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Sadhguru’s Isha Outreach gets Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puraskar
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Sadhguru’s Isha Outreach gets Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puraskar

New Delhi: Isha Outreach, the social development branch of the Coimbatore-based Isha Foundation,  received the Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puraskar for 2018 under the ‘Sports for Development’ category from President Ram Nath Kovind yesterday. Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev, Founder of Isha Foundation, recieved the award on behalf of Isha Outreach, during the presentation of Sports and Adventure…

President signs ordinance on death penalty for child rapists
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President signs ordinance on death penalty for child rapists

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind this morning promulgated an ordinance to pave way for providing stringent punishment, including death penalty, for those convicted of raping girls below the age of 12 years. The Union Cabinet on Saturday approved the ordinance to allow Courts to award death penalty to those convicted of raping girls less…

M.S. Dhoni, Pankaj Advani receive Padma Bhushan
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M.S. Dhoni, Pankaj Advani receive Padma Bhushan

New Delhi: M.S. Dhoni received country’s third highest civilian award, Padma Bhushan, from President Ram Nath Kovind yesterday. The former India captain, who holds the rank of Honorary Lieutenant Colonel, wore his official uniform of the Territorial Army for the ceremony. Apart from Dhoni, multiple billiards world champion Pankaj Advani also received the award for…

Padma Shri awards conferred on Srikanth, Somdev and Murlikant
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Padma Shri awards conferred on Srikanth, Somdev and Murlikant

Ace men’s singles shuttler Kidambi Srikanth and former Asian Games gold medallist tennis player Somdev Devvarman received the country’s fourth-highest civilian award, Padma Shri, from President Ram Nath Kovind at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi yesterday. Besides the duo, India’s first Paralympic gold medallist, Murlikant Petkar also received the Padma Shri on the occasion….

President inaugurates Mahamastakabhisheka
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President inaugurates Mahamastakabhisheka

Hassan: The 20-day 88th Mahamastakabhisheka (head anointing ceremony) of the 57-feet monolithic statue of Lord Bahubali began at Shravanabelagola this morning amidst fanfare. A festive atmosphere prevailed in the Jain pilgrimage town where hundreds of men and women danced along the streets holding colourful flags, beating cymbals and jaagates and blowing conches. There were several…

President not coming to Mysuru
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President not coming to Mysuru

Mysuru: The visit of the President Ram Nath Kovind to Mysuru on Feb.6 before proceeding to Shravanabelagola on Feb.7 to participate in the Mahamastikabhisheka celebrations, has been cancelled. The President will instead arrive at Bengaluru on Feb.6 where he will stay in Raj Bhavan overnight and reach Shravanabelagola, the following day (Feb.7), said a press…

Prez to stay overnight in Mysuru on Feb. 6
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Prez to stay overnight in Mysuru on Feb. 6

Mysuru: President Ram Nath Kovind will land in Mysore Airport at Mandakalli on Feb.6 at 7 pm and after an overnight stay at Government Guest House, will leave for Shravanabelagola to participate in the 88th Mahamastakabhisheka Celebrations on Feb.7. This is the first time the President will be visiting the city though he will not…

Violinist receives Sangith Natak Academy Award
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Violinist receives Sangith Natak Academy Award

Noted violinist Dr. Mysore Manjunath is seen receiving the prestigious Sangith Natak Academy Award from President Ram Nath Kovind at a ceremony held at Rashtrapathi Bhavan in New Delhi recently. Mysore Manjunath is one of the youngest musicians to receive this Award given by the Central Government.

Bags National Award
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Bags National Award

Thippeswamy (centre), Wildlife Photographer from Mysuru, is seen receiving the National Award for Senior Citizens Vayoshreshtha Samman-2017 from President Ram Nath Kovind for his outstanding contribution to ‘Creative art and wildlife photography’ at a ceremony held at the Plenary Hall of Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi, on Oct.9 under the aegis of Ministry of Social Justice…

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