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World Celebrates The World Post Day And 145 Years Of UPU On 9 October

The Universal Postal Union (UPU) observes 9 October as World Post Day. Started in 1874 in Switzerland, UPU was the beginning of the revolution of global communication. The revolution is about the ability to write to others all over the world.

The start of World Post Day

The first World Post Day was declared at the 1969 UPU Congress in Tokyo Japan. And the proposal for starting a day for World Post was mooted by Shri Anand Mohan Narula, a member of the Indian delegation. And his proposal for declaring 9 October as the World Post Day was accepted by the congress.

Celebrations of the World Post Day

Every year, over 150 countries across the globe celebrate the World Post Day on 9th October. Some countries observe 9th October as a working holiday for their postal staff while others award the promising employees for commendable service.

Objective of the World Post Day

According to the UN, the World Post Day is celebrated to highlight value of the postal sector in everyday life for both individuals and businesses and its contribution in developing countries on both … Read the rest

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India vs South Africa Women ODI Cricket: Mithali Raj Says High Score Necessary To Popularize Women Cricket In India

Indian cricket team of women suffered a blow just before the first One Day International (ODI) against South Africa. A key player of the team was retired hurt and ruled out of the series. But the good thing is that the Indian skipper is in high spirits to popularize women’s cricket in India.

Press briefing of Indian skipper Mithali Raj

Captain of Indian women’s cricket team, Mithali Raj, predicted that the ODI series with South Africa would be “very competitive.” She further stressed her point that the women’s cricket matches had to be high scoring in order to popularize women’s cricket. She was addressing the press ahead of the first ODI in Vadodara.

Smriti Mandhana retired hurt

A fracture in her right toe made Smriti Mandhana unfit for playing the series. She was ruled out of the entire series but a final call on her ouster would be taken only after an assessment by physios in NCA. She needs an MRI but that is possible only after the swelling is controlled.

Head coach Woorkeri Raman speak for Smriti Mandhana

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Ravana Effigy Went Into Flames While Setting In Vidhsha, MP

In a freak incident in Vidisha, Madhya Pradesh, an effigy of Ravana burnt to ashes after colliding with electricity powerline. The incident happened just a day before Dusshera celebrations.

How Ravana effigy burnt before Dusshera?

It happened in Sironj area of Vidisha district. At the time of incident, the effigy was being installed at a predetermined place. The authorities were trying to setup the Ravana near a bus stand to celebrate Dusshera when the mannikin hit the 132 KV power line passing over it. Soon the Ravana was in flames and came down heavily in the form of ashes. The persons holding the effigy became mute spectators to the flames.

How tall was Ravana effigy?

It was a 33-feet tall Ravana stuffed with firecrackers of different shapes and sizes. As soon as it touched the high-tension electric line, it burst into flames with the firecrackers setting off the effigy. It was a horrific scene as the area was packed with audience gathered to see the effigy being set for Dusshera festival. Also, there were passerby who stopped hearing the sound of firecrackers. But luckily there … Read the rest

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IAF Gets The First Rafael Jet On Its 87th Birth Anniversary

Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhaduria inaugurated the 87th birth anniversary of the Air Force at a grand event at Hindon Air Force Station in Ghaziabad. The day becomes more important with Defense Minister Rajnath Singh receiving the first multirole fighter jet Rafael in France today.

What did Air Chief Marshal say in his address?

RKS Bhaduria highlighted the need to remain on high alert on the security front citing “present security environment in the neighborhood.” He was addressing a huge gathering including air force warriors and their families. He called all air force warriors to serve the country with great integrity at all times.

Air Chief Marshal remembered Pulwama attack

Bhaduria referred to the suicide attack in Pulwama to remind the press the need for defense installations to remain on high alert at all times. He projected the security environment in the neighborhood as a very serious cause of concern.

Highlights of the speech of IAF Chief

  • Focus on training for pilots and technicians
  • Promotion of Indian firms in fleet assistance
  • Air force warriors to remain in combat mode
  • Providing relief and rescue operations during
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Tamil Nadu Governor, Chief Minister, Deputy CM And Other Leaders Extend Greetings For Ayudha Pooja And Vijayadasami

Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit extended his greetings for Ayudha Pooja to countrymen. Also, the Chief Minister K Palaniswami and Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam extended their greetings for Ayudha Pooja on the eve of the festival of Viajaydasami started on Monday.

What did the governor say in his greetings?

Banwarilal Purohit said that Ayudha Pooja marked the triumph of the good forces over evil. He further elaborated that the concept of Durga as a protector of human race was embodied in Navarathri celebrations. He said that people chant hymns of Durga’s victory over evil forces.

The Raj Bhawan greeting message states that the governor extends his best wishes to the people of Tamil Nadu to promote communal harmony, diversity and creatively offer opportunities for civic pride and improve their standard of living.

What did the CM say in his greetings?

CM K Palaniswamiwith his Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam extended best wishes of Ayudha Pooja and Vijayadasami to the people of Tamil Nadu. They said the ritual is performed to honour the tools people use and pray for their businesses to flourish.Amma MakkalMunnetraKazhagam leader … Read the rest

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Rohit Sharma Led The Visakhapatnam Test Match Against South Africa To Victory With His176 & 127 Runs

Virendra Sehwag, former Indian opener, hailed Rohit Sharma for his great first inning as an opening batsman in Test Cricket. India won the Visakhapatnam test against South Africa by 203 runs. Rohit Sharma contributed 176 and 127 in this victory. It was his first test match as an opener and he did a great job.

Rohit Sharm’s promotion is history repeated

Captain Sourav Ganguli also allowed Virendra Sehwag to open test innings and is decision to elevate Sehwag from limited over batsman to a test cricketer proved right. Virendra Sehwag scored two triple centuries in his test career. This aggressive batsman soon became one of the most feared opening test cricketers of the world at that time.

Why is Rohit Sharma’s promotion to Test Cricket a feat?

Rohit Sharma has a contrasting career as a batsman from limited overs cricket to test matches. But he has been a good batsman throughout his career and his aggressive approach helped him in piling two centuries in his first test. And his feat was recognized by great cricketers including Sachin Tendulkar who send his best wished for the … Read the rest