Ganguly joins a long list of eminent personalities from Bengal who are present on Instagram to engage with their fans, including actresses and newly-appointed MPs Nusrat Jahan and Mimi Chakraborty.
Haripal said if all political parties extend their support, he would be interested in representing the region in Rajya Sabha.
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By the time Porchon-Lynch was a teenager, already teaching yoga, she was able to explain how to breathe in a healthy way - especially to people in awkward sitting positions.
The remaining awardees are likely to be conferred the honour at another function to be held on March 16, a Home Ministry official said.
On January 25, when drummer Sivamani was climbing up a stage to perform, in Ahmedabad, he received a call from his wife Runa and son Kumaran
Manipur has seen a series of protests, staged by various organisations, against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016 in the past few days.
Now, Shabbir and his family take care of 100-odd cows. They grow fodder on their own grassland and food for themselves on another plot.
Mehta had been named for the Padma Shri in the 'Foreigners' category for her outstanding contribution to the field of art and literature.
Three farmers from Haryana, an eye surgeon and an agricultural scientist from Chandigarh have been conferred the Padma Shri.
Three from Jammu and Kashmir made the state proud by bagging the Padma Shri. Narsingh Dev Jamwal, Fayaz Ahmad Jan and Tsering Norboo were part of the elite list of achievers.
Padma Shri awardee Pandit Swapan Chaudhuri is considered one of the greatest living tabla virtuosos whose Legacy (1997) and Passing on the Tradition (1998) were nominated for the Grammys.
Today there are 385 banyan trees on a 4km stretch between Hulikal and Kudur in Magadi taluk of Ramanagara district, thanks to Thimmakka’s efforts.
Even as congratulations pour for Ramani for being awarded Padma Shri, the story of how he struggled through the initial years and evolved a sustainable business model is a miracle.
Bangaru Adigalar, or ‘Amma’, as he is called by devotees, established the temple and became a spiritual guru.