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Yashwant Sinha

Yashwant Sinha (born November 6, 1937, Patna) is an Indian politician and a former finance minister of India (19901991 under Prime Minister Chandra Shekhar and March 1998 July 2002 under Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee) and foreign minister (July 2002 May 2004) in Atal Bihari Vajpayee's cabinet. He is a senior leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party, currently the largest Opposition party in India.

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Nandalal Bose

Nandalal Bose (Bengali:Nondo-lal Bosh?) (3 December 1882 16 April 1966) was a notable Indian painter of Bengal school of art. A pupil of Abanindranath Tagore, Bose was known for "Indian style" of painting. He became the principal of Kala Bhawan, Shanti Niketan in 1922. He was influenced by the Tagore family and the murals of Ajanta, his classic works include paintings of scenes from Indian mythologies, women, and village life. Today, his paintings are considered among India's best modern paintings by many critics.. In 1976, the Archaeological Survey of India, Department of Culture, Govt. of India declared his works among the "nine artists", whose work "not being antiquities, were

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Koena Mitra

Koena Mitra born 7 January 1984)[1] is an Indian actress and model who appears in Bollywood films.Mitra was born in Kolkata, West Bengal to a Bengali Hindu family. She attended South Point High School and Lady Brabourne College of the University of Calcutta. She has a major in psychology. Mitra was trained with the Mamata Shankar ballet troupe for 12 years. She trained in western dance forms, basketball, swimming and tennis. Her dream was to be an athlete. She started her career too early and that had created a lot of tension in her family; she mentioned that on a TV show right after winning the title.[citation needed] She had almost bag packed and left her house. Mitra was in h

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Dhyan Chand

Dhyan Chand (29 August 1905 3 December 1979) was an Indian field hockey player who was considered to be one of the greatest players of all time. Chand is most remembered for his goal-scoring feats and for his three Olympic gold medals (1928, 1932, and 1936) in field hockey, while India was dominant in the sport. He is best known as the Wizard for his superb ball control, Chand played his final international match in 1948, having scored more than 400 goals during his international career.He was the elder brother of fellow player Roop Singh. His father Sameshwar Dutt Singh was in the Indian Army, and he played hockey in the army. Dhyan Chand had two brothers - Mool Singh, and Roop Singh. B

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Raju Srivastav

Raju Srivastav born Satyaprakash Srivastava on December 25, 1963) often credited as Raju Shrivastav or Raju Srivastava, is an Indian comedian, and more popularly, an observational comedian. He is known most for his acute scrutiny and comical timing about various aspects of Indian life.atyaprakash Srivastava was born on 25 December 1963, in Kanpur, India. His father is poet Rameshchandra Srivastava, otherwise known as Balai Kaka. Balai Kaka had his base in village Magrair, Unnao before he shifted to Kanpur. Being a good mimic, Srivastava pursued the dream of becoming a comedian since childhood. In his school time he used to imitate his teachers. He gained initial stardom

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