C V Raman: The first Indian to win Nobel Prize in Science

One of the most prominent Indian scientists in history, C.V. Raman was the first Indian person to win the Nobel Prize in science in 1930 for his illustrious discovery, now commonly known as the “Raman Effect”. Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman was an Indian physicist born in the former Madras Province in India on 7 November 1888. He was a brilliant student from the beginning and was inquisitive about ever-thing. He passed his Continue Reading

Homi Bhabha: Father of India’s Nuclear Programme

October 30, is the birth anniversary of Dr. Homi Jehangir Bhabha, who pioneered the Indian nuclear research programme and aptly hailed as the “father of Indian nuclear program”. Bhabha was not only a scientist, but also a visionary and an institution builder. On his 107th birth anniversary, let us acknowledge his contribution in building this great nation: In September 1939, Bhabha was in India for a brief holiday when World War II started. Continue Reading

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel: Our Sardar Patel

The Union Ministry of Home Affairs has declared 31st October, 2016 as the Rashtriya Ekta Diwas with ‘Integration of India’ as the theme. The Government of India had decided to observe the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel as the ‘Rashtriya Ekta Diwas’ (National Unity Day) on 31st October every year. Quick fact: October 31 is also the death anniversary of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel: Sardar Patel was born Continue Reading