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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. Run For Unity on 31st October In this page, we have also shared the importance of this day (31st October), Significant historical Events of this day, Birthdays on this day and death anniversaries on October 31.  Festival/Observations on 31st October World Cities Day  National Unity Day 31st October in the history of India Radha 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

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. Significant events on this day in the history of India and death anniversaries on this day. If you have a  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) Famous 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 songwriter 1932 – 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. 1

Indian Origin CEOs heading global companies

This list compiles 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 Indians who are heading the biggest global companies. Parag Agrawal - CEO of Twitter Shantanu Narayen - Chairman, President and CEO of Adobe Ajaypal Singh Banga - CEO of MasterCard Satya Nadela - CEO for Microsoft Sundar Pichai - CEO of Google Pranav Mistry - President & CEO of Samsung Technology & Advanced Research Labs Rajiv Suri - President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Nokia Dinesh C. Paliwal - President and CEO of Harman International Sanjay Mehrotra - Chief executive Officer (CEO) of Micron Technology Ivan Menezes - Chief Executive Officer of Diageo Vivek Sankaran - CEO of Albertsons Cos. George Kurian - Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and President at NetApp Timeline Updates: 1st Januar

29th October - A Day in the life of India

This page is all about 29th October , this day in the history of India, significant historical events that happened on this day, famous birthdays on 29th October, and death anniversaries on this day. 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. More than 60 civilians were killed due to a series of bomb blasts. 1999 - A super cyclone that made landfall near Paradip devastates Odisha, India. The estimated maximum speed of the cyclone was around 260-270kmph at the core area. The storm created due to the cyclone created a huge surge in sea level up to 20 metres. As per official data, at

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, the Birthdays of famous personalities and any major events that happened in India on this day.  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. 28th October in the history of India 2019 - With All Nippon Airways (ANA) launch of a direct flight between Tokyo to Chennai, Chennai became the first South Indian city to get direct connectivity to Japan. Overall Chennai became the 3rd city in India to have direct flight connectivity between India and Japan after Delhi and Mumbai. 2019 - 1985-batch Indian Police Service Officer Anup Kumar Singh was appointed as the new Director General of the National Security Guard (NSG) on October 28 2019. Famous birthdays on 28th O

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. Lydian Nadhaswaram 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 Show Nadhaswaram 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

27th October - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of day 27th of October in the history of India, significant historical events, famous birthdays, death anniversaries, and festivals or observations on this day October 27. 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. Famous birthdays on 27 October 1976 - Maneet Chauhan , Indian-American chef and author 1967 - 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 works in film and television and is most known as the host of a television game show, Saanp Seedi. He is also a voice artist who dubs foreign media and

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. Tony John 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.

26th October - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 26th October in the history of India, Significant historical events, famous Birthdays, death anniversaries and festivals being celebrated on this day October 26. 26th October in the history of India 2019 - Lieutenant Colonel Swaroop Singh Kuntal became the fastest Indian to complete the Ironman Malaysia triathlon in a record time of 12 hours and 14 minutes. The triathlon consisted of 3.8 km of sea swimming, followed by 180 km of 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 km 1947 – Kashmir conflict: The Maharaja of Kashmir and Jammu signs the Instrument of Accession with India. Famous birthdays on 26th October 1974 – Raveena Tandon , Indian actress, producer, and former model 1890 – Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi , Indian journalist and politician (d. 1931) 1881 - Birendranath Sasmal was a lawyer, freedom activist and political leader. He was known a

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. Roshan Bisoi 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 M

25th October - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of October 25. Significant historical events, famous birthdays and death anniversaries on this of 25th October. 25th October in the history of India 2019 -  Satya Pal Malik , Governor of Jammu & Kashmir transferred and appointed as Governor of Goa 2019 - Girish Chandra Murmu became the first Lieutenant Governor of Jammu-Kashmir 2019 -  Radha Krishna Mathur became the first Lieutenant Governor of Ladakh Famous Birthdays on 25th October 1984 - 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 H

24th October - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 24th October in the history of India. Significant historical events, famous birthdays and death anniversaries on this day October 24. 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 results didn't give any clear mandate to any party. BJP is 40, INC is 31, JJP is 10 and Others 9. Famous Birthdays on 24th October 1935 – Mark Tully , Indian-English journalist and author 1921 – R. K. Laxman  or Rasipuram Krishnaswami Laxman was an Indian cartoonist, illustrator, and humorist. He is best known for his creation "The Common Man" and for his daily cartoon strip which was printed in the Daily Newspaper "The Times Of India". 1914 – Lakshmi Sahgal , Indian Independence movement revolutionary and Officer of the Indian National Army, was Minister of Women's affairs in the Azad Hind Movement launch

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 al

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'. Anupam Patnaik 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. Career 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 na

23rd October - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 23rd October in the history of India. Significant historical events, famous birthdays and death anniversaries on this October 23. 23rd October in the history of India Saurav Ganguly officially takes charge as 39th BCCI President Famous Birthdays on 23rd October 1979 - 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 author 1937 – Deven Verma , Indian actor, director, and producer (d. 2014) 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 lit

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. Birth Anniversary of Great Freedom Fighter Ashfaqulla Khan 22nd October in the history of India 2019 - 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

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

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 at Edward Elliot's Beach 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. The sleeping idol insi

21st October - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 21st October in the history of India. Significant historical events, famous birthdays and death anniversaries on October 21. 21st October in History of India 2019 - Defence Minister Rajnath Singh announced on 21st October 2019 that the Siachen area has been opened for tourists and tourism. From the 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. Famous Birthdays on 21st October 1972 – Ashutosh

20th October - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 20th October in the history of India. Significant historical events, famous birthdays and death anniversaries on October 20. 20th October in the History of India 2019 - Rohit Sharma breaks Don Bradman's 71-year-old record after scoring 212(255) in the thirst Test against South Africa in Ranchi, India. With this average of 99.84, he overtook Australian legend Don Bradman's 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

19th October - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 19th October in the history of India. Significant historical events, famous birthdays and death anniversaries on this day October 19. 19th October in the History of India 2019 - 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 the 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 October 1961 - Sunny Deol , Indian actor and producer 1924 - Nirendranath Chakraborty , legendary poet, author and essayist, West Bangal (Banga Govt) had honoured with the 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, astrono

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. Dipanwit Dashmohapatra 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. Career 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) Theatre artist Dipanwit Dashmohapatra Dipanwait in his upcoming short film "Shadow Tales" THEATRES "Andhayug" as an actor

18th October - A day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of October 18 in the history of India. Significant historical events, famous birthdays and death anniversaries on 18th October. 18th October in the History of India 2019 -  NASA's first all-female spacewalk launched on the 18th of October 2019 at the International Space Station. Famous Birthdays on 18th October 1984 – Freida Pinto , Indian actress and model Archana Kalpathi, CEO of AGSCinemas is from Chennai, India. 1978 – Kunal Kapoor , Indian actor 1977 – Jyothika , Indian actress 1974 – Amish Tripathi , Indian author 1965 – Zakir Naik , an Indian Islamic preacher; founder and president of the Islamic Research Foundation (IRF) 1950 – Om Puri , Indian actor (d. 2017) 1925 – N. D. Tiwari , Indian politician (d. 2018) Death anniversaries on 18th October 2018 – N. D. Tiwari , Indian politician (b. 1925) 1976 – Viswanatha Satyanarayana , Indian poet and author (b. 1895)

17th October - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of  17th October  in the history of India.  Significant historical events, famous Birthdays and Death Anniversaries on this day October 17. Festivals/Observations on 17th October Digital Society Day International Day for eradication of poverty. 17th October in History of India 2019 - The News Broadcasting Standards Authority (NBSA) stopped all television channel broadcasters to show any archival footage of the demolition of the Babri Masjid and 'exercise caution' while reporting on the issue. Famous Birthdays on 17th October 1992 - Keerthy Suresh is an Indian film actress who appears in Tamil, Malayalam and Telugu films. She won the National Film Award for Best Actress for portraying actress Savitri in the biopic Mahanati. She had her first lead role in the 2013 Malayalam film Geethaanjali. 1970 -  Anil Kumble , Indian cricketer 1955 - Smita Patil was an Indian actress in film, television and theatre. Regarded among the finest s

Know about multifaceted Odia Playback Singer Sandeep Panda

Sandeep Panda  (born: 23rd July 1995) is a singer, music composer, lyricist & producer, Sandeep mostly works for Odia film Industry. Sandeep Panda is one of the emerging new talents from odisha. Sandeep debuted with his own composed video song "Love - A mistake" which was released on OdiaOne channel, his cover of "Kalank" song has more than a million views. Sandeep Panda Early Life Born in a modest family to father Manoj Panda and mother Padmabati Mishra in Dhenkanal, started learning Hindustani classical at the age of 8 from guru Ganesh Mishra but later moved to Bhubaneswar. Though having classical background Sandeep likes making soft romantic and rock music. Sandeep gives a lot of credit to his father because he was the one who wanted him to be a singer. He started doing shows from the early age of 10 and soon he had numerous awards in his craft. After completion of B.Tech from GIFT Engineering College, Bhubaneswar he moved to Pune. During his