On 16 April in South Asian history

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ON 16 APRIL IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on April 16, 2018

1848: Birth of Kandukuri Veeresalingam, Indian social reformer, who died on May 27, 1919
http://www.vepachedu.org/veeresalingam.html

1853: The Great Indian Peninsular Railway opens its Bombay line to public traffic, the first passenger service in India
http://www.irfca.org/faq/faq-hist.html
http://gulfnews.com/news/asia/india/indian-railways-celebrates-165th-birthday-1.2206434

1919: Mohandas Gandhi organizes a day of prayer and fasting in response to the British slaughter of Indian protestors in the Amritsar massacre

1924: Birth of Madanjeet Singh, Indian diplomat, author, and philanthropist who died on January 6, 2013
http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/madanjeet-singh-passes-away/article4281311.ece
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Madanjeet_Singh
http://www.unesco.org/new/en/social-and-human-sciences/events/prizes-and-celebrations/unesco-prizes/madanjeet-singh-prize/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9NGSejrD87M

1966: Death of Nandalal Bose, painter of the Bengal School of Art, born on December 3, 1882
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nandalal_Bose
http://www.paramuspost.com/article.php/20080314111558184
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m4k2J9RIZwg
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/16-april-1966-nandalal-bose-painter-of-the-bengal-school-of-art-died

1978: Birth of Lara Dutta, Indian actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lara_Dutta
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1069034/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=laW4ybzn6OU

1992: Afghanistan president Najibullah is forced to resign
http://tech.mit.edu/V112/N21/afghan.21w.html

1995: Death of Iqbal Masih, Pakistani child slave laborer, activist born in 1982
http://www.myhero.com/myhero/hero.asp?hero=Iqbal
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iqbal_Masih

2001: India and Bangladesh begin a five-day border conflict, but are unable to resolve the disputes about their border
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2001_Indian%E2%80%93Bangladeshi_border_conflict
http://www.arianica.com/node/88885

2001-04-16 Conflit avec Inde

2001: Sri Lankan Navy fights sea battle with Tamil rebels
https://www.news24.com/xArchive/Archive/Sri-Lanka-navy-sinks-rebel-boats-in-fierce-sea-battle-20010420

2010: The 2007 assassination of Benazir Bhutto, the former Pakistani leader, could have been prevented and Pakistani officials failed to properly investigate her murder, a United Nations commission has found
http://www.france24.com/en/20100416-pakistan-benazir-bhutto-un-report-failed-security-hampered-inquiry
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2010/04/20104160331490717.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/8623175.stm

2013: Pervez Musharraf, Pakistan’s former military ruler, is barred from running for parliament in the only seat he had been approved to contest
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2013/04/2013416103441625181.html

2016: Prominent Bangladeshi magazine editor Shafik Rehman is arrested in Dhaka on suspicion of sedition, police and his family say
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-36063520
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/17/world/asia/bangladeshi-editor-81-is-accused-in-plotto-kill-leaders-son.html?ref=asia

2017: China and Nepal begin their first-ever joint military exercises, a move likely to rattle India as Beijing boosts its influence in the region
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy-defence/article/2088059/nepal-china-begin-first-ever-joint-military-exercises
http://kathmandupost.ekantipur.com/news/2017-04-16/first-ever-nepal-china-joint-military-training-begins.html



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