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SpiceJet air ambulance to bring gold medallist boxer Dingko Singh from Imphal to Delhi for his cancer treatment free of cost

The Padma awardee couldn't travel to Delhi due to nationwide lock down. He is suffering from liver cancer.

Online Change petition filed demanding withdrawal of Padma awards of Barkha Dutt and Rajdeep Sardesai

Rajdeep Sardesai and Barkha Dutt were conferred with the Padma Shri in 2008 by the then Congress-led UPA government

‘Liberals’ attack Modi government for awarding Padma Shri to singer Adnan Sami

Liberals attack Adnan Sami for winning the Padma Shri as his father had fought against India as a Pakistani Air Force Pilot

Padma Awards announced: Arun Jaitley, Sushma Swaraj, George Fernandes awarded Padma Vibhushan posthumously

The President has approved 141 awards this year which includes 7 Padma Vibhushan, 16 Padma Bhushan and 118 Padma Shri Awards

OpIndia Evening Dispatch: Saturday, 26th January 2019

Here is what made it to the news today

‘Timing of the award might be misconstrued’: CM Naveen Patnaik’s sister, Gita Mehta, declines Padma award

The NDA government had conferred Padma Shri to Gita Mehta, sister of CM Naveen Patnaik, in the 'Foreigners' category for her distinguished work in Art and Literature

Democratisation of Padma Awards : Modi is giving the country back to its common people

By honoring common people of India, the country is reclaiming the space that was lost to a select elite of the country

If social media had not supported Indu Sarkar, I’d have gone into depression: Madhur Bhandarkar

Exclusive interview with Madhur Bhandarkar, where he talks about the movie and Bollywood’s hypocrisy.

Senior Editor at Firstpost thinks that Yoga is blind faith, Find out what blinds him

Ramdev may have political aspirations, he may have some old-fashioned ideas, but should we completely deny his contributions to the society?

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‘Safeguarding cows is our priority’: Minister says Karnataka preparing to implement a ban on cow slaughter

Prabhu Chauhan, the Animal Husbandry Minister in Karnataka, informed that the BJP government is in the process of implementing cow slaughter ban in the state

1500-year-old Cathedral Hagia Sophia converted to a mosque, President Erdogan says it’s Turkey’s ‘sovereign right’

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced that a 1500-year-old Orthodox Christian Cathedral in Istanbul named Hagia Sophia would be converted into a mosque

Kerala: Locals in Coronavirus hotspot Poonthura protest against lockdown restrictions, spit on healthcare workers collecting swab samples

Locals of the fishing suburb of Poonthura near Thiruvananthapuram attacked a team of health workers, including a doctor, who had gone to collect swab samples

Terrorist Abid Hakani went to Pakistan for training before killing BJP leader Wasim Bari, caught on CCTV footage near Bandipora

The Islamic terrorist, who unleashed terror and killed the BJP leader Wasim Bari and his two family members at their shop in Bandipora, north Kashmir has been identified by the security forces.

The spin around Vikas Dubey encounter reminds about the police-raid against Mohammad Shahabuddin in Siwan

While people are saying “dead men tell no story” after Vikas Dubey encounter, Md Shahabuddin narrated no tales even after jailed for years

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The curious case of ‘Drone Boy’ who has made 600 drones using broken mixer grinders and televisions. A fact-check

While 'drone boy' Prathap NM has claimed to have made 600 drones using e-waste, not a single photo or video of them exist

Netizens ask Netflix to cancel comedian Kenny Sebastian’s special show after he hurls obscene abuses

Social media users are demanding that Netflix reconsiders special show of Indian comic Kenny Sebastian after he was allegedly found hurling obscene abuses to people on his Instagram page.

The Wire accused Yogi Adityanath of being ‘casteist’ for not killing Vikas Dubey hours before the encounter of the gangster

Notorious gangster, Vikas Dubey, who was arrested from Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh was killed in an encounter in the wee hours of the morning on Friday

After obscene comments, clip of comedian Kenneth Sebastian calling Sanskrit ‘most useless language ever’ goes viral. Watch video

In the video titled "Journey to the centre of my brain", Sebastian is seen thanking God because 'all the people who spoke Sanskrit are dead'.

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