Kargil Vijay Diwas is celebrated on July 26 every year in honour of the Kargil War’s Heroes. On this day, July 26, 1999, India successfully took command of the high outposts which had been lost to Pakistani intruders. The Kargil war was fought for more than 60 days, and ended on July 26. 527 soldiers from Indian Armed Forces sacrificed their lives during the war. GoldenTwine Informatics pays Tribute to Kargil War Heroes on Kargil Vijay Diwas.
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Ten Inspirational Quotes of Nelson Mandela.
Nelson Mandela International Day, also known as Mandela Day, is annually observed on July 18, Mandela’s birthday. It commemorates the lifetime of service Nelson Mandela gave to South Africa and the world. The day was officially declared by the United Nations in November 2009, with the first UN Mandela Day held on July 18, 2010. However, the first Mandela Day was launched in New York on July 18, 2009, Mandela’s 91st birthday.
Nation pays homage to Dr Bidhan Chandra Roy on his birth anniversary.
The National Doctors’ Day is a day celebrated in health care organizations to recognize the contributions of physicians to individual lives and communities. The National Doctors’ Day is celebrated in India on July 1 to honor the legendary Indian physician and the second Chief Minister of West Bengal, Dr Bidhan Chandra Roy. He was born on July 1, 1882 and died on the same date in 1962, aged 80 years. Dr BC Roy was honored with the country’s highest civilian award, Bharat Ratna on February 4, 1961 for his works in the medical field.
Nine times Google has celebrated Indian cinema through its doodles.
Today marks the 81st birth anniversary of Nutan Samarth Bahl (June 4, 1936 – February 21, 1991), better known as Nutan, a celebrated Indian film actress who appeared in more than 70 Hindi films, one Marathi, and one Telugu film in a career spanning over four decades. Google on its search page has created Nutan’s doodle reflecting her expressive acting style to pay tribute on her birthday.
Ten Inspirational Quotes of Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore.
Rabindra Jayanti is the day which marks the birth anniversary of Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore (May 7, 1861 – August 7, 1941), the great Indian poet, novelist, musician, painter and playwright. Bengalis around the world celebrate Rabindra Jayanti on 25th day of the Bengali month of Boishakh, since Tagore was born on this day of the year 1268 of the Bengali calendar. 9th May, 2017 is the 156th birth anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore. In West Bengal, Tagore Jayanti is popularly known as Poncheeshe Boishakh. According to English calendar he was born on 7th May 1861 in Kolkata to parents Debendranath Tagore and Sarada Devi.
Most inspiring slogans by Indian freedom fighters and martyrs.
Today marks the 69th death anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. He was assassinated on January 30, 1948, by Nathuram Godse who held him responsible for the partition of India. For this evil deed Godse was hanged on November 15, 1949. Martyrs’ Day in India, is observed at the national level on January 30. The Nation pays homage to Mahatma Gandhi and other martyrs who gave their lives in the struggle for India’s freedom on January 30 every year.
The nation pays homage to Subhas Chandra Bose on his 120th Birth Anniversary.
Today marks the 120th birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose. He was born on January 23, 1897 in Cuttack, Orissa to Janakinath Bose and Prabhabati Devi. Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose (January 23, 1897 – unconfirmed) was a Indian nationalist and leader of an independence movement during the 1930’s and 40’s. He sought the support of Germany and Japan and led an Indian national political and military force to fight against British imperialism in India during World War II. He was one of the most prominent leaders who struggled for India’s Independence from British rule, and is a legendary figure in India today.
Remembering eminent Urdu poet Mirza Ghalib on his birth anniversary.
Today marks the 219th birth anniversary of Mirza Asadullah Beg Khan ‘Ghalib’. Mirza Ghalib (December 27, 1797 – February 15, 1869), was pre-eminent Urdu and Persian language poet during the last years of the Mughal Empire. He used his pen-names of Ghalib (means ‘dominant’) and Asad (means ‘lion’). His honorific was Dabir-ul-Mulk, Najm-ud-Daula.
Google doodles Sir Jagadish Chandra Bose’s 158th birthday.
Google has commemorated the 158th anniversary of the birthday of scientist Jagadish Chandra Bose (November 30, 1858 – November 23, 1937). Sir Jagadish Chandra Bose, CSI, CIE, FRS, was a polymath, physicist, biologist, biophysicist, botanist and archaeologist, and an early writer of science fiction. Living in British India, he pioneered the investigation of radio and microwave optics, made very significant contributions to plant science, and laid the foundations of experimental science in the Indian subcontinent.
Google celebrates 18th Birthday with an animated Google doodle.
The internet giant Google’s eighteenth birthday is being celebrated with an animated colourful doodle on home page on September 27, 2016. The doodle shows Google’s “G” with a cute tiny pink birthday hat blowing up a long party balloon to spell out the rest of company’s name, before being carried off into the sky. In the backdrop are two bunches of bright balloons. Each bunch has three balloons representing the six letters G O O G L E.