E. K. Janaki Ammal- A flower that blooms forever.

Born: 1897 Field: Botany and plant cytology Have you had that fresh glass of sugarcane juice in the summer season? Well, you can thank E. K. Janaki Ammal for putting more sweetness into the sugarcane ( Indian varieties ). Yes, it is her, Janaki Ammal . Let us know more about her. She was one…

Darshan Ranganathan

Born: 1941 Field: Bio-organic Chemistry I myself had Chemistry as my major during my graduation days. I loved the lab and the feel of it. I know what you all think, Of course, I too hated the smell of Hydrogen Sulphide gas! But apart from that, creating different chemicals was indeed joyful. The day I…

Charismatic Kalpana Chawla

Born –1962 Field –Aerospace Engineering Well,who does not know about the famous Ms. Kalpana Chawla ! I guess, none . But, I believe that the more we talk about such legends, the less it is ! Because, they did something so great that, we commoners can only think ! Life is not kind and at…

(Dr.) Bibha Chowdhury- Truly a star!

Born– 1913 Field- Particle Physics Born in the year 1913 in Kolkata, Dr. Bibha Chowdhury was the first woman Particle Physicist in India. And the first woman to have earned a Ph.D. in Physics. Dr. Bibha Chowdhuri, the first woman scientist of TIFR, got her Ph.D. from Manchester under the supervision of Noble laureate Prof….

Anandi Gopalrao Joshi

Born: 31 March 1865 Field: Medicine More about her: Anandi Bai Gopalrao Joshi was one of the rarest Indian women who dedicated her life to studying medicine. She was the first female of Indian origin to study and graduate with a degree in medicine in the United States. Born into an orthodox Hindu family as…

Extroverts Vs Introverts – Mental Health in times of the Pandemic

I have personally always loved having meaningful conversations with people who I consider to belong to my inner circle. Sometimes engaging with complete strangers to gain knowledge about something that I do not know excites me a lot. But having said that I sometimes totally shut down when I go through severe phases of anxiety….

Imposter Syndrome & its effects

Does it ever occur to you that you are not good enough or the feeling of insecurity creeping in when actually you have been doing well? Well, then you are not alone! I personally have been experiencing a lot of it lately. And trust me, a lot of others too feel this at some or…

#BlogchatterWritFest is here !

While reading is one of my hobbies, authors have always kind of remained a mysterious lot for me. I used to always wonder as a child if they lived in some magical land and through their words, they created magic, touched our lives. However, I was very fortunate enough to attend the lit-fest last year…

Debate on Death

Currently, the world is facing some very grim times with the Russians attacking Ukraine for reasons that humanity will never understand and this time is going to remain as a black spot in History for all times to come. Geopolitics is changing with every minute and the world is yet to understand whether to deal…

At loss of words

Today, I find it hard to pen down my thoughts. But I have promised to write almost daily ( provided there are no such emergency situations) and hence I will put down my thoughts no matter what. Wave after wave hit humanity where the world learnt the word Pandemic and is still learning to survive…