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Jallianwala Bagh massacre’s 100 years

On 13th April 2019, the nation paid homage to the martyrs of the Jallianwala Bagh massacre on the centenary of the incident. On this day in 1919, hundreds of innocent Indians were killed by troops under British Brigadier-General Reginald Dyer, during a peaceful meeting on Baisakhi at the park in Amritsar, Punjab. Here, the civilians ..

Vinjamuri Anasuya Devi, eminent folk artist, radio commentator, harmonium player, music composer and author passes away

Vinjamuri Anasuya Devi (99), the eminent folk artist, radio commentator, harmonium player, music composer and author, has passed away at Houston in the USA. She used music as a tool to spread the message of social equality in the days when the society considered women coming out of their homes as a taboo. Born on ..

‘Azaadi ke Diwane Museum’ inaugurated New Delhi

Union Minister Dr. Mahesh Sharma has recently inaugurated ‘Azaadi Ke Diwane’ museum at the Red Fort premises in New Delhi. The museum is dedicated to the unsung heroes of the country’s freedom struggle and is built by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI). It is a modern, state-of-the-art, informative and educational exhibition involving multi-sensory technology ..

Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose museum inaugurated in New Delhi

On 23rd January, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Subhash Chandra Bose museum at the iconic Red Fort in New Delhi to mark the leader’s 122nd birth anniversary. The Museum on Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose and Indian National Army provides a detailed account of Subhash Chandra Bose and the history of Indian National Army (INA). ..

Cyril Ramaphosa expected to be chief guest at 2019 Republic Day

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa will be Chief Guest at the Republic Day of India 2019, which also marks the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. The celebrations are held every year at Rajpath before the President of India. The Republic Day honours the date on which the Constitution of India came into effect on ..

V. Rathinam, veteran freedom fighter and member of Indian National Army passes away

V. Rathinam (99), the veteran freedom fighter and member of Indian National Army (INA) led by Nethaji Subash Chandra Bose, has passed away in South Kodikulam, Tamil Nadu on November 4, 2018. Born on 16th August 1919, Rathinam had moved to Burma when he was a bachelor and joined the INA during the Second World ..

2018 Vigilance Awareness Week (VAW)

The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) observes the Vigilance Awareness Week every year during the week in which the birthday of Sardar Vallabh bhai Patel (31st October) falls. This year, the Vigilance Awareness Week is being observed from 29th October to 3rd November, 2018 on the theme “Eradicate Corruption-Build a New India”. It seeks to motivate ..

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 ..