Legendary cricketer SachinTendulkar and eminent scientist Prof C N R Rao were today conferred with the country's highest civilian honour Bharat Ratna by President Pranab Mukherjee in New Delhi today.
An early day motion was laid in the House of Commons on Monday, congratulating Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar for his 'magnificent career' and for serving as an inspiration to millions around the world.
Sachin hasn't just been a champion cricketer, he has remained a champion human being and a champion team man. That is a very rare combination, and that's why Sachin is what Sachin is. Anshuman Gaekwad writes.
On Sunday morning as the world was still coming to terms with Sachin Tendulkar’s retirement, his son Arjun was packing his kit bag for a practice session at the MIG Cricket Club.
“It is a nice thought to open a cricket academy. I’d like to be involved with youngsters. I’ve been interacting with players from U-19 and Ranji teams," Sachin Tendulkar has said.
After becoming the first sportsperson to be conferred with the Bharat Ratna, Sachin Tendulkar today dedicated the country's highest civilian honour to his mother Rajni.
There could not have been a more fitting farewell or a more special award for Sachin Tendulkar than being conferred with the Bharat Ratna.
It was 8.00am and Churchgate station wore a normal look. Trains were leaving almost empty with only a handful of commuters getting off incoming locals.
The ICC today paid rich tributes to Sachin Tendulkar, who retired from international cricket today after playing his 200th Test match, with its chief executive Dave Richardson saying that "sporting geniuses like Sachin are rare phenomenons".
She today said it would be difficult to imagine her husband Sachin without cricket as the legend is all set to end his 24-year fairytale journey at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai after the second cricket Test against the West Indies.
If one has to understand Sachin Tendulkar’s stature, you have to go through the praises he has been getting over the last week.
For 24 years, Sachin Tendulkar’s trade wasn’t restricted to just batting. He was the face of Indian cricket, the selling-point for investors and darling of the masses.
Twenty six years after Sachin Tendulkar performed as a ball boy at the Wankhede Stadium, his son Arjun was today seen on the ground doing the same duty in the legendary batsman's farewell Test in Mumbai.
Sportswear company Adidas presented Sachin Tendulkar with a special bat featuring the Indian tricolour for the master blaster's 200th and final Test at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.