When Anandibai Joshi returned to India from the United States in 1886, she became the first Indian woman to earn a degree in western medicine. Undeterred by the vociferous opposition from the orthodox Hindu society she belonged to, Joshi went all alone to study in Woman’s Medical College of Pennsylvania. Her husband stood by her. On her return, she was given a hero’s welcome and...
One of the blockbuster announcements of this year’s railway budget was the bullet train. To be constructed with international collaboration, the bullet train is expected to run at about 300kmph and will operate ... »
It is unfortunate that one of India’s finest tennis players has played the last professional match of his career and is yet to be accorded the kind of hero’s farewell, which he so richly deserves, by ... »
Sushma Swaraj is concerned about the balanced development of her twin ministries. While the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) is making headlines for the right reasons, the Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs (MOIA) ... »
Kings are seldom forgotten. History revolves around them. It helps that they probably have a lot to do with the writing of it. Rajaram of Kohlapur isn’t probably one of them. Even Google doesn’t really ... »