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Centenary of the Battle of Haifa honoured in Israel and India


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Israel and India commemorate the Centenary of the Battle of Haifa on September 23rd, 2018. On this day, in 1918, the Indian soldiers from the Mysore, Hyderabad and Jodhpur Lancers liberated the strategically important city of Haifa, known for its deep water bay in the eastern Mediterranean.

A commemorative stamp for the Battle of Haifa and First Day Cover were released by Israel Post on February 6, 2018. The stamp and the cover were presented to H.E. Pavan Kapoor, Ambassador of India to Israel, and Mr. Yona Yahav, Mayor of the city of Haifa, during a special ceremony that took place on September 6 in Haifa. Read more

Birth Centenary of the Ninth President of India – Dr. Shanker Dayal Sharma a Freedom Fighter, Scholar, Patriot


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Mrs. Vimla Sharma, Wife of Late Dr Shanker Dayal Sharma 9th President of India offering tributes on his 100th Birthday

On the occasion of his 100th Birth Anniversary, the life and legacy of Late Dr. Shanker Dayal Sharma, the Ninth President of India, was commemorated with an evening of devotional songs at his residence, 23 Safdarjung Road.

Dr. Sharma’s family – wife Smt. Vimala Sharma, son Shri Ashutosh Dayal Sharma, and daughter Smt. Jaishree Sharma– hosted the function in honour of the former President of India. Political leaders and renowned personalities from various fields were present to pay homage and floral tributes to the late President. Read more

Unveiling of Chitragupta Chowk on the occasion 101 birthday centenary, composer who created uniquely flavoured melodious timeless gems


By K Ashwin Mobile: 09920183006 Email:indianshowbusiness@gmail.com

Anand Chitragupta and Milind Chitragupta with Javed Akhtar and Ashish Shelar during the Unveiling of Chitragupta Chowk

Anand Chitragupta & Milind Chitragupta celebrated the 101 birthday centenary of their father Chitragupta, with unveiling his Chowk at the Corner Of 14th Road and Danda Road, Khar ( Tribhovandas Bhimji Zaveri Showroom). With a glorious career spanning 40 years – from 1946 to 1988 – during which he composed for 144 films, Chitragupta he was the only Hindi film music composer of numerous forgotten gems.  Read more