DOODLES

  • Google Earth Day quiz results: Pangolin, honey badger, cuttlefish, mantis shrimp, komodo dragon, woolly mammoth 3 days ago

    Since the first ever doodle for the Burning Man Festival back on August 30, 1998 doodle has posted hundreds of doodles on its home pages around the world, but this is the first time that the Internet giant has posted an online personality quiz in the form of an interactive...
  • Take the Google Earth Day quiz to find out which animal are you 4 days ago

    The Google Earth Day doodle is a first of its kind doodle that "presents one of the Internet's favourite pastimes: a goofy quiz," that at the end of it tells you which animal you are the closest to. The Google Earth Day quiz works on "any up-to-date browsers on your mobile...
  • The BR Ambedkar doodle isn't India only; also on Google home pages in 7 other countries April 14, 2015

    To mark the 124 birth anniversary of the Father of the Indian Constitution, Google has posted a doodle on its home pages in 8 countries around the world. The BR Ambedkar doodle is visible on Google's country-specific home pages across three continents - Argentina, Chile, India, Ireland, Peru, Poland, Sweden...
  • Pohela Boishakh: Google doodles Bangla New Year April 14, 2015

    Pohela Boishakh is the first day of the Bengali calendar. The day is marked on April 14 in Bangladesh and on April 15 in India. Pohela means 'first' and Boishakh is the first month of the Bengali calendar. Google is marking the Bangla New Year's Day with a doodle on its...
  • B. R. Ambedkar's 124th birthday: His thoughts on democracy, untouchability, gender equality April 14, 2015

    On Dr BR Ambedkar's 124th birth anniversary, it is fitting if we were to examine his vision of modern India based on his writings. His vast output of scholarly works, essays and lectures are fertile ground for discovering the ideas he lived by and hoped would take root in India. Ambedkar...
  • Google celebrates surrealist artist Leonora Carrington's 98th birthday with intriguing crocodile doodle April 6, 2015

    New Delhi: Commemorating the 98th birth anniversary of surrealist artist Leonora Carrington, Google's latest doodle shows her 1998 painting titled - How doth the little crocodile. Carrington was born in 1917 and died at the age of 94. She is known not only for her paintings and sculptures but also for...
  • When did the Eiffel Tower open to the public? Watch this timelapse GIF of Eiffel Tower's construction to know when March 31, 2015

    Google is commemorating the 126th anniversary of the public opening of the Eiffel Tower with a doodle on its home page created by guest doodler Floriane Marchix. The 324-metre-high (1,062-foot) Paris landmark made of iron opened to the public on March 31, 1889 and sees some 7 million visitors each...
  • When did the Eiffel Tower open to the public? March 31, 1889 March 31, 2015

    New Delhi: A symbol of love, an architectural achievement, and one of the world's wonders- Eiffel Tower- built in 1889 has come to serve as an identity for Paris, the very place where the magnificent steel tower rests. Must see: When did the Eiffel Tower open to the public? Watch this...
  • বাংলাদেশের স্বাধীনতা দিবস ২০১৫: Google doodles Bangladesh Independence Day 2015 March 26, 2015

    A Royal Bengal Tiger looks up from a Mangrove swamp framed within a crimson sun in the 2015 Bangladesh National Day Google doodle. March 26 is commemorated as the Independence Day of Bangladesh to celebrate the country's declaration of independence from Pakistan in 1971. The declaration was made by Bangladesh's 'Father of...
  • Google paints Australia and India head-to-head in the latest Cricket World Cup semi-finals doodle March 26, 2015

    New Delhi: Google's latest Cricket World Cup doodle paints the Australia and India team who are pitched against each other for the semi-final scheduled today at 9 am IST. India and Australia are all set to re-visit their old rivalry at the Sydney Cricket Ground as one of them will go...
  • Google doodle commemorates noted woman mathematician Emmy Noether's 133rd birthday March 23, 2015

    New Delhi: In its latest doodle, Google is celebrating the 133rd birth anniversary of influential German mathematician Emmy Noether on March 23, who is known for her groundbreaking contributions to the fields of abstract algebra and theoretical physics. Legendary physicist Albert Einstein once referred to Noether as, "the most significant mathematical...
  • Google commemorates Iranian New Year with Navroz Mubarak doodle March 21, 2015

    New Delhi: Google is celebrating the Iranian New Year with its latest colorful doodle, marking the first day of spring or Equinox. Originated in Persia, Nowruz or Navroz remains a holy day for Zoroastrians and is celebrated in many parts of the world. The latest doodle is full of bright flowers...
  • Google's doodle gears up for India-Bangladesh Cricket World Cup quarter final on March 19 March 19, 2015

    New Delhi: In tune with the rising 2015 ICC World Cup fever around the world, Google too has painted its doodle in India-Bangladesh colours. The two nations gear up to battle it out in the quarter finals scheduled for 9 AM IST on March 19. The latest doodle shows silhouette...
  • Anna Atkins: Google doodles 216th birthday of English botanist, photography pioneer March 16, 2015

    New Delhi: Google's latest doodle marks the birth anniversary of English botanist and photograpgher, Anna Atkin, who is credited with publishing a book illustrated with photographic images of plants and algae for botanical studies. Atkin used the cyanotype photographic process to create cyanotype photogram of algae. The cyanotype photogram was produced...
  • Google celebrates International Women's Day with special doodle March 8, 2015

    New Delhi: In yet another powerful doodle, Google has featured women in various fields of study, from science to music, for its International Women's Day special edition on its homepage. The latest doodle shows sketches of women, in roles which are still considered unconventional for them to pursue, within the Google...
  • Happy Holi! Google splashes vibrant colours with animated Holi doodle March 6, 2015

    New Delhi: Celebrating the festival of colours - Holi, Google has posted an animated doodle on its India homepage. The doodle features the Google logo being splashed by vibrant colours ranging from blue to orange, followed by a smiling face with the two O's of Google turning into eyes. This is...
  • Alessandro Volta's battery lights up the Google doodle on his 270th birthday February 18, 2015

    New Delhi: Commemorating the 270th birth anniversary of the 18th century Italian physicist, Alessandro Volta, Google has posted an animated doodle that shows a battery lighting up the letters in Google. Volta had invented the first electrical battery, and in tune with Google's tradition of honouring individuals and events of...
  • 2015 Cricket World Cup: High-voltage clash between India and Pakistan at Adelaide featured in a Google doodle February 15, 2015

    New Delhi: Marking the Sunday's World Cup match between India and Pakistan, Google has come up with a doodle glowing in colours of the national flags of both the countries. The letters of the word Google are represented by silhouettes of six players in different cricketing positions - with the...
  • RK Laxman's doodles during family conversions remain unpublished January 27, 2015

    Kolkata: Although his cartoons are well known, many of legendary RK Laxman's doodles that revealed a more personal aspect of the creative genius are still lying unpublished in his family's collection. When the 'Shakespeare of Indian cartooning' came on holidays to Mysore and Bangalore during 1975-1991, he sketched hundreds of doodles,...
  • India's Republic Day: Google's tableau doodle joins the parade January 26, 2015

    New Delhi: To mark India's 66th Republic Day, Google continued with its tradition of posting a doodle on its India home page. This year's Google India's Republic Day doodle features a tableau showcasing India Gate and Rashtrapati Bhavan, two New Delhi landmarks that are symbolic of the Republic of India.At...
  • 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...