1) Death anniversary of A.K.( Attipete Krishnaswami) Ramanujan,
an Indo-American writer and recipient of MacArthur Fellowship.
He was born into an Iyengar family in Mysore City on 16th March,
1929. Although he wrote primarily in English, he was fluent in
Kannada language. He was a renowned Indian poet, author,
scholar and translator. He came to U.S. in 1959 and stayed
there until his death on13th July 1993 . He was Professor of
South-Asian Languages and Civilizations, University of Chicago.
He was a man of rare gentleness of a deep and sensitive humanity.
2)Birthday of Harrison Ford (1942),American film actor and
producer. He is famous for his performances as Han Solo in
the original ”Star Wars” trilogy and as the title character of
the ”Indiana Jones” film series. In 1997, he was ranked No.1.
in Empire’s ”The Top 100 movie stars of All Time.” He is the
third highest grossing U.S. domestic box-office star.
3)Serial blasts in Mumbai; returns of the terror maims Mumbai;
more than 141 people were injured;21 people died; forensic experts
prove that ammonium nitrate was used in 3 blasts that happened
within 20 minutes -at Opera house, Zaveri Bazaar and Dadar repectively.
Today Ajmal Kasab, imprisoned on charge of terror attack on Hotel Taj,
Trident and Nariman House in Mumbai on 26th november, 2008 is
celebrating his 24th birthday (born on 1987) in Arthur Road jail at
Mumbai, while awaiting trial.