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22, May 2018, by : FnF Correspondent

Tech giant Google marked the 246th birth anniversary of social reformer Raja Ram Mohan Roy with a doodle, remembering the "father of the Indian Renaissance.” Ram Mohan Roy took on orthodoxy, power, religion and relentlessly campaigned for the abolition of the barbaric practice of Sati, championing the cause of women rights.Read News

20, May 2018, by : FnF Desk

More than 400 years ago, it was on May 20, 1570 when the world's first modern atlas titled "Theatrum Orbis Terrarum" (Theatre of the world) was published. Today's Google Doodle remembers the man who created the atlas - Abraham Ortelius.Read News

14, Apr 2018, by : FnF Correspondent

President Ram Nath Kovind, addressed a function in Mhow on the 127th birth anniversary of Babasaheb Dr BR Ambedkar. Addressing the gathering, the President said that the greatest contribution of the Constitution of India, created under the guidance of Dr Ambedkar, was to make all Indians equal citizens, irrespective of social or economic background.Read News

11, Apr 2018, by : FnF Correspondent

Tech giant Google today celebrated the 114th birth anniversary of legendary singer-actor K.L. Saigal with a doodle. Born on April 11, 1904 in Jammu, Kundanlal Saigal was considered the first superstar of the Hindi film industry. In fact, he dropped out of school and held many odd jobs. He was a timekeeper, salesman and manager.Read News

03, Apr 2018, by : FnF Correspondent

Google celebrated the 115th birth anniversary of the multi-faceted freedom fighter, activist and promoter of the arts, Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay, with a doodle. Kamaladevi, who bagged the Padma Vibhushan in 1987 (a year before her death), was a woman of many firsts. She was an active participant in the freedom movement, championed women's rights, founded the All-India Womens Conference (AIWC)Read News

31, Mar 2018, by : FnF Correspondent

Anandi Gopal Joshi defied all odds to become India's first female doctor. Anandi Joshi was born as Yamuna on 31st March 1865 to a Brahmin family settled in Kalyan in present-day Maharashtra. Keeping with the practice of that time, Yamuna was married to a widower, almost 20 years her senior, at the age of nine. She was renamed Anandi after her marriage. Read News

31, Mar 2018, by : FnF Desk

Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai has returned to her home town in Pakistan for the first time since she was shot there by Taliban militants, security officials say. Ms Yousafzai, 20, was shot in the head by a gunman for campaigning for female education in 2012. Read News

29, Mar 2018, by : FnF Correspondent

Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik on Thursday said that the decision to add Dr B.R. Ambedkar's middle name 'Ramji' in state records was taken by the government as some states were writing his name incorrectly. On the recommendation of Naik, the Uttar Pradesh Government has passed an order to officially introduce 'Ramji' as the middle name of Dr B.R. Ambedkar in all documents and records in the state. Read News

22, Mar 2018, by : FnF Correspondent

Tech giant Google Doodle celebrates Japanese geochemist Katsuko Saruhashi, whose research helped reveal the insidious spread of radioactive fallout from the US nuclear testing ground in the Pacific. If she were still alive, today would have been her 98th birthday.Read News

14, Mar 2018, by : Satya Narayan Sahu

I recall his visit to India in 2001, after the meeting President Narayanan came out to see off professor Hawking and media persons waiting outside asked Mr. Narayanan about his experiences in interacting with professor Hawking. Mr. Narayanan famously said, "Stephen Hawking represents triumph of human spirit over matter". Read News

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