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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
7/2/1999Medha Patkar of Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA) planned a 'fast' to protest against the Sardar Sarovar Project (SSP).
7/1/1947British Parliament passes the India Independence Act and fixes August 15 for the transfer of power.
12/25/1964Anil Kaul, Canadian badminton player (Olympics-96), was born in Amritsar, India.
7/25/1992K. Madhavan, CBI Jt. Director looking into the security scam, resigns.
10/1/1981Activists of the Dal Khalsa, who masterminded the hijacking of Indian Airlines plane. arrested.
12/17/1905Judge Mohammad Hidayatullah, Chief Justice and Supreme Court of India, was born.
5/4/1832Darpan', a fortnightly magazine started publishing as a weekly.
1/18/1968The Resolution on Official Languages was passed by both the houses of the Parliament wherin the need to formulate a more intensive and comprehensive programme for the progressive use of Hindi for Official purposes, preparing annual assessment report for reviewing the progress, formulating a programme for the co-ordinated development of the other languages included in the 8th schedule alongwith Hindi, adopting of a tri-langual formula, making the knowledge of either Hindi or English compulsory for recruitment to the services of the Union, and inclusion of all the languages of the 8th schedule of the Constitution and English as the optional medium for the exams conducted by the union Public Service Commission at the appropriate time, has been stressed.
8/26/1996Supreme Court asks Harshad Mehta to pay Rs. 217 crore to the Income Tax department.
10/29/1999L .K. Advani, Home Minister, says the Centre is in touch with cyclone-hit states.