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8 Google Pays Tribute To BB King On His 94th Birthday With A Doodle On His Life

Today’s Google Doodles is the latest trending news on the web. Dedicated to late BB King on his 94th birth anniversary, the video features the true colors of the vibrant life of the iconic guitarist, singer-songwriter and record producer.

Who’s BB King?

Born in 1925 near a town called Itta Bena in Mississippi, BB King started his music career with recording in 1949 and soon became an iconic musician of his time. But he won the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in the year 1987 after almost four decades of his music career.

Interesting incident of his life

It happened in 1949. BB King once ran into a burning nightclub to rescue his beloved guitar. The incident shows his love for music. He risked his life to save his guitar from burning.

Ruined personal life

BB King tied the knots two times but both the marriages ended in a failure. His first wife was Martha Lee Denthon and second wife was Sue Carol Hall. While BB King made a remarkable progress in his professional life, he had to struggle a lot to maintain a … Read the rest


Engineers’ Day Is Celebration Of Live Of M. Visvesvaraya

Every year, September 15 is celebrated as Engineers’ Day to commemorate the birthday and the achievements of Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya, former Diwan of Mysore.

Who was Visvesvaraya?

Born on September 15, 1860, M. Visvesvaraya is known as an Indian civil engineer and statesman. He also served as 9th Diwan of Mysore from 1912 to 1919. His birthday is celebrated as Engineer’s Day in India, Sri Lanka and Tanzania.

Notable works

  • Worked in different cities under British Rule
  • Construction of Krishna Raja Sagara dam
  • Designing a flood protection system for Hyderabad
  • Protecting Visakhapatnam port from sea erosion
  • Making The Mysore Soap Factor
  • The State Bank of Mysore
  • Mysore Chamber of Commerce

Awards and Recognitions

  • Knighted as a Knight Commander of Order of Indian Empire (KCIE) by British in 1915
  • Barat Ratna in 1955

Engineers’ Day is a way to celebrate the life and work of Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya. On September 15, people visit his memorial to pay their tributes.

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On Hindi Diwas Amit Shah Suggests Hindi To Be Used As One Language To Unite The Nation

Latest trending news on Hindi Diwas is Union Home Minister Amit Shah voted for one for the country and suggested Hindi to be the Mother tongue of all India. But at the same time, he acknowledged the presence of different lingos and dialects in India but said that Hindi has the capability to represent Indian culture on the world forum. He was awarded with the Rajbhasha Award for ‘outstanding contribution in promoting Hindi’.

PM Modi on Hindi Diwas

Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted on Hindi Diwas to congratulate the nation and described the value of Hindi as a simple and decent language that gives expressions to feelings.

Vice President Venkaiah Naidu on Hindi Diwas

The Vice President highlighted the need to strengthen the efforts to make the official language Hindi simpler. He also put focus on the interaction of Hindi with other Indian languages and said that Hindi would be benefitted with this interaction. It can incorporate words, idiom and phrases from others.

Languages in Indian constitution

There are 22 Schedule languages in the constitution but the government uses only Hindi and English as official … Read the rest


Pro Kabaddi 2019 Season 7 Results: Patna Pirates Lag Behind With Only 4 Win Against 7 Of Jaipur Panthers

Patna Pirates take on Jaipur Panthers at the Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Indoor Stadium in Kolkata in the Season 7 of Pro Kabaddi 2019. It would be their second big win after Tamil Thalaivas. But Jaipur Panthers are also eager to end their five-match winless streak.

Patna Pirates

These warriors are standing at the bottom place in the Season 7 and they desperately need a win to start ascending. They have won only 4 matches out of 14 in the Season 7. In the previous match with Tamil Thalaivas, they came out of their six-match losing streak by beating Tamil team with 51-25 score. But they need another victory to rise three places up and secure a playoffs spot the upcoming matches.

Jaipur Panthers

With 7 wins from 14 matches, Jaipur team is at a better position than their counterpart. Jaipur Panthers recently settled a crucial match with Haryana Steelers for tie and now they are looking for a win that can place them in Top 6 in the table. The skipper of Jaipur Panthers is high in spirit after scoring his fourth Super 10 … Read the rest


Google Doodle Shows Hans Christian Gram Discovering Gram Stain On His 166th Birth Anniversary

Google celebrates the 166th Birth Anniversary of Hans Christian Gram, Danish bacteriologist, noted for developing Gram stain. The stain technique developed by Gram is used to differentiate bacterial species even after more than a century.

Hans Christian Gram

Born on September 13, 1853, discovered stain technique while working with German microbiologist Karl Friedlander in Berlin in 1884. He noted that staining bacteria makes it easy to classify bacterial species. He classified bacteria in Gram-positive and Gram-negative.

Gram’s career

A noted scholar, Gram earned his MD from the University of Copenhagen in 1878 and. He started teaching pharmacology and in 1891 and was appointed professor at the University of Copenhagen. But he resigned from the chair in pharmacology in 1900 to become a professor of medicine.

Google’s Doodle on Gram

Created by Danish guest artist Mikkel Sommer, the Doodle spells each letter of Google to represent Gram carrying out his experiment.

The letter “G” is Gram staining bacteria; letters “OO” are made round glasses on the face of Gram; letter “G” becomes a microscope classifying the bacteria and letters “LE” represent … Read the rest


What Is Anant Chaturdashi And What Is Its Significance In Ganesh Chaturthi?

Anant Chaturdashi comes 10 days after Ganesh Chaturthi and is celebrated as Ganesh Visarjan all over the country. It is the 14th day of lunar fortnight and it has significance for Hindus and Jains.

Ganesh Chaturdashi and Anant Chaturdashi

According to traditions, devotees invite lord Ganeshs to their homes on Ganesh Chaturdashi. Idols of lord Ganesha are brought homes followed by 10 days of worship. Finally, the idol is submerged in water when the lord leaves for his heavenly abode. The visit comes to an end with the lord Ganesha leaving his devotees with his blessings.

Significance of Anant Chaturdashi

It is the last day to offer your prayers to lord Ganesha. He is God Anant and he’s leaving for his heavenly abode. Devotees tie sacred threads on their wrists and take oath to the lord Ganesha. In return, the God Anant blesses the devotees with prosperity and fortune.

History of Ganapati Festival

The history of Ganapati festival can be traced back to the times of Chhatrapati Shivaji and the Maratha empire. It continued in the Mughal rule but at a low level and then … Read the rest