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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
1/6/1948Security Council takes up India's complaint charging Pakistan with aggression in Kashmir.
11/16/1990Chandrasekhar Government wins confidence motion of 280 for 214 against and 11 abstained (17 members were absent).
7/11/1997Ten persons were killed as police opened fire on Dalit mob which attacked vehicles in protest against desecration of Ambedkar bust in Ramabai Ambedkar Nagar in north-east Mumbai.
12/23/1993PM announces Local Area Development Scheme by which each MP can sanction projects worth Rs.1 crore.
8/27/1998India's cricket sensation Sachin Tendulkar has an audience with the legendary Sir Don Bradman at the latter's 90th birthday celebrations in Adelaide.
3/21/1934Buta Singh, former Home Minister of India, was born.
5/28/1968Bhagwan Gopinathji Bhan, was a mystic saint of early 20th century Kashmir in India. He has been called a ""jivanmukta"" (liberated soul) or ""Aghoreshwar"" and his spiritual state has been described as ""Shambhavi Avastha"" (state of Shiva), died. He was a great devotee of Shiva and Shakti and took intense "Sadhana". His disciples and devotees set up an ashram at Kharyar in Srinagar in his name.
6/11/1997Jaspal Rana and J. Abhijit in the men's section and Nisha Millet in the women's section adjudged best sports persons of the National Games.
7/21/1993Jayalalitha ends fast, Centre to set up a committee; Karnataka rejects the proposal.
8/16/1958Pather Panchali' won the top five awards, including feature length motion picture, and got a honorary mention at the Vancouver International Film Festival.