Miss India Earth 2010 Nicole Faria has made India proud by winning the 2010 Miss Earth crown. The 10th edition of the Miss Earth beauty pageant was held in Vinpearl Land, Nha Trang, Vietnam on December 4, 2010. Miss Puerto Rico Yeidy Bosquez was announced Miss Earth Fire and Miss Ecuador Jennifer Pazmino won the Miss Earth Air title. … More India’s Nicole Faria is Miss Earth 2010
It is the kind of stuff fairy tales are made of. From being raised by a single mother who was a government teacher, studying in a government school in the suburbs of Chennai and graduating from a college in rural Tamil Nadu to winning the most prestigious Breuer award for research in Alzheimer’s disease at the age … More Rags to Riches story of Lawrence Rajendran
It’s been a while since I have been to one of those feel good kind of events. So it was rather refreshing when the Princess of Africa shared her rags-to-riches story that has inspired a lot of people. One of the first South African artists to break through to the international stage, Yvonne Chaka Chaka … More Princess of Africa’s rags- to- riches story an inspiration to all
US-based Indian origin researcher Shuvo Roy has created the world’s first implantable artificial kidney. What’s sensational about Roy’s creation is that the organ, no larger than a coffee cup, will be able to mimic the kidney’s most vital functions like filtering toxins out of the bloodstream, regulate blood pressure and produce the all- important vitamin D. … More US-based Indian creates first artificial kidney
Four months ago he had been to sardar patel’s house in karamsad. the trip moved him, and albert jasani decided to put up the biggest-ever statue of the iron man of india in the us. for a man who was born on the street, slept on pavements at times without food, and used to sell … More Motel tycoon Jasani used to sleep on pavements
Mamtha Poojary is the unlikely diva of a rural sport. The kabaddi gold tells her tale. With the imposing Agumbe ghat for a backdrop, Hermunde village in Karnataka’s Udupi district is the picture of rustic splendour. The 5-km road, that stretches from the neighbouring town of Ajekar is barely motorable – bumpy and strewn with … More Mamtha Poojary is the unlikely diva of a rural sport. The kabaddi gold tells her tale.
Ashwini Akkunji, Preeja Sreedharan, Vikas Krishan, Joseph Abraham. If there’s a common thread in their stories of success, it is that they are from towns which many can’t place on India’s map. What is it that makes them such winners? Two years ago, most people would have been nonplussed if they were asked to locate … More Achievers from small towns