On 15 July in South Asian history

ON 15 JULY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on July 15, 2019

1893: Birth of Nurul Amin, a prominent Bengali leader of Pakistan’s Muslim League, Chief Minister of East-Pakistan, Prime Minister and vice-president of Pakistan who died on October 2, 1974
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nurul_Amin
http://bangladeshcanadaandbeyond.blogspot.com/2009/03/villains-of-bangla-bengali-language_20.html

1903: Birth of Kumaraswami Kamaraj, Indian politician, who died on October 20, 1975
 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/K._Kamaraj
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/k-kamaraj.html

1905: Birth of Chaudhry Muhammad Ali, Prime Minister of Pakistan from August 1955 to September 1956, who died on December 2, 1980
http://pakistanweb.com/html/muhammad.htm

1913: Birth of Noor Muhammad Taraki, Afghanistan Prime Minister (1978-1979)
http://www.afghanland.com/history/taraki.html

1914: Birth of  Akhtar Hameed Khan, pioneer of Microcredit in developing countries who died on October 9 1999
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Akhtar_Hameed_Khan

1917: Birth of Nur Muhammad Taraki, Afghan president killed on September 14, 1979
http://www.historyinanhour.com/2012/07/15/nur-mohammad-taraki-summary/

1935: Birth of Thilakan, Indian actor, who died on September 24, 2012
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thilakan

1942: The first supply flight from India to China over the «hump» was carried to help China’s war effort

1963: Death of Muhammad Ali Bogra, Pakistan PM (1953-1955), born on August 12, 1909
 http://www.bogra.org/bogra1.html

1979: Morarji Desai resigns as Indian Prime Minister

1993: First meeting between Nepalese Home minister Sher Bahadur Deuba and his Bhutanese counterpart  Dago Tshring on the refugees question

2001: In Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina resigns as prime minister

2002: Anti-Terrorism Court of Pakistan hands down the death sentence to British born Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh and life terms to three others suspected of murdering The Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk/1804710.stm
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2561145/Briton-serving-life-beheading-U-S-reporter-Daniel-Pearl-attempts-commit-suicide-Pakistani-prison.html

2002: US citizen John Walker Lindh pleads guilty supplying services to Afghanistan’s former Taliban government and for carrying explosives
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/1779455.stm

2009: The foreign secretaries of India and Pakistan  meet on the sidelines of a summit in Egypt to discuss terrorism
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/8151066.stm

2010: India’s foreign minister arrives in the Pakistani capital Islamabad to hold talks with his counterpart and resume a tentative cross-border dialogue that was derailed by the 2008 Mumbai attacks
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2010/07/201071552659734556.html
http://www1.voanews.com/english/news/asia/Indian-Pakistani-Foreign-Ministers-Meet-in-Islamabad–98494764.html

2011: The first batch of departing U.S. soldiers left Afghanistan this week, beginning a drawdown of 10,000 American troops scheduled to leave by year’s end

2012: Former Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed is charged with illegally ordering the arrest of a senior judge
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-18856456

2013: In Bangladesh, Deadly clashes erupt after Ghulam Azam, spiritual head of Jamaat-e-Islami, given 90 years over war of independence role
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2013/07/201371575422931245.html
http://www.euronews.com/2013/07/15/bangladesh-islamist-leader-found-guilty-of-war-crimes/



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