Rakesh Sharma

  • Journalist allegedly shot dead in Etawah 24-08-2013 09:35 AM

    A journalist with a Hindi daily was shot dead in Etawah, home district of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav. Police said the incident took place in the Bakewar area as he was returning home after the day's work. Rakesh Sharma, 50, had just reached home late on Friday when...
  • Rakesh Sharma was India's Yuri Gagarin 12-04-2011 01:10 PM

    New Delhi: India's first space traveller, Rakesh Sharma, is still a hero to many of his countrymen who remember him as the man who established as early as in the 1980s, India's growing influence in international space research. Sharma took his maiden space flight aboard the Soviet Soyuz T-11 spacecraft...