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On 28 December in South Asian history

ON 28 DECEMBER IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on December 28, 2018

1885: In Bombay, the Indian National congress is founded
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/28th-december-1885-the-indian-national-congress-was-founded

1885-12-28 foundation of the INC

1926: Imperial Airways begins England-India mail & passenger service

1945: Birth of Nepal king Birendra, killed by his son on June 1, 2001
http://kingbirendra.blogspot.fr/2010/01/king-birendras-biography.html

1979: President Jimmy Carter denounces the Soviet Union invasion of Aghanistan as «a grave threat to the peace»

1984: End of the general elections after the killing of Indira Gandhi. Historic victory of Congress Party lead by Rajiv Gandhi which wins 400 on the 508 seats
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indian_general_election,_1984
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/december/29/newsid_3314000/3314987.stm

2007: Funeral of assassinated former prime minister Benazir Bhutto
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7162236.stm

2011: Hamid Karzai, the Afghan president, has said he will accept the opening of a Taliban office in Qatar for the purpose of holding peace talks
http://www.aljazeera.com/video/asia/2011/12/201112283012391126.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-16342640

2014: A ceremony attended by Afghan and international dignitaries at the ISAF headquarters in Kabul marks the end of NATO’s combat mission in Afghanistan and the start of it’s new “Resolute Support” plan.
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-30616380

2017: In India, the Lok Sabha pass a bill that criminalises Triple talaq instant divorce with three years of imprisonment for Muslim husbands
http://gulfnews.com/news/asia/india/triple-talaq-is-a-criminal-act-in-india-now-1.2148699
http://www.livemint.com/Politics/N0NPC0t3glXEoxjbqZNwHP/Triple-talaq-bill-tabled-in-Lok-Sabha-after-Narendra-Modi-ap.html