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Anushka Sharma to be conferred with Smita Patil Memorial award 2018

Among the awardees, this year is Anushka Sharma, who will be given the Smita Patil Memorial Award. Past recipients include Priyanka, Deepika, Katrina, Juhi Chawla and Aishwarya

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Siddharth Raghvendra Raghuvanshi
Siddharth Raghvendra Raghuvanshi
Editorial Assistant of Sirf News with experience in covering sports and entertainment for Navbharat Times and Network 18's IBN Lokmat

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Foreigners who attended Tablighi Jamaat at Nizamuddin Markaz to be tried for violating visa rule

Sirf News has accessed from the police the records of many Tablighi Jamaat associates who have returned to or been to the Northeast and non-Muslims who passed through the area and returned to the states of the region

Tablighi Jamaat can’t explain mischief of members after leaving Delhi

While describing the 'difficulty' it faced to transport people out of Delhi, Tablighi Jamaat fails to explain why its associates and affiliates either mingled with people in their respective villages and why many of them just vanished in thin air

Mumbai: Priyadarshni Academy’s 34th Anniversary Global Awards will take place on 19 September in Mumbai. The awards will be presented to various achievers from different genres for their services to the upliftment of humanity in multifarious ways. The awardees will be felicitated by leading political personalities. Priyadarshni Academy is a premier non-profit, socio-cultural and educational organization.

Real estate tycoon Niranjan Hiranandani is the Chairman, and the academy is the brainchild of businessman and humanitarian Nanik Rupani. Eight awards will be presented this year. The awardees will be felicitated by bigwigs such as Nitin Gadkari, Minister of Shipping; Road Transport & Highways, Suresh Prabhu, Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, and Piyush Goyal, Minister of Railways and Coal.

Among the awardees, this year is Anushka Sharma, who will be given the Smita Patil Memorial Award. Past recipients include Priyanka Chopra, Deepika Padukone, Katrina Kaif, Juhi Chawla and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan.

Among the other Global Award winners from earlier years are Begum Bilkees I Latif (Social Worker), Pranab Mukherjee (former president), D. Michael Nobel (Ex-Chairman of Nobel Charitable Trust), KM Kundnani (Educational award), Yash Chopra, Dada JP Vaswani, Murij Maghnani (for outstanding services rendered to the overseas Indian Community) and many others.

Ronnie Screwvala (Founder-Director, Swades Foundation), will be awarded the Priyadarshni Academy Global Award for outstanding contribution to Innovative Entertainment and Community Development, Amitabh Kant (CEO, NITI Aayog, New Delhi – NITI is a government institution for catalyzing economic development), who will be awarded the Priyadarshni Academy Global Award for outstanding contribution to Transforming India.

Priyadarshni Academy was set up in the year 1985, as a non-profit, socio-cultural and educational organization by Nanik Rupani. The Academy was started with the aim of rendering service to humanity. Rupani believes that ‘Service to Humanity is the Best Work of Life.’

The Academy has successfully met its goals since inception. It has been providing educational assistance to deserving and needy students and opportunities to talented artistes in the field of classical music and dance by organizing shows.

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