Raja Ram Mohan Roy was born in Radhanagar in Bengal Presidency in 1772 to a Brahmin family. He is also remembered as one of the pioneers of Indian Journalism
NSA Ajit Doval played a prominent role in Sikkim’s merger with India.
Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar was a great social reformer, writer, educator, entrepreneur and worked endlessly to transform society. His contribution towards education and changing the status of women in India was remarkable. Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar strongly protested against polygamy, child-marriage and favored widow remarriage and women’s education in India. Because of[Read More…]
There could be no better time than mother’s day for Bhavna to thank her mother-like-mother-in-law for her constant support during tough times.
Labour Day special: Why this Bhopal cobbler calls himself ‘Doctor of Shoes’ & what makes him so angry
Says that he doesn’t like if someone addresses him disrespectfully or uses offensive term to describe his profession. Anyone working hard and honestly should be respected irrespective of earnings, he adds.
Raja Ravi Varma was among the earliest Indian artists to effectively master the Western academic art traditions. His subjects have often been as representative of the country and its culture, making him a seminal figure in the Indian art movement of the times. His subjects gave an identity to India as[Read More…]
On April 26, 1986, the world’s worst nuclear accident happened at the Chernobyl plant near Pripyat, Ukraine, in the Soviet Union, that has continued to haunt the world even after the 30 years of the accident. It happened during a test to see how the plant would operate if it lost[Read More…]
April 24 marks the death anniversary of Pearl Padamsee, a renowned actress, drama instructor, director and theatre visionary. On Pearl Padamsee’s death anniversary let us remember her theatre career. Padamsee’s Personal Life Padamsee was the daughter of an Indian Jewish mother and a Christian father. Married first to a Bengali Hindu, then[Read More…]
UNESCO selected April 23, to pay tribute to great literary figures including William Shakespeare, Miguel Cervantes and Inca Garcilaso de la Vega who died on this day.
On his birth anniversary, know what made legendary Indian filmmaker stand above the rest