24Mar 2014

Holi, the festival of Colours is celebrated in different corners of India with pomp and gaiety on full moon day in the month of Phalgun which is the month of March as per the Gregorian calendar. We all are also aware of the Legend of demon King Hiranyakashyap and his son Prahlad and sister Holika. […]

14Mar 2014

My dear friend, if you are born on March 14, then you are lucky enough to share your birthday with the great physicist Albert Einstein. He was born on the date in 1879. We all know about his theory of Relativity’, perhaps the most famous equation till date E = mc2, the Mass Energy equivalence.  He […]

08Mar 2014

While working with NCSM, a science communication organization, I thought to explore information about Indian women in Science and Technology on this International Women’s Day. Suddenly some of the names like Dr. Indira Hinduja, Kiran Majumdar Shaw and Kalpana Chawla flashed in my mind but I was willing to have some more names. I got […]

28Feb 2014

You might be aware that 28th February is celebrated as National Science Day in India but do you know why and for what the day is celebrated as National Science Day. I am also sure you must have heard about celebrated Indian Scientist Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman. On this day in 1928, he discovered a […]

03Sep 2013

Can anyone steal your days? You don’t believe it, but it happened in September 1752. How it happened, here it goes- In 1752, the day of 3 September never happened in Britain, nor the next 10 dates. The Roman era Julian Calendar, had become 11 days out of step from the solar cycle.Britain and its […]

02Sep 2013

आजकल टीवी पर अभिनेता सैफ अली खान का एक विज्ञापन आता है, जिसमें एक पिज्जा बॉय को पैसे देने के लिए उनके कहने भर से घर में ही लगी एक मशीन से पैसे उड़-उड़ कर निकलने लगते हैं। फिर एक टैग लाइन आती है-‘बड़े आराम से’। इस विज्ञापन को कुछ मज़ाकिया अंदाज़ मे पेश किया […]

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