1)Birthday of Manoj Kumar (1937), Bollywood actor.
2)——-do—-of Jennifer Lopez (1969), Hollywood actress.
3)——-do—-of Srividya(1953), Kollywood(Tamil film world) actress.
She was a good singer as well. She died of breast cancer on 19th
4)King of Mysore, Krishna Raja Wadeyar 4th, established Mysore
Legislative Council in 1907 (under Regulation 1 of 1907) in the
princely state of Mysore with a view to associate with the
government, certain number of non-official persons having
practical experience and knowledge of local conditions and
requirements to assist government in making Laws and
Regulations. In addition to the Dewan, the President and
the members of Council who were ex-officio members, the
Council consisted of not less than 10 and not more than 15
additional members to be nominated by the government.
The first session of the Legislative Council of Mysore State
was held in July 24th, 1907 in the Pavilion of Jaganmohan
Palace of Mysore.The Legislative Council was called as the
Representative Council and was presided by Dewan.The
strength of Legislative Council was increased to 75 by the
Parliament of India on 8th September, 1987.The Legislature
of Karnataka consists of two houses namely a) the Legislative
Assembly or Vidhana Sabha which is the lower house of the
Legislature and b) Legislative Council or the Vidhana Parishath
which is the upper house of the Legislature.The first sitting of the
New Assembly was held on 19th December 1956 in the newly built
Vidhana Soudha in Bangalore.
5)Global Trust Bank Ltd was placed under an Order of Moratorium
on July 24, 2004, by the Government of India for three months
upto Sertember 2004, following an advice from Reserve Bank
of India after the bank failed to come up with a viable proposal
for raising additional capital. Taking into account the interests
of the millions of depositors of Global Trust Bank as well as the
bank’s strength and weaknesses, the Reserve Bank of India
prepared draft scheme of amalgamation of Global Trust Bank
Ltd with the Oriental Bank of Commerce. Moratorium is the first
step towards corporate amalgamation in the Company’s Act. It will
mean that the normal operations of the bank–taking deposits and
giving out loans– will be halted till a solution can be found to rejuvenate
the bank. The amalgamation of the Global Trust Bank Ltd with the
Oriental Bank of Commerce came into force on 14th August, 2004.
With this, the 161 branches of G.T.Bank started functioning as
branches of O.B.C. The merger enabled O.B.C. to extend its
business into southern India.