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India's Bose Institute to focus on quantum technology, synthetic biology in centenary year

The Institute was inaugurated by eminent scientist JC Bose on November 30, 1917 which coincided with his birthday.

Ivory Coast`s former colonial capital looks to the future on centenary

Grand-Bassam's ornate colonial buildings are a striking symbol of France`s onetime rule over Ivory Coast, but officials in the former capital say its glory days are yet to come.

When Gandhiji first visited Delhi, 100 years back

It was exactly one hundred years ago on this day that Mahatma Gandhi, a feisty barrister newly returned from South Africa, stepped foot for the first time in Delhi.

Incredible! Eleanor Cunningham, a hundred-year-old skydives!

Incredible! Eleanor Cunningham, a hundred-year-old skydives!

Have you ever dreamt of celebrating your hundredth birthday? Do you know how to celebrate life? If no, then take a cue from Eleanor Cunningham, who recently turned 100.

Special coins released on Begum Akhtar's birth centenary

The culture ministry Tuesday released a set of commemorative coins as a part of year-long birth centenary celebrations of noted ghazal and thumri singer Begum Akhtar.

On centenary of WWI assassination, the past still haunts Sarajevo

Two concerts in two Bosnian cities will mark the 100th anniversary on Saturday of the Sarajevo assassination that lit the fuse for World War One, in a divided country where the past still haunts the present.

On uneasy ANC centenary, a call for cleansing

South African President Jacob Zuma led the purification ceremony at the weekend at the site where ANC was born.

Prez Patil to attend Bihar Legislative council`s centenary celebrations

President Pratibha Patil will
attend Bihar Legislative Council`s centenary celebrations to
be held on March 22, official sources said on Saturday.

Patil to inaugurate centenary celebrations of Nagpur daily

President Pratibha Patil will
inaugurate the centenary celebrations of English daily, `The
Hitavada` on February 6 at the Yeshwant Stadium.

Mother Teresa`s birth centenary celebrations begin

The year-long birth centenary
celebrations of Mother Teresa began on Thursday with a solemn mass
where Pope Benedict XVI exhorted her order, the
Missionaries of Charity.

Nepal marks centenary of first power house

President Ram Baran Yadav
underlined the need to harness Nepal`s abundant water
resources for economic prosperity