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IM Vijayan recommended for Padmashri

The All India Football Federation recently recommended the former Indian Captain IM Vijayan for the fourth highest civilian award in India, the Padmashri. Highlights IM Vijayan has scored 40 goals in over 79 matches. He won the Arjuna award in 2003. Also, in 1993, 1997 and in 1999 he was awarded the best Indian “Player ..

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Veteran Poet Gulzar Dehlvi passed away after recovering from COVID-19

The Veteran Urdu poet Anand Mohan Zutshi ‘Gulzar’ Dehlvi passed away after recovering from COVID-19 in less than a week. He was 93. Highlights Mr Gulzar tested positive for COVID-19 early June, 2020. He returned home after recovering from the infection. However, due to his age, the infection left him weak and he died of ..

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World Games Athlete of the Year, 2019-Title won by Rani Rampal

The Indian Women Hockey Team player Rani Rampal has won the “World Game Athlete of the Year, 2019” title. She is the first hockey player in the world to receive the title. Athlete of the Year The title is awarded to the winner selected through a voting process. The award is presented to an awardee ..

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Former ISRO chief and Renowned Scientist Dr V R Gowarikar passes away

Former ISRO chief and renowned Scientist Dr. Vasant Ranchod Gowarikar passed away in Pune, Maharashtra. He was 81. He is considered as the ‘Father of the Indian Monsoon Model’. About Dr. Vasant Gowarikar Dr. Vasant Gowarikar was born in Pune on 25th March, 1933. He was renowned scientist and his significant contribution includes in field of ..

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