Tag: death anniversary

Dadasaheb Phalke: The father of Indian Cinema

A Marathi, Dadasaheb Phalke, whose real name was Dhundiraj Govind Phalke, is credited with making Raja Harishchandra, the first feature film in India, and is thus called the father of Indian cinema. He did everything for the project – production, writing and direction. He even built the set himself and[Read More…]

Kovind, Naidu, Modi pay tributes to Ambedkar

Kovind, Naidu, Modi pay tributes to Ambedkar

New Delhi:  President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday paid tributes to Dalit icon Babasaheb Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar on his death anniversary. Kovind, Naidu, Modi also paid floral tributes to Ambedkar at a function in Parliament House Lawns here. Lok Sabha[Read More…]

JRD Tata: Pioneer of civil aviation in India

The French-born Indian, Jehangir Ratanji Dadabhoy Tata or JRD Tata as we generally refer to him, was born on July 29, 1904, to Ratanji Dadabhoy Tata and Suzanne Briere. From being an able entrepreneur to becoming the first licenced pilot in India, there is hardly anything that he did not achieve[Read More…]

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