England beat India by 8 wickets in 3rd ODI at Leeds

England beat India by 8 wickets in 3rd ODI at Leeds

Speed Post News Network Patna : England beat India by 8 wickets in the 3rd ODI at Headlingley, Leeds, on July 17, 2018, night, riding on a superb unbeaten 100 in 120 More »

No compromise on crime : IG

No compromise on crime : IG

Speed Post News Network Patna : Unhappy over law and order situation in the state capital, Zonal IG NH Khan on July 17, 2018, declared that there would be no compromise on More »

Dacoits kill elderly person, assault 2 others at Patna village

Dacoits kill elderly person, assault 2 others at Patna village

Speed Post News Network Patna : Seven armed criminals killed an elderly person and looted cash, gold ornaments and other valuables from the house of one Ajay Malakar at village Nawada under More »

Govt sets up committee to synergise NCC & NSS

Govt sets up committee to synergise NCC & NSS

Speed Post News Network New Delhi : The Government has decided to set up a committee under the Chairmanship of Anil Swarup, former Secretary, School Education, with suitable representations from NCC, Ministry More »

14.62m job opportunities created in Tourism sector in 4 yrs: Alphons

14.62m job opportunities created in Tourism sector in 4 yrs: Alphons

Speed Post News Network New Delhi : Minister of State (I/C) for Tourism K J Alphons on July 17, 2018, said that the Tourism Sector alone has created 14.62 million job opportunities More »

Garo Hills delegation calls on Dr Jitendra Singh

Garo Hills delegation calls on Dr Jitendra Singh

Speed Post News Network New Delhi : A delegation from Garo Hills representing various tribal organizations from Meghalaya called on the Union Minister for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) Dr Jitendra More »

 

Prez nominates Sonal Mansingh, R Mohapatra, 2 others to RS

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New Delhi : President of India Ram Nath Kovind on July 14, 2018, nominated classical dancer Sonal Mansingh, stone artist Raghunath Mohapatra, former MP Ram Shakal, and RSS ideologue Rakesh Sinha to the Rajya Sabha (RS) in exercise of the powers conferred by Article 80 of the Constitution of India and on the advice of the Prime Minister.

Ram Shakal : He is an eminent people’s leader and public representative from Uttar Pradesh, who has devoted his life for the welfare and well-being of the Dalit community. A farmer leader, he is widely respected for championing the cause of farmers, labourers and migrants. He has been a three-time Member of Parliament representing Robertsganj constituency of Uttar Pradesh.

Rakesh Sinha : A respected and widely read author, Rakesh Sinha is the founder and honorary Director of Delhi-based think-tank “India Policy Foundation.” A Professor of Motilal Nehru College of Delhi University, he is also currently a member of the Indian Council of Social Science Research. He is a regular columnist in a range of newspapers.

Raghunath Mohapatra: He is an internationally renowned authority on stone carving. Practicing since 1959, he has trained over 2,000 students. He has contributed to the preservation of traditional sculpture and ancient monuments and has worked on the beautification of the Sri Jagannath Temple, Puri. His famous works include a 6 feet high statue of the Sun God carved in grey sandstone in the Central Hall of Parliament, and the Wooden Buddha, Buddha Temple, Paris.

Sonal Mansingh : She is among India’s foremost exponents of Indian Classical Dance. She has been performing Bharatnatyam and Odissi for over six decades. She is also a well-known choreographer, teacher, orator and social activist. She founded the Centre for Indian Classical Dances in Delhi in 1977, according to a PIB release.

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