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Shakuntala Devi strove to simplify maths for students

The Hindu Photo Library Shankuntala Devi TOPICS Among her distinctions was her ability to, given a date in the last century, mentally ascertain the day. The human computer, mental calculator, math whiz Shakuntala Devi passed away here early ... The Hindu, 1 month ago

Lok adalat seals job for widow

Ranchi, Jan. 10: Shakuntala Devi's five-year-long legal battle to get herself a job in a PSU on compassionate grounds came to an end today after Chief Jusitce of Jharkhand High Court Virender Singh took up her case at a lok adalat in the state capital and ...
 The Telegraph1 month ago

Kashi, Vrindavan widows shun gloom, play Holi in Agra

Varanasi: It was unimaginable for them even to think about colours in their forlorn and colourless life, not to speak of enjoying Holi revelry in public. Shunning the gloom they took 'gulal' in hand to express their emotions suppressed for years in ...
 Times of India24 minutes ago
Calcutta Telegraph

Supporters to miss Lalu's unique style

Lalu Prasad at an earlier Holi celebration in Patna Think of boisterous Holi celebrations and Lalu Prasad's inimitable style of kapdaphaar (cloth-tearing) celebrations would come to one's mind. But Lalu's followers would miss out on the ...
 Calcutta Telegraph18 hours ago

Samples of five more sent to Lucknow

KANPUR: Samples of saliva and blood of five suspected patients of swine flu were sent to SGPGI and KGMU in Lucknow on Thursday. Deputy CMO, Dr Arvind Yadav informed that the saliva samples of Vinod Kumar Tiwari, Utkarsh Dubey, Shakuntala Devi, ...
 Times of India1 week ago
Indian Express

Second time at Ramlila Maidan: Hope overrides their doubts

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal. Many at Ramlila Maidan on Saturday had a sense of deja-vu. The calender pages may have turned a full year and a month, but other than that everything else was the same as it was then — the venue, the man they came to ...
 Indian Express2 weeks ago

AAP warns civic poll candidates in clear sign of revival near Chandigarh

BATHINDA: If there were any doubts about AAP's resurgence in Punjab since the Delhi assembly election results, they were put to rest in the most unique manner. On Friday, AAP warned independent candidates not to project themselves as party ...
 Times of India2 weeks ago

The Social Observatory Field Notes: Documenting the stories of Self-Help Group (SGH) leaders

Location: Sarfuddinpur, Bihar December 2014 In June this year, I was in Sarfuddinpur, a village in Muzaffarpur district in north-central Bihar. This was my tenth round of qualitative data collection in this village and I wanted to document the ...
 World Bank2 weeks ago

Lest we forget...

The Begum Qudsia Zaidi Theatre Festival is a reminder to cherish and respect those who helped theatre stand tall At the Begum Qudsia Zaidi's centenary celebration at Urduwallah Mehfil last month, writer-director Javed Siddiqui emphasised ...
 DNA India2 weeks ago

2 injured in road mishap

JAMMU, Feb 1: Two members of a family sustained injuries when the vehicle they were travelling in met with an accident near Nanake Chak in Vijaypur on Sunday. According to police reports, the injured Virender Kumar and Shakuntala Devi, both ...
 Kashmir Times1 month ago
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