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Wasim Jaffer announces retirement

Wasim Jaffer, former India Opener is the first Indian cricketer to play in 150 Ranji Trophy matches. He is also the highest run-scorer in the history of Ranji Trophy. Jaffer was in news recently, as he has announced his retirement from all forms of the game. He has totally scored 19,410 runs with an average ..

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Politician Hans Raj Bhardwaj passes away

Hans Raj Bhardwaj, who was an Indian Politician and belonged to Indian National Congress, recently passed away. He was the Union minister for Law and justice for five years the minister of state for nine years. Hans Raj Bhardwaj introduced the concept of rural courts (Gram Nyayalayas) in India. He had also served as the Governor ..

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President Ram Nath Kovind presents ‘Nari Shakti Puraskar’

On the occasion of International Women’s day, President Ram Nath Kovind recently presented the ‘Nari Shakti Puraskar’ to IAF’s first women fighter pilots, Mohana Jitarwal, Avani Chaturvedi and Bhawana Kanth, among the 15 total wardees. After the Government of India decided to open fighter stream in the Air force for women on an experimental basis, ..

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‘Adventures of a Daredevil Democrat’ book released

A first of its kind comic book on the life and works of former Odisha Chief Minister Biju Patnaik was recently released by the present Chief Minister and the former’s son Naveen Patnaik. Several Senior political leaders of many parties attended the book release event. The state is celebrating the former Chief Minister’s 104th birth ..

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Barry John selected for Lifetime Achievement honour for 2020

Renowned theatre director and mentor Barry John has been selected for Lifetime Achievement honour for 2020 at the Mahindra Excellence in Theatre Awards (META). The 76-year-old teacher of several Bollywood stars will be conferred with the award during the 15th META festival. Barry John is a published author and recipient of Sangeet Natak Akademi award. ..

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