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Pingali Venkayya

Pingali Venkayya was an Indian Freedom Fighter, born on 02-AUG-1876, in a Telugu Brahmin family in Andhra Pradesh.He joined the British Indian Army at the age of 19 and served in the Anglo-Boer war in South Africa. Venkayya held a doctorate in Geology, he also set up an educational institution in his hometown Machilipatnam in Andhra Pradesh. He was also proficient in many languages including Urdu and Japanese. This Gandhian lived in poverty in his […]

Lord Ganesha

The Hindu deity in a human form but with the head of an elephant – represents the power of the Supreme Being that removes obstacles and ensures success in human endeavors. For this reason, Hindus worship Ganesha first before beginning any religious, spiritual or worldly activity Although he is known by many attributes, Ganesha’s elephant head makes him easy to identify. Ganesha is widely revered as the remover of obstacles, the patron of arts and sciences and the deva of intellect […]

Finding ‘Lucy’

Introduction On November 24, 1974, a team of archaeologists  working in Ethiopia discovered a 3.2 Million-year-old skeleton. Nicknamed ‘Lucy’ – the skeleton of a hominid form from the Australopithecus afarensis species – was the oldest known example of a bipedal primate and a crucial stepping stone between apes and Homo sapiens. Around 40% of her skeleton was found intact.     Some interesting facts about Lucy : First Upright Primate After studying the structure of […]

Dark Launching Technique

Dark Launching is a Technique where  – The new features are first deployed on a smaller and specific user base.  They are continuously monitored and the feedbacks are continuously developed and tested. Once the features are stable, they are deployed on other user bases in multiple releases. In DevOps Cycle, Dark Launching Technique is one of the initiative. The following activities are – Continuous Development Continuous Testing Continuous Integration Continuous Deployment Continuous Monitoring

Aadhaar

“Aadhaar” has become the first Oxford Dictionaries’ Hindi ‘Word of the Year 2018’ in keeping with the buzz and heated debate it has generated over its association with the Modi government’s efforts linking the biometric ID with welfare and financial services. In emerging as the Hindi ‘word of the year 2018’, it beat other shortlisted words, including ‘norebandi’, ‘swachh’, ‘vikaas’, yoga and ‘bahubali’ – each reflecting the social, cultural, political, economic trends and events that […]