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Friday, 18-August-2017



18 weeks ago
CRPF commandant Chetan Kumar Cheetah (45) was injured in a combat operation with LeT on February 14 and was airlifted to Delhi for treatment at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences. The commandant was in AIIMS trauma center for a month or so. He has made a stunning recovery despite grave nature of his injuries.  The commanding officer of the CRPF’s 45th battalion in Kashmir Valley had suffered bullet injuries in his brain, right eye, abdomen, both the arms, left hand and back. He was initially admitted to military hospital in Srinagar an...


19 weeks ago
The government has conferred Prof Udupi Ramachandra Rao, former Chairman of ISRO, with Padma Vibhushan, the country’s second highest civilian award. The award is to recognise the professor’s outstanding contributions to the development of space technology in India and its extensive application to communications and remote sensing of natural resources. Rao is an internationally renowned space scientist. As the Chairman of ISRO, he has overseen the designing and launch of over 18 satellites, remote sensing and meteorological services. He was als...


19 weeks ago
Rwitwika Bhattacharya-Agarwal has made it to the World Economic Forum’s ‘100 Young Global Leaders’ list for her contributions in the development of India. Bhattacharya is the founder of Swaniti Initiative. Her NGO counsels MPs and MLAs on how to develop their constituencies. Swaniti Initiative was launched in 2009. In just eight years, her NGO has helped over 35 MPs and 37 MLAs in developing their constituencies. Rwitwika is a graduate from Harvard University’s John F Kennedy School. She also worked for an American senator, Katherine Harris, while still in school. The World Economic Forum publishes a list...


20 weeks ago
It’s She is flying high, she really is. The daughters of this country are bringing in laurels and scoring new successes every day. Just such a daughter the country can be proud of is Ayesha Aziz. Though she is all of 21 today, she had made history when she became the first girl pilot of the country at the tender age of just 16. She bagged her student pilot’s license in 2011, and she is now poised to get here commercial license and fly passenger carriers. This daughter of a Worli businessman put in hard labout to make her dream come true. This Bomb...


20 weeks ago
The Prime Minister wore the stoll while unveiling  the 112-ft statue of Shiva in Coimbatore on 24th February. The programme was organised by Spiritual Guru Jaggi Vasudev under the aegis of Esha Foundation. Shilpi saw the programme and liked the peacock blue stole on the Prime Minister’s shoulder  and expressed her desire to have one on Twitter. What she didn’t know was that her wish was to be fulfilled so soon. Shortly after her tweet, Shilpi received a packet from the Prime Minister, which contained the Prime Minister’s stole alon...


22 weeks ago
    A filmmaker at core, the daughter of Rajnikant, classical danseuse and United Nation’s women’s organisation’s Goodwill Ambassador, Aishwarya R Dhanush, recently gave a Bharatanatyam performance at the New York headquarters of United Nations on the occasion of International Women’s Day, March 8. The event guested diplomats from across 190 countries as well as India. Before the event, Aishwarya told she will be performing for the song “Maithrim Bhajathey”, sung by the late MS Subbulakshmi in the UN decades back, to highlight the need for peace. The event was organised by India’s Permanent ...


22 weeks ago
Britain is experiencing the wind of change in Scotland Yard ever since the 56-year-old Cressida Dick has been selected as the new Metropolitan Police Commissioner. She has became the first woman to take charge of the London’s police force in its 188-year history. The Metropolitan Police or Met, as it is commonly known, is the largest police force in Britain. Dick has taken over from Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe, who resigned from the post of Metropolitan Police commissioner last month. Dick, 56, was previously the UK’s national policing head on coun...


23 weeks ago
No matter how hard they try, geniuses like Lata Mangeshkar can never stay out of the view for a long time. She was out of the news for the past couple of months, but came back to hog the limelight with a bang. Winning the ‘Legendary Award’ 2017 by ‘The Brand Laureate’ she was once again back in talks. Expressing her gratitude for the award she tweeted, “Heartfelt thank you to ‘The Brand Laureate’ for honouring me with the ‘Legendary Award 2017.”


23 weeks ago
The former captain of India’s women team Shantha Rangaswamy was recently nominated for the CK Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award. Soon she will be the first woman to receive the Lifetime Achievement Award at the BCCI Annual Awards in Bengaluru on March 8. Rangaswamy is the first to captain the Indian women’s cricket team and has spent most of her life playing cricket, but due to lack of people’s interest in women’s cricket those days, India did not play a single International match between 1977-84 and again between 1986-91. Hence, only 12 years of her 22 years career was spent playing for ...

Dr P Raghuram

24 weeks ago
Dr P Raghuram has been selected for the prestigious BC Roy Award, 2016. Dr BC Roy Award is the highest award given to doctors in India. Recently this was announced by Dr Jayshree Mehta,President of Medical Council of India. Dr Raghuram, who hails from Hyderabad, will be given this award for his excellent services in the field of social medical relief. He is the youngest person in the Telugu states (Telangana and Andhra Pradesh) to receive this award. The President will honour him with this award on July 1, which is India’s National Doctors Day. Dr Raghuram is also the CEO of KIMS Ushalaxmi Centre for Breast Diseases. Dr Raghuram has made signif...

Ekta Bisht - Pakistan stumped by ekta

24 weeks ago
The Indian Women’s Cricket team qualified in the ICC Women’s World Cup and made a place in the finals due to the great bowling performance of left-hand spinner Ekta Bisht. Ekta played an important role in gaining victory for India against the arch rivals, Pakistan. In ten overs, Ekta gave eight runs and claimed five wickets, making this her best performance so far. In addition to this, she also became the 9th Indian woman bowler to get 50 or more wickets in one-day matches. She was adjudged the Best Player of the Match for this stellar performance. Ekta comes from village Devli, Almora district of Uttarakhand. S...


25 weeks ago
INDIAN tabla player Sandip Das was awarded the 59th Grammy Awards. Das received the award of the Best World Music Album for the album “Sing Me Home” as a part of Silk Road Ensemble, a collaborative effort by musician Yo-Yo Ma to bring together performers and composers from more than 20 countries. Raised in Patna, Sandeep struggled through a lot of challenges in his journey to Boston. Born in 1971, he completed his initial education from St. Xavier High School, Patna. Later he graduated with a gold medal in English literature from Banaras Hindu University. Sandeep’s interest in the instrument deepened during his...