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Oct 21 2010
1 Nobel Prize winner: Mother Teresa in 1979 (Albanian born Indian citizen) 51050
2 Olympic team medal: Gold for Hockey at the 1928 Summer Olympics Amsterdam, beating the Netherlands. 22181
3 Satellite : Aryabhata, launched on April 19, 1975 9292
4 Lawyer: Cornelia Sorabjee (1892) 7108
5 Salman Rushdie won the Booker Prize for Midnight's Children in 1981 6567
6 Physician: Kadambini Ganguly, 1886 6414
7 Asian Games gold medal winner: Kamlijit Sandhu 5716
8 Indian National Congress President: Annie Besant 5151
9 President: Pratibha Patil, 2007 4542
10 Miss Universe: Sushmita Sen in 1994 3954
11 Cricket test match: Against England at Lord's, June 25, 1932 3824
12 Miss World: Reita Faria in 1965 3113
13 Governor: Sarojini Naidu, Governor of Uttar Pradesh, 1947-1949 2973
14 Grand Slam title: Mahesh Bhupathi (partnering with Japanese Rika Hiraki) in the Mixed Doubles category of the 1997 French Open. 2943
15 President: Rajendra Prasad (1950-1962) 2674
16 Prime Minister: Jawaharlal Nehru (1947-1964). The first term lasted till 1952 after which he was re-elected 2613
17 Cricket World Cup championship win: At the 1983 Cricket World Cup, England beating West Indies. 2401
18 Airline Pilot: Durba Banerjee 2050
19 Graduates: Kadambini Ganguly and Chandramukhi Basu, 1883 1830
20 Bharat Ratna: Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, C. Rajagopalachari, and Dr C.V. Raman in 1954 1667
21 Cricket Twenty20 world cup winner: India in 2007. 1534
22 Chess Grandmaster: Koneru Humpy, 2002. She was also the youngest woman in the world to become a grandmaster at 15 years old. 1529
23 Speaker of the Lok Sabha: Meira Kumar 1252
24 Chief Justice of India: H. J. Kania (1947-1951) 995
25 Governor-General: Warren Hastings 982
26 Chief Justice of a High Court (Himachal Pradesh): Leila Seth, 1991 612
27 Chief Minister of a State: Sucheta Kripalani, Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, 1963-1967 597
28 IPS Officer Kiran Bedi 491
29 Indian ICS Officer: Satyendranath Tagore, 1863 482
30 Dadasaheb Phalke Award: Devika Rani in 1969 445
31 Vice-President: S. Radhakrishnan 389
32 Deputy Prime Minister: Vallabhbhai Patel (1947-1950) 209
33 High Court Judge : Anna Chandy 201
34 Field Marshal: Sam Manekshaw, 1973. 186
35 Female - Koneru Humpy - 2002 - She was also the youngest woman to become a grandmaster at 15 years old. 182
36 Nirad C. Chaudhuri, first Indian to win a major non-fiction award, the Duff Cooper Prize in the United Kingdom, in 1966 for The Continent of Circe 152
37 Finance Minister of Independent India: R.K. Shanmukhan Chetty (1947-1949), for others see First Indian Cabinet 103
38 Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters: Sivaji Ganesan 89
39 Ashoka Chakra Award to a civilian : D.K. Jatar (posthumous) and M.C Dixit, captain and co-captain respectively, of the sabotaged plane Kashmir Princess, for "most conspicuous bravery, daring and self-sacrifice" 67
40 Dhan Gopal Mukerji, first Indian to win any literary award (the Newbery Medal) in the United States, in 1927 for Gay Neck, the Story of a Pigeon 30
41 Chief of Naval Staff: Vice Admiral R D Katari 8
42 First Genetically Modified Food Product in India : Bt. Egg plant Hybrid (Bt. -- Bacilius thuringiensis) 5
43 Speaker of Lok Sabha: G.V. Mavlankar (1952-1956) < 5
44 Cosmonaut: Sqn Ldr Rakesh Sharma, 1984 < 5
45 Hydroelectric plant: On the Gaganachukki waterfall of the Sivasamudram Falls, Karnataka. Built in 1902. < 5
46 Ford Supermodel of the World (contest): Bipasha Basu, 1996 < 5
47 Chief of Air Staff: Air Marshal Sir Thomas Elmhirst < 5
48 In space: Kalpana Chawla aboard Space Shuttle Columbia flight STS-87, on November 19, 1997. She was a naturalized United States citizen, and represented the US during the event. < 5
49 Test-tube baby: Durga Agarwal, born 1978 < 5
50 ODI cricket hat-trick: Chetan Sharma in Reliance World Cup against New Zealand in 1987. < 5
51 Miss India to participate in Miss Universe: Indrani Rahman in the Miss Universe 1952 Pageant at Long Beach, California < 5
52 First Women President: Prathiba Patil < 5
53 Prime Minister: Indira Gandhi, 1966 < 5
54 Minister in a government: Rajkumari Amrit Kaur in the Ministry of Health < 5
55 First Islamic Mausoleum (tomb) in India: Sultan Ghari, built in 1231 CE for Prince Nasir ud din Mahmud, eldest son of Iltumish. < 5
56 Magsaysay Award: Vinoba Bhave, 1958 < 5
57 Doctorate of Science: Asima Chatterjee (1944) < 5
58 Scientific Expedition to Antarctica: 1981 < 5
59 Nuclear Reactor: CIRUS, Mumbai, Maharashtra < 5
60 Indian Chief of Staff: General Kodandera Madappa Cariappa, 1947 < 5
61 Test cricket hat-trick: Harbhajan Singh against Australia in March 2001 < 5
62 Commander-in-Chief, IAF: Air Marshal Subroto Mukerjee, 1954 < 5
63 Supreme Court judge: Kumari Fathima Beevi < 5

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