ஆகஸ்ட்- 1, ஆடி- 16, ஷாபான் -9
Today in Indian History:
|1905||Horse drawn tram cars were closed down in Bombay. This service was started on May 9, 1874 with 20 tram cars and 200 horses. The very first day of its run, the number of passengers carried was 451 and the amount earned was Rs. 85/- on the last day it had 1360 horses and carried 71,947 passengers and earned Rs.4,260/.|
|1939||Bombay begins Prohibition, first since U.S. law was repealed.|
|1947||Partition of India into India and Pakistan. Power transferred. Lord Mountbatten becomes Governor General of India and Muhammed Ali Jinnah, Governor General of Pakistan.|
|1952||Nationalised Airways at Safdarjung, New Delhi inaugurated by Nehru.|
|1953||All Private Airlines were nationalised by establishing of All Airlines India International.|
|1957||National Book Trust inaugurated.|
|1963||Soviets offer India arms to block China.|
|1970||Former Beatle George Harrison led an all-star entourage of rock talent through two sold-out shows at New York's Madison Square Garden tonight, in a benefit for Bangladesh refugees. More than 40,000 attended the concerts, and Harrison hoped to donate $250,000 to the cause. The shows opened with sets of Indian music by sitarist Ravi Shankar, then moved through songs featuring Harrison, Eric Clapton, Billy Preston, Leon Russell, and another ex-Beatle, Ringo Starr. But the evening's most ecstatic ovations were reserved for the unexpected appearance of Bob Dylan.|
|1986||Amnesty scheme for evaders of taxes announced.|
|1992||Narasimha Rao, PM, dedicates Vizag Steel Plant to the nation.|
|1993||Air Chief Marshal Swaroop Krishna Kaul PVSM, MVC, ADC., became the Air Officer Commanding, India Command. He was in this office till 31/Dec/1995|
1.3 துறவறவியல் (Ascetic Virtue)
1.3.13 அவாவறுத்தல் (Curbing of Desire)
362. வேண்டுங்கால் வேண்டும் பிறவாமை மற்றது
வேண்டாமை வேண்ட வரும்.
362. If long thou must, long for non-birth
It comes by longing no more for earth.
விரும்புவதானால் பிறக்காமலே இருந்திருக்க வேண்டும் என்று ஒருவன் எண்ணுகிற அளவுக்கு ஏற்படுகிற துன்ப நிலை, ஆசைகளை ஒழிக்காவிடில் வரும்.
If anything be desired, freedom from births should be desired; that (freedom from births) will be attained by desiring to be without desire.
தினம் ஒரு பொன்மொழி
இந்த பூமியில் வாழும் உரிமைக்காக தொண்டு என்ற வாடகையை நாம் கொடுக்கிறோம்.
தினம் ஒரு சொல்:
உட்சொல் பெ. நெஞ்சோடு கூறல், தனிமொழி, address to one's own heart, soliloquy, aside.