Month: January 2024

Priyanshi Somani: India's Youngest Human Calculator

Priyanshi Somani: India’s Youngest Human Calculator

Priyanshi Somani has an incredible ability to create mathematical puzzles and competitive games in her mind to stay occupied and creative. Playing with numbers is pure fun for her, and this approach towards mathematics has given her a completely distinctive ability to accomplish any mathematical calculations within a few minutes. Meet the 11 years old …

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Ashutosh Mukherjee: Banglar Bagh (Tiger of Bengal)

Ashutosh Mukherjee: Banglar Bagh (Tiger of Bengal)

He was known as “Banglar Bagh,” meaning the “Tiger of Bengal” for his high self-esteem, courage, and academic integrity. Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was the first student to be awarded a dual degree (MA in Mathematics and Physics) from Calcutta University and today’s story is about his contribution to science and education in India. Ashutosh Mukherjee …

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Mrutyunjay Mohapatra: The Cyclone Man of India

Mrutyunjay Mohapatra: The Cyclone Man of India

Meet the ‘Cyclone Man of India’ whose accuracy in cyclone forecast saved millions of lives in India. Dr. Mrutyunjay Mohapatra, the chief of the India Meteorological Department (IMD)  has earned praise for his accurate forecasts of cyclones, their wind speed and their likely impact on life and property including during the recent cyclone ‘Fani’ when …

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ISI/CMI vs IIT

ISI/CMI vs IIT

When it comes to pursuing higher education in India, three institutions often come to mind: the Indian Statistical Institute (ISI), the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), and the Chennai Mathematical Institute (CMI). These institutions have gained prominence for their rigorous academic programs and exceptional faculty. However, choosing the right institution can be a daunting task, …

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Licypriya Kangujam_ Child Environmental Activist from India

Licypriya Kangujam: Child Environmental Activist from India

Meet one of the youngest climate activists globally, who addressed the world leaders at the United Nations Climate Conference 2019 at the age of 12 years only. Licypriya Kangujam, also known as the ‘Greta of India’ has been championing her cause since six-years-old to protect, preserve and nurture our environment by fighting the climate change. …

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