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Dr. H. Y. Mohan Ram: A Botanist In India

Dr. H. Y. Mohan Ram: A Botanist In India

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Professor Holenarasipur Yoganarasimham Mohan Ram enriched science in India through many roles such as as a teacher and editor. He was also a philanthropist who popularized science, in his capacity as a thinker and planner.  Educational institutions and grant institutions benefited from his significant contribution. Dr. H Y Mohan Ram is a member of all four important science academies of India. source: thehindubusinessline.com Personal details He was born in 1930 AD in the beautiful city of Mysore.  His family was large in which there were many children too. His mother was very fond of gardening. It was because of his mother that Mohan got interested in the plant. He studied at the Saradavilas High School in 1943–46 and Intermediate College in 1946–48.   At
Kartikeya Vikram Sarabhai: A Nature Lover

Kartikeya Vikram Sarabhai: A Nature Lover

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Kartikeya Vikram Sarabhai, the discoverer of a new world, after completing his basic education from Ahmedabad, received a Tripos degree in Natural Sciences from Cambridge University, England. source: wikipedia.org He was born in the Sarabhai family of Ahmedabad in the house of Dr. Vikram Sarabhai on 27 November 1947. His mother’s name is Mrinalini Sarabhai, who is a Bharatnatyam dancer. His grandfather Ambalal Sarabhai was an industrialistand his sister Mallika Sarabhai is a Bharatnatyam dancer just like her mother. The name of his wife is Rajshri Sarabhai. Kartikeya Vikram Sarabhai’s interest in nature began during the 70s. Once a pair of spotted owls(Athene brama) appeared in his Ahmedabad garden. First, his wife Rajshri (Raju) saw the pair of those owls. He looked like a
Doctor Salim Ali: Bird Man Of India

Doctor Salim Ali: Bird Man Of India

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Salim Ali was a well-known ornithologist,  wildlife conservationist, and naturalist of India. He is often known as the "Bird Man of India".  He has surveyed almost every single bird of India.  After the survey, he used to write very well about the birds.  He has also written many books, in which "The book of Indian bird" is quite famous.  source: secon.in Personal Details He was born on 12 November 1896 in the Bombay Presidency.  He belonged to the Sulemani Bohra family, the ninth and youngest child of Moizuddin. By the time Ali was three years old, both his parents had died. Along with his siblings, Ali raised by his maternal uncle Amiruddin Tyabji and aunt Hamida Begum in a middle-class family in Khetwadi, Mumbai. According to his biography in "...
Samuel Johnson: Father Of The English Dictionary

Samuel Johnson: Father Of The English Dictionary

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Samuel Johnson is a big name in English literature. His contribution was to English literature as a poet, Playwright, Essayist, Puritan, Literary Critic, Biographer, Editor. He has faced many difficulties in his life. He struggled since childhood. source: britannica.com He was born on 18 September 1709, in Litchfield, Staffordshire, England in a very poor family. His mother's name was Sarah and his father's name was Michael Johnson. His father was a bookseller. When Johnson was about to be born, his mother was 40 years old, which is not the normal age for pregnancy. Because of this, Johnson’s birth was not even normal. When he was born, he was not like a healthy baby. Therefore, when he was born, there was a fear in everyone’s mind that whether Johnson would survive or not. Coming
The Success Story Of Sir Allen Lane

The Success Story Of Sir Allen Lane

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Sir Allen Lane, founder of Penguin Books was a British publisher. He provided interesting books of good writers with very little price to the common people. But what happened after all that he had to make these penguin books? Source: gettyimage.com Personal details of Allen Lane Allen Lane was born on 21 September 1902 in Bristol of England ( United Kingdom). The name of his parent is Camilla and Samuel Williams. He studied at Bristol Grammar school. Lane rose quickly at Bodley Head becoming managing editor in 1925 following the death of his uncle. Beginning of the Story of Penguin Books That was the time of the summer season in 1934. He came to meet with the famous writer Agatha Christie. He was going to London after meeting her. At the railway station, he thought to b...
ELEPHANTS LOVER: RAMAN SUKUMAR

ELEPHANTS LOVER: RAMAN SUKUMAR

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Raman Sukumar who got his doctorate in 1985 for the study of Asian elephants, is an Indian ecologist. He has the special interest on the study of the relation between elephants and human. PERSONAL DETAILS He was born on 3 April, 1955 in Madras (now Chennai) in India. His graduation (1977) and post graduation (1979) was from University of Madras. In 1985, he obtained a PhD from the Indian Institute of science.   SOURCE: ecoexistproject.org Early  Life of Raman Sukumar When Raman Sukumar was a child, even his parents did not know what he will do in his future. Because his interests was in many fields, like he was a book lover. The reason was that his grandfather had a book store. He used to spent many hours in his grandfather's library. After reaching high school he...
VEER KUNWAR SINGH: A LEGEND OF BIHAR

VEER KUNWAR SINGH: A LEGEND OF BIHAR

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Veer kunwar Singh is one of the famous name of the Indian history. He was a rebellion of 1857. But in Bihar, he is a priceless gem. Let us read about how he became a legend?Legend source: wikipedia.org PERSONAL DETAIL Kunwar Singh was born in a village name, Jagdishpur in Shahabad district in 1782, currently a part of Bhojpur district. The name of his father was Shahebjada and the name of his mother was Panchratna. He was from Kshatriya dynasty. He used to work under East India Company and pay taxes to the company. Before the revolution of 1857 , he was a great supporter of British Emperor. Moreover in that time, commissioner of Patna, Taylor, said that Kunwar Singh was a faithful man. For some reason taxes of the company  increasing day by day. That increased so much ...
Untold story of the founder of the Hilton Hotels

Untold story of the founder of the Hilton Hotels

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In the hotel industry, Conrad Hilton is a famous name. He is known as the founder of Hilton hotels. But very few of you know about the real struggle of Hilton. source: wikipedia.org Personal Details His full name was Conrad Nicholson Hilton. He was born in New Mexico Territory, United States on 25 December 1887. Struggle period  After the first world war(1914-18) many people became jobless. Hilton was one of them. He was ambitious but was not getting any ideas for himself. Then a  businessman advised him to go to the Texas oil field where anyone can make money from oil. After his direction, Hilton went to Cisco. But unfortunately, his ideas did not work. Still, he wasn't disappointed. He thought if I have arrived here then I will stay here and will do something. ...
Legend Martin Luther King Jr- A man who raised his voice against racism & equal rights

Legend Martin Luther King Jr- A man who raised his voice against racism & equal rights

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[the_ad id="3627"] Image: Time Full Name Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Date of birth January 15, 1929 birth place Atlanta America date of death  April 4, 1968, Memphis, America Death place  Calcutta Citizenship American mother-father Martin Luther King Sr. Alberta Williams King wife Creta Scott Work area Social service Martin Luther King's efforts that led Mahatma Gandhi's path to non-violence and truth (Truth & Non-Violence) made progress in the field of civil rights in America; That is why he is also seen today as a symbol of human rights. Two churches have also recognized him as saints. Career & History [the_ad id="3627"] Martin Luther King was active in social work from the beginning. The year 1955 was the