Showing posts with label People. Show all posts
Showing posts with label People. Show all posts

Who is Jhulan Goswami

Jhulan Goswami making the news headlines in the sports media.  Let's have a glimpse around her
1. She is the first woman cricketer to take 200 wicket in the One Day International.
2. Goswami achieved this fear while against South Africa at Kimberly's.
3. This was her 166th ODI.
4. Laura Wolvaardt became her 200th victim.
5. Jhulan Goswami is named ICC Women Cricketer of the Year 2007.

Who is Aanchal Thakur and why she made a Twitter Trend

Aanchal Thakur made a Twitter Trend on Wednesday when Prime Minister Office congratulated her. So who is this girl?
She is a resident of Manali,  Himachal Pradesh in India.
She won a bronze medal at the Alpine Ejder 3200 Cup in Turkey
She is 21 year old.
The tournament was organised by International Ski Federation.
Her father Roshan Thakur is the Secretary General,  Winter Games Federation of India (WGFI).

Source:  https://www.google.co.in/amp/s/www.bbc.com/news/amp/world-asia-india-42617391

Who is Indu Malhotra and why in the news headlines

Indu Malhotra is the practicing lawyer of Supreme Court of India. She has the honor of First Female Advocate recommended for appointment as a judge of the highest court. The Supreme Court Collegium chaired by Chief Justice of India (CJI) made this decision. Let's know more about Indu Malhotra
Age: 67
Birth: 1956, Bangalore
Parents: Om Prakash Malhotra (Father), Satya Malhotra (Mother)
School: Carmel Convent, New Delhi
College: Shri Ram College for Women,  New Delhi
Law Degree: Faculty of Law, University of Delhi (DU)
States practicing law: 1983
Stood first in the tough advocate-on-record test: 1988, also became part of the selected group of lawyers who alone can file petition in Supreme Court
Author
Laws on Industrial Disputes
Commentary on the Law and Practice of Arbitration in India

Source: http://toi.in/uNvpvb/a19li

Har Gobind Khorana

Science make the man immortal - Words of chemistry lecturer in class

Vigyan ki Sabse badi khubi Hai ki vyakti k naam ko Amar Bana deti Hai!!!

Har Gobind Khorana

Born: 9 January 1922, Raipur, Pakistan
Died: 9 November 2011, Concord, Massachusetts, United States
Awards: Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, Padma Vibhushan, MORE
Parents: Krishna Devi Khorana, Ganpat Rai
Education: University of Liverpool, University of Cambridge, University of the Punjab
Books: Chemical biology

For what Har Gobind Khorana is Known???

First to demonstrate the role of nucleotides in protein synthesis

First to demonstrate Test Tube Baby or IVF (In Vitro Fertilization)

Awards
Nobel Prize in Medicine (1968)
Gairdner Foundation International Award (1980)
Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize
ForMemRS (1978)
Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research
Padma Vibhushan
Willard Gibbs Award (1974)

Happy Birthday Sir,

Thank you Google,  you are truly doing a great job through Google Doodle. 

For more details go here
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Har_Gobind_Khorana

Sir Srinivas Ramanujan - The Immortal Genius

The man who made India proud without a formal educational qualification and stunned the world's top scientists, engineers and thinkers during British era is called Ramanujan.
He was born in Erode, Madras Presidency (Now its in Tamil Nadu state) on December 22, 1887. This was misfortune for Mathematics, India and the world that Ramanujan didn't live longer but died at very young age of 32 on 26 April 1920.

List of Historian from countries other than India

Are you passionate about History? Here is list of noted historians from countries other than India.

Historians of the Ancient Period
•    Herodotus, (484 – c. 420 BC), Halicarnassus, "Father of History"
•    Thucydides, (460 – c. 400 BC), Peloponnesian War
•    Berossus, (early 3rd century BC), Babylonian historian
•    Xenophon, (431 – c. 360 BC), an Athenian knight and student of Socrates
•    Ptolemy I Soter (367 BC — c. 283 BC), General of Alexander the Great, Founder of Ptolemaic Dynasty.

Noted Indian Historians

Are you passionate about Historians? Definitely you will like to know some successful personalities in this discipline. Here is the list of Noted Indian Historians


    * A. K. Narain
    * Aarudhra
    * Acharya Hemachandra
    * Aijaz Ahmad
    * Amiya Kumar Bagchi

Stephen Hawking speaks on Facebook; Congratulations Mark Zuckerberg!

The Stephen Hawking, noted Theoretical Physicist joined Facebook today. Within no time during the time of writing this article his page has 1,151,476 likes. I think record number of likes in shortest time period, not sure. Hope Facebook will release something in future or someone else will dissect this aspect. Time vs Hawking Liking :) Welcome Sir, thank you to come in open, and meet people. And Congratulations Mark Zuckerberg and Company.