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ON THIS DAY – 19TH AUGUST ,World Humanitarian Day is celebrated

The United Nations’ World Humanitarian Day is held on August 19 each year. The day honors all humanitarians who have worked in the promotion of the humanitarian cause, and those...

Ashok Lavasa resigns as Election Commissioner To Join Asian Development Bank.

Election Commissioner Ashok Lavasa, who was next in line to head the poll panel, resigned on Tuesday to join the Private Sector Operations and Public-Private Partnerships at the Philippines-based Asian Development...

TO VAX OR NOT TO VAX – THE CRUCIAL ROLE VACCINES PLAY IN DESTROYING...

Vaccines go back a long time. Edward Jenner created the first vaccine in 1798, against smallpox. He noticed that milkmaids who’d been exposed to cowpox previously were immune against smallpox. The world was never the...

Some interesting facts about Nirmala Sitharaman, finance minister of India

Today, 18th August marks the 61st birthday of India's finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman. From a middle-class ordinary girl to working like a wonder woman ever since2017 for the industrial progress and betterment...

On this day Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit was born:Woman of Power and Stature.

Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit was an Indian diplomat, politician, and a sister of India's first prime-minister, Jawaharlal Nehru. She was active in the Indian freedom movement and held high national and international positions.

Classical maestro Pandit Jasraj passes away at 90.

Pandit Jasraj, one of the world's most prominent Indian classical vocalists, has died of cardiac arrest in New Jersey, US at 90. He was a recipient of the Padma Shri ,...

Hyderabad Harvard, Princeton Mumbai and Oxford Kolkata: A dream or reality

Consider how the next 30 years might look if the creation of a “Princeton Mumbai,” a “Harvard Hyderabad” or an “Oxford Kolkata” were to be permitted?Firstly, most of...

ON THIS DAY- 17 AUGUST, Radcliffe Line created India-Pakistan Border

The Radcliffe Line, the geopolitical border that divides India and Pakistan, came into existence on this day, August 17, in the year 1947. A crude border was already formed...

Prashant Bhushan guilty of contempt: How can couple of tweets drive you to The...

A three-judge Bench of the Supreme Court on Friday found civil rights lawyer Prashant Bhushan guilty of criminal contempt by ‘scandalizing the court’.The Bench headed by...

AUGUST 15, 2020: CELEBRATING 73 YEARS OF INDIAN INDEPENDENCE AND INDIA’S CONTRIBUTION TO THE...

"Long years ago we made a tryst with destiny, and now the time comes when we shall redeem our pledge, not wholly or in full measure, but very...