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Gian Chand, veteran Freedom Fighter passes away

Gian Chand (93), the veteran freedom fighter, has passed away at his native village in Mohalla Ramgarh of Chamba district, Himachal Pradesh on May 27, 2019. Born on 26th October 1926, Chand was a member of Azad Hind Fauj led by Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose.

National Education Day (NED) in India celebrated on 11 Nov

The National Education Day (NED) is celebrated every year in India on 11th of November to commemorate the birth anniversary of great freedom fighter, educationist & social reformer Maulana Abul Kalam Azad. He was also the independent India’s first education minister (served from 1947 to 1958). In 1912, he started a weekly journal in Urdu ..

News Today – News Headlines: October 22 , 2018

Here are the main headlines for current affairs of October 22, 2018. National Current Affairs National Police Memorial inaugurated by PM in New Delhi on Police Commemoration Day (October 22) The museum capturing the history, artefacts, uniform and gear of central and state police forces is an underground facility in the premises of the national ..

Country celebrates 75th anniversary of formation of Azad Hind Government

On 21st October 1943, the Azad Hind Government was formed by Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, who was the leader of Azad Hind Government and also the Head of State of this Provisional Indian Government-in-exile. It was a part of the freedom movement, originating in 1940s outside India with a purpose of allying with Axis powers ..

Raghuvir Singh, lone freedom fighter of Muzaffarnagar district passes away

Raghuvir Singh (95), the lone freedom fighter of Muzaffarnagar district, has passed away in Noida, Uttar Pradesh on May 19, 2018. Singh was part of Subhas Chandra Bose’s Azad Hind Fauj.

Firoz Bakht Ahmed nominated as new Chancellor of Maulana Azad National Urdu University (MANUU)

Firoz Bakht Ahmed, the noted social activist, educationist and columnist, has been nominated as new Chancellor of Maulana Azad National Urdu University (MANUU) for a period of 3 years and he succeeded Zafar Sareshwala. Firoz Bakht is grand nephew of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, who was the first education minister of India. He is a ..

Vinay Sahasrabuddhe appointed as new President of ICCR

Vinay Sahasrabuddhe, the BJP leader and Rajya Sabha MP from Maharashtra, has been appointed new President of the Indian Council of Cultural Relations (ICCR). He will succeed Prof. Lokesh Chandra. Sahasrabuddhe is the vice-president of Rambhau Mhalgi Prabodhini which is South Asia’s only training and research academy for elected representatives and voluntary social workers. ICCR ..