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Ernesto Illy Trieste Science Prize -2011 winner is C.N.R.Rao

Renowned scientist C.N.R.Rao was conferred with the Ernesto Illy Trieste Science Prize for 2011 for his contribution to materials research on 21st November 2011. The honor was presented to C.N.R. Rao, who is the Chairman of Scientific Advisory Council to the Prime Minister, at a function in Trieste, Italy. The Prize, instituted by the Academy of Sciences of the Developing World, carries a cash component of 100,000 dollars, a medal and a citation.

Supreme Court upholds death penalty for 26/11 attack accused Ajmal Kasab

Supreme Court upholds death penalty for 26/11 attack accused Ajmal Kasab | Mumbai Attacks Kasab get death penalty by SC
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New Delhi, August 29: New Delhi, August 29: The death sentence pronounced to Ajmal Kasab, the prime accused in 26/11 Mumbai attacks by a High Court was today upheld by the Supreme Court. 26/11 convict Kasab had appealed against death penalty in Supreme court. However, SC denied Kasab pleas decided to uphold the lower court’s verdict

Hema Malini is PETAs Person of the Year

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Veteran actress and politician Hema Malini, popularly known as the dream girl of the tinsel world, is declared the person of the year-2011 by the NGO – People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India, for repeatedly raising her voice against cruelty to animals and expressing staunch commitment to a humane vegetarian diet.