personalities of the month

Pratap Singh: 15-year-old Indian-origin school boy, he has won the Institute of Physics Prize, for successfully carrying out an experiment that substantiated an effect of Albert Einstein’s theory of special relativity.   Nungshi and Tashi Malik:  23-year-old twin sisters planted the Indian flag on the North Pole, thereby becoming the first More...

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By gktoday On Sunday, December 15th, 2013

Madiba The Great Mandela was laid to rest in his childhood village of Qunu.

Mandela laid to rest in Qunu, ending a journey that transformed South Africa With military pomp and traditional rituals, South Africa buried Nelson Mandela on Sunday, the end of an exceptional journey for the prisoner More...

By gktoday On Sunday, November 17th, 2013

The Ship Alexander and Charles Darwin

Alexander (ship): is the name of the ship in which Charles Darwin toured for five years. Charles Darwin biography Quick Facts NAME: Charles Darwin OCCUPATION: Biologist BIRTH DATE: February 12, 1809 DEATH DATE: More...

By gktoday On Monday, November 11th, 2013

Great Persons who Died Recently ! in September 2013

Sir David Frost: Veteran British journalist and broadcaster, best known for his series of interviews with disgraced US President Richard Nixon, died on 1 September 2013, at age 74. Ray Dolby: Who founded Dolby Laboratories, More...

By gktoday On Monday, August 19th, 2013

Usain St. Leo Bolt or Usain Bolt ! Personality Today

Usain Bolt sprinted past Carl Lewis into the world track championship record book by completing a triple gold-medal performance Sunday(Aug 18,2013)  in Moscow while anchoring Jamaica to victory in the 400-meter More...

By gktoday On Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

Great Personalities -Aristotle.The Father of Modern Politics

Aristotle (Ancient Greek: Ἀριστοτέλης, Aristotélēs) (384 BC – 322 BC)[1] was a Greek philosopher and polymath, a student of Plato and teacher of Alexander the Great. His writings cover many subjects, More...

By gktoday On Friday, January 11th, 2013

Great Personalities. Sir.David Attenborough

Sir.David Attenborough David Attenborough born in London, UK on the 8th May 1926, the younger brother of actor and director Lord Richard Attenborough.David Attenborough is Britain’s best-known natural history More...

By gktoday On Friday, December 28th, 2012

Sports affairs.Sachin Tendulkar Quits One Day Internationals

Sachin Tendulkar,has decided to say goodbye to One Day Internationals About Sachin Tendulkar. Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar, AM is an Indian cricketer widely acknowledged as the greatest living batsman, and second More...

By gktoday On Saturday, November 24th, 2012

Indian Personalities- V. V. Giri.the fourth President of the Republic of India

Varahagiri Venkata Giri; 10 August 1894 – 23 June 1980, commonly known as V. V. Giri, was the fourth President of the Republic of India from 24 August 1969 to 23 August 1974. He served as Acting President of India More...

By gktoday On Tuesday, October 9th, 2012

Personality to Know .Girisha, Indias first ever Paralympics medal winner

Girisha Hosanagara Nagarajegowda won a silver in the men’s high jump event on Monday at the Paralympic Games  in London, bagging India’s first medal at the 2012 Games. Nagarajegowda, who suffers from More...