram Rajguru , Indian activist (d. 1931) 1918 – Sikander Bakht , Indian field hockey player and politician, Indian Minister of External Affairs (d. 2004) 1927 – Anjali Devi , Indian actress and producer (d. 2014)

23rd August - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of this Day 23rd August in the history of India. Significant historical events famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on this day August 23. 23rd August in the history of India 2004 - MGNREGA passed in Lok Sabha Famous Birthdays on 23rd August 1988 - Vaani Kapoor is an Indian actress known for her work in Bollywood films. She made her film debut in the 2013 romantic comedy Shuddh Desi Romance, a critical and commercial success, which earned her Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut. She went on to star in the company's romantic comedies Aaha Kalyanam (2014) and Befikre (2016). 1986 - Kalenahalli Adaviswamy Dhananjaya , also known as Daali, is an Indian actor, lyricist and film producer known for his work in Kannada cinema. He made his acting debut in Director's Special in 2013 for which he won the best debut actor award at the 3rd SIIMA Awards. He turned producer through the film, Badava Rascal. 1961 -  Bhupesh Baghel is an Indian politician s

22nd August - A Day in the life of India

A Day in the life of India Date :                           22nd August 2019 Day of Week :             Thursday Festivals :                    Madras Day (Chennai and Tamil Nadu, India) Panchangam :              Daily Panchang Today's Horoscope :    Daily Horoscope Events :                         Events News : The city Chennai initially called Chennapattinam and Madraspatanam, soon became Madras and then Chennai. It was founded on August 22, 1639. Russia sends its first humanoid robot Fedor into space, Fedor blasted off in a Soyuz MS-14 spacecraft at 6:38 am Moscow time (0338 GMT) from Russia's Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. First Moon Photo By Chandrayaan-2 Shows Apollo Crater, Mare Orientale Basin Day in History : 1639 – Madras (now Chennai), India, is founded by the British East India Company on a sliver of land bought from local Nayak rulers. 1894 – Mahatma Gandhi forms the Natal Indian Congress (NIC) in order to fight discrimination against Indian

21st August - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 21st August. Major historical events, Famous Birthdays and Death Anniversaries on this day. News : Former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister and BJP leader Babulal Gaur, who represented Govindpura Assembly seat 10 times, passed away on Wednesday morning after a prolonged illness. He was 89. Amazon the largest e-commerce platform on Wednesday inaugurated its largest campus building in Hyderabad's financial district. The campus is spread over 9.5 acres to support more than 15,000 employees. Pakistan Pacer Hasan Ali marries Indian bride Samiya Arzoo in Dubai. Famous Birthdays on August 21 1949 - Ahmed Patel or Ahmedbhai Mohammedbhai Patel was an Indian politician and Member of Parliament from the Indian National Congress. He was the political secretary to Congress President Sonia Gandhi. 1961 – V. B. Chandrasekhar, Indian cricketer and coach (d. 2019) Death Anniversaries on August 21 2021 - Kalyan Singh - Former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh.

20th August - A Day in the life of India

Day Tuesday, 20 August 2019 Festivals, Observations Akshay Urja Divas Panchaang Aaj Ka Panchaang Events Today's Events Day in History: 2019 - Chandrayaan-2 successfully enters the moon's orbit. 1995 – The Firozabad rail disaster claimed 358 lives in Firozabad, India. Birthdays: 1896 – Gostha Pal, Indian footballer (d. 1976) 1944 – Rajiv Gandhi, Indian lawyer and politician, 6th Prime Minister of India (d. 1991) 1946 – N. R. Narayana Murthy, Indian businessman, co-founded Infosys Deaths: 2013 – Narendra Achyut Dabholkar was an Indian medical doctor, social activist, rationalist and author from Maharashtra, India. In 1989 he founded and became president of the Maharashtra Andhashraddha Nirmoolan Samiti.(b. 1945) 2014 – B. K. S. Iyengar, Indian yoga instructor and author, founded Iyengar Yoga (b. 1918)

19th August - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 19th August in the history of India. Significant historical events, famous birthdays and death anniversaries on this day August 19. 19th August in the history of India Prince Habeebuddin Tucy , who claims to be a descendant of the last Mughal emperor, Bahadur Shah Zafar, has offered to donate a gold brick for a Ram temple at Ayodhya . 2013 – The Dhamara Ghat train accident kills at least 37 people in the Indian state of Bihar. Famous Birthdays on August 19 1985 - Captain Vijay Kumar Sharma is an Indian sport shooter. He won the silver medal in the individual 25-metre rapid-fire pistol event at the 2012 Summer Olympics. 1907 –  Hazari Prasad Dwivedi , Indian historian, author, and scholar (died: 1979) 1887 – S. Satyamurti , Indian lawyer and politician (died: 1943)

18th August - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 18th August, Major historical events, Famous Birthdays and  death anniversaries on this day. 18th August in the history of India 1951 - India's first IIT Inaugurated at Kharagpur Famous Birthdays on 18th August 1967 – Daler Mehndi, Indian Punjabi singer, songwriter and record producer 1956 – Sandeep Patil, Indian cricketer and coach 1934 – Gulzar, Indian poet, lyricist and film director Death Anniversaries on 18th August 2015 – Suvra Mukherjee, Wife of former Indian president Pranab Mukherjee. (b. 1940) 2012 – Ra. Ki. Rangarajan, Indian journalist and author (b. 1927) 1998 – Persis Khambatta, Indian model and actress, Femina Miss India 1965 (b. 1948)[11] 1979 – Vasantrao Naik, Indian politician (b. 1913) 1945 – Subhas Chandra Bose, Indian activist and politician (b. 1897)

Know all about Gulzar

Gulzar (pen name) or Sampooran Singh Kalra (Born: August 18, 1934), is an Indian film director, lyricist and poet. Born in Jhelum District in British India (now in Pakistan) his family moved to India after partition. He started his career with music director S.D. Burman as a lyricist in the 1963 film Bandini and worked with many music directors including R. D. Burman, Salil Chowdhury, Vishal Bhardwaj and A. R. Rahman. He was awarded Padma Bhushan in 2004, the third-highest civilian award in India, the Sahitya Akademi Award and the Dadasaheb Phalke Award — the highest award in Indian cinema. He has won several Indian National Film Awards, 21 Filmfare Awards, one Academy Award and one Grammy Award. He also wrote the theme song for Motu Patlu, an Indian animated sitcom. Gulzar also wrote poetry, dialogues and scripts. He directed films such as Aandhi and Mausam during the 1970s and the TV series Mirza Ghalib in the 1980s. He also directed Kirdaar in 1993. Some of his Shayari's:

15th August - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 15th August in the history of India. Major historical events, Famous Birthdays and Death Anniversaries on August 15. 15th August in the History of India  2020 - Mahendra Singh Dhoni announces retirement from all forms of International cricket. 1969 - The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is the space agency of the Government of India headquartered in the city of Bengaluru. ISRO sent a lunar orbiter, Chandrayaan-1, on 22 October 2008 and the Mars Orbiter Mission, on 5 November 2013, making India the first nation to succeed on its maiden attempt to Mars. on 15 February 2017, ISRO launched one hundred and four satellites in a single rocket (PSLV-C37), a world record. On 22 July 2019, ISRO launched its second lunar mission Chandrayaan-2, which consists of an orbiter, lander and rover. 1947 – India gains Independence from British rule after near 190 years of a British company and crown rule, and joins the Commonwealth of Nations. Famous Birthda

Know all about Indian freedom fighter Ashfaqulla Khan

Ashfaqulla Khan was a freedom fighter in the Indian independence movement. Born: 22 October 1900, Shahjahanpur Died: 19 December 1927, Faizabad Other names: Ashfaq Ulla Khan. Organization: Hindustan Socialist Republican Association Known for: Indian freedom fighter Parents: Shafiq Ullah Khan, Mazhoor-Un-Nisa Ashfaqulla had given away his life along with Ram Prasad Bismil. Bismil and Ashfaq, both were good friends and Urdu poets. Bismil was the pen name of Pandit Ram Prasad whereas Ashfaq used to write poetry with the pen name of 'Hasrat'. Ashfaqulla Khan was the first Indian Muslim who was hanged in a conspiracy against British Raj in the twentieth century. (Information collected from various sources; compiled by Namaste India)

know all about Sultan of Kingdom of Mysore Hyder Ali

Hyder Ali, Haidarālī was the Sultan and de facto ruler of the Kingdom of Mysore in southern India. Born as Sayyid wal Sharif Hyder Ali Khan, he distinguished himself militarily, eventually drawing the attention of Mysore's rulers. Born: Budikote Died: 7 December 1782, Chittoor Spouse: Fatima Fakhr-un-Nisa Buried: Gumbaz, Srirangapatna, Ganjam House: Mysuru Parents: Fath Muhammad, Lal bai Born Hyder Naik, he distinguished himself militarily, eventually drawing the attention of Mysore's rulers. Rising to the post of Dalavayi to Krishnaraja Wodeyar II, he came to dominate the titular monarch and the Mysore government. He became the de facto ruler of Mysore as Sarvadhikari by 1761. He offered strong anti-colonial resistance against the military advances of the British East India Company during the First and Second Anglo-Mysore Wars, and he was the innovator of military use of the iron-cased Mysorean rockets. (Information collected from various sources; compiled by

Know all about Bharat Ratna Maulana Abul Kalam Azad

Maulana Sayyid Abul Kalam Ghulam Muhiyuddin Ahmed bin Khairuddin Al-Hussaini Azad was an Indian scholar, activist and a senior leader of the Indian National Congress during the Indian independence movement. Born: 11 November 1888, Mecca, Saudi Arabia Died: 22 February 1958, Delhi Awards: Bharat Ratna Following India's independence, he became the first Minister of Education in the Indian government. He is commonly remembered as Maulana Azad; the word Maulana is an honorific meaning 'Our Master', and he had adopted Azad (Free) as his pen name. His contribution to establishing the education foundation in India is recognised by celebrating his birthday as "National Education Day" across India. As a young man, Azad composed poetry in Urdu, as well as treatises on religion and philosophy. He rose to prominence through his work as a journalist, publishing works critical of the British Raj and espousing the causes of Indian nationalism. Azad became the leader of

know all about Bharat Ratna Aruna Asaf Ali

Aruna Asaf Ali was an Indian independence activist. She is widely remembered for hoisting the Indian National flag at the Gowalia Tank maidan in Bombay during the Quit India Movement, 1942. After Independence, she remained active in politics, becoming Delhi's first Mayor. Born: 16 July 1909, Kalka Died: 29 July 1996, New Delhi Spouse: Asaf Ali (m. 1928–1953) Awards: Bharat Ratna, Padma Vibhushan, Lenin Peace Prize, Jawaharlal Nehru Award for International Understanding Parents: Upendranath Ganguly, Ambalika Devi Aruna Asaf Ali, born Aruna Ganguly, After Independence, she remained active in politics, becoming Delhi's first mayor in 1958. In the 1960s, she successfully started a media publishing house. She received India's highest civilian award, the Bharat Ratna, posthumously in 1997. (Information collected from various sources; compiled by Namaste India)

14th August - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 14th August in the history of India. Major historical events, Famous Birthdays and Death Anniversaries on this day August 14. 14th August in the history of India 1947 - After India Pakistan partition, Pakistan celebrated their first Independence day on August 14. Famous Birthdays on August 14 1995 - Dipanwit Dashmohaptra is an Actor, Director and renowned theatre artist who mostly works for the Odia theatre group. His latest released Odia feature film is Daman. 1983 – Sunidhi Chauhan , Indian playback singer 1968 – Pravin Amre , Indian cricketer and coach 1911 – Vethathiri Maharishi , Indian spiritual leader, philosopher, and author (d. 2006) Death Anniversaries on August 14 2012 – Vilasrao Deshmukh, Indian lawyer and politician, 14th Chief Minister of Maharashtra (b. 1945)

13th August - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 13th August in the history of India. Major historical events, Famous Birthdays and Death Anniversaries on August 13. Celebrations/Observations on this day 13th August in the history of India Famous Birthdays on August 13 1963 – Sridevi, Indian actress (d. 2018) 1945 – Robin Jackman, Indian-English cricketer and sportscaster Death Anniversaries on August 13 2016 – Pramukh Swami Maharaj, Indian Hindu leader (b. 1921) 2015 – Om Prakash Munjal, Indian businessman and philanthropist, co-founded Hero Cycles (b. 1928)

know all about Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan

Abdul Ghaffār Khān, nicknamed Fakhr-e-Afghan, lit. "pride of Pashtuns", Bādshāh Khān, or Bāchā Khān, "king of chiefs", was a Pashtun independence activist who worked to end the rule of the British Raj in India. Born: 6 February 1890, Utmānzai, Pakistan Died: 20 January 1988, Peshawar, Pakistan Nicknames: Pāchā Khān, Frontier Gandhi, Bāchā Khān Nationality: Afghan, British Raj Books: Khudai Khidmatgar and National Movement: Momentous Speeches of Badshah Khan Awards: Bharat Ratna, Jawaharlal Nehru Award for International Understanding Khan was a Pashtun independence activist who worked to end the rule of the British Raj. He was a political and spiritual leader known for his nonviolent opposition; he was a lifelong pacifist and devout Muslim. A close friend of Mohandas Gandhi, Bacha Khan was nicknamed the "Frontier Gandhi" in British India by his close associate Amir Chand Bombwal. Bacha Khan founded the Khudai Khidmatgar ("Servants of God&quo

know all about Badruddin Tyabji

Badruddin Tyabji was a prominent lawyer, activist and politician from British India. Tyabji was the first Indian to practice as a barrister of the High Court of Bombay and served as the third President of the Indian National Congress. He was the first Muslim president of Indian National congress Wikipedia Born: 10 October 1844, Bombay Presidency Died: 1906, London, United Kingdom Alma maters: University of London, Middle Temple Siblings: Shumsuddin Tyabji, Camruddin Tyabji Badruddin Tyabji returned to India in 1867 and became the first Indian barrister in Mumbai in April 1867. He accepted a Judgeship of the Bombay High Court in 1895. In 1902, he became the first Indian to hold the post of Chief Justice of the Bombay High Court(Mumbai). Tyabji was active in women's emancipation and worked to weaken the zenana system. He was considered among the moderate Muslims during the freedom movement of India. However, his political career showed that he, like other leaders of the time,

know all about Tipu Sultan

Tipu Sultan (20 November 1750, Devanahalli), also known as the Tipu Sahab or Tiger of Mysore, was a ruler of the Kingdom of Mysore and a pioneer of rocket artillery. He was the eldest son of Sultan Hyder Ali of Mysore. Tipu Sultan died on 4th May 1799, Srirangapatna Full name: Fateh Ali Sahab Tipu Buried: 5th May 1799, Mausoleum of Tipu Sultan, Srirangapatna Nicknames: Tipu Sahib, Tiger of Mysore Parents: Hyder Ali, Fatima Fakhr-un-Nisa Tipu Sultan, also known as the Tiger of Mysore and Tipu Sahib, was a ruler of the Kingdom of Mysore and a scholar, soldier, and poet. He was the eldest son of Sultan Hyder Ali of Mysore. Tipu introduced a number of administrative innovations during his rule, including his coinage, a new Mauludi lunisolar calendar, and a new land revenue system which initiated the growth of Mysore silk industry. Tipu expanded the iron-cased Mysorean rockets and wrote the military manual Fathul Mujahidin, considered a pioneer in the use of rocket artillery. He de

Know all about the last Mughal Emperor Bahadur Shah Zafar

Bahadur Shah Zafar was the last Mughal emperor. He was the second son of and became the successor to his father, Akbar II, upon his death on 28 September 1837. Born: 24 October 1775, Delhi Died: 7 November 1862, Yangon, Myanmar (Burma) Spouse: Zeenat Mahal (m. 1840–1862) Bahadur Shah Zafar was a nominal Emperor, as the Mughal Empire existed in name only and his authority was limited only to the city of Delhi (Shahjahanabad). Following his involvement in the Indian Rebellion of 1857, the British exiled him to Rangoon in British-controlled Burma, after convicting him on conspiracy charges. Shah had a major role in the 1857 Rebellion and was reckoned as a major unifying force. Zafar's father, Akbar II had been imprisoned by the British and he was not his father's preferred choice as his successor. One of Akbar Shah's queens, Mumtaz Begum, pressured him to declare her son, Mirza Jahangir, as his successor. However, The East India Company exiled Jahangir after he attacked their

Know all about Dr Zakir Husain

Zakir Husain Khan was the third President of India, from 13 May 1967 until his death on 3 May 1969. He previously served as Governor of Bihar from 1957 to 1962 and as Vice President of India from 1962 to 1967. He was also the co-founder of Jamia Milia Islamia, serving as its Vice-chancellor from 1928. Born: 8 February 1897, Hyderabad Died: 3 May 1969, New Delhi Education: Lucknow Christian College, Humboldt University of Berlin, Aligarh Muslim University, Islamia High School Parents: Naznin Begum, Fida Husain Khan Awards: Bharat Ratna Dr Zakir Husain's early primary education was completed in Hyderabad. He completed High school from Islamia High School, Etawah, and was then educated at the Muhammadan Anglo-Oriental College, then affiliated with the University of Allahabad, where he was a prominent student leader. He returned to India to head the Jamia Millia Islamia which was facing closure in 1927. He continued in that position for the next twenty-one years providing ac

11th August - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 11th August in the history of India. Major historical events, Famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on this day. 11th August in the history of India 2019 - India cancels Samjhauta express day after Pakistan suspended operation on its side. 1961 – The former Portuguese territories in India of Dadra and Nagar Haveli are merged to create the Union Territory Dadra and Nagar Haveli. Famous Birthdays on August 11 1954 – Yashpal Sharma, Indian cricketer and umpire Death Anniversaries on August 11 2020 - Dr Rahat Indori , he was one of the best Urdu poets of his time.

9th August - A day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 9th August in the history of India, major historical events, famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on this day. Celebrations Observations on this day International Adivasi Day 9th August in the history of India 1925 – A train robbery takes place in Kakori, near Lucknow, India Famous Birthdays on August 9 1975 - Ghattamaneni Mahesh Babu is an Indian actor, producer, media personality, and philanthropist who works mainly in Telugu cinema. 1909 -  Vinayaka Krishna Gokak , Indian scholar, author, and academic (d. 1992)

8th August - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 8th August in the history of India, major historical events, Famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on this day. 8th August in the history of India 2019 - Pakistan suspends Samjhauta Express Services after Article 370 abrogation by India from Jammu & Kashmir. 2019 - Pakistan's railway minister Sheikh Rasheed said train service between India and Pakistan (Samjhauta Express) is permanently suspended. 2019 - Former President Pranab Mukherjee was awarded the country's highest civilian honour Bharat Ratna by President Ram Nath Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhavan. 1942 – Quit India Movement is launched in India against British rule in response to Mohandas Gandhi's call for swaraj or complete independence. Famous Birthday on August 8 1994 - Saikhom Mirabai Chanu is an Indian weightlifter. 27-year-old Mirabai Chanu lifted a total of 201 kg to win the Gold Medal which was also India's third medal after at the ongoing CWG 2022. 1988 – Rinku Singh ,

7th August - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 7th August. Major historical events, Famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on this day. 7th August in the history of India 2020 - Air India Flight IX-1344, crashes during the approach to Calicut Airport, the flight overshot the runway in rainy conditions and went down 35 feet into a slope before breaking up into two pieces. It was a Boeing 737-200 having 190 people on board. 2020 - Pakistan downgraded diplomatic relations with India, expel the Indian High Commissioner and suspend bilateral trade with India in the wake of India's move of revoking special status for Jammu and Kashmir. 2020 - Sushma Swaraj former external affairs minister of India, cremated with state honours in Delhi. 2020 - With Jammu & Kashmir bifurcation, India gets its first Buddhist-dominated Union Territory Ladakh. Famous Birthdays on August 7 1984 - Varsha Priyadarshini is an Indian actress, who predominantly works in Odia and Bengali films. She is a social worker

6th August - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 6th August in the history of India. Significant historical events, Famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on 6th August. 6th August in the history of India 2022 - On 6th August 2022, Jagdeep Dhankhar the former West Bengal governor and National Democratic Alliance (NDA) candidate won the election with 528 votes against Opposition candidate Margaret Alva's 182 to become the 14th Vice President of India . Dhankhar was born in 1951 into a Jat farmer's family in Kithana, a small village in Rajasthan. Mr Dhankhar started as a lawyer and has practised in the Supreme Court and the Rajasthan High Court. He was designated a senior advocate in 1990. He was with Indian National Congress when PV Narasimha Rao was the prime minister. But with the rise of Ashok Gehlot in Rajasthan, he defected from the Indian National Congress to join BJP. Mr Dhankhar was appointed as the Governor of West Bengal in July 2019. 2020 - Manoj Sinha appointed 2nd Lt. Governor of U

16 reasons how India reeling under financial crisis under Modi Govt 2.0

As most of the people now are aware of fake news doing rounds across social networks, I thought to better give credible source links as well along with the reports. It's not at all about you being a supporter of Modi Govt or supporter of Congress or be it any party or apolitical in all sense. It's about the fact which we need to accept as is before its too late.  This is about the financial crisis under which our country India is reeling now. Of course, the ruling party's financial policies are responsible for the situation, but it will be wrong to blame only the Govt for the situation. Previous Govt's and their policies too, impacting the current situation of India's financial crisis. Jet Airways closed https://bit.ly/2YMzxrW Air India is Rs 7,600 crore loss https://bit.ly/2M5Vxwe BSNL 54,000 jobs in danger https://bit.ly/2K75l92 No money to pay salary for HAL employees https://bit.ly/2YupigQ Postal departent (Indi

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