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Rukhmabai, one of the first Indian women physicians, gets Google Doodle

Google India on Wednesday paid homage to Rukhmabai, one among the first Indian women to practice medicine in colonial India, with a doodle. “Today’s Doodle by illustrator Shreya Gupta shows the courageous doctor among her patients, doing the dedicated work of a skilled physician,” said Google’s blog post on its doodles. But Rukhmabai has another feather in…

Google Doodle pays tribute to veteran Indian filmmaker V. Shantaram

Google on Saturday paid tribute to veteran Indian filmmaker V. Shantaram with a doodle on his 116th birthday. Widely hailed as one of the pioneers of Indian cinema, Shantaram was a successful director, actor and producer who played a vital role in introducing sound and colour to the Indian cinema. Born on November 18, 1901,…

Google Doodle Celebrates 151st Birthday Of India’s First Female Advocate Cornelia Sorabji

Google today celebrates the 151st birth anniversary of Cornelia Sorabji, a pioneer who helped open up the legal profession for women in India. Born in Nashik to a Parsi missionary, Ms Sorabji set many ‘firsts’ in the legal word. Cornelia Sorabji was the first ever female graduate from Bombay University and went on to become…

Anasuya Sarabhai Honoured With Google Doodle on Her 132nd Birthday

Google is celebrating the 132nd birthday of Anasuya Sarabhai and has dedicated and honoured her with a Google Doodle. Anasuya Sarabhai was a pioneer of the women’s labour movement in India and founded the Ahmedabad Textile Labour Association (Majoor Mahajan Sangh). It is the oldest union of textile workers and was founded in 1920. Anasuya…

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