Congress shocked, opposition hails Andhra minister

Andhra Pradesh Excise Minister Venkatramna`s arrest has shocked the ruling Congress party in the state while the opposition parties have welcomed it.

Venki `honoured and touched` by Padma Vibhushan

Nobel laureate Venkataraman
Ramakrishnan today said that he was "honoured and touched" by the Padma Vibhushan award bestowed on him by the Indian
government.

Ten scientists, including Venky, among Padma awardees

Indian born Nobel laureate
Venkatraman Ramakrishnan was on Monday named for Padma Vibhushan, country`s second highest civilian honour announced on the eve of the 60th Republic Day.

Nobel laureate Venkatraman thanks alma mater

Nobel laureate Venkatraman
Ramakrishnan has said the "dedicated" professors at the
Maharaja Sayajirao University inspired him during his higher
studies.