12December2017

THE INDIAN SOLDIER – A mother writes

THE INDIAN SOLDIER A mother writes:- My son, Arjun, has been fascinated by life in the uniform ever since I can remember. He used to pick out fighter jets from toy stores at two, choose books on tanks and naval ships from book stores at [...]

Meet the first woman to buy a Harley-Davidson in India

India’s first female owner of a Harley Davidson Road King says that biking is more about skills than muscles. Why should men have all the fun with Harley Davidson? Bangalore-based HR professional Sheeja Mathews today became the first woman [...]

India’s first lady biker Alisha Abdullah vrooming in male terrain

An invitation from FIM, the world motorsport federation, to participate in the Women’s Road Racing Training Camp in Spain this October forced Alisha Abdullah to change her plans. India’s only woman bike racer had all but given up [...]

Amar Gopal Bose: Man who revolutionized sound goes silent

Call him the Minister of Sound. He earned that sobriquet. Amar Gopal Bose, the famously reclusive man who headed the eponymous company Bose Corporation, distinguished himself from the crowd for his imagination, grit, courage and for gifting [...]

Srishti Asthana named among the top 15 finalists in Google Science Fair 2013

Chandigarh girl’s search for success with Google Gist: Srishti Asthana,¬†daughter of Punjab IGP S.K. Asthana, named among the top 15 finalists in Google Science Fair 2013 Srishti Asthana, a XI standard student from Millenium School, Mohali [...]

Pinki Pramanik’s privacy violated

If of late you have been sickened by the way the West Bengal Police have treated Pinki Pramanik, then think again. The extreme voyeurism exhibited in the leak of her video (that is how she identifies herself) medical ‘screening’ [...]

India deadliest place in world for girl child

NEW DELHI: It’s official – India is the most dangerous place in the world to be a baby girl. Newly released data shows that an Indian girl child aged 1-5 years is 75% more likely to die than an Indian boy, making this the worst gender [...]

Women’s role in science technology jobs takes centre stage at Indian event

The role of women in science has been the focus of attention at an event in India as the government and industry work to provide more opportunities for female scientists. At the 99th Indian Science Congress in Calcutta the theme was about inclusive [...]

NIT Students look to invent the World’s Cheapest Car

A group of National Institute of Technology (NIT) students are working on the innovative car using only scraps, to build a 2 stroke petrol car.   Description:¬† In one of the most rarest achievement in the auto mobile history the [...]
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Big quake, little destruction

Two large earthquakes, with magnitudes of 8.6 and 8.2, struck off the west coast of the Indonesian island of Sumatra on April 11. Unlike the magnitude 9.1 quake that struck the region in December 2004, these tremors did not trigger a deadly [...]