Sunday, November 29, 2009


  1. Father of Green Revolution and chairman of National Commission on Farmers MS Swaminathan.
  2. On November 1, 1956, Andhra State merged with the Telangana region of Hyderabad State to form the state of Andhra Pradesh. Hyderabad, the former capital of the Hyderabad State, became the capital of the new state Andhra Pradesh.
  3. Yousuf Hussain Khan was one of the five delegates who went to New York to argue for the independence of Nizam's Hyderabad state in the UN in September 1948. Upon his return from the unfinished job, Khan, a historian and litterateur at OU, and the brother of Zakir Hussain, the former president, returned to his alma matar. But he soon quit his job and went to Aligarh where he later became the pro vice-chancellor of Aligarh Muslim University.
  4. Akbar appointed prince Murad governor of Malwa in 1582. In the following year the prince was also made governor of Gujarat; and the former governor Mirza Khan, was despatched with an army under prince Daniyal for the invasion of the Dakhan. Owing to disputes prince Daniyal was recalled; and the command devolved on Mirza Khan, who cantoned in Malwa, intending to invade the Dakhan after the rains were over.
  5. Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri with President Mohammad Ayub Khan of Pakistan and Soviet Prime Minister Alexei Kosygin in Tashkent on January 10, 1966. Shastri died in Tashkent the next day.
  6. SHASTRI was deeply patriotic and courageous, having dedicated his life to the service of the nation. His commitment to the people of India was exemplary. Lal Bahadur Shastri was born in a poor family on October 2, 1904 and through his grit, determination and honesty he rose to the high position of Prime Minister of India. A firm believer in the social responsibilities of business enterprises, he looked at the economic and social realities of Indian life with a clear vision.
  7. October 31, 1984, Prime Minister Indira Gandhi was assassinated by two Sikh bodyguards. Riots erupted in New Delhi.
  8.  Indira Gandhi was sworn in India's first woman Prime Minister on January 24, 1966. 
  9. Baitullah Mehsud, unlike other militant leaders, made the Pakistan government his target, using suicide attacks and assassinations to shake the foundations of ... For the most part, Mehsud's operations were focused in Pakistan. As a result, for Pakistan, Mehsud was the biggest threat. ...
  10.  A court in northwest Pakistan (1 NOV 09) directed police to declare former President Pervez Musharraf a "proclaimed offender" and confiscate his property if he failed to cooperate with the probe into the whereabouts of a man allegedly detained by security agencies ...

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