May 052015
 
Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport emerges the winner among the world’s best airports

Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport has emerged the winner among the world’s best airports, according to a ranking by the Airports Council International (ACI), an association of the world’s airports. IGI won the best airport award for the year 2014, for passenger service under the category of airports handling 25-40 million passengers per annum (mppa). The airport scored 4.90 on a scale of 5, measured by 300 members of the ACI Airport Service Quality (ASQ) benchmarking programme. The survey, the result of which came […]

Legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar gets India’s highest civilian award, Bharat Ratan

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Feb 042014
 
Legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar gets India’s highest civilian award, Bharat Ratan

Sachin Tendulkar beat hockey wizard the late Dhyan Chand to become the first sportsperson to receive the Bharat Ratna. According to the report, The retired cricketing genius became the first sportsperson to be bestowed the Bharat Ratna, India’s highest civilian award, by President Pranab Mukherjee at Rashtrapati Bhavan. The Bharat Ratna was also given to eminent scientist Professor CNR Rao as well on Tuesday. Professor Rao is exactly double of Tendulkar’s age. Contributed By Sonia Narula