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  • bharat ratna cnr rao calls politicians idiots

    Bharat Ratna CNR Rao calls politicians idiots

    India | Nov 17, 2013, 09:48 PM IST

    Bangalore: Venting out the dissatisfaction in the scientific community over "inadequate" funding, Bharat Ratna awardee and eminent scientist CNR Rao today had an angry outburst as he called politicians "idiots" for giving them "so little".Addressing

  • tendulkar dedicates bharat ratna to all mothers

    Tendulkar dedicates Bharat Ratna to all mothers

    Cricket | Nov 17, 2013, 06:49 PM IST

    Mumbai: Sachin Tendulkar Sunday dedicated to all the mothers in India -- and especially his own mother, Rajni Tendulkar -- the Bharat Ratna he was awarded for his 24-year service to cricket."I'm humbled and honoured

  • bharat ratna to sachin comes not a day too early says lata

    Bharat Ratna to Sachin comes not a day too early, says Lata Mangeshkar

    Cricket | Nov 17, 2013, 03:54 PM IST

    Mumbai: Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar will be awarded the Bharat Ratna and legendary playback singer Lata Mangeshkar, who was accorded the country's top-most civilian honour in 2001, couldn't contain her joy and excitement on hearing

  • karnataka chief minister hails bharat ratna awardee rao

    Karnataka chief minister hails Bharat Ratna awardee Rao

    India | Nov 17, 2013, 07:05 AM IST

    Bangalore: Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah Saturday congratulated scientist C.N.R. Rao for becoming the latest recipient of the nation's highest civilian award, the Bharat Ratna."Both (batting maestro) Sachin Tendulkar and Rao are truly Bharat Ratnas. It

  • know bharat ratna c.n.r rao scientist par excellence

    Know Bharat Ratna C.N.R Rao, scientist par excellence

    India | Nov 17, 2013, 06:48 AM IST

    Bangalore: Chintamani Nagesa Ramachandra Rao, 79, who was Saturday conferred the country's highest civilian award, the Bharat Ratna, has been chairman of the Scientific Advisory Council to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh since 2005.The Bangalore-born Rao

  • sonia congratulates tendulkar on being conferred bharat

    Sonia congratulates Tendulkar on being conferred Bharat Ratna

    India | Nov 16, 2013, 08:55 PM IST

    New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi today congratulated Sachin Tendulkar on being chosen for the Bharat Ratna, describing him as an youth icon and a role model for sportspersons.“Sachin is one of the greatest youth

  • bcci congratulates sachin for getting bharat ratna

    BCCI congratulates Sachin for getting Bharat Ratna

    Cricket | Nov 16, 2013, 07:00 PM IST

    Mumbai: The Board Cricket for Cricket in India (BCCI) Saturday welcomed the Indian government's decision to bestow Sachin Tendulkar with the Bharat Ratna, the country's highest civilian honour."Sachin Tendulkar is an inspirational figure, and a

  • nation hails sachin tendulkar on getting bharat ratna

    Nation hails Sachin Tendulkar on getting Bharat Ratna

    Cricket | Nov 16, 2013, 05:56 PM IST

    New Delhi/Mumbai/Hyderabad: The nation today hailed the timely announcement of Bharat Ratna to cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar and eminent scientist Prof C N R Rao.While Sachin Tendulkar bid adieu to cricket at an emotional farewell

  • a look at bharat ratna sachin tendulkar s farewell speech

    A look at Bharat Ratna Sachin Tendulkar's farewell speech

    Cricket | Nov 16, 2013, 05:20 PM IST

    Mumbai: On 16th of November 2013, after exactly 24 years and a day, master blaster Sachin Tendulkar bid adieu to international cricket. All cricket lovers especially Indian cricket fans became emotional the moment the last

  • bharat ratna for prof cnr rao and sachin tendulkar

    Bharat Ratna for Prof CNR Rao and Sachin Tendulkar

    India | Nov 16, 2013, 04:54 PM IST

    New Delhi: The Bharat Ratna, the highest civilian award is being conferred on eminent scientist Prof C.N.R.Rao and cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar. Prof. C.N.R. Rao is an eminent scientist and a well recognized international authority

  • pm may recommend sachin tendulkar s name for bharat ratna

    PM may recommend Sachin Tendulkar's name for Bharat Ratna

    Cricket | Nov 15, 2013, 02:17 PM IST

    New Delhi: The Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh, in view of nationwide adulation for its cricket idol Sachin Tendulkar, may recommend his name to the President Pranab Mukherjee for bestowing the nation's highest civilian honour,

  • chandan mitra regrets asking for return of bharat ratna

    Chandan Mitra regrets asking for return of Bharat Ratna from Amartya Sen

    Politics | Jul 26, 2013, 04:35 PM IST

    New Delhi, Jul 26:  In the eye of a storm over his remarks that Bharat Ratna should be taken back from Amartya Sen, BJP MP Chandan Mitra today expressed regret over them, saying he “oversaid

  • amartya sen offers to return bharat ratna if vajpayee asks

    Amartya Sen offers to return Bharat Ratna, if Vajpayee asks

    Politics | Jul 25, 2013, 05:21 PM IST

    New Delhi, Jul 25:  A major slugfest erupted today over BJP MP Chandan Mitra's demand for stripping nobel laureate Amartya Sen of the Bharat Ratna award and the economist offering to return it if Atal

  • sports ministry recommends dhyan chand s name for

    Sports Ministry recommends Dhyan Chand's name for posthumous Bharat Ratna

    Hockey | Jul 20, 2013, 11:57 AM IST

    New Delhi, Jul 20: The clamour may have been for Sachin Tendulkar but the Sports Ministry has recommended hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand's name for India's highest civillian honour -- the Bharat Ratna."The letter recommending

  • bindra s name recommended for bharat ratna

    Bindra's name recommended for Bharat Ratna

    Other Sports | May 13, 2013, 06:25 PM IST

    New Delhi, May 13: The only Indian to win an individual gold medal in Olympics, shooter Abhinav Bindra, has been recommended for the Bharat Ratna—the country's highest civilian honour—by the National Rifle Association of India

  • confer bharat ratna on atal behari vajpayee bjp tells pm

    Confer Bharat Ratna on Atal Behari Vajpayee: BJP tells PM

    Politics | Jan 03, 2013, 12:09 PM IST

    New Delhi, Jan 3: The BJP today asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to confer Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian award, on Atal Behari Vajpayee this Republic Day and name the Pradhan Mantri Gramin Sadak Yojana

  • bjp demands bharat ratna for vajpayee

    BJP demands Bharat Ratna for Vajpayee

    Politics | Dec 25, 2012, 04:32 PM IST

    Bhopal, Dec 25: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has demanded conferring of Bharat Ratna --the highest civilian honour—on the former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who turned 88 today.Speaking to reporters here last

  • give bharat ratna to sachin demand ramdev bal thackeray

    Give Bharat Ratna to Sachin, demand Ramdev, Bal Thackeray

    India | Apr 28, 2012, 09:18 PM IST

    New Delhi/Mumbai, Apr 28 : Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray and yoga guru Swami Ramdev have demanded Bharat Ratna for cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar. Writing in his party organ Saamna, Bal Thckeray said; “If you

  • bharat ratna for dhyan chand first then sachin azharuddin

    Bharat Ratna For Dhyan Chand First, Then Sachin, Azharuddin

    Cricket | Apr 13, 2012, 07:39 PM IST

    New Delhi, Apr 13: Former India captain Mohammad Azharuddin says Sachin Tendulkar deserves to receive the Bharat Ratna, but wants hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand to be the first sportsperson to be bestowed with the

  • sachin tendulkar not nominated for bharat ratna

    Sachin Tendulkar Not Nominated For Bharat Ratna

    Cricket | Jan 25, 2012, 05:03 PM IST

    New Delhi, Jan 25: With the BCCI not recommending Sachin Tendulkar's name, there is intense speculation whether the batting maestro could miss out on the prestigious Bharat Ratna award this year.The Sports ministry today forwarded