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On 2 February in South Asian history

1989-02-02 Soviet leave Kabul

ON 2 FEBRUARY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on February 2, 2019

1915: Birth of Khushwant Singh, Indian journalist and author who died on March 20, 2014
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/khushwant-singh.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Khushwant_Singh

1934: Birth of Khalil Ullah Khan, Bangladeshi actor who died on December 7, 2014 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Khalil_Ullah_Khan

1948: Signature of an Treaty of Amity between USA and India

1957: President Iskander Mirza of Pakistan lays the foundation-stone of the Guddu barrage across river Indus neer Sukkur
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guddu_Barrage

1966: Pakistan suggests a six-point agenda with Kashmir dispute as number one item for the proposed Indo-Pakistan ministerial talks after 1965 war
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indo-Pakistani_War_of_1965

1979: Birth of Shamita Shetty, Indian actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shamita_Shetty

1986: The Dalai Lama meets with Pope John Paul II in India
http://www.nytimes.com/1986/02/03/world/pope-meets-dalai-lama-and-cites-spirituality-of-east.html
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/picturegalleries/worldnews/8474137/Pope-John-Paul-II-in-pictures.html?image=17

1989: The last Soviet armoured column leaves Kabul
http://www.nytimes.com/1989/02/04/world/huge-soviet-convoy-leaves-kabul.html

1989-02-02 Soviet leave Kabul

2007: Death of Vijay Arora, Indian film and television actor, born on December 27, 1946
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vijay_Arora
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/Yaadon_ki_Baraat_star_no_more/articleshow/1556188.cms

2011: Death of Krishnaswamy Subrahmanyam, India’s greatest strategic affairs expert and the author of its nuclear doctrine
http://www.atimes.com/atimes/South_Asia/MB18Df01.html
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/2-february-2011-k.-subrahmanyam-strategic-affairs-expert-died

Krishnaswamy Subrahmanyam

2012: India court cancels 122 telecom licences issued by former minister A Raja, who is accused of mis-selling bandwidth in what has been called India’s biggest corruption scandal
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-16848844
http://edition.cnn.com/2012/02/02/world/asia/india-phone-scandal/index.html?hpt=ias_c2

2016: Pakistani short story writer, novelist, journalist and poet Intizar Husain passed away at 92
http://www.dawn.com/news/1236988/intizar-hussain-passes-away

2018: Maldives court orders release and retrial of ex-president Mohamed Nasheed
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/02/maldives-court-throws-case-mohamed-nasheed-180201154603414.html
https://www.amnesty.org.uk/press-releases/maldives-overturned-conviction-former-president-must-mark-turning-point
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/02/02/maldives-regime-threatened-exiled-leader-says-will-run-president/