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On 5 January in South Asian history

ON 5 JANUARY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

Updated on January 5, 2019

1592: Birth of Shah Jahan, ruler of the Mughal Empire (1628-1658) who died on January 22, 1666
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shah_Jahan

1666: Birth of Gobind Singh (older date given was December 22), the tenth guru of the Sikhs (1675-1708) who died on October 21, 1708
http://www.sikhiwiki.org/index.php?title=Guru_Gobind_Singh
http://www.sikh-history.com/sikhhist/gurus/nanak10.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x4hgtEpNXoE

1893: Birth of Paramahansan Yogananda, Indian guru who died in March 1952 
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paramahansa_Yogananda

1919: Birth of Hector Abhayavardhana, Sri Lankan Trotskyist theoretician, who died on September 22, 2012
http://archives.dailynews.lk/2006/01/05/fea01.htm
http://dbsjeyaraj.com/dbsj/archives/10963

1928: Birth of Ali Bhutto, President (1971-1973), then Prime Minister (1973-1977) of Pakistan, hanged on April 4, 1979
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zulfikar_Ali_Bhutto
http://www.storyofpakistan.com/person.asp?perid=P019

Ali Bhutto 2

1934 : Birth of Murli Manohar Joshi, BJP leader and union minister
http://www.bjp.org/leadership/bjp-presidents/dr-murali-manohar-joshi
http://www.elections.in/political-leaders/murli-manohar-joshi.html

1951: Birth of Jagathy Sreekumar, Indian actor and screenwriter
http://entertainment.oneindia.in/celebs/jagathy-sreekumar/biography.html

1986: Birth of Deepika Padukone, Indian model and actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deepika_Padukone
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm2138653/

2000: The 17th Karmapa, Orgyen Trinley Dorge who escaped from his Tsurphu monastery in Tibet in December 1999, arrives in India at Dharamsala where is living the XIV Dalai-Lama
http://kagyuoffice.org/in-india/the-karmapas-great-escape-december-28-1999-january-5-2000/

 2009: India: The president of the pro-India National Conference (NC) party is sworn in as the new chief minister of the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. Omar Abdullah, 38, is the disputed state’s youngest ever chief minister
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7811173.stm

2012: The Afghan government, angry at being sidelined over peace talks, flexed its muscles by ordering the takeover of a US military prison and parading British detainees at a news conference. President Hamid Karzai ordered the transfer of the prison at Bagram to Afghan control within a month
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/afghanistan/8994866/Hamid-Karzai-orders-transfer-of-US-prison-at-Bagram-to-Afghan-control.html
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2012/jan/05/afghanistan-demands-us-return-bagram

2014: India successfully launches its first rocket using domestically produced booster technology after several previous missions had failed
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2014/01/india-launches-satellite-from-space-centre-201415143713101654.html
http://www.thehindu.com/sci-tech/science/gslvd5-with-indigenous-cryogenic-engine-launched-successfully/article5541607.ece?homepage=true

2014: Death of K. P. Udayabhanu, Indian singer, born on June 6, 1936
http://netindian.in/news/2014/01/05/00027421/veteran-malayalam-playback-singer-k-p-udayabhanu-passes-away

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TXTfmPygggI

2018: The USA announces it will suspend security assistance to Pakistan for failing to take « decisive action » against Taliban militants targeting US personnel in neighbouring Afghanistan
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-01-05/us-cuts-pakistan-security-spending-following-trump-tweet/9305544?section=world
http://www.presstv.com/Detail/2018/01/05/547926/Pakistan-US-security-aid
https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/pakistan-slams-us-suspension-of-military-aid-accuses-it-of-betrayal/2018/01/05/fb564c92-f1bc-11e7-95e3-eff284e71c8d_story.html?utm_term=.73e290f0fc41