First in India

  • 21. Name of the first Indian to win Magsaysay Award ?

    Acharya Vinoba Bhave in 1958

  • 22. Name of first Indian to win Nobel Prize ?

    Rabindranath Tagore

  • 23. First Scientist of India to get Nobel Prize in Economics ?

    Dr. Amartya Sen

  • 24. Name of the First Indian Submarine ?

    I.N.S. Cauveri

  • 25. Name of the first person to get Paramvir Chakra

    Major Somnath Sharma

  • 26. First Indian to go into space ?

    Sqn. Ldr. Rakesh Sharma

  • 27. Name of first Indian to get Bharat Ratna Award ?

    Dr. S Radhakrishnan

  • 28. Name of first speaker of Lok Sabha ?

    G.V. Mavlankar from 1952-1957

  • 29. Name of first president of Indian National Congress ?

    W.C. Banerjee

  • 30. First President of India ?

    Dr. Rajendra Prasad

  • 31. Name of first Indian to get Jnanpeeth Award ?

    G. Shankar Kurup

  • 32. India's first woman president ?

    Smt. Pratibha Patil

  • 33. Name of first woman governor of India ?

    Sarojini Naidu

  • 34. Name of the first Indian woman ruler ?

    Razia Sultan on Delhi's throne

  • 35. Name of the first woman musician of India to get Bharat Ratna ?

    M.S. Subbulakshmi

  • 36. Name of the first woman of India to win WTA title ?

    Sania Mirza

  • 37. Name of the first Indian woman to get noble prize ?

    Mother Teresa in 1979

  • 38. Name of the first woman judge of Supreme Court of India ?

    Meera Sahib Fatima Bibi

  • 39. Name of the first woman judge of Supreme Court of India ?

    Meera Sahib Fatima Bibi

  • 40. Name of first woman of India to get Ashok Chakra ?

    Nirja Mishra