Birthday: 09-06-1949
Age: 70
Star sign: Cancer
Kiran Bedi is India’s highest ranking IPS woman officer. She is also a social militant who was born on June 9, 1949 in Amritsar, Punjab, India. She joined the Indian Police Service (IPS) in year 1972 and became the very first woman to become an IPS officer and retired in December 2007. Kiran got the Bachelor of Arts degree from the Government College for Women in Amritsar. Then she receives a Master’s degree with the course, Political Science in Punjab University located in Chandigarh. Later, she took up Bachelor of Laws at Faculty of Law, University of Delhi. Then she got a Doctor of Philosophy in Social Sciences in the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi. 
Kiran's popularity increased immensely after she decided to host and judged the popular reality-justice show, Aap Ki Kachehri Kiran Ke Saath on STAR Plus channel. This program is based on real-life incidents and conflicts which endow a platform for resolving disputes on consenting individuals. Kiran was also the founder of the India’s NGOs, Navjyoti Delhi Police Foundation and the India Visio Foundation. In 1994, she received the Ramon Magsaysay Award for serving the government.
Megan Doneman, an Australian filmmaker has produced a non-fiction film about the life of Kiran Bedi. The title of the film was, Yes Madam, Sir which was screened in several film festivals around the whole world. Her critic was the famous English actress, Dame Helen Lydia Mirren. Kiran attended the screenings of the film that was held in Dubai, Adelaide and Toronto. The film was awarded as the Best Documentary which includes a $100K cash award. Probably, it is the biggest price that was given for a documentary in any of the film festivals in United States. It also got the Social Justice Award with a $2500 cash award. 
In 2010, she along with many others formed the IAC or the India Against Corruption, an anti-corruption movement from India. In November 2013, she quits from the IAC. Later, she launched her website, with an aim to help those individuals whose protests are not being acknowledged by the local police. 
Kiran was also starred in the inspirational movie, Carve Your Destiny which was directed by Anubhav Srivastava. She received various awards for her outstanding performances and public service such as President’s Gallantry Award, Asia’s Region Award for Drug Prevention and Control, International Woman Award, Pride of India Award, Woman of the Year Award, United Nations Medal, FICCI Award, Pride of Punjab, STAR Parivaar Award, The 9th Annual Academy Award, Honorary Degree of Doctor of Public Service and a lot more.

Harsh Gupta

Harsh Gupta born on June 28th,1942, is a scientist and seismologist. He completed his graduation from the Indian School of Mines, Dehradun and also received his Masters Degree in Geophysics from the same institute. He obtained a doctoral degree from Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee. He continued his advanced studies in Seismology from International Institute of Seismology and Earthquake Engineering which is situated in Tokyo, the capital of Japan. In 1972, he enrolled in the University of Texas in Dallas as a research scientist. In 1982, he became the director of Center for Earth Science Studies, a centre for science studies related to the earth in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. In 1987, he became the Vice Chancellor of a famous University, Cochin University of Science and Technology. In 1992, he got appointed as the Director of National Geophysical Research Institute in Hyderabad. He then served as the Secretary of Department of Ocean Development of Indian and was antiquated from here in 2005. Gupta’s explorations have pivoted on the study of earthquakes and has developed methods to differentiate the natural earthquakes and the ones persuading from the reservoirs. He also developed methods to determine and calculate the potential of reservoir-influencing earthquakes at a particular site. He has also conducted studies on the structure of the Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal. His studies have got printed in many journals and five books like Disaster Management, Oceanology, Geothermal Energy, Three Great Tsunamis, and Reservoir-Induced Earthquakes. He was the leader of the team which headed the Indian Tsunami Warning System. Gupta was a member of the National Disaster Management Authority. He has been the president of many societies like Geological Society of India, International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics, and Asia Oceania Geosciences Society. He was also a member of Legal Continental Shelf and evolved techniques for rain harvesting, minimising hazards of the earth, and also detecting resources of water. He was the head of the Indian Scientific Expedition to Antarctica. He has also served as a guide to the International Council for Science, and Commonwealth Science Council. He has also served as the editor of many books including The Encylopedia of Solid Earth Geophysics. Gupta is a recipient of several awards like the famous Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize in the year, 1983, 100 Years of International Geophysics Medal in 1985, Indian Society of Geophysics Millenium Award, Waldo E. Smith Award, Padma Shri Award, and Nayudamma Memorial Gold Medal Award.

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