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'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......

Indian Constitution scholar Granville Austin dies

Granville Austin, an eminent biographer of India's Constitution and a Padma Shri awardee, has passed away in Washington at the age of 87. Austin, author of two celebrated political histories of the......

Padma Shri to Rodricks may legitimise homosexuality: BJP

A day after the name of Goa-based fashion designer Wendell Rodricks was announced for Padma Shri Award, the local Bharatiya Janata Party unit claimed that the award may legitimise......

Police registers case against Odissi dancer Ileana Citaristi

A case has been registered against the Italy-born Odissi dancer and Padma Shri awardee Ileana Citaristi for allegedly misbehaving with a student at the dance school run by her at Bindu Sagar area.......

Court asks actors Mohan Babu, Brahmanandam to return Padma Shri

The Andhra Pradesh high court on Monday asked Telugu film actors Mohan Babu and Brahmanandam to return their Padma Shri awards for violation of rules accompanying them. A bench comprising Chief......

Reliance's 'discovery man' gets Padma Shri

Reliance Industries found huge natural gas reserves in the very first well it drilled, which subsequently proved to be the world's second largest deepwater discovery in the last decade.But few know......

When will you speak on GM crops, Mr Modi?

Scientists are hoping that the prime minister, who often talks about the importance of science and technology, will respond positively to their prudent pleas on genetically-modified crops, notes......

The workhorse who developed India's missiles to propel economy!

Saraswat played a key role in developing a series of missiles at a time when India faced tight international technology sanctions. V K Saraswat, who has been appointed a full-time member of the......

'Getting the Padma Shri is a different high'

Bollywood veterans Amitabh Bachchan and Dilip Kumar, along with filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali and noted lyricist Prasoon Joshi, are up for one of India's highest civilian honours -- the Padma......

Looking for some FILMI FUN? Guess who this stunner is

Think you know your favourite Bollywood stars well? Test your filmi gyaan here! A Padma Shri awardee, this actress has proven herself in the movie industry. And she has also proved that being......

PIX: Jeetendra, Anil Kapoor celebrate Sridevi's Padma Shri

Sahara group chief Subroto Roy organised a bash for Sridevi to celebrate her Padma Shri award at the Sahara Hotel in Mumbai on April 23. The actress cut a medal cake while her friends --......

'Don't feel special about getting Padma Shri'

Veteran Malayalam actor Madhu, 79, was so passionate about cinema that he resigned his job as a college lecturer to join the National School of Drama. His first break came in 1963 when Ramu......

Sridevi: Don't hanker for awards but Padma Shri is special

The gorgeous Sridevi was recently awarded the Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award in India, and she seems delighted by the honour.“It’s my good fortune that people still love......

Padma Shri came as a pleasant surprise, says India women's captain Mithali

Mithali Raj in action. Photograph: Ben Hoskins/Getty Images Surprised at being selected for the Padma Shri, Indian women's cricket team captain Mithali Raj says she was not expecting the......

MS Dhoni recommended for Padma Bhushan, Virat Kohli for Padma Shri

The Indian Cricket Board has recommended captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni's name for the prestigious Padma Bhushan and batting mainstay Virat Kohli for the Padma Shri.  Indian......

Paes, Gopichand get Padma Bhushan; Yuvraj Padma Shri

Tennis star Leander Paes and badminton player-turned-coach Pullela Gopichand were selected for the prestigious Padma Bhushan award while cricketer Yuvraj Singh was among seven sportspersons named......

Olympic silver medalist Vijay Kumar gets Padma Shri

London Olympics silver medalist Vijay Kumar was conferred the Padma Shri by the President in a prestigious ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhawan, on Saturday. The shooter awarded for his exceptional......

Jhulan, Zafar Iqbal to be conferred Padma Shri

The Indian women's cricket team captain Jhulan Goswami, former men's hockey team captain Zafar Iqbal and archer Limba Ram are among the sportspersons chosen for the prestigious Padma Shri award.......
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Medical fraternity disappointed with the budget

The medical fraternity had expected the union health budget to be increased to at least 2.5%, with a separate budget being allocated for disease... ...

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Five Giants Who Still Dominate

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'I Think I Am a Better Cook than an Actor'

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