ON THIS DAY IN SPORT 1826: John Wisden, the man who first published what is now known as 'The Cricketer's Bible', was born in Brighton. He died on April 5, 1884. 1951: Maureen Connolly won the US Open tennis title at the age of 16 years and 11 months. 1961: Aston Villa beat Rotherham in the second leg of the inaugural League Cup final to win 3-2 on aggregate. 1970: Austrian Formula One motor racing driver Jochen Rindt - who became the sport's only posthumous world champion - was killed when his Lotus swerved and hit a guard rail during practice for the Italian Grand Prix at Monza. 1971: Peter Gethin, driving a BRM, took the chequered flag in the closest Formula One world championship race in history, winning by 0.01 seconds from Ronnie Peterson at Monza. Just 0.61secs separated the first five cars to finish. 1998: Tottenham parted company with manager Christian Gross - the man who had announced his arrival by presenting his tube ticket - after 10 turbulent months at White Hart Lane. … [Read more...] about On this Day, September 5 2010: Lar Corbett hit a hat-trick of majors as Tipperary beat Kilkenny in the All-Ireland SHC final
NEW DELHI: Teachers’ day is celebrated every ear on the birth anniversary of first vice present of India and second President of India, Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan . The philosopher and a guru contributed greatly for the education system in India. Radhakrishnan had worked as vice-chancellor of University of Delhi (DU) and Banaras Hindu University . He had worked as a lecturer in many universities across India including the University of Calcutta , University of Mysore etc. He was the author of the book The Principals of Upanishads Here are to eight quotes from the teacher, statesman and reason behind the teachers’ day celebrations in India which hold true even today – 1) The true teachers are those who help us think for ourselves 2) The worst sinner has a future, even as the greatest saint has had a past 3) When we think we know, we cease to learn 4) Books are the means by which we build bridges between cultures 5) Knowledge gives us power, love gives us the … [Read more...] about Teachers’ day: Top 8 quotes by Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan — the man behind Teacher’s day!
NEW DELHI: Teacher's Day is celebrated on 5th September throughout India in memory of Dr. Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan on his birthday. On the birth anniversary of Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan, the governemnt of India give away the prizes to the students who are doing good in the field of education. Teachers’ Day is celebrated on September 5 every year since 1962 to honour Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan as it is his birth anniversary. He was born in a Telugu-speaking family and received his surname from his forefathers who were from Sarvepalli village in Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh. He has played many roles in his life. He has been a teacher, philosopher author and politician. He was the first Vice President of India (1952–1962) and the second President of India from 1962 to 1967. Born in a middle class family in Tirutani in 1888, Radhakrishnan was an outstanding student. Radhakrishnan studied philosophy at Christian College, Madras. Radhakrishnan was awarded knighthood in … [Read more...] about Teachers’ Day: What is the significance of Teachers’ Day in India
By Tanveer Khadim Published: September 3, 2018 0 SHARES Share Tweet Email Love Sonia is based on a heart-wrenching subject that will expose the reality of modern-day slavery on the big screen. Producer turned director Tabrez Noorani, who has worked on internationally acclaimed movies such as Slumdog Millionaire (2008) and Life of Pi (2012), has returned to tinsel-town with a bang. The subject Noorani has gone with for his directorial debut, Love Sonia, is quite a sensitive one – human trafficking and the global sex trade. With more than 12 million views, the trailer for this project became an instant hit among film gurus and moviegoers, who applauded the film for highlighting the plight of women smuggled for sexual exploitation, particularly in light of the current conversation regarding women’s rights in India. The film’s story is inspired by a real life incident that Noorani became aware of in 2003. The highly anticipated film tells the story of … [Read more...] about Heartbreaking and unrestrained, Love Sonia will expose modern-day slavery and ruin you in the process
ON THIS DAY IN SPORT 1935: Malcolm Campbell became the first man to travel at 300 miles per hour on land when he powered his Bluebird to a new world record of 301.13mph at Bonneville Flats, Utah. 1950: Giuseppe 'Nino' Farina won the Italian Grand Prix at Monza in an Alfa Romeo to capture the world title and become the first winner of the newly instituted drivers' championship. 1972: Mary Peters pipped West Germany's Heidi Rosendahl to the gold medal in the pentathlon at the Munich Olympics. The result was confirmed only in the final event, the 200 metres, which Peters ran in 24.08 seconds - had she been 0.1secs slower she would have missed out. 1999: Former England boss Bobby Robson was unveiled as the new manager of Newcastle at the age of 66. 2003: Chelsea goalkeeper Mark Bosnich had his appeal against a nine-month ban for improper conduct and breach of doping regulations rejected. 2004: England's World Cup-winning coach Clive Woodward announced he would be leaving rugby after … [Read more...] about On this Day, September 3 1972: Mary Peters pipped West Germany’s Heidi Rosendahl to the gold medal in the pentathlon at the Munich Olympics