Category: Today’s Special
The great poet Rabindranath Tagore once chosen Ramgarh for establishing Vishwa Bharati University when he visited this place in 1901. Impressed with the scenic beauty of the place after spending some days in Ramgarh, the creator of national anthem thought of making university at this place. He even bought land from his British friend Dariyaz for the university.
Gurudev in Ramgarh
It was in 1901 that Ramgarh had the pleasure of receiving Gurudev. And the poet bought 40 acres of land in Falapatti Nainital district for making Himanti Garden that … Read the rest
Someone rightly said laughter is the best medicine. It is the cheapest thing that can give the invaluable thing that is happiness. When you laugh, you actually de-stress your body and mind. You feel light and happy for some time. Today is the World Laugher Day.
World Laughter Day 2020
Laughter day celebration is an annual event and it is celebrated on the first Sunday of May. Objective of laughter day is to aware the world about many benefits of laughter that include a healing touch to the tired body … Read the rest
The first special train carrying stranded migrants from Telangana to Jharkhand left the southern state at around 4:30 am. It carried a total of 1,230 people following all the social distancing norms for safety of the passengers.
The special train
It started from Lingampally in Telangana to Hatia in Jharkhand. It is a 24-coach train that can carry more passengers in normal days but the number of passengers in a coach were reduced from 72 to 54 to maintain social distancing. Also, the Telangana government kept it a low-key affair to prevent the repetition of … Read the rest
Every year, the first day of May is celebrated as Labour Day or May Day. The world celebrated the first Labour Day on May 1, 1886 but in India, the May Day celebrations started in 1923. Objective of Labour Day celebration is to recognize of working class and give respect to them.
History of Labour Day
On May 1, 1886, thousands of workers spilled on the streets of America to protest against the exploitation at the hands of employers. They were made to work for 10-15 hours every day. But the unruly mob was fired killing hundreds of workers. The … Read the rest
Rishi Kapoor passed away at 8:45 am in Mumbai. He was 67-year old and was suffering from leukaemia for a long time and had gone to abroad for treatment. Amitabh Bachchan broke the news of his death with his tweet. Also, there was official statement confirming his death by the Kapoor family.
The entire country plunged into mourning at the sad demise of Rishi Kapoor. Prominent personalities including the President of India, Prime Minister and Home Minister sent their condolences to the grieving family.
President Ramnath Kovind
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April 23 is celebrated as World Book and Copyright Day by UNESCO and other related organizations. Observed in more than 100 countries, it is celebration of books and reading material. Also, it is homage to renowned literary figures including William Shakespeare, Miguel Cervantes and Inca Garcilaso de la Vega.
World Book Day 2020 theme
Director General of UNESCO, Audrey Azoulay, gave the theme in his words. He said that books had the unique ability both to entertain and to teach. There were at once a means of exploring realms beyond the personal experience through exposure to different authors, universes and … Read the rest