Category archives for: Eminent Indians

Here lies one who spared neither men nor God: Khushwant Singh

Kushwant Singh (2 February 1915 – 20 March 2014) was an Indian columnist, novelist, writer and a journalist. Excerpts from Kushwant Singh’s book: ‘The Low-down on life, death & most things in-between.” Penguin Death is rarely spoken about in our homes. I wonder why. Especially when each of us knows that death has to come, […]

Saroj Kumar Jha, IIT Kanpur Alumnus appointed to key position in World Bank

              Washington: Saroj Kumar Jha has been appointed to a key position in the World Bank with President Jim Young Kim assigning him a role to provide strategic leadership to address the challenge of fragility, conflict and violence. An alumnus of Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, Jha till last week […]

IIT-Delhi Alumnus Indian American to head Cornell’s New Business College

Dean Soumitra Dutta New York: Soumitra Dutta, an alumnus of the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, will become the dean of the prestigious Cornell University’s new College of Business to be established during the 2016-17 academic year as a world-class centre of teaching and research for business management and entrepreneurship. Mr Dutta is currently the […]

Holi Hullad Charity Night collects funds for 350 eye cataract operations!

    Rekha Rajvanshi watches as senior Mrs Tolani, Chandru Tolani’s mum lights diya on the night. Chandru donated 101 Cataract eye operations. By Neena Badhwar Philanthropy ‘is a desire to improve the welfare of humanity’. In Australia, philanthropic collections amount to around $11 billion annually and volunteers contribute some 836 million hours annually, according […]

Ratan Tata to be awarded honorary degree by UNSW

The University of New South Wales will honour the outstanding achievements of Mr Ratan Tata, Chairman of the Tata Group – India’s largest corporation – with the degree of Doctor of Business honoris causa on November 27. Named as one of India’s most powerful people, Mr Tata is an internationally respected corporate leader and philanthropist. […]

“Don’t try to be a Master son, just be a student”

  Zakir Hussain in live concert in Sydney on October 21 By Lokesh Varma   Interviewing Ustad Zakir Hussain is a rare treat, the answers in soft American burr being insightful and full of candour and wit. This is no wonder as Ustad Zakir Hussain is universally acknowledged as a virtuoso, composer and percussionist whose […]

Indian TEDS are amazing!

[youtube 7NylRpcE3Oc] Abhishek Bhardwaj is a senior undergraduate at NSIT. Abhishek has waded into the deep waters of sensing, embedded Systems and sensor Networks. His interests revolve around the central theme of creating low cost solutions in fields such as healthcare and efficient energy management for developing regions. At TEDxNSIT he will demonstrate a project-in-progress […]

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