Google doodle for International Women’s Day celebrates the dreams of women around the world. For International Women’s Day in 2016, the doodle team visited 13 countries and asked more than 300 women and girls to share their dreams by completing the sentence, “One day I will…” The result is an animated video showing a world of possibilities: Daughters, mothers and grandmothers aspiring to own a restaurant, play professional baseball, see the rings of Saturn, be a mommy.
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T20 Cricket World Cup for men and women begins tomorrow.
Google has posted a new doodle on its homepage on Monday dedicated to ICC T20 World Cup 2016 beginning in India from March 8. The latest doodle gives a bird’s eye view of a cricket stadium with the players in blue, red and the umpires in white on the field while the crowd cheering them from behind. A big banner of Google can be seen in the background. After clicking on the doodle the user is directed to a new page consisting of the entire schedule of the upcoming matches.
Google doodles Rukmini Devi Arundale’s 112th birthday.
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Celebrating the 639th Birth Anniversary of Guru Ravidas.
Guru Ravidas (1377-1527 CE) was a north Indian mystic poet-saint of the bhakti movement, social reformer and a spiritual figure. The life details of Ravidas are uncertain and contested. Most scholars believe he was born into a low caste family who were regarded as untouchables. As per Hindu calendar Guru Ravidas was born on Magha Purnima, the full moon day in the month of Magh. Accordingly, 639th Birth Anniversary of Guru Ravidas is celebrated as Guru Ravidas Jayanti on February 22, 2016.
Google doodles Dmitri Mendeleev’s 182nd birthday.
Google has commemorated the 182nd anniversary of the birthday of Dmitri Ivanovich Mendeleev (February 8, 1834 – February 2, 1907). He was a Russian chemist and inventor. He formulated the Periodic Law, created a farsighted version of the periodic table of elements, and used it to correct the properties of some already discovered elements and also to predict the properties of eight elements yet to be discovered.
Swami Vivekananda's speeches at the Parliament of World's Religions, Chicago, 1893.
Swami Vivekananda Jayanti celebrates the birthday of Swami Vivekananda according to Hindu Lunar Calendar. According to Gregorian Calendar, Swami Vivekananda was born on January 12, 1863. However, according to Hindu calendar, his birthday falls on the Paush Krishna Saptami, the 7th day after the full moon day in the Hindu month of Paush. Therefore the date varies from year to year. The date of the birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda as per Hindu Lunar Calendar is on January 31, 2016. It is the 153rd birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda.
Google doodles Amrita Sher-Gil's 103rd Birthday.
Google has commemorated the 103rd anniversary of the birthday of Amrita Sher-Gil. She was an eminent Indian painter born to a Punjabi Sikh father and a Hungarian Jewish mother. Sometimes known as India’s Frida Kahlo, and today considered an important woman painter of 20th century India, whose legacy stands at par with that of the Masters of Bengal Renaissance. She is also the ‘most expensive’ woman painter of India.
Observe with due solemnity and pay homage to martyrs.
Martyrs’ Day in India, is observed at the national level on January 30, the anniversary of the assassination of the father of the nation, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, in 1948. The Nation pays homage to the Mahatma and other martyrs who gave their lives in the struggle for India’s freedom on January 30 every year.
The nation salutes Netaji on the occasion of 119th Birth Anniversary.
Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose (January 23, 1897 – unconfirmed) was an Indian revolutionary who led an Indian national political and military force against Britain and the Western powers during World War II. He was one of the most prominent leaders who struggled for India’s Independence from British rule, and is a legendary figure in India today. He was famously known as Netaji. To celebrate 119th Birth Anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, we have compiled ten of his timeless inspirational quotes designed by GoldenTwine Graphic.