Eng 324/9 in 2nd innings on day 3 in second test against SL, Root scores 15th ton

Eng 324/9 in 2nd innings on day 3 in second test against SL, Root scores 15th ton

Speed Post News Network Patna : Captain Joe Root scored 124, his 15th test century, as England reached 324/9  at stumps on day 3 in their second innings in the second test More »

Pak 59/2 at stumps on day 1 of 1st test against NZ

Pak 59/2 at stumps on day 1 of 1st test against NZ

Speed Post News Network Patna : New Zealand were all out for just 153 runs in 66.3 overs in their first innings in the first test against Pakistan on the first day More »

Ying, Okuhara, Intanon, Hyun enter SF of BSWF Hong Kong Open

Ying, Okuhara, Intanon, Hyun enter SF of BSWF Hong Kong Open

Speed Post News Network Patna : World No 1 in BWF rankings Tai Tzu Ying, 24, Taiwan, World No 6 Nozomi Okuhara, 23, Japan, World 8 Ratchanok Intanon, 23, Thailand, and World More »

Srikanth, Sameer crash out of BWF Hong Kong Open 2018

Srikanth, Sameer crash out of BWF Hong Kong Open 2018

Speed Post News Network Patna : World No 8 in Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings Kidambi Srikanth, 25, India, and World No 18 Sameer Verma, 24, India, lost in the quarter-finals of  More »

7 IAS officers of 2014 batch promoted to Jt. Secretary rank

7 IAS officers of 2014 batch promoted to Jt. Secretary rank

Speed Post News Network Patna : Bihar Government on November 16, 2018, promoted 7 Bihar cadre IAS officers of 2014 batch to the Joint Secretary rank in senior selection grade scale with More »

Gunneswaran & Myneni to clash in final of ATP Challenger Banagalore

Gunneswaran & Myneni to clash in final of ATP Challenger Banagalore

Speed Post News Network Patna : World No 144 in ATP rankings Prajnesh Gunneswaran, 28, India, and World No 312 Saketh Myneni, 31, India, will clash in the final of  ATP Challenger 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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