New Delhi: In a significant move, the government of India made changes in the eligibility criteria for a person getting the Bharat Ratna. According to media reports, this move will pave way for Sachin Tendulkar to get the country's highest civilian honour.
The Prime Minister's Office has accepted the Ministry of Home Affairs' recommendation of broad basing the Bharat Ratna category. The change in rules came at the behest of the Sports Ministry.
It's not just Sachin Tendulkar but even our politicians who are hoping to hit a sixer. The demand for a Bharat Ratna for Sachin is becoming louder and now government sources say that it could be a matter of time before he gets the nation's highest award.
Maken had recently written to the Home Ministry pushing for Bharat Ratna for cricketer Sachin Tendulkar after calls came from several quarters to felicitate the master blaster....more
08:58 AM, Mar 31, 2008
New Delhi: Umesh Yadav looked relaxed deep into the chair he had positioned along the boundary ropes at the Wankhede Stadium. In contrast, Varun Aaron after toiling for more than a day in Test cricket was a wicket-less bundle of nerves. The shadows had started creeping onto the ground after lunch on day two. India looked more like waiting for a declaration than forcing the issue. Aaron had at best ...
11:31 AM, Mar 24, 2008
London: Jailed Pakistani cricketers Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Amir could be deported from the UK after the completion of their prison terms. According to a report in The Daily Mail, the trio jailed for being involved in the spot-fixing scandal, could face deportation by the British Government on their release from prison. Earlier this week Butt and Asif were transferred from Wandsworth Prison to HMP Canterbury, which in...
04:26 PM, Mar 18, 2008