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University of Missouri honours Badrinath

S.S. Badrinath, Chairman Emeritus, Sankara Nethralaya, was awarded an honorary degree by University of Missouri, U.S., earlier this month.

The Doctor of Science (Honoris Causa) award is one of the highest academic tributes that the University of Missouri awards to recognise the achievements of individuals in their roles as citizens and leaders, a release said. Dr. Badrinath is the first Indian to receive the honour that was also bestowed upon Mark Twain in 1902.

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