People Archive

Bold Gesture of a Pakistani Pilot: “I wished that I would return without firing a shot”

A Pakistan Air Force pilot has sent a condolence message to the daughter of the pilot of the Indian aircraft he downed.

Hindi Cinema’s Fallen Stars

This is the story of film stars who suddenly become dismal flops and remain forgotten destined to the fringes of the film industry, living

Dashrath Majhi: Moving a Mountain to Pave a Road

This is the incredible story of Dashrath Majhi who single handedly chiseled a hill for twenty two years to open up a road

Man Who Almost Won India her First Nobel Prize in Medicine

Editor’s Note: A man could be seen spending many a nights over six years peering into a microscope, heating chemicals, mixing them, testing and

House of Henry Derozio: The Man Who Taught Indians to Ask the Question “WHY”

The house of Henry Vivian Derozio was identified by chance when Shri SHakti Sadan Mukherjee was looking through the title deeds of Calcutta Municipal

Suhasini Biswas: A Prisoner of War in Conversation with Tagore

This is a story of how Tagore's Gitanjali helped an Indian woman PoW in World War II to survive the ordeals of detention

A Dinosaur named Tagore

The ISI geologists in 1961 excavated a dinosaur skeleton which they christened Barapasaurus tagorei after Rabindranath Tagore

Dear Dr Raghuram Rajan

A Ten Year Old Girl Writes a Letter to the RBI Governor and gets back a reply

Rao Tula Ram: Subhash Chandra Bose from Haryana

There is uncanny similarity between Rao Tula Ram, the hero of Haryana and Subhash Chandra Bose, read on and be amazed

Barun Biswas: A Martyr India Knew Too Late

This is the story of Barun Biswas , a school teacher, who single handedly taught a whole town to oppose gang rapists

Reason Across the Enemy Line: Vikarna, the Unheralded Hero of Mahabharata

  It is seldom that one hears a voice of reason from enemy lines. One such rare personality was Vikarna, the younger brother of

Extraordinary Professor: JJ Thomson and his Nobel Prize Factory

Editor’s Note: Between 1884 and 1919 an earnest looking Professor along with a bunch of talented research students in a rather underfunded Cavendish laboratory