Sunday, February 28, 2016

18 April - Day in History of India and Importance


1336 - Vijayanagar empire was established
http://thehistoryindia.blogspot.in/2013/05/vijayanagar-empire-foundation-and.html
*Check the date of establishment of the empire - The above article says it is 4 May.

1612 - Marriage of Shah Jehan and Mumtaj Mahal

1859 - Tatya Tope was hanged.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tatya_Tope

1898 - Damodar Hari Chapekar was hanged.

1917 - Champaran Satyagraha by Gandhi

1919 - Gandhi suspends Satyagraha

1930 - Surya Sen attacked armoury of Chittagong

1966 - Kuwalyanand Swami (Jagannath Ganesh Gune), great yoga teacher and physical fitness expert passed away.

1971 - India's first Jumbo Jet - Boeing 747 landed at Mumbai.

1971 - Sunil Gavaskar made 220 in second innings. In first innings he made 124 in the Test against West Indies.  ( I was in Madras around that time).




Birthdays

1858 - Bharata Ratna D.K. Karve
1904 - Ramanath Goenka, founder of Indian Express news paper
1914 - Cottari Subbanna Naidu (C.K. Naidu)
1918 - Lalita Pawar


Death

1859 - Tatya Tope was hanged.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tatya_Tope

1898 - Damodar Hari Chapekar was hanged.





http://www.indianage.com/0418.html

Saturday, February 27, 2016

31 October - Day in History of India and Importance

National Integration Day

Assassination of Indira Gandhi


1951 -  First sitting of Constituent Assembly of J & K was held.
1984 - Prime Minister Indira Gandhi was killed by bullets fired by her security guards.

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India TV



1984 - Rajiv Gandhi took oath as Prime Minister after death of Indira Gandhi

27 February - Day in History of India and Importance




The Chief Economic Adviser, Ministry of Finance, Dr. Arvind Subramanian addressing a Press Conference regarding Economic Survey, in New Delhi on February 26, 2015. The Director General (M&C), Press Information Bureau, Shri A.P. Frank Noronha is also seen.
CNR :65380 Photo ID :62690
http://pib.nic.in/newsite/photo.aspx


Marathi Language Day

Learn Marathi - Online Book




1803 -  Great fire in Bombay

1931 - Death of Chandrashekhar Azad, freedom fighter of India

1963 - Death of Dr.Babu Rajendra Prasad, first president of India

1992 - P V Narasimha Rao became President of Congress Party

2002 - Burning of a rail bogey of Sabarmati Express in Godhra
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Godhra_train_burning




2012
http://indiatoday.intoday.in/calendar/27-2-2012/online.html


2016

7 am news
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Rajya Sabha TV

Birthdays

1912 - Kusumagraj  (Marathi language day in his honour and memory)

http://www.indianage.com/0227.html

Friday, February 26, 2016

26 February - Day in History of India and Importance




The Union Minister for Railways, Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu addressing the Post Railway Budget Press Conference, in New Delhi on February 26, 2015. The Minister of State for Railways, Shri Manoj Sinha and the Chairman, Railway Board, Shri A.K. Mital are also seen.
CNR :65362 Photo ID :62672
http://pib.nic.in/newsite/photo.aspx

319 BC - Chandragupta I became ruler of Pataliputra
1857 - First Indian War of Independence against East India Company ends.



1966
Death of Veer Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, veteran freedom fighter of India

2012
http://indiatoday.intoday.in/calendar/26-2-2012/online.html


2015
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Birthdays
26 - Bandaru Dattatreya - MP - Andhra Pradesh, Manmohan Desai,

http://www.indianage.com/0226.html

25 February - Day in History of India and Importance




The Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilizers, Shri Ananthkumar addressing at the launch of the “2015 – Year of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients”, in New Delhi on February 25, 2015.
CNR :65346 Photo ID :62656
http://pib.nic.in/newsite/photo.aspx


1510 - Prtuguese catholics capture Goa.
1586 - Death of Birbal
1760 - Robert Clive left India. He returned later on.


http://indiatoday.intoday.in/calendar/25-2-2012/online.html



2016
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Birthdays
1894 - Meher Baba
1920 - Balraj Madhok
1938 - Farokh Engineer

http://www.indianage.com/0225.html

Thursday, February 25, 2016

1 March - Day in History of India and Importance




The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi at the swearing-in ceremony of Mufti Mohammad Sayeed as Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister, at Jammu University, in Jammu and Kashmir on March 01, 2015. The Governor of Jammu and Kashmir, Shri N.N. Vohra and other dignitaries are also seen.
CNR :65408 Photo ID :62718
http://pib.nic.in/newsite/photo.aspx





The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi addressing at the Silver Jubilee Celebration Ceremony of NASSCOM, in New Delhi on March 01, 2015.
CNR :65431 Photo ID :62741
http://pib.nic.in/newsite/photo.aspx


1907
TATA iron and steel (TISCO) factory started in India.

http://www.indianage.com/0301.html

5 March - Day in History of India and Importance



The Union Minister for Women and Child Development, Smt. Maneka Sanjay Gandhi addressing at the inauguration of the foundation day of NCPCR, in New Delhi on March 05, 2015.
CNR :65480 Photo ID :62790
http://pib.nic.in/newsite/photo.aspx

Birthdays
1973 J.K. Riteesh Shivkumar 2009 Lok Sabha Member

http://www.indianage.com/0305.html

28 February - Day in History of India and Importance



National Science Day

1928 - Sir C.V.Raman published his famous 'Raman Effect' theory, which got him Nobel Prize.



The former Director of Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, Dr. P. Balaram delivering the National Science Day Lecture on “Science for Nation Building” in New Delhi on February 28, 2015.
CNR :65395 Photo ID :62705
http://pib.nic.in/newsite/photo.aspx



                                                   National Science Day 28 February
                          Pic Source: http://pibphoto.nic.in/photo//2012/Feb/l2012022839506.jpg


Normally India Central Government Budget Presentation Day


1568 - Chittorgarh Fort was captured by Akbar.
1580 - First presence of a Jesuit Priest to Goa in the court of Akbar at Fatehpur Sikhri
1712 - Bahadur Shah I died in the war of succession.
1835 - Medical college was started in Calcutta (officially opened on 20 February).
1918 - Srinivas Ramanujam, Mathematician, was elected fellow of Royal Society.
1919 - Gandhiji's satyagraha against Rowlatt Bill.
1928 - C.V. Raman discovered Raman Effect that later gave him Nobel Prize.
1930 - C.V. Raman was awarded Nobel Prize for Physics for discovery of Raman Effect.
1937 - Subramanyan Chandrasekhar discovered the white dwarf maximum mass limit.
1950 - Setting up of Planning Commission announced.
1968 - Aurobindo Ashram was inaugurated.
1987 - National Science Day was celebrated for the first time at the ICMR headquarters
1998 - Third and Final phase of Lok Sabha Election for 131 constituencies held.



2012
http://indiatoday.intoday.in/calendar/28-2-2012/online.html


Birthdays



The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi paying homage to the former Prime Minister, Shri Morarji Desai, on his Birth Anniversary, in New Delhi on February 28, 2015. The Speaker, Lok Sabha, Smt. Sumitra Mahajan and other dignitaries are also seen.
CNR :65400 Photo ID :62710
http://pib.nic.in/newsite/photo.aspx

http://www.indianage.com/0228.html

2 March - Day in History of India and Importance





The Union Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Shri Ram Vilas Paswan addressing at the Foundation Day Function of the Central Warehousing Corporation (CWC), in New Delhi on March 02, 2015. The Secretary, Department of Food and Public Distribution, Shri Sudhir Kumar and other dignitaries are also seen.
CNR :65450 Photo ID :62760
http://pib.nic.in/newsite/photo.aspx


1952 - Sindri Fertiliser factory inaugurated by PM Nehru - First public sector company by Independent India Government.
1957 - Founding of Central Warehousing Corporation


Birthdays



1933 - Anandji - Music director
1945 - Shri Biren Singh Engti - 2009 Lok Sabha Member


Death

1568 - Saint Meerabai passed away.

http://www.indianage.com/0302.html

Saturday, February 20, 2016

21 February - Day in History of India and Importance






Birthdays

1894 - Birthday  of scientist, Dr. Shanthiswaroop Bhatnagar


http://indiatoday.intoday.in/calendar/21-2-2012/online.html

http://www.indianage.com/0221.html





Indian Food Items

Ras Malai

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Rajshri Food

Friday, February 19, 2016

20 February - Day in History of India and Importance

Mizoram Day


Arunachal Pradesh Day




1707 - Death of Mughal emperor Aurangazeb (Age:88 years)

1846 - British captured Lahore

1968 - First heart transplantation surgery conducted in India at K E M hospital, Mumbai, by Dr. P.K.Sen.

1987 - Mizoram and Arunachal Pradesh became 23 and 24 states of India.
1987 - Lok Dal splits.

1994 - First appointment under backward classes reservation.

1999 - Vajapayee travels on first Delhi - Lahore bus service.

2000 - Indian born Canadian Mr. Ujjal Dosanj became premier of British Columbia.


2012 headlines
http://indiatoday.intoday.in/calendar/20-2-2012/online.html

Birthdays

1827 - Birth of Mahathma Jyothiba Pule, social reformer -of Maharashtra

http://www.indianage.com/0220.html




Indian Food Item


Gobi Paratha
Cauliflower Paratha

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ShowMeTheCurry.com


Read the writeup
http://showmethecurry.com/breads/cauliflower-gobi-paratha.html

19 February - Day in History of India and Importance




Chatrapathi Shivaji jayanthi (By calendar day)

1630 Birthday Shivaji

1891 Amrit Bazaar Patrika became a daily newspaper

1906 Birthday of Guru Golwalkar, Sarsanghachalak RSS
http://www.golwalkarguruji.org/download/books/en/bhishikar/guruji-biography-bhishikar-book-v001.pdf


1974 Bombay High oil was found.

1986 Computerised railway ticket reservation started in India.

1995 National Research Center for Oil Palm was established.

2012
http://indiatoday.intoday.in/calendar/19-2-2012/online.html


Birthdays

1630 Birthday Shivaji

1906 Guruji Madhav Sadashiv Golwalkar

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http://www.indianage.com/0219.html





Indian Foods

Avocado Paratha

Video

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ShowmeTheCurry.com

You can read the writeup.
http://showmethecurry.com/breads/avocado-parathas.html

NDTV Video
http://www.msn.com/en-in/foodanddrink/videos/cheese-and-avocado-parantha/vi-BBoF6CC?ocid=SK2MDHP

Day in History of India and Importance  -  20 Feb   -  21 Feb   -  22 Feb   -  23 Feb  - 24 Feb

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

18 February - Day in History of India and Importance

3102 BC - Kalyug began

1665 - Portuguese hand over Mumbai island to England.
1719 - Rafi-us-Darajat was made Mughal Emperor
1905 - Indian Home Rule Society was founded.
1941 - Minor revolt in Royal Indian Navy
1946 - Cabinet Mission in India
1998 - Shri Subramanian awarded Bharat Ratna.
1999 - India Brand Equity Fund was launched (IBEF)

Birthdays


1486 – Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, Saint (d. 1534)

1836 – Shri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa, Mystic and guru (d. 1886)
1894 – Rafi Ahmed Kidwai,  Independence Activist(d.1954)

1906 Madhav Sadashiv Golwalkar
1931 – Swraj Paul, Indian-born British businessman, philanthropist and politician

Khayyam
Nimmi



http://indiatoday.intoday.in/calendar/18-2-2012/online.html

http://www.indianage.com/0218.html


Indian Food Items

Kathal Biryani
http://www.vegrecipesofindia.com/kathal-biryani-recipe-jackfruit-biryani-recipe/

Video:
http://www.msn.com/en-in/foodanddrink/videos/kathal-biryani-my-yellow-table/vi-BBpscSZ?ocid=SK2MDHP 


Updated 17 Feb 2016,  31 Jan 2016, 26 Sep 2015


 19 February

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

7 September - Day in History of India and Importance

1769 - Assassination attempt on Madhavrao Ballal Peshwa  occurred on the evening of 7 September 1769.

1907 - Indian Merchants' Chamber was started.

1965 - Battle of Assal Uttar  - Indo-Pak war
http://www.indianmilitaryhistory.org/india/assaluttar.html


Operation Dwaraka - Attack on Dwaraka by Pakistan Navy
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Dwarka

7 September - Birthdays


1791 - Swantraya Veer Umaji Naik - Executed by British on 3 February 1832.

1977 - Sachin Pilot - 2009 Lok Sabha Member

http://www.indianage.com/0907.html (Not opened recently)



Updated  16 Feb 2016, 19 Dec 2014

Sunday, February 14, 2016

17 February - Day in History of India and Importance





1670 - Tanaji won the Sinhgarh fort for Shivaji, but lost his life.

1698 - Auranzeb's 8 year siege of Jinjee fort of Marathas.

1931 - Mahatma Gandhi was invited by Viceroy Lord Irwin.

1976 - Urban Land Ceiling Act came into force.

1980 - Indira Gandhi dissolved 9 state assemblies.

2012 - http://indiatoday.intoday.in/calendar/17-2-2012/online.html



Birthdays


Death

1883 - Vasudeo Balwant Phadke
1986 - Jiddu Krishnamurthy
1993 - Rani Gaidinliu, Freedom fighter, Manipur
1994 - Chimanbai Patel, Gopikrishna


http://www.indianage.com/0217.html


Indian Food Items

Pesarattu
http://www.vegrecipesofindia.com/moong-dal-dosa-pesarattu-a-cripsy-dosa-made-from-moong-dal/

Updated 17 Feb 2015, 13 Dec 2012



  18 February  -   19 February

16 February - Day in History of India and Importance


1927 - Rail service started between India and Nepal
1997 - Ramakrishna Hedge launched new national party "Lok Shakti"
2011 - Comprehensive economic partnership agreement with Japan signed by India.
2012 - voting in Mumbai civic polls




Birthdays

1745 - Thorle Madhav Rao, Fourth Peshwa of Maharashtra
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Madhavrao_I
1896 - Suryakanti Tripathi, (Nirala)


Deaths

1944 - Dadasaheb Phalke passed away.

 http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/bmc-maharashtra-civic-corporation-polls/1/173781.html


http://indiatoday.intoday.in/calendar/16-2-2012/online.html

http://www.indianage.com/0216.html


 17 February  -  18 February  -   19 February

15 February - Day in History of India and Importance



1976 - Central Institute of Agricultural Engineering was established at Bhopal.



2012 - India News Headlines
http://indiatoday.intoday.in/calendar/15-2-2012/online.html

http://www.indianage.com/0215.html



16 February  - 17 February  -  18 February  -   19 February

14 February - Day in History of India and Importance



1556 - Akbar was proclaimed as the successor to Humayun.

1628 - Shah Jehan was crowned.

1658 - Dara Shukoh was defeated.

1929
14 February 1929 Many young revolutionaries  accused in Lahore Conspiracy case (Bhagat Singh Batukeshwar Dutt, and Sukh Dev were in the accused list) went on hunger strike in the jail. http://www.shahidbhagatsingh.org/index.asp?link=ordinance)
On 13 September 1929, Das died after a 63-day hunger strike.
Bhagat Singh finally heeded a resolution of the Congress party, and a request by his father, ending his hunger strike on 5 October 1929 after 116 days.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bhagat_Singh

1930
14 February 1930 The Working Committee of the INC met at Sabarmati and passed the Civil Disobedience resolution.

1967 - Polling for 4th Parliamentary General Election.

1976 - Urban Land Ceiling Act comers into force.




2012
5th ODI: India-  Sri Lanka match

http://indiatoday.intoday.in/calendar/14-2-2012/online.html



2016
T20 Series India - Sri Lanka 3rd Match from 7.30 pm



Birthdays

1483 - Babur Shah (Founder of Mughal Dynasty in India)

1922 - Bhimsen Joshi

1925 - Mohan Dharia

1932 - Madhubala

1954 - Smt Sushma Swaraj - Member 9 Lok Sabha
http://sushma.pragatipadh.com/Templates/155Home.aspx



Day in History - 15 February  - 16 February  - 17 February  -  18 February  -   19 February

Saturday, February 13, 2016

13 February - Day in History of India and Importance



1601 - First East India Company voyage started from London
1713 - Farrukh Siyar becomes Emperor
1719 - Jahandar Shah was strangled to death
1856 - East India company occupied Avadh Kingdom
1968 - Atal Behari elected President of Jana Sangh
1984 - Smt Indira Gandhi, Prime Minister inaugurated manufacture of Submarines in Mazagaon Docks, Mumbai.


http://indiatoday.intoday.in/calendar/13-2-2012/online.html


2016 - First day of Make in India Week 2016. Inauguration in Mumbai.

Birthdays

1879 - Sarojini Naidu
1945 - Vinod Mehra

http://www.indianage.com/0213.html

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

11 February - Day in History of India and Importance



1527 - Babur declared battle against Rana Sangram Singh

1713 - Jahandar Shah, the defeated Mughal Emperor was put to death by Farrukh Siyar, son of his brother.

1755 - Marathas and English men attacked the men of Angre in Gheria Port. McFarlane describes him as pirate. Robert Clive was part of this adventure in English team.

1818 - Britishers captured Ajinkyatara fort of Marathas

1933 - First edition of weekly Harijan edited by Gandhi published.

1959 - Vinoo Mankad played his final test.

1968 - Deen Dayal Upadhyaya, President of Bharatiya Jan Sangh and advocate of Integral Humanism found dead in a train.


2012
News headlines
http://indiatoday.intoday.in/calendar/11-2-2012/online.html

http://www.indianage.com/0211.html

10 February - Day in History of India and Importance





1691 - Job Charnok, an English man established a factory at Calcutta
On 10 February 1691 an imperial grant was issued for the English to "contentedly continue their trade" with a factory at Calcutta.

1846 - Battle of Sobrhan - Sikhs were defeated by British forces.

1859 - Begum of Oude and Nana Sahib defeated.

1921 - Mahatma Gandhi inaugurated Kashi Vidya Peeth

1931 - Capital of India shifted from Old Delhi to New Delhi

1949 - Pune University was established.

1952  India won a cricket test for the first time. It was against England. The test was won an innings and 8 runs
Test Details

1992 - Andaman and Nicobar islands was opened for foreing travellers.





http://indiatoday.intoday.in/calendar/10-2-2012/online.html


Birthdays
10 February -
Jagannath Shunkershet,
Pranab Roy (1957)

http://www.indianage.com/0210.html

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

8 February - Day in History of India and Importance



1872 - Lord Mayo, Viceroy was assassinated during his visit to Andamans.

1986 - Pre paid taxi service introduced in Delhi.
1994 - Kapil Dev World record 432 wickets

2006 - Narayana Rao K.V.S.S. became a blogger. Made his first post
http://kvssnrao.blogspot.in/2006/02/became-blogger.html





http://indiatoday.intoday.in/calendar/8-2-2012/online.html



Birthdays

1897 - Dr. Zakir Hussain
1963 - Mohammed Azharuddin


http://www.indianage.com/0208.html

Saturday, February 6, 2016

6 February - Day in History of India and Importance



1827 Shyama Shastri, Musician passed away.
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Carnatic Vocal Songs of Syama Sastri

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Inreco Carnatic Songs upload


1953 Congress, PSP,CP and Jana Sangh recognized as national parties.
1954 Kashmir Assembly accepts reunification with India
1966 Madurai Kamaraj University was established
1994 World Marathi Chamber of Commerce was established


http://indiatoday.intoday.in/calendar/6-2-2012/online.html



Birthdays

1887 - M.N. Roy



http://www.indianage.com/0206.html

Friday, February 5, 2016

5 February - Day in History of India and Importance



Events

1931 Krishana Film Company's talkie was censored on 5 February
1949 Judgment on Mahatma Gandhi's murder case.
1991 Kuwaiti Indians - Last man evacuated.

http://indiatoday.intoday.in/calendar/5-2-2012/online.html


Birthdays
1630 Sikh Guru Hari Ram
1919 Sitaram Kesri

http://www.indianage.com/0205.html




5 February - Importance in World History

5 February - Knowledge History

February - Importance of Each Day of the Month for Indian History


Index to Each Day in February - List of Important Events, Birthdays and Death Days


1          2       3     4        5       6      7     8        9     10

11       12     13    14      15     16    17    18      19     20

21       22     23    24      25     26    27    28      29



Most Important Event of the Day

1.
2.
3
4
5. Judgment on Mahatma Gandhi assasination case was delivered.
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7
8
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10. Cricket - India won a test match for the first time in 1952 against England.

11. Punya thithi (Vardhanti)[1968] of Deen Dayal Upadyaya - President Bharatiya Jana Sangh
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14.
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16.
17.
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19. Birthday of Chatrapati  Shivaji, Birthday of Guruji Golwalkar
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21
22
23 - 1990 - Prakash Padukone won the All-England Badminton Championship for the first time by an Indian.
24 - Central Excise Day, Tuberculosis Eradication Day
25
26
27



National Science Day 28 February
Pic Source: http://pibphoto.nic.in/photo//2012/Feb/l2012022839506.jpg

28


Tuesday, February 2, 2016

13 August - Day in History of India and Importance



1951 - First test flight of Hindustan Trainer-2 (HT-2) designed and manufactured in India
1960 - Marmiks - Weekly magazine was published by Bala Saheb Thackeray
1998 - India sings two agreements with World Bank for concessional credit.



Death

1936 - Madam Bhikaji Cama


http://www.indianage.com/0813.html

24 September - Day in History of India and Importance



1947 - Pakistani raiders invade Kashmir


2014 - Mangalayan is going to be placed in Martian Orbit.
Live telecast by Doordarshan





Birthdays


Serfoji II (1777)
Bhikaji Kama,
Mohinder Amarnath
1962 - Kumari Selja - 2009 Lok Sabha Member

3 February - Day in History of India and Importance



1900 Birsa Munda was arrested at Chakradhar forest.

1916 Banaras Hindu University was opened.

1925 First electric train started from Bombay V.T. up to Kurla.

1928 Simon Commission came to India

1954 500 piligrims died in Kumbha mela at Allahabad.

1992 Kapil Dev became second highest wicket taker with 400th wicket.



2012

SC verdict on 2G: Justice done but users and bit players to pay the price
http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/sc-verdict-on-2g-justice-done-but-users-and-bit-players-to-pay-the-price/1/171778.html


Birthdays

Waheeda Rehman,
Raghuram Rajan,
Deepti Naval,


Death

1832 - Swantraya Veer Umaji Naik - Executed by British on 3 February 1832.
1969 - Annadurai, Chief Minister, Tamilnadu


http://indiatoday.intoday.in/calendar/3-2-2012/online.html

http://www.indianage.com/0203.html


History of India of the Day    4 February - 5 February - 6 February - 7 February - 8 Febuary 

Monday, February 1, 2016

2 February - Day in History of India and Importance

Mahatma Gandhi NREGA Divas

About NREGA



Events


1814 Calcutta Museum was established

1835 Macaulay westernises Indian education. English is made official government and court language and medium of instruction.

1949 Press Trust of India was established

1953 All India Khadi and Village Industries Board started at New Delhi

1959 Indira Gandhi was elected as president of Congress party at the age of 41.
http://daily.bhaskar.com/article/NAT-TOP-who-had-opposed-indira-gandhis-appointment-as-congress-president-4349255-NOR.html

1977 Babu Jagjivanram resigned to protest against emergency rule.

2000 -  All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) general secretary Jayalalitha became the first former Chief Minister to be punished under the Prevention of Corruption Act (PCA), 1988 when Special Judge V. Radhakrishnan in Chennai convict ed and sentenced her to one year's rigorous imprisonment for her role in granting illegal exemption in 1994 to Pleasant Stay Hotel, Kodaikanal from building and hill area development control rules. Radhakrishnan sentenced four other accused to rigorous imprisonment for one year and six months on different charges and asked them to pay varying amounts as fine. The sentences of imprisonment were to run concurrently. These accused were T.M. Selvaganap athy, former Local Administration Minister and now the Lok Sabha member from Salem (A-2); H.M. Pandey, former Secretary, Municipal Administration and Water Supply (A-3); Rakesh Mittal, executive director of the hotel (A-4); and Palai N. Shanmugham, its c hairman and managing director (A-5).
http://www.frontline.in/static/html/fl1704/17040380.htm

2006  Mahatma Gandhi NREGA act was notified in 200 districts with effect from 2 Feb 2006
http://muktsar.nic.in/drda/nrega.htm

2012 - Supreme Court declared the allocation of 2G spectrum to 122 entities illegal.

Agneepath overwhelms global box office, earns $3.2 mn
http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/agneepath-overwhelms-global-box-office/1/171625.html

http://indiatoday.intoday.in/calendar/2-2-2012/online.html

2013

Obama honours NRI scientist who paved way for PRK and LASIK laser refractive surgical techniques
Rangaswamy Srinivasan received the prestigious National Medal of Technology and Innovation award, along with Samuel Blum and James Wynne, for the pioneering discovery of excimer laser ablative photodecomposition of human and animal tissue.


http://indiatoday.intoday.in/calendar/2-2-2013/online.html


2014
http://indiatoday.intoday.in/calendar/2-2-2014/online.html




Birthdays


Kushwant Singh (1915)





http://www.indianage.com/0202.html



History of India of the Day   3 February  - 4 February - 5 February - 6 February - 7 February

1 February - Day in History of India and Importance



National Coastal Area Protection Day

1 Feb 1977 Indian Coast Guard was started

Education in Agricultural Technology Day




History Events

1835 Darjeeling was obtained by East India Company from King of Sikkim

1855 East India Railways inaugurated. Howrah railway station opened.

1881 St. Stephen's College was founded in Delhi

1901 Six language panel was started Rs. 5 Note.

1964 Unit Trust of India was established.

1972 International Airport Authority of India was established.

1977 Indian Coast Guard was started

1985 Azharuddin established a record at Kanpur by scoring a century in each of his first three tests.

1994 ONGC became a public limited company - Prime Minister Narasimha Rao attended World Economic Forum at Davos.



2012
Delhi Metro's phase III heritage corridor work starts
Maruti Suzuki rolls out new DZire
Jayalalita regrets aligning with DMDK for Tamilnadu Assembly polls. Vijayakant, whose party fought the April 2010 assembly elections with the AIADMK but parted ways the year after, and other legislators of his party were evicted from the house following the verbal duel.
http://indiatoday.intoday.in/calendar/1-2-2012/online.html

2013
Power tariff in Delhi should come down instead of going up, says Kejriwal


http://indiatoday.intoday.in/calendar/1-2-2013/online.html

http://www.indianage.com/0201.html



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