Google marks Children’s Day 2011 with a special doodle

Google marks Children’s Day 2011 with a special doodle

Today, the doodle that Google India put on its home page to celebrate Children’s Day, the birthday of the first Indian Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru, was created by Varsha Gupta, a Class III student from Ryan International School, Greater Noida. Varsha Gupta was chosen as the winner of this year’s Doodle 4 Google competition organised by Google.

Google had announced that it would put the winning Doodle 4 Google entry on the Google India homepage on Children’s Day – 14th November 2011.

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Novel H1N1 (referred to as “swine flu” early on) is a new influenza virus causing illness in people. This new virus was first detected in people in the United States in April 2009. Other countries, including Mexico and Canada, have reported people sick with this new virus. This virus is spreading from person-to-person, probably in much the same way that regular seasonal influenza viruses spread.

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