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Today in History – 29 July

Please follow and like us: 14 1748 Boscawen landed 25 km south of Pondicherry. 1876 Indian Science Congress Association was established in Bowbazar Street of Calcutta. 1891 Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar, great Indian educationist, social reformer, litterateur and Hindi writer, passed… Continue Reading →

Today in History – 28 July

Please follow and like us: 14 1868 Following its ratification by the necessary three-quarters of U.S. states, the 14th Amendment, guaranteeing to African Americans citizenship and all its privileges, was officially adopted into the U.S. Constitution. 1872 Albert P Sarraut,… Continue Reading →

Today in History – 27 July

Please follow and like us: 14 1776 The secret Congressional emissary to France, Silas Deane, wrote a letter to Congress, informing them that he has been successful beyond his expectations in France. 1794 Maximilien Robespierre, the architect of the French… Continue Reading →

Today in History – 26 July

Please follow and like us: 14 1614 Jahangir captured Mewar from Rana Amar Singh. A treaty was signed in the Mughal court, Rana and his son were treated with exceptional courtesy. 1775 On this day in 1775, the U.S. postal… Continue Reading →

Biogas: An energy alternative

Please follow and like us: 14 In urban settlements in India, especially in cities like Delhi, that has, reportedly on the Christmas this year, been ranked the most polluted city in the World, deteriorating quality of life impedes our overall… Continue Reading →

Today in History – 22 July

Please follow and like us: 14 1678 Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj won the fort of Vellore. 1702 The “English Company of Merchants” and the old East India Company was named the “United Company of Merchants of England Trading to the East… Continue Reading →

Today in History – 21 July

Please follow and like us: 14 365 On this day in the year 365, a powerful earthquake off the coast of Greece caused a tsunami that devastated the city of Alexandria, Egypt. Although there were no measuring tools at the… Continue Reading →

Global Competitiveness Ranking – 2016

Please follow and like us: 14 Global Competitiveness Ranking and report was published by Institute of Management Development (IMD) World Competitiveness Center, located in Switzerland.  First report was published in 1989. The institute is publishing annual Global Competitiveness Ranking Report… Continue Reading →

Today in History – 20 July

Please follow and like us: 14 1296 Allau’d-din Khalji declared himself as King of Delhi after assissinating Jalal’ud-din Khalji. 1531 Tulsidas, Mahakavi Saint, was born. 1636 John Oldham, trader of mass, was murdered by Indians. 1654 Portugal was taken over… Continue Reading →

Today in History – 19 July

Please follow and like us: 14 1763 Mir Kasim was defeated in ‘Katwa’ battle by Britishers. 1799 On this day in 1799, during Napoleon Bonaparte’s Egyptian campaign, a French soldier discovered a black basalt slab inscribed with ancient writing near… Continue Reading →

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