First President Of India

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US President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama place their hands over their hearts during the playing of the US National Anthem at a receiving line with India's President Pranab Mukherjee (front L) before the start of an official Indian State Di

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge concluded the first day of the royal tour in style - attending a glittering gala dinner and reception with Bollywood's biggest stars.

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Vijaylakshmi Pandit: Like her brother Jawaharlal Nehru, she too felt passionately for her country. After serving our nation for years, she became the first woman President of the United Nations General Assembly. A writer, a diplomat, and a politician, her works are an inspiration to many young women.

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War: First Sikh War. Date: 10th February 1846. Place: In the Punjab in North West India. Combatants: British troops and Indian troops of the Bengal Presidency against Sikhs of the Khalsa, the army of the Punjab.1849: Britain annexes the Sikh kingdom of Punjab and seizes the Koh-i-noor

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Lord Curzon (1859-1925) was a leading Conservative politician who had served as Viceroy of India from 1899 to 1905. He became President of the National League for Opposing Woman Suffrage in 1912. His 'Fifteen Good Reasons Against the Grant of Female Suffrage' were first mentioned in a speech in 1909.

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks with President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama prior to a reception in the Yellow Oval Room of the White House for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh of India and his wife, Mrs Gursharan Kaur, Nov. 24, 2009.

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Rudyard Kipling (1865 – 1936)

J'ai toujours près de moi six fidèles amis C'est à eux que je dois tout ce que j'ai appris Leurs noms sont Quand, Où, Quoi, Comment et Qui.Rudyard Kipling

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Margaret Woodrow Wilson(16 April 1886,Gainesville,Georgia-12 February 1944,Pondicherry,India) was the daughter of President Woodrow Wilson and Ellen Louise Axson.After her mother's death in 1914. She served as the First Lady of the United States until Woodrow's second marriage in 1915.

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The TIME Vault: 1955

The caption that accompanied this photo in LIFE: "On a carved wooden swing in the prime minister's garden, the First Lady sits and talks with Mrs. Indira Gandhi, Nehru's daughter and the former president of the ruling Congress party of India." Indira Gandhi became Prime Minster herself in 1966.

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