Today In History- 27th February

Today in Indian History Events for February 27 27-February-1803 Great fire in Bombay. 27-February-1854 Lord Dalhousie captured Jhansi under the East India Company. 27-February-1912 Vishnu Waman Shirwadkar ‘Kusumagraj’, great Marathi poet, play-wright, novelist and Bhartiya Gyanpeeth Awardee, was born. 27-February-1912 Lawrence Durrell, Britsh writer (Alexandria Quartet, Private Country), was born in Darjeeling, India. . 27-February-1931 … More Today In History- 27th February

25th February 1938 Farokh Engineer Was Born

Today in Indian History Events for February 25 25-February-1510 Portuguese Catholics conquer Goa under Albuquerque, the then Governor, to serve as capital of their Asian maritime empire beginning conquest and exploitation of India by Europeans. 25-February-1586 King Birbal, renowned wit and one amongst the ‘Navratna’ of Emperor Akbar’s Court, died in a war with Usuf … More 25th February 1938 Farokh Engineer Was Born

25th February 1938 Farokh Engineer Was Born

Farokh Engineer       India Full name Farokh Maneksha Engineer Born February 25, 1938, Bombay (now Mumbai), Maharashtra Current age 77 years 0 days Major teams India, Lancashire, Mumbai Batting style Right-hand bat Bowling style Legbreak Fielding position Wicketkeeper Other Referee, Commentator Batting and fielding averages Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s … More 25th February 1938 Farokh Engineer Was Born

Today In History – 24th February

Today in Indian History Events for February 24 24-February-1483 Sheikh Mirza, chieftain of a small state of Ferghana, was born in Turkmenistan. 24-February-1674 Prataprao Gujar, a great Maratha warrior at the time of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, died. 24-February-1786 Charles Cornwallis appointed Governor-General of India. 24-February-1867 Kedarnath Das, geat physiologist, was born. 24-February-1880 Satyanarayan, great poet … More Today In History – 24th February

Today In History-22nd February

Today in Indian History Events for February 22 22-February-1845 Serampore of Hooghly district and Balasore cities from Dutch purchased East Indian Company. 22-February-1854 Kawasji Nanabhai Dawar started the first Cloth Mill namely ‘Bombay Spinning Mills’. 22-February-1858 Gannau resident of Samosa Gali in Delhi, arrested for revolutionary activities, was hanged. 22-February-1873 Sir Muhammad Ekbal, writer of … More Today In History-22nd February

Bombay Photo Images[ Mumbai] Wednesday, June 22, 2011 [PART 11]Dedicated to Mumbai[Bombay] PART 1A-http://oldphotosbombay.blogspot.com/2011/09/1a-bombaymumbai-taxi-1850-to-2001-also_3982.html     PART 1 B–http://oldphotosbombay.blogspot.com/2011/09/1-b-bombaymumbai-taxi-1850-to-2001-also.html             [PART-2]http://oldphotosbombay.blogspot.com/2011/04/glimpses-of-old-bombay-and-western.html                 [PART-3]http://oldphotosbombay.blogspot.com/2011/04/glimpses-of-old-bombay-and-western_02.html             [PART-4]http://oldphotosbombay.blogspot.com/2011/04/4glimpses-of-old-bombay-and-western.html                               … More

22nd February 1845 Serampore Hooghly And Balasore Purchased By East India Company From Dutch

Little Europe Little Europe is about the history of the European traders and their settlements on the banks of River Hooghly in West Bengal. It describes the rise and fall of the European powers beginning with the Portuguese, followed by the Dutch, the French and the Germans who were finally overpowered by the British in … More 22nd February 1845 Serampore Hooghly And Balasore Purchased By East India Company From Dutch

Palghar Taluka- Surrounding Beauty

Palghar From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Palghar City Palghar Coordinates: 19.69°N 72.76°ECoordinates: 19.69°N 72.76°E Country India State Maharashtra District Palghar Government  • Type Municipal Council  • Body Palghar Municipal Council (PMC)  • Member of Parliament Mr. Chintamani Wanga  • MLA Ghoda Krushna Arjun (Shiv Sena) Elevation 7 m (23 ft) Population (2013)  • Total 550,166 (for Taluka) Languages  • Official Marathi Time zone … More Palghar Taluka- Surrounding Beauty