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Dhanraj Pillay says hockey legend Dhyan Chand should be bestowed with Bharat Ratna
Sports

Dhanraj Pillay says hockey legend Dhyan Chand should be bestowed with Bharat Ratna

Former India hockey captain Dhanraj Pillay on Tuesday said that the legendary Dhyan Chand should be bestowed with the Bharat Ratna as soon as possible.

Nitish Kumar didn't sack Tejashwi Yadav to save his chair, alleges Jitan Ram Manjhi
Politics

Nitish Kumar didn't sack Tejashwi Yadav to save his chair, alleges Jitan Ram Manjhi

Hindustani Awam Morcha (Secular) President Jitan Ram Manjhi alleged on Thursday that Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar did not sack his deputy, Tejashwi Yadav, the son of RJD supremo Lalu Prasad, to save his chair.

Sports ministry nominates Dhyan Chand for Bharat Ratna, one more time
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Sports ministry nominates Dhyan Chand for Bharat Ratna, one more time

The sports ministry has written to the Prime Minister's Office, requesting Bharat Ratna for the late Dhyan Chand in what can be considered its latest push to bestow the hockey legend with India's highest civilian honour.

Padma Awards 2018: Govt invites nominations, recommendations on online portal padmaawards.gov.in
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Padma Awards 2018: Govt invites nominations, recommendations on online portal padmaawards.gov.in

The process of honouring outstanding personalities from different walks of life with Padma awards for 2018 has begun with the home ministry inviting nominations.

TDP demands Bharat Ratna for NT Rama Rao without further delay
Politics

TDP demands Bharat Ratna for NT Rama Rao without further delay

Speaking on the resolution, TDP's Andhra Pradesh unit chief Kala Venkat Rao said it was NT Rama Rao who ended the Congress party's rule in the country by bringing all non-Congress parties on a common platform.

No Bharat Ratna for Jayalalithaa? Madras High Court dismisses PIL to confer late CM with honour
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No Bharat Ratna for Jayalalithaa? Madras High Court dismisses PIL to confer late CM with honour

The Supreme Court has dismissed a petition seeking direction to announce Bharat Ratna for late AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa (her name is sometimes spelt as Jayalalitha as well), who passed away in December 2016.

Cyclone Vardah relief: Tamil Nadu CM O Panneerselvam to meet PM Modi
India

Cyclone Vardah relief: Tamil Nadu CM O Panneerselvam to meet PM Modi

Days after he urged the Centre to grant Rs 1000 Crore for cyclone relief operations in the state, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam will call on Prime Minister Narendra Modi tomorrow to press the demand.

Engineer's Day 2016: M Visvesvaraya was a scholar, statesman and educationist working for public good
India

Engineer's Day 2016: M Visvesvaraya was a scholar, statesman and educationist working for public good

A scholar, statesman, educationist and perhaps the most celebrated engineer in India, Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya was the embodiment of everything a country needs to strive for a better future.

Former hockey greats demand Bharat Ratna for late legend Dhyan Chand
Sports

Former hockey greats demand Bharat Ratna for late legend Dhyan Chand

Former greats today revived the longstanding demand for Bharat Ratna to late hockey legend Dhyan Chand with some saying the "wizard" should have been given the honour ahead of cricketing icon Sachin Tendulkar.

Fantastic gesture if NDA announces Bharat Ratna for Narasimha Rao: Sanjaya Baru
India

Fantastic gesture if NDA announces Bharat Ratna for Narasimha Rao: Sanjaya Baru

It would be a "fantastic gesture" by the NDA government if it announces Bharat Ratna to PV Narasimha Rao, said Sanjaya Baru.

Watch: Sachin Tendulkar celebrates 43rd birthday playing cricket with school kids
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Watch: Sachin Tendulkar celebrates 43rd birthday playing cricket with school kids

The iconic Sachin Tendulkar on Sunday celebrated his 43rd birthday by playing cricket with children from the 'Make-A-Wish India' organisation in the city, even as the fraternity wished him and waxed eloquence.

Award Bharat Ratna to Savarkar to shut Congress up: Uddhav Thackeray
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Award Bharat Ratna to Savarkar to shut Congress up: Uddhav Thackeray

Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray on Monday demanded Bharat Ratna for Veer Savarkar to "shut up the Congress permanently".

Consider plea to confer Bharat Ratna on Subhas Bose, Madras HC tells Union Home Ministry
India

Consider plea to confer Bharat Ratna on Subhas Bose, Madras HC tells Union Home Ministry

A division bench gave the direction regarding the honour of a Bharat Ratna for Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose while disposing of a PIL.

PM Modi needs good advisors, says Bharat Ratna awardee scientist CNR Rao
India

PM Modi needs good advisors, says Bharat Ratna awardee scientist CNR Rao

Prime Minister Narendra Modi needs the right scientific advice to turn his vision to reality and should also start mission-mode projects, feels India's Bharat Ratna-winning scientist CNR Rao.

India can't be a world leader with an unhealthy, uneducated labour force: Amartya Sen
Business

India can't be a world leader with an unhealthy, uneducated labour force: Amartya Sen

India has progressed during the 25 years of liberal economic reforms but some central issues still remain an issue, notably in the education and healthcare spaces, Nobel laureate Amartya Sen has said.

Court dismisses petition seeking to take away Sachin's Bharat Ratna
First Cricket News

Court dismisses petition seeking to take away Sachin's Bharat Ratna

The Madhya Pradesh High Court today dismissed a petition demanding that the Bharat Ratna honour of cricket icon and batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar be revoked.

India bids farewell to 'People's President': APJ Abdul Kalam laid to rest with military honours
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India bids farewell to 'People's President': APJ Abdul Kalam laid to rest with military honours

President APJ Abdul Kalam who was laid to rest on Thursday with full state honours in his home town Rameswaram.

Former president APJ Abdul Kalam's mortal remains reach Rameswaram to an emotional reception
India

Former president APJ Abdul Kalam's mortal remains reach Rameswaram to an emotional reception

Hundreds of mourners fought back tears as they stood in serpentine queues for the final glimpse of this island's most famous son--former President A P J Abdul Kalam--as he lay in state, back in his hometown one last time.

Not just Anushka: Farhan Akhtar too mixed up APJ Abdul Kalam's name on Twitter, but no one cared
Entertainment

Not just Anushka: Farhan Akhtar too mixed up APJ Abdul Kalam's name on Twitter, but no one cared

On 27 July, Anushka Sharma, following the demise of former president APJ Abdul Kalam, had tweeted out her respects for the Bharat Ratna. However, she referred the 'Missile Man' of India as 'APL Kalam Azad', confusing him with the freedom fighter Maulana Azad, and paid for it.

Rashtra-Ratna first, Rashtrapati later: PM Modi urges country to realise Kalam's dreams
India

Rashtra-Ratna first, Rashtrapati later: PM Modi urges country to realise Kalam's dreams

A P J Abdul Kalam was a 'rashtra-ratna' (nation's gem) and the best tribute to him would be to realise his dreams for the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said as the nation mourned the demise of the former President.