Month: June 2017

27 June

 Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay or Bankim Chandra Chatterjee (27 June 1838 –8 April 1894) was a Bengali writer, poet and journalist. He was the composer of India’s national song Vande Mataram, originally a Bengali and Sanskrit stotra personifying India as a mother goddess and inspiring the activists during the Indian Independence Movement. Chattopadhyay wrote thirteen novels […]

Daily News Summary – June 27 , 2017

Daily News Summary – June 27 , 2017

  Modi, Trump call on Pakistan to stop its soil from being used as terror launch pads At their first meeting today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump reiterated their commitment to cooperate in the final fight against radical Islamic terrorism. “Fighting against terrorism and destroying the […]

Daily News Summary – June 25, 2017

Daily News Summary – June 25, 2017

  2 terrorists killed in DPS school encounter, 3 Army personnel injured in Srinagar Two militants were killed today after an encounter broke out with security forces in Delhi Public School (DPS), Srinagar. Militants had attacked a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) patrol on Saturday that left a trooper dead, […]

Daily News Summary – June 23, 2017

Daily News Summary – June 23, 2017

  Sringar Cop stripped naked and stoned to death In a shocking incident, a mob in Srinagar stoned a senior police officer to death on Thursday night, an official said on Friday. The body of Deputy Superintendent of Police Mohammed Ayub Pandit was recovered on Friday morning from outside the Jamia […]

Daily News Summary – June 22, 2017

Two Jawans killed by Pakistan in Poonch sector Two Indian soldiers were killed by Pakistani troops on Thursday when they carried out an attack 600 metres inside the Indian territory in Poonch sector of Jammu and Kashmir. On the other hand, one of the attacker was injured in the Indian retaliatory action and his body was extricated […]

Daily News Summary – June 21, 2017

  Lakhs stretch and twist on yoga day Lakhs of people across the country and the world bent, stretched and twisted on the third International Day of Yoga today with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who led the celebrations in Lucknow, saying yogic asanas connected the world to India. From Ramabai […]

20 June

  20 June 1996: Government of India refuses to sign CTBT at the Geneva Conference India refused to sign the CTBT reasoning that the treaty was discriminatory. The United States, which had fired and tested more than 2000 nuclear devices which had the capacity of destroying the world many times […]