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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

Let's learn about the importance of this Day 30th october, Eminent personalities Birthdays on 30th October. Major events on this day in the history of India and deaths on this day.If you have Birthday today, then you share your Birthday with Bollywood actress Ananya Pandey, renowned Indian Scientist Homi J. Bhabha and many others. 
Festivals/Observations Thevar Jayanthi (Thevar community)
Birthdays on 30th October 1998 - Ananya Pandey is an Indian actress and is also the daughter of veteran actor, Chunky Pandey. She had her debut in Bollywood with Punit Malhotra's film 'Student of the Year 2' in 2019.1951 – 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)…

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…

25th October - A Day in the life of India

Festivals/Observations todayWorld Pasta Day 25th October in the history of India2019 - Satya Pal Malik, Governor of Jammu & Kashmir transferred and appointed as Governor of Goa2019 - Girish Chandra Murmu became the first Lieutenant Governor of Jammu-Kashmir2019 - Radha Krishna Mathur became the first Lieutenant Governor of Ladakh Birthdays on 25th October1984 - Wriddhiman Saha is an Indian international cricketer who plays Test matches for Indian national team and Bengal in domestic cricket. He is also the first cricketer to score a century in an Indian Premier League final. He plays for Sunrisers Hyderabad in the Indian Premier League.1929 - Anil Chatterjee, was a veteran actor in the Bengali cinema during the early fifties through the mid-nineties and is mostly remembered as a character actor. He acted or performed in about 150 movies, including a few in Hindi.Deaths on 25th October

2019 - Syed Kashimuddin, a famous football player popularly known as the "Sultan of Dribblin…

24th October - A Day in the life of India

DayThursday, 24 October 2019Festivals, ObservationsWorld Polio Day, International Day of Climate Action, UN Day 24th October in the history of India 2019 - Election results of Maharashtra and Haryana - BJP & Shiv Sena Coalition to form Govt. in Maharashtra with 159 seats. Haryana election result didn't give any clear mandate to any party. BJP is 40, INC is 31, JJP is 10 and Others 9. Birthdays on 24th October1935 – Mark Tully, Indian-English journalist and author1921 – R. K. Laxman, legendary cartoonist and illustrator (d. 2015)1914 – Lakshmi Sahgal, Indian Independence movement revolutionary and Officer of Indian National Army (d. 2012)1903 - Pramathesh Barua, was an Indian actor, director, and screenwriter of Indian films in the pre-independence era, born in Dhubri, Assam. Devdas a 1935 Bengali film was directed by Pramathesh Barua.1894 – Bibhutibhushan Mukhopadhyay, Indian author, poet, and playwright (d. 1987)1890 - Sisir Kumar Mitra, was an Indian physicist, There is a crat…

Mahatma Gandhi Quotes

There is a saying in Hindi "Lakhon Mein Ek" (Which loosely translates to "One among Millions" in English), but for legends like Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, who is an inspiration to almost entire population of earth, this Hindi colloquial proverb should change to "Arbon Mein Ek" ("One among Billions").

To start with, let me share my favourite Quote of Mahatma Gandhi, although some say Gandhi never said this, but this quote is attributed to him only.
"First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win."

"Be the change that you wish to see in the world.""Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.""An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.""Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.""When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love have always won. There h…

Know about renowned Odia Film Producer Anupam Patnaik

Anupam Patnaik (Born: 1988), is a renowned Odia Film Producer, Founder and Managing Director of TechnoArt Productionz. Anupam has produced many blockbuster Odia films, short films, web series and TV Serials including award-winning biopic 'Tulasi Apa', Web-Series 'Horror Zone' and short film 'Ichha-A Silent Urge'.

Early Life

Anupam born in a reputed family to father Amiya Patnaik, who is a pioneer, producer-director of Odia cinema. Anupam did his M.Sc. International Marketing Management from Leeds University Business School, University of Leeds, UK, After completing his Bachelors in Business Administration and Information Technology (BBA-IT) from Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies and Research.


To establish his long-time desire to be associated with the creative & media industry he ventured into television serial and film productions in 2011. His dedication and hard work resulted in making AP PRODUCTION a known name in the Odisha television and fil…

23rd October - A Day in the life of India

DayWednesday, 23 October 2019Festivals, ObservationsNone 23rd October in the history of India
Saurav Ganguly officially takes charge as 39th BCCI President Birthdays on 23rd October1979 - Venkata Satyanarayana Prabhas Raju Uppalapati, lovingly known as Prabhas, is an Indian actor who works in Telugu, Hindi and Tamil films. Prabhas made his screen debut with the 2002 Telugu action drama film Eeswar. He has garnered the state 'Nandi Award' for Best Actor, for his role in Mirchi. Got popularity for his tremendously successful sequence Bahubali.1974 – Aravind Adiga, Indian journalist and author1937 – Deven Verma, Indian actor, director, and producer (d. 2014)1929 - 1929 - Shamsur Rahman was a Bangladeshi poet, columnist and journalist. A prolific writer, Rahman produced more than sixty books of a poetry collection and is considered a key figure in Bengali literature from the latter half of the 20th century. He was regarded as the unofficial poet laureate of Bangladesh.1923 – Aslam …

22nd October - A Day in the life of India

This Day 22nd October will always be remembered with pride as the Birth Anniversary of Great Freedom Fighter Ashfaqulla Khan. If 22nd October is your Birthday, then you also share your Birthday with BJP's Political Chanakya - Amit Shah Ji and Bollywood's leading film actress Parineeti Chopra.
This Day 22nd November was also the launch day for India's first unmanned lunar mission Chandrayaan-1.
22nd October in the history of India2019 - India win Test-Series against South Africa by 3-0, India defeated South Africa by an innings and 202 runs in JSCA stadium, Ranchi, with this India whitewash South Africa for the first time in history.2008 – India launches its first unmanned lunar mission Chandrayaan-1.1947 – The Kashmir conflict between India and Pakistan begins, having started just after the partition of India.1633 – The Ming dynasty defeats the Dutch East India Company. Birthdays on 22nd October1988 – Parineeti Chopra is an Indian actress and singer who appears in Hindi fil…

Know about Zayn, Wasim and Nazim founder of YouTube Channel 'Round2Hell'

Namaste Indians,

Today will know, not about one emerging artist but three best friends and also three most hilarious artists from Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh, who happened to be like real to reel '3idiots', they are Zayn, Wasim and Nazim, founder of YouTube Channel 'Round2Hell'. The Channel Round2Hell has a huge fan base with 10.2 Million+ subscribers on the date of posting this article (This also made them the 5th individual YouTube creators in India to have 10 million subscribers on 17th of October 2019). Round2Hell is a funny video channel which is gaining exponential popularity these days.

Round2Hell came into being when these best friends Zayn, Wasim and Nazim started a YouTube channel to share their comedy videos, their acting and comedy plots were really hilarious and it took no time for them to get a huge subscriber base.

But what's this 'Round2Hell', how this name came into being?
As per Zayn, he is a fan of car drifting. One day he went for car drif…

Know about the 2nd Largest state economy Tamil Nadu

Namaste Indians,
Let's learn about the second-largest economy state in India, the richest in cultural heritage. Pride of beholding the oldest surviving language (Tamil) in the World, the Tamil Nadu.

Karl Schmidt Memorial is an architectural landmark commemorating a European sailor K.A.J Schmidt who was drowned near this spot on December 30, 1930, while trying to save the life of an English girl. Schmidt successfully saved her life but lost his own life in the process. It is located at Edward Elliot's Beach in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. 
Mamallapuram (earlier known as Mahabalipuram) - 56 km south of Chennai on the Tamil Nadu coast, where Prime Minister Narendra Modi met China’s President Xi Jinping on October 11 & 12 in an informal Wuhan-style summit was a major seaport during the ancient Chola and Pallava dynasties - and home to World Heritage-listed rock-cut temples and caves.

Mamallapuram has ties with China that go back 2000 years. Celadon ware (pottery) of the first cent…

21st October - A Day in the life of India

DayMonday, 21 October 2019Festivals, ObservationsIndian Police Commemoration Day 21st October in History of India 2019 - Defence Minister Rajnath Singh announced today (21st October 2019) that the Siachen area has been opened for tourist and tourism. From Siachen base camp to Kumar Post, the entire area has been opened for tourists. The Siachen Glacier, the highest battlefield in the world, is a part of Ladakh.1987 – The Jaffna hospital massacre is carried out by Indian Peace Keeping Force in Sri Lanka, killing 70 ethnic Tamil patients, doctors and nurses.1943 – World War II: The Provisional Government of Free India is formally established in Japanese-occupied Singapore.1867 – The Medicine Lodge Treaty is signed by southern Great Plains Indian leaders. The treaty requires Native American Plains tribes to relocate to a reservation in western Oklahoma. Birthdays on 21st October1972 – Ashutosh Agashe, Indian businessman and cricketer1937 - Farooq Abdullah is a Kashmiri politician and chair…

20th October - A Day in the life of India

DaySunday, 20 October 2019Festivals, ObservationsNone 20th October in History of India2019 - Rohit Sharma breaks Don Bradman's 71-year-old record after scoring 212(255) in thirst Test against South Africa in Ranchi, India. With this average 99.84, he overtook Australian legend Don Bradman record for the highest average at home (10 innings). Bradman scored 4332 runs in 33 home Tests between 1928 and 1948 at an average of 98.22.2019 - Indian Pacer Umesh Yadav smashed 31(10), including five sixes, on the second day of the third Test against South Africa on 20th October 2019. With this, he set the world record for recording the highest strike rate(10) in 10-plus ball innings in Test history. He also became the first cricketer to slam five sixes in an innings without smashing a four.1991 – A 6.8 Mw earthquake strikes the Uttarkashi region of India, killing more than 1,000 people.1962 – the People's Republic of China launches simultaneous offensives in Ladakh and across the McMahon …

19th October - A Day in the life of India

DaySaturday, 19 October 2019Festivals, ObservationsNone 19th October in History of India2019 - Rohit Sharma became 2nd Indian opener after Sunil Gavaskar to smash three centuries in a Test series. Rohit scored 176 and 127 in the first Test and touched 3-figure mark in just 130 deliveries, in the third Test against South Africa in Ranchi. Rohit also set the world record for most sixes in a Test series(17*). Birthdays on 19th October1961 – Sunny Deol, Indian actor and producer1924 - Nirendranath Chakraborty, legendary poet, author and essayist, West Bangal (Banga Govt) had honoured him with Banga Bibhushan award in 2017.1920 – Pandurang Shastri Athavale, Indian activist, philosopher, and spiritual leader (d. 2003)1917 – Sharadchandra Shankar Shrikhande, an Indian mathematician.1910 – Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, Indian-American astrophysicist, astronomer, and mathematician, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1995)1870 - Matangini Hazra, was an Indian revolutionary who participated in the Indian in…

Kow about an accomplished actor, theatre artist Dipanwit Dashmohapatra

Dipanwit Dashmohapatra (born: 14th August 1995) is an Actor, Director and a renowned theatre artist mostly works for Odia theatre group.

Early life

Dipanwit born in a small town Soro, in Balasore, Odisha to father Jeetendra Dashmohapatra and mother Jyotsna Dashmohapatra. Dipanwit did his schooling from Ramakrishna Sikhshya Niketana, Soro & S.N High School, Soro, He did his +2 from U.N College, Soro. Dipanwit did his B.Tech in Electrical Engineering from ITER College, Bhubaneswar, affiliated to S'O'A University.

B.Tech from ITER(S'O'A University)An active member of JEEVAN REKHA THEATRE GROUP, Bhubaneswar The former member of Uttar Purush Theatre Group, Bhubaneswar.A former Core member of Toneelstuk: The Stage Piece (S'O'A Dramatics club) (2013-2017)

"Andhayug" as an actor for Uttar Purush Theatre Group    Gandhi Chowk as an actor for Toneelstuk: The Stage Piece"Jupakastha" as an actor for Uttar Purush Theatre Group     "SI…