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SWAMI DAYANANDA: FEBUARY 12 BIRTH ANNIVERSARY

Febuary 12 is the birth anniversary of Swami Dayananda. Dayanand Saraswati was a Hindu religious leader , a renowned scholar of the Vedic lore and Sanskrit language. Swami Dayananda (Mool Shankar) founded the Arya Samaj, a socio-cultural movement that promoted true Vedic learning and…

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SHAHEED UDHAM SINGH: BIRTH ANNIVERSARY

Shaheed Udham Singh, a revolutionary nationalist, was born on 26 December 1899, at Sunam, in the then princely state of Patiala. Born as Sher Singh, the brave Indian revolutionary is remembered for assassinating Sir Michael O’Dwyer, in order to avenge the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre….

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Nobel Prize in Medicine awarded for new discovery on how humans respond to oxygen

The 2019 Nobel Prize in Medicine has been jointly awarded to William Kaelin Jr., Sir Peter Ratcliffe and Gregg Semenza for their pioneering research into how human cells respond to changing oxygen levels.              …

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SHAHEED BHAGAT SINGH: 112TH BIRTH ANNIVERSARY

Born: September 27, 1907; Executed on March 23, 1931 Publications: Why I Am An Atheist: An Autobiographical Discourse, The Jail Notebook And Other Writings, Ideas of a Nation. Associations: Naujawan Bharat Sabha, Hindustan Republican Association, Kirti Kisan Party, Kranti Dal. In March…

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NDTV journalist Ravish Kumar wins 2019 Ramon Magsaysay Award

NDTV journalist Ravish Kumar has been honoured with the 2019 Ramon Magsaysay Award — the highest honour given to Asian individuals and organisations and often referred to as the Asian version of the Nobel Prize.         Besides Ravish Kumar, Myanmar-based journalist Ko…