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Tag: Bharat Ratna

Govt Announces Nominations Open For Padma Awards
Govt Announces Nominations Open For Padma Awards

Instituted on January 2, 1954, the awards are given in three categories -- Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri. The awards seek to recognize achievements in all activities or disciplines where an element of public service is involved.

  • Monday, 09 August 2021
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Ratan Tata Frowns At Bharat Ratna Campaign On Social Media

Mumbai: Ratan Tata, the Chairman Emeritus of Tata Sons, on Saturday expressed displeasure over a social media campaign that has demanded conferring India’s highest civilian honour, the Bharat Ratna, on him. “While I appreciate the sentiments expressed by a section of the social media in terms of an award, I would humbly like to request […]

  • Monday, 05 April 2021
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Clamour For Bharat Ratna To Hockey Legend Dhyan Chand Grows

Bhubaneswar: A webinar was organized on Saturday as part of a digital campaign to demand Bharat Ratna for hockey legend Dhyan Chand. Hockey legends Gurbux Singh, Harbinder Singh, Ashok Kumar Dhyanchand, young star Yuvraj Walmiki attend the event which was streamed live on Facebook. The entire session was hosted by Ollywood actor Babushan Mohanty. The […]

  • Tuesday, 13 April 2021
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Mary Kom Dreams Of Winning Bharat Ratna After Padma Vibhushan

New Delhi: The first woman sportsperson to be decorated with the Padma Vibhushan, celebrated boxer MC Mary Kom on Sunday said she hopes to win the Bharat Ratna by winning a gold at the Tokyo Olympics. “It is a dream to win the Bharat Ratna. With this award (Padma Vibhushan) I will now be inspired […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
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Pranab, Nanaji Deshmukh, Bhupen Hazarika conferred Bharat Ratna

New Delhi: Former president Pranab Mukherjee, late Bharatiya Jana Sangh leader Nanaji Deshmukh and late singer Bhupen Hazarika were conferred the Bharat Ratna, the country’s highest civilian award, on Thursday. President Ram Nath Kovind gave the award to Mukherjee, Hazarika’s son Tej and Vikramjeet Singh, a close relative of Deshmukh, at a function held at […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
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Cong Cannot See Beyond A Family, My Govt Gave Bharat Ratna To Pranab Da: Modi

New Delhi: Accused by the Congress of not recognising its leaders’ contribution, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday launched a stinging counter-attack, saying the party cannot see beyond the Gandhi family and it began “flying so high” that it was disconnected from the country’s roots. Modi said the Congress members did not mention even former prime […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
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Congress to hold commemorative programmes on Rajiv's death anniversary

New Delhi: The Congress party will hold commemorative programmes on May 21 to mark the death anniversary of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi to highlight his contribution to the country. A statement issued by Congress party said: “the youth and coming generations of the nation need to know the unparalleled and unique contributions made by […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
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Son of Bhupen Hazarika agrees to receive Bharat Ratna

New Delhi: Tej Hazarika, son of the iconic Assamese singer-composer Bhupen Hazarika, has now decided to receive the Bharat Ratna on behalf of his late father. “It’s an honor for me & my family to be invited by GOI to accept Bharat Ratna on behalf of my late father. It’ll be my privilege to receive […]

  • Tuesday, 04 May 2021
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Row over Bharat Ratna to Bhupen Hazarika unwanted, says brother

Guwahati: Music maestro Bhupen Hazarika’s brother, Samar Hazarika, on Tuesday appealed to everyone not to create any controversy over Bharat Ratna to the legend. A vernacular newspaper in Assam on Monday reported that the legend’s son has declined to accept the country’s highest civilian honour to his father due to the ongoing situation in Assam […]

  • Tuesday, 04 May 2021
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Demand for ‘Bharat Ratna’ for Biju Patnaik grows louder

Bhubaneswar: Demand for conferment of highest civilian award of the country ‘Bharat Ratna’ on legendary leader Biju Patnaik has gained momentum. While former Union minister Dilip Ray expressed his disappointment for not conferring the Bharat Ratna on Biju Babu, Congress chief whip Tara Prasad Bahinipati stated the highest civilian award should be given to the […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
Bharat Ratna conferred on Pranab Mukherjee, Nanaji Deshmukh & Bhupen Hazarika

New Delhi: The central government on Friday announced Bharat Ratna award for Bharatiya Jana Sangh ideologue Nanaji Deshmukh(posthumously), eminent Assamese poet Bhupen Hazarika(posthumously) and former President Pranab Mukherjee. The announcements were made through an official statement by the central government.

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
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AIGF writes to PM, urges Bharat Ratna for Kohli

New Delhi: On the occasion of Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli turning 30 on Monday, the All India Gaming Federation (AIGF) wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi urging the country’s highest civilian honour Bharat Ratna for the cricketer. Kohli has performed exceptionally in the recent past, scoring over 18500 international runs in all three formats […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
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Govt should confer 'Bharat Ratna' on Biju Babu: HD Deve Gowda

Bhubaneswar: Legendary leader and former Chief Minister of Odisha Biju Patnaik should be conferred with the highest civilian award Bharat Ratna, said former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda today. Speaking during the launch event of the book ‘The Tall Man-Biju Patnaik,’ a pictorial biography of Biju Babu, Gowda said, “I strongly recommend that the Government […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Tendulkar turns 44; Know who wished the Little Master!

New Delhi: Indian cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar turned 44 today and was inundated with best wishes from the cricketing fraternity across the globe. Wishes poured in for Tendulkar, whose birthday will be celebrated by his former IPL franchise Mumbai Indians later today. Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli led the pack in wishing Tendulkar on the […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
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CM Naveen Patnaik seems in a 'no & yes' dilemma over ministry reshuffle

Bhubaneswar: CM Naveen Patnaik has kept everyone guessing about his move to reshuffle his ministry after party’s sub-par performance in the recently concluded Panchayat Polls. While earlier during the day in New Delhi, Patnaik ruled out the chances of a ministry reshuffle saying there are no thoughts about that right now, upon his return to […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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Biju Patnaik deserves Bharat Ratna: CM Naveen

New Delhi: Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik today asserted that legendary leader Biju Patnaik deserves the Bharat Ratna. “I think he certainly deserves it, very much,” said Naveen while taking to newsmen in New Delhi. On being asked about Odisha’s demand for a special category status, Patnaik said “For a very long period we have been […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Dilip Ray urges PM to confer Bharat Ratna on Biju Babu

Bhubaneswar: BJP legislator and former union minister Dilip Ray has requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to confer Bharat Ratna on former Odisha chief minister late Biju Patnaik. The state government has planned to celebrate the birth centenary of Biju Patnaik next year in a grand way. “Patnaik was one of the rare breed of leaders […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Singhdeo for Bharat Ratna to Bijubabu

New Delhi: Demand for honouring former Odisha chief minister and legendary leader Biju Patnaik, better known as Bijubabu, with country’s highest civilian award Bharat Ratna gained momentum with BJD MP Anang Uday Singhdeo raising the issue in Rajya Sabha today. During Zero Hour in the Upper House, the MP drew the attention of Union Finance […]

  • Friday, 16 July 2021
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Sachin, Prof C N R Rao given Bharat Ratna

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  • Monday, 21 June 2021
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Sachin, Prof C N R Rao to get Bharat Ratna tomorrow

Legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar and eminent scientist Prof C N R Rao will be conferred with the country's highest civilian honour Bharat Ratna by President Pranab Mukherjee at a function here tomorrow

  • Monday, 21 June 2021
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