India | Press Trust of India | Thursday October 9, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today hailed the effort being made by cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar to push the 'Swachh Bharat' campaign, saying it is a "very strong source of support and encouragement" for the mission.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday October 5, 2014
Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar today swept a road in Mumbai with a broom in hand, days after accepting Prime Minister Narendra Modi's nomination as one of the 'ambassadors' of 'Swachh Bharat' campaign.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday September 19, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi would be among a dozen world leaders who will attend a global festival on September 27 in the sprawling Central Park in New York that will feature music icon Jay Z and many other big stars.
AshishMaggo | Saturday September 6, 2014
Earlier during their India trip, Brett Lee and Adam Gilchrist met cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar at Mumbai's Cricket Club of India along with Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott. Even the Aussie PM was impressed by the respect India show to their cr...
Press Trust of India | Saturday December 14, 2013
According to reports, the offer came from BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, who has promised to make the Bengal sports icon the sports minister in the Cabinet if the party comes to power.
India | Agence France-Presse | Friday December 6, 2013
Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday hailed South Africa's anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela as a "true Gandhian" who would continue to inspire future generations after his death.
Purnima Ranawat | Thursday January 31, 2013
Not many know that Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who is known for his acting, can also fly airplanes.
Purnima Ranawat | Friday January 25, 2013
Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has won the title of India's Prime Icon. He was competing alongside actors Aamir Khan, Shah Rukh Khan (SRK), Salman Khan, Ranbir Kapoor, AR Rahman, and Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, among others.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday October 21, 2012
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday led the nation in condoling the death of veteran film-maker Yash Chopra, describing him as an "icon of Indian cinema" who entertained generations.
India | NDTV.com | Sunday September 9, 2012
In a condolence message to Amul founder Verghese Kurien's wife, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh described him as an icon of India's cooperative movement and the dairy industry.
India | Press Trust of India | Monday July 23, 2012
Vice President Hamid Ansari and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday condoled the death of freedom fighter Captain Lakshmi Sahgal, saying that the nation has lost an icon of selfless service.
Press Trust of India | Sunday May 13, 2012
British Prime Minister David Cameron, who considered a bat signed by Indian cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar as one of his 'most valuable possessions', has donated it to raise money for a cricket stadium in Rwanda.