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First in India

1. British Governor General of Bengal 2. Governor General of Independent India 3. Commander-in-chief of Free India 4. Cosmonaut 5. Emperor of Moghul Dynasty in India 6. Field Marshal 7. Indian Governor General of Indian Union 8. Indian I.C.S. Officer 9. Indian Member of Viceroy's Executive Council 10. Indian to swim across English Channel 11. Indian woman to swim across-English Channel 12. Man to climb Mount Everest 13. Man to climb Mount Everest without Oxygen 14. Man to climb Mount Everest twice 15. Nobel Prize winner 16. President of Indian National Congress 17. President of Indian Republic 18. Talkie Film 19. Test Tube Baby (Documented) 20. Viceroy of India 21. Woman Minister of Indian Union 22. Woman Chief Minister of State 23. Woman Governor 24. Woman President of Indian National Congress 25. Woman Prime Minister 26. Woman Speaker of a State Assembly 27. Prime Minister of India 28. Muslim President of Indian Union 29. Speaker of Lok Sabha 30. Woman to climb mount Everest 31. Woman Judge in Supreme Court 32. Woman Chief Justice of a High Court 33. Indian Woman to go in space (Now U.S. Citizen) 34. The first Indian weightlifter to win bronze medal in Olympics 35. The First Indian World Chess Champion 36. India's first paperless Newspaper 37. India's First woman Merchant Navy Officer 38. The first Dalit Speaker of the Lok Sabha 39. The first Vice-President of India to die in harness 40. The first Indian woman cricketer to score double century 41. The first woman Air Vice-Marshal The first Indian to be appointed as United Nations Civilian 42. Police Advisor 43. Warren Hastings Lord Mountbatten General Roy Bucher Sqn. Ldr. Rakesh Sharma Babar S. H. F. J. Manekshaw C. Rajagopalachari Satyendra Nath Tagore Sri S.P. Sinha Mihir Sen Miss Arati Saha Tenzing Norgay Phu Dorjee Nwang Gombu Rabindra Nath Tagore W. C. Banerjee Dr. Rajendra Prasad Alam Ara (1931) Indira Lord Canning Rajkumari Amrit Kaur Mrs. Sucheta Kriplani Mrs. Sarojini Naidu Dr. Annie Besant Mrs. Indira Gandhi Mrs. Shanno Devi Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru Dr. Zakir Hussain G. V. Mavlankar Bachhendri Pal Mrs. Meera Sahib Fatima Biwi Smt. Leela Seth Kalpana Chawla Karnam Malleshwari (Sydney, in 2000) Vishwanathan Anand The News Today (Launched on Jan. 3, 2001) Sonali Banerjee G. M. C. Balyogi Krishna Kant Mithali Raj (August 2002 playing against England) P. Bandopadhyaya Ms. Kiran Bedi

The first astronaut of Indian origin to perish aboard U.S. space Dr. Kalpana Chawla shuttle in a tragic accident (Columbia space shuttle, Feb. I, 2003)

Roopa Misra (Indian Civil Services Exam. 2005. 45. Pune) Bula Chaudhury 48. 47. The first Indian to Ski to the North Pole The first sportsman ever to win Gold Medal in Shooting in the 63. The first Indian to cross seven important seas by swimming The first woman to become Indian Air Force's first woman Air 56. The highest individual test scorer of India 49. at the age of 25 years 58. Armed Forces Medical College. 46. 2003) Dr. Ranjana Kumar Virendra Sehwag ( 309 runs in the first test in Multan against Pakistan) Rahul Drgvid (playing test against Pakistan in Pakistan in. 61. Bhattacharya (DGP Uttaranchal) MeeriJ Borwankar (took over as crime branch chief of Mumbai police) Puneeta Arora (Commandant. India's first woman athlete to win WTA open Tennis title The first Indian to set a world record of ever having reached 59. 26. 2005. 2003) The first Indian girl to register a win in a Wimbledon tournament The first Indian lady to win a medal in World Athletic Championship The first woman Chairman and Managing Director of NABARD Sania Mirza (2003) Anju Bobby George (Aug. The first Orissa woman to top I. The first woman to reach the rank of Lt.) Budhia (May 2006) Letika Saran Ajeet Bajaj (April 26. J. Air Marshal Padma Bandhopadhyay Marshal 57.A. Hyderabad) Vijaypath Singhania (Nov.S. 2003) Mrs. the highest of heights yet in a hot balloon 60.44.. Manmohan Singh Kanchan C. General in the Indian army 55. The first woman Director General of Police of a State 53. 51. 69852 ft. The first woman Commissioner of Police of an Indian metro (Chennai Metro Police) Dharmendra Yadav (Mainpuri : Samajwadi Party MP) Sania Mirza (Feb. The first woman President of the Republic of India . The first woman to be appointed as the crime branch chief 54. The first youngest MP. The first person of Indian origin to win the Miss Great Britain Preeti Desai (2006) title Pratibha Patil 65. The first Indian cricketer to make double centuries five times 50. 2006) 62. Abhinav Bindra (July 24. The first Sikh Prime Minister of India 52. Udeshi Bank of India (appointed on June 10. The first wonder child of Orissa only about 4 years and a half of age completes a race of 65 km. 2006) World Shooting Championship 64. The first woman to be appointed Deputy Governor of Reserve K. April 2004) Smt.