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5th September - A Day in the life of India

A Day in the life of India
Date:                            5th September 2019
Day of Week:              Thursday
Festivals:                    Teacher's Day (India)
Panchangam:              Aaj Ka Panchang
Today's Horoscope:   Daily Horoscope
Events:                        Daily Events

Movies releasing/running today:
Mission MangalBatla HouseCrawl

The best thing to do today: 
Attend7 Day National Literary Festival (Tue, 3 Sep, 7 pm – Sun, 8 Sep, 7 pm)
Venue: Jawaharlal Nehru University


News:
  • Jio Fiber broadband launch today. Under the launch offer, Jio Fiber subscribers will get a free set-top-box and free installation. It is also expected that Reliance Jio will offer 1-2 months of free broadband service. A detailed tariff plan will be announced shortly.
Day in History:

  • 1986 – Pan Am Flight 73 from Mumbai, India with 358 people on board is hijacked at Karachi International Airport.

Birthdays:

  • 1872 – V. O. Chidambaram Pillai, Indian lawyer and politician (d. 1936)
  • 1888 – Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, Indian philosopher and politician, 2nd President of India (d. 1975)
  • 1910 – Phiroze Palia, Indian cricketer (d. 1981)
  • 1986 – Pragyan Ojha, Indian cricketer
Deaths:

  • 1986 – Neerja Bhanot, Indian model and youngest recipient of country's highest peacetime military award Ashok Chakra (b. 1963)
  • 1991 – Sharad Joshi, Indian author and poet (b. 1931)
  • 1995 – Salil Chowdhury, Indian music composer, who mainly composed for Bengali, Hindi, Malayalam film and other films. (b. 1922)
  • 1996 – Basil Salvadore D'Souza, Indian bishop (b. 1926)
  • 1997 – Mother Teresa, Albanian-Indian nun, missionary, and saint, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1910)
  • 2015 – Aadesh Shrivastava, Indian singer-songwriter (b. 1964)
  • 2018 – Bhagwatikumar Sharma, Indian Gujarati writer and journalist (b. 1934)

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