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Legacy Never Dies, Mandela Taught us a lot, Now Resting in Peace

Mandela the human who inspired millions, through his words and life. I realized the power of Quotes after reading his quotes of wisdom. He may not be with us anymore, but he left his thoughts and legacy with us! Will never miss him, except the physical presence. Long live in our souls Madiba.

Tribute : U. V. Swaminatha Iyer : Grandfather of Tamil Language

U. V. Swaminatha Iyer (Uttamadhanapuram Venkatasubbaiyer Swaminatha Iyer), 1855–1942 C.E., was a Tamil scholar and researcher who was instrumental in bringing many long-forgotten works of classical Tamil literature to light. His singular effort over five decades brought to light major literary works in Tamil and contributed vastly to the enrichment of its literary heritage. Iyer published over 91 books in his lifetime, on a variety…

Tribute : Shakuntala Devi "Human Computer"

In 1977 in USA she competed with a computer to see who gives the cube root of 188,132,517 faster, she won. That same year, at the Southern Methodist University she was asked to give the 23rd root of a 201-digit number; she answered in 50 seconds. Her answer—546,372,891—was confirmed by calculations done at the U.S. Bureau of Standards by the Univac 1101 computer, for which…

Thanks Meet : Propel Steps – Milestone :) Find your blog listed :)

We take this opportunity to thank you all for your support. We have listed your blogs and wish this helps us know one another. We request you all to accept this as a token of love and gratitude. 🙂 Please share your comments and feel free to let us know your opinion so that we can do even better.  Bloggers…

Tribute : Baba Amte (1914-2008)

Dr Murlidhar Devidas Amte popularly known as Baba Amte, was an Indian social worker and social activist known particularly for his work for the rehabilitation and empowerment of poor people suffering from leprosy. He is the non-medical person in the world who has received maximum medicine related awards. The social activist is best known for the four Ashrams he helped set up in central India — three of…

Inspirational Video : Fight Back

Life constantly challenge us, often with breaking problems. One who fights back always emerges as winners. We tried our level best to pick 33 great people who fought against the odds and won. They inspired us a lot. Hope they inspire you too… Of course there are many legends, we will come back with them in the next video. In…

Gandhi : Complete Life, Rare Documentary and my Views.

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi called fondly as Mahatma by the entire world, had influenced the many lives and the man who shaped India in its past history. The India which had our brotherhood nations Pakistan and Bangladesh as well together. The Man I respect a lot for his sheer honesty and openness on his life, despite of the controversial things around…

Tribute : Norman Borlaug(1914-2009): Prevented a Billion Deaths from Starvation

One would think that saving a billion lives in developing countries, winning the Nobel Peace Prize, and being regarded in many parts of the world as among the leading Americans of this age would be enough to make someone a household name within America. And yet, very few Americans would be able to say who Norman Borlaug is, leave alone…

Tribute : Irena Sendler (1910 – 2008) : Saved 2500 Children!

When Hitler and his Nazis built the Warsaw Ghetto and herded 500,000 Polish Jews behind its walls to await liquidation, many Polish gentiles turned their backs or applauded. Not Irena Sendler. An unfamiliar name to most people, but this remarkable woman defied the Nazis and saved 2,500 Jewish children by smuggling them out of the Warsaw Ghetto. As a health worker, she sneaked the children out between 1942 and…

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