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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 "...
Mana Patel: India’s First Female Swimmer

Mana Patel: India’s First Female Swimmer

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Mana Patel is an Indian swimmer who hails from the city of Ahmedabad, Gujarat. She was born on 18 March 2000. At the age of 21, she has won many medals. As of August 2016, mana has won 11 international, 61 national, and 75 state-level medals. source: zeenews.india.com What did Mana Patel said? Mana has been swimming since the age of seven. His mother had made him swim to gain weight. And today she represents India in swimming. When she was 15 years old, she once said, ' I am targeting a spot in the Rio Olympics. This has been my dream ever since I started swimming.' And now Mana Patel has got a ticket to go to the Tokyo Olympics. And thus, she became the first female swimmer to go to the Olympics. source: sportskeeda.com It is a matter of pride not only for her but for ...
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...
Tribute To The Flying Sikh: Milkha Singh

Tribute To The Flying Sikh: Milkha Singh

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Making a special place in the heart of millions of people Padamshree Milkha Singh died in 18th June. The reason of his death was Coronavirus . Milkha Singh and his wife Nirmal Kaur both died due to this virus. Meanwhile Milkha Singh had recovered  from that but the side effect of the virus took away his life. He is commonly known as ‘The flying Sikh’. PERSONAL DETAILS He was born on 20 November 1929 in a Sikh family of Rathore Rajput origin in Govindpura (a village 10 kilo metre away from Muzaffargarh city in Punjab Province, British India, now in Pakistan). MILKHA SINGH'S ACHIVEMENTS  In 1956, Milkha Singh represented India in the 200m and 400m competitions of the Melbourne Olympic Games. In 1958, he sets records for the 200m and 400m  in the national games in the In