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Victoria Azarenka

Victoria Azarenka, was born on July 31, 1989 in Minsk, Belarus. She is a professional tennis player. Azarenka is an aggressive baseliner. She is known for her well timed and powerful ground strokes. Her best shot is her backhand which is regarded as one of the strongest currently in the women’s game. She can be effective at net, as her drive …

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Vasileios Torosidis

Vasileios Torosidis — Versatile full-back Vasileios Torosidis had his first professional outing as a 17-year-old with hometown club Skoda. His composed displays over the next four years had Greece’s biggest clubs trailing his signature. In 2007 he made the move to Olympiakos, where he has occupied virtually every position apart from goalkeeper, although he is best known for his qualities …

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Varahamihira

Varahamihira — Can it be true?” King Vikramaditya asked in anguish, looking around the well-lit and crowded court. No one replied. All were shocked by the royal astrologer’s prediction. “Yes, my lord, this is so, however bitter it may be for you,” replied the royal astrologer, breaking the silence. His voice was full of grief. Yet it was authoritative. “This …

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Vaclav Havel

Vaclav Havel is a Czech writer and dramatist. He was the tenth and last President of Czechoslovakia (1989-1992) and the first President of the Czech Republic (1993-2003). A leading dissident and repeated political prisoner during the Soviet era, Havel became president of Czechoslovakia after the Velvet Revolution of 1989, saw his country through a transition to a democratic market economy, …

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V. P. Singh

V. P. Singh — Vishwanath Pratap Singh was born on 25 June 1931. He Died after prolong illness on 27 November 2008. He was the 8th Prime Minister of the Republic of India and the 41st Raja Bahadur of Manda. Early Life He was born in the Rajput Gaharwal Royal Family of Manda to Raja Bhagwati Prasad Singh of Daiya …

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Tom Freston

Tom Freston — Thomas E. Freston was born on November 22, 1945. He is an American entertainment industry executive. He currently is a principal in Firefly3 LLC, a consulting and investment company. Currently he consults Oprah Winfrey, among others. Personal Life and Career Freston began his career advertising at Benton & Bowles (which later merged with D’Arcy). In 1972, after …

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Tom Anderson and Chris DeWolfe

Tom Anderson and Chris DeWolfe — Early Life of Thomas “Tom” Anderson and Chris DeWolfe Thomas “Tom” Anderson (born November 8, 1970) is an American entrepreneur. He co-founded the social networking website MySpace in 2003 with Chris DeWolfe. Anderson was previously president of MySpace, and is now a strategic adviser for the company. Because newly created MySpace accounts previously included …

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Tito Rajarshri Mokhopadhyay

Tito Rajarshri Mokhopadhyay — “Why am I autistic, and you aren’t?” He expresses himself with the help of the alphabet board. Tito’s world is different from that of other children of his age. He is 11 year old. He is an autistic boy who finds his freedom in words. He is a poet. Tito was declared “Mentally Challenged” when he …

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Tiruvenkata Rajendra Seshadri

Tiruvenkata Rajendra Seshadri — In 1927 a young Indian started research under Robert Robinson, who later won the Noble prize, at Manchester University. Within a few a months he had his first test. He was asked to prepare in the laboratory some chemical compounds found in the rose and another flower. Seeing that he was not familiar with such work, …

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Tillakaratne Dilshan

Tillakaratne Dilshan — Tillakaratne Mudiyanselage Dilshan is a Sri Lankan cricketer and member of the Sri Lankan national cricket team since November 1999. Known as Tuwan Mohammad Dilshan prior to his conversion from Islam to Buddhism, an aggressive right-hand batsman, he is also a capable spin bowler and his off breaks are mostly used in the one-day arena. T.M. Dilshan …

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