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Mary Kom becomes First woman Sportsperson to win Padma Vibhushan

Six-time World Amateur Boxing Champion and Olympian bronze medallist (London 2012), MC Mary Kom was announced as one of the recipients of the prestigious ‘Padma Vibhushan’ award on the occasion of  Republic Day 2020. Mary Kom became the first women sportsperson to win the award. She is the first boxer in the world in both ..



Laliteshwar Prasad Shahi, Congress leader and former Union minister passes away

Laliteshwar Prasad Shahi (98), the senior Congress leader and former Union minister, has passed away in New Delhi on June 9, 2018. Shahi, who hailed from Bihar, was a freedom fighter and a former CWC member. He was first elected to the Bihar Legislative Assembly in 1980 and became an MP from Muzaffarpur in Bihar ..