Category archives: Celebrity

Google Doodle Remembers Birthday of India’s First Female Photo Journalist Homai Vyarawalla

Google Doodle Remembers Birthday of India’s First Female Photo Journalist Homai Vyarawalla Jeena hai to shaan se jiyo is my mantra. I have no family left, except my cousin’s son in Mumbai. We meet sometimes, whenever I go to Mumbai for some work.” That’s Homai for you. Dignified, self-made, steady as a rock, taking the rough with the smooth with equal ease. Born in Navsari, Gujarat in 1913, Vyarawalla learned […]

13-year-old becomes youngest Indian to be selected for Antarctica Expedition

13-year-old becomes youngest Indian to be selected for Antarctica Expedition 13-year-old student from Ahmedabad has become the youngest Indian to be selected for the prestigious annual Antarctica Expedition. This expedition is organised to spread awareness about the effects of climate change. Aanya is among the 80 people from across the globe to be chosen for the “Climate Force: Antarctica 2018 Expedition” scheduled to be held from February 27 to March […]

Remembering Komalavalli(Jayalalitha) on his First Death Anniversary: Some interesting facts

Remembering Komalavalli(Jayalalitha) on his First Death Anniversary: Some interesting facts Jayalalithaa was one woman with power and magnetism and was known to have loyal followers. From a movie star to the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, Jayalalithaa has been fondly called Amma (mother) by her followers. She passed away on December 5, 2016. However, there are few elements that remain unknown to the world that you’d like to know. Jayalalithaa […]

Sri Lankan team pollution woes left Virat Kohli angry in Delhi

Sri Lankan team pollution woes left Virat Kohli angry in Delhi The second day of the Kotla test series in Delhi saw Sri Lankan cricket team players gather negative eyes of not just the Indian Cricket team, but also of the crowd. The ‘BOOs’ started coming in the Feroze Shah Kotla Ground, New Delhi after the smog suspended their playing abilities. There were various occasions which saw the Sri Lankan […]

Chukka Ramaiah, The Man Who Made IIT Exam Accessible to Hundreds of Students

Chukka Ramaiah, The Man Who Made IIT Exam Accessible to Hundreds of Students Hyderabad, there is an educational institute that has become synonymous with the Indian engineer’s utopia, IIT. Called Ramaiah IIT Coaching Center, the institute has helped hundreds of students, from all backgrounds, successfully crack IIT’s famously tough entrance exam. And the man behind it is a 91-year-old freedom fighter, mathematician and erudite educationist, Chukka Ramaiah. Here’s his inspiring […]

Miss World 2017 is India's Manushi Chhillar

Miss World 2017 is India’s Manushi Chhillar A medical student from Haryana, Manushi Chhillar, is the new Miss World 2017. Elbowing aside beauties from over 108 nations, Manushi was crowned the new queen in the Sanya City Arena in China PR. Miss World 2016 winner Puerto Rico’s Stephanie Del Valle passed on the coveted crown to the new titleholder, Manushi Chhillar from India. Manushi Chhillar is the 6th Indian to […]

Lala Lajpat Rai Death Anniversary:India's Freedom Fighter

Lala Lajpat Rai Death Anniversary:India’s Freedom Fighter Born as Lajpat Rai to the Munshi Radha Krishna Azad and Gulab Devi at the Dhudike village of Punjab on January 28, 1865, he belonged to the Aggarwal Bania community. His father was a scholar of Persian and Urdu language. On November 17, 1928, Lala Lajpat Rai died in Lahore, a city that had been his home since 1880, when he joined the […]

India Celebrates National Education Day : Birth Anniversary of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad

India Celebrates National Education Day : Birth Anniversary of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad November 11 is celebrated as National Education Day. But why this particular date? Well, November 11 is the birth anniversary of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad who was the first education Minister of independent India. Maulana Abul Kalam Azad. Maulana Abul Kalam Azad was born Abul Kalam Ghulam Muhiyuddin on November 11, 1888.   Maulana Abul Kalam was of […]

Anasuya Sarabhai Honoured With Google Doodle on Her 132nd Birthday

Anasuya Sarabhai Honoured With Google Doodle on Her 132nd Birthday Google celebrated the 132nd birthday of Anasuya Sarabhai, pioneer of the women’s labour movement in India, on Saturday with a doodle. Born on November 11, 1885, to an industrialist’s family in Gujarat’s Ahmedabad, Sarabhai played a pivotal role in altering the course of India’s labour history. In 1914 she helped Ahmedabad’s weavers successfully organise their first strike for higher wages. […]

Russian boy claims to be have lived on mars and travelled Egypt in last birth

Boriska – who calls himself an ‘Indigo Child’ – said “his people” have a strong connection to the ancient Egyptians. And he claims life on our planet will change forever when the secrets of the Great Sphinx in Giza are finally “unlocked”. He added the opening mechanism is hidden somewhere behind the world-famous landmark’s ear. He said: “The human life will change when the Sphinx is opened, it has an […]