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Commander-in-chief of Free IndiaGeneral Roy Bucher
CosmonautSqn. Ldr. Rakesh Sharma
Field MarshalS. H. F. J. Manekshaw
Indian I.C.S. OfficerSatyendra Nath Tagore
Indian Member of Viceroy's Executive CouncilSri S.P. Sinha
Talkie FilmAlam Ara (1931)
Test Tube Baby (Documented)Indira
Woman Judge in Supreme CourtMrs. Meera Sahib Fatima Biwi
Woman Chief Justice of a High CourtSmt. Leela Seth
Indian Woman to go in space (Now U.S. Citizen)Kalpana Chawla
India's First paperless NewspaperThe News Today (Launched on Jan. 3, 2001)
India's First woman Merchant Navy OfficerSonali Banerjee
First woman Air Vice-MarshalP. Bandopadhyaya
First Indian to be appointed as United Nations Civilian Police AdvisorMs. Kiran Bedi
First astronaut of Indian origin to perish aboard U.S. space shuttle in a tragic accidentDr. Kalpana Chawla (Columbia space shuttle, Feb. I, 2003)
First woman to be appointed Deputy Governor of Reserve Bank of IndiaK. J. Udeshi (appointed on June 10, 2003)
First woman Chairman and Managing Director of NABARDMrs. Ranjana Kumar
First Orissa woman to top I.A.S.Smt. Roopa Misra (Indian Civil Services Exam., 2003)
First woman Director General of Police of a StateKanchan C. Bhattacharya (DGP Uttaranchal)
First woman to be appointed as the crime branch chiefMeeriJ Borwankar (took over as crime branch chief of Mumbai police)
First woman to reach the rank of Lt. General in the Indian armyPuneeta Arora (Commandant, Armed Forces Medical College, Pune)
First woman to become Indian Air Force's First woman Air MarshalAir Marshal Padma Bandhopadhyay
First woman Commissioner of Police of an Indian metro (Chennai Metro Police)Letika Saran
First Indian to Ski to the North PoleAjeet Bajaj (April 26, 2006)
First person of Indian origin to win the Miss Great Britain titlePreeti Desai (2006)
First man in spaceRakesh Sharma
First Indian Commander - in - Chief of IndiaGeneral Cariappa
First Chief of the Army StaffGen. Maharaj Rajendra Singhji
First Indian member of the Viceroy's executive councilS. P. Sinha
First Field Marshal of IndiaS.H.F. Manekshaw
First Indian Air Chief MarshalS. Mukherjee
First Indian Naval ChiefVice Admiral R. D. Katari
First judge of International Court of JusticeDr. Nagendra Singh
First person to reach Mt. Everest without oxygenSherpa Anga Dorjee
First Chief Election CommissionerSukumar Sen
First Chinese traveller to visit IndiaFahein
First Chief Justice of Supreme CourtJustice Hiralal J. Kania
Indian Commander-in-Chief of Free IndiaGeneral Kodandera Madappa Cariappa, 1949
Field MarshallGeneral S. H. F. J. Manekshaw
Auditor General of IndiaV. Narahari Rao
Director of CBIDP Kohli
National Security AdviserBrijesh Mishra
Governor of RBISir Osborne Smith
Civil ServiceSatendra Nath Tagore
Woman IASAnna Ranjan George, 1950
Chief Election CommissionerSukumar Sen
Indian Chairman in International CourtJustice Dr. Nagendra Singh
Leader of the Indian Antarctica MissionDr. Syed Zahuv Quasim
Chief Justice of Supreme CourtJustice Hiralal J. Kaniya
Commandeur of the Order of Arts and LettersMrinal Sen
Chevalier of the Order of Arts and LetterSivaji Ganeshan
Woman Honours GraduateKamini Roy
Woman Director General of PoliceKanchan C Bhattacharya
Successful Surgeon who transplanted heartDr. P. Venugopal
Licensed PilotJ R D Tata
Woman Air PilotDurba Banerjee
Woman TeacherSavitribai Phule
Successful heart transplanted personDevi Ram (1994)
President of National Human Rights CommissionJustice Rangnath Mishra
Person delivered the Lecture in Hindi in U.N.O.Atal Bihari Bajpai (1977)
Indian member in British House of CommonsDada Bhai Naoroji (1892)
Indian Managing Director of World BankGautam Kazi
Person, who became High Commission in Great BritainV. K. Krishna-Menon
Woman Chief Justice of High CourtLeila Seth, Himachal Pradesh, 1991
Indian member of Viceroy Executive CouncilSir. S. P. Sinha
Chairman of Finance CommissionK. C. Niogi
Woman Doctorate of ScienceAsima Chatterjee (1944)
Woman IPSKiran Bedi
Woman Supreme Court judgeKumari Fathima Beevi
Indian member of American CongressDeleep Singh
Editor of Time MagazineBobby Ghosh
Director of CBI becoming GovernorAshwani Kumar
Person to reach the North PoleSquadron Leader Sanjay Thapar
Person to reach the South PoleCol Jatinder Kumar Bajaj
Miss WorldReita Faria in 1966
Miss Asia PacificZeenat Aman in 1970
Miss UniverseSushmita Sen in 1994
Miss EarthNicole Faria in 2010
Place to get electricityDarjeeling in 1897
Sound filmAlam Ara (1931) directed by Ardeshir Irani
Colour filmKisan Kanya (1937), directed by Moti B. Gidvani
Chevalier of the Order of Arts and LettersSivaji Ganesan
Test-tube babyDurga Agarwal, born 1978
NewspaperHickey's Bengal Gazette started in 1760
First Lady DoctorAnandibai Joshi
SatelliteAryabhata, launched on 19 April 1975
District to achieve 100% literacy rateErnakulam district, Kerala, 1990
First Marshal of Indian Air ForceArjan Singh
Fellow of Trinity College, CambridgeSrinivasa Ramanujan
Fellow of the Royal SocietyArdaseer Cursetjee
India-s first man in SpaceRakesh Sharma
First Indian Commander-in-Chief of IndiaGeneral Cariappa
First Chief of Army StaffGen. Maharaj Rajendra Singhji
First Indian Member of the Viceroy-s executive councilS.P.Sinha
First Field Marshal of IndiaS.H.F. Manekshaw
First Indian Air Chief MarshalS. Mukherjee
First Indian Naval ChiefVice Admiral R.D. Katari
First Judge of International Court of JusticeDr. Nagendra Singh
First Chief Justice of Supreme CourtJustice Hirala J. Kania
First woman judge in Supreme CourtMrs. Meera Sahib Fatima Bibi
First woman AmbassadorMiss C.B. Muthamma
First woman to climb Mount Everest twiceSantosh Yadav
First woman pilot in Indian Air ForceHarita Kaur Dayal
First woman GraduatesKadambini Ganguly and Chandramukhi Basu, 1883
First woman Airline PilotDurba Banerjee
First woman Honours GraduateKamini Roy, 1886
First woman LawyerCornelia Sorabjee
First woman President of United Nations General AssemblyMrs Vijaya Laxmi Pandit
First woman Chairman of Union Public Service CommissionRoze Millian Bethew
First woman Director General of PoliceKanchan Chaudhary Bhattacharya
First woman JudgeAnna Chandy (She became judge in a district court in 1937)
First woman Cheif Justice of High CourtMrs Leela Seth (Himachal Pradesh High Court)
First woman Judge in Supreme Court of IndiaKumari Justice M. Fathima Beevi
First woman Lieutenant GeneralPuneeta Arora
First woman Air Vice MarshalP. Bandopadhyaya
First woman chairperson of Indian AirlinesSushma Chawla
First woman IPS officerMrs. Kiran Bedi
First and last Muslim woman ruler of IndiaRazia Sultan