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On 22 June in South Asian history

ON 22 JUNE IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on June 22, 2019

1555 : Emperor Humayun declared his son Akbar as his heir apparent
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/june-22-1555-humanyun-declares-akbar-as-his-heir-apparent

1897: British colonial officers Charles Walter Rand and Lt. Charles Egerton Ayerst are assassinated in Pune by the Chapekar brothers and Mahadeo Vinayak Ranade, who are later caught and hanged
http://www.angelfire.com/ma/chaitanya/chapekar.html

1932: Birth of Amrish Puri, Indian actor, who died on January 12, 2005
http://www.filmibeat.com/celebs/amrish-puri/biography.html
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0700869/

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

1948: British king George VI renounces the title of Emperor of India

1956: Birth of Mehmood Qureshi, Pakistani politician, Foreign minister (2008-2011)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shah_Mehmood_Qureshi

1962: Using for the 100th time its power of veto, Soviet Union blocks a resolution of the United Nations Security Council asking India and Pakistan to open talks on Kashmir

1974: Birth of Joseph Vijay, Indian actor
http://annashvin.blogspot.com/2008/06/biography-of-vijay-joseph.html

1979: At their Vienna summit, the countries of the G7 ask for the total withdrawal of the Soviet troops from Afghanistan

2010: The UN secretary general has set up a panel to look into alleged human rights abuses during the final stages of Sri Lanka’s civil war in 2009
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/world/south_asia/10384964.stm

2012: China and the remote Himalayan nation of Bhutan agree to establish diplomatic relations and resolve a long-standing border dispute, China’s foreign ministry says.

2012: Pakistan’s parliament elects a former water and power minister and ruling party member Raja Pervez Ashraf as the country’s new prime minister.
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2012/06/201262244252924620.html
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/pakistan/9349742/Pakistan-elects-Raja-Pervez-Ashraf-as-prime-minister.html

2016: India once again proves its desire to become a key player in the global space industry as the country’s state-run space agency pulls off a massive 20-satellite launch in a single attempt
http://www.dw.com/en/india-launches-20-satellites-in-record-mission/a-19347663

2018: China and Nepal agree to build Tibet-Nepal rail link
http://www.dw.com/en/china-and-nepal-agree-to-build-tibet-nepal-rail-link/a-44345130
https://www.chinadailyasia.com/articles/88/213/35/1529644504116.html