August 15, 2017 marks the 71st Independence Day of India. Search giant Google dedicated its latest artistic doodle to the Independence Day of India 2017. The doodle includes a motif of Indian Parliament, a symbolic wheel for the Ashoka Chakra and two India’s national bird peacock in the colours of the national flag, saffron, green, white and blue. The word ‘Google’ is displayed across the Parliament House, made out of ribbons of the Indian tricolour. The doodle has been designed by a Mumbai based artist, Sabeena Karnik, who is known for her paper technique artwork.
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The decent of supreme being on earth for the ascent of man.
Krishna Janmashtami or simply Janmashtami, also known as Krishnashtami, Gokulashtami, Ashtami Rohini, Srikrishna Jayanti, Sree Jayanti, Saatam Aatham, Dahi Handi, is an annual Hindu festival that celebrates the birth of Lord Krishna, the eighth avatar (incarnation) of Lord Vishnu. It is observed according to Hindu lunar calendar, on the eighth day (Ashtami) of the Krishna Paksha (dark fortnight) in the month of Shravana (overlaps with August and September of the Gregorian calendar). Janmashtami falls on August 14 in 2017 for Smarta Sampradaya. For Vaishanava Sampradaya and ISKCON Janmashtami falls on August 15 in 2017.
At the time of his hanging, he was 18 years, 8 months and 8 days old.
Khudiram Bose was an Indian Bengali freedom fighter, who was the youngest revolutionary early in the Indian independence movement. At the time of his hanging, he was 18 years, 8 months and 8 days old. He was born on December 3, 1889 in the village of Mohoboni at Keshpur Block in Paschim Midnapore district of West Bengal. Khudiram Bose and Prafulla Chaki were chosen by Barindra Kumar Ghosh and tasked with the murder of Kingsford, the District Magistrate of Muzaffarpur, Bihar. Prafulla shot himself dead, and Khudiram was arrested. He was hanged to death at 6 am on August 11, 1908.
May eternal bond of a sister and brother strengthen so hard that no one could break it.
Raksha Bandhan, or simply Rakhi (sacred thread of love) is an ancient Hindu festival, celebrated in India and Nepal. Raksha bandhan means Bond of Protection. The festival is observed in Shravana month during Purnima (full moon) day, and typically falls in Gregorian calendar month of August. In 2017, it is celebrated on August 7.
India celebrates Operation Vijay of the Indian Armed Forces in 1999 Kargil war.
Kargil Vijay Diwas is celebrated on July 26 every year in honour of the Kargil War’s Heroes. On this day, July 26, 1999, India successfully took command of the high outposts which had been lost to Pakistani intruders. The Kargil war was fought for more than 60 days, and ended on July 26. 527 soldiers from Indian Armed Forces sacrificed their lives during the war. GoldenTwine Informatics pays Tribute to Kargil War Heroes on Kargil Vijay Diwas.
India's historical loss to England in Women’s World Cup 2017.
The 2017 ICC Women’s World Cup (One Day International) is an international women’s cricket tournament taking place in England and Whales from June 24 to July 23, 2017. It is the eleventh edition of the Women’s Cricket World Cup, and the third to be held in England. Eight teams Australia, England, South Africa, India, West Indies, New Zealand, Sri Lanka and Pakistan qualified to participate in the tournament. England beat India by 9 runs. India missed a historic win against England in the final of ICC Women’s World Cup at Lord’s on July 23, 2017.
Nation pays homage to Dr Bidhan Chandra Roy on his birth anniversary.
The National Doctors’ Day is a day celebrated in health care organizations to recognize the contributions of physicians to individual lives and communities. The National Doctors’ Day is celebrated in India on July 1 to honor the legendary Indian physician and the second Chief Minister of West Bengal, Dr Bidhan Chandra Roy. He was born on July 1, 1882 and died on the same date in 1962, aged 80 years. Dr BC Roy was honored with the country’s highest civilian award, Bharat Ratna on February 4, 1961 for his works in the medical field.
Nine times Google has celebrated Indian cinema through its doodles.
Today marks the 81st birth anniversary of Nutan Samarth Bahl (June 4, 1936 – February 21, 1991), better known as Nutan, a celebrated Indian film actress who appeared in more than 70 Hindi films, one Marathi, and one Telugu film in a career spanning over four decades. Google on its search page has created Nutan’s doodle reflecting her expressive acting style to pay tribute on her birthday.