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Ayillyath Kuttiari Gopalan (1 October 1904 – 22 March 1977), popularly known as A. K. Gopalan or AKG, was an Indian communist leader.
Allahrakka Rahman (born A. S. Dileep Kumar, best known as A. R. Rahman, is an Indian composer, singer-songwriter, and music producer. A. R. Rahman's works are noted for integrating Indian classical music with electronic music, world music and traditional orchestral arrangements. Among his awards are six National Film Awards, two Academy Awards, two Grammy Awards, a BAFTA Award, a Golden Globe, fifteen Filmfare Awards and seventeen Filmfare Awards South. He has been awarded the Padma Bhushan, the third highest civilian award, in 2010 by the Government of India. In 2009, Rahman was included on the ''Time'' 100 list of the world's most influential people. The UK-based world-music magazine Songlines named him one of "Tomorrow's World Music Icons" in August 2011. South Indian fans of Rahman refer him with the nickname of "The Mozart of Madras", and "Isai Puyal" (the Musical Storm). With an in-house studio (Panchathan Record Inn in Chennai), Rahman's film-scoring career began during the early 1990s with the Tamil film Roja. Working in India's film industries, international cinema, and theatre, Rahman is one of the best-selling recording artists, with an estimated 200million units sold. In a notable two-decade career, he has been acclaimed for redefining contemporary Indian film music and contributing to the success of several films. Rahman has also become a notable humanitarian and philanthropist, donating and raising money for a number of causes and charities. In 2017, Rahman made his debut as a director and writer for the film Le Musk.
A1 Grand Prix (A1GP) was a 'single make' open wheel auto racing series that ran from 2005 until 2009.
Aanchal Thakur (Hindi: आन्च्ल ठाकुर, Born - 28 August 1996) is an Indian female alpine skier.
Abhinav Bindra (born 28 September 1982 in Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India) is an Indian businessman and retired professional shooter who is a former World and Olympic champion in the 10 metre Air Rifle event.
The Academy Award for Best Costume Design is one of the Academy Awards presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) for achievement in film costume design.
The Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film is one of the Academy Awards handed out annually by the U.S.-based Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS).
The Academy Award for Best Original Score is presented to the best substantial body of music in the form of dramatic underscoring written specifically for the film by the submitting composer.
The Academy Award for Best Sound Mixing is an Academy Award that recognizes the finest or most euphonic sound mixing or recording and is generally awarded to the production sound mixers and re-recording mixers of the winning film.
The Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars, are a set of 24 awards for artistic and technical merit in the American film industry, given annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), to recognize excellence in cinematic achievements as assessed by the Academy's voting membership.
The Academy Honorary Award – instituted in 1948 for the 21st Academy Awards (previously called the Special Award, which was first presented in early 1929) – is given annually by the Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) to celebrate motion picture achievements that are not covered by existing Academy Awards, although prior winners of competitive Academy Awards are not excluded from receiving the Honorary Award.
Aditi Ashok (born 29 March 1998) is an Indian professional golfer who took part in the 2016 Summer Olympics.
Aditi Govitrikar (born 21 May 1976) is an Indian model, actress and a doctor. From 1997 until 2004, Dr. Govitrikar remains the only Indian supermodel with a medical doctor and psychologist qualification. She has been touted by Hindustan Times as “Beauty with Brains”. She is a vegetarian and ardent Vipassana practitioner. She won the Gladrags Megamodel Contest in 1996 and the Gladrags Mrs. India in 2000 subsequently winning Mrs. World contest in 2001. Dr. Govitrikar remains the first and the only Indian woman to have won the Mrs. World title. Dr. Govitrikar ventured into acting when she played the lead role in Thammudu (1999), a movie that was a runaway hit. She went on to act in many movies including Paheli (2005) India's official entry to the 79th Academy Awards and De Dana Dan (2009) that won an award at the International Indian Film Academy Award. She also played a leading role in several super hit music videos such as Kabhi to Nazar Milao by Adnan Sami and Asha Bhosle (1997) and Aaeena by Jagjit Singh (2000). Dr. Govitrikar launched PETA in India and has also endorsed top tier international brands such as Coca Cola, Chopard, Fendi and Harry Winston.
Ajit Laxman Wadekar (born 1 April 1941) is a former international cricketer who played for India between 1966 and 1974.
Alam Ara (translation: The Ornament of the World) was a 1931 Indian film directed by Ardeshir Irani.
ʿAlāʾ ud-Dīn Khaljī was the second and the most powerful ruler of the Khalji dynasty that ruled the Delhi Sultanate in the Indian subcontinent.
Prayag, or Allahabad is a large metropolitan city in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh and the administrative headquarters of Allahabad District, the most populous district in the state and 13th most populous district in India, and the Allahabad Division.
Amartya Kumar Sen, CH, FBA (born 3 November 1933) is an Indian economist and philosopher, who since 1972 has taught and worked in India, the United Kingdom, and the United States.
Rajkumari Amrit Kaur DStJ (2 February 1889 – 6 February 1964) was the first health minister of India and served for ten years in the capacity. She was an eminent Gandhian, a freedom fighter, and a social activist. Kaur was also a member of the Constituent Assembly, the body that framed the constitution of India.
Amritsar, historically also known as Rāmdāspur and colloquially as Ambarsar, is a city in north-western India which is the administrative headquarters of the Amritsar district - located in the Majha region of the Indian state of Punjab.
Anandibai Gopalrao Joshi (31 March 1865 – 26 February 1887) was one of the earliest Indian female physicians.
Andheri is a locality of West Mumbai.
Andhra Pradesh is one of the 29 states of India.
Anil Kumble (born 17 October 1970) is an Indian former cricketer and a former captain of Tests and ODIs, who played Tests and ODIs for 18 years.
Anjali Gopalan (born 1 September 1957) is an Indian human rights and animal rights activist, founder and executive director of The Naz Foundation (India) Trust, an NGO dedicated to the fight against the HIV/AIDS epidemic in India mainly focused on women and children.
Flying Officer Anjali Gupta was an officer in the Indian Air Force.
Anju Bobby George (born 19 April 1977) is an Indian athlete.
Justice Anna Chandy (1905-1996), also known as Anna Chandi, was the first female judge in India and also the first woman in India to become a high court judge.
Annie Besant, née Wood (1 October 1847 – 20 September 1933) was a British socialist, theosophist, women's rights activist, writer and orator and supporter of Irish and Indian self-rule.
Antarctica is Earth's southernmost continent.
Arati Gupta née Saha (24 September 1940 – 23 August 1994) was an Indian long distance swimmer.
Archery is the art, sport, practice or skill of using a bow to shoot arrows.
Khan Bahadur Ardeshir Irani (5 December 1886 – 14 October 1969); popularly known as Ardeshir Irani, was a writer, director, producer, actor, film distributor, film showman and cinematographer in the silent and sound eras of early Indian cinema.
Around The World is a Bollywood romantic comedy released in 1967 directed by Pachhi.
Arundhati Bhattacharya is an Indian banker and former Chairman of the State Bank of India.
Suzanna Arundhati Roy (born 24 November 1961) is an Indian author best known for her novel The God of Small Things (1997), which won the Man Booker Prize for Fiction in 1997 and became the biggest-selling book by a non-expatriate Indian author.
Aryabhata (Hindi: आर्यभट) was India's first satellite"Aryabhata" in The New Encyclopædia Britannica.
Aryan Vaid (born 4 July 1976) is an Indian male model, who won the Graviera Mister India World modelling pageant in the year 2000.
Asha Bhat (born September 5, 1992) is an Indian model, engineer and beauty pageant titleholder from Karnataka.
Ashish Kumar (born 1990) is an Indian gymnast from Allahabad, who won India's first-ever medals in gymnastics, in October 2010 at the 2010 Commonwealth Games and became the most successful Indian gymnast in Commonwealth Games history, by winning bronze and silver medals in different gymnastic events.
The Ashoka Chakra (alternative spelling: Ashok Chakra) is India's highest peacetime military decoration awarded for valour, courageous action or self-sacrifice away from the battlefield.
Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee CSI, FASB, FRSE, FRAS, MRIA (anglicised, originally Āśutōṣh Mukhōpādhyāẏa, also anglicised to Asutosh Mookerjee) (29 June 1864 – 25 May 1924) was a prolific Bengali educator, jurist, barrister and mathematician.
The Asian Games, also known as Asiad, is a continental multi-sport event held every four years among athletes from all over Asia.
Asima Chatterjee (23 September 1917 – 22 November 2006) was an Indian organic chemist noted for her work in the fields of organic chemistry and phytomedicine.
An astronaut or cosmonaut is a person trained by a human spaceflight program to command, pilot, or serve as a crew member of a spacecraft.
Atal Bihari Vajpayee (pronunciation; born 25 December 1924) is an Indian politician who was the 10th Prime Minister of India, first term for 13 days in 1996 and then from 1998 to 2004.
Balasaheb Gangadhar Kher (also known as B. G. Kher) (24 August 1888 – 8 March 1957) was the first chief minister (then called Premier) of Bombay State which consisted of present-day Maharashtra and Gujarat States of India.
Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar (14 April 1891 – 6 December 1956), popularly known as Babasaheb, was an Indian jurist, economist, politician and social reformer who inspired the Dalit Buddhist movement and campaigned against social discrimination towards Untouchables (Dalits), while also supporting the rights of women and labour.
Bachendri Pal' was biharn (born 24 May 1954) is an Indian mountaineer, who in 1984 became the first Indian woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest.
Bacillus thuringiensis (or Bt) is a Gram-positive, soil-dwelling bacterium, commonly used as a biological pesticide.
Badminton is a racquet sport played using racquets to hit a shuttlecock across a net.
The Beauty with a Purpose program is a registered charity and a non-profit organisation associated with Miss World.
Bengal (Bānglā/Bôngô /) is a geopolitical, cultural and historical region in Asia, which is located in the eastern part of the Indian subcontinent at the apex of the Bay of Bengal.
Bengal Film Journalists' Association Awards commonly referred as BFJA Awards, is given by The Bengal Film Journalists' Association.
Beno Zephine N L (born 17 April 1990) is an Indian Diplomat, who is the first 100% visually challenged Indian Foreign Service Officer.
Bhagyashree Thipsay (née Sathe;D.K. Bharadwaj (2003-05-13).. Press Information Bureau, Government of India. born 4 August 1961) is an Indian chess player holding the title of Woman International Master (WIM).
Bhaichung Bhutia (born 15 December 1976) is a retired Indian footballer of Sikkimese-Bhutia descent who played as a striker.
Bhanu Athaiya née Rajopadhye (भानु अथैय्या; born 28 April 1929) is an Indian costume designer, having worked in over 100 films, since the 1950s, with noted filmmakers like Guru Dutt, Yash Chopra, Raj Kapoor, Ashutosh Gowariker, and international directors like Conrad Rooks and Richard Attenborough.
Bharadwaj Dayala from the city of Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India is the first Indian to complete a solo tour around the world on an Indian-made Karizma motorcycle.
The Bharat Ratna (Jewel of India) is the highest civilian award of the Republic of India.
Bharat Samachar is a Hindi-language channel based on uttar pradesh and is widely known for local news.
The Bombay Quadrangular was an influential cricket tournament held in Bombay, India (now known as Mumbai) from 1912 to 1936.
The Man Booker Prize for Fiction (formerly known as the Booker–McConnell Prize and commonly known simply as the Booker Prize) is a literary prize awarded each year for the best original novel written in the English language and published in the UK.
Brihadishvara Temple, also called Rajarajesvaram or Peruvudaiyar Kovil, is a Hindu temple dedicated to Shiva located in Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu, India.
The Bundesliga (lit. "Federal League", sometimes referred to as the Fußball-Bundesliga or 1. Bundesliga) is a professional association football league in Germany and the football league with the highest average stadium attendance worldwide.
The Centre for Development of Telematics (C-DOT) is an Indian Government owned telecommunications technology development centre.
Chonira Belliappa Muthamma (Kodava: ಚೋನಿರ ಬೆಳ್ಯಪ್ಪ ಮುತ್ತಮ್ಮ) (January 24, 1924 - October 14, 2009) was the first woman to clear the Indian Civil Services examinations.
Cottari Kanakaiya Nayudu ((31 October 1895 – 14 November 1967), also known as CK, was the first captain of the Indian cricket team in Test matches. He played first-class cricket regularly till 1958, and returned for one last time in 1963 at the age of 68. In 1923, the ruler of Holkar invited him to Indore and made him a Captain (land and air) in his army, conferring on him the honour of a Colonel in Holkar's Army. Arthur Gilligan led the first MCC tour to India in the 1926–27 season. For the Hindus at Bombay Gymkhana, Nayudu hit 153 in 116 minutes with 11 sixes. One of the sixes, off Bob Wyatt, landed on the roof of the Gymkhana. The MCC presented him with a silver bat in recognition of that innings. He was also the first Indian cricketer to endorse a brand (Bathgate Liver Tonic) in 1941. The Government of India awarded him the third highest (then second highest) civilian honour of Padma Bhushan in 1956.
Conjeevaram Natarajan Annadurai (15 September 1909 – 3 February 1969), popularly called Anna ("Elder brother") or Arignar Anna ("Anna, the scholar"), was an Indian politician who served as 1st Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu from 1967 and 5th, last Chief Minister of Madras until 1969 in the state of Tamil Nadu in South India.
Chakravarti Rajagopalachari (10 December 1878 – 25 December 1972) informally called Rajaji or C.R., was an Indian politician, independence activist, lawyer, writer and statesman.
Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman (7 November 188821 November 1970) was an Indian physicist born in the former Madras Province in India presently the state of Tamil Nadu, who carried out ground-breaking work in the field of light scattering, which earned him the 1930 Nobel Prize for Physics.
The Calcutta Cricket & Football Club (CC&FC) is a sports club based in Kolkata, India.
Candice Pinto is an Indian Supermodel and Miss Tourism International 2001.
Captain Roop Singh Stadium, is a cricket ground in Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh.
Chandramukhi Basu (1860–1944), a Bengali Christian from Dehradun, which was located in the (then known as) United Provinces of Agra and Oudh, was one of the first two female graduates of the British Empire.
Charles John Canning, 1st Earl Canning (14 December 1812 – 17 June 1862), known as The Viscount Canning from 1837 to 1859, was an English statesman and Governor-General of India during the Indian Rebellion of 1857.
Admiral Sir Charles Thomas Mark Pizey (17 June 1899 – 17 May 1993) was a Royal Navy officer who served as the last Commander-in-Chief and first Chief of Naval Staff of the Indian Navy from 1951 to 1955.
Chennai (formerly known as Madras or) is the capital of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.
The Cheraman Juma Mosque is a mosque in Methala, Kodungallur Taluk, Thrissur District in the Indian state of Kerala.
Chetan Anand (3 January 1921 – 6 July 1997) was a Hindi film producer, screenwriter and director from India, whose debut film, Neecha Nagar, was awarded the Palme d'Or (Best Film) award at the first ever Cannes Film Festival in 1946.
Chetan Sharma (born 3 January 1966) is a former Indian cricketer, who played Tests and ODIs as a fast medium pace bowler for Indian cricket team.
Chhota Chetan is a 1998 Hindi dubbed release of the 1984 Malayalam film My Dear Kuttichathan.
The Chief Justice is the presiding member of a supreme court in any of many countries with a justice system based on English common law, such as the Supreme Court of Bangladesh, the Supreme Court of Canada, the Supreme Court of Singapore, the Court of Final Appeal of Hong Kong, the Supreme Court of Japan, the Supreme Court of India, the Supreme Court of Pakistan, the Supreme Court of Nigeria, the Supreme Court of Nepal, the Constitutional Court of South Africa, the Supreme Court of Ireland, the Supreme Court of New Zealand, the High Court of Australia, the Supreme Court of the United States, and provincial or state supreme courts.
The Chief Justice of India (CJI) is the head of the judiciary of India and the Supreme Court of India.
Chief of the Air Staff is the professional head and the commander of the Indian Air Force.
The Chief of the Army Staff is the commander and usually the highest-ranking officer of the Indian Army.
The Chief of the Naval Staff is the commander and the highest-ranking officer in the Indian Navy.
CinemaScope is an anamorphic lens series used, from 1953 to 1967, for shooting widescreen movies.
Cloning is the process of producing genetically identical individuals of an organism either naturally or artificially.
Color (or colour) photography is photography that uses media capable of reproducing colors.
A commander-in-chief, also sometimes called supreme commander, or chief commander, is the person or body that exercises supreme operational command and control of a nation's military forces.
The Communist Party of India (CPI) (Bhāratīya Kamyunisṭ Pārṭī) is a communist party in India.
Cornelia Sorabji (15 November 1866 – 6 July 1954) was an Indian woman who was the first female graduate from Bombay University, the first woman to study law at Oxford University (the first Indian national to study at any British university), the first female advocate in India, and the first woman to practice law in India and Britain.
A court-martial or court martial (plural courts-martial or courts martial, as "martial" is a postpositive adjective) is a military court or a trial conducted in such a court.
The ICC Cricket World Cup is the international championship of One Day International (ODI) cricket.
Dhundiraj Govind Phalke, popularly known as Dadasaheb Phalke (दादासाहेब फाळके) (30 April 1870 – 16 February 1944), was an Indian producer-director-screenwriter, known as the Father of Indian cinema.
The Dadasaheb Phalke Award is India's highest award in cinema.
Darjeeling is a town and a municipality in the Indian state of West Bengal.
Dasavathaaram (The Ten Avatars) is a 2008 Indian Tamil science fiction disaster film, directed by K. S. Ravikumar.
Daund is a city, municipal council and headquarters of Daund taluka in Pune district in the state of Maharashtra, India.
The title Defence Minister, Minister for Defence, Minister of National Defense, Secretary of Defence, Secretary of State for Defense or some similar variation, is assigned to the person in a cabinet position in charge of a Ministry of Defence, which regulates the armed forces in sovereign states.
Delhi (Dilli), officially the National Capital Territory of Delhi (NCT), is a city and a union territory of India.
The Delhi Sultanate (Persian:دهلی سلطان, Urdu) was a Muslim sultanate based mostly in Delhi that stretched over large parts of the Indian subcontinent for 320 years (1206–1526).
Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) is the main public transport operator of Delhi.
India is the second most populated country in the world with nearly a fifth of the world's population.
The Deputy Prime Minister of India is a member of the Union Cabinet in the Government of India.
Devika Rani Chaudhuri, usually known as Devika Rani (30 March 1908 – 9 March 1994), was an actress in Indian films who was active during the 1930s and 1940s.
Dhan Gopal Mukerji (ধন গোপাল মুখোপাধ্যায় Dhan Gōpāl Mukhōpādhyāy.) (6 July 1890 – 14 July 1936) was the first successful Indian man of letters in the United States and winner of Newbery Medal 1928.
Diamond Harbour is a city and a municipality of South 24 Parganas district in the Indian State of West Bengal.
Dipa Karmakar, (born 9 August 1993) is an artistic gymnast, who represented India at the 2016 Summer Olympics.
In India, the Director General of Police (DGP) is a three-star rank and the highest ranking police officer in Indian States and Union Territories.
Captain Divya Ajith Kumar is an officer of the Indian Army of AAD (Army Air Defense).
Doctor of Science (Latin: Scientiae Doctor), usually abbreviated Sc.D., D.Sc., S.D., or D.S., is an academic research degree awarded in a number of countries throughout the world.
The Duff Cooper Prize is a literary prize awarded annually for the best work of history, biography, political science or (very occasionally) poetry, published in English or French.
Durba Banerjee was the first pilot of Indian Airlines in 1956 and the first Indian woman commercial pilot.
Durgabai Kamat (1899 – May 17, 1997) was a Marathi actress, who was the first female actress of Indian cinema.
Elamkulam Manakkal Sankaran Namboodiripad (13 June 1909 – 19 March 1998), popularly EMS, was an Indian communist politician and theorist, who served as the first Chief Minister of Kerala state in 1957–59 and then again in 1967–69.
Eden Gardens is a cricket ground in Kolkata, India established in 1864.
Edward Frederick Lindley Wood, 1st Earl of Halifax, (16 April 1881 – 23 December 1959), styled Lord Irwin from 1925 until 1934 and Viscount Halifax from 1934 until 1944, was one of the most senior British Conservative politicians of the 1930s.
Elizabeth Anita Reddi is an Indian model and beauty queen.
Emile Berliner (May 20, 1851 – August 3, 1929), originally Emil Berliner, was a German-born American inventor.
English Bazar, otherwise known as Malda, the "Mango City", is a city in Malda district in the Indian state of West Bengal.
The English Channel (la Manche, "The Sleeve"; Ärmelkanal, "Sleeve Channel"; Mor Breizh, "Sea of Brittany"; Mor Bretannek, "Sea of Brittany"), also called simply the Channel, is the body of water that separates southern England from northern France and links the southern part of the North Sea to the Atlantic Ocean.
Ernakulam is a district of Kerala, India situated in the central part of that state.
Field marshal (or field marshal, abbreviated as FM) is a five–star general officer rank and the highest attainable rank in the Indian Army.
Film colorization (or colourisation) is any process that adds color to black-and-white, sepia, or other monochrome moving-picture images.
Force India Formula One Team Limited, competing as Sahara Force India F1 Team is a Formula One racing team based in Silverstone, United Kingdom, with an Indian licence.
Formula One (also Formula 1 or F1) is the highest class of single-seater auto racing sanctioned by the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) and owned by the Formula One Group.
Frederick William Gaisberg (1 January 1873 – 2 September 1951) was an American musician, recording engineer and one of the earliest classical music producers for the gramophone.
Gandhi is a 1982 epic historical drama film based on the life of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, the leader of India's non-violent, non-cooperative independence movement against the United Kingdom's rule of the country during the 20th century.
Ganesh Vasudev Mavalankar (27 November 1888 – 27 February 1956) popularly known as Dadasaheb was an independence activist, the President (from 1946 to 1947) of the Central Legislative Assembly, then Speaker of the Constituent Assembly of India, and later the first Speaker of the Lok Sabha, the lower house of the Parliament of India.
Gauhar Jaan (born Angelina Yeoward, 26 June 1873 – 17 January 1930) was an Indian singer and dancer from Calcutta.
Gay-Neck, the Story of a Pigeon is a 1928 children's novel by Dhan Gopal Mukerji that won the Newbery Medal for excellence in American children's literature in 1928.
General Motors Company, commonly referred to as General Motors (GM), is an American multinational corporation headquartered in Detroit that designs, manufactures, markets, and distributes vehicles and vehicle parts, and sells financial services.
Genetically modified foods or GM foods, also known as genetically engineered foods, bioengineered foods, genetically modified organisms, or GMOs, are foods produced from organisms that have had changes introduced into their DNA using the methods of genetic engineering.
George Nathaniel Curzon, 1st Marquess Curzon of Kedleston, (11 January 1859 – 20 March 1925), known as Lord Curzon of Kedleston between 1898 and 1911 and as Earl Curzon of Kedleston between 1911 and 1921, and commonly as Lord Curzon, was a British Conservative statesman.
George V (George Frederick Ernest Albert; 3 June 1865 – 20 January 1936) was King of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions, and Emperor of India, from 6 May 1910 until his death in 1936.
Ghiyas ud din Balban (reigned: 1266–1287) (غیاث الدین بلبن) was the ninth sultan of the Mamluk dynasty of Delhi.
Gladrags is an Indian magazine which features modeling and related events.
Gnanendramohan Tagore (also Gyanendramohan Tagore) (24 January 1826 – 5 January 1890) was the first Asian to be called to the bar in England, in 1862.
The Gobi Desert is a large desert region in Asia.
The Governor-General of India (or, from 1858 to 1947, officially the Viceroy and Governor-General of India, commonly shortened to Viceroy of India) was originally the head of the British administration in India and, later, after Indian independence in 1947, the representative of the Indian head of state.
The Grand Slam tournaments, also called majors, are the four most important annual tennis events.
The title Grandmaster (GM) is awarded to chess players by the world chess organization FIDE.
Guangzhou, also known as Canton, is the capital and most populous city of the province of Guangdong.
Guinness World Records, known from its inception in 1955 until 2000 as The Guinness Book of Records and in previous United States editions as The Guinness Book of World Records, is a reference book published annually, listing world records both of human achievements and the extremes of the natural world.
Sampooran Singh Kalra (born 18 August 1934), known popularly by his pet name Gulzar, is an Indian poet, lyricist, musician, composer and film director.
Vasanth Kumar Shivashankar Padukone (9 July 1925 – 10 October 1964), better known as Guru Dutt, was an Indian film director, producer and actor.
Justice Sir Harilal Jekisundas Kania (3 November 1890 – 6 November 1951) was the first Chief Justice of India, dying in office in 1951.
Major Hari Pal Singh Ahluwalia (born 6 November 1936) is an Indian mountaineer.
Harbhajan Singh Plaha (born 3 July 1980 in Jalandhar, Punjab, India), commonly known as Harbhajan Singh or simply Harbhajan, is an Indian international cricketer, who plays all forms of the game cricket.
Hicky's Bengal Gazette or the Original Calcutta General Advertiser was an English language weekly newspaper published in Kolkata (then Calcutta), the capital of British India.
High court usually refers to the superior court (or supreme court) of a country or state.
The Himachal Pradesh High Court is the High Court of the state of Himachal Pradesh.
Himangini Singh Yadu (born 5 October 1988) is an Indian beauty pageant titleholder who was crowned Miss Asia Pacific World 2012, on 16 June 2012 in Seoul, South Korea.
Homai Vyarawalla (9 December 1913 – 15 January 2012), commonly known by her pseudonym Dalda 13, was India's first woman photojournalist.
The Hooghly River (Hugli; Anglicized alternatively spelled Hoogli or Hugli) or the Bhāgirathi-Hooghly, traditionally called 'Ganga', is an approximately distributary of the Ganges River in West Bengal, India.
Hou Yifan (born 27 February 1994), China Chess League is a Chinese chess grandmaster and three-time Women's World Chess Champion.
Hum Log (English: We People) is an Indian television's first soap opera and also the first serial drama series on India.
Humayun's tomb (Maqbaera e Humayun) is the tomb of the Mughal Emperor Humayun in Delhi, India.
Humpy Koneru (born 31 March 1987, Gudivada, Andhra Pradesh) is an Indian chess grandmaster.
Hydroelectricity is electricity produced from hydropower.
Inivalappil Mani Vijayan, (born 25 April 1969) popularly known as Kalo Harin, is a former professional Indian football player.
The IAAF World Championships, commonly referred to as the World Championships in Athletics, is a biennial athletics event organized by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF).
The ICC World Twenty20 (also referred to as the World T20, and colloquially as the T20 World Cup) is the international championship of Twenty20 International cricket.
In vitro fertilisation (IVF) is a process of fertilisation where an egg is combined with sperm outside the body, in vitro ("in glass").
India (IAST), also called the Republic of India (IAST), is a country in South Asia.
The India national cricket team, also known as Team India and Men in Blue, is governed by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), and is a full member of the International Cricket Council (ICC) with Test, One Day International (ODI) and Twenty20 International (T20I) status.
The Indian Air Force (IAF; IAST: Bhāratīya Vāyu Senā) is the air arm of the Indian armed forces.
The Indian Civil Service (ICS) for part of the 19th century officially known as the Imperial Civil Service, was the elite higher civil service of the British Empire in British India during British rule in the period between 1858 and 1947.
The Indian Foreign Service is the administrative diplomatic civil service under Group A and Group B of the Central Civil Services of the executive branch of the Government of India.
The Indian National Congress (INC, often called Congress Party) is a broadly based political party in India.
The Indian Police Service (Bhāratīya Pulis Sevā) or IPS, is an All India Service for policing.
Indian Railways (IR) is India's national railway system operated by the Ministry of Railways.
Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA) is a premier scientific organisation of India with headquarters at Kolkata, West Bengal.
The Indian subcontinent is a southern region and peninsula of Asia, mostly situated on the Indian Plate and projecting southwards into the Indian Ocean from the Himalayas.
Indira Priyadarshini Gandhi (née Nehru; 19 November 1917 – 31 October 1984) was an Indian politician, stateswoman and a central figure of the Indian National Congress.
Indra Lal Roy, (2 December 1898 – 22 July 1918) is the sole Indian World War I flying ace.
Indrani Rahman (19 September 1930, Chennai – 5 February 1999, New York) was an Indian classical dancer, of Bharata Natyam, Kuchipudi, Kathakali and Odissi, which she popularised in the west, and later settled in New York in 1976.
The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) is the international governing body for the sport of athletics.
The International Federation for Emergency Medicine (IFEM) is an organisation promoting international emergency medicine around the world.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC; French: Comité International Olympique, CIO) is a Swiss private non-governmental organisation based in Lausanne, Switzerland, which is the authority responsible for the modern Olympic Games.
The International Teen Princess was a contest that began in 1966 in Chicago, Illinois, where it was held for four years.
Iranian architecture or Persian architecture (Persian:مهرازى ایرانی) is the architecture of Iran and parts of the rest of West Asia, the Caucasus and Central Asia.
Isha Basant Joshi (born Isha Basant Mukand; 31 December 1908, date of death unknown) was an Indian author.
10 meter air rifle is an International Shooting Sports Federation (ISSF) shooting event, shot over a distance of from a standing position with a calibre air rifle with a maximum weight of.
Double trap is a shotgun shooting sport, one of the ISSF shooting events.
Jivatram Bhagwandas Kripalani (11 November 1888 – 19 March 1982), popularly known as Acharya Kripalani, was an Indian politician, noted particularly for holding the presidency of the Indian National Congress during the transfer of power in 1947.
Jehangir Ratanji Dadabhoy Tata (29 July 1904 – 29 November 1993) was a French-born Indian aviator, entrepreneur, chairman of Tata Group and the shareholder of Tata Sons.
Jamshedji Nusserwanji Tata (also spelled as Jamsetji) (3 March 1839 – 19 May 1904) was an Indian pioneer industrialist, who founded the Tata Group, India's biggest conglomerate company.
The Janata Party (JP or JNP) (translation: People's Party) was an amalgam of Indian political parties opposed to the State of Emergency that was imposed between 1975 and 1977 by the Government of India under the Prime Ministership of Indira Gandhi and her party, the Indian National Congress (R).
Jawaharlal Nehru (14 November 1889 – 27 May 1964) was the first Prime Minister of India and a central figure in Indian politics before and after independence.
Jharkhand (lit. "Bushland" or The land of forest) is a state in eastern India, carved out of the southern part of Bihar on 15 November 2000.
Jigme Dorji Wangchuck (Wylie: 'jigs med rdo rje dbang phyug; 2 May 1929 – 21 July 1972) was the Druk Gyalpo of Bhutan.
Jodhpur is the second largest city in the Indian state of Rajasthan and officially the second metropolitan city of the state.
Kaagaz Ke Phool (Kāgaz kē Phūl, Translation: "Paper Flowers") is a 1959 Hindi film produced and directed by Guru Dutt, who also played the lead role in the film.
Kadambini Ganguly (কাদম্বিনী গাঙ্গুলি; 18 July 1861 – 3 October 1923) and Chandramukhi Basu were the first two female graduates from India, though from the entire British Empire.
The Kailash (IAST) or Kailasanatha temple (Kailāsanātha) is one of the largest rock-cut ancient Hindu temples located in Ellora, Maharashtra, India.
Kailash Satyarthi (born Kailash Sharma; 11 January 1954) is an Indian children's rights activist.
The Kaḷinga architectural style (କଳିଙ୍ଗ ସ୍ଥାପତ୍ୟକଳା) is a style which flourished in the ancient Kalinga region or present eastern Indian state of Odisha, West Bengal and northern Andhra Pradesh.
Kallanai (also known as the Grand Anicut, Tamil: கல்லணை) is an ancient dam, which is built (in running water) across the Kaveri river in Tiruchirappalli District in the state of Tamil Nadu in India.
Kalpana Chawla (March 17, 1962 – February 1, 2003) was an American astronaut and the first woman of Indian origin in space.
Parathasarathi Srinivasan (born 7 November 1954), professionally known as Kamal Haasan, is an Indian politician, film actor, dancer, film director, screenwriter, producer, playback singer and lyricist who works primarily in Tamil cinema.
Kamini Roy (কামিনী রায়) (12 October 1864 – 27 September 1933) was a leading Bengali poet, social worker and feminist in British India.
Kanchan Chaudhary Bhattacharya (कंचन चौधरी भट्टाचार्य) is a former Director General of Police in Uttarakhand Police and recently turned to politics, ran as a candidate of Aam Aadmi Party from Haridwar, Uttarakhand in the 2014 Indian general election.
Kanpur (formerly Cawnpore) is the 12th most populous city in India and the second largest city in the state of Uttar Pradesh after Lucknow.
Kapil Dev Nikhanj (born 6 January 1959), better known as Kapil Dev, is a former Indian cricketer.
Karachi (کراچی; ALA-LC:,; ڪراچي) is the capital of the Pakistani province of Sindh.
Karnam Malleswari (born 1 June 1975) is a retired Indian weightlifter.
The Kashmir Princess was a chartered Lockheed L-749A Constellation aircraft owned by Air India.
Kerala is a state in South India on the Malabar Coast.
Khadki is a town near Pune in Maharashtra, India.
The Khalji or Khilji dynasty was a Muslim dynasty which ruled large parts of the Indian subcontinent between 1290 and 1320.
Khashaba Dadasaheb Jadhav (्री., January 15, 1926 – August 14, 1984) was an Indian athlete.
Khyal or Khayal is the modern genre of classical singing in North India.
Kiran Bedi (born 9 June 1949) is a retired Indian Police Service officer, social activist, former tennis player and politician who is the current Lieutenant Governor of Puducherry.
Kisan Kanhaiya was a 1937 Hindi Cinecolor feature film which was directed by Moti B. Gidwani and produced by Ardeshir Irani of Imperial Pictures.
Field Marshal Kodandera "Kipper" Madappa Cariappa, OBE (28 January 1899 – 15 May 1993) was the first Indian Commander-in-Chief (C-in-C) of the Indian Army.
KGF or Kolar Gold Fields is a mining region and taluk, in the Kolar District of Karnataka state, India.
Kolkata (also known as Calcutta, the official name until 2001) is the capital of the Indian state of West Bengal.
The Kolkata Metro is a rapid transit system serving the Kolkata metropolitan area in the Indian state of West Bengal.
Konark Sun Temple is a 13th-century CE sun temple at Konark about northeast from Puri on the coastline of Odisha, India.
Kottayam is a municipal town in the Indian state of Kerala.
Kottayam is one of the 14 districts in the state of Kerala, India.
Krishna I (ಅಕಾಲವರ್ಷ ಶುಭತುಂಗ ಕೃಷ್ಣ) (756–774 CE), an uncle of Dantidurga, took charge of the growing Rashtrakuta Empire by defeating the last Badami Chalukya ruler Kirtivarman II in 757.
Kumhar is a caste or community in India and Pakistan.
Lage Raho Munna Bhai is a 2006 Indian comedy-drama film directed by Rajkumar Hirani and produced by Vidhu Vinod Chopra.
The Lal Bahadur Shastri Stadium (లాల్ బహదూర్ శాస్త్రి స్టేడియం) formerly known as Fateh Maidan is a football and cricket stadium in Hyderabad, Telangana.
Lala Amarnath Bharadwaj was an Indian cricketer.
Lara Dutta (born 16 April 1978) is an Indian actress, model and beauty queen who was crowned Miss Intercontinental 1997 and Miss Universe 2000.
A launch vehicle or carrier rocket is a rocket used to carry a payload from Earth's surface through outer space, either to another surface point (suborbital), or into space (Earth orbit or beyond).
The Leader of the Opposition is the politician who leads the official opposition in either House of the Parliament of India.
Leander Adrian Paes (born 17 June 1973) is an Indian professional tennis player who is considered to be one of the best doubles and mixed doubles players of all time, having achieved a career Grand Slam in each discipline.
The Legion of Honour, with its full name National Order of the Legion of Honour (Ordre national de la Légion d'honneur), is the highest French order of merit for military and civil merits, established in 1802 by Napoléon Bonaparte and retained by all the divergent governments and regimes later holding power in France, up to the present.
Leila Seth (20 October 1930 – 5 May 2017) was the first woman judge on the Delhi High Court and she became the first woman to become Chief Justice of a state High Court on 5 August 1991.
The International Lenin Peace Prize (международная Ленинская премия мира, mezhdunarodnaya Leninskaya premiya mira) was a Soviet Union award named in honor of Vladimir Lenin.
Limba Ram is an Indian archer who represented India in international competitions, including three Olympics.
This is a list of categories of awards commonly awarded through organizations that bestow film awards, including those presented by various film, festivals, and people's awards.
There are 24 high courts at the state and union territory level of India, which together with the Supreme Court of India at the national level, comprise the country's judicial system.
The list includes all Indian captains of individual, women's and youth cricket.
This is a partial list of members of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres of France.
A hat-trick in cricket is when a bowler takes three wickets on consecutive deliveries, dismissing three different batsmen.
Literacy in India is a key for socio-economic progress, and the Indian literacy rate has grown to 74% (2011 Census figure) with recent reports of 80% literacy.
The Lok Sabha (House of the People) is the lower house of India's bicameral Parliament, with the upper house being the Rajya Sabha.
Long Beach is a city on the Pacific Coast of the United States, within the Greater Los Angeles area of Southern California.
Lord's Cricket Ground, commonly known simply as Lord's, is a cricket venue in St John's Wood, London.
Lucknow is the capital and largest city of the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh and is also the administrative headquarters of the eponymous District and Division.
Madame Tussauds is a wax museum in London with smaller museums in a number of other major cities.
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (2 October 1869 – 30 January 1948) was an Indian activist who was the leader of the Indian independence movement against British rule.
Mahesh Shrinivas Bhupathi (born 7 June 1974) is a retired Indian professional tennis player.
Malavath Purna (also called Malavath Poorna, Purna Malavath, or Poorna Malavath; born 10 June 2000) is an Indian mountaineer from Nizamabad district, Telangana.
Malayalam cinema is the Indian film industry based in the southern state of Kerala, dedicated to the production of motion pictures in the Malayalam.
Mamata Banerjee (Bengali: also known as Didi, born 5 January 1955) is an Indian politician serving as the 8th and current Chief Minister of West Bengal since 2011.
The Mamluk Dynasty (sometimes referred as Slave Dynasty or Ghulam Dynasty) (سلطنت مملوک), (غلام خاندان) was directed into Northern India by Qutb ud-Din Aibak, a Turkic Mamluk slave general from Central Asia.
Manav (Sanskrit: मानव, pronounced 'Maanav'/ Mɑnʌv, meaning "human") is India's first 3D printed expandable platform humanoid robot which was developed in the laboratory of A-SET Training and Research Institutes by Diwakar Vaish (head Robotics and Research, A-SET Training and Research Institutes) in late December 2014, it was debuted for the first time in the IIT-Bombay Techfest 2014-15.
Manhunt International is an international male beauty pageant which began in 1993, though the roots of the pageant go back a few years more to when one single national preliminary was held in Singapore.
Manmohan Singh (born 26 September 1932) is an Indian economist and politician who served as the Prime Minister of India from 2004 to 2014.
Manushi Chhillar (born 14 May 1997) is an Indian model and the winner of the Miss World 2017 pageant.
Mars is the fourth planet from the Sun and the second-smallest planet in the Solar System after Mercury.
The Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM), also called Mangalyaan ("Mars-craft", from मंगल mangala, "Mars" and यान yāna, "craft, vehicle"), is a space probe orbiting Mars since 24 September 2014.
Chungneijang Mary Kom Hmangte (born 1 March 1983), better known as Mary Kom, is an Indian Olympic boxer hailing from Manipur.
Mata Bhavani's Stepwell or Mata Bhavani ni Vav is a stepwell in Asarwa area of Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India.
Mehrauli is a neighbourhood in the South West district of Delhi in India.
Meira Kumar is an Indian politician and five-time Member of Parliament who was the United Progressive Alliance nominee for President of India in the 2017 election.
Mihir Sen (16 November 1930 – 11 June 1997) was a famous long distance swimmer & a National Hero, considered to be one of the most prominent youth icons of his generation.
The Minister of Finance (or simply, Finance Minister) is the head of the Ministry of Finance of the Government of India.
The Minister of Law and Justice is the head of the Ministry of Law and Justice and one of the cabinet ministers of the Government of India.
The Minister of Railways is the head of the Ministry of Railways of the Government of India.
The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare is an Indian government ministry charged with health policy in India.
Miss Asia Pacific World is a yearly beauty pageant.
Miss Earth is an annual international environmental-themed beauty pageant promoting environmental awareness.
Miss India Worldwide is a beauty pageant which draws contestants from India and from among members of the Indian diaspora residing in other countries.
Miss Tourism International is an annual international beauty pageant run by the D’ Touch International Sdn.
Miss Universe is an annual international beauty pageant that is run by the American based Miss Universe Organization.
Miss Universe 1952, the 1st Miss Universe pageant, was held on June 28, 1952 at the Long Beach Municipal Auditorium in Long Beach, California.
Miss World is the oldest running international beauty pageant.
The Mister World competition is a male beauty pageant sponsored by the Miss World Organization.
Mithali Dorai Raj (born 3 December 1982) is an Indian cricketer and the captain of the Indian women's cricket team in Tests and ODI.
Modern Food Industries (India) Ltd (MFIL) was set up in 1965 as Modern Bakeries (India) Limited situated at Kazhikundram, Taramani (Near Tidel Park).
Mohammed Salim (মহম্মদ সালিম,, 1904 – 5 November 1980) was an Indian footballer from Calcutta (now Kolkata, West Bengal), which at the time was part of the British Raj.
Mohini Bhasmasur is a 1913 Indian mythological film directed by Dhundiraj Govind Phalke and starring Kamlabai Gokhale and Durgabai Kamat.
Monomohun Ghose (মনমোহন ঘোষ Mônmohon Ghosh) (also spelt Monomohun Ghosh, Manmohan Ghosh) (March 13, 1844 – October 16, 1896) was the first practicing barrister of Indian origin.
Monotosh Roy (মনতোষ রায়) (21 October 1916 – 29 June 2005) was an Indian bodybuilder, who held the Mr. Universe title in Group III Amateur Division in 1951.
Morarji Desai (29 February 1896 – 10 April 1995) was an Indian independence activist and served between 1977 and 1979 as the 4th Prime Minister of India and led the government formed by the Janata Party.
Mother India is a 1957 Indian epic drama film, directed by Mehboob Khan and starring Nargis, Sunil Dutt, Rajendra Kumar, and Raaj Kumar.
Mother Teresa, known in the Roman Catholic Church as Saint Teresa of Calcutta (born Anjezë Gonxhe Bojaxhiu,; 26 August 1910 – 5 September 1997), was an Albanian-Indian Roman Catholic nun and missionary.
Mount Everest, known in Nepali as Sagarmāthā and in Tibetan as Chomolungma, is Earth's highest mountain above sea level, located in the Mahalangur Himal sub-range of the Himalayas.
The Mountbatten family is a European dynasty originating as a branch of the German princely Battenberg family.
Mrinal Sen (also spelled Mrinal Shen, born 14 May 1923) is a noted Bengali filmmaker based in Kolkata.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni (commonly known as MS Dhoni; born 7 July 1981) is an Indian international cricketer who captained the Indian national team in limited-overs formats from 2007 to 2016 and in Test cricket from 2008 to 2014.
Mughal-e-Azam (English: The Great Mughal) is a 1960 Indian epic historical drama film directed by K. Asif and produced by Shapoorji Pallonji.
Multan (Punjabi, Saraiki, مُلتان), is a Pakistani city and the headquarters of Multan District in the province of Punjab.
Mumbai (also known as Bombay, the official name until 1995) is the capital city of the Indian state of Maharashtra.
The Mumbai-Pune Expressway is India's first six-lane concrete, high-speed, access controlled tolled expressway.
Mumbai Suburban Railway consists of exclusive inner suburban railway lines augmented by commuter rail on main lines serving outlying suburbs to serve the Mumbai Metropolitan Region.
My Dear Kuttichathan (English: My Dear Little Ghost) is a 1984 Indian Malayalam fantasy film directed by Jijo Punnoose.
Nandalal Bose (Nondo-lal Boshū) (3 December 1882 – 16 April 1966) was one of the pioneers of modern Indian art and a key figure of Contextual Modernism.
Kumar Ram Narain Karthikeyan (born 14 January 1977, in Coimbatore) is a racing driver who was the first Formula One driver from India.
Narendra Damodardas Modi (born 17 September 1950) is an Indian politician serving as the 14th and current Prime Minister of India since 2014.
The National Film Awards is the most prominent film award ceremonies in India.
Navjot Kaur (born 10 February 1990) is an Indian wrestler.
Neecha Nagar (नीचा नगर Nīcā nagar, English: Lowly City) is a 1946 Hindi-Urdu film, directed by Chetan Anand, written by Khwaja Ahmad Abbas and Hayatullah Ansari, and produced by Rashid Anwar.
Neel Akasher Neechey (Bengali: নীল আকাশের নীচে Nil akasher niche, "Under the Blue Sky") is a 1959 Bengali language film directed by Mrinal Sen and produced by Hemanta Mukherjee, starring Kali Bannerjee, Manju Dey, Bikash Roy and others.
The Nehru–Gandhi family is an Indian political dynasty that has occupied a prominent place in the politics of India.
The Netherlands (Nederland), often referred to as Holland, is a country located mostly in Western Europe with a population of seventeen million.
The New Zealand national cricket team, nicknamed the Black Caps, played their first Test in 1930 against England in Christchurch, becoming the fifth country to play Test cricket.
The John Newbery Medal is a literary award given by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association (ALA).
Nicole Estelle Faria (born 9 February 1990) is an Indian supermodel and actress from Bangalore who won the Miss Earth 2010.
Nirad Chandra Chaudhuri (23 November 1897 – 1 August 1999) was an Indian Bengali−English writer and man of letters.
Nirupama Sanjeev (née: Vaidyanathan; born 8 December 1976) is a retired Indian professional tennis player.
The Nishan-e-Pakistan (نشان پاکستان, English: Order of Pakistan) is the highest of civil awards and decorations given by the Government of Pakistan for the highest degree of service to the country and nation of Pakistan.
'NLC India Limited (NLCIL) formerly Neyveli Lignite Corporation is a 'Navratna' profit making, Government of India Entreprise engaged in mining of lignite and generation of power through lignite based thermal power plants.
The Nobel Peace Prize (Swedish, Norwegian: Nobels fredspris) is one of the five Nobel Prizes created by the Swedish industrialist, inventor, and armaments manufacturer Alfred Nobel, along with the prizes in Chemistry, Physics, Physiology or Medicine, and Literature.
The Nobel Prize in Literature (Nobelpriset i litteratur) is a Swedish literature prize that has been awarded annually, since 1901, to an author from any country who has, in the words of the will of Swedish industrialist Alfred Nobel, produced "in the field of literature the most outstanding work in an ideal direction" (original Swedish: "den som inom litteraturen har producerat det mest framstående verket i en idealisk riktning").
The Nobel Prize in Physics (Nobelpriset i fysik) is a yearly award given by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences for those who conferred the most outstanding contributions for mankind in the field of physics.
Norman Gilbert Pritchard (23 June 1877 – 31 October 1929), also known by his stage name as Norman Trevor, was a British-Indian sportsperson and actor who became the first first Asian-born athlete to win an Olympic medal when he won two silver medals in athletics at the 1900 Paris Olympics.
The North Pole, also known as the Geographic North Pole or Terrestrial North Pole, is (subject to the caveats explained below) defined as the point in the Northern Hemisphere where the Earth's axis of rotation meets its surface.
A nuclear reactor, formerly known as an atomic pile, is a device used to initiate and control a self-sustained nuclear chain reaction.
A One Day International (ODI) is a form of limited overs cricket, played between two teams with international status, in which each team faces a fixed number of overs, usually 50.
The Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (Order of Arts and Letters) is an Order of France, established on 2 May 1957 by the Minister of Culture, and its supplementary status to the Ordre national du Mérite was confirmed by President Charles de Gaulle in 1963.
Oxford is a city in the South East region of England and the county town of Oxfordshire.
Pilavullakandi Thekkeparambil Usha (born 27 June 1964), popularly known as P. T. Usha, is a retired Indian track and field athlete.
Pamulaparti Venkata Narasimha Rao (28 June 1921 – 23 December 2004) was an Indian lawyer and politician who served as the 9th Prime Minister of India (1991–1996).
Pusarla Venkata Sindhu (born 5 July 1995) is an Indian professional badminton player.
The Padma Vibhushan is the second-highest civilian award of the Republic of India; Bharat Ratna is the highest, Padma Bhushan third-ranking.
Padmavathy Bandopadhyay (born 4 November 1944) is the first woman Air Marshal of the Indian Air Force.
The Pakistan national cricket team (پاکستان قومی کرکٹ ٹیم), popularly referred to as the Shaheens (شاہینز), Green Shirts and Men in Green, is administered by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB).
Palakkad, also known as Palghat, is a city and municipality in the state of Kerala in southern India, spread over an area of 26.60 km2 and is the administrative headquarters of the Palakkad District.
The Palme d'Or (Golden Palm) is the highest prize awarded at the Cannes Film Festival.
The Param Vir Chakra (PVC) is India's highest military decoration, awarded for displaying distinguished acts of valour during wartime.
Pathanamthitta District is a district in the southern part of Kerala, India.
Pather Panchali (Song of the Little Road) is a 1955 Indian Bengali-language drama film written and directed by Satyajit Ray and produced by the Government of West Bengal.
A phonograph record (also known as a gramophone record, especially in British English, or record) is an analog sound storage medium in the form of a flat disc with an inscribed, modulated spiral groove.
Photojournalism is a particular form of journalism (the collecting, editing, and presenting of news material for publication or broadcast) that employs images in order to tell a news story.
Poliomyelitis, often called polio or infantile paralysis, is an infectious disease caused by the poliovirus.
Pahlan Ratanji "Polly" Umrigar (28 March 1926 – 7 November 2006) was an Indian cricketer.
Prabhavatigupta (fl. 405), was queen and regent of the Vakataka dynasty.
Pradip Kumar Banerjee (born 23 June 1936) or P. K. Banerjee as he is called often, is a distinguished former Indian footballer and football coach.
Pratibha Rao Patil (born 19 December 1934) is an Indian politician who served as the 12th President of India from 2007 to 2012.
The President of the Republic of India is the head of state of India and the commander-in-chief of the Indian Armed Forces.
The President of the United Nations General Assembly is a position voted for by representatives in the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on a yearly basis.
The Press Information Bureau, commonly abbreviated as PIB, is a nodal agency of the Government of India.
The Prime Minister of India is the leader of the executive of the Government of India.
Priyanka Chopra (born 18 July 1982) is a global actress, singer, film producer, philanthropist, author and the winner of the Miss World 2000 pageant.
Priyanka Shah is an Indian actress and beauty pageant titleholder and the winner of Miss Tourism India 2007.
Pune, formerly spelled Poona (1857–1978), is the second largest city in the Indian state of Maharashtra, after Mumbai.
The Qutb complex is a collection of monuments and buildings from the Delhi Sultanate at Mehrauli in Delhi in India, which were built on the ruins of Lal Kot, which consisted of 27 Hindu and Jain temples and Qila-Rai-Pithora (Prithviraj Chauhan's city, whom Muhammad Ghori's Afghan armies had earlier defeated and killed in the Second Battle of Tarain).
Sir Ramasamy Chetty Kandasamy Shanmukham Chetty KCIE (17 October 1892 – 5 May 1953) was an Indian lawyer, economist and politician who served as independent India's first finance minister from 1947 to 1949.
Rabindranath Tagore FRAS, also written Ravīndranātha Ṭhākura (7 May 1861 – 7 August 1941), sobriquet Gurudev, was a Bengali polymath who reshaped Bengali literature and music, as well as Indian art with Contextual Modernism in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Radha Bartake is an Indian actress, model and beauty queen.
A radiotelephone (or radiophone) is a communications system for transmission of speech over radio.
Raja Harishchandra is a 1913 Indian silent film, directed and produced by Dadasaheb Phalke, and is often considered as the first full-length Indian feature film.
Rajarhat is a neighbourhood of Kolkata, located in North 24 Parganas district of the Indian state of West Bengal.
Rajendra Prasad (3 December 1884 – 28 February 1963) was the first President of India, in office from 1950 to 1962.
General Maharaj Shri Rajendrasinhji Jadeja, DSO (15 June 1899 – 1 January 1964), also known as Kumar Sri Rajendrasinhji and K.S. Rajendrasinhji, was the first Chief of Army Staff of the Indian army, and the second Indian, after Field Marshal K. M. Cariappa, to become Commander-in-Chief of the Indian Army.
Rajkumar Hirani (born 20 November 1962) is an Indian film director and editor.
Colonel Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore AVSM (born 29 January 1970) is an Indian politician and a former professional shooter.
Rakesh Sharma, AC, Hero of the Soviet Union (born 13 January 1949), is a former Indian Air Force pilot who flew aboard Soyuz T-11, launched on 2 April 1984, as part of the Intercosmos programme.
Ramanathan Krishnan (born 11 April 1937, Boothapandi Village, Nagercoil, India) is a retired tennis player from India who was among the world's leading players in the 1950s and 1960s.
The Ramon Magsaysay Award is an annual award established to perpetuate former Philippine President Ramon Magsaysay's example of integrity in governance, courageous service to the people, and pragmatic idealism within a democratic society.
Rashtrakuta (IAST) was a royal dynasty ruling large parts of the Indian subcontinent between the sixth and 10th centuries.
Raziya Sultana, sometime Raziyya Sultan, (1205 – 13 October 1240) was the Sultan of Delhi from 10 November 1236 to 14 October 1240.
Reita Faria Powell (born 23 August 1943) born to Goan parents in British Bombay (now Mumbai) is an Indian model, doctor and beauty pageant titleholder who won the Miss World title in the year 1966, making her the first Asian woman to win the event.
Resul Pookutty (born 30 May 1971) is an Indian film sound designer, sound editor and mixer.
Robin Dutt (born 24 January 1965) is a retired German football player, who currently coaches VfL Bochum.
Rohit Khandelwal (born 19 August 1989), is an Indian model, actor, television personality, winner of Mr India 2015, and the first ever Asian to be crowned Mister World in the 2016 contest.
Rohit Gurunath Sharma (born 30 April 1987) is an Indian international cricketer who is the vice-captain of the India national team in limited-overs formats.
Air Commodore Sudhindra Kumar Majumdar (8 October 1927 – 20 July 2011) was an officer and helicopter pioneer in the Indian Air Force.
Patlolla Sabitha Indra Reddy is an Indian politician and the first woman Home Minister of Andhra Pradesh.
Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar (born 24 April 1973) is a former Indian international cricketer and a former captain of the Indian national team, regarded as one of the greatest batsmen of all time.
Saifuddin Kitchlew (15 January 1888 – 9 October 1963) was an Indian freedom fighter, barrister, politician and an Muslim nationalist leader.
Sailendra Nath Manna (1 September 1924 – 27 February 2012), known popularly as Sailen Manna, was an Indian international footballer and is considered to be one of the best defenders India has ever produced.
Saina Nehwal (born 17 March 1990) is an Indian professional badminton singles player.She won gold at 2018 Commonwealth Games in women's singles after defeating P. V. Sindhu after which she became the first Indian to win 2 singles gold in commonwealth games.
Sakshi Malik (born 3 September 1992) is an Indian freestyle wrestler.
Field Marshal Sam Hormusji Framji Jamshedji Manekshaw, MC (3 April 1914 – 27 June 2008), popularly known as Sam Bahadur ("Sam the Brave"), was the Chief of the Army Staff of the Indian Army during the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971, and the first Indian Army officer to be promoted to the rank of field marshal.
Sania Mirza (born 15 November 1986) is an Indian professional tennis player.
Santhi Soundarajan (also spelled Shanthi Soundararajan,சாந்தி சௌந்திரராஜன், born April 1981) is an Indian track and field athlete.
Santhosh George Kulangara (born 25 December 1971) is the founder and chief explorer of Safari TV, the first and only exploration channel in India.
Saraswati was the first Hindi monthly magazine of India.
Sarla Thakral (1914 – 15 March 2008) was the first Indian woman to fly an aircraft.
Sarojini Naidu; Chattopadhyay, (13 February 1879 – 2 March 1949) was an Indian independence activist and poet.
In the context of spaceflight, a satellite is an artificial object which has been intentionally placed into orbit.
Satyajit Ray (2 May 1921 – 23 April 1992) was an Indian filmmaker, screenwriter, graphic artist, music composer and author, widely regarded as one of the greatest filmmakers of the 20th century.
Satyendra Nath Bose, (সত্যেন্দ্র নাথ বসু Sôtyendronath Bosu,; 1 January 1894 – 4 February 1974) was an Indian physicist specialising in theoretical physics.
Satyendranath Tagore (সত্যেন্দ্রনাথ ঠাকুর) (1st June, 1842 – 9th January, 1923) was the first Indian to join the Indian Civil Service.
Savitribai Jyotirao Phule (3 January 1831 – 10 March 1897) was an Indian social reformer, educationalist and poet.
Secunderabad (also spelled sometimes as Sikandar-a-bad) is the twin city of Hyderabad located in the Indian state of Telangana.
In television and radio programming, a serial has a continuing plot that unfolds in a sequential episode-by-episode fashion.
Shanti Tigga is the first female jawan in the Indian Army.
Sharmila Tagore (also known as Begum Ayesha Sultana; born 8 December 1944) is an Indian film actress known for her works in Hindi cinema as well as Bengali cinema.
Shimla, also known as Simla, is the capital and the largest city of the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh.
Shiva Keshavan (born 25 August 1981) is a six time Olympian and the first Indian representative to compete in luge at the Winter Olympic Games.
Shyamchi Aai (1953) is a Marathi film, directed by P.K.Atre.
Sidharth Shukla is an Indian television actor and model from Mumbai.
Sidrapong Hydroelectric Power Station (Sidrapong Hydel Power Station), located at the foothills of Arya Tea Estate from Darjeeling town, is the oldest hydel power station or hydroelectric power plant in India.
Sikkim is a state in Northeast India.
Villupuram Chinnaiah Ganesan, known by his stage name Sivaji Ganesan, (1 October 1928 – 21 July 2001) was an Indian actor, producer and composer.
Slumdog Millionaire is a 2008 British drama film directed by Danny Boyle, written by Simon Beaufoy, and produced by Christian Colson.
Major Somnath Sharma, PVC (31 January 1923 – 3 November 1947), an Indian Army officer, was the first recipient of Param Vir Chakra (PVC), India's highest military decoration.
Sonal Chauhan(born 16 May 1987) is an Indian fashion model, singer and actress who predominantly works in Telugu and Hindi cinema.
Surjo Kumar Chakraborty (c. 1826 in Kanaksar – 29 September 1874 in Kensington) was a surgeon, and he was one of the earliest Indians to practice modern medicine.
A sound film is a motion picture with synchronized sound, or sound technologically coupled to image, as opposed to a silent film.
Sourav Chandidas Ganguly (born 8 July 1972), affectionately known as Dada (meaning "elder brother" in Bengali), is a former Indian cricketer and captain of the Indian national team, Currently, he is appointed as the President of the Cricket Association of Bengal and President of the Editorial Board with Wisden India.
The South African national cricket team, nicknamed the Proteas (after South Africa's national flower, Protea cynaroides, commonly known as the "king protea"), is administered by Cricket South Africa.
South India is the area encompassing the Indian states of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Telangana as well as the union territories of Lakshadweep, Andaman and Nicobar Islands and Puducherry, occupying 19% of India's area.
The South Pole, also known as the Geographic South Pole or Terrestrial South Pole, is one of the two points where the Earth's axis of rotation intersects its surface.
Soyuz T-11 was the 6th expedition to Salyut 7, and carried the first Indian cosmonaut to the Salyut 7 station.
Space is the boundless three-dimensional extent in which objects and events have relative position and direction.
Space Shuttle Columbia (Orbiter Vehicle Designation: OV-102) was the first space-rated orbiter in NASA's Space Shuttle fleet.
Space tourism is space travel for recreational, leisure or business purposes.
The Speaker of the Lok Sabha is the presiding officer of the Lok Sabha, the lower house of the Parliament of India.
Sri Lanka (Sinhala: ශ්රී ලංකා; Tamil: இலங்கை Ilaṅkai), officially the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, is an island country in South Asia, located in the Indian Ocean to the southwest of the Bay of Bengal and to the southeast of the Arabian Sea.
State Bank of India (SBI) is an Indian multinational, public sector banking and financial services company.
Stepwells are wells or ponds in which the water is reached by descending a set of steps.
STS-87 was a Space Shuttle mission launched from Launch Complex 39B of the Kennedy Space Center on 19 November 1997.
Subhash Mukhopadhyay (Bengali: সুভাষ মুখোপাধ্যায়) (16 January 1931 – 19 June 1981) was a physician from Hazaribagh, Bihar (now in Jharkhand), India, who created the world's second and India's first child using in-vitro fertilisation, Durga who was born 67 days after the first IVF baby in United Kingdom.
Subrata Pal (born 24 November 1986) is an Indian professional footballer who currently plays for Jamshedpur in the Indian Super League and the India national football team.
Air Marshal Subroto Mukerjee, OBE (Shubroto Mukharji) (5 March 1911 – 8 November 1960) was the first Chief of the Air Staff of the Indian Air Force (IAF).
Subscriber trunk dialling (STD, also known as subscriber toll dialling) is a telephone system allowing subscribers to dial trunk calls without operator assistance.
Sucheta Kadethankar (सुचेता कडेठाणकर) (born 31 December 1977) is an Indian information technology developer from Pune.
Sucheta Kriplani (née Mazumdar, 25 June 1908 – 1 December 1974) was an Indian freedom fighter and politician.
Sukumar Sen (1898–1961) was an Indian civil servant who was the first Chief Election Commissioner of India, serving from 21 March 1950 to 19 December 1958.
Sunil Dutt (6 June 1928 – 25 May 2005), born as Balraj Dutt, was an Indian movie actor, producer, director and politician.
Sunil Manohar "Sunny" Gavaskar (born 10 July 1949) is a former Indian international cricketer who played from the early 1970s to late 1980s for the Bombay cricket team and Indian national team.
The Supreme Court of India is the highest judicial forum and final court of appeal under the Constitution of India, the highest constitutional court, with the power of constitutional review.
Surekha Yadav née Surekha Shankar Yadav (born 2 September 1965) is a female locopilot (train driver) of the Indian Railways in India,.
Sushil Kumar Solanki (born 26 May 1983) is an Indian freestyle wrestler.
Sushmita Sen (born 19 November 1975) is an Indian actress, model and beauty queen who was crowned Femina Miss India Universe in 1994 and she later won the Miss Universe 1994 contest at the age of 18.
Syama Prasad Mookerjee (06 July 1901 – 23 June 1953) was an Indian politician, barrister and academician, who served as Minister for Industry and Supply in Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru's cabinet.
Technopark is a technology park in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India established on 1990 November 18 by Government of Kerala under chief minister E K Nayanar.
Test cricket is the longest form of the sport of cricket and is considered its highest standard.
Thane, colloquially called Thana, is a metropolitan city in India.
The Championships, Wimbledon, commonly known simply as Wimbledon, is the oldest tennis tournament in the world, and is widely regarded as the most prestigious.
The Continent of Circe (1965) is a book of essays written by Indian author Nirad C. Chaudhuri that was winner of the Duff Cooper Prize for 1966.
The God of Small Things (1996) is the debut novel of Indian writer Arundhati Roy.
The Hindu is an Indian daily newspaper, headquartered at Chennai.
The Indian Express is an English-language Indian daily newspaper.
The Wall Street Journal is a U.S. business-focused, English-language international daily newspaper based in New York City.
Thomas the Apostle (תומאס הקדוש; ⲑⲱⲙⲁⲥ; ܬܐܘܡܐ ܫܠܝܚܐ Thoma Shliha; also called Didymus which means "the twin") was one of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus, according to the New Testament.
Tiruchirappalli (formerly Trichinopoly in English), also called Trichy, is a major tier II city in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu and the administrative headquarters of Tiruchirappalli District.
The Tomb of Ghiyas ud din Balban is located in Mehrauli, New Delhi, India.
Udant Martand (The Rising Sun) was the first Hindi language newspaper published in India.
The United Nations (UN) is an intergovernmental organization tasked to promote international cooperation and to create and maintain international order.
The Universe Championships are annual worldwide bodybuilding events organised by the National Amateur Body-Builders' Association (NABBA).
The University of Mumbai, informally known as Mumbai University (MU), is one of the earliest state universities in India and the oldest in Maharashtra.
Uttar Pradesh (IAST: Uttar Pradeś) is a state in northern India.
Vengalil Krishnan Krishna Menon (3 May 1896 – 6 October 1974) was an Indian nationalist, diplomat, and politician, described by some as the second most powerful man in India, after his ally, 1st Prime Minister of India Jawaharlal Nehru.
The Vakataka Empire was a dynasty from the Indian subcontinent that originated from the Deccan in the mid-3rd century CE.
Vallabhbhai Jhaverbhai Patel (31 October 1875 – 15 December 1950), popularly known as Sardar Patel, was the first Deputy Prime Minister of India.
The Vice-President of India is the second-highest constitutional office in India after the President.
Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit (18 August 1900 – 1 December 1990) was an Indian diplomat and politician, the sister of Jawaharlal Nehru, the aunt of Indira Gandhi and the grand-aunt of Rajiv Gandhi, each of whom served as Prime Minister of India.
Vijender Singh Beniwal (born 29 October 1985), better known as Vijender Singh is an Indian professional boxer and the current WBO Asia Pacific Super Middleweight Champion and WBO Oriental Super Middleweight Champion from Kaluwas, Bhiwani district in Haryana.
Vinayak Narahari "Vinoba" Bhave (11 September 1895 – 15 November 1982) was an Indian advocate of nonviolence and human rights.
Virender Sehwag (born 20 October 1978) is a former Indian cricketer.
Virgin Galactic is a spaceflight company within the Virgin Group.
Viswanathan "Vishy" Anand (born 11 December 1969) is an Indian chess grandmaster, a former World Chess Champion, and the current World Rapid Chess Champion.
The Wankhede Stadium is a cricket stadium in Mumbai, Maharashtra.
Warren Hastings (6 December 1732 – 22 August 1818), an English statesman, was the first Governor of the Presidency of Fort William (Bengal), the head of the Supreme Council of Bengal, and thereby the first de facto Governor-General of India from 1773 to 1785.
Watson's Hotel (actually Watson's Esplanade Hotel), now known as the Esplanade Mansion, is India's oldest surviving cast iron building.
The West Indies cricket team, colloquially known as and (since June 2017) officially branded as the Windies, is a multi-national cricket team representing the Caribbean region and administered by Cricket West Indies.
What's Your Raashee? is a 2009 Indian romantic comedy film directed by Ashutosh Gowariker.
Womesh Chandra Bonnerjee (or Umesh Chandra Banerjee by current English orthography of Bengali names) (29 December 1844 – 21 July 1906) was an Indian barrister and was the first president of Indian National Congress.
The World Health Organization (WHO; French: Organisation mondiale de la santé) is a specialized agency of the United Nations that is concerned with international public health.
World Miss University is an international beauty contest held annually in Seoul, South Korea since 1986, with an average of about 70 contestants every year.
Wrestling is a combat sport involving grappling type techniques such as clinch fighting, throws and takedowns, joint locks, pins and other grappling holds.
Yaadein (English: Memories) is a 1964 black and white Hindi film directed and produced by Sunil Dutt also starring himself.
Yuki Bhambri (यूकी भांबरी, born 4 July 1992) is a professional tennis player from India.
Yuvraj Singh (born 12 December 1981) is an Indian international cricketer, who plays all forms of the game.
Zabina Khan (full name is Zabina Abdul Rashid Khan) is an Indian model and beauty queen.
Gyani Zail Singh (born Jarnail Singh, 5 May 1916 – 25 December 1994) was the seventh President of India serving from 1982 to 1987.
Zakir Husain Khan (8 February 1897 – 3 May 1969) was the third President of India, from 13 May 1967 until his death on 3 May 1969.
Zeenat Aman (born 19 November 1951) is an Indian actress, model and beauty queen best known for her work in Hindi films during the 1970s and 80s.
The Zimbabwe national cricket team is administered by Zimbabwe Cricket (formerly known as the Zimbabwe Cricket Union or ZCU).
The 1900 Summer Olympics (Les Jeux olympiques d'été de 1900), today officially known as the Games of the II Olympiad, was an international multi-sport event that took place in Paris, France, in 1900.
The 1928 Summer Olympics (Dutch: Olympische Zomerspelen 1928), officially known as the Games of the IX Olympiad, was an international multi-sport event that was celebrated from 28 July to 12 August 1928 in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
The 1st annual Cannes Film Festival was held from 20 September to 5 October 1946.
The 1952 Summer Olympics (Kesäolympialaiset 1952; Olympiska sommarspelen 1952), officially known as the Games of the XV Olympiad, were an international multi-sport event held in Helsinki, Finland, in 1952.
The 1983 Cricket World Cup (officially the Prudential Cup '83) was the 3rd edition of the Cricket World Cup tournament.
The 1996 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXVI Olympiad and unofficially referred to as the Centennial Olympic Games, was an international multi-sport event that was celebrated from July 19 to August 4, 1996, in Atlanta, Georgia, United States.
The 1997 French Open was a tennis tournament that took place on the outdoor clay courts at the Stade Roland Garros in Paris, France.
The 1998 Australian Open was a tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts at Melbourne Park in Melbourne in Victoria in Australia.
The 2000 Summer Olympic Games, officially known as the Games of the XXVII Olympiad and commonly known as Sydney 2000 or the Millennium Olympic Games/Games of the New Millennium, were an international multi-sport event which was held between 15 September and 1 October 2000 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
The 2003 Wimbledon Championships was a tennis tournament played on grass courts at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon, London in England.
The 9th World Championships in Athletics, under the auspices of the International Association of Athletics Federations, were held from 23 August to 31 August 2003 in the Stade de France in Saint-Denis, Seine-Saint-Denis, France.
The 2004 Summer Olympic Games (Θερινοί Ολυμπιακοί Αγώνες 2004), officially known as the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad and commonly known as Athens 2004, was a premier international multi-sport event held in Athens, Greece, from 13 to 29 August 2004 with the motto Welcome Home. 10,625 athletes competed, some 600 more than expected, accompanied by 5,501 team officials from 201 countries.
The 2005 US Open was the fourth and final Grand Slam of 2005.
The 2008 Summer Olympic Games, officially known as the Games of the XXIX Olympiad and commonly known as Beijing 2008, was an international multi-sport event that was held from 8 to 24 August 2008 in Beijing, China.
The 2009 Australian Open was a tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts.
The 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup (officially known as ICC Cricket World Cup 2011) was the tenth Cricket World Cup.
The 2012 Summer Olympics, formally the Games of the XXX Olympiad and commonly known as London 2012, was an international multi-sport event that was held from 27 July to 12 August 2012 in London, United Kingdom.
The 2016 Summer Olympics (Jogos Olímpicos de Verão de 2016), officially known as the Games of the XXXI Olympiad and commonly known as Rio 2016, was an international multi-sport event that was held from 5 to 21 August 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, with preliminary events in some sports beginning on 3 August.
A three-dimensional stereoscopic film (also known as three-dimensional sangu, 3D film or S3D film) is a motion picture that enhances the illusion of depth perception, hence adding a third dimension.
70 mm film (or 65 mm film) is a wide high-resolution film gauge for motion picture photography, with higher resolution than the standard 35 mm motion picture film format.