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The birth anniversary of which Indian statistician is celebrated as The National Statistics Day on June 29?

PC Mahalanobis Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis OBE, FNA, FASc, FRS was an Indian scientist and statistician. He is best remembered for the Mahalanobis distance, a statistical...

What was Eric Blair’s pen name?

George Orwell Eric Arthur Blair, better known by his pen name George Orwell, was an English novelist and essayist, journalist and critic.

Dr Hargobind Khorana

Of Indian origin, Dr Khorana was born in Raipur, Punjab (now in Pakistan). He took his doctoral degree in Chemistry from Liverpool University and...

C V Raman

India's first Nobel Prize for Physics was claimed in 1930 by the renowned physicist Sir C. V. Raman. Born at Thiruvanaikkaval near Tiruchirapalli in Tamilnadu....

Prof Amartya Sen

Prof. Amartya Sen is the recipient of the Nobel Prize for Economics for the year 1998, becoming the first Asian to have been honoured...

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