Sindhu, Marin enter QFs of BWF China Open 2018

Sindhu, Marin enter QFs of BWF China Open 2018

Speed Post News Network Patna : World No 3 in Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings P V Sindhu, 23, India, entered the women’s singles quarter-finals of BWF China Open 2018 on September More »

NHRC to hold ‘Street Theatre Festival & Competition’ on Oct 13

NHRC to hold ‘Street Theatre Festival & Competition’ on Oct 13

Speed Post News Network New Delhi : The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) India, based on the recommendations of a Committee, has selected seven street plays out of total 19, received as More »

Srikanth enters 2nd round of BWF China Open 2018

Srikanth enters 2nd round of BWF China Open 2018

Speed Post News Network Patna : World No 8 in Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings Kidambi Srikanth, India, entered the second round of BWF China Open on September 19, 2018, at Changzhou, More »

Police arrest school principal, clerk on rape charge in Patna

Police arrest school principal, clerk on rape charge in Patna

Alok Mishra Patna : Modesty of a Class V girl of New Central Public School, Phulwarisharif, Patna, was outraged recently. The  incident of rape came to light after the survivor’s family members More »

Trader shot at & injured on Barh Railway Station premises

Trader shot at & injured on Barh Railway Station premises

Alok Mishra Patna : Unidentified criminals shot at and injured a grocery shop-owner Nand Kishore Prasad on Barh railway station premises in Patna district on September 19, 2018. Prasad is a native More »

India crush Pakistan by 8 wickets in Asia Cup 2018

India crush Pakistan by 8 wickets in Asia Cup 2018

Speed Post News Network Patna : India inflicted a crushing defeat on arch rival Pakistan in their Asia Cup 2018 ODI match at Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai, on September 19, 2018, 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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