Hyderabad, Dec. 6 -- The mobile phonehas become an essential requirement in modern-day life. We rely on our phones for doing our bank work, sending and receiving emails as well as messages and videos, clicking photos, and staying in touch with friends and family.These things could not have been imagined when we had to depend upon landlines to only talk to each other.

Martin Cooper was the fatherof the cell phone

So who was the man who invented this gadget that has changedourlives forever? Surely he deserves a lot of gratitude from peoplethroughout the world. That man was a scientist named Martin Cooper.

He was an engineer and inventor and is now hailed as the father of the cell phone which evolved into our present-day hi-tech mobile ph...