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At 97, yoga guru is India's oldest Padma Shri

V Nanammal -- The Grand Old Lady of Yoga -- is the oldest recipient of the Padma Shri this's Archana Masih met the nearly 100-year-old yoga guru who does not wear glasses, has never......

Government announces Padma Shri awardees

Keeping its promise of honouring “unsung heroes”, the government on Thursday announced Padma Shri awards for personalities who served the poor, set up free schools and popularised......

The pomegranate farmer who won Padma Shri

A differently-abled farmer from Gujarat's arid Banaskantha district has inspired several others to make the best use of their farm land by planting pomegranate. Genabhai Patel (52), a pomegranate......

Punjabi author returns Padma Shri over 'growing intolerance'

Eminent Punjabi writer and Padma Shri winner Dalip Kaur Tiwana on Tuesday decided to return her award protesting "recurrent atrocities" on Muslims in the country as another Kannada writer and......

'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......

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......

Man behind Old Monk rum passes into the ages

The man who ran Mohan Meakin for over four decades was a teetotaller, discovers N Sundaresha Subramanian. IMAGE: Kapil Mohan, chairman, Mohan Meakin, the maker of Old Monk rum, passed away on......

Pandey brothers, 1st Asians to receive Cannes lifetime award

The brothers, who began their ad journey a decade apart from each other, Piyush in 1979 and Prasoon in 1989, will be the eighth recipient of the award. Their collective experience in Indian......

PIX: Aarti Chhabria, Ronit Roy party with Kailash Kher

Singer Kailash Kher celebrated his Padma Shri honour with a party for his friends and colleagues from the industry in Mumbai. A look at the arrivals. Aarti Chhabria puts in an appearance.......

'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......

PHOTOS: Srikanth, Somdev receive Padma awards

IMAGE: President Ram Nath Kovind confers Padma Shri on badminton star player Kidambi Srikanth. Photograph: Manvender Vashist/PTI President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday gave away prestigious Padma......

Padma Shri for badminton's new superstar Srikanth?

‘He is an idol for the youth of the country and millions of people have aspirations to see his achievements being recognised’ IMAGE: India's Kidambi Srikanth. Photograph: Kidambi......

Paralympian Deepa Malik 'shocked' over Khel Ratna snub

  IMAGE: President Pranab Mukherjee confers the Padma Shri on Rio Paralympics silver-medalist Deepa Malik on March 30, 2017. Photograph: Kamal Kishore/PTI Deepa Malik, who scripted history by......

Olympians Sakshi, Karmakar receive Padma honours

IMAGE: Gymnast Dipa Karmakar receives the Padma Shri from President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday. Photograph: ANI/Twitter Olympic bronze medal-winning grappler Sakshi Malik and gymnast Dipa......

Padma honours for Kohli, Dipa Malik among other sports stars

IMAGE: President Pranab Mukherjee presents the Padma Shri to cricketer Virat Kohli during Padma Awards 2017 function at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi on Thursday. Photograph: Kamal Kishore/PTI......
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MS Dhoni conferred with Padma Bhushan, Kidambi Srikanth gets Padma Shri

Former India skipper MS Dhoni and snooker legend Pankaj Advani were conferred with the Padma Bhushan award, the country's third-highest civilian... ...
Saina Mirza, Saina Nehwal among recipients of Zee News Fairplay Awards for sportswomen

Indian women have been scaling new heights in the field of sports and brought laurels to the country in the last few years. The ZEE News FAIRPLAY -... ...
KAAC gives aid to ailing Rongbong Terang

DIPHU, March 20 - A cheque of Rs 1 lakh was given to Padma Shri Prof Rongbong Terang, former president of the Asam Sahitya Sabha at his residence... ...
President presents Padma awards

President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday presented Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and the Padma Shri awards at a ceremony held at the Rashtrapati... ...
Kidambi Shrikanth

Noted badminton player Kidambi Shrikanth on Tuesday said that he was surprised when he got a call from the government about his selection for the... ...

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