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Historical Event on 1/24/2000

Supreme Court imposes, with immediate effect, a ban on industries in Delhi and Haryana from discharging untreated industrial effluents into the Yamuna.

Other Historical Dates and Events
11/2/2000John Wright is appointed India coach by the BCCI.
10/13/1989Panchayati Raj and Nagarpalika Bills defeated in Rajya Sabha.
3/7/1911Sachchitanand Hiranand Vatsyayan, (Agyeya), modern Hindi literary journalist, freedom fighter and the winner of Jnanpith Award of 1979, was born.
3/7/1911Ruknud-din Firuz Shah, son of Emperor Iltutmish, was assassinated.
9/14/1933Gandhi declares one-year moratorium on civil disobedience in India.
2/3/1921The Evens Report on Indian Cinema 1921' was tabled before the Govt. on February 3.
10/10/1952US mediator Frank Graham told the U.N. Security Council that there was a possibility of war between India and Pakistan over Kashmir.
4/11/1952Treaty between France and India, transferring the former French settlement of Chandranagar to India, is ratified by the National Assembly, Paris. It was the last formal step in completing the process of sovereignty.
10/24/1984First Metro Train (Underground Train) in India started between Esplanade and Bhowanipore in Calcutta city.
6/18/1879Venketeshwar Bachhali, famous physics scientist, was born.