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Who was Taanaji Malusare?

Taanaji Malusare is most popularly remembered for the Battle of Sinhagad in 1670 where he fought against Mughal fort keeper Udaybhan Rathore, a formidable Rajput warrior, until his last breath, which paved the way for a Maratha victory.

Who is Prateek Hajela?

Prateek Hajela, a native of Madhya Pradesh, is a 1995-batch IAS officer of the Assam-Meghalaya cadre with B.Tech in Electronics from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi.

Abhijit Banerjee: MIT professor whose work on poverty alleviation won him a Nobel

Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee, 58, was educated at the University of Calcutta, Jawaharlal Nehru University and Harvard University, where he received his Ph.D in 1988.

Who is Abiy Ahmed Ali?

Born in 1976 in the Jimma region of western Ethiopia, Abiy is a son of a Muslim father and Christian mother. While still a teenager, Abiy was reportedly a part of the resistance movement against the "Red Terror" regime of Ethiopia's Mengistu Haile Mariam.

Meet Ridhima Pandey, the Indian girl who has petitioned UN against climate crisis

"I want a better future. I want to save my future. I want to save our future. I want to save the future of all the children and all people of future generations," says Ridhima Pandey

Who was Ram Jethmalani?

Jethmalani was expelled from BJP in May 2013 for six years for his remarks against then party chief Nitin Gadkari. In 2015, he hit headlines when he claimed gangster Dawood Ibrahim was willing to return to India in the 90s, but then Maharashtra CM Sharad Pawar did not respond to the offer.

Who is Jerry Linenger

As Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft readies to touch down near the Moon's uncharted south pole, Linenger said “It's a fantastic mission, everybody should be so excited. And I'm going to be sitting on the edge of my seat. And it's a privilege for me to be here, lending some expertise to that live broadcast.”

Who is DK Shivakumar

A minister in the Karnataka cabinet before the felling of the JDS-Congress coalition in the state, Shivakumar is referred to as Congress' 'troubleshooter' and the go-to person in times of crisis. 

Who is Phillip Lee?

Lee was opposed to Brexit ahead of the 2016 referendum. He resigned from the government in July 2018 as a response to the government's Brexit handling.

All you need to know about Gunjan Saxena, the first woman IAF officer to go to war

Gunjan, the daughter of an Army officer, was summoned by the Indian Air Force when the conflict between India and Pakistan escalated. She was asked to fly in Srinagar and she agreed.

Who is Sumit Nagal?

Sumit Nagal has come a long way from his days of wandering on the sidelines of tournaments, hoping to get in. Born on August 16, 1997, Nagal won the 2015 Wimbledon boys' doubles title with his Vietnamese partner Lý Hoàng Nam, defeating pair of Reilly Opelka and Akira Santillan in the final.

Who was Babulal Gaur?

Born on June 2, 1930, at Pratapgarh in Uttar Pradesh, Gaur emerged as a powerful and popular leader in Madhya Pradesh initially as a trade union leader.