Friday, March 27, 2015

11 May - Day in History of India and Importance



National Technology Day

Celebration of Hydrogen Bomb Test by India.

International Mothers' Day

On 11th May, 1998 India achieved a major technological breakthrough by successfully carrying out nuclear tests at Pokhran. Also first, indigenous aircraft "Hansa-3" was test flown at Bangalore on this day and India also performed successful test firing of the Trishul missile on the same day.

Considering above technological achievements on a particular date i.e. 11th May, the day of 11th May was chosen to be commemorated as National Technology Day.
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1998 - Pokhran nuclear fusion test successfully done. Test firing of Trishul missile. Certification flight of Hansa-3, indigenous first all composite 2 seater plane.

Birthdays

1895 - Jiddu Krishna Murthy
Asaf Ali (Governor of Orissa)
Sadashiv Amrapurkar
Pooja Bedi


http://www.indianage.com/0511.html

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