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Albert Einstein

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Albert Einstein was born at ulm in warltemberg, Germany on March 14th 1879, six weeks later the family moved to Munich where he later on began his schooling at the Luitpold Gymnasium. Later they moved to Italy and Albert continued his education at Aran, Switzerland and in 1896 he entered the Swiss Federal Polutechnic School in Zurich to be trained as a teacher in physics and maths. In 1901, the year he gained his diploma, he acquired Swiss citizenship and as he was unable to find a teaching post, he accepted a position as technical assistant in the Swiss patent office. In 1905, he obtained his doctor’s degree. During his story at the patent office and in his spare time he produced much of his remarkable work and in 1908, he was approved private dozens in Barne. in 1909, he became professor extra ordinary at Zurich in 1911 professor of theoretical physics at Prague returning to Zurich in the following years to fill a similar post. In 1914, he was appointed as director of the Kaiser Wilh

India's First Param Vir Chakra Award holder the Great Flying officer Nirmal jit Singh Sekhon

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Flying officer Nirmal jit Singh Sekhon is the only member of IAF to have been awarded the Param Vir Chakra (PVC), India's highest military decoration. Flying officer Nirmal jit singh sekhon was a pilot of Folland Gnat Detachment based at Srinagar for the air defence. Flying officer Sekhon was therefore, unfamiliar with the terrain and was not acclimatised to the altitude of Srinagar especially wi th the bitter cold and biting winds of the kashmir winter. Nevertheless, from the setout of the war, he and his colleagues fought successive waves of intruding pakistani aircraft with valour and determination, maintaining the high reputation of the Folland Gnat aircraft.  On 14 december 1971, Srinagar airfield was attacked by a wave of six enemy sabre aircraft. Flying officer Sekhon was on readiness duty at the time.However, he could not take off at once because of the cloud of dust raised by another aircraft which had just taken off. By the time the runway was fit for take-of