Winner of the Millennium Technology prize
equivalent to the noble prize in technology in
April 20, 2012
His personal mascot a penguin named – “Tux”
has been adopted by open source project as a
representation of their product .
Original author/creator of the most widely used
open source project.
Five time world boxing champion
Only woman boxer to have won a medal in each
of the world championship.
Rank no 4 AIBA world woman‟s ranking fly
Only Indian woman boxer to have qualified for
2012 summer olympics and won the bronze
Pursued M.A. in general studies from Tufts
university in 1976.
Served UN from 1976 to 2001 including being
an executive assistant to then secretary general
Nominated for the post of UN general
secretary by govt. of India in 2006.
Contested in general elections of 2009 as a
candidate from congress party, won and
subsequently sworn in as Minister of state in
Was first to turn the idea of personal
computer to reality
Founded NeXT in 1995 ,also purchased
George Lucas „s Lucasfilm to form Pixar
Became billionaire after taking it public in
1995 which rolled out blockbusters like Toy
Story, Cars and Finding Nemo.
Visionary behind iPod, iPad, iPhone,MacBook.
Delivered a controversial paper in 2005
predicting a nearby financial crisis which later
on proved to be true.
Won a Fischer Black price in 2003 by
American finance association, by that time, he
was only 40 years of age.
Currently serving as governor of the “Reserve
Bank of India”.
Currently 23 years of age, has raised a funds
of over Rs. 25 million through her stage
shows for poor children suffering from heart
Made her entry in both Guinness book of World
Records and Limca Book of world Records for great
achievements in social work.
Honoured with Rajiv Gandhi Award in 2005.
Has entered into Bollywood industry as
playback singer and lend her voice to notable
hindi movies like “Ek Tha Tiger and “Ashiqui2”