#DidYouKnow that India’s space programme began in a church in a fishing village in Kerala in 1963? From using satellites for weather forecasting and remote classrooms to orbiting Mars, India is now on the cutting-edge of space exploration. Let’s rewind to when it all began.
After winning the battle for Independence, India’s leaders had to start rebuilding an economy that was in tatters. The First Five Year Plan led the way, starting 1951, and it exceeded its targets. This was the start of planned development. Take a look.
Ninety years ago, the first ‘All-Living, Breathing, 100 per cent talking’ movie, Alam Ara, released in India. But adding sound to films didn’t just bring them alive, it changed every aspect of movie-making. Catch the story of India’s celluloid sound revolution in this edition of Milestones...
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