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Know about the girl who gave us the cutest version of 'Maa Tujhe Salaam' - Esther Hnamte

Esther Hnamte , (born 2016) is a girl from Lunglei district of Mizoram, she is a brilliant singer and performer. One of her rendition of AR Rahman's song 'Maa Tujhe Salaam' went viral and taken internet to storm. Esther Hnamte Esther Hnamte Vande MataramEsther Hnamte Vande Mataram The music video features Esther holding the Indian national flag in her hands as she sings the song. The video shows picturesque images from the north-eastern state.  Watch the viral video here: Esther's soulful voice touched the hearts of netizens. The music video has been viewed more than 1.92 lakh times and has garnered more than 28,000 likes. Netizens wished to see Esther and Rahman performing on one stage. Esther posts songs in Mizo, English and Hindi on her YouTube channel. Maa Tujhe Salam is the title song of the 1997 album Vande Mataram. The track also holds two Guinness World Records for being the song performed in the most number of languages.

Know about Anika Chebrolu who discovered a molecule that could lead to a potential COVID-19 therapy

Anika Chebrolu (born 2006) is a young researcher has won the 3M Young Scientist challenge 2020. This 3M Young Scientist challenge is regarded as the premier middle school science competition in the US. Anika won the prestigious award with an whooping award money of US $25,000. Anika had decided take part in the challenge after she had battled a severe influenza infection last year. Chebrolu since then started working on ways to fight the seasonal flu, but like many professional scientists, her plan changed when the COVID-19 pandemic hit. In order to find her potential drug, she used multiple computer programs to identify how and when the molecule would bind to the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Anika Chebrolu Anika Chebrolu uses in-silico methodology to discover a lead molecule that can selectively bind to the spike protein of the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Anika Chebrolu is an Indian American teenager (a 9th grade student) who currently staying in Texas, USA but her family originally hails from Andhra Pra

Know about NEET 2020 topper who scored 720/720 - Soyeb Aftab

Soyeb Aftab (born 23rd May 2002) hails from Rourkela, Odisha. Soyeb came to lime light after his record score of 720 out of 720 in NEET UG 2020, with this Soyeb also becomes the first NEET topper Odisha. Soyeb comes from a moderate family where his father Sheikh Mohammad Abbas is a businessman and deals in construction business while his mother Sultana Rijia is a homemaker.  Studies Soyeb did his schooling from Desouza's School, Rourkela, Odisha & then his 12th from Sarvodaya Paramount School, Kota. Soyeb has been meritoriuos throughout his studies, he had scored 96.8% in his 10th while 95.8% in 12th. Soyeb had choosen Allen career institute in Kota as his coaching center for National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET). Soyeb priorities were clear to clear medical entrance but he also attempted JEE MAINS 2020 and there also scored 99.97 percentile in Physics and 99.93 percentile in Chemistry but as he had never prepared for Mathematics he could not fair well there and score

Know about new internet sensation from Kalahandi, Odisha rapper Dule Rocker

Duleshwar Tandi or popularly known as Rapper Dule Rocker (born 7th February 1993) is a dalit migrant worker from Borda village, Kalahandi district of Odisha. Dule completed his graduation through B.Sc (Chemistry) from government college, Kalahandi. Dule's unique style of presenting the lockdown ordeal through his hard hitting lyrics touched millions of hearts and he has become an internet sensation in few days of him turning into a desi rapper. With no musical instrument, no background score or any decorated stage behind him, Duleshwar sings in his muddy hut and records it on his mobile phone. His rap songs are creating a huge impact.  Odisha rapper Dule Rocker He has now been recognized by many celebrities and media channels including BBC, Vishal Dadlani, Divine & many others. Recently he has also been approached by Odia film industry.

Know about the 'Everest twins' Nungshi and Tashi Malik

Tashi and Nungshi Malik born on 21 June 1991 are world's first siblings and twins to climb the Seven Summits and reach the North and South Poles and complete the Adventurers Grand Slam and Three Poles Challenge. They have won several awards including the Nari Shakti Puraskar by the Government of India in 2020. This is the highest award for women in India. Early life The Everest twins, Tashi and Nungshi Malik originally hail from Haryana state, India. They were born to an Indian Army officer, Col Virendra Singh Malik, of Anwali village in Sonepat District of Haryana and his wife Anjoo Thapa of Uttarakhand. The Malik family is settled in Dehradun after Col Malik's retirement from the Indian army. The twins attended several schools in the states of Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Manipur, including Lawrence School, Lovedale, near Ootacamund. In 2013 they completed graduation in Journalism and Mass communication from Sikkim Manipal University. Th

Know about Child Prodigy Mark Agarwal

Child prodigy Mark Agarwal from Jharsuguda district of Odisha is just 3 years and 8 months old on the date of this post and his name has been registered at India Book of records as well as Asia Book of records for remembering and reciting Periodic Table at this tender age of just 3 years.

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