24May2017

Words of India’s Youngest Patent Holder and World’s Youngest Disabled Patent Holder

You have read about this wonder kid, Hridayeshwar Singh Bhati: India’s Youngest Patent Holder and World’s Youngest Disabled Patent Holder. Read a brief of him. AMAZING SPECIAL KID : EMERGING AS GLOBAL INSPIRATION 1. Rare achievements [...]

Sleights of Mind

What the neuroscience of magic reveals about our brains Neuroscientists Stephen Macknik and Susana Martinez-Conde, the founders of the exciting new discipline of NeuroMagic — and also members of the Magic Castle, Magic Circle, International [...]

Good science is not possible without freedom of thought: Ramakrishnan – The Hindu

‘Empirical view has shaped modern outlook of science that has the capacity to transform societies’ The idea of favouring experiment and observation over belief, and the empirical over the anecdotal, which was at the core of the evolution [...]

Pak baby gets rare stem cell transplant in India

Doctors at New Delhi’s Sir Ganga Ram Hospital performed India’s first unrelated stem cell transplant on a one-year-old Pakistani boy on March 15. Shaheer Imran had familial HLH, a rare disorder where the body’s immune system [...]

Hat trick for Bihar’s Super 30

All 30 students of Super 30, a free coaching centre in Bihar, have cracked the highly competitive Indian Institute of Technology-Joint Entrance Examination (IIT-JEE) for the third consecutive year, the institute announced on Wednesday. “We [...]

Sulabh Sanitation Movement

Read about the movement which aims to remove maybe India’s biggest Shame “Manual Scavenging“. Sulabh Sanitation Movement The noble idea of starting a vocational centre at Alwar is to take out women scavengers out of their [...]

Nai Disha meaning “A new paradigm”

Nai Disha: Started by “Sulabh International Social Service Organisation” Rehabilitation and alternate livelihood of scavenger women: Success story of Sulabh‘s initiative Dr. Bindeshwar Pathak, Founder of the Sulabh Sanitation [...]

Lifeline Express of India: The world’s First Hospital On Rails

Lifeline Express: Can Trains-turned-hospitals Cure Rural India’s Health Care Woes? Grateful patients bearing small bags of fruit and vegetables are common along the railway platforms where Lifeline Express — the world’s first [...]

‘Smile on Wheels’ launched to make poor smile

A NEW initiative to provide healthcare to people at their doorsteps, especially in the slums, is reaching the underprivileged. A mobile hospital called “Smile on Wheels” has been launched for slums in east Delhi and Noida under the [...]

India test-fires Prithvi-II, Dhanush successfully

India has successfully testfired in March 2010; indigenously developed ballistic missiles ‘Prithvi-II’ and ‘Dhanush’ from different locations off the Orissa coast, adding more firepower to the armed forces. “The [...]