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Manu Prakash physist, inventor professor at stanford university

Manu Prakash is a Physicist and an Inventor at Stanford. Recently he is known for his invention of single sheet foldable Microscope called foldscope.
Have a look to his latest invention FoldScope in the below video.


Born in Meerut, India, Prakash earned a BTech in computer science and engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology in Kanpur before moving to the United States.
This Manu Prakash is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Bio-Engineering at Stanford University where he runs a curiosity driven research group in the field of Physical Biology - with goals to elucidate physical design principles in biology at organismic, cellular and molecular scales. A significant effort is spent in designing and building precision tools to probe and perturb biological machines. This approach brings together experimental and theoretical techniques from soft-condensed matter physics, theory of computation and unconventional fabrication to open problems in biology. He is also an inv…

Kaustuv De Biswas

Another Indian who is doing research works in the field of Computational design. Kaustuv De Biswas aspires to influence the design culture in India both in practice and academia by promoting collaborative and interdisciplinary grounds for design research. As a step forward he has recently co-founded an experimental design firm "dplay", which seeks to drive a progressive design culture by providing thought leadership, creating collaborative design platforms and enabling non-standard artifacts in the domains of architecture, product design and urban design. Their current projects range from a tower inspired by old school game Tetris, to mass-customization mobility solutions for disabled micro entrepreneurs, to a cloud based design software set to radicalize the nature of collaboration in design.
Kaustuv's core expertise is in design computation and his PhD dissertation at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology investigates computational frameworks for future design too…

Know about Sumit Dagar

a designer working as an interaction designer at a national institute of design, india. he is presently working on the project of developing a mobile phone for blinds using braille system. this phone will be popularly known as braille phone.
profile link: http://sumitdagar.tumblr.com/

Know all about Indian weightlifter Katulu Ravi Kumar

Katulu Ravi Kumar (born 24 April 1988) is an Indian weightlifter from Orissa. hailing from the southern town of Berhampur in odisha, he started his career as a weightlifter from the veer hanuman club in Berhampur. At the 2010 Commonwealth Games, he won gold in the Men's 69 kg weightlifting.

Ravi Kumar, originally a bodybuilder who took up weightlifting just three years before the 2010 Commonwealth games, won with a record total of 321kg.

He is a perfect role model for aspiring sportsperson from the state.

Artists from the state of Odisha

sudarshan Patnaik(sand artist), Prince dance group from Berhampur, Manas Kumar Sahoo and groups (sand art), then Harihar das for his most flexible and magical steps and now the Swapnil and Mandakini in Chak Dhoom dhoom season 2.

what a trend, now odisha is showing to the world. splendid, simply awesome.

Now odisha has got a stand in the country and the globe such that, whenever the world needs a performer, they are bound to peep into odisha.

Its a great achievement for our odisha people, that we Odia people are capable of getting into the world arena of art and culture. The world now has seen the potentials of odisha people and their cultural values.
My hearty congratulation to all the winners and participants of odisha, who are showcasing their performance to the world. ALL THE BEST!!

CBI on Aarushi Talwar Murder case

The premier investigation team unable to find out the murderer of Aarushi and thought for the closure.  it's about 2 and a half year that the murderer is dodging the most efficient investigation team of the country.  taking a close look to the case according to the reports shown by the tv channels which they got from the high court, shows that if there were only 4 members in the house at the time of the murder and out of which 2 are dead, it directly hints for the other two to be the culprit. this also indicates that there is a huge possibility that the investigation team would not be able to find the exact evidence, which raises the question for circumstantial evidence. then why did this investigation team was unable to rope the other two members of the house who were present? now according to eyewitnesses like ex DSP and dr Rohit Kochar, it is evident that they had noticed the behaviour of Rajesh Talwar. rajesh talwar was hesitating to allow the investigation team to go upstairs. w…

megalomaniac mayawati and her shameless PSO.

padam Singh, president's gallantry medal award winner wiping out the dust of Mayawati's sandal got caught in the camera. what a shameful act? is Mayawati the chief minister or a tyrant, barbaric queen of Uttar Pradesh? 
such a low job is done by her own personal security officer, who is in charge of her all security details. 
how can a man with such bravery award winner do such a low hold job, which her own paid maid could refuse?
if anyone starts looking to the scams of Mayawati, it will be a never-ending list, from Taj corridor, her party's symbol statue of 2000 crore to her said (22crore or 5.5 crores whatever) 1000 denomination's note's necklace. each and every scam she does just shows her megalomaniac nature. the most corrupted politician the constitution of India ever would have met. such low profile jobs?
she represents Dalits, who are now in India are given the highest priority, in each and every field of the government and non-government sectors. we are still …

Suman Sharma first woman to fly F16 and MIG 35

Suman Sharma, the first civilian woman to fly the F-16IN Super-Viper also became the first woman in the world to fly the MiG-35, just minutes after Rakesh Sharma flew the F-18 Super Hornet on 13th feb 2009 at the Yelahanka air base as part of Aero India 2009.

MiG Aircrafts head Mikhail Globenko: "She is the first woman to fly on the MiG-35. Two reasons convinced us to fly her -- this aircraft is extremely safe and MiG pilots are remarkable. We knew she would be in a safe aircraft and in safe hands. We showed that in 2007 display too. And then we found she was brave, physically fit and ready to take the flight. We have in fact invited her for the Moscow air show in August 2009."

Suman's flight comes in the context of Russian air force not having women fighter pilots at the moment and Russian women not having flown the aircraft. Interestingly, the flight happened on Friday the 13th. "It is a coincidence that we flew her on a military aircraft when we don't have w…

Top 5 tourist spots in India

1. The Taj Mahal "crown of buildings", "the Taj" is a mausoleum located in Agra, India. It is one of the most recognizable structures in the world. It was built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his third wife, Mumtaz Mahal. It is widely considered as one of the most beautiful buildings in the world and stands as a symbol of eternal love.

Top 5 most influential Indian women of the decade

India is believed to be male dominant society, but still our Indian women are nowhere second to anyone, we have many Indian women who are counted as the most influential women in the world, here in this article, I have tried listing 5 most influential women who are believed to be the most influential women of the decade 2000 to 2010 and still continuing to be in next decade 2011 to 2020.
1. Sonia Gandhi born Edvige Antonia Albina Maino on December 9, 1946, is the President of Indian National Congress, one of the major political parties of India. She is Italian-born daughter-in-law of the late Prime Minister of India, Mrs Indira Gandhi. After her husband Rajiv Gandhi's assassination in 1991, she was invited by the Indian Congress Party to take over the Congress but she refused and publicly stayed away from politics amidst constant prodding by the Congress. She finally agreed to join politics in 1997 and in 1998, she was elected as the leader of the Congress. Since then, she has bee…

Top 10 most influential Indians of the decade 2000 to 2010

1. Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar: one of the greatest batsmen in the history of cricket. He is the leading run-scorer and century-maker in Test and one-day international cricket. He is the only male player to score a double century in the history of ODI cricket. In 2002, just 12 years into his career, Wisden ranked him the second greatest Test batsman of all time, behind Donald Bradman, and the second greatest one-day-international (ODI) batsman of all time, behind Viv Richards. In September 2007, the Australian leg spinner Shane Warne rated Tendulkar as the greatest player he has played with or against. He is sometimes referred to as the Little Master or the Master Blaster. Tendulkar is seen as an inspiration not only by cricketers but also by many other international sportspersons.



2. Sonia Gandhi: one who can almost-single-handedly win two consecutive LS polls in the world's largest democracy has got to have some 'influence' and deservedly so. Mrs Gandhi is a woman who is admi…