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A Step Towards the Goal of Good Governance

Issue 06 Persona

Sushasan Diwas or Good Governance Day is celebrated to commemorate the birth anniversary of Bharat Ratna recipient and former Indian Prime Minister, late Atal Bihari Vajpayee, on December 25 every year. In 2021, the Government of....

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Shankar Dheda

The spirit of revolution

Issue 04, 2021 Persona

In 2003, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who was the then Chief Minister of Gujarat, had brought back the ashes of Indian freedom fighter Shyamji Krishna Varma and his wife Bhanumati ....

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Shrabasti Anindita Mallik

The legend soars

Issue 03, 2021 Persona

Milkha Singh (November 20, 1929 – June 18, 2021) was more than just a sprinter of international repute. He won India’s first gold medal at the Commonwealth Games of 1958 in 400 m - the only male Indian sprinter to hold the ho....

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Dr Padmanabh K Joshi Divya Arora

A man ahead of his time

Issue 03, 2021 Persona

Widely known as the ‘father of the Indian space programme’ Dr Vikram Ambalal Sarabhai was an award-winning scientist, industrialist and innovator, who helped establish the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), and led it....

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Dheeraj Kumar Singh

India’s Atom man

Issue 01, 2021 Persona

The history and evolution of the Indian atomic energy programme is synonymous with the life of Dr Homi Jehangir Bhabha. Often referred to as the father of India’s atomic energy programme, Dr Bhabha had a prodigious persona and ....

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Amitava Nag

The man behind Apu

Issue 06, 2020 Persona

It was August 9, 1958. The place was Beleghata CIT Road, Calcutta (not Kolkata yet). Academy Award recipient Satyajit Ray was shooting the third part of his Apu trilogy, Apur Sansar (The W....

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Suman Doonga

Notes to remember

Issue 05, 2020 Persona

Pandit Jasraj needs no introduction. One of the most accomplished vocalists of Hindustani classical music of the north Indian style, he was known for his soul-stirring voice and multi-octave range. With his demise on August 17, a....

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