DOODLES

  • Shiv Sena demands Google Doodle for Bal Thackeray January 17, 2015

    Mumbai: In a demand that must have taken the US-based search engine giant by surprise, Shiv Sena has sought a "Google Doodle" for its late founder, Bal Thackeray, for his 89th birth anniversary on January 23. Rahul Shewale, Sena MP from Mumbai South Central, said he has written to Google and...
  • New Year 2015: Google wishes Happy New Year with an animated doodle January 1, 2015

    New Delhi: Wishing everyone a Happy New Year 2015, Google has posted an animated doodle on its homepage. The doodle has been created by guest artist Cindy Suen.This doodle is in tune with Google's tradition of posting doodles on New Year.The last year's New Year doodle was in continuation to...
  • Google's New Year's Eve doodle is a recap of 2014 trending topics December 31, 2014

    New Delhi: Celebrating the last day of the year with a recap of some of this year's top trending searches, including the 2014 World Cup, the Philae robotic lander, the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, and Flappy Bird, with a shout-out to the Mars Orbiter Mission, Google has posted a colourful...
  • 'Tis the season! Google highlights travel during the holiday season in its third Happy Holidays doodle December 25, 2014

    New Delhi: 'Tis the season! Celebrating Christmas in its own distinctive style, Google has posted a video doodle - which is also the third doodle in its series of Happy Holidays 2014 doodles. The animated doodle highlights travel during the holiday season. Explaining the doodle posted on Thursday, doodler...
  • 'Tis the season! Google marks Christmas Eve with second Happy Holidays doodle December 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Celebrating Christmas Eve, Google has posted the second doodle in its series of Happy Holidays 2014 doodles. The doodle posted on Wednesday features a man, who is probably heading for his home to celebrate the holiday season, in a red ski suit pulling a sleigh laden with his...
  • 'Tis the season! Google posts a Happy Holidays 2014 doodle December 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Marking the beginning of the holiday season in many countries of the world, Google has posted an animated doodle that features a reindeer-driven sleigh with three child passengers and a driver dashing through the snow. The doodle has a Google logo placed on top of it. The doodle...
  • Wassily Kandinsky's 148th birth anniversary celebrated with a doodle December 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Celebrating the 148th birth anniversary of Russian painter Wassily Kandinsky, Google has posted a doodle that shows an abstract artwork. Kandinsky is credited with painting the first purely abstract works. His expressionist masterpiece "Studie zu Improvisation 3, 1909" was the highlight and leading indicator for a flat Christie's...
  • Raj Kapoor movies featured in Google doodle as it celebrates his 90th birth anniversary December 14, 2014

    New Delhi: To commemorate iconic actor and filmmaker Raj Kapoor's 90th birthday today, Google has posted a doodle. Born as Ranbir Raj Kapoor on December 14, 1924, Raj, the son of actor Prithvi Raj Kapoor, garnered huge recognition and respect for his contribution to Indian cinema. He started as a...
  • On Children's Day, 15-year-old Vaidehi Reddy wins Doodle 4 Google - India November 14, 2014

    Pune: This Children's Day, Google has taken on the colours from the north-east with its Assam themed doodle. In Google's Children's Day special doodle, there is a rhino, the Assam tea and Bihu dancers. And this is the vision of 15-year-old Vaidehi Reddy from Pune. "I took 3 days to...
  • Doodle 4 Google - India: The 12 best doodles created by Indian students for Children's Day November 14, 2014

    Culminating the sixth edition of Doodle 4 Google - India contest, Google India announced Vaidehi Reddy as the winner of this year's Doodle design competition. The winner was chosen amongst 12 finalists.The winning Doodle titled "Natural and Cultural Paradise - Assam" will go live on the Google (India) homepage on...
  • Google celebrates the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall with a video doodle November 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Celebrating the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, Google has posted a video doodle on its homepage which shows that the graffitied chunk of concrete, once a literal division, has been transformed into a symbol of unity, a reminder to passersby of the triumph of...
  • Google thanks Jonas Salk for the polio vaccine with a birth centenary doodle October 28, 2014

    New Delhi: Dr Jonas Salk is standing on a street with cheerful children playing around him. Two kids hold up a placard saying, "Thank you Dr Salk", in the Google doodle commemorating the birth centenary of the person credited with developing the first effective polio vaccine. The American physician, virologist, and...
  • Google posts a doodle on Mangalyaan completing one month in Mars orbit October 24, 2014

    New Delhi: The Google letters are orbiting the red planet in a doodle to commemorate India's Mars Orbiter Mission completing one month in Mars orbit. Indian Space Research Organisation's (ISRO) PSLV C25 launched the Mangalyaan from Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh on November 5, 2013. On September 24, 2014 the Mars Orbiter Mission reached...
  • Google doodles 'Malgudi Days' on RK Narayan's 108th birth anniversary October 10, 2014

    New Delhi: "Who's the man behind the book on our doodle in India? It's Malgudi's native son, famed Indian writer RK Narayan. Narayan is a well known pioneer of early Indian literature and set most of his stories in the fictional town of Malgudi. Happy 108th birthday to RK Narayan!,"...
  • Google doodles adventurer Thor Heyerdahl's 100th birthday October 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Commemorating ethnographer Thor Heyerdahl's 100th birthday, Google has posted a doodle on its homepage. Born on October 6, 1914, Thor Heyerdahl, the Norwegian adventurer, became notable for crossing the Pacific on a balsa log raft. He later detailed his harrowing 101-day voyage in the book Kon-Tiki. Experts scoffed...
  • September 27 isn't Google's birthday, nevertheless there's a doodle September 27, 2014

    New Delhi: There is a doodle on the Google home page that celebrates the company's 16th birthday. But the interesting fact is that September 27 isn't the search giant's birthday. The selection of September 27 as Google's birthday seems to be a one of convenience than the actual date when...
  • Leo Tolstoy's 186th birthday: Google doodles the great Russian author's epic novels September 9, 2014

    New Delhi: A collection of images set within an interactive doodle attempts to capture the grandeur of the works one of the world's greatest novelists Leo Tolstoy. The whitebearded, prolific writer was a master of realistic fiction and is revered the world over for addressing war, love, God and...
  • Teacher's Day: Google posts a sixteacher doodle September 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Google has posted a Teacher's Day doodle on its India home page that depicts six different teachers: The principal sitting behind a desk, maths teacher writing a formula on the board, a kindergarten teacher reading out a story to the kids, sports teacher all set for the game...
  • Google's doodle features independent India's first stamp August 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Celebrating India's 68th Independence Day, Google on Friday posted a doodle on its homepage featuring the independent India's first stamp. The blue colour stamp with the Indian tricolour is the doodle that comes up when you open the Google's India homepage. The stamp, which was issued on November 21, 1947...
  • Google doodles independent India's first stamp on August 15 August 15, 2014

    New Delhi: The doodle on the Google India home page this year is a familiar symbol independent India's first stamp. The first stamp issued by free India was months after Independence on November 21, 1947 and it depicted the Indian national flag with the popular slogan "Jai Hind...
  • Google celebrates Pakistan Independence Day 2014 with a doodle August 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Celebrating the 68th Independence of Pakistan, Google has posted a doodle on the Pakistan homepage. The doodle features the blooming flowershaped Pakistan Monument in Islamabad, Pakistan. The Pakistan Monument is a national monument that represents the country's four provinces and three territories. Before an architect was finalised to...
  • Google celebrates Perseid Meteor Shower with an animated, musical doodle August 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Celebrating the spectacular Perseid Meteor Shower, Google has posted an animated doodle that shows moving illustrations of meteor showers with a clam and soothing music playing in the background. Drawing inspiration from travel and timelapse footage documenting meteor showers, doodler Sophie Diao takes users on an animated journey for...
  • Google doodles Perseid Meteor Shower August 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Google on Monday has posted an interactive doodle on its homepage to celebrate Perseid Meteor Shower. The interactive doodle with colourful illustrations honours the annual Perseid meteor shower. The annual Perseid meteor shower occurs from August 1113. NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center will host a live Ustream and web...
  • Pran Kumar Sharma (19382014): The unofficial Google doodle August 6, 2014

    Chacha Chaudhury, the man with a mind faster than a computer. I sometimes wondered which computer? One from 1971 when Pran Kumar Sharma's most famous creation was first published (the $750 8bit Kenbak1 from 1971 had a mere 256 bytes of memory)? Or did Chacha Chaudhary's brain continuously upgrade in...
  • Play the fun and informative John Venn Google doodle that is not visible to users in India August 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Google has at least three different doodles on its different home pages around the world on August 4, but the most fun of them all is not visible straightaway to Google users in India (and also in Ukraine). While the Google India home page is celebrating the 85th...
  • Google doodles Kishore Kumar's versatility August 4, 2014

    New Delhi: A smiling Kishore Kumar looks at you from the Google India home page on the Hindi cinema legend's 85th birth anniversary. Known for his eccentricity, Kishore Kumar (born Abhas Kumar Ganguly), was a multitalented personality and the doodle also salutes his many abilities. Though he is best known as one...
  • Google celebrates Nelson Mandela's legacy with an interactive quotable quotes doodle July 17, 2014

    New Delhi: To commemorate Nelson Mandela's 96th birthday, on July 18, Google is posting an interactive doodle celebrating the life of the antiapartheid icon, who also served as President of South Africa. The doodle takes us on a visual journey through Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela's life interspersed with six of his most...
  • Google celebrates Germany's World Cup win with an animated Paul the Octopus doodle July 14, 2014

    New Delhi: During the course of the 31day football extravaganza in which 32 participating teams played 64 matches, Google posted an unprecedented 63 World Cup 2014 doodles on its different home pages around the world.The last in the series celebrates Germany's welldeserved victory in the football World Cup. The doodle...