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Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati Jayanti

Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati Jayanti: The Prime Minister of India inaugurated the year-long (two-year) celebrations commemorating the 200th birth anniversary of Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati. He also released a logo for commemoration. Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati Jayanti is celebrated every year to mark the birth anniversary of the Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati. He was born on 12th February 1824 […]

110th Birth Anniversary Of Amrita Sher-Gil

110th Birth Anniversary Of Amrita Sher-Gil: The National Gallery of Modern art in association with Liszt Institute, Hungarian Cultural Centre, New Delhi celebrated the 110th birth anniversary of Amrita Sher-Gil. Amrita was an Indian-Hungarian painter and one of the avant-garde women artists. Though her art education was from Paris, she has discovered the artistic traditions […]

International conference on the contributions of J C Bose

International conference on the contributions of J C Bose: Ministry of Culture organized an “International conference on the contributions of J C Bose” on his 164th birth anniversary (1858-1937). J C Bose discovered wireless communication and was named the Father of Radio Science He invented Crescograph to measure plant growth He did pathbreaking work on […]

Ela Ramesh Bhatt : Gandhian Activist

Ela Ramesh Bhatt : Gandhian Activist Ela Ramesh Bhatt, popularly known as Elaben, a noted Gandhian, leading women’s empowerment activist, and renowned founder of the Self-Employed Women’s Association (SEWA) passed away recently. Born in Ahmedabad in 1933, she studied law and joined the legal cell of the Majur Mahajan Sangh or the Textile Labour Association […]

Arattupuzha Velayudha Panicker

Arattupuzha Velayudha Panicker: The recently-released Malayalam film Pathonpatham Noottandu (‘Nineteenth Century’), directed by Vinayan, has earned both critical acclaim and audience approval. It is based on the life of Arattupuzha Velayudha Panicker, a social reformer from the Ezhava community in Kerala who lived in the 19th century. Born into a well-off family of merchants in […]