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.

Nov 29, 2016, 20:47 PM IST

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.

Jun 05, 2015, 09:22 AM IST

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.

Apr 12, 2015, 14:40 PM IST
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.

Nov 11, 2014, 13:27 PM IST

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.

Oct 07, 2014, 17:09 PM IST

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.

Jun 26, 2014, 16:04 PM IST

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.

Jan 08, 2012, 19:21 PM IST

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.

Mar 19, 2011, 17:31 PM IST

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.

Feb 03, 2011, 21:13 PM IST

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.

Aug 27, 2010, 00:32 AM IST

Nepal marks centenary of first power house

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

May 23, 2010, 20:13 PM IST