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Sachin Tendulkar wins ‘Laureus Best Sporting Moment award’

When India won the final match of the World cup against Sri Lanka in 2011, which was the last World Cup of Sachin, his fellow team mates lifted the legend and carried him to make a lap of honour. This was named as ‘Laureus best sporting moment in the last 20 years’. Argentinian footballer Lionel ..

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ECI gets ‘Silver’ award for ‘Excellence in Government Process re-engineering for Digital transformation’

The Election Commission of India was awarded ‘Silver’ award for ‘Excellence in Government Process re-engineering for Digital transformation’ from the Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances (DARPG), during the 23rd National Conference on e-Governance held at Mumbai. The award is presented to ECI for its portal ERO-NET. The portal uses a mechanism to effectively ..

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South Bronx United announces 2020 Laureus Sport for Good Award recipient

New York- based Social service organisation ‘South Bronx United’ was seen in news recently, as it was announced as the recipient of the 2020 Laureus Sport for Good Award. It is a programme, which use ‘Football’ as a tool of social transformation, to change the lives of youth from marginalized communities in New York. Famous ..

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Actor Jason Davis passes away

The American actor Jason Davis, who was a former child actor, passed away unexpectedly at the age of 35. He was very famous for being the voice actor on the animated series named “Recess”, broadcasted in the Disney Channel. He lent his voice to the character of ‘Mikey Blumberg’, one of the six elementary school ..

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Punjab DGP launches ‘Appreciate and Commend’ to honor cops

The Police Department of Punjab has recently launched an award scheme called ‘Appreciate and Commend’. The DGP of Punjab launched the scheme, which aims to honour the Police officers who perform their duties diligently. Under the scheme, the District Police chiefs will submit nominations of outstanding cops at the end of every month. A committee ..

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