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  • On Om Puri’s 67th Birth Anniversary, Friends And Family Pay Tribute

    Fans, friends and family members paid tribute to veteran actor Om Puri, who passed away in January this year, on his 67th birth anniversary on Wednesday. "Haven at home," Om Puri's former wife Nandita Puri, who marked the occasion by listening to the actor's favourite songs, told IANS. Om Pur..

  • Vice President To Flag Off Rally On Kalam’s Birth Anniversary

    To mark the 86th birth anniversary of former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam on Sunday, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu will flag off the Vision 2020 Clean and Green India rally here. Organised by APJ Abdul Kalam International Foundation, a large number of school students are to participate in the ..

  • Google Doodle Honours Norwegian Explorer Fridtjof Nansen

    Google on Tuesday marked legendary Norwegian adventurer Fridtjof Nansen's birth anniversary with a Doodle. Born in Oslo, Norway in 1861, Nansen who explored the world's unknown terrain and broke new ground as an international humanitarian, would have turned 156 on Tuesday. Nansen was gripped b..

  • PM Modi Greets Nation On Valmiki Jayanti

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday greeted the nation on the occasion of Valmiki Jayanti. "Greetings on Valmiki Jayanti. A great sage and master litterateur, his rich ideals and works guide generations...," Modi tweeted on the birth anniversary of Sanskrit poet Maharishi Valmiki. ..

  • PM Modi Remembers Bhagat Singh On Birth Anniversary

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday paid tributes to Bhagat Singh on his 110th birth anniversary. "I bow to the brave Shaheed Bhagat Singh on his Jayanti. His greatness and exemplary courage inspire generations of Indians," Modi tweeted. The revolutionary freedom fighter was born in B..

  • Celebrities Remember ‘Legendary’ Yash Chopra On 85th Birth Anniversary

    "Legendary", "king of romance" and "a partner-in-crime" are some terms which have been used for late filmmaker Yash Chopra by Bollywood celebrities like Rakesh Roshan, Karan Johar and Anushka Sharma, who remembered him on his 85th birth anniversary on Wednesday. Yash Chopra, who made his directo..

  • PM Remembers Visvesvaraya On Engineer’s Day

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday paid tributes to engineer and scholar M. Visvesvaraya on his birth anniversary celebrated as Engineer's Day in India. "Tributes to Bharat Ratna M. Visvesvaraya on his birth anniversary. An exemplary engineer himself, he is a source of immense inspiration," M..

  • PM Modi Greets Nation On Teachers’ Day

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday extended his greetings on the occasion of Teachers' Day. "On Teachers' Day, I salute the teaching community that is devoted to nurturing minds and spreading the joys of education in society," he tweeted from Xiamen, China, where he is attending the 9th annu..

  • Rajnath Wishes Sports Fraternity On National Sports Day

    Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday congratulated the sports fraternity on the occasion of National Sports Day. "On National Sports Day, I congratulate the entire sports fraternity in India. Let us together pledge towards a 'Sports India'," he tweeted. The Home Minister also remembere..

  • Modi Launches National Sports Talent Search Portal

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday paid tribute to hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand on his birth anniversary and launched the National Sports Talent Search portal. Modi said the legend's sporting skills did "wonders for Indian hockey". His birthday is celebrated as National Sports Day in ..