Dhoni, Bindra conferred honorary rank of Lt Col

Last Updated: Tue, Sep 13, 2011 14:10 hrs

New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Indian cricket captain M.S. Dhoni and Olymic shooting gold medallist Abhinav Bhindra have been conferred honorary ranks of Lt. Col. in the Territorial Army, an official release said here Tuesday.

President Pratibha Patil granted the rank to the two sportspersons for their outstanding contribution in their respective fields, the release said.

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