Born on May 4, 1942, in Orissa, Satyanarayan Gangaram Pitroda popularly known as Sam Pitroda is the current advisor to the Prime Minister of India on Public Information Infrastructure and Innovations. He is also the chairman of the Expert Committee on the use of ICT in Railways.Read More »
The world said goodbye to a tortoise named “Lonesome George” on June 24. It was a sad day since our planet lost a subspecies of tortoise known as the Pinta Island Giant Tortoise (chelonoidis nigra abingdoni).Read More »
The diminutive Indian batting maestro, Gundappa Vishwanath has always been a private man. During his long international career he hated appearing at public functions and preferred the security of the dressing room when he was not batting or fielding in a test match.Read More »
By Planet J Team
We all know that LPG is used as cooking gas in our homes. LPG stands for Liquefied Petroleum Gas, an eco-friendly source of energy that has a variety of uses.
By Maria Fernandes
“History is a subject not everyone is interested in but I think there is more to the subject than just dates and wars. It is about people especially the common people, their lives, their work, their thoughts and much more,” states 18-year old Tara Saldanha, a first year BA student of St Xavier’s College, Mapusa.
By Planet J Team
Goa in the rains is truly a paradise. The showers bring in an amazing transformation to the parched and brown earth and overnight everything is green and beautiful. It is the time of year when nature is at its best and most bountiful, it is definitely magical.
There is a fish called the blackspot angelfish, which can change from female to male. No, it cannot do it by simply wishing to become male. The change happens for a specific reason.Read More »
‘The Great Khali’ was born on August 27, 1972 in Himachal Pradesh, India. Born Dalip Singh Rana, he worked for the Punjab Police Department till he won the Mr. India bodybuilding contest in 1995.Read More »
The Emperor of China had sent some peaches to the king of Tondmandalam with a note stating that the fruit gave long life to anyone who ate them.Read More »
At times, investors buy more shares. In this situation, the market is called a ‘bull market’ and it usually coincides with periods when the economy is booming.Read More »