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Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvarayya (Kannada:ಸರ್ ಮೋಕ್ಷಗುಂಡಂ ವಿಸ್ವೆಸ್ವರಯ್ಯ)

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Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvarayya  (Kannada:ಸರ್ ಮೋಕ್ಷಗುಂಡಂ ವಿಸ್ವೆಸ್ವರಯ್ಯ) was an eminent engineer and statesman and played a key role in building of modern India. Early life: Sir M. Visvesvarayya was born on September 15, 1860 in Muddenahalli village in the Kolar district of the erstwhile princely state of Mysore (present day Karnataka). His father Srinivasa Sastry was a Sanskrit […]

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Shakuntala Devi

Shakuntala Devi

Shakuntala Devi Born – 4 November 1939 Achievements – Shakuntala Devi is an outstanding calculating prodigy of India. On June 18 in 1980, she again solved the multiplication of two 13-digit numbers 7,686,369,774,870 x 2,465,099,745,779 randomly picked up by the computer department of Imperial College in London. And this, she did in 28 seconds flat. […]

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Kalpana Chawla

Kalpana Chawla

Kalpana Chawla PERSONAL DATA: Born in Karnal, India. Kalpana Chawla enjoys flying, hiking, back-packing, and reading. She holds Certificated Flight Instructor’s license with airplane and glider ratings, Commercial Pilot’s licenses for single- and multi-engine land and seaplanes, and Gliders, and instrument rating for airplanes. She enjoys flying aerobatics and tail-wheel airplanes. EDUCATION: Graduated from Tagore […]

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Jagdish Bhagwati

Jagdish Bhagwati

Jagdish Bhagwati Jagdish Bhagwati, is University Professor at Columbia University and Senior Fellow in International Economics at the Council on Foreign Relations. He has been Economic Policy Adviser to Arthur Dunkel, Director General of GATT (1991-93), Special Adviser to the UN on Globalization, and External Adviser to the WTO. He has served on the Expert […]

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Deepak Chopra

Deepak Chopra

Deepak Chopra Date of Birth : 1947 Place of Birth : Delhi Indian born Deepak Chopra has earned fame as a great physician in the field of alternative medicine in the US. Dr. Chopra serves as the Director of Education at the Chopra Center, which offers training programs in mind body medicine. He has established […]

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Vikram Ambalal Sarabhai

Vikram Ambalal Sarabhai

Vikram Ambalal Sarabhai Born: August 12, 1919 Died: December 31,1971 Achievements: Considered the Father of the Indian space program; instrumental in establishing the Physical Research Laboratory (PRL) in Ahmedabad in November 1947; was Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission. He along with other Ahmedabad-based industrialists played a major role in the creation of the Indian […]

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Subramanyan Chandrasekhar

Subramanyan Chandrasekhar

Subramanyan Chandrasekhar Date of Birth : Oct 19, 1910 Date of Death : Aug 21, 1995 Place of Birth : Lahore Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, a Nobel Laureate in Physics and one of the greatest astrophysicists of modern times was born on October 19, 1910 in Lahore, (now in Pakistan) to parents Chandrasekhara Subrahmanya Ayyaa civil servant […]

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Subhash Mukhopadhyay

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Dr. Subhash Mukhopadhyay Date of Birth : – Date of Death : Jun 19, 1981 Place of Birth : Kolkata Dr Subhash Mukhopadhyay (died June 19, 1981) was an Indian physician from Calcutta in India. He was educated at the Scottish Church College and later, at the Calcutta Medical College which was then affiliated to […]

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Srinivasa Ramanujan

Srinivasa Ramanujan

Srinivasa Ramanujan Date of Birth : Dec 22, 1887 Date of Death : Apr 26, 1920 Place of Birth : Tamil Nadu Srinivasa Ramanujan (1887-1920) hailed as an all-time great mathematician, like Euler, Gauss or Jacobi, for his natural genius, has left behind 4000 original theorems, despite his lack of formal education and a short […]

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Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar

Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar

Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Born – 21 February 1894 Died – 1 January 1955 Achievements – A noted scientist of India, Dr Shanti Swaroop Bhatnagar was appointed the first director-general of the prestigious Council of Scientific and Industrial Research. He also hold the credit of building 12 national laboratories like Central Food Processing Technological Institute at […]

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