The 12th World Mining Congress is being held in New Delhi from November 19 to 23, 1984. The institutions of Engineers (India) as the National Committee of the World Mining Congress are hosts to the Congress, being held in India for the first time.
Postal Life Insurance, introduced on 1st Feb, 1884, is one of the oldest welfare schemes for Government employees. Even in the last century, the Govt. of the day was greatly exercised about the financial distress of its employees and their dependents, particularly after their retirement form service or decease.
Baburao Vishnu Paradkar, an eminent Hindi editor and journalist, was born on 16th November, 1883 in a well known scholarly family of Varanasi. His father Pandit Vishnu Shastri Paradkar was also an eminent Sanskrit Scholar. Baburao lost his father at the age of 15 and his mother when he was only 20.
Baba Kanshi Ram, the most prominent freedom fighter of Kangra Hills, now forming part of Himachal Pradesh, was born on 11 July, 1882 at Village Dada Siba in Tehsil Dehra of Dist. Kangra. He went to village school but could not follow up his studies beyond the school stage as his father died in 1895 when he was only 13.
In a meeting of leading European Citizens of Calcutta, held on the 15th of January, 1784, Calcutta, Sir William Jones, an illustrious educationist mooted a proposal for the founding of a society for enquiring into History
Children’s Day is celebrated every year on November 14 to celebrate the birth anniversary of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru who was of the few great architects in the delicate and uncommon art of national building.
Professor Darashaw Nosherwan Wadia, a pioneer in India Geology, was born on 23rd October, 1883 at Surat, in a respectable family of ship-builders for the East India Company. Young Wadia had his early education in Surat and Baroda, and obtained is Bachelors degree in 1905 from Baroda College.
Born on November 19, 1917 at Allahabad, Indira Priyadarshini as she was named by her father Jawaharlal Nehru and her mother Kamala Nehru, got her early education in Switzerland and at Oxford, and in India at Bombay, Pune and at the Vishwa Bharati, Shantiniketan.
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