This year we are celebrating the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji on 12th November. Guru Nanak Jayanti, or as it is commonly called, Guru Nanak Gurpurab, is a Sikh festival which is celebrated with a lot of fervour and excitement in many parts of India and the world by Sikh and Punjabi communities in particular and Indians in general.
Mama, 59 years old and the oldest chimpanzee and the matriarch of the famous chimpanzee colony of the Royal Burgers Zoo in Arnhem, the Netherlands, was gravely ill. Jan Van Hooff (emeritus professor behavioral biology at Utrecht University and co-founder of the Burgers colony) who has known Mama since 1972, visited her in the week before she died of old age in April 2016.
Herewith we are pleased to inform you all that the Gandhi Peace Prize amount was handed over to the Defence Minister of India Mananeeya Rajnath Singh ji by Kendra's Vice Presidents Mananeeya A Balakrishnan ji and Mananeeya Nivedita Didi at his residence on 8 Aug 2019. Sri Bhanudas ji and Sri Pravin Dabholkar ji also were present.
In 1963, Hawking was diagnosed with an early-onset, slow-progressing form of motor neurone disease (MND), that gradually paralysed him over the decades. Even after the loss of his speech, he was still able to communicate through a speech-generating device.
5th June is celebrated as ‘Environment Day’ all over the world. On this occasion, our friend Shri.C.V.Krishna from Bhubaneswar sent a very apt quotation of Mirza Galib.
Sir Jagadish Chandra Bose (30 November 1858, 23 November 1937), was a polymath, physicist, biologist, biophysicist, botanist and archaeologist, and an early writer of science fiction from India.
All over the world, April 22nd has been celebrated as an Earth day since 1970. The Global theme for this year’s (2019) Earth day is ‘Protect our Species’. This is selected keeping in mind the rapid decline of our precious natural wealth. The latest Living Plant index tabulates alarming findings.
Sir Chandrashekhara Venkata Raman (7 November 1888 – 21 November 1970) was a renowned physicist born at Trichy, Tamilnadu. He carried out groundbreaking work in the field of light scattering, which earned him the 1930 Nobel Prize for Physics.
Vivekananda Kendra received the prestigious Gandhi Peace Prize. In this issue, we are covering the details along with the citation.