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Padma Shri D Prakash Rao no more, PM Modi mourns death

Renowned social worker Padma Shri D Prakash Rao on Wednesday passed away at the SCB Medical College and Hospital in Odisha’s Cuttack. The sexagenarian was battling with COVID-19 and related ailments for the past 20 days. The hospital’s emergency officer Dr Bhubanananda Maharana told reporters that Rao breathed his last at around 4.15 pm on...

Raj Thackeray’s MNS Objected the Centre Bestowing Padma Shri to Pakistan-born Adnan Sami

Mumbai: Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) led by Raj Thackeray protested against giving Padma Shri to singer Adnan Sami, claiming he was not an “original Indian citizen”. Sami was one of the 118 people whose names were announced on Saturday for the Padma Shri awards, with the Ministry of Home Affairs list showing his home state...