Do your best and leave the rest to God says 17-year-old Jaiben

Jaiben George has many feats to his credit and the most notable one is topping the entrance exam for admission to the All India  Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), 45,000 students competed for 72 seats in 2009. His mantras are simple: faith in God, a focus on the present and complete dedication to studies. If … More Do your best and leave the rest to God says 17-year-old Jaiben

This IAS topper chose rural India over Harvard

A doctor by profession, Karthik Adapa gave up scholarships to Harvard and Cambridge to join the Indian Administrative Services. Thinking beyond marks, appreciating the value of each subject and teaching these very subjects to students during his preparation helped him ace the exam. Now stationed at Ranikhet, a small town in Uttarakhand [ Images ], Karthik … More This IAS topper chose rural India over Harvard

Olga Kurylenko – New Bond girl comes from humble beginnings!

Olga Kurylenko, the model and actress who stars in the upcoming James Bond movie, began acting by playing Santa Claus’ young wife in a school play in her Ukrainian hometown. Teachers remember Kurylenko, the 28-year-old brunette who charms 007 in “Quantum of Solace,” for the determination, drive and luck that turned her into a Bond … More Olga Kurylenko – New Bond girl comes from humble beginnings!

Jimmy White: How I beat testicular cancer

Jimmy ‘Whirlwind’ White has reached six world snooker championship finals – and lost them all. Yet he remains the game’s most popular player. And, healthwise, he has faced testicular cancer -and won. Born in a prefab in Balham, South-West London, Jimmy, 39, and his Irish wife Maureen, 40, have five children. They now live in … More Jimmy White: How I beat testicular cancer