Legendary Singer Lata Mangeshkar, India’s Nightingale, Dies At 92

Monday, February 7th, 2022
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New Delhi : Lata Mangeshkar was back on the ventilator on February 5 after her health deteriorated. She passed away on the morning of February 6. Lata Mangeshkar, legendary singer who mesmerised millions with her golden voice, has died at 92. The music icon, who tested positive for coronavirus, was admitted to the ICU of […]

Former President of India Pranab Mukherjee, passes away

Tuesday, September 1st, 2020
pranab Mukarji

New Delhi: The former President of India Pranab Mukherjee, who had tested positive for coronavirus, had been in coma after a brain surgery earlier this month  has died at 84. “With a Heavy Heart , this is to inform you that my father Shri Pranab Mukherjee has just passed away inspite of the best efforts […]

BJP playing with the sentiments of people for political gains : Siddaramaiah

Friday, October 18th, 2019

Mangaluru : The former chief minister and leader of opposition in Karnataka assembly, Siddaramaiah, said BJP is planing to confer Bharat Ratna upon Hindu Mahasabha leader Vinayak Damodar Savarkar ahead of assembly elections in Maharashtra. He was addressing the party representatives at the St Sebestian Church hall at Bendorewell in the city on Friday, October […]

Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee dies at 93

Thursday, August 16th, 2018
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New Delhi : Former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee died in New Delhi today. He was 93 years old. Vajpayee was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on June 11 with kidney infection, chest congestion, urinary tract infection and low urine output. According to a statement issued by AIIMS, Vajpayee died […]

SM Krishna seeks to honor Bharat Ratna to Siddaganaga swami

Saturday, January 20th, 2018

Bangaluru: Former CM and BJP leader S M Krishna has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to honour Siddaganaga swami Shivakumara Swamiji with the prestigious Bharat Ratna award. Krishna in his letter to Modi states that “The 111-year-old Swamiji is rendering service to the society for the past eight decades, uplifting lakhs of needy and […]

Janata Pariwar will come together to play opposition role : Deve Gowda

Friday, December 26th, 2014
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Udupi : Former Prime Minister Deve Gowda said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi should lay emphasis on development, rather than involving in the religious conversion controversy. Speaking to media persons here on Thursday, Deve Gowda said that Modi has come to power with the agenda of development and hence he should concentrate on development of […]

Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Madan Mohan Malviya chosen for Bharat Ratna

Thursday, December 25th, 2014
Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Malviya

New Delhi : Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and educationist Madan Mohan Malviya were today chosen for the country’s highest civilian award Bharat Ratna. The announcement came ahead of Vajpayee’s 90th birthday on 25 Dec. “The President has been pleased to award Bharat Ratna to Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya (posthumously) and to Atal Bihari […]

Sachin Tendulkar says Bharat Ratna is the greatest honour of his life

Wednesday, February 5th, 2014

New Delhi:  Sachin Tendulkar said receiving the Bharat Ratna – India’s highest civilian award – was the greatest honour of his life. The legendary batsman, who retired from cricket in November last year, was conferred with the honour by President Pranab Mukherjee at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on Tuesday noon. Tendulkar – the only sportsperson to […]

Sachin Tendulkar, CNR Rao receive Bharat Ratna

Tuesday, February 4th, 2014

New Delhi: Sachin Tendulkar notched up another prestigious first when he joined the list of the nation’s Bharat Ratnas today. The President awarded him and noted scientist Professor CNR Rao with India’s highest civilian honour at a ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhavan. Sachin is the first sportsman to be given the honour; he beat hockey […]

Farooq, Nitish want Bharat Ratna for Vajpayee

Tuesday, November 19th, 2013
Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Patna: The clamour for Bharat Ratna for former Premier Atal Bihari Vajpayee grew louder today with Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, a former BJP ally, as well as Union Minister Faroq Abdullah backing the saffron party’s demand. Two days after cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar and noted scientist CNR Rao were named for the country’s highest […]