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Pilavullakandi Thekkeparambil Usha
Ask Pilavullakandi Thekkeparambil Usha what difference one-hundredth of a second can make to one's life. The 'Payyoli Express' learnt her lesson the hard way when she was edged out by...[read more]

 Featured Political Personality
Yashwant Sinha
Born in Patna in 1937, Yaswant did his masters from Patna University in 1958. Thereafter he became a teacher of Political Science, a job he continued till 1960, when he was selected f...[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]

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Monkombu Sambasivan Swaminathan
In the '60s, as a cytogeneticist and administrator of the Indian Agricultural Research Institute, he made major scientific advances, pioneering solutions to major agricultural problem...[read more]


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