Writer Krishna Sobti won fellowship of Sahitya Akademi Award in 1996 and was also honoured with Jnanpith Award in 2017.
Ananth Kumar, a six-time MP from Bengaluru, who forged consensus in getting GST bill passed in the Rajya Sabha, the man who revolutionised the fertilizers industry by enhancing the use of Neem Coated Urea, and the one who introduced Rs. 2.5 sanitary pads; passed away in the early hours of Monday. Ananth[Read More…]
New Delhi: A seasoned politician belonging to the pre-independence era, Narayan Dutt Tiwari was a political marathoner whose later life was mired in controversies that India’s public life had not seen before. The only politician who was chief minister of two states – Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand – Tiwari spent[Read More…]
Kofi Annan, the gentle global statesman who died on Saturday, led the world body for two terms during which brought focus to development as the foundation of peace and security. During his tenure from January 1997 to December 2006 as Secretary General, he steered the UN in making development a[Read More…]