Month: April 2017

30 April

  30 April 1870: Dadasaheb Phalke was born Dhundiraj Govind Phalke , popularly known as Dadasaheb Phalke  was an Indian producer-director-screenwriter, known as the Father of Indian cinema. Starting with his debut film, Raja Harishchandra in 1913, now known as India’s first full-length feature, he made 95 movies and 26 short […]

Daily News Summary – April 30, 2017

Daily News Summary – April 30, 2017

  Modi government’s ‘priceless’ gift to its neighbors In what could be termed as a  stratospheric diplomacy. Modi government announced the launching of prestigious ‘South Asia’ satellite. Pakistan opted out of this. Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Maldives and Afghanistan will be the beneficiaries of the ambitious space project. “We have always […]

29 April

  29 April 1936: Zubin Mehta was born Zubin Mehta, a world-famous conductor of Western classical music, was born on 29 April 1936 to a Parsi family in Mumbai. His father was a conductor of the Bombay Symphony Orchestra.   29 April 1891: Bharathidasan was born Kanakasabai Subburathinam , popularly […]

Daily News Summary – April 29, 2017

Daily News Summary – April 29, 2017

  In case of a referendum, Gilgit-Baltistan will vote for India Abdul Hamid Khan, the Chairman of the Balawaristan National Front (BNF) and a senior leader from Gilgit-Baltistan, as quoted by ANI earlier today said, “If referendum happens people will vote for India, they never committed atrocities on us. It […]

28 April

  28 April 1929: Bhanu Athaiya, Oscar winner and renowned costume designer, was born Bhanu Athaiya, India’s first Oscar winner and the Hindi film industry’s most renowned costume designer whose work spans over five decades, was born on 28 April 1929 in Kolhapur (in present day Maharashtra), which was then […]

Daily News Analysis – April 28, 2017

Daily News Analysis – April 28, 2017

  Center informs SC that it will it not talk to separatist elements Sticking to its original stance, Union Government informed Supreme Court that it will not talk to separatist elements as part of ensuring peace in the Valley. Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi said that the government would come to the negotiating […]

27 April

  27 April 1912: Zohra Sehgal, Indian Actress and Choreographer was born Zohra Sehgal, a respected Indian film and theatre actress, choreographer and dancer, was born on 27 April 1912 in Saharanpur, Uttar Pradesh, to Mumtazullah Khan and Natiqua Begum. She made her film debut with Dharti Ke Lal (1946), which was […]