Iran: Though it is a stodgy theocracy with a failing economy now, it has a long and rich history. Once called Persia, it was rich and was the center of culture, education, and trade for centuries. Do you remember the Old Silk Road? Persia has produced many literary geniuses. One of them is Omar Khayyam.… Continue reading Omar Khayyam: Have You Heard of This Famous Poet from Iran?
“The pen is mightier than the sword”. If you are even vaguely familiar with any type of literature, you have heard that phrase before. It was coined in 1839 by a British author named Edward Bulwer-Lytton. However, that phrase is useful in daily life because it is a reference to the many literary geniuses who… Continue reading Here’s a Famous Woman Poet You Have Ever Heard of – Mahadevi Verma
“How does someone dance a nation’s women to freedom?” Well, that is a natural question to ask after you read the title. But you need to know about Mrinalini Sarabhai. She was a classical Indian dancer who used her bodily grace, movements, and her knowledge of dance to raise issues about the serious plight of… Continue reading Did You Know that She Danced a Nation’s Women to Freedom?
About Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis Taking about the usage of statistics in India, Google played a crucial role when it paid the homage of Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis on his 125th anniversary. P.C. Mahalanobis was the man who achieved a lot in the field of science and statistics by giving a measure term called Mahalanobis distance. The… Continue reading Prof. Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis: Father of Indian Statistics
About Homai Vyarawalla A photojournalist is very important and an integral part of the print media. Nowadays with the advent of high-quality cameras. From that, we can click so many beautiful pictures easily. But in earlier days, there were no such cameras. Moreover, photography was not a wide field as of today. Only men used… Continue reading Homai Vyarawalla: The First Indian Woman Photojournalist
About Har Gobind Khorana God has created humans. He has gifted some people with immense and incomparable talent. Though every human is unique in their own way, still there are some people who are extraordinary. Such people go further in life to make their country and their people feel proud of them. They achieve so much… Continue reading Har Gobind Khorana: The Nobel Laureate
About Anandi Gopal Joshi There have been so many people who inspire us. These people are so great that they keep on inspiring us throughout our life. It’s not that they were born great. Their deeds and persona make them great. In their lifetime they do such things that make their people proud of them.… Continue reading Anandi Gopal Joshi -The First Woman Doctor of India
About Kamala Das Surayya Poets and Writers are no less than magicians. They turn anything into a phrase and tell us the story of even those who are inanimate. The world has been blessed by so many writers and poets. All of them have given so much to this world. They are honored even after… Continue reading Kamala Das Surayya: The Fearless Poet
About Fearless Nadia Fearless Nadia, the very name that comes to our mind and lips when we talk about the actors and actresses of the mid-’90s of the Bollywood industry. She is considered to be the one who brought a female actress. She was a lead role actress in the industry and established a platform… Continue reading Fearless Nadia: The First Stunt Woman of Hindi Cinema
Rabindranath Tagore, the man who gave India’s national anthem ‘Jana Gana Mana’ still stays in the heart of every Indian. Rabindranath Tagore was a great writer besides, music composer, and painter. He works mainly emphasized on the personal, social, and political issues. He was an artist with a cause. His novels, stories, poems, and dramas… Continue reading Rabindranath Tagore: An Indian Poet, Writer, Composer, Philosopher & Painter