22 Aug 2016
New Delhi: Olympic silver medallist PV Sindhu, bronze medallist Sakshi Malik, Gymnast Dipa Karmakar and shooter Jitu Rai is all set to be conferred with country's highest sporting honour Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award on August 29 as per policy decision by the government of India.
20 Aug 2016
Kolkata: The West Bengal unit of Congress was left red faced after a controversial comment made by Rajiv Gandhi following 1984 anti-Sikh riots was posted from its the official twitter handle on the former Prime Minister's birth anniversary, but the party claimed its account was hacked.
20 Aug 2016
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday paid tribute to former premier Rajiv Gandhi on his 72nd birth anniversary.
17 Aug 2016
New Delhi: Given her heart-winning performance at Rio Olympics 2016, authorities have reportedly decided to confer gymnast Dipa Karmakar with the prestigious Khel Ratna. Her name could officially be announced on Friday, sources said.
11 Aug 2016
New Delhi: Forty-five people have been honoured with the highest civilian award, the Bharat Ratna since its inception in 1954. There have been demands from different quarters for conferring Bharat Ratna on various personalities, including political figures such as Kanshi Ram, Bal Thackeray, Babu Jagjivan Ram, Jyoti Basu, NT Rama Rao, Chaudhary Charan Singh, and Biju Patnaik.
20 Jul 2011
The definition of poor (read economically weak class) and their search has proved a tough nut to crack for the Delhi government. After being slammed by the Lokayukta for failing to provide flats to people hailing from financially weak background under the Rajiv Ratna Awas Yojna, the Delhi government has come up with a ‘not-so-perfect’ alibi of failing to find the deserving candidates.
03 May 2016
New Delhi: Virat Kohli's perseverance finally seems to be paying off as the Indian Test skipper, who is currently in top form, was nominated for Khel Ratna, India's highest sports honour.
03 May 2016
New Delhi: The Indian Cricket Board has recommended Test captain Virat Kohli for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, the country's highest sporting honour, and Ajinkya Rahane for the Arjuna award this year.
16 Dec 2014
Chandigarh: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Tuesday approved five projects costing Rs 317.54 crore for providing housing facilities to poor people living in slums in Faridabad, Gurgaon, Bahadurgarh and Rohtak towns.
29 Jul 2016
New Delhi: The BCCI top brass is yet to "formally inform" the Supreme Court appointed Lodha Committee about the scheduled meeting that is going to take place on the implementation of the reforms post the apex court verdict.