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31st December - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 31st December in the history of India, Major historical events on this day, Famous Birthdays on 31st December and death anniversaries on this day.

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December 31, in the history of India1999 – Indian Airlines Flight 814 hijacking ended after seven days with the release of 190 survivors at Kandahar Airport, Afghanistan.1600 – The British East India Company is chartered. Famous Birthdays on 31st December1965 – Laxman Sivaramakrishnan, Indian cricketer1953 - Madan Bhimarao Lokur is a veteran Indian jurist. He is a former judge of the Supreme Court of India and is currently a judge of the Supreme Court of Fiji.1934 – Ameer Muhammad Akram Awan, Indian author, poet, and scholar (d. 2017)1925 – Sri Lal Sukla, Indian author (d. 2011)1912 – John Frost, Indian-English general (d. 1993)1738 – Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis, English general and politician, 3rd Governor-General of India (d. 1805) Death…

30th December - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 30th December in the history of India, Major historical events on this day, Famous Birthdays on 30th December and death anniversaries on this day.
December 30, in the history of India2019 - Bipin Rawat appointed as India's first Chief of Defence Staff1943 – Subhas Chandra Bose raises the flag of Indian independence at Port Blair.1906 – The All-India Muslim League is founded in Dacca, East Bengal, British India (later Dhaka, Bangladesh). Famous Birthdays on 30th December1923 – Prakash Vir Shastri, Indian academic and politician (d. 1977)1879 – Ramana Maharshi, Indian guru and philosopher (d. 1950)1865 – Rudyard Kipling, Indian-English author and poet, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1936) Death Anniversaries on this day2015 – Mangesh Padgaonkar, Indian poet, playwright, and translator (b. 1929)1990 – Raghuvir Sahay, Indian author, poet, and critic (b. 1929)1971 – Vikram Sarabhai, Indian physicist and academic (b. 1919)

29th December - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 29th December in the history of India, Major historical events on this day, Famous Birthdays on 29th December and death anniversaries on this day.

29th December in the history of India
2019 - Amitabh Bachchan awarded the most prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke award for his lifetime contribution to Hindi Cinema.
Famous Birthdays on 29th December1974 – Twinkle Khanna, Indian actress and writer1942 – Rajesh Khanna, Indian actor (d. 2012)1917 – Ramanand Sagar, Indian director and producer (d. 2005)1904 – Kuvempu, Indian author and poet (d. 1994)1844 – Womesh Chunder Bonnerjee, Indian barrister and was the first president of Indian National Congress. (d. 1906) Death Anniversaries on this day2015 – Om Prakash Malhotra, Indian general and politician, 25th Governor of Punjab (b. 1922)2014 – Hari Harilela, Indian-Hong Kong businessman and philanthropist (b. 1922)2013 – Jagadish Mohanty, Indian author and translator (b. 1951)

28th December - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 28th December, in the history of India, Major historical events on this day, Famous Birthdays on 28th December and death anniversaries on this day.
December 28, in the history of India1885 – Indian National Congress, a political party of India, is founded in Bombay Presidency, British India. Famous Birthdays on 28th December1952 – Arun Jaitley, Indian lawyer and politician, 9th Indian Minister of Law and Justice (d. 2019)1941 – Intikhab Alam, Indian-Pakistani cricketer and coach1940 – A. K. Antony, Indian lawyer and politician, Indian Minister of Defence1937 – Ratan Tata, Indian businessman and philanthropist1932 – Dhirubhai Ambani, Indian businessman, founded Reliance Industries (d. 2002)

27th December - A Day in the life of India

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of December 27 and death anniversaries on this day.

Tansen Samaroh
The Best thing to do today on 27th December 2019 Tansen Samman is presented every year to honour famous Indian classical singers and musicians. Some awardees are Pt. Ulhaas Kashalkar, Pt Dalchan Sharma, Pt Laxman Krishnarao Pandit, Prabhakar Karekar, Rajan and Sajan Mishra among others.
Venue:
Tansen Tomb, Gwalior.
27th December 2019 to 29th December 2019
27th December in the History of India1911 – "Jana Gana Mana", the national anthem of India, is first sung in the Calcutta Session of the Indian National Congress. Famous Birthdays on 27th December1797 – Mirza Ghalib, Indian poet (died in the year 1869)1927 – Nityanand Swami, Indian lawyer and politician, 1st Chief Minister of Uttarakhand (died in the year 2012)1965 – Salman Khan, Indian film actor and producer Death Anniversaries on December 272013 – Farooq Sheikh…

26th December - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 26th December. Major historical events of this day, famous Birthdays of December 26 and death anniversaries on this day.
26th December in the history of India2004 – The 9.1–9.3 Mw  Indian Ocean earthquake shakes northern Sumatra with a maximum Mercalli intensity of IX (Violent). One of the largest observed tsunamis follows, affecting the coastal areas of Thailand, India, Sri Lanka, the Maldives, Malaysia, Myanmar, Bangladesh, and Indonesia; death toll is estimated at 227,898. Famous Birthdays on 26th December1976 - Captain Vijyant Thapar was an officer of the Indian Army and belonged to the famous 2 Rajputana Rifles (infantry regiment). He was posthumously awarded India's 3rd highest military honour the Vir Chakra by the president, for his audacious bravery during the Kargil War. He fell while leading an attack of 2 Rajputana Rifles at Tololing (Black Rocks -KNOLL) during the Kargil War on 29 June 1999. He was 22 years old and was a fourth generation…

India's most promising talents of the year 2019

This list comprise of most promising Indian talents of the year 2019 in various fields like, Artists, Actors, Dancers, Singers, Stand Up Comedian, Authors & Poets etc.
Most promising artist of the year 2019
CategoryNameArtistTarab KhanDancerV.UnbeatableComic VideosRound2HellSingerSandeep PandaTheater ActorDipanwit DashmohapatraAuthorSaqti MohantyStandup ComicRoshan BisoiPoetZubair Ali Tabish
Learn more about them in detail here on Namaste India. Do give your suggestions/Feedback on the list. Feel free to comment and give any suggestion which you feel got missed in the list or you knew someone as better alternative to any mentioned winners in the list.

25th December - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 25th December. Major historical events of this day, famous Birthdays of December 25 and death anniversaries on this day.
Celebrations/Observations on this dayGood Governance DayTulsi Pujan DiwasChristmas Famous Birthdays on 25th December1959 – Ramdas Athawale, Indian poet and politician1936 – Ismail Merchant, Indian-English director and producer (d. 2005)1927 – Ram Narayan, Indian sarangi player1924 – Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Indian poet and politician, 10th Prime Minister of India (d. 2018)1921 – Zaib-un-Nissa Hamidullah, Indian-Pakistani journalist and author (d. 2000)1919 – Naushad Ali, Indian composer and director (d. 2006)1891 – Kenneth Arthur Noel Anderson, Indian-English general and politician, Governor of Gibraltar (d. 1959)1876 – Muhammad Ali Jinnah, Indian-Pakistani lawyer and politician, 1st Governor-General of Pakistan (d. 1948)1861 – Madan Mohan Malaviya, Indian educator, lawyer, and politician, President of the Indian National Congress (d. 194…

24th December - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 24th December. Major historical events of this day, famous Birthdays of December 24 and death anniversaries on this day.
24th December in the history of India1999 – Indian Airlines Flight 814 is hijacked in Indian airspace between Kathmandu, Nepal, and Delhi, India. The aircraft landed at Kandahar in Afghanistan. The incident ended on December 31 with the release of 190 survivors (one passenger is killed). Famous Birthdays on 24th December1956 – Anil Kapoor, Indian actor and producer.1944 – Oswald Gracias, Indian cardinal1942 – Indra Bania, Indian actor, director, and playwright (d. 2015)1932 – Colin Cowdrey, Indian-English cricketer (d. 2000)1924 - Mohammed Rafi, Indian playback singer and widely considered to be one of the greatest and most influential singers of India. Death Anniversaries on December 241988 – Jainendra Kumar, Indian author (b. 1905)1987 – M. G. Ramachandran, Sri Lankan-Indian actor, producer, and politician, 5th Chief Minister of Tamil Na…

23rd December - A Day in the life of India

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Celebrations/Observations on this day
Kisan Diwas (Uttar Pradesh, India)

23rd December in the history of India


Famous Birthdays on 23rd December
1902 – Charan Singh, Indian lawyer and politician, 5th Prime Minister of India (d. 1987)1690 – Pamheiba, Indian emperor (d. 1751)

Death Anniversaries on December 23
2013 – G. S. Shivarudrappa, Indian poet and educator (b. 1926)2010 – K. Karunakaran, Indian lawyer and politician, 7th Chief Minister of Kerala (b. 1918)2004 – P. V. Narasimha Rao, Indian lawyer and politician, 9th Prime Minister of India (b. 1921)1926 – Swami Shraddhanand, Indian monk, missionary, and educator (b. 1856)

22nd December - A Day in the life of India

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Celebrations/Observations on this day
National Mathematics Day (India)

22nd December in the history of India
1939 – Indian Muslims observe a "Day of Deliverance" to celebrate the resignations of members of the Indian National Congress over their not having been consulted over the decision to enter World War II with the United Kingdom.1921 – Opening of Visva-Bharati College, also known as Santiniketan College, now Visva Bharati University, India.1851 – India's first freight train is operated in Roorkee, India.

Famous Birthdays on 22nd December
1971 – Ajeenkya Patil, Indian economist and academic1947 – Dilip Doshi, Indian cricketer1929 – Wazir Mohammad, Indian-Pakistani cricketer1887 – Srinivasa Ramanujan, Indian mathematician and theorist (d. 1920)1853 – Sarada Devi, Indian mystic and philosopher (d. 1920)1666 – Guru Gobind S…

How seven college students come up with a solution to save lives of people from Snakebites

There was a time when India was known with a name which we never liked to hear and that name was the "land of snake charmers", it took us time to get away with that image, but yes certainly we are much more than that image, we are one of the fastest growing economy and 5th largest economy in the world now.

But still with all this, will you believe if I say that in recent times, each year an estimated 80,000 Indians die only due to snake bites? Yes, it's true, as rural India still struggles to get the adequate amount of antidotes and trained hands to tackle the situation.

This snake bites is one of the commonest-but-neglected public health worries. The reason for such high mortality range from delayed or non-arrival of the victims at the health centres within six hours, shortage of anti-venom and inadequate care provided at the health centres. "Delayed treatment can be fatal, especially beyond six hours after the bite. In many parts of South Asia, only half of the p…

21st December - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 21st December. Major historical events in the history of India, famous Birthdays on December 21 and death anniversaries on 21st December.

Famous Birthdays on 21st December1989 – Tamannaah, South Indian actress1972 – Y. S. Jaganmohan Reddy, Indian journalist and politician1963 – Govinda, Indian actor, singer, and politician1959 – Krishnamachari Srikkanth, Indian cricketer1963 - Govind Ahuja, known mononymously as Govinda, is an Indian film actor, dancer, and former politician known for his work in Hindi films. Known for his dancing skills, Govinda has received twelve Filmfare Award nominations, a Filmfare Special Award, a Filmfare Award for Best Comedian, and four Zee Cine Awards.1932 – U. R. Ananthamurthy, Indian author, poet, and critic (d. 2014) Death Anniversaries on 21st December2004 – Autar Singh Paintal, Indian physiologist and neurologist (b. 1925)

20th December - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 20th December. Major historical events in the history of India, Birthdays of eminent personalities and celebrities on December 20 and death anniversaries of this day.

20th December in the history of India
1942 – World War II: Japanese air forces bomb Calcutta, India.

Famous Birthdays on 20th December
1945 – Sivakant Tiwari, Indian-Singaporean lawyer and author (d. 2010)1909 – Vakkom Majeed, Indian journalist and politician (d. 2000)

Death Anniversaries on December 20
1915 – Upendrakishore Ray, Indian painter and composer (b. 1863)

19th December - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 19th December in the history of India. Major historical events on this day, famous Birthdays on this day and death anniversaries on this day.
Festivals/Observations on 19th December
Goa Liberation Day 
19th December in the history of India
1961 – India annexes Daman and Diu, part of Portuguese India.1929 – The Indian National Congress promulgates the Purna Swaraj (the Declaration of the Independence of India).1927 – Three Indian revolutionaries, Ram Prasad Bismil, Roshan Singh and Ashfaqulla Khan, are executed by the British Raj for participation in the Kakori conspiracy.
Famous Birthdays on 19th December1969 – Nayan Mongia is a former Indian cricketer. He was a right-handed batsman and a wicketkeeper.1966 – Rajesh Chauhan  is a former Indian cricketer who played in 21 Tests and 35 One Day Internationals from 1993 to 1998. He was part of the Indian spin trio of Kumble (Leg break) -Raju (Left arm orthodox)-Chauhan (Off break), in the 1990s.1934 – Pratibha P…

18th December - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of this day 18th December, in the history of India. Major events on this day, eminent personalities and celebrities Birthday on this day, death anniversaries of December 17.

Famous Birthdays on 18th December1971 - Barkha Dutt is an Indian television journalist and author working with Tiranga TV. She was part of NDTV's team for 21 years, until she left the channel in January 2017. Barkha emerged as a prominent figure after her frontline war reporting on the Kargil Conflict between India & Pakistan in 1999. Dutt has won many national and international awards, including the Padma Shri, India's fourth highest civilian honour.1961 – Lalchand Rajput, former Indian cricketer1955 – Vijay Mallya, Indian businessman and politician1928 – Mirza Tahir Ahmad, Indian-English caliph and author (d. 2003)1887 – Bhikhari Thakur, Indian actor, singer, and playwright (d. 1971) Death Anniversaries on December 181973 – Allama Rasheed Turabi, Indian-Pakistani religious…

17th December - A Day in the life of India

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17th December in the history of India 1928 – Indian revolutionaries Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev Thapar and Shivaram Rajguru assassinate British police officer James Saunders in Lahore, Punjab, to avenge the death of Lala Lajpat Rai at the hands of the police. The three were executed in 1931.
1927 – Indian revolutionary Rajendra Lahiri is hanged in Gonda jail, Uttar Pradesh, India, two days before the scheduled date.

Famous Birthdays on 17th December
1978 – Riteish Deshmukh, Indian film actor, producer and architect1914 – Mushtaq Ali, was an Indian cricketer, a right-handed opening batsman who holds the distinction of scoring the first overseas Test century by an Indian player when he scored 112 against England at Old Trafford in 1936.1910 – Eknath Easwaran, Indian-American educator and author (d. 1999)1905 – Mohammad H…

16th December - A Day in the life of India

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This day celebrated as Bijoy dibosh (विजय दिवस or Victory Day) is commemorated every 16 December in India, On this day in 1971, the chief of the Pakistani forces, General Amir Abdullah Khan Niazi, along with 93,000 troops, surrendered to the allied forces consists of Indian Army and Mukti Bahini, led by General Jagjit Singh Aurora, of India in the Ramna Race Course, now Suhrawardy Udyan, in Dhaka after their defeat in the war. The anniversary of Vijay Divas is observed across India by paying tributes to the martyrs who laid down their lives for the nation.
16th December in the history of India
1971 - Bangladesh Liberation War and Indo-Pakistani War of 1971: The ceasefire of the Pakistan Army brings an end to both conflicts. This is commemorated annually as Victory Day in Bangladesh, and as Vijay Diwas in India.1782 - British East…

15th December - A Day in the life of India

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15th December is observed as International Tea Day. It has been celebrated since 2005 in tea producing countries like India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Vietnam, Indonesia, Bangladesh, Kenya, Malawi, Malaysia, Uganda and Tanzania.
Madras Music Season Tamil Nadu. "Dance and Drama & non-Carnatic Art Forms" will start from 15th December 2019 and will end by 1st of Jan 2020 at T.T Krishnamachari Auditorium Chennai.Events to attend today Famous Birthdays on December 151976 – Baichung Bhutia, Indian footballer and manager1933 – Bapu, Indian director and screenwriter (d. 2014)1917 – Shan-ul-Haq Haqqee, was a notable Urdu poet, writer, journalist, broadcaster, translator, critic, researcher, linguist and lexicographer of Pakistan. (died on 11th October 2005)1908 – Swami Ranganathananda, Indian monk, scholar, and author (d. 2005) Deat…

14th December - A Day in the life of India

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Today (14th December) is observed as "National Energy Conservation Day".
Famous Birthdays on 14th December1984 – Rana Daggubati, Indian actor and producer1953 – Vijay Amritraj, Indian tennis player and sportscaster1934 – Shyam Benegal, Indian director and screenwriter1924 – Raj Kapoor, Indian actor, director, and producer (d. 1988)1918 – B. K. S. Iyengar, Indian yoga instructor and author, founded Iyengar Yoga (d. 2014) Death Anniversaries on 14th December2013 – C. N. Karunakaran, Indian painter and illustrator (b. 1940)

13th December - A Day in the life of India

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The Best thing to do today on 13th December 2019 "Magnetic fields" is a vibrant, contemporary and future-facing festival. If you love and enjoy jamming on indie rock and electro beats, "Magnetic fields" is the place for you. The three-day event will give you an experience of crashing parties, dancing on rooftops and watching the desert come alive. Line-ups Maribou State, The Black Madonna, Ross from friends, Deena Abdelwahed, Hune, Palms Trax, Haai, Esa Amandla and many others. Venue: Alsisar Mahal, Alsisar, Rajasthan 13th December 2019 to 15th December 2019 13th December in the history of India2001 – Sansad Bhavan, the building housing the Indian Parliament, was attacked by terrorists. 14 people were killed, including the terrorists. Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM), two Pakistan-based terrorist …

12th December - A Day in the life of India

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12th December in the history of India1975 - Pushpa Dave a social worker and trustee of "Social Gratitude Fund" was house arrested as Indira Gandhi visited the city, Bombay.1941 – World War II: The United Kingdom declares war on Bulgaria. Hungary and Romania declare war on the United States. India declares war on Japan.1911 – King George V of the United Kingdom and Mary of Teck are enthroned as Emperor and Empress of India.1911 – Delhi replaces Calcutta as the capital of India. Famous Birthdays on 12th December1981 - Yuvraj Singh is a former Indian cricketer who played in all forms of the game. An all-rounder who bats left-handed in the middle order and bowls slow left-arm orthodox, Yuvraj is the son of former Indian fast bowler and Punjabi actor Yograj Singh. One of the greatest limited over players to play for India, …

11th December - A Day in the life of India

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Famous Birthdays on 11th December1980 - Jamshad Cethirakath, known by his stage name Arya, is an Indian film actor and producer, who mainly appears in Tamil films besides appearing in a number of Malayalam, Telugu and Kannada productions. He made his breakthrough portraying rogue characters in Vishnuvardhan's Arinthum Ariyamalum and Pattiyal.1982 - Jignesh Mevani is a member of legislative assembly, Vadgam constituency, Gujarat. He is a social activist and lawyer.1969 - Vishwanathan Anand, Chess player and First Grandmaster from India in Chess.1935 – Pranab Mukherjee, Indian journalist and politician, 13th President of India1934 – Salim Durani, Afghan-Indian cricketer1931 – Rajneesh, Indian guru, mystic, and educator (d. 1990)1929 – Subhash Gupte, Indian cricketer (d. 2002)1922 - Dilip Kumar (Born as Muhammad Yusuf Khan) is t…

10th December - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 10th December Read about major historical events on this day. Famous Birthdays on this day and Death Anniversaries on this day. 10th December is observed as  Human Rights Day.
Famous Birthdays on 10th December1957 – Prem Rawat, Indian-American guru and educator1948 – Jasuben Shilpi, Indian sculptor (d. 2013)1878 – C. Rajagopalachari, Indian lawyer and politician, 45th Governor-General of India (d. 1972)1870 – Jadunath Sarkar, Indian historian (d. 1958) Death Anniversaries on 10th December2013 – Srikanta Wadiyar, Indian politician and the titular Maharaja of Mysore(b. 1946)2001 – Ashok Kumar, Indian actor, singer, and producer (b. 1911)1963 – K. M. Panikkar, Indian historian and diplomat (b. 1894)1953 – Abdullah Yusuf Ali, Indian-English scholar and translator (b. 1872)

9th December - A Day in the life of India

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Festivals/Observations on 9th of December
Today is World Patient Safety Day.Today is the International Anti-Corruption Day. In September 2015, the United Nations General Assembly established 9 December as the International Day of Commemoration and Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide and of the Prevention of this Crime.On this day in 1946, the Constituent Assembly met for the first time.
9th December in the history of India1971 – Indo-Pakistani War: The Indian Air Force executes an airdrop of Indian Army units, bypassing Pakistani defences.1946 – The Constituent Assembly of India meets for the first time to write the Constitution of India.1940 – World War II: Operation Compass: British and Indian troops under the command of Major-General Richard O'Connor attack Italian forces near Sidi Barrani in Egypt. Famous Birth…

8th December - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 8th December Read about major historical events on this day. Famous Birthdays on this day and Death Anniversaries on this day.
8th December in the history of India1971 – Indo-Pakistani War: The Indian Navy launches an attack on West Pakistan's port city of Karachi.1930 - On this day the historic trio Benoy, Badal and Dinesh stormed the Writer's Building. Badal Gupta attained the martyrdom on the very day itself. Famous Birthdays on December 81944 - Sharmila Tagore (also known as Begum Ayesha Sultana Khan following conversion to Islam and marriage) is a former Indian film actress known for her works in Hindi cinema as well as Bengali cinema. She has received two National Film Awards and two Filmfare Awards for her performances. She was one of the highest paid actresses in 70s and also one of the iconic veteran actresses of Indian Cinema. She led the Indian Film Censor Board from October 2004 till March 2011. In December 2005 she was chosen as a UN…

7th December - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 7th December. Read about major historical events on this day. Famous Birthdays on this day and Death Anniversaries on this day.

Today on 7th December every year India celebrates "The Armed Forces Flag Day" or "The Flag Day of India". This day is dedicated to India towards collection of funds from people of India for the welfare of the Indian Armed Forces personnel. It has been observed annually in India on December 7 since 1949.

Today that is 7th of December is also observed as International Civil Aviation Day.
In 1996 the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed that 7 December was to be the International Civil Aviation Day. The day has been celebrated by the International Civil Aviation Organization since 7 December 1994, the 50th anniversary of the signing the Convention on International Civil Aviation.
The Flag day is mainly observed to serve three basic purposesRehabilitation of battle casualtiesWelfare of serving personnel and…

6th December - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 6th December. Read about major historical events on this day. Famous Birthdays on this day and Death Anniversaries on this day. Today on December 6, West Bengal or Bangla celebrates it as 'Sanhati Dibas' to mark the rich culture heritage of India which believes in Unity in Diversity.
6th December in the history of India1992 - On 6 December 1992, a large group of Hindu activists of the Vishva Hindu Parishad and allied organisations demolished the 16th-century Babri Mosque in the city of Ayodhya, in Uttar Pradesh, leading to widespread riots causing the death of over 1,500 people.1971 – Pakistan severs diplomatic relations with India, initiating the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971. Famous Birthdays on December 61993 – Jasprit Jasbirsingh Bumrah is an Indian cricketer who plays for the Indian national cricket team in all formats of the game.1985 – Rudra Pratap Singh, commonly as RP Singh, is a former indian cricketer, who has represented India in Test, O…

5th December - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 5th December. Read about major historical events on this day. Famous Birthdays on this day and Death Anniversaries on this day. Today that is 5th of December is also celebrated as World Soil Day.
5th December in the history of India1971 – Battle of Gazipur: Pakistani forces stand defeated as India cedes Gazipur to Bangladesh. Famous Birthdays on 5th December1985 – Shikhar Dhawan, Indian cricketer1974 – Ravish Kumar, Indian journalist and author associated with TV Channel NDTV.1965 – Manish Malhotra, Indian fashion designer1932 – Nadira, Indian actress (d. 2006)1905 - Mohammed Abdullah Sheikh was a Kashmiri politician and was the 3rd Chief Minister of the state of Jammu & Kashmir(between 25 February 1975 – 26 March 1977), he played a central role in the politics of Jammu and Kashmir.1898 – Josh Malihabadi, Indian-Pakistani poet and translator (d. 1982) Death Anniversary on 5th December2016 – Jayalalithaa, Indian politician, chief minister of Tamil Nad…

4th December - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 4th December. Read about major historical events on this day. Famous Birthdays on this day and Death Anniversaries on this day.
Festivals/Observations today on 4th DecemberIndian Navy Day 4th December in the history of India2019 - Forbes Asia names Azim Premji as Asia's most generous philanthropist.2019 - Sundar Pichai of Google becomes the CEO of its parent company Alphabet1971 – The Indian Navy attacks the Pakistan Navy and Karachi. Famous Birthdays on 4th December1977 – Ajit Agarkar, Indian cricketer1919 – I. K. Gujral, Indian poet and politician, 12th Prime Minister of India (d. 2012)1910 – R. Venkataraman, Indian lawyer and politician, 6th President of India (d. 2009)1884 – R. C. Majumdar, Indian historian (d. 1980) Death Anniversary on 4th December2017 – Shashi Kapoor, Indian actor (b. 1938)2014 – V. R. Krishna Iyer, Indian lawyer and judge (b. 1914)

Know about Suparno Satpathy

Suparno Satpathy is a highly respected socio-political leader from the state of Odisha in India. He is the great-grandson of Kalindi Charan Panigrahi and the grandson of Nandini Satpathy.


Suparno Satpathy is the Chairman of Smt. Nandini Satpathy Memorial Trust (SNSMT), a leading non-profit organisation of India working for social causes. From 2007 till 2012 he held the office of Convenor PMYSA-Orissa, Ministry of Panchayati Raj, Government of India.

He was a part of the Indian National Congress party from Dec 2006 till 21 March 2014. He joined Aama Odisha Party a day after resigning from the Congress. Suparno Satpathy unsuccessfully contested for Member of Parliament in the 2014 Indian general election from Dhenkanal (Lok Sabha constituency). On 7 March 2018 Aama Odisha Party had a merger with Biju Janata Dal

Suparno Satpathy is a lead member in the movement for declassification of Netaji Files. The files which shall lead to the unveiling of the mystery of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose. …

3rd December - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 3rd December. Read about major historical events on this day. Famous Birthdays on this day and Death Anniversaries on this day.

3rd December in the history of India2019 - A NASA satellite orbiting the Moon has found India’s Chandrayaan-2 Vikram lander which crashed on the lunar surface in September 7 2019.1984 – Bhopal disaster: A methyl isocyanate leak from a Union Carbide pesticide plant in Bhopal, India, kills more than 3,800 people outright and injures 150,000–600,000 others (some 6,000 of whom would later die from their injuries) in one of the worst industrial disasters in history.1971 – Indo-Pakistani War of 1971: Pakistan launches a pre-emptive strike against India and a full-scale war begins claiming hundreds of lives. Famous Birthdays on 3rd December1986 - Chandrashekhar Azad is an Indian social activist, Ambedkarite activist and lawyer. He is co-founder and president of Bhim Army. He is also known as "Ravan". However, he has disassoci…

2nd December - A Day in the life of India

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Today that is 2nd December, is observed as National Pollution Control Day. The aim behind the celebration of this day is to commemorate the people who lost their lives in the unfortunate incident of Bhopal Gas Tragedy that occurred on this day in the year 1984.
2nd November in the history of India
Sub Lieutenant Shivangi became Indian Navy's first-ever woman pilot.  
Famous Birthdays on 2nd December1937 – Manohar Joshi, Indian lawyer and politician, 15th Chief Minister of Maharashtra1898 – Indra Lal Roy, Indian lieutenant and first Indian fighter aircraft pilot (d. 1918) Death Anniversary on 2nd December2014 – A. R. Antulay, Indian lawyer and politician, 8th Chief Minister of Maharashtra (b. 1929)1980 – Chaudhry Muhammad Ali, Indian-Pakistani lawyer and politician, 4th Prime Minister of Pakistan (b. 1905)

Know about Saravanan Arul, owner of Saravana Selvarathinam Stores in India

Saravanan Arul is the owner of Saravana Selvarathinam Stores in India. He is the son of late business mogul Selvarathinam who was the founder of the Saravana Selvarathinam Stores and part of the largest family-run business retail chain in India.


Saravanan Arul who controls different shops of Saravana Stores is now all set to make his entry into Tamil film industry, not as a producer but as an actor, infact as a hero. Saravana Arul who uses "Selvarathinam" logo for the stores under his control has appeared in several advertisements of his own shops.

Saravanan Arul's Kollywood entry is almost confirmed and he is reportedly impressed by the story narrated by director duo, JD – Jerry (Joseph D Sami and Gerald) of Whistle and Ullaasam fame. The film will co-star Geethika Tiwary as the female lead, alongside Prabhu, Vivekh, Vijayakumar, Nasser, Thambi Ramiah, Kaali Venkat, Mayilsamy, Latha, Kovai Sarala and Devi Mahesh. The makers of the movie have set their eyes on Tamil New …

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1st December - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 1st December. Read about major historical events on this day. Famous Birthdays on this day and Death Anniversaries on this day.


Today that is 1st November is observed as BSF Raising Day.Border Security Force (BSF) was raised in the wake of the 1965 War on 1 December 1965, "for ensuring the security of the borders of India and for matters connected therewith". It is a Central Armed Police Force charged with guarding India's land border during peacetime and preventing transnational crime at the same, it has various active roles during an outbreak of war.
Festivals/Observations on 1st of DecemberToday that is on December 1, "World AIDS Day" is observed. The day is observed to raise awareness among people towards the problem of AIDS and HIV, a disease that affects the immune system of the body. Thing you can do today on 1st December 2019Attend Hornbill Festival, Nagaland
Venue: Kisama Heritage Village, Kohima 1st December 2019 to 10th D…