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सुहास गोपीनाथ

सुहास गोपीनाथ

सुहास गोपीनाथ — आज हम आपको मिलवायेंगे दुनिया के Youngest CEO से. CEO (Chief Executive Officer) यानि किसी company का सबसे प्रमुख अधिकारी, कहने की बात नहीं है कि यह एक बहुत ही जिम्मेदारी भरा पद है. और इस पद तक पहुचते-पहुँचते बाल सफ़ेद हो जाते हैं. जब पहली बार मेरे मन में ये सवाल आया कि भला दुनिया का सबसे …

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‘Smart’ facial recognition cane for blinds

‘Smart’ facial recognition cane for blinds

A revolutionary ‘smart’ cane that enables the visually impaired to instantly identify friends and family may soon be available. The ‘XploR’ mobility cane, being developed by Birmingham City University students Steve Adigbo, Waheed Rafiq and Richard Howlett, uses smartphone technology to recognise familiar faces from up to 10 metre away. The cane also features Global Positioning System (GPS) functionality to …

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Why do Beavers Build Dams?

There are two kinds of beavers: the American and the European. The European beaver, found in Norway, Poland, Germany and France, lives in burrows. But the American beaver builds a dam across a stream or lake to construct his home or lodge. The lodges are made of huge logs of trees. The American beaver constructs solid dams and lodges because …

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Who were the Iron Chancellors?

A hundred years ago, Germany was divided into many small states. In one of these states, Prussia, the chancellor or chief minister to the king, was Otto Von Bismarck. A strong and ruthless man, Bismarck built Prussia into the strongest of all German states and made its army feared throughout Europe. When the states were gathered into one empire in …

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Who was called the Iron Chancellor?

A hundred years ago, Germany was divided into many small states, or countries. In one of these states, Prussia, the chancellor, or chief minister to the king, was Otto von Bismarck. A strong and ruthless man, Bismarck made Prussia the strongest of all German states and its army feared throughout Europe. When the states were gathered into one empire in …

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What’s unique about the Art Cologne Fair?

Art Cologne is an art fair held annually in Cologne, Germany. It is Germany’s leading art fair and was established in 1967. It bills itself as the ‘world’s oldest art fair’ although the 57th Street Art Fair was founded in 1948, almost two decades earlier. For six days each year, the fair brings together a large number of leading dealers …

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What is the Prague Spring?

Prague Spring refers to the period of liberalisation in Czechoslovakia from January 5, 1968 to August 21, 1968 under the leadership of Alexander Dubcek who controlled the Communist Party of Czechoslovakia. In April 1968, agricultural and industrial reforms were instituted, a new constitution with a guarantee of civil rights and greater freedom of press was introduced with the announcement of …

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What is the Maginot Line?

The Maginot Line was built between 1930 and 1940, and named after French minister of defence Andre Maginot. It was built to prevent attacks from Germany, after learning a hard lesson from World War I. The Maginot Line was a line of concrete fortification, consisting of tank obstacles, artillery casemates, machine gun posts and other defence establishments, like a complex …

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What is the Freimarkt?

Freimarkt means free fair. It was first held on October 16, 1035, in Bremen, Germany. It is the biggest festival in Northern Germany, with more than four million visitors each year. It is celebrated for 17 days in the last two weeks of October. The area covers approximately 100,000 sqm on two areas: the ‘Kleiner Freimarkt’ (Small Free Fair) on …

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What is special about the Garden City of Falkenberg?

The Garden City of Falkenberg is a housing estate in Berlin, Germany designed and built by German architect and town planner Bruno Taut (1880-1938). In the complex, Taut applied the garden city concept he learnt from England. The most striking aspect of this architecture is its use of colour: each part of a building bears a contrasting colour with respect …

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