"You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty." "The difference between what we do and what we are capable of doing would suffice to solve most of the world's problems." "If I had no sense of humour, I would long ago have committed suicide." Mahatma Gandhi needs no long introduction. Everyone knows about the man who lead the Indian people to independence from British rule in 1947.Continue reading
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Ustad Bismillah Khan was an Indian Shehnai maestro. He was awarded the Bharat Ratna (in 2001), the highest civilian honour in India and he also gained worldwide acclaim for playing the Shehnai for more than eight decades.
World’s Weirdest Record Holders
TONGUE AND CHEEKBrazilian Elaine Davidson, who holds the Guinness world record for being the woman with the greatest number of body piercings - 1903 altogether - pokes her finger through her tongue at the Tate Modern art gallery in London, November 11, 2003. The gallery held an event on Tuesday to mark the release of the 100th millionth copy of the Guiness World Records books.
An Indian car may soon earn a parking place in history alongside Ford's Model T, Volkswagen's Beetle and the British Motor Corp.'s Mini, all of which put a set of wheels within reach of millions of customers after they rolled onto the scene. Tata Motors (nyse: TTM - news - people ) is developing a car it aims to sell for about $2,500 the cheapest, by far, ever made.Continue reading