Mumbai's Santosh Gaikwad is on a mission to preserve India's wildlife for future generations, says Nikita Puri.Photographs: Hitesh Harisinghani/Rediff.com Two years ago, minutes before a flight to Mumbai took off from Delhi, the airline crew announced that a 'Dr Santosh Gaikwad' was required to approach them immediately. "I instantly knew it was about my bags," says Dr Gaikwad, 42. In a hurry to catch his flight after a long trip from Nainital, Dr Gaikwad had checked in two bags. "There was a ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Think Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro), think Vikram Sarabhai, Satish Dhawan, G Madhavan Nair, Rodham Narsimha and a host of geniuses. They build on an earlier generation of scientists who worked to push India’s space frontiers, men who came to ...The Financial Chronicle, 3 days ago
May 31, 1893 is unarguably a historic day. On this date, two great Indians and visionaries — Swami Vivekananda and Jamsetji Tata — sailed together on a ship from Japan to the US. Both, whose lives would ultimately impact millions of their ...The Financial Chronicle, 2 weeks ago
Heading Crisil would have been the peak of most people's professional lives.But Roopa Kudva felt that was the right time to change tracks.She tells Anjuli Bhargava about how she embraced a whole new learning experience at the Omidyar Network. IMAGE: Roopa Kudva. Photograph: Kind courtesy Omidyar.com. At 50, Roopa Kudva decided it was time to change tracks. She had been the CEO of Crisil for eight years and had been with the organisation for 23 years (since 1992). She had earned more money ...Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
Barack Obama has given his farewell speech on 10 January, not just to those in Chicago, but to the whole wide world. He's vacating the White House so the President-Elect, a certain someone named Donald Trump can takeover as the next President of the United ...catchnews.com, 1 month ago Obama's farewell speech had 'democracy' 22 times. Probably because, Trump catchnews.com, 1 month ago
'Put cricket, first and foremost, at the centre of every decision you take.''The bottom line must always be the sport that we love.'Rahul Dravid as eloquent as always in his M A K Pataudi Memorial Lecture. IMAGE: Former India captain Rahul Dravid delivers the Pataudi Memorial Lecture in New Delhi in December 2015. Good evening... Thank you to the BCCI for asking me to deliver the Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi Memorial Lecture this year, instituted in memory of one of the great leaders of Indian ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
While the Kashmir Valley appears to be calm for now after months of curfew, it could very well be a lull before the storm. That is what it the new report of the Concerned Citizens Group led by senior BJP leader and former Union Minister Yashwant Sinha, which ...catchnews.com, 1 month ago
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