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September 15, 2016

The inimitable M.S. Subbulakshmi

Author : Srinivasan Venkatraman A Hundred Years ago, i.e. on September 16, 1916, ‘M.S. Subbulakshmi, the ‘Nightingale of India’, was born at Madurai in Tamil Nadu. Her father Subramania Iyar was a practicing advocate and her mother Shanmuga Vadivu, a Veena player.... Continue Reading →

Engineers are Nation Builders

Author : Priyadarshi Dutta September 15 is observed as the Engineers’ Day in the honour of Dr. Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya (1861-1962), India’s pioneering engineer and administrator, who was born on that date. The centenarian was so thoroughly a man of action that... Continue Reading →

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