Taji Mideren

A resident of Elopain village in the Ithun Valley, Lohit District, North-East Frontier Agency (Arunachal Pradesh), Taji Mideren was a farmer and trader. He took part in the activities against British rule and killed  three British officers near the Dikran river in 1905. He organized his Mishmi fellow tribals and got them to come together …

Maski

Maski is an archaeological site in the Raichur district of the state of Karnataka, India. It lies on the bank of the Maski river which is a tributary of the Tungabhadra. The site came into prominence with the discovery of a minor rock edict of Emperor Ashoka by C. Beadon in 1915. It was the first edict …

Haileybury College

an educational and training institute for the newly recruited cadets of the east india company. The idea of giving the East India Cadets (newly recruited members of the Company’s Civil Service) a designed education and training before they entered active service was first conceived and implemented by Lord wellesley. With the purpose of educating and …

Kiang Nongbah

  Raja Rajendra Singh of Jaintiapur, a Jaintia king was deprived of his kingdom as his territory in the plains was taken away by the British. He was left with the option to rule over his people in the hills which offered little scope for earning revenue for running the administration. Hence he declined kingship. …

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2009 – Venkatraman Ramakrishnan, Thomas A. Steitz, and Ada E. Yonath

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for 2009 jointly to Venkatraman Ramakrishnan, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, United Kingdom Thomas A. Steitz, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA Ada E. Yonath, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel “for studies of the structure and function of …

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2009

(nobelprize.org) The Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet has today decided to award The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2009 jointly to Elizabeth H. Blackburn, Carol W. Greider and Jack W. Szostak for the discovery of “how chromosomes are protected by telomeres and the enzyme telomerase“ Summary This year’s Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine …