New Delhi: Google users from India should be excused if they at the first glance, mistook the International Women's Day doodle to be a Holi doodle. The colourful feel to the Google logo has a Holi feel about it. However the symbol of Venus is the giveaway (in addition to the title text and the link of the image, but we tend to notice them a little later).
This year's simple International Women's Day Google doodle is quite different from what Google put up on 2011, the 100th anniversary of the event, when it posted an interactive Google Map inviting users to join tens of thousands people on bridges all over the world to show support for women's causes.
The colours of the 101st anniversary of International Women's Day doodle are in sync with Google's official logo colours - blue, red, yellow and green. Only the blue is of a purplish tinge. The first 'G' is represented by the symbol of Venus and the second 'o' is a yellow flower. The red dots in place of the first 'o' and the 'e' seem to represent the bindi, a symbol identified with Indian women.
Google has doodled the International Women's Day on four previous occasions. First in 2005, then consecutively after a four-year break, from 2009 to 2011. International Women's Day was first celebrated on March 18, 1911 in four European countries - Austria, Denmark, Germany and Switzerland. The United Nations began officially supporting and sponsoring the
03:58 AM, Mar 08, 2012
Mumbai: Celebrating International Women's Day on Thursday, India's flag carrier Air India plans to operate international flights manned by all-women crew to at least one city in three continents - North America, Europe and Asia, an official said. These flights, originating from Mumbai, would be AI-342 to Singapore, AI-131 to London and an ultra-long haul service AI-191 to Newark, an airlines official said Wednesday. Besides, AI subsidiary Air India Express...
07:32 PM, Mar 07, 2012