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Padma Vibhushan for Bachchan, Advani; Padma Bhushan for Bill Gates

  L K Advani, Amitabh Bachchan, thespian Dilip Kumar and Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal were on Sunday chosen for this year’s Padma Vibhushan, the second highest......

'Padma awards never had any value right from the beginning'

I think it is best to abolish the Padma Bhushan and Padma Vibhushan -- they dilute the value of the Padma Shri, says RTI activist Subhash Chandra Agrawal in an interview to Indulekha......

'Narendra Modi is trying to re-invent himself'

Academicians Lloyd and Susanne Rudolph, who were on Monday presented with Padma Bhushan award, predict significant changes in Indian politics if Aam Aadmi Party performs well in the Lok Sabha......

Family of anti-rape law architect refuses Padma Bhushan

Family of late Justice J S Verma has refused to accept the Padma Bhushan award conferred on him by the government posthumously, saying accepting it would be against his principles as he never......

Playback singer S Janaki rejects Padma Bhushan award

Veteran south Indian playback singer S Janaki on Saturday rejected the Padma Bhushan award, saying it has come too late in her 55-year-long career. "I refuse the Padma award... I have been singing......

Tribute: Why India must be in eternal debt to F C Kohli

Faqir Chand Kohli, Padma Bhushan, will be 90 on March 19, 2014. It is a day to celebrate for many Indians whose life he has touched directly or indirectly, says Shivanand Kanavi, the well-known......

Top Monaco award for DLF chief K P Singh

DLF chairman K P Singh, who was conferred with Padma Bhushan earlier this year, has received the most prestigious award of Monaco.Billionaire Singh was conferred the 'decoration of Officer of the......

L&T co-founder H Holck Larsen dead

Padma Bhushan Henning Holck-Larsen, co-founder and chairman emeritus of Larsen and Toubro Ltd, died in Mumbai on Sunday after a brief illness. He was 96.Born in Denmark on July four, 1907, Larsen......

Max India's Analjit Singh bets on wine industry in S Africa

The total investment in the three farms of Leeu Estates is said to be $35 million. Max India's Analjit Singh has made major investments in the wine heartlands of South Africa, becoming the first......

Maggi noodles ad: Amitabh seeks dismissal of complaint

Superstar Amitabh Bachchan on Friday sought dismissal of a complaint against him by a consumer rights' activist for promoting Maggi noodles, banned in some states in the wake of detection of high......

Which Indian actor should be given Padma awards? Tell us!

Late actor Rajesh Khanna and his co-star in many films Sharmila Tagore will be awarded the Padma Bhushan, the third highest civillian award for an Indian, on Republic Day. Sridevi will receive the......

Rajesh Khanna, Sridevi to receive Padma Bhushan

The list of recipients of this year's Padma Bhushan -- India's third highest civilian award --  set to be announced later today, includes three heavyweights of Hindi cinema. According to......

PIX: Dharmendra, Shabana Azmi receive Padma Bhushan

Veteran Bollywood actors Dharmendra and Shabana Azmi were felicitated with Padma Bhushan by the President of India Pratibha Patil in a ceremony conducted in Rashtrapati Bhawan today in New Delhi.......

'Problem with teaching and acting is same as sex'

Theatre's maverick philosopher-teacher, film-writer-director, a Padma Bhushan recipient and fiercely individualistic legend at 75, Pandit Satyadev Dubey looks back to look ahead. He also talks......

Stars get in line for India's highest awards

This year will see quite a lot of film personalities getting the prestigious Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri awards. Aamir Khan will be awarded the Padma Bhushan on the 60th Republic Day. In recent......

I am not demanding Padma Bhushan, just trying my luck: Vijender

Vijender says he won't be ‘hurt’ in case of a rejection Boxer Vijender Singh. Photograph: PTI Photos With badminton star Saina Nehwal getting the Sports Ministry's recommendation for......

Padma Bhushan row: Now, Saina Nehwal gets special consideration

Saina Nehwal. Photograph: PTI Photos The possibility of conferring Padma Bhushan to ace shuttler Saina Nehwal continues to remain uncertain notwithstanding the Sports Ministry's nomination as the......

Saina upset with media over Padma Bhushan controversy

'I didn't really like the way media put it that I have demanded the award. Who am I to demand for the award? I am nobody. I just wanted to know why my name was not considered' Saina Nehwal......

Saina recommended for Padma Bhushan by Sports Ministry

"In view of the achievements of Ms. Saina Nehwal, the Department of Sports has decided to recommend her case for Padma Bhushan to the Ministry of Home Affairs as a special case although the last......

Angry Saina slams Sports Ministry over Padma Bhushan snub

Olympic bronze-medallist Saina Nehwal has been left disappointed after the Sports Ministry decided to reject her application for the prestigious Padma Bhushan award this year, citing......
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