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PM Modi to release commemorative coin on ISKCON founder's 125th Birth Anniversary

Srila Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada also established over a hundred temples and wrote several books, teaching the path of Bhakti Yoga

31 Aug 2021 6:22 PM

PM Modi pays tribute to former prime minister Jawaharlala Nehru on his birth anniversary

After the death of Nehru, it was unanimously decided to celebrate his birthday as Bal Diwas or Children's Day in India.

14 Nov 2019 1:03 PM

‘Purely technical’: Chinese official on change in Gandhi Jayanti event venue

On October 1, China organised a mega celebration at the heart of Beijing to mark the 70th anniversary of the founding of the country.

06 Oct 2019 1:20 PM

'Uncle Nelson' my inspiration, guide: Priyanka on Mandela's 101st birth anniversary

In a trailing tweet, she further described the picture and wrote, 'Laughing heartily at my son's fancy topi in 2001'.

18 Jul 2019 1:30 PM

PM Modi, Rahul, other leaders pay tribute to Indira Gandhi on birth anniversary

'Tributes to India's former Prime Minister, Mrs Indira Gandhi Ji on her birth anniversary,' PM Modi tweeted.

19 Nov 2018 2:02 PM


PM Modi announces launch of 'Swachhata Hi Seva Movement'

The Prime Minister further urged everyone to be a part of this movement and strengthen the efforts to create a 'Swachh Bharat'.

12 Sep 2018 11:43 AM

Google celebrates astronomer Georges Lemaitre's birth anniversary

Born on July 17, 1894, Lemaitre proposed what is known as the "Big Bang theory", the origin of the universe.

17 Jul 2018 8:19 AM

Google Doodle celebrates freedom fighter Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay's birth anniversary

Known for persuading Mahatma Gandhi to call upon women to march with him in Independence Movement, it is Chattopadhyay’s 115th birthday.

03 Apr 2018 8:11 AM

Rs 350 coin to mark birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh

Coin with standard weight of 35 gram will have 50 per cent silver, 40 per cent copper and 5 per cent each of nickel and zinc.

29 Mar 2018 10:21 AM

Twitter pays respect to Gabriel Garcia Marquez on his 91st birth anniversary

As Google celebrated his 91st birth anniversary with a doodle, we take a look at how the twitterati remembered the legendary author.

06 Mar 2018 5:04 PM


Google celebrates Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s 91st birthday with doodle

Colourful digital work of art reminds one of magical city of Macondo that Nobel laureate brought to life in One Hundred Years of Solitude.

06 Mar 2018 4:38 PM

He united Indians: Modi remembers Sardar Patel on his jayanti

The Prime Minister on Tuesday flagged off a marathon, 'Run for Unity' to mark the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.

31 Oct 2017 8:13 AM

Prez says Tipu Sultan died 'heroic death'; BJP alleges Cong scripted speech

Kovind was addressing the joint session of Karnataka Legislative Assembly and Legislative Council on the 60th anniversary of Vidhan Soudha.

25 Oct 2017 6:56 PM

Egypt: India to hold cultural fest to celebrate Tagore’s 156th birth anniversary

Rabindranath Tagore was the first non-European to win this prestigious award, in recognition for his collection of poems, 'Gitanjali'.

07 May 2017 2:16 PM

Netaji played major role in freeing India from colonialism: PM on Bose’s 120th birth anniversary

He said Netaji Bose was a great intellectual who always thought about the interests and wellbeing of the marginalised sections of society.

23 Jan 2017 10:59 AM


National Herald revival on Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru birth anniversary

The Associated Journals Limited announced the launch of, on the birthday of India’s first Prime Minister.

15 Nov 2016 3:40 AM