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Youth Congress plants samplings to mark Rajiv Gandhi’s birth anniversary

Ludhiana: To mark the birth anniversary of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi by planting saplings in different areas of city on Saturday, the Youth Congress activists led by district president Rajiv Raja, Incharge of Ludhiana Youth Congress Gurkimat Sidhu planted saplings near Old Court Chowk and also in Bhai Randhir Singh Nagar, Sherpur, Rajguru Nagar, Hambran

Bengal Congress tweet gaffe on Rajiv birth anniversary

New Delhi/Kolkata: The West Bengal Congress on Saturday faced embarrassment when it tweeted a controversial remark made by late Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi during the anti-Sikh riots of 1984. On Rajiv Gandhi’s 72nd birth anniversary, the West Bengal Congress tweeted: “When a big tree falls, the ground shakes”, referring to his remark during the riots

Rajiv Gandhi remembered on 72nd birth anniversary

New Delhi: The nation today remembered former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 72nd birth anniversary with President Pranab Mukherjee and other leaders paying tributes to him at his memorial even as Congress President Sonia Gandhi kept away due to health reasons. While Sonia’s son and party Vice President Rahul Gandhi paid floral tributes at

Modi pays tribute to Rajiv Gandhi on birth anniversary

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday paid tribute to former premier Rajiv Gandhi on his 72nd birth anniversary. “Remembering former PM Rajiv Gandhi ji on his birth anniversary,” Modi tweeted. Rajiv Gandhi, born on August 20, 1944, served as the sixth Prime Minister of India from 1984 to 1989. He took office after

144th birth anniversary of Aurobindo celebrated

Puducherry: The 144th birth anniversary of saint philosopher Aurobindo was today celebrated with a large number people from various parts of the country offering their homage at his memorial here. Devotees performed meditation before the memorials of Aurobindo and his spiritual mentor “The Mother” at the Aurobindo Ashram, established in 1926 by the revolutionary turned

Pakistan observes Nazia Hassan’s death anniversary

Karachi: Pakistan on Saturday observed the 16th death anniversary of Nazia Hassan, the ‘Queen of Pop’ whose single “Aap Jaisa Koi” for Bollywood movie “Qurbaani” catapulted her to fame. Nazia ruled the music field in Pakistan during the 1980s. The first face of pop in Pakistan, Nazia was born in Karachi on April 3, 1965,

Must Watch: Celebrating Parkash Purab of Sri Guru Harkrishan Sahib

Must Watch: Celebrating Parkash Purab of Sri Guru Harkrishan Sahib

A tribute to People’s President APJ Abdul Kalam on his death anniversary

Spice Girls confirm reunion as trio for anniversary

London: British pop girl group Spice Girls have confirmed their reunion as a trio to celebrate the 21st anniversary of their debut album. Members of the girl group — Melanie Brown, Geri Horner and Emma Bunton shared photos and a video on Friday confirming the news, reports mirror.co.uk. In the clip, which they have captioned

Govt will celebrate 350th anniv of Guru Govind Singh: Modi

New Delhi: The government will celebrate 350th birth anniversary of Sikh Guru Gobind Singh across the country and has earmarked Rs 100 crore for the events. Addressing a function to commemorate 300th anniversary of martyrdom of Sikh general Baba Banda Singh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said a high-level national committee will be formed that would

Modi to attend martyrdom anniversary of Baba Banda Singh Bahadur

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend a commemorative event to mark the 300th martyrdom anniversary of Sikh military commander Baba Banda Singh Bahadur here on Sunday. “The Prime Minister will release a book and souvenir on Baba Banda Singh Bahadurji on the occasion,” an official statement said on Saturday. The event will be

Rishi Kapoor remembers father Raj Kapoor on death anniversary

Mumbai: Rishi Kapoor today paid tribute tohis father, legendary Bollywood actor-filmmaker Raj Kapoor on his 28th death anniversary, saying he is proud to be his son. Raj Kapoor died on June 2, 1988 at the age of 63. “Raj Kapoor. My Father. 1924-1988. Adieu, 28 years back! Achieved what most yearn in a life time.