September 8 was proclaimed International Literacy Day by UNESCO on November 17, 1965. Its aim is to highlight the importance of literacy to individuals, communities and societies. On International Literacy Day each year, UNESCO reminds the international community of the status of literacy and adult learning globally. Celebrations take place around the world. For over […]

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Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan was a renowned philosopher, scholar and statesman who served as the president of India from 1962 to 1967. He served as professor of philosophy at Mysore (1918–21) and Calcutta (1921–31; 1937–41) universities and as vice chancellor of Andhra University (1931–36). He was professor of Eastern religions and ethics at the University of Oxford in England (1936–52) and […]

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On extremely sad demise of Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, BrightMinds is sharing some facts & inspirational quotes by him. Lets enlighten ourselves by the valuable learnings shared by Dr. Kalam with young students of India all through his life. >>1931: Born Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam on October 15, in Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu. Kalam’s father [...]
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