Ever since we were little, most of us have been fascinated by aeroplanes . Whether it was the sheer excitement of flying on one or just glancing up in the sky when y..
When a person scales Mount Everest, we immediately gain respect for his/her determination and bravery. What if we told you that person was 50 years old when he did it and mountaineering is not even his profession. You will be awed just like the students and faculty members at IIT Gu..
The Param Vir Chakra (PVC) is India's highest military decoration, awarded for displaying distinguished acts of valour during wartime. Param Vir Chakra translates as the "Greatest of the Ultimate Brave", and the award is granted for "most conspicuous bravery in the presence o..
Chidambaram Nair, a 93-year-old native of Kozhikode in Kerala, is a retired school teacher who has been organic farming since he was a child. He credits his health to the practice, and consumes only the produce he grows himself. ven at the age of..
Chairwoman of Cancer Institute, senior oncologist, and doyen of cancer care in India Dr. V Shanta, 94, died at a private hospital in Chennai on Tuesday. 55 am. Her body was placed at the Cancer Institute’s old building where she had joined as a resident medical officer 65 years ago. “..
Meet Rama Krishna Yelamanchili, a professor of finance at ICFAI University in Hyderabad and he has found a way to help MBA graduates get jobs. According..
A five-year-old Indian origin girl from Vestal, New York has made headlines by sending hundreds of handmade cards and cakes to a local nursing home for its residents to feel special over the holiday season. The girl, Arnaya Chopra, made 200 festive cards ..
When Kala Bagai, and her husband Vaishno Das Bagai, arrived at Berkeley in 1915, there were only close to 2,000 Indians living in the US. he year was 1915, when India was still struggling for independence..
During the early days of the stringent lockdown due to COVID-19 pandemic, many poor, needy and migrant workers had to suffer with the lack of food and shelter as they were stranded without jobs and money in their hands. However, many real heroes came up during t..
Sonu Sood is continuing his humanitarian efforts amid the covid-19 crisis. In his latest initiative, the actor has gifted e-rickshaws to those who lost their source of income due to the pandemic and the lockdown that disrupted th..
Gitanjali Rao, a 15-year-old Indian-American scientist and inventor, was named Time Magazine’s first-ever Kid of the Year. The US-based publication announced the award Thursday, citing her ability to use technology to “tackle issues ranging from contaminated..
An Egyptian scuba diver, Saddam Al-Kilany, has remained under water for nearly six entire days in a bid to set a new world record. Videos from the attempt and other ..
Air India’s first woman pilot Harpreet Singh has been appointed as the CEO of the state-run airline’s subsidiary Alliance Air, becoming the first-ever woman to head an Indian carrier. Singh, who is currently Air India’s executive dire..
Today is the birthday of the famous nuclear physicist, Homi Jehangir Bhabha, popularly known as the father of Indian Nuclear Programme. The brilliant physicist was the founding director of two institutions – Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) and Bhabha Atomic Research Centre,..
A law student from Hyderabad has written the Bhagavad Gita on 4,042 grains of rice as part of her recent project on micro art. Ramagiri Swarika said that she worked for almost 150 hours to create the beautiful masterpiece. "In my most r..
Learning is one of the overcommunicated but underleveraged tools of the common entrepreneur. Everyone talks about methods of learning, but few people find realistic and authentic tec..
From being the people's President to spearheading the development of the most significant Indian missiles, late President Dr APJ Abdul Kalam has contributed to the development of the count..
Paul R Milgrom and Robert B Wilson jointly won this year's Nobel Prize in Economics. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced the winners of the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2020 -- as the Nobel Prize in Economics is officially called -- in Sto..
Indian para-badminton star Manasi Joshi has been featured on the cover of Time Magazine's Next Generation Leader. The 31-year-old had announced herself on the big stage last year when she won gold at the BWF Para-Badmi..
An old man from Odisha has been teaching children under a tree without charging a single penny for over 75 years now. Nanda Prasty, the old teacher, teaches not only little children but also the elderly at night. He suggests kids be sent t..