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Meet India’s Youngest Pilot: She Got Her Pilot's License At 16 Years Old

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..

Entrepreneur lessons from a corporate honcho who climbed Mount Everest at 50

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 21 Param Vir Chakra Awardees Every Indian Should Know And Be Proud Of

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..

How My Love For Farming Is Keeping Me Fit at 93

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..

Dr V Shanta, Doyen of Cancer Care, Passes Away in Chennai at 94

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 Hyderabad Professor Who Is Helping MBA Graduates To Get Jobs By Providing Free Videos

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..

5-year-old Indian Origin Girl Makes Hundreds of Cards for Nursing Home Residents

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 ..

100 Years After Racist Attacks, Why Berkeley Named a Street After This Indian Woman

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..

Hyderabad Techie Lets Go of His Dream Apartment, Spends Over Rs 50 Lakh to Run 'Rice ATM' for the Poor

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 gifts e-rickshaws to the underprivileged

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..

Indian-American teen inventor named Time Magazine’s first-ever Kid of the Year

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..

Egyptian Scuba Diver Stays Underwater for 145 hours, Sets New World Record

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 ..

Who is Harpreet Singh? India's First Ever Woman to be CEO in Airline Industry

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..

11 Interesting Facts About Homi Jehangir Bhabha, Father of India's Nuclear Programme

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,..

'It Took Me 150 Hours': Hyderabad Law Student Engraves Entire Bhagavad Gita on 4,042 Rice Grains

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..

Elon Musk's 2 Rules For Learning Anything Faster

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..

APJ Abdul Kalam birth anniversary: Here are five scientific contributions of 'Missile Man'

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..

Auction Theory explained: Why Nobel Prize in Economics went to Paul Milgrom, Robert Wilson  

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..

The Inspiring Story of Manasi Joshi - TIME Magazine's Next Generation Leaders

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..

Grand Salute! This Elderly Odisha Man Has Been Teaching Children Without Fees For Over 75 Years

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..