Thursday, June 28, 2018

29 June - Day in History of India and Importance

Statistics Day

Birthday of Prof P.C. Mahalanobis, 1893-1972 - Founder of Indian Statistical Institute

1757 - Mir Jaffer was installed on the throne as Nawab of Bengal, Bihar and Orissa

1857 - Battle at Chinhat - Indian freedom fighters  under Barkat Ahmed beat British.

1998 - Central Government decides to grant statehood to Delhi and create three new states, Uttranchal, Vananchal and Chatisgarh


Good News India








Surgical strike on Pakistan territory on terrorists was shown in this video



1893 - Prof P.C. Mahalanobis,  Founder of Indian Statistical Institute

29 June Bollywood - Hindi Films YouTube Video Movie Theater



Updated on 29 June 2018, 23 June 2016

Saturday, June 23, 2018

Princess of Ayodhya - Queen of a Korean Kingdom - 48 A.D.

Heo Hwang-ok - Queen of Geumgwan Gaya

This is a Korean name; the family name of the princess is Heo.

Heo Hwang-ok is mentioned in Samguk Yusa, a 13th-century Korean chronicle as the queen. She was the wife of King Suro of Geumgwan Gaya kingdom. The legend states that she arrived on a boat from a distant kingdom, and married the king in the year 48 CE. She was the first queen of Geumgwan Gaya. Now, researchers of South Korea, conclude that she came from Ayodhya.

A memorial to her is built in Ayodhya.

Six million Koreans trace their descent to her.

We need to know more about her.

Korean memorial to Indian princess in Ayodhya

Indian Envoy in Seoul Authors "Silk Empress"
Indian Princess Weds Korean King 2,000 Years Ago
19 July 2007

Mr. Nagesh Parthasarathy, IFS has  published two books: ‘The Reluctant Assassin’, a fictional thriller and ‘Bi Dan Hwang Hoo’ (Silk Empress), a fictional novel linking the ancient history of India and Korea-also published in Korean language.

23 June - Day in History of India and Importance

1757 - Battle of Plassey. Nawab of Bengal was defeated by East India Company army.
1927 - All India Radio Broadcasting Service started
1980 - Sanjay Gandhi Died in a plane crash
(I was in Hyderabad at this time)
2000 - Journalist Palagummi Sainath got Amnest International Global Award for Human Rights Journalism


Raj Babbar


                                picture source:

1953 DR. Shyama Prasad Mukherjee died in Srinagar while in detention.
When Mukherjee was vice chancellor of Calcutta Univeisity, gurudev Rabindranath Tagore was the chief guet of convocation and addressed the gathering for the first time in Bengali.

1975 - Prannath Tapar, Former Chief of Army
1997 - Acharya Tulasi and Jain religion died.



Updated on 24 June 2018, 30 November 2014