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 […]

Bharat Ratna for Sachin Tendulkar, scientist Professor CNR Rao

Sunday, November 17th, 2013
Sachin Tendulkar CNR Rao

New Delhi: Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar and top scientist CNR Rao will be awarded the Bharat Ratna, India’s biggest civilian award, the Prime Minister’s Office announced minutes after a moist-eyed Sachin retired from international cricket on Saturday afternoon. “I dedicate this award to my mother,” the man called the God of Cricket said. Sachin had […]