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Stephen Hawking dies at 76


Stephen Hawking, a theoretical physicist and author of bestselling books died on 14th March (2018) at his home in Cambridge. He was 76.                      Stephen Hawking did research on general relativity and black holes. He wrote several popular science books including A Brief History of Time. In 1963, at the age

Pakistan’s iron lady Asma Jehangir passes away

Pakistan’s iron lady Asma Jehangir passes away

She was special. She was an icon, an apostle of courage, honesty and justice. She was an inspiration. She has faded leaving her mark on the posterity to think beyond self and act on real ground to fight injustice.   Asma Jehangir passed away on February 11, 2017 at the age

Rajiv Kumar: New NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman

Rajiv Kumar: New NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman

Economist Dr. Rajiv Kumar has been appointed (August 5, 2017) as the new Vice-Chairman of the government think tank NITI Aayog. Present vice-chairman Arvind Panagariya had stepped down earlier this month. The Columbia University professor will be returning to the U.S. to rejoin academia.  Dr. Vinod Paul, pediatrician at AIIMS,

India’s Hockey legend Mohammad Shahid breathed his last


The 56-year-old, who was battling kidney and liver problems, breathed his last on July 20, 2016 at a Gurgaon hospital. He was part of the Vasudevan Baskaran-led Indian team that clinched the gold medal at the 1980 Moscow Olympics. India’s hockey legend Mohammad Shahid was one of the greatest players of