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Father of the nation
Born on October 2, 1869, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi has been immortalised in the minds of Indians as the "Father of the Nation".
WORLD OF SCIENCE
Kovalevskaya left Russia to continue her studies.
THE GREAT ONES
Galen's (130 A.D. - 201 A.D.) medical findings influenced western medical science for nearly 15 centuries.
The Young World quiz
The Hindu Young World Quiz series started in 2000 to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Young World supplement. Begun as an interschool, inter city quiz this has become the best known and most widely attended live quizzing ...
Quiz on France
Here is an opportunity to visit France. The Indo-French Centre for the Promotion of Advanced Research (IFCPAR) is organising, with the help of the Government of France and the Government of India, an on-line quiz on October 15. The format of ...
The article about the venomous fish was good. It had well described the range of symptoms caused by the fish and which ultimately leads to death. But the positive side of it was that this poison could be used as a cure for cancer and also as a ...
The articles "Concentration camps" and "The modern student" that appeared in Quest, dt. September 8, leave one wondering what is wrong with today's education system. We old timers were lucky to enjoy a more "rounded" education. We must ...
Pluto, dear Pluto
I was a little worried when I saw on the television that scientists had deposed Pluto from its ninth throne of navagraha. Now the mnemonic "My Very Educated Mother Just Served Us Nine Pizzas" that helped us all remember the order of the ...
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