Category: Today’s Special

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Google Doodle Shows Prof Rao Placing A Satellite In Its Orbit On His Birthday

Renowned Indian professor and scientist Udupi Ramachandra Rao popularly known as “India’s Satellite Man” turns 89 today. And Google is celebrating his birthday with a Doodle to highlight the commendable work done by Professor Rao, who died in 2017.

Life of Udupi Ramachandra Rao

Born in Karnataka on 10th March 1932, Prof Rao started his work as a protégé of Dr Vikram Sarabhai, the father of India’s space program. After completing his doctorate, Prof Rao joined NASA as a professor and conducted experiments on Pioneer and Explorer space probes.

In 1966, Prof Rao returned to India to work on an extensive high energy astronomy program at the Physical Research Laboratory. In 1972, he spearheaded India’s satellite program. Also, he was instrumental in developing and supervising over 20 satellites including India’s first satellite – Aryabhata. In 1975, India launched its first satellite that transformed the rural landscape of the country by boosting communication and meteorological services.

His biggest contribution to the nation

Development of Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) technology is the biggest contribution of Prof Rao in the field of space research. PSLV has launched … Read the rest

International Women’s Day

11 Women That Made The World Proud On International Women’s Day

Women are dominating every field but some women are simple outstanding due to their achievements against all odds. Here’re 11 such women that dominated fields that are hitherto dominated by men.

Tashnuva Anan Shishir

She’s first-ever transgender to become a newsreader in a private new channel in Bangladesh, Boishakhi TV. And she’ll start reading news from 8th March.

Mary Jackson

First Black engineer in NASA, Mary Jackson advocated for equity in the discipline that white men have dominated historically. NASA renamed its Washington, DC headquarters after Mary W. Jackson to honor its woman engineer. She received this honor posthumously.

Claire Polosak

She became the first woman umpire to officiate in a men’s ODI and in a men’s Test. She was an umpire in India vs Australia first Test in Sydney.

Bhawana Kanth

Flight lieutenant Bhawana Kanth became the first woman fighter pilot to take part in R-Day parade. She showcased mock-ups of the light combat aircraft, light combat helicopter and the Sukhoi-30 fighter plane on Indian Air Force’s (IAF’s) tableau.

Chloé Zhao

She became the first Asian woman, after nearly … Read the rest

World Wildlife Day 2021

Revisiting Famous Personalities Of Man Vs Wild On World Wildlife Day 2021

Today the world is celebrating the World Wildlife Day 2021 by admiring the nature and cherishing the varied species both plants and animals that make our ecosystem. Bear Grylls is the person that comes to mind when we talk about nature. Let’s see the famous personalities that walked the nature with Bear Grylls.

Narendra Modi

Narendra Modi took Bear Grylls to Jim Corbett in India where the duo crossed a dangerous river and discussed sweet neem (curry leaves). Also, Bear Grylls displayed how to squeeze water from elephant excreta.

Barack Obama

In 2015, Barack Obama took Bear Grylls to the Alaskan wilderness in the show Running Wild With Bear Gryll. The highlight of the show was Obama taking a bite of are salmon already half-eaten by the animal bear.

Akshay Kumar

The B-town actor took his Khiladi instinct are notch higher in the Man Vs Wild Show with host Bear Grylls. Both the host and the guest were equal in fitness, agility and fearless persona.

Nick Jonas

The handsome singer-songwriter revealed are totally different side of his personality while raiding … Read the rest

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PM Modi Takes The Home-Grown Covaxin Jab At AIIMS

In a bid to boost vaccination drive against COVID-19 and to send a message to states going to elections in March-April, Prime Minister Narendra Modi took a jab of the home-grown Covaxin developed by Bharat Biotech and the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR).

What did PM Modi say after taking the vaccine?

PM Modi praised the doctors and scientists by saying that they had done a remarkable job by strengthening the global fight against COVID-19 in a short time. He urged people over 60 and over 45 with illnesses to take vaccine jabs. His message was “Together, let us make India COVID-19 free,”. He even tweeted his picture of taking the jab.

What was the message to electorates?

PM Modi was wearing a gamcha from Assam and the nurses – Rosamma Anil and P Niveda – who administered the jab were from Kerala and Puducherry respectively. The officials said that the gamcha was symbolic of blessings from the women of Assam.

PM Modi visited AIIMS with no route diversion

Earlier in the day, PM Modi was taken to AIIMS for vaccination but no route … Read the rest

World-NGO-Day

How Is 27th February Related To World NGO Day?

Every year 27th February is celebrated as World NGO Day with an objective to highlight the good work done by NGOs or non-profit organizations across the globe. There are millions of organizations involved in betterment of society through education, culture, science, medical and helping the poor and downtrodden. And citizens of the civil society need to know about the good work done by these non-profit groups.

History of the World NGO Day?

The World NGO Day was first observed in February 24, 2010 when the Baltic Sea NGO Forum Council of the Baltic Sea States in Lithuania received official recognition. But the first World NGO Day was celebrated in 2014 in Helsinki, the capital of Finland.

What is the objective of the World NGO Day?

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Objective of the World NGO Day is to educate people about the importance of these organizations by highlighting their work. Also, the NGOs want to attract attention of the civil society and the governments on the issues they often face in discharge of their duties.

How is the World NGO Day celebrated?

The World NGO Day is celebrated across the … Read the rest

Kiss-Day-2021

Kiss Day 2021: Messages That Kiss

Seventh day of the Valentine week is Kiss Day. And the best way to enhance your feeling of kissing your lover is to send him/her a beautiful message that carries warmth of kiss and true feeling of love.

With just one day to go for the Valentine’s Day, lovers across the globe are celebrating Kiss Day by exchanging quotes, texts, and images on WhatsApp, Facebook, and other platforms.

A message can truly reveal your feelings and let your lover being kissed in a unique way. And, if, you’re still looking for a beautiful message to sent then take one from here….

Wishes & Messages

• Kissing you right on your lips is the best feeling of my life. Happy Kiss Day!

• With a love-filled heart, I wanna wish you a Happy Kiss Day!

• I feel right when you are by my side and I miss you when you don’t kiss me. Happy Kiss Day baby!

• Kiss is the purest form of love, Happy Kiss Day!

• A peck of kiss by you every morning brightens up my … Read the rest