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Historical Event on 7/16/1929

Indian Council of Agricultural Research, an autonomous apex national organisation which plans, conducts and promotes research, education, training and transfer of technology for advancement of agriculture and allied sciences, was established. It has 45 Central Research Institutes, 4 National Bureaux, 10 Project Directorates, 30 National Research Centres, 90 All India Co-ordinated Research Projects, 261 Krishi Vigyan Kendras and 8 Trainers Training Centres.

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1/19/2000M.A. Chidambaram (81), leading industrialist and chairman of the MAC Group, died in Chennai.
10/13/1781A treaty was singed between the Britishers and ruler of Gwalior, Scindia.
4/16/1918Spike Milligan, famous actor and comedian (Digby, 3 Musketeers), was born in India.
3/7/1956A gigantic steel tube plant opened in Jamshedpur. It was the first of its kind in India.
5/13/1962Bharat Ratna, India's highest award, was given to Dr. Rajendra Prasad (1884-1963)
3/30/1949Dattaram Dharmaji Hindlekar, cricketer (4 Tests for India), passed away.
2/17/1883Vasudeo Balvant Phadke, great revolutionary, freedom fighter and social reformer, passed away in prison at Aden.
9/16/1931Political prisoners Tarkeshwar Dutta and Santosh Mitra were shot by an officer at Hijli detention camp near Kharagpur. They were arrested for attending the Hijli meeting.
5/28/1966B. S. Chawla was appointed as the Narcotics Commissioner of India. He headed this office till 21-02-1973.
10/13/1989Panchayati Raj and Nagarpalika Bills defeated in Rajya Sabha.