Third Indian Noble Prize Winner: Mother Teresa

Mother Teresa

Mother Teresa (DOB-DOD: 1910-1997)

  • Nobel Prize for Peace in Year: 1979
  • Field or Subject:Peace
  • Mother Teresa was awarded Nobel Peace Prize because she dedicated her life to the sick and hungry people. Her simple message was “the poor must know that we love them.”
  • More than 2 million sick people were treated by mobile dispensaries and clinics by her.
  • At the age of eighteen she left her parental home in Skopje and joined the Sisters of Loreto, an Irish community of nuns with missions in India.
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Second Indian Noble Prize Winner: Sir C. V. Raman

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Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman (DOB-DOD: 1888-1970)

  • Nobel Prize for physics in Year: 1930
  • Field or Subject: Science
  • He was the first Asian scientist to win the Nobel Prize.
  • He made massive contributions to vibration, sound, musical instruments, ultrasonic, diffraction, photo electricity, colloidal particles, X-ray diffraction, magnetron, dielectrics and the Raman Effect for which he was able to draw Noble Prize in 1930.
  • He worked on the scattering of light.

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First Indian Olympics Medalist : Norman Pritchard in 1900

Norman Pritchard

Norman Pritchard – India’s first Olympic Medalist

Pritchard was the first Indian-born athlete to participate in the Olympic Games. He was also the first athlete from India and first athlete representing an Asian nation to win an Olympic medal.[3] He won two silver medals at the 1900 Summer Olympics in Paris, coming second in the 200 metres behind Walter Tewksbury of the United States and second in the 200 metres hurdles behind the legendary Alvin Kraenzlein, also of the United States. He reached the final of the 110 metres hurdles, but did not finish, and also participated in the 60 metres and 100 metres sprints, in which he failed to qualify for the finals. … more click here

 

What Do You Want Your Life to Be About ?

“Nobody can go back and start a new beginning,

but anyone can start today and make a new ending.”

— Maria Robinson

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First Indian Nobel Prize Winner : Rabindranath Tagore

Rabindranath Tagore – The Nobel Prize in Literature 1913

Rabindranath-Tagore

The celebrated Indian poet, musician, and painter, Rabindranath Tagore was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature for “his profoundly sensitive, fresh and beautiful verse”. Rabindranath Tagore also called the Bard of Bengal and Gurudev, Tagore was one of the greatest literary figures of India. He composed the national anthems of India and Bangladesh and the national anthem of Sri Lanka is believed to have been inspired from his poetry. Tagore’s songs, poetry, novels, and essays are now cult classics.

Thought of Day – 13/APR/2017

 

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Time flows in the same way for all human beings;
every human being flows through time in a different way.”
~ Yasunari Kawabata

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