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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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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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Arunodoy Mondal 70-YO Doctor Treats Patients Free-of-Cost

Arunodoy Mondal: 70-YO Doctor Treats Patients Free-of-Cost

This Indian has been treating patients free-of-cost for over two decades by traveling to Hingalganj, around 90 km from his Kolkata residence, twice a week. Meet Dr. Arunodoy Mondal, who treats 12,000 patients on an average every year and provides them free medicines at a charitable hospital established by him in Hingalganj area in Sundarbans. …

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Dr. Ajit Kumar Mohanty: Director of the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre

Dr. Ajit Kumar Mohanty: Director of the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre

Dr Ajit Kumar Mohanty is a distinguished scientist from Odisha who has worked in several areas of nuclear physics covering collision energy from sub-Coulomb barrier to relativistic regime since the past 36 years. Hailing from a small town, he is the first Odia to become the Union secretary of the Department of Atomic Energy. The …

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Dr. Priya Abraham: Director of ICMR-National Institute of Virology

Dr. Priya Abraham: Director of ICMR-National Institute of Virology

This is the story of Dr. Priya Abraham, an Indian scientist, medical doctor and one of the leading virologists in the country.  When the entire world was battling COVID-19 with full force, this Indian woman scientist was at the forefront of the country’s battle with the virus. From handling the logistics of sending the testing …

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