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Durga Raghunath bids goodbye to Zomato to become digital head of Times of India

Durga Raghunath is to take over as digital head of Times of India, Mirror Brands, Newspoint, Gadgets Now and Etimes, Times Internet has announced.

Jhalakari Bai: An unsung hero of Indian freedom struggle # 1

Jhalakari Bai is referred to in the novel Jhansi ki Rani written in 1951 by B. L. Varma, who created a subplot in his novel about Jhalkaribai. He addressed Jhalkaribai as Koli and an extraordinary soldier in Laxmibai's army.

Ayushmann Khurrana turns Cross Functional Athlete for Abhishek Kapoor’s film

Ayushmann Khurana, who started his career with films like ‘Vicky Donor’ and ‘Shubh Mangal Savadhan’ is now training as a cross-functional athlete for a progressive love story by director Abhishek Kapoor

First Indian woman awarded for peacekeeping

More than 200,000 Indians have served in 49 of the 71 UN peacekeeping missions established around the world since 1948. In 2007, India became the first country to deploy an all-women contingent to a UN peacekeeping mission. But Major Suman Gawani deserves the credit for being the first Indian woman to get the Gender Advocate of the Year Award.

What’s this IAS officer doing at WHO?

Dr Khetrapal Singh is the first Indian as well as the first woman to hold the post of Regional Director at the WHO South-East Asia Region. Dr Poonam Khetrapal, an IAS officer has also served for over two decades as a Joint-Secretary and Secretary Health in Punjab

Gen Rommel – the desert fox

Rommel’s luck ran out when he was implicated in the plot to assassinate Adolf Hitler. But since he was a national hero, Hitler gave him the option to silently eliminate himself or face the firing squad like others.

A better Prime Minister – Nehru or Patel?

Lord Mountbatten the last viceroy firmly believed that Nehru was unfit to rule India and would not be able to handle issues like the partition and departure of the British administration. Even the Congress committees did not support Nehru. This is when Gandhi stepped in and asked Sardar Patel not to contest. Was this a historic blunder? Would Patel have been a better Prime Minister?

The doctor who cures using tender love & care

Swami Narayani nee Dr. Norma -- also called “Mataji” (mother) motivated and inspired Dr. Narayan Savant to spread hope and remove the darkness and pain in the lives of people. Above all, she commanded him to relentlessly “LOVE, SERVE and DEVOTE” his life to serve the society, nature, and humanity.

World’s shortest men!!

Various studies have revealed that most rich, successful and powerful people in the world are expected to be tall, dark and handsome. In our society where appearance makes a big difference, there is a strong bias against short people and being short is considered a liability.

Chiefs of Army Staff – the unusual coincidences

Gen. Naravane is the 3rd officer from Sikh Light Infantry to become Chief of the Indian Army. Prior to this, Gen. V. P. Malik and Gen. Bikram Singh served as the 19th and 25th COAS.

Azam Khan – the spoilt brat of Indian politics

Azam Khan always had a knack of getting into trouble for one reason or another, but this time he seems to have beat himself.

Rules are for fools- an income tax officer who always managed to get into trouble

Today a pacemaker in his heart and diabetes— are the reminders of the turbulent times… the tears he silently shed for no fault of his riding on the roller-coaster journey called life. He atleast has the satisfaction of having lived the good and bad times with his head held high on his chest.

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