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Historical Event:
In a significant development, the Government decides to allow disinvestment up to 60 per cent equity of Air India.  on 5/26/2000


In a significant development, the Government decides to allow disinvestment up to 60 per cent equity of Air India.



Other Historical Dates and Events
5/26/2000Royal Charter forms the East India Company, setting in motion a process that ultimately results in the subjugation of India under British rule.
8/19/1910Sister Alphonsa, teacher and social worker, was born at Kudamaloor, Kerala.
10/28/1888Gandhiji reaches London. Lives on vegatarian diet. Takes lessons in dancing and music for a short time, thinking they are necessary parts of a gentleman's equipment.
7/16/1936Venkataraman Subramanya, cricketer (Indian bowler in nine Tests mid-60's, Leg Break Googly, Right Arm), was born in Bangalore.
5/14/1992LTTE banned in India.
5/14/1993Justice V. Ramaswamy decides to resign.
9/24/1995Kanpur University renamed as Chhatrapati Shahu University.
3/16/1860Dr. W.M. Haffkine, great scientist, bacteriologist and professor, was born at Odessa in Russia.
11/20/1981Bhaskara-II, India's second experimental remote sensing satellite, was launched by Russian launch vehicle Intercosmos. This provided experience in building and operating a remote sensing satellite system on an end-to-end basis.
4/30/1870Dadasaheb Phalke alias Dhundiraj Gobind Phalke was born at Trymbakeshwar near Nasik, Maharashtra. He is remembered as the 'Father of Indian Cinema'. He produced India's first feature Film, 'Raja Harishchandra' and founded Phalke & Co. at Bombay. He was a director, producer, writer, editor & laboratorian, portrait photographer and also a scene-painter.