On 12 November in South Asian history

ON 12 NOVEMBER IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on November 12, 2018

 764: Under king Trisong Detsen, Tibetan take Chang’an (now Xi’an), the capital of the Chinese Tang Dynasty emperor Daizong
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trisong_Detsen

1841: During the First Afghan War, beginning of the siege of Jellalabad, up to April 13, 1842
http://britishbattles.com/first-afghan-war/siege-jellalabad.htm

1893: The treaty of the Durand Line is signed between present day Pakistan and Afghanistan – the Durand Line has gained international recognition as an international border between the two nations
http://www.afghanistans.com/information/history/durandline.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uZPKsgz5MoA

1946: Death of Madan Mohan Malaviya, Indian activist and politician, founder of the Banaras Hindu University, born on December 25, 1861
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malviya

 

1965: Death of Taher Saifuddin, Indian spiritual leader, 51st Da’i al-Mutlaq, born on August 4, 1888
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taher_Saifuddin
Http://www.sfjamaat.org/sf/taher.html

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hlCHn0KNHGA

1970: The Bhola cyclone makes landfall on the coast of East Pakistan becoming the deadliest tropical cyclone in history
http://www.hurricanescience.org/history/storms/1970s/greatbhola/
http://www.weather.com/storms/hurricane/news/deadliest-cyclone-history-bangladesh-20130605#/1

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gkcuZoR6XSU

1994: After her  November 9 victory, Chandrika Kumaratunga takes her charge of president of Sri  Lanka
http://www.jstor.org/pss/2645745

1996: The Indemnity  Act of Bangladesh, formulated to give immunity from legal action to the persons  involved in the assassination of president Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, is scrapped  after Awami League formed government with Sheikh Hasina Wazed, the daughter of  Sheikh Mujib, as Prime Minister of Bangladesh. This paves the way for the trial  of the killers
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indemnity_Act

1997: Ramzi Yousef is  found guilty of masterminding the 1993 World Trade Center bombing
http://www.terrorismfiles.org/individuals/ramzi_yousef.html

2001: Taliban forces  abandon Kabul, ahead of advancing Afghan Northern Alliance troops
http://www.nytimes.com/learning/teachers/featured_articles/20011114wednesday.html

2014: Death of Ravi Chopra, Indian director and producer, born on September 27, 1946
http://www.hindustantimes.com/bollywood/baghban-director-ravi-chopra-dies-at-68/story-6MblWEhn399BpVvbpID6zK.html
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Mahabharat-co-director-Ravi-Chopra-dies/articleshow/45126970.cms

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XfPHoSzZyfY

2015 : After being banned from entering for 10 years, Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives in the United Kingdom with critics denouncing moves against freedom of speech in India since his government took power a year ago. Trade and defence deals worth billions of dollars are signed during Modi’s maiden visit
http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-34790212 http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-34773767
http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-modi-in-uk-full-text-of-pm-modi-s-speech-at-british-parliament-2144742
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/india/11984475/Why-is-Indian-prime-minister-Modi-in-London-and-why-are-people-going-to-see-him-at-Wembley-stadium.html



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