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Bharat Ratna for Dilip Kumar? 18 Years After Pakistan Did So with Nishan-e-Imtiaz!

Dilip Kumar, Bollywood veteran actor may be conferred with the highest civilian honour Bharat Ratna, almost 18 years after neighbouring Pakistan bestowed its highest civilian honour Nishan-e-Imtiaz in 1997, unconfirmed media reports said. Ironic but the BJP government was in power then and now. Moreover, if he is to be given Bharat Ratna, then the President has to visit Mumbai ...

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Nehru should be stripped of Bharat Ratna, says angry Netaji descendant

It’s natural to see the reaction of a descendant of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose who said the former prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru should be stripped of the Bharat Ratna in the light of recent spying revelations alleging on family members of the revolutionary leader. For some strange and mysterious reason, Nehru continued the colonial policy of spying on Netaji Subhas ...

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Vajpayee Conferred Bharat Ratna Finally

Former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee was on Friday conferred with the Bharat Ratna, India’s highest civilian honour, by President Pranab Mukherjee in a brief ceremony at his home here attended by the country’s leadership. The president, in a break from protocol, arrived at Vajpayee’s 6, Krishna Menon Marg residence here to confer the top honour on the nonagenarian Bharatiya ...

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CNR Rao rues lack of scientific infrastructure in India

Eminent scientist C.N.R. Rao has rued the lack of basic infrastructure for science in India saying¬†the quality of education in India needs to be considerably improved. Delivering a public lecture on “Celebration of Science” at Jamia Millia Islamia in New Delhi on Wednesday, the Bharat Ratna-awardee¬†lamented that India lacked behind considerably in the world of science. “No academic institution in ...

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Former PM Vajpayee to be Honoured with Bharat Ratna Tomorrow

Former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and freedom fighter Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya will be awarded the Bharat Ratna, India’s highest civilian honour, a Rasthrapati Bhavan communique said on Wednesday. “The President has been pleased to award Bharat Ratna to Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya (posthmously) and to Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee,” the communique said. Vajpayee was prime minister from 1998 ...

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