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30th April - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 30th April in the history of India. Major historical events on this day. Famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on April 30. Celebrations/Observations on April 30 30th April in the history of India 2012 – An overloaded ferry capsizes on the Brahmaputra River in India killing at least 103 people. 1982 – The Bijon Setu massacre occurs in Calcutta, India. Famous Birthdays on April 30 1987 – Rohit Sharma, Indian cricketer 1981 – Kunal Nayyar, British-Indian actor 1964 – Abhishek Chatterjee, Indian actor 1964 – Tony Fernandes, Malaysian-Indian businessman, co-founded Tune Group 1926 – Shrinivas Khale, Indian composer (d. 2011) 1870 – Dadasaheb Phalke, Indian director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 1944) Death Anniversaries on April 30 2020 - Chuni Goswami, Indian legendary football player. 2020 - Rishi Kapoor, Veteran Hindi film actor. 2014 – Khaled Choudhury, Indian painter and set designer (b. 1919) 2011 – Dorjee Khandu, India

29th April - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 29th April in the history of India. Major historical events on this day. Famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on April 29 . Celebrations/Observations on April 29 29th April in the history of India 1916 – World War I: The UK's 6th Indian Division surrenders to Ottoman Forces at the Siege of Kut in one of the largest surrenders of British forces up to that point. Famous Birthdays on April 29 1980 - Pratik Gandhi is an Indian actor. He is best known for portraying Harshad Mehta in TV series "Scam 1992". He graduated in Industrial Engineering from the North Maharashtra University, Jalgaon in 2004. 1976 - Mradima Kumari is the daughter of Digvijaya Singh. She married to Shri Ranjitsinhji of Muli. 1946 - Ajit Pramod Kumar Jogi was an Indian politician, who served as the first chief minister of the state of Chhattisgarh, India. He was a member of the Indian National Congress political party. Jogi studied Mechanical Engineering at

28th April - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 28th April in the history of India. Major historical events on this day. Famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on April 28 Celebrations/Observations on April 28 Lawyers' Day (Odisha) Famous Birthdays on April 28 1987 – Samantha Akkineni, Indian actress and model Death Anniversaries on April 28

27th April - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 27th April in the history of India. Major historical events on this day. Famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on April 27. 27th April in the history of India 2020 - Justice Mohammad Rafiq appointed as Hon’ble Chief Justice of Orissa High Court. Famous Birthdays on April 27 1979 - Karnieka Kumari was the daughter of the former CM of Madhya Pradesh Digvijaya Singh. She was the youngest daughter of Digvijaya Singh ji and died due to cancer on 29th April 2016. 1976 – Faisal Saif , Indian director, screenwriter, and critic 1941 – Dilip Kumar Chakrabarti , Indian archaeologist 1912 – Zohra Sehgal , Indian actress, dancer, and choreographer (d. 2014) Death Anniversaries on April 27 2017 – Vinod Khanna, Indian actor, producer and politician (b. 1946) 2009 – Feroz Khan (actor), Indian Actor, Film Director & Producer (b. 1939)

26th April - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 26th April in the history of India. Major historical events on this day. Famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on April 26. Famous Birthdays on April 26 1975 – Rahul Verma, Indian social worker & activist 1940 – Molvi Iftikhar Hussain Ansari, Indian cleric and politician (d. 2014) 1932 – Israr Ahmed, Indian-Pakistani theologian, philosopher, and scholar (d. 2010) 1876 - Marth Thresia Mankidiyan also known as Mariam Thresia, was born in Puthenchira in the Thrissur district of Kerala on 26th of April 1876. She was an Indian Syro-Malabar Catholic professed religious and the founder of the Congregation of the Holy Family. Pope John Paul II beatified the late nun on 9th of April 2000. Pope Francis approved a second miracle attributed to her at the beginning of 2019 and she is to be canonized on 13 October 2019. Mariam Thresia died on 8th of June 1926. Death Anniversaries on April 26 1987 – Shankar, Indian composer and conductor (b. 1922) 1

25th April - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of April 25 in the history of India. Major historical events on this day, Famous Birthdays on this day and Death Anniversaries on this day. Celebrations/Observations on April 25 2020 - Parshuram jayanti 2020 - Onset of Mah-E-Ramadan Panchayati Raj Divas World Malaria Day April 25 in the history of India 2023 - PM Modi to inaugurate India's first Water Metro in Kochi, Kerala. 2023 - PM Modi to inaugurate Kerala's first Vande Bharat Express. 1915 - World War I: The Battle of Gallipoli begins: The invasion of the Turkish Gallipoli Peninsula by British, French, Indian, Newfoundland, Australian and New Zealand troops, begins with landings at Anzac Cove and Cape Helles. Famous Birthdays on April 25 1961 - Dinesh D'Souza, Indian-American journalist and author Death Anniversaries on April 25 2005 - Swami Ranganathananda, Indian monk and educator (b. 1908)

24th April - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of April 24 in the history of India. Major historical events on this day, Famous Birthdays on this day and Death Anniversaries on this day. Celebrations/Observations on April 24 National Panchayati Raj Day April 24 in the history of India Famous Birthdays on April 24 1987 – Varun Dhawan, Indian actor 1973 – Sachin Tendulkar, Indian cricketer 1934 – Jayakanthan, Indian journalist and author (d. 2015) 1929 – Dr. Rajkumar, Indian actor and singer (d. 2006) Death Anniversaries on April 24 2014 – Shobha Nagi Reddy, Indian politician (b. 1968) 2011 – Sathya Sai Baba, Indian guru and philanthropist (b. 1926)

23rd April - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of April 23 in the history of India. Major historical events on this day, Famous Birthdays on this day and Death Anniversaries on this day. Celebrations/Observations on April 23 April 23 in the history of India Famous Birthdays on April 23 1977 – Kal Penn , Indian-American actor Death Anniversaries on April 23 2021 - Shravan Rathod of the music composer Nadeem-Shravan passed away on April 23. He was tested positive for COVID-19 and was reported to be in a critical condition. He was admitted to Raheja hospital in Mahim. The 66-year-old music composer tested positive after he and his wife came back from the Maha Kumbh Mela. 1992 – Satyajit Ray , Indian director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1921)

22nd April - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of April 22 in the history of India. Major historical events on this day, Famous Birthdays on this day and Death Anniversaries on this day. Celebrations/Observations on April 22 April 22 in the history of India 1944 – The 1st Air Commando Group using Sikorsky R-4 helicopters stage the first use of helicopters in combat with combat search and rescue operations in the China Burma India Theater. 1622 – The Capture of Ormuz by the East India Company ends Portuguese control of Hormuz Island. Famous Birthdays on April 22 1976 - Sarfaraz Khan, Indian film actor and son of legendary Kader Khan. Sarfaraz has worked in films like Tere Naam (2003) and wanted (2009) along with Salman Khan. 1945 – Gopalkrishna Gandhi, Indian civil servant and politician, 22nd Governor of West Bengal 1935 – Bhama Srinivasan, Indian-American mathematician and academic 1929 – Robert Wade-Gery, English diplomat, British High Commissioner to India (d. 2015) 1914 – Baldev Ra

21st April - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of April 21 in the history of India. Major historical events on this day, Famous Birthdays on this day and Death Anniversaries on this day. Celebrations/Observations on April 21 Civil Service Day Famous Birthdays on April 21 1950 – Shivaji Satam, Indian actor 1945 – Srinivasaraghavan Venkataraghavan, Indian cricketer and umpire Death Anniversaries on April 21 2015 – Janaki Ballabh Patnaik, Indian politician, Governor of Assam (b. 1927) 2013 – Shakuntala Devi, Indian mathematician and astrologer (b. 1929) 2006 – T. K. Ramakrishnan, Indian politician (b. 1922) 1938 – Muhammad Iqbal, Indian-Pakistani philosopher and poet (b. 1877) 1900 – Vikramatji Khimojiraj, Indian ruler (b. 1819)

20th April - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of  April 20  in the history of India. Major historical events on this day, Famous Birthdays on this day and Death Anniversaries on this day. 20th April in the history of India In 2008, the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) successfully launched the CARTOSAT-2A satellite, which is used for earth observation and mapping. In 1984, Indian troops launched Operation Meghdoot to capture the Siachen Glacier in Kashmir, which was later annexed by India. In 1972, India and Bangladesh signed the Friendship Treaty and agreed to resolve their boundary dispute peacefully. In 1916, the Supreme Court of India was established under the Government of India Act, 1915. In 1653, the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan was deposed by his son Aurangzeb. Famous Birthdays on April 20 2003 - Nysa Devgn, Daughter of Bollywood celebrities, Ajay & Kajol Devgn 1950 - N. Chandrababu Naidu, Indian politician, 13th Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh Death anniversaries on April 20 20

19th April - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of April 19 in the history of India. Major historical events on this day, Famous Birthdays on this day and Death Anniversaries on this day. April 19 in the history of India 2020 - Goa becomes the first Indian state to bring down Covid-19 cases to zero in India. 1975 – India's first satellite Aryabhata launched in orbit from Kapustin Yar, Russia. Famous Birthdays on April 19 1977 – Anju Bobby George, Indian long jumper 1968 – Arshad Warsi, Indian film actor and producer 1957 – Mukesh Ambani, Indian businessman, chairman of Reliance Industries and currently the richest man in Asia 1897 – Peter de Noronha, Indian businessman and philanthropist (d. 1970) Death Anniversaries on April 19 2013 – Sivanthi Adithan, Indian businessman (b. 1936) 2003 – Mirza Tahir Ahmad, Indian-English caliph (b. 1928) 1955 – Jim Corbett, Indian colonel, hunter, and author (b. 1875) 1619 – Jagat Gosain, Mughal empress, wife of Mughal emperor Jahangir (b. 1573

18th April - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of April 18 in the history of India. Major historical events on this day, Famous Birthdays on this day and Death Anniversaries on this day. April 18 in the history of India Famous Birthdays on April 18 1858 – Dhondo Keshav Karve, Indian educator and activist, Bharat Ratna Awardee (d. 1962) Death Anniversaries on April 18 2014 – Guru Dhanapal, Indian director and producer (b. 1959) 1859 – Tatya Tope, Indian general (b. 1814)

17th April - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of April 17 in the history of India. Major historical events on this day, Famous Birthdays on this day and Death Anniversaries on this day. April 17 in the history of India Famous Birthdays on April 17 1966 – Vikram, Indian actor and singer 1897 – Nisargadatta Maharaj, Indian philosopher and educator (d. 1981) 1756 – Dheeran Chinnamalai, Indian commander (d. 1805) Death Anniversaries on April 17 2013 – V. S. Ramadevi, Indian politician, 13th Governor of Karnataka (b. 1934) 2012 – Nityananda Mohapatra, Indian journalist, poet, and politician (b. 1912) 1975 – Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, Indian philosopher and politician, 2nd President of India (b. 1888)

16th April - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of April 16 in the history of India. Major historical events on this day, Famous Birthdays on this day and Death Anniversaries on this day. April 16 in the history of India 2001 – India and Bangladesh begin a five-day border conflict, but are unable to resolve the disputes about their border. 1919 – Mohandas Gandhi organizes a day of "prayer and fasting" in response to the killing of Indian protesters in the Jallianwala Bagh massacre by the British colonial troops three days earlier. 1853 – The Great Indian Peninsula Railway opens the first passenger rail in India, from Bori Bunder to Thane. Famous Birthdays on April 16 1961 – Jarbom Gamlin , Indian lawyer and politician, 7th Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh (d. 2014) 1924 – Madanjeet Singh , Indian diplomat, author, and philanthropist (d. 2013) 1916 - Balbhadra Singh was the 12th ruler of the former princely state of Raghogarh in the present-day Guna district of Madhya Pradesh, I

15th April - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of April 15 in the history of India. Major historical events on this day, Famous Birthdays on this day and Death Anniversaries on this day. Celebrations/Observations on April 15 April 15 in the history of India Famous Birthdays on April 15 1977 – Sudarsan Pattnaik, Indian sculptor 1963 – Manoj Prabhakar, Indian cricketer and sportscaster 1922 – Hasrat Jaipuri, Indian poet and songwriter (d. 1999) 1901 – Ajoy Mukherjee, Indian politician, Chief Minister of West Bengal (d. 1986) Death Anniversaries on April 15

14th April - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of April 14 in the history of India. Major historical events on this day, Famous Birthdays on this day and Death Anniversaries on this day. Celebrations/Observations on April 14 Ambedkar Jayanti Assamese New Year, or Bohag Bihu (India's Assam Valley) Bengali New Year, or Pohela Boishakh (Bangladesh and India's West Bengal state) Mahl New Year, or Alathu Aharudhuvas (Maldives and India's Lakshadweep and Kerala state) Malayali New Year, or Vishu (India's Kerala state) Oriya/Odia New Year, or Pana Sankranti (India's Odisha state) Tamil New Year, or Puthandu (India's Tamil Nadu state) Tuluva New Year, or Bisu (India's Karnataka state) April 14 in the history of India 1699 – Khalsa: The Sikh religion was formalised as the Khalsa - the brotherhood of Warrior-Saints - by Guru Gobind Singh in northern India, in accordance with the Nanakshahi calendar. Famous Birthdays on April 14 1919 – K. Saraswathi Amma, Indian author a

13th April - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of April 13 in the history of India. Major historical events on this day, Famous Birthdays on this day and Death Anniversaries on this day. April 13 in the history of India 2023 - Assam's Bihu Enters Guinness Book Of World Records After 11,304 Folk Dancers Perform Traditional Folk Dance. 1919 – Jallianwala Bagh massacre: British troops gun down at least 379 unarmed demonstrators in Amritsar, India; at least 1200 are wounded. Famous Birthdays on April 13 1950 - Shri R. Venkataramani is the Attorney General for India appointed by president Draupadi Murmu Ji on 1st October 2022. Mr Venkataramani was registered as a lawyer with the Bar Council of Tamil Nadu in 1977. In 1979, he moved to the Supreme Court. In 1997, the Supreme Court designated him as Senior Advocate. Mr Venkataramani also served as a member of the Law Commission of India in 2010 and 2013. 1890 -  Dadasaheb Torne , Indian director and producer (d. 1960) Death Anniversaries on Apr

12th April - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of April 12 in the history of India. Major historical events on this day, Famous Birthdays on this day and Death Anniversaries on this day. April 12 in the history of India 2023 - Kolkata Metro created history on 12th April 2023, when its rake ran through a tunnel under a river for the first time in the country. The Metro rake which had only officials and engineers on board ran under the Hooghly from Kolkata to Howrah on the other side of the river. Famous Birthdays on April 12 1943 – Sumitra Mahajan , Indian politician, 16th Speaker of the Lok Sabha 1917 – Vinoo Mankad , Indian cricketer (d. 1978) Death Anniversaries on April 12 2012 – Mohit Chattopadhyay , Indian poet and playwright (b. 1934) 1906 – Mahesh Chandra Nyayratna Bhattacharyya , Indian scholar, academic, and philanthropist (b. 1836)

11th April - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 11th April in the history of India, Major events on this day, Birthdays of eminent Indian personalities and Indian celebrities on 11th April. 11th April in the history of India 1955 – The Air India Kashmir Princess is bombed and crashes in a failed assassination attempt on Zhou Enlai by the Kuomintang. 1931 - A resolution was passed by Central Sikh league at Amritsar, Punjab, Appreciating the sacrifices of Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev & Rajguru, "the Lahore terrorists" and Sajjan Singh, the murderer of Mrs Curtis in Lahore. Famous Birthdays on 11th April 1977 - Nidhi Razdan is an Indian journalist and television personality. She is the primary anchor of NDTV 24x7 news show Left, Right & Centre. The program is normally broadcast live from a New Delhi studio every evening and covers debates and discussions on and beyond breaking news stories and headlines 1927 – Lokesh Chandra, Indian historian 1904 – K. L. Saigal, Indian singer a

10th April - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of April 10 in the history of India. Major historical events on this day, Famous Birthdays on this day and Death Anniversaries on this day. April 10 in the history of India 2023 - The 2023 International Price in Statistics, known as the 'Nobel Prize of Statistics', has been awarded to CR Rao, a mathematician who is 102 years old. In 1945, Rao published a paper in the Bulletin of the Calcutta Mathematical Society, which showcased three fundamental outcomes: the 'Cramer-Rao lower bound', the 'Rao-Blackwell Theorem', and the third one that formed the basis for 'information geometry', a new interdisciplinary field. The findings in the paper have been instrumental in helping researchers extract information from data efficiently, revolutionizing the field of modern statistics. These results have found applications in various fields ranging from AI, data science, radar systems, and quantum physics to the Large Hadron Collider. 201

9th April - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of April 9 in the history of India. Major historical events on this day, Famous Birthdays on this day and Death Anniversaries on this day. Celebrations/Observations on April 9 April 9 in the history of India 1995 - Sachin Tendulkar scripted history by becoming the youngest batsman to score 3000 runs in ODIs. He achieved the feat against Sri Lanka in the 1995 edition of the Asia Cup in Sharjah. 1942 – World War II: The Battle of Bataan ends. An Indian Ocean raid by Japan's 1st Air Fleet sinks the British aircraft carrier HMS Hermes and the Australian destroyer HMAS Vampire. Famous Birthdays on April 9 1948 – Jaya Bachchan, Indian actress and politician 1929 – Sharan Rani Backliwal, Indian sarod player and scholar (d. 2008) 1893 – Rahul Sankrityayan, Indian linguist, author, and scholar (d. 1963) Death Anniversaries on April 9 2014 – Aelay Narendra, Indian politician (b. 1946)

8th April - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of April 8 in the history of India. Major historical events on this day, Famous Birthdays on this day and Death Anniversaries on this day. Celebrations/Observations on April 8 April 8 in the history of India 1999 – Haryana Gana Parishad, a political party in the Indian state of Haryana, merges with the Indian National Congress. 1950 – India and Pakistan sign the Liaquat–Nehru Pact. 1929 – Indian independence movement: At the Delhi Central Assembly, Bhagat Singh and Batukeshwar Dutt throw handouts and bombs to court arrest. Famous Birthdays on April 8 1979 – Amit Trivedi, Indian singer-songwriter 1954 – G.V. Loganathan, Indian-American engineer and academic (d. 2007) Death Anniversaries on April 8 2015 – Jayakanthan, Indian journalist and author (b. 1934) 1894 – Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay, Indian journalist, author, and poet (b. 1838)

7th April - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of April 7 in the history of India. Major historical events on this day, Famous Birthdays on this day and Death Anniversaries on this day. Celebrations/Observations on April 7 World Health Day April 7 in the history of India Famous Birthdays on April 7 1942 – Jeetendra, Indian actor, TV and film producer 1925 – Chaturanan Mishra, Indian trade union leader and politician (d. 2011) 1920 - Pandit Ravi Shankar, Indian-American sitar player and composer (d. 2012 1890 - Jigar Moradabadi, India Urdu Poet, (Ali Sikandar) received the Sahitya Akademi Award in 1958 for his poetry collection "Atish-e-Gul", and was the second poet to be awarded an honorary D.Litt. by the Aligarh Muslim University. Death Anniversaries on April 7 2014 – V. K. Murthy, Indian cinematographer (b. 1923)

6th April - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of April 6 in the history of India. Major historical events on this day, Famous Birthdays on this day and Death Anniversaries on this day. Celebrations/Observations on April 6 April 6 in the history of India 2010 – Maoist rebels kill 76 CRPF officers in Dantewada district, India. Famous Birthdays on April 6 1956 – Dilip Vengsarkar, Indian cricketer and coach 1886 – Osman Ali Khan, Asaf Jah VII, Indian ruler (d. 1967) Death Anniversaries on April 6 1983 – Jayanto Nath Chaudhuri, Indian General who served as the Chief of Army Staff of the Indian Army from 1962 to 1966 and the Military Governor of Hyderabad State from 1948 to 1949. (b. 1908)

5th April - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of April 5 in the history of India. Major historical events on this day, Famous Birthdays on this day and Death Anniversaries on this day. Celebrations/Observations on April 5 National Maritime Day is observed in India, in commemoration of the first voyage of SS Loyalty of the Scindia Steam Navigation Company Ltd. in 1919. April 5 in the history of India 1957 – In India, Communists win the first elections in united Kerala and E. M. S. Namboodiripad is sworn in as the first Chief Minister . 1942 – World War II: The Imperial Japanese Navy launches a carrier-based air attack on Colombo, Ceylon during the Indian Ocean raid. Port and civilian facilities are damaged and the Royal Navy cruisers HMS Cornwall and HMS Dorsetshire are sunk southwest of the island. Famous Birthdays on April 5 2000 - Ayush Mahesh Khedekar , Indian actor 1992 - Atanu Das represents India in the recurve men's individual and team events. He is the spouse of the World's N

4th April - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of April 4 in the history of India. Major historical events on this day, Famous Birthdays on this day and Death Anniversaries on this day. April 4 in the history of India 2013 – More than 70 people are killed in a building collapse in Thane, India. 1905 – In India, an earthquake hits the Kangra Valley, killing 20,000, and destroying most buildings in Kangra, McLeod Ganj and Dharamshala. Famous Birthdays on April 4 1962 – Kailasho Devi, Indian social worker and politician 1933 – Bapu Nadkarni, Indian cricketer 1889 – Makhanlal Chaturvedi, Indian journalist, poet, and playwright (d. 1968) Death Anniversaries on April 4 1987 – Sachchidananda Vatsyayan, Indian journalist and author (b. 1911)

3rd April - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of April 3 in the history of India. Major historical events on this day, Famous Birthdays on this day and Death Anniversaries on this day. April 3 in the history of India Famous Birthdays on April 3 1973 – Nilesh Kulkarni, Indian cricketer 1962 – Jaya Prada, Indian actress and politician 1954 – K. Krishnasamy, Indian physician and politician 1914 – Sam Manekshaw, Indian field marshal (d. 2008) 1903 - Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay, Indian social reformer and freedom fighter (d. 1988) 1781 – Swaminarayan, Indian religious leader (d. 1830) Death Anniversaries on April 3 2017 – Kishori Amonkar, Indian Classical Vocalist (b. 1931) 2012 – Govind Narain, Indian politician, 8th Governor of Karnataka (b. 1917) 1680 – Shivaji, Indian emperor, founded the Maratha Empire (b. 1630)

2nd April - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of April 2 in the history of India. Major historical events on this day, Famous Birthdays on this day and Death Anniversaries on this day. Celebrations/Observations on April 2 April 2 in the history of India 2011 -  India won its 2nd Cricket World cup  on 2nd April 2011, after around 28 years of the first World Cup on 25th June 1983. India defeated Sri Lanka in the finals to lift its second World Cup. Mahendra Singh Dhoni was chosen the "Player of the Match" for 2011 World Cup. 1984 - Indian Air Force officer Squadron Leader Rakesh Sharma flew aboard a Soyuz T11 spacecraft on April 2, 1984, he became the first Indian to journey into space. He spent 7 days, 21 hours and 40 minutes aboard the Salyut 7 orbital station along with two Soviet astronauts, Yury Malyshev and Gennadi Strekalov. 1755 – Commodore William James captures the Maratha fortress of Suvarnadurg on west coast of India. Famous Birthdays on April 2 1981 – Kapil Sharma, In

Celebrities, Sportsperson, Corporates and Ministers donated for fight against Covid-19

List of Celebrities, Sportsperson, Corporates and Ministers donated for fight against Coronavirus disease Covid-19 in India Name Amount Tata Sons 1500 Crores Azim Premji 1125 Crores Vedanta Ltd.  201 Crores to Prime Minister's Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations (PM-Cares) fund. Akshay Kumar 25 Crores to PM-Cares Sachin Tendulkar 25 Lakh to PM's relief fund and 25 lakh to Maharashtra relief fund Superstar Rajinikanth 50 Lakh to Film Employees Federation of South India Varun Dhawan 25 Lakh to PM-Cares Shilpa Shetty Kundra 21 Lakh to PM's relief fund Sabyasachi Mukherjee 1 Crore to PM's relief fund & 5 Lakh to West Bengal's relief fund Prabhas 3 Crore to PM's relief fund & 50 Lakh each to Telangana and Andhra Pradesh relief funds Mahesh Babu 1 Crore to CM's relief fund of Telangana & Andhra Pradesh Suresh Raina 31 lakh to the PM-Cares Fund and 21 lakh to UP relief fund PV Sindhu 5 lakh each

1st April - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 1st April in the history of India. Major historical events on this day, Famous Birthdays on this day and Death Anniversaries on this day. Celebrations/Observations on this day Odisha Day (Odisha, India) RBI Foundation Day 1st April in the history of India 1973 - Project Tiger, a tiger conservation project, is launched in the Jim Corbett National Park, India. 1935 -  India's central banking institution, The Reserve Bank of India, is formed . RBI was conceptualized as per the guidelines, working style and outlook presented by Dr B R Ambedkar in his book. It was titled "The Problem of the Rupee - Its origin and its solution" and presented to the Hilton Young Commission. The bank was set up based on the recommendations of the 1926 Royal Commission on Indian Currency and Finance, also known as the Hilton—Young Commission. It was Dr Ambedkar's tireless efforts due to which the Reserve Bank of India came into existence. On this day we

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