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Dhyan Chand
A man of few words, Dhyan Chand could make a hockey stick talk as no other player could. He was called the wizard of hockey, and each time he played, he mesmerised the world with his ...[read more]

 Featured Political Personality
Valangaiman Sankaranarayana Srinivasa Sastri
Sastri was born of poor priest parents, in Valangaiman in Thanjavur in South India. He began his career as a schoolmaster, but his interest in public causes and his powers of oratory ...[read more]

 Featured Philosopher
Mother Teresa
Daughter of an Albanian grocer, she went to Ireland in 1928 to join the Institute of the Blessed Virgin Mary, sailing, only six weeks later, to India as a teacher. She subsequently re...[read more]

 Featured Scientist
Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar
Born in Lahore, nephew of Sir Chandrasekhar Venkata Raman (CV Raman), who won the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1930. Chandrasekhar was educated at Presidency College, at the Uni...[read more]


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