Category Archives: Awards and Honours

Bharat Ratna: Why ignore defence forces?

by Air Chief Marshal NC Suri (retd) Recently there has been a considerable media hype on the award of India’s highest civilian award to Sachin Tendulkar for his outstanding performance in cricket. It cannot be denied that he has brought … Continue reading

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The martyrs who got short-changed

by B.K. Karkra Our Bodo tribesmen have their settlements sparsely dotting the Himalayan foothills in Assam. They have been agitating for quite a while to have a separate state of Bodoland. Their biggest concentration is in Kokrajhar. Their struggle till … Continue reading

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Nirmala, Namita Panjabi among NRIs on Queen honour list

London, June 11 Nirmala Rao, a professor of politics at University of London, is among several eminent people of Indian origin who have been honoured with Order of the British Empire (OBE). The Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2011 was released … Continue reading

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