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Luminaries: Stephen Hawking

    Stephen Hawking   Stephen William Hawking, CH CBE FRS FRSA (/ˈstiːvən ˈhɔːkɪŋ/ ( listen); born 8 January 1942) is an English theoretical physicist, cosmologist, author and Director of Research at the Centre for Theoretical Cosmology within the University of Cambridge.[14][15] His scientific works include a collaboration with Roger Penrose on gravitational singularity theorems in the […]

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Lumaniries – Kadambini Ganguly – The first Female Graduate and social reformer of India

Kadambini Ganguly – The first Female Graduate and social reformer of India Name: Kadambini Ganguly Other Name: Kadambini Bose Born: July 18, 1861 Died: October 3, 1923 Born / Home Town: Bhagalpur Profession: Physician/Social Reformer Father: Braja Kishore Basu Spouse: Dwarkanath Ganguly Kadambini Ganguly, also known as Kadambini Bose was one of the first female […]

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No Dearth Of Talent In Bihar: Super 30 Founder Anand Kumar

  Moscow:  There was no dearth of talent in Bihar but students in the state needed proper encouragement and guidance to come out of the shackles of poverty, according to the Super 30 founder and mathematician Anand Kumar. He was speaking in the Russian capital Moscow today at a function organised by the ‘Overseas Bihar […]

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Luminaries: Anuradha Koirala.

Anuradha Koirala was conferred Padma shri Award  for 2017 by the Government of India for her pioneering work in rescue and rehabilitation of Women and Girls Trafficked to and from Nepal – in the social worker category. Anuradha Koirala, lovingly called Dijju (elder sister) was born on 14th April 1949 to Colonel Pratap Singh Gurung […]

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Luminaries: Karim-ul-haque – Bike ambulance man.

Karim-UL- Haque is the man behind ‘bike ambulance’ in Jalpaiguri who received Padma Shri on Republic Day 2017 for Social Work. Karim-UL- Haque, a tea garden worker aged 52 years has dedicated his life 24/7 for the selfless service to humanity. Karim- Ul- Haque is giving free services of Bike Ambulance services for the local people […]

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Luminaries: Amte, Prakash

Hidden amid the dazzling human mosaic of India are millions of tribal people. For centuries, they have lived apart in remote highlands and forests. The Madia Gonds, for example, occupy 150 square kilometers of dense forest in eastern Maharashtra, bordering Andhra Pradesh and Chattisgarh states. In a thousand isolated villages, they survive by hunting and […]

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Luminaries: Kiran Bedi

No social relationship in Asia is more fraught with ambiguity than that between the police and the people. Called upon to maintain order and public safety, and to manage the region’s paralyzing traffic, the police provide essential civilizing services. Yet, nearly everywhere their reputation is tarnished by incompetence and abuses, large and small. For too […]

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LUMINARIES:Mother Teresa

Mother Teresa was born Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu in Skopje Macedonia, on August 26, 1910. Her family was of Albanian descent. At the age of twelve, she felt strongly the call of God. She knew she had to be a missionary to spread the love of Christ. At the age of eighteen she left her parental home […]

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The Magsaysay Award winner – Bezwada Wilson

                  The Magsaysay Award winner – Bezwada Wilson Fifty-year-old Bezwada Wilson, national convenor of the Safai Karmachari Andolan (SKA), was declared one of the six recipients of the 2016 Ramon Magsaysay Award by the Philippines-based award foundation, in Manila . Hailing from a Dalit family in Kolar, Karnataka, Mr. […]

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India’s Metro man

THE METRO MAN – E SREEDHARAN- FINALLY HANGS HIS BOOTS A legend hangs up his boots On the last M onth . Finally, Elattuvalapil Sreedharan has been allowed to retire, at the age of 79. A man who built the Calcutta Metro, Konkan Railway and the Delhi Metro. But he is best remembered for re-building […]