History in Pictures
·Here you will find the rare images, shot over time. Take the glimpse into History....
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A younger Indian wrestler, The Great Khali #history #historypics #historyimages #images #pictures Dalip Singh Rana (born 27 August 1972), better known by his ring name The Great Khali, is an Indian promoter, actor, powerlifter and professional wrestler best known for his time with WWE. Known for his great height, in 2014 he was described as the eighth tallest professional wrestler in history. He debuted in WWE alongside Daivari and had alliances with Ranjin Singh and Jinder Mahal.
1890s :: Darjeeling Himalayan Railway !! #history #historypics #images #pictures The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, also known as the "Toy Train", is a 2 ft (610 mm) narrow gauge railway that runs between New Jalpaiguri and Darjeeling in the Indian state of West Bengal, India. Built between 1879 and 1881, the railway is about 78 kilometres (48 mi) long.
Rare covered #TajMahal during world war to protect from bombers. #history #historypics #images #pictures The Taj Mahal (Hindustani for "Crown of Palaces",pronounced) is an ivory-white marble mausoleum on the south bank of the Yamuna river in the Indian city of Agra. It was commissioned in 1632 by the Mughal emperor, Shah Jahan (reigned 1628–1658), to house the tomb of his favorite wife, Mumtaz Mahal.
c.1994 :: Mahendra Singh Dhoni in School #history #historypics #images #pictures Mahendra Singh Dhoni (About this sound pronunciation (help·info); commonly known as M. S. Dhoni; born 7 July 1981) is an Indian cricketer and the current captain of the Indian national cricket team in limited-overs formats. An attacking right-handed middle-order batsman and wicket-keeper, he is widely regarded as one of the greatest finishers in limited-overs cricket.
Nehra Giving Award to Virat Kohli During his School Days !! #history #historypics #images #pictures Virat Kohli (About this sound pronunciation born 5 November 1988) is an Indian international cricketer. He is a right-handed batsman and occasional right-arm medium pace bowler. He is the current captain of the Indian team in Test cricket and vice-captain in limited overs formats. In the Indian Premier League (IPL), he captains the Royal Challengers Bangalore.
1947:: Finance Minister, Shanukham Chetty, Broadcasting on All India Radio After Presenting First Budget of India #history #historypics #images #pictures Sir Ramasamy Chetty Kandasamy Shanmukham Chetty KCIE (17 October 1892 – 5 May 1953) was an Indian lawyer, economist and politician who served as independent India's first finance minister from 1947 to 1949. He also served as President of India's Central Legislative Assembly from 1933 to 1935 and Diwan of Cochin kingdom from 1935 to 1941.
Amitabh Bachchan cites why he was rejected by a talent-hunt contest during his struggling days #history #historypics #images #pictures Well it is a known fact that Amitabh Bachchan was rejected many times by the fraternity that he now rules, before making it big. Even AIR radio refused to indulge him in their team because of his 'different' voice! After nearly 50 years of being in Bollywood, Big B shared an image with his fans which was rejected by Filmfare Madhuri.
1927 :: Bhagat Singh Was Also Inspired by Communist Ideology #history #historypics #images #pictures Bhagat Singh (IPA: [p?`g?t? s?´?g] ( listen) 1907[a] – 23 March 1931) was an Indian revolutionary socialist who was influential in the Indian independence movement. Born into a Punjabi Sikh family which had earlier been involved in revolutionary activities against the British Raj, he studied European revolutionary movements as a teenager and was attracted to anarchist and Marxist ideologies.
Sarla Thakral, was only 21-year-old when she became the first Indian woman to earn a pilot license (1936) #history #historypics #images #pictures Sarla Thakral (1914 – 15 March 2008) was the first Indian woman to fly an aircraft. Born in 1914, she earned an aviation pilot license in 1936 at the age of 21 and flew a Gypsy Moth solo. She had a four-year-old daughter.
1968 :: Sushma Swaraj as NCC cadet !! #history #historypics #images #pictures Sushma Swaraj About this sound pronunciation (help·info) (born 14 February 1952) is an Indian politician, former lawyer and the current Minister of External Affairs of India, in office since 26 May 2014. A leader of Bharatiya Janata Party, Swaraj is the second woman to be India's Minister of External Affairs, after Indira Gandhi.
1984 :: PM Indira Gandhi visits Golden Temple After Operation Blue Star ! #history #historypics #images #pictures Operation Blue Star was an Indian military operation which occurred between 3 June and 8 June 1984, ordered by Prime Minister Indira Gandhi in order to establish control over the Harmandir Sahib Complex in Amritsar, Punjab, and remove Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale and his armed followers from the complex buildings.
1951 :: PM of Afghanistan, Shah Mahmoud Khan, Addressing Students of Delhi University ! #history #historypics #images #pictures Sardar Shah Mahmud Khan (Pashto: سردار شاه محمود خان - b:1890 d: 27 December 1959) was the Prime Minister of Afghanistan from May 1946 to 7 September 1953. He was from the Pashtun tribe of Barakzai Mohammedzai. He was a brother of Nadir Khan, who ousted Habibullah Kalakani (also known as Bacha-ye Saqqow), and uncle of Zahir Shah, the King of Afghanistan.
Lisa Ray Bombay Dyeing Ad !! #history #historypics #images #pictures Lisa Rani Ray (born 4 April 1972) is an Indo-Canadian actress, model, television host, philanthropist and social activist. In 2005 she appeared in the Canadian film Water, which premièred at the Toronto International Film Festival. In 2008 she starred alongside Sheetal Sheth in the romance films I Can't Think Straight and The World Unseen.
Vaishno Devi, also known as Mata Rani, Trikuta and Vaishnavi, is a manifestation of the Hindu Mother Goddess Mahalakshmi. The words "maa" and "mata" are commonly used in India for "mother", and thus are often used in connection with Vaishno Devi. Vaishno Devi Mandir is a Hindu temple dedicated to the Hindu Goddess, located at the Trikuta Mountains within the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. More than 10 million pilgrims visit this shrine every year. #temple
1950 :: First Republic Day Parade of India #history #historypics #images #pictures Republic Day honors the date on which the Constitution of India came into force on 26 January 1950 replacing the Government of India Act (1935) as the governing document of India. The Constitution was adopted by the Indian Constituent Assembly on 26 November 1949, and came into effect on 26 January 1950 with a democratic government system.
Katasraj Mandir is a Hindu temple complex situated in Katas village near Choa Saidanshah in the Chakwal district of Punjab in Pakistan. Dedicated to Shiva, the temple has, according to Hindu legend, existed since the days of Mahabharata and the Pandava brothers spent a substantial part of their exile at the site and later Krishna himself laid the foundation of this temple and established his hand made Shiv ling in it. #historical #history
Chandra Shekhar Azad with his family !! #history #historypics #images #pictures Chandra Shekhar Azad (About this sound /t͡ʃʌnd̪ɾʌː ʃeːkʰʌr ɑːzɑːd/; first name also commonly spelt Chandrashekhar and Chandrasekhar; 23 July 1906 – 27 February 1931), popularly known as Azad ("The Free"), was an Indian revolutionary who reorganised the Hindustan Republican Association under the new name of Hindustan Socialist Republican Association (HSRA) after the death of its founder, Ram Prasad Bismil.
1986 :: Ramanand Sagar's Ramayan TV Serial Begins On Doordarshan #history #historypics #images #pictures Ramayan is an Indian epic television series, which aired during 1986-1988, created, written, and directed by Ramanand Sagar. The remake of Ramayan series was again presented by Sagar Arts and which aired on NDTV Imagine in 2008.