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Vashisht Narayan Singh: One forgotten mathematics legend of India

Vashisht Narayan Singh: One forgotten mathematics legend of India

| June 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

A legendary name when it comes to numbers, Vashisht Narayan Singh is someone who has dedicated his life and soul to the academia of this country. A Mathematician by profession, Vashisht is a pool of talent when it comes to numbers and calculations. Many know him due to his sheer dedication towards the subject but […]

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Jagjivan Ram

Jagjivan Ram

| November 5, 2011 | 0 Comments

Babu Jagjivan Ram (5 April 1908 – 6 July 1986), known popularly as Babuji, was a freedom fighter and a social reformer hailing from the scheduled castes of Bihar in India. He was from the Chamar caste and was a leader for his community.  He was instrumental in foundation of the ‘All-India Depressed Classes League’, an organization dedicated to attaining equality for untouchables, […]

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Jayaprakash Narayan

Jayaprakash Narayan

| November 5, 2011 | 0 Comments

Jayaprakash Narayan (11 October 1902 – 8 October 1979), widely known as JP Narayan, Jayaprakash, or Loknayak, was an Indian independence activist and political leader, remembered especially for leading the opposition to Indira Gandhi in the 1970s and for giving a call for peaceful Total Revolution. His biography, Jayaprakash, was written by his nationalist friend and an eminent writer of Hindi literature, Ramavriksha Benipuri. In 1998, […]

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Anugrah Narayan Sinha

Anugrah Narayan Sinha

| November 5, 2011 | 2 Comments

Dr. Anugrah Narayan Sinha (18 June 1887 – 5 July 1957), known as Bihar Vibhuti, was an Indian statesman who was the first Deputy Chief Minister cum Finance Minister of the Indian state of Bihar (1946–1957). He was also a Member of the Constituent Assembly of India, which was elected to write the Constitution of India and served in its first Parliament as an independent nation. He also held a range of […]

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Krishna Sinha

Krishna Sinha

| November 5, 2011 | 0 Comments

Sri Krishna Sinha (Singh) (Sri Babu) (1887–1961), known as Bihar Kesari, was the first Chief Minister of the Indian state of Bihar (1946–1961). Along with the nationalists Dr. Rajendra Prasad and Dr. Anugrah Narayan Sinha, Sinha is regarded among the Architects of Modern Bihar. Barring the war years(Second World War 1939–1945), Sinha was chief minister of Bihar from the time of the first Congress Ministry in 1937 […]

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Rajendra Prasad

Rajendra Prasad

| November 5, 2011 | 0 Comments

Dr. Rajendra Prasad (3 December 1884 – 28 February 1963) was an Indian politician and educator. He was one of the architects of the Indian Republic, having drafted its first constitution and serving as the first president of independent India (26 January 1950 – 13 May 1962).Rajendra Prasad is the only president in India till now who was elected […]

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Babu Kunwar Singh

Babu Kunwar Singh

| November 5, 2011 | 0 Comments

Veer Kunwar Singh (1777–1858), one of the leaders of the Indian rising of 1857 belonged to a royal PARMAR Kshatriya (Rajput) house of Jagdispur, currently a part of Bhojpur district, Bihar state, India. At the age of 80 years, during India’s First War of Independence (1857), he actively led a select band of armed soldiers against the troops under the command of the East India Company, and also […]

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Gonu Jha

Gonu Jha

| November 5, 2011 | 0 Comments

Gonu Jha was a Maithili Brahmin from Mithila. His story is very famous throughout the Mithila region, like that of Akbar and Birbal in north India or Tenaliram. Gonu Jha was known to be very intelligent, and he used his mind to solve problems created by others.

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Samudragupta

Samudragupta

| November 3, 2011 | 0 Comments

Samudragupta, ruler of the Gupta Empire (c. AD 335 – 375), and successor to Chandragupta I, is considered to be one of the greatest military geniuses in Indian history according to Historian V. A. Smith. His name is taken to be a title acquired by his conquests (Samudra referring to the ‘oceans’). Samudragupta the Great is believed to have been his […]

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Pusyamitra Sunga

Pusyamitra Sunga

| November 3, 2011 | 0 Comments

Pusyamitra Sunga (died 151 BCE, r. 185–151 BCE) was the founder and first King of the Sunga Dynasty in Northern India. Pusyamitra Sunga was originally a Senapati (General) of the Mauryan empire. In 185 BCE he assassinated the last Mauryan Emperor (Brhadrata) during an army review, and proclaimed himself King. He then performed the Ashwamedha Yajna and brought much of Northern India under […]

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