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Veer Savarkar Jayanti – May 28

Veer Savarkar Jayanti

Veer Savarkar Jayanti is celebrated all over India in commemoration of Vinayak Damodar “Veer” Savarkar. Known as one of the Indian freedom fighters, Savarkar is known for performing multiple activities for the development of Hindu community across the country. His birthday celebrations will be organized on 28 May in 2017 like every year. The great Marathi legend has advocated towards …

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Gurpurab Festival Images, Stock Photos

Gurpurab Festival Images

Gurpurab Festival Images: This is the anniversary of a guru’s birth or death; marked by the holding of a festival. A gurpurb in Sikh tradition is a celebration of an anniversary related to the lives of the Sikh gurus. Observance of these anniversaries is an important feature of the Sikh way of life. Gurpurab Festival Images, Stock Photos

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Presidents & Prime Ministers Images, Stock Photos

Presidents & Prime Ministers Images

Presidents & Prime Ministers Images, Stock Photos: Here are some of the famous Presidents and Prime Ministers images – can be used for school work / assignment. We have images of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, Lal Bahadur Shastri, Smt. Indira Gandhi, Rajiv Gandhi, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Narendra Modi. For images of Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam – click here. Presidents & Prime …

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Who was Indira?

Who was Indira?

Indira Gandhi was the first woman Prime Minister of Independent India. Indira Gandhi was born on 19th November 1917 in Allahabad. At that time there was great political tension in India. India was struggling hard to gain Independence. Her father Jwahar Lal Nehru, a great Indian leader, and mother Kamla Nehru gave a second name as well Priyadarshini, or “dear …

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Jawahar Lal Nehru Death Anniversary – May 27

Jawahar Lal Nehru Death Anniversary - May 27

This year will mark death anniversary of country’s first Prime Minister Jawahar Lal Nehru on May 27. Every year the leader is paid floral tribute by elite ministers, govt. officials and other dignitaries across the nation. Special program is organized at Shanti Van, the memorial of Nehru where priests recites hymns from sacred texts for the departed soul of the …

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Ustad Bismillah Khan Biography

Ustad Bismillah Khan Biography, Musician, Shehnai Player

Ustad Bismillah Khan was born on March 21, 1916 at Bhirung Raut Ki Gali, in Dumraon as the second son of Paigambar Khan and Mitthan. He was named as Qamaruddin to rhyme with Shamsuddin, their first son. His grandfather, Rasool Baksh Khan uttered “Bismillah” (the basmala) after looking at the newborn, thus he was named Bismillah Khan. His ancestors were …

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Vipul B. Varshney Book Review: Lucknow: The City of Heritage & Culture

Vipul B. Varshney Book Review: Lucknow: The City of Heritage & Culture

Photographer: Ajaish Jaiswal Publisher: Niyogi Books Pages: 208 Price: Rs 2,500 It is an enduring example of Indian ingenuity. A city in a timber-rich, though rock quarry-deficient region still went on to host an array of grand edifices, “mimicking stone” that not only made it a byword for cultural sophistication but survived the devastation of time, destruction of conquerors and …

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Is the controversy about Netaji Subhash Chandar Bose death important to his daughter Anita Bose-Pfaff?

Is the controversy about Netaji Subhash Chandar Bose death important to his daughter Anita Bose-Pfaff?

NO. She is interested in how he lived. And, how he died is no longer relevant. The whole country knows that during the freedom movement, Nothing positive was done by certain parties. One certain ex-PM was involved as a British informer, and one certain other person was allegedly identified in ‘ a failed assassination plot of Jinnah”. And now, they …

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Famous English Quotes on Smoking

Famous English Quotes on Smoking

Famous English Quotes on Smoking: World No Tobacco Day (WNTD) is observed around the world every year on May 31. It is intended to encourage a 24-hour period of abstinence from all forms of tobacco consumption around the globe. The day is further intended to draw attention to the widespread prevalence of tobacco use and to negative health effects, which …

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Iceland Country Guide, Map, Anthem, Facts & Information

The volcanic island of Surtsey was formed between 1963-1966

System of government: Republic Capital: Reykjavik Location: In the North Atlantic, separated from Greenland by the Denmark Strait Area: 103,000 sq km National composition: Mostly Icelanders Religion: Protestant (Evangelical Lutheran) Official language: Icelandic Currency: Krona (crown) = 100 aurar Administrative divisions: For administrative purposes, Iceland is divided into 98 municipalities. Other major towns: Kopavogur, Akureyri Highest elevation: 2,119 m, in …

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