Showing posts with label FIRST IN INDIA. Show all posts
Showing posts with label FIRST IN INDIA. Show all posts

Thursday, July 28, 2016

General Knowledge Questions About First in India and World

1. Where was the first session of the Constituent Assembly held —New Delhi 
2. Who is the first person to set foot on Moon —Neil Armstrong 
3. Which was the first talkie film of India —Alam Ara 
4. Which was the first English ship that came to India —Red Dragon 
5. Which was the first newspaper to be published in India —Bengal Gazette 
6. At which one place did Mahatma Gandhi first start his Satyagraha in India —Champaran 
7. By which ruler was the practice of military governorship first introduced in India —Greeks 
8. Who was the first person to cross the Alps with army —Hannibal 
9. The first railway line in India was opened in which year —1853 
10. Which metal was first discovered by man —Copper 
11. From when was the Zero Base Budgeting in India first experimented —April, 1987 
12. Who was the first Indian woman President of the Indian National Congress —Sarojini Naidu 
13. During India's Freedom Struggle, which led to the first 'All India Hartal' —Protest against Rowlatt Act 
14. Which Rajputa king defeated Muhammad Ghori for the first time —Prithviraj III
15. Where were first Olympic Games held —776 B.C. 
16. In which year was the first no confidence motion moved in the Lok Sabha after independence —1963 
17. In which country was Buddhism first propogated outside India —Srilanka 
18. Who was the first Indian to be honoured with a lifetime achievement Oscar Award —Satyajit Roy 
19. By whom was Gene first isolated —Hargobind Khurana 
20. Which was the first woman to climb Mount Everest —Junko Tabei 
21. By whom was the Bhakti Movement first organised —Ramananda 
22. Which first Europeans came to India —Portuguese 
23. When did man first land on moon —1969 
24. Which was the first woman Governor of a State in free India —Mrs. Sarojini Neidu 
25. Who was the first General-Secretary of the Indian National Congress —Dadabhai Neoroii 
26. Which is the first geostationary telecommunication satellite of India —APPLE 
27. Which first Indian leader to undergo imprisonment in 1882 —Vijiaraghavachari 
28. What is the duration of proclamation of Financial Emergency —At the first instance two months 
29. Which was the first metal used by man —Copper 
30. In which Aryans first settled —Punjab 
31. The Asian Games were held in Delhi for the first time in which year —1951 
32. Who was the first speaker of the Lok Sabha —Malgaonkar 
33. Who was the first Indian to win the World Amateur Billiards title —Wilson Jones 
34. Who was the first asian to have received the Nobel Prize —R.N. Tagore 
35. Who was the first Sultan of Delhi to introduce the practice of ‘Sijda' —Balban 
36. By whom was Swaraj as a national demand first 'made —Dadabhai Naoroji 
37. During the Mughal period which trader first came to India —English 
38. Which God lost his importance as the first deity during the Later Vedic period —Varuna 
39. Which was the first scholar, who read Ashokan edicts —James Princep 
40. Which was the first National Security Advisor of India —Brajesh Mishra 
41. What is the first compound which is fixed during photosynthesis —Glucose 
42. In India, which first bank of limited liability managed by Indians and founded in 1881 —Oudh Commercial Bank 
43. By whom was first women's university in India was founded —Dhondo Keshave Karve 
44. Who was the member of the Rajya Sabha when first appointed as the Prime Minister of India —Indira Gandhi 
45. Which is the first company-managed major port in India —Ennore 
46. From-which date shall the tenure of every Panchayat be for five years —From the date of its first meeting 
47. What was the first venture of Gandhiji in all- India politics —Rowlatt Satyagraha 
48. Which is the first multipurpose river valley project of independent India —Damodar Valley Corporation 
49. Who was the first Deputy Chairman of Planning Commission of India —Shri V. T. Krishnamachari 
50. Who was the first Defence Minister of India —N. Gopalaswami Ayyangar 
51. Which was the first woman film star nominated/elected to the Rajya Sabha —Nargis Dutt 
52. Which was the first fort constructed by the British in India —Fort Sf. George 
53. Which first woman to become a Chief Minister of any State in India —Sucheta Kripalani 
54. Who was the President of the First Buddhist Council held at Rajagriha —Mahakassapa 
55. Who were the first to establish trade contacts with the Roman empire —Tamils 
56. The first law of thermodynamics is concerned with the conservation of which thing —Energy 
57. By whom was the first Muslim invasion of India lead —Mohammad-bin-Qasim 
58. What was Sachin Tendulkar's average when he made his first thousand runs in ODls —35.83 
59. Which was the medieval ruler who was the first to establish a ministry of agriculture —Mohammad-bin- Tughlaq 
60. Who was the leader to have the unique distinction of firing the first shot in the rebellion of 1857 —Mangal Pande 
61. Which Act gave representation to Indians for the first time in the Legislature —Government of India Act, 1935
62. Who first voiced the idea of a separate Muslim state in India —Mohammad Iqbal 
63. Who was the first foreigner to invade India —Darius I
64. Where was the first iron and steel industry of India established —Jemshedpur 
65. In which year did the first modem Olympic Games take place —1896 
66. During whose reign did the Mongols first invade India —lltutmish 
67. Who was the first Indian to get selected in ICS —Surendranath Banerjee 
68. Who was the first Governor General of Bengal —Warren Hastings 
69. Who were the first Europeans to reach India for trade —Portuguese 
70. Which decade is celebrated as First International Decade of the World's Indigenous People —1994-2004 
71. Which decade is celebrated as First United Nations Decade for the Eradication of Poverty —1997-2006 
72. Which was the first Asian lady swimmer to have crossed the English Channel —Arati Saha 
73. Who firstly predicated the existence of electromagnetic waves —Maxwell 
74. The massive hole in the ozone layer over the Antarctica was first discovered in which year —1985 
75. Who is the first Air Chief to receive the honour of "Marshal" —Arjun Singh 
76. By whom was first successful vaccine against virul disease of small pox discovered —Edward Jenner 
77. In which year was Vande Mataram first sung at the session of the Indian National Congress —1896 
78. Which State was first annexed by Lord Dalhousie under the Doctrine of Lapse —Satara 
79. Which was the first to legalize euthanasia —Netherlands 
80. In India, in which was the service tax first introduced —1994 
81. Which ruler at first assumed the title of 'Hazrat-i-Ala' and afterwards 'Sultan' —Sher Shah Suri 
82. In which of the years was the first Railway line between Bombay and Thane laid —1853 
83. When the first metal tool came into being why was it used for —Clearing jungles 
84. Which was the first State to become bifurcated after independence —Madras 
85. By whom was the first attempt to initiate economic planning in India made —By M. Visvesvaraya 
86. Who was the first Muslim President of Indian National Congress —Badruddin Tyyabji 
87. Who was the first Englishman to preside over a Congress session —George Yule 
88. In which year, some more commercial banks in addition to the first lot of 141 were nationalised in India —1980 
89. Which first movement was launched against the British in India —Swadeshi Movement 
90. By whom was the first republic of the world established in Vaishali —Lichhavi 
91. Who was the first woman to win the Jnanpith Award —Ashapurna Devi 
92. Who among the first Indian to receive the Magsaysay award —Vinoba Bhave 
93. Who was the first leader of the Opposition in the Rajya Sabha —Kamlapati Tripathi 
94. Who was the first 'Indian to swim across English Channel —Mihir Sen 
95. Who was the first Indian woman to swim across the English Channel —Arati Saha 
96. In which State was the Panchayatl Raj first introduced —Rajasthan 
97. Who laid the foundation of the first independent Turkish kingdom in India —Outubuddin Aibak 
98. Who was the first European to translate the Bhagwad Gita into English —Charles Wilkins 
99. Who first divided his empire into Iqtas during the process of civil administration —Iltutmish 
100. Which country ranks first in producing teak —Thailand 
101. Who has become the first Indian to score a-triple century in Tests —Virender Sehwag 
102. Which war was ended by the Treaty of Madras —First Mysore war 
103. Where was first Madarasa set up by the British in India —Calcutta 
104. What is the first large research reactor of India that uses U-233 as fuel —KAMINI 
105. Who is considered as the first national ruler of India —Chandragupta Maurya 
106. Who is the first non-Indian to receive the Bharat Ratna —Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan 
107. Who was the first and the last woman ruler of Delhi —Razia Sultan 
108. Who was the first President of the Indian Trade Union Congress in 1920 —Lala Lajpat Rai 
109. Journalist's day was celebrated for the first time all over the country on which date —Oct 1, 1984 
110. Who set up the Atmiya Sabha in Kolkata in the first half of the nineteenth century —Ram Mohan Roy 
111. The first Indian to cross seven important seas by swimming —Buljl Chaudhary 
112. By whom was Artificial gene synthesis first done in laboratory —Hargovind Khurana 
113. Which Act formally introduced the principles of elections for the first time —Indian Councils Act, 1909 
114. Who was the first Indian woman to scale the Mount Everest —Bachhendri Pal 
115. What is the first month of the 'Saka era' —Chaitra 
116. Who was awarded the first Rajiv Gandhi National Sadbhavana Award —Mother Teresa 
117. Which was the first Indian woman to scale Mount Everest —Bachendri Pal 
118. Which is the scientist who explained about blood circulation for the first time —William Harvey 
119. Who is the world's first woman cosmonaut —Valentina Tereshkova 
120. In which was Indian Constitution amended for the first time —1951 
121. When was the Constituent Assembly for undivided India first met —9th December, 1946 
122. Who was the first Indian woman who owns the gold medal in Asian Games —Kamaljit Sandhu 
123. 'Holding a Bandh' was declared illegal for the first time in India by which High Courts —Kerala High Court 
124. The first major inscription in classical Sanskrit is that of which king —Rudradaman 
125. Who produced the first film in India 'Raja Harishchandra' in 1913 —Dada Saheb Phalke 
126. Who among the issued the coin rupee for the first time —Shershah Suri 
127. In what commodity the English first conducted trade from India —Indigo 
128. By whom was the calculation of electronegativities first done —Pauling 
129. What was the first major inscription in classical —Sanskrit of Rudradaman 
130. When was the first 'International Non-Smoking Day' observed all over the world —04.07.1988 
131. Which was the first dynasty of the Vijayanagar kingdom —Sangama 
132. The first Commonwealth Games were held in the year 1930 at which place —Hamilton (Canada) 
133. Which Scientist first explained about circulatory system —William Harvey 
134. Which is the first Indian woman to reach Olympic finals in individual track events —P.T. Usha 
135. The Ninth Schedule was added by which Amendment —First 
136. In which year did the Congress loose its monopoly of power in the States for the first time after the elections —1967 
137. Which is the first National Park established in India —Corbett National Park 
138. In which year did India first take part in the Olympic Games —1920 
139. Who was the first woman Chief Justice of a High Court —Leila Seth 
140. Who was the first woman minister of a state —Rajkumari Amrit Kaur 

Monday, March 7, 2016


● British Governor-General : Warren Hastings
● British Governor-General of Independent India : Lord Mountbatten

● Justice of India : Hiralal J. Kania
● Comander-in-Chief of Free India : General K. M. Cariappa
● Chief of Air Staff : Air Marshal Sir Thomas Elmhirst
● Indian Air Chief : Air Marshal S. Mukherjee
● Chief of Army Staff : General M. Rajendra Singh
● Chief of Naval Staff : Vice-Admiral R. D. Katari
● Consmonaut : Sqn. Ldr. Rakesh Sharma
● Emperor of Mughal Dynasty in India : Babar
● Field Marshal : SPFJ Manekshaw
● Governor-General of Indian Union : C. Rajgopalachari
● Indian to get an Oscar : Bhanu Athaiya
● Indian to Reach the South Pole : Col. I. K. Bajaj
● Indian ICS Officer : Satyendra Nath Tagore
● Indian Member of the Viceroy’s Executive Council : Sir S. P. Sinha
● Indian Man to Swim Across the English Channel : Mihir Sen
● Indian Woman to Swim Across the English Channel : Miss Aarti Saha
● Indian Woman to Swim Across the Strait of Gibraltar : Aarti Pradhan
● Man to Climb Mount Everest : Sherpa Tenzing
● Man to Climb Mount Everest without Oxygen : Phu Dorjee
● Man to Climb Mount Everest twice : Nawang Gombu
● Muslim Woman to sit on the throne of Delhi : Razia Sultana
● Nobel Prize Winner : Rabindra Nath Tagore
● President of the Indian National Congress : W. C. Banerjee
● Woman President of the Indian National Congress : Annie Besant
● President to Die in Office : Dr. Zakir Hussain
● Prime Minister to Lose an Election : Indira Gandhi
● Prime Minister to Resign from Office : Morarji Desai
● Deputy Prime Minister : Vallabhbhai Patel
● Talkie Film : Alam Ara (1931)
● Test-tube Baby : Indira (Baby Harsha)
● Viceroy : Lord Canning
● Woman Central Minister : Rajkumari Amrit Kaur
● Woman Chief Minister of a State : Mrs. Sucheta Kripalani
● Woman Governor : Mrs. Sarojini Naidu
● Woman Minister : Mrs. Vijayalakshmi Pandit
● Woman to Climb the Mt. Everest: Bachendri Pal
● Woman Prime Minister : Mrs. Indira Gandhi
● Woman Speaker of a State Assembly : Mrs. Shanno Devi
● Woman Airline Pilot : Durba Banerjee
● Woman to Win an Asiad Gold : Kamaljit Sandhu
● Woman Judge of the Supreme Court : Fathima Beevi
● Woman IPS Officer : Kiran Bedi
● Indian in the British Parliament: Dadabhai Naoroji
● Indian to win Miss Universe Title : Ms Sushmita Sen
● Indian Woman Congress President : Sarojini Naidu (1925)
● Woman President of UN General Assembly : Vijayalakshmi Pandit (1953)
● Woman to Win the Nobel Prize : Mother Teresa (1979)
● Woman to become ‘Miss World : Reeta Faria
● Speaker, Lok Sabha : G. V. Manavalankar (1952-57)
● Chairman Rajya Sabha : S. V. Krishnamoorthy (1952)
● Indian to Pass ICS : Surendra Nath Banerji (1869)
● Indian Pilot : JRD Tata (1929)
● To Reach Antarctica : Lt. Ram Charan (1960)
● Vernacular Daily : Kolkata (1727)
● Telegraph Line Installed : Calcutta to Diamond Harber (1853)
● Silent Movie : Raja Harish Chandra by Dada Saheb Phalke (1913)
● Coloured Cinemascope Film : Pyar ki Pyas (1961)
● Satellite launched : Aryabhatta (1975)
● Indigenously built satellite : Aryabhatta (1975)
● Atomic device exploded at : Pokharan in Rajasthan (1974)
● Large-scale Nuclear Reactor : Apsara (1956)
● Indigenously designed and built missile : Prithvi (1988)
● Member of the Dalit Community to become the President of India : K. R. Narayanan
● DNA typing forensic Laboratory set-up at : Kolkata
● Electric Train started between : Ludhiana and New Delhi
● Science City was inaugurated in : Kolkata
● Actress of Indian Cinema : Kamalabai Gokhale
● Woman Pilot of IAF : Harita Deol
● Solar Thermal Parabolic Trough Power Station was established at : Mathania (Rajasthan)
● Indian writer to win the Booker Prize : Arundhati Roy
● Musician to be awarded the Bharat Ratna : M. S. Subbulakshmi
● Indian Woman to go into Space : Kalpana Chawla
● Chairman of the Prasar Bharati Board : Nikhil Chakravarthy
● Indian Institution to be awarded Gandhi Peace Prize : Ramakrishna Mission
● Solar city is developed at : Anandpur Sahib
● Woman to win an Olympic medal : Karnam Malleswari
● Woman Foreign Secretary of India : Chokila Iyer
● Indian to win World Billiards Trophy : Wilson Jones
● Indian Grand Master (in Chess) : Vishwanathan Anand
● Chinese pilgrim to visit India : Fahien
● European invader on India soil : Alexender, the great
● Indian to win World Chess Championship : Vishwanathan Anand
● Women Air Vice Marshal : P. Bandopadhyaya
● Lady Cadet of Indian Army : Priya Jhingan
● First Indian to win a medal in the world Athletic Championship : Anju B. George (2003)
● Triple Century Maker in Test Cricket : Virendra Sahwag (2004)
● Hitter of 5 Double Centuries : Rahul Dravid (2004)
● Woman DGP : Kanchan Chaudhury
● Medal winner in Olympic Games : Rajyawardhan Singh Rathore.
● Asian Tennis Champion, WTA champion, Third round winner in Grand Slam Tournament, Grand slam tournament winner Match winner in U.S. open, Youngest awardee of Padamshree : Sania Mirza
● Formula-1 Car Racer : Narayan Kartikeyan
● Indian to be awarded ‘Srilanka Ratn’ : N. Ram
● Woman Commanded the annual passing out parade : Wahida Prizm (2006).
● Five hundred wicket taker in Test cricket: Anil Kumble (2006)
● To the ski to the North Pole : Ajeet Bajaj (2006)
● First Air Chief to to Sky dive : Air Chief S. P. Tyagi (2006)
● First Indian Woman to win a Badminton Grand Prix : Saina Nehwal (2006)
● First President to make sortie in a combat aircraft : Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam (2006)..
● First Women President : Pratibha Patil (2007)
● First Indian to win Gold Medal in Olympics in individual Event : Abhinav Bindra (2008)
● First Woman Pilot of Fighter Plane : Suman Sharma
● World Cup (Jr.) Badminton, Indonesian Open Winner (Woman) : Saina Nehwal (2009)(facebook/cnaonweb)
● Woman Speaker Lok Sabha : Ms. Meira Kumar (2009)
● Two Oscar Award Winner : A. R. Rehman (2009)
● Khel Ratna, Arjun and Dronacharya Award : P. Gopi Chand (2009)
● Indian Woman to reach the South Pole : Reena Kaushal (2009)

Sunday, May 3, 2015

First in India Female Personalities

● Prime-Minister—Indira Gandhi 
● Woman (India and World) who crossed English Channel through Swimming—Arti Shah 
● Governor—Sarojini Naidu (U. P.) 
● I. P. S.—Kiran Bedi ● President of National Congress—Anne Besant 
● Chairman of the Union Public Service Commission—Rose-William Baithu 
● Winner of Nobel Prize—Mother Teresa (for peace) 
● Awardee of Miss World—Reeta Farhia 
● Awardee of Miss Universe—Sushmita Sen 
● Mayer—Tara Charian (Madras-1957) 
● Minister in Central Cabinet—Rajkumari Amrit Kaur 
● Chief Minister—Sucheta Kriplani 
● Parliamentrian—Radhabai Subbarayan (1938) 
● Judge of Supreme Court—Justice Meera Sahaib Fatima Bibi 
● Chief Justice of High Court—Justice Leela Seth (Himachal Pradesh) 
● Session Judge of the Counting—Anna Chandi (Kerala) 
● Mountaineer who climbed (Conquered) the Mt. Everest—Bacchendri Pal 
● Awardee of Norman Barlog Prize—Dr. Amrita Patil 
● Literature who was awarded the Sahitya Akademi award—Amrita Pritam (1956) 
● Honoured with ‘Bharat Ratna’—Indira Gandhi 
● Awardee of Lenin peace award—Aruna Asaf Ali 
● Awardee of Jananpith Purshkar—Asha Purna Devi (1976) 
● Woman who reached ‘Antarctica’—Mahel Musa (1977) 
● Woman who reached the North Pole—Pritisu Gupta (1993) 
● Woman who travelled All round the world—Ujjawala Patil (1988) by Boat 
● Chief Engineer—P. K. Tresia Naguli 
● Pilot—Flying Officer Sushma Mukhopaddhyaya 
● Air Lines Pilot—Capt. Durga Banerjee 
● Commander of Boeing 737 Plane—Capt. Saudamini Deshmukh 
● Paratrooper of Indian Air Force—Geeta Ghosh 
● I. A. S.—Auna George Malhotra 
● First television news broadcaster—Pratima Puri 
● Participated in mustic programme of U.N.O.—M. S. Subbuluxmi (1966) 
● Woman participated in Olympic games—Meri Lila Row (1952) 
● Woman who won the medal in Olympic games—Malleshwari (weight lifting—Sydney) 
● Woman who won the Gold Medal in Asian games—Kamaljeet Sidhu (1970, 400 metre) 
● Woman who won the medal in Commonwealth games—Anil Ghiya and Kawal Thakur Singh (woman Doubles Badminton, 1978) ● Medal winner in International Athletic Championship—Anju B. George (2003 Paris) 
● Grandmaster winner in Chess—Bhagiya Sri Thispey (1988) 
● One hundred wicket taker in International Cricket—Indulgi (1986) 
● Awardee of Arjun Purskar—N. Lamsden (Hockey, 1961) 
● Woman who made hat-trick in football—Youlandade-Suza (1978) 
● Awardee of Ashok Chakra—Neerja Bhanot (Posthumously) 
● Awardee of Sena Medal—Vimla Devi (1988) 
● Degree of graduation—Kadambni Ganguly (Bose) and Chandramukhi Bose (Kolkata University, 1883) 
● Awardee of B. E. degree—Ella-Majumdar (1951) 
● M.B.B.S. Degree awardee—Vidhumuti Bose and Virginia Mitter (Kolkata Medical College) 
● First Surgeon—Dr. Prema Mukherjee 
● Deputy Governor of Reserve Bank—K. J. Udesi (2003) 
● Chairman of NABARD—Ranjana Kumar 
● D. I. G. (Police)—Kanchan Chaudhry Bhattacharya 
● Lieutenant General—Punita Arora 
● Chairman of Indian Air lines—Shushma Chawla 
● Barrister—Cornonia Sorabji (Allahabad High Court-1923) 
● Advocate—Regina Guha 
● Ambassador—Vijayalaxmi Pandit (U.S.S.R.-1947) 
● Woman who crossed over Gibralter Strait by Swimming—Arati Pradhan 
● World Record in Powerlifting—Sumita Laha (1989) 
● Represented the nation in all three games (Cricket, Hockey and Basketball)—Shrin Khushro Kiyasa 
● First Commercial test Pilot of the world—Capt. Surun Darsi and Capt. Rose Lopar 
● Pilot of Indian Air Force—Harita Daoel 
● Twice scaled the Mt. Everest—Santosh Yadav 
● Ramon Magsaysay Prize awardee—Kiran Bedi 
● Heroin awarded Dada Sahaib Phalke Prize—Devika Rani Rorik 
● Youngest woman who scaled the Mt. Everest twice—Decky Dolma 
● Scientist who was awarded Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar award—Ashima Chatterjee 
● Foreign Secretary—Chokila Ayyar 
● First Chief Secretary of the Country—Nirmla Buch 
● First Space traveller—Kalpana Chawla 
● Joint Director of C.B.I.—Archana Sunder Lingam 
● Winner of Murti Devi Prize—Pratibha Rai 
● Woman Contested the Presidential election—Capt. Laxmi Sahgal 
● Air Vice-Marshal and Air-Marshal in Indian Air Force—P. Bondyopaddhyay 
● Non-military Police Advisor in U.N.O.—Kiran Bedi 
● Revenue Secretary—Vinita Rai 
● Referee in Boxing—Rajia Sabnam 
● First woman of Indian origin who stayed for the longest time in space—Sunita William 

Sunday, March 22, 2015

List of First in India

● First Governor-General of Independent India—Lord Lewis Mountbatten
● Indian Governor-General of Independent India—Chakravarti Rajgopalachari
● Chief of the Indian Armed Forces—General K. M. Carriappa
● Field Marshall—General S. H. F. J. Manekshaw
● President—Dr. Rajendra Prasad
● Vice-President—Dr. Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan
● Prime-Minister—Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru
● Non-Congress Prime-Minister—Atal Behari Bajpai
● British Governor-General of Bengal—Warren-Hastings
● Space traveller—S. Leader-Rakesh Sharma
● I. C. S.—Satendra Nath Tagore
● Swimmer who crossed over the English channel by swimming—Mihir Sen
● Raman-Magsaysay awardee—Acharya Vinoba Bhave
● Novel prize winner—Rabindra Nath Tagore
● President of National Congress—Vyomesh Chand Banerjee
● Chairman of Lok Sabha—G. B. Mavlankar
● Chief Election Commissioner—Sukumar Sen
● Indian Chairman in International Court—Justice Dr. Nagendra Singh
● Foreigner awardee of Bharat Ratna—Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan
● Leader of the Indian Antarctica Mission—Dr. Syed Zahuv Quasim
● Chief Justice of Supreme Court—Justice Hiralal J. Kaniya
● Awarded with ‘Bharat Ratnas’—Dr. Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan, Chakravarti Rajgopalachari, Sir C. B. Raman
● Posthumally Bharat Ratna Awardee—Lal Bahadur Shastri
● Person awarded Bhartiya-Gyan-Peeth Purskar—G. Shankar Kurup (Malayalam–1965)
● Successful Surgeon who transplanted heart—Dr. P. Venugopal
● Successful heart transplanted person—Devi Ram (1994)
● President of National Human Rights Commission—Justice Rangnath Mishra
● Hindi Literature person-awarded Bhartiya Gyan Peeth Purskar—Sumitra Nandan Pant (1968)
● Indian who won the World Billiard award—Wilson Jans
● Indian who won the Grammy award—Pt. Ravi Shankar
● Person delivered the Lecture in Hindi in U.N.O.— Atal Behari Bajpai (1977)
● Indian member in British House of Commons— Dada Bhai Naoroji (1892)
● First President of Indian Science Congress—Sir Asutosh Mukherjee
● Mountaineer who scaled Mount Everest 8 times—Sherpa-Augarita
● Writer who was awarded ‘Vyas Samman’—Ramvilas Sharma
● Indian Managing Director of World Bank—Gautam Kazi
● Player awarded ‘Padam Bhusan’—C. K. Naidu
● Indian players played Davis Cup—M. Salim and S. M. Jacob (Singles), A. A. Faiyaz and L. S. Dare (Doubles) (1921)
● Indian player who played the test cricket—K. S. Ranjeet Single (from England)
● Scientist elected for Lok Sabha—Dr. Meghnad Saha
● Scientist awarded Ghanshyam Das Birla award—Prof. Ashish Datta (1991)
● Literature who was awarded Murti Devi Purskar—C. K. Nagraj Rao (1993)
● Person, who became High Commission in Great Britain—V. K. Krishna-Menon
● Indian who was awarded the Lenin Peace Prize—Dr. Safuddin Kichlu (1952)
● First Indian who contested the election for British Parliament—Lal Mohan Ghose
● An Indian, appointed the judge of High Court, during the British period—Ram Prasad Ram
● Indian member of Viceroy Executive Council—Sir. S. P. Sinha
● Chairman of Finance Commission—K. C. Niogi
● Indian member of American Congress—Deleep Singh
● Bowler who made hat-trick in Test Cricket—Harbhajan Singh
● Batsman who made 300 runs in test Cricket—Virendra Sehwag
● First Marshal of Indian Air Force—Arjan Singh
● First Indian who individually won the Gold medel in Olympic games—Abhinav Bindra
● First Indian who won the Bronze medel in Boxing in Olympic games—Vijendra Kumar

Saturday, March 7, 2015

The first persons in various categories

» The First Indian to win world Billiards Trophy-Wilson Jones
» The first to conquer Everest-Sherpa Tenzing (1953)
Sherpa Tenzing
»The first Indian woman to swim across the English Channel-Miss. Arati Shah
» The first person to win Wimbledon title five times-Bjorn Borg
» The first to sail round the world-Megellan
» The first Indian to win world Billiards Trophy-Wilson Jones
» The first to cross the Damelles by swimming-Mihir Sen
» The first person to reach South Pole-Amundsen
» The first woman who conquered Everest-Junko Tabei (Japan)
»The first black player to win the Wimbledon men's singles title-Arthur Ashe (US)
» The first person to reach North Pole-Robert Peary
» First woman Olympic Medallist (Weight Lifting)-Karnam Malleswari (2000)
Karnam Malleswari

Bichendri Pal
»The first Indian to win All England Badminton Championship-Prakash Padukone
»The first person to win the Palk Strait ocean swimming contest-Baidyanath
»The first person to complete solo walk to magnetic North pole-David Hempleman Adam (UK)
» The first woman to reach North pole-Ann Bancroft
» The first woman to sail non stop around the world alone-Kaycottee
» The first an to climb Everest twice-Nawang Gombu
» The first deaf & dumb to cross the strait of Gibraltar-Taranath Shenoy(India)
» The first woman to climb Mt. Everest twice-Santosh Yadav (India)

Monday, January 2, 2012

First In India

The first President of Indian Republic Dr. Rajendra Prasad
The first Prime Minister of free India Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru
The first Indian to win Nobel Prize Rabindranath Tagore
The first President of Indian National Congress W.C. Banerjee
The first Muslim President of Indian National Congress Badruddin Tayyabji
The first Muslim President of India Dr. Zakir Hussain
The first British Governor General of India Lord William Bentinck
The first British Viceroy of India Lord Canning
The first Governor General of free India Lord Mountbatten
The first and the last Indian to be Governor General of free India C. Rajgopalachari
The first man who introduced printing press in India James Hicky
The first Indian to join the I.C.S Satyendra Nath Tagore
India’s first man in Space Rakesh Sharma
The first Prime Minister of India who resigned without completing the full term Morarji Desai
The first Indian Commander-in-Chief of India General Cariappa
The first Chief of Army Staff Gen. Maharaj Rajendra Singhji
The first Indian Member of the Viceroy’s executive council S.P.Sinha
The first President of India who died while in office Dr. Zakhir Hussain
The first Muslim President of Indian Republic Dr. Zakhir Hussain
The first Prime Minister of India who did not face the Parliament Charan Singh
The first Field Marshal of India S.H.F. Manekshaw
The first Indian to get Nobel Prize in Physics C.V.Raman
The first Indian to receive Bharat Ratna award Dr. Radhakrishnan
The first Indian to cross English Channel Mihir Sen
The first Person to receive Jnanpith award Sri Shankar Kurup
The firs Speaker of the Lok Sabha Ganesh Vasudeva Mavalankar
The first Vice-President of India Dr. Radhakrishnan
The first Education Minister Abdul Kalam Azad
The first Home minister of India Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel
The first Indian Air Chief Marshal S. Mukherjee
The first Indian Naval Chief Vice Admiral R.D. Katari
The first Judge of International Court of Justice Dr. Nagendra Singh
The first person to reach Mt. Everest without oxygen Sherpa Anga Dorjee
The first person to get Param Vir Chakra Major Somnath Sharma
The first Chief Election Commissioner Sukumar Sen
The first person to receive Magsaysay Award Acharya Vinoba Bhave
The first person of Indian origin to receive Nobel Prize in Medicine Hargovind Khurana
The first Chinese traveller to visit India Fahein
The first person to receive Stalin Prize Saifuddin Kitchlu
The first person to resign from the Central Cabinet Shyama Prasad Mukherjee
The first person to receive Nobel Prize in Economics Amartya Sen
The first Chief Justice of Supreme Court Justice Hirala J. Kania
The first Indian Pilot J.R.D. Tata (1929)

First In India


The first lady to become Miss World Rita Faria
The first woman judge in Supreme Court Mrs. Meera Sahib Fatima Bibi
The first woman Ambassador Miss C.B. Muthamma
The first woman Governor of a state in free India Mrs Sarojini Naidu
The first woman Speaker of a State Assembly Shanno Devi
The first woman Prime Minister Mrs Indira Gandhi
The first woman Minister in a Government Rajkumari Amrit Kaur
The first woman to climb Mount Everest Bachhendri Pal
The first woman to climb Mount Everest twice Santosh Yadav
The first woman President of Indian National Congress Mrs Annie Besant
The first woman pilot in Indian Air Force Harita Kaur Dayal
The first woman Graduates Kadambini Ganguly and Chandramukhi Basu, 1883
The first woman Airline Pilot Durga Banerjee
The first woman Honours Graduate Kamini Roy, 1886
The first woman Olympic medal Winner Karnam Malleswari, 2000
The first woman Asian Games Gold Medal Winner Kamlijit Sandhu
The first woman Lawyer Cornelia Sorabjee
The first woman President of United Nations General Assembly Mrs Vijaya Laxmi Pandit
The first woman Chief Minister of an Indian State Mrs Sucheta Kripalani
The first woman Chairman of Union Public Service Commission Roze Millian Bethew
The first woman Director General of Police Kanchan Chaudhary Bhattacharya
The first woman Judge Anna Chandy (She became judge in a district court in 1937)
The first woman Cheif Justice of High Court Mrs Leela Seth (Himachal Pradesh High Court)
The first woman Judge in Supreme Court of India Kumari Justice M. Fathima Beevi
The first woman Lieutenant General Puneeta Arora
The first woman Air Vice Marshal P. Bandopadhyaya
The first woman chairperson of Indian Airlines Sushma Chawla
The first woman IPS officer Mrs. Kiran Bedi
The first and last Muslim woman ruler of India Razia Sultan
The first woman to receive Ashoka Chakra Nirja Bhanot
The first woman to receive Jnanpith Award Ashapurna Devi
The first woman to cross English Channel Aarti Saha
The first woman to receive Nobel Prize Mother Teresa
The first woman to receive Bharat Ratna Mrs Indira Gandhi
The first woman to receive Jnanpith Award Ashpurna Devi

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

First Indian in Different Categories

Sl No.
First British Viceroy ofIndia
 Lord Canning
First Chairman of Prasar Bharti
 Nikhil Chakravorty
First Chairman of Rajyasabha
 S.V. Krishnamurthy
First Chief Election Commissioner ofIndia
 Sukumar Sen
First Field Marshal ofIndia
 General S.P.F.J. Manekshaw
First Foreigner to receive Bharat Ratna Khan
 Abdul Gaffar Khan
First Governor General of freeIndia
 Lord Mountbatten
First Home Minister ofIndia
 Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel
First Indian Air chief Marshal
 S. Mukherjee
First Indian Chess Grandmaster
 S Vishwnathan
First Indian Commander-in-chief
 General K. M. Kariappa
First Indian Cricketer to score Triple Century in Test
 Virendra Sehwag
First Indian Naval Chief
 Vice Admiral R. D. Katari
First Indian Pilot
 JRD Tata
First Indian toCrossEnglish Channel
 Mihir Sen
First Indian to get an Oscar
 Bhanu Athaiya
First Indian to get Anderson Award
 Ruskin Bond
First Indian to go in space
 Squadron Ldr. Rakesh Sharma
First Indian to reachAntarctica
 Lt. Ran Charan
First Indian to reach the deep sea floor in the Mid Atlantic
 P.S. Rao
First Indian to reach the south pole
 Col.I K Bajaj
First Indian to Receive Bharat Ratna
 Dr. Radha Krishnan
First Indian to receive Jnan Peeth award
 Sri Shankar Kurup
First Indian to receive Magsaysay Award
 Vinoba Bhave
First Indian to receive Nobel Prize in Economics
 Dr. Amartya Sen
First Indian to receive Stalin Prize
 Saifuddin Kichlu
First Indian to win Nobel Prize
 Rabindra Nath Tagore
First Judge to face Impeachment proceedings in Loksabha
 Justice V. Ramaswami
First person to reachMount Everestwithout Oxygen
 Sherpa Arga Dorji
First person to receive Paramvir Chakra
 Major Somnath Sharma
First President of Indian National Congress
 W.C. Banerjee