5 facts to know about the 85-yr-old ‘Gandhi’ of Nagaland!

5 facts to know about the 85-yr-old ‘Gandhi’ of Nagaland!

Natwarbhai, as the man is popularly known in the Naga village where he serves, is now 85-years-old. Environmentalist Sunderlal Bahuguna said in 1983 that Natwar has “followed to the letter the last wish of Bapuji when he appealed for one life-worker for each village”. The man is known to be an exceptional Gandhian which subsequently led […]

World War III: 5 world’s deadliest nuclear missiles

World War III: 5 world’s deadliest nuclear missiles

The first Nuclear weapon to be detonated was at the Japanese city of Hiroshima, on August 6th, 1945. Then, three days later the city of Nagasaki was subjected to the second and it was the last nuclear attack in human history. Approximately 240,000 lives were lost in this nuclear strike and it ushered in a […]

Teacher’s Day 2017: Facts to know about Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

Teacher’s Day 2017: Facts to know about Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

 “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” -Nelson Mandela  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday paid rich tribute to Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan and hailed the teaching community in the country on the occasion of September 5. “My tributes to Dr. S Radhakrishnan, an outstanding teacher and statesman on his birth anniversary. On […]

5 facts to know about India’s 2nd woman Defence Minister after Indira Gandhi!

5 facts to know about India’s 2nd woman Defence Minister after Indira Gandhi!

September, 3, 2017: Nirmala Sitharaman was on Sunday named the new defence minister, only the second woman to hold the post since former prime minister Indira Gandhi. Sitharaman, one of four ministers elevated to cabinet rank on Sunday, takes over from Jaitley who also holds the heavy-workload finance ministry. He was keen to be rid of defence and […]

5 facts about Eid al-Adha or “Feast of Sacrifice”

5 facts about Eid al-Adha or “Feast of Sacrifice”

Muslims around the world are celebrating the Eid al-Adha holiday today as some 2 million Muslim pilgrims carry out the final rites of the annual hajj in Saudi Arabia. Hundreds of thousands of pilgrims made their way toward a massive multi-story complex in Mina after dawn today to cast pebbles at three large columns. It […]

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