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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......

President confers Padma Awards

Eminent scientist R A Mashelkar was on Monday conferred the Padma Vibhushan, the second highest civilian award, while acclaimed artiste Kamal Haasan and ace shuttler P Gopichand were among the 12......

Vidya, Leander, Iyengar: Meet this year's Padma Award winners

Noted scientist R A Mashelkar and yoga guru B K S Iyengar were on Saturday chosen for this year's Padma Vibhushan, the second highest civilian honour in India, while cine star Kamala Haasan, author......

Padma Vibhushan for Mario Miranda, Bhupen Hazarika

President Pratibha Patil has approved the conferment of Padma Awards-2012. This year the President has approved 109 awards including one duo case (counted as one) and 14 in the category of......

Montek, Kelkar deserve hounours

Economists Vijay Kelkar and Montek Singh Ahluwalia richly deserve to be on this year's Padma Vibhushan honours list. The list of Padma Vibhushan awardees for 2011 includes two economists, Vijay......

Enough is enough, says Premji on corruption

Noted industrialist Azim Premji, who was named for the coveted Padma Vibhushan this year, has said he is 'extremely disappointed' with the performance of the government at the Centre. Wipro......

Padma Vibhushan for Tata, Mittal, Oberoi, Murthy

India's biggest takeover tycoon Ratan Tata and the richest man Lakshmi Mittal have been named for this year's second top civilian award 'Padma Vibhushan' for their contribution in the areas of......

Meet the new team of the 14th Finance Commission

Y V Reddy, (see left) the chairman of the 14th Finance Commission is an Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer of the 1964 batch. He is best known for his tenure as the 21st governor of the......

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......

PIX: Nagarjuna's mother passes away, Telugu film industry mourns

Akkineni Annaporna, wife of Padma Vibhushan and Dada Saheb Phalke Award winner Akkineni Nageswara Rao (ANR) and mother of superstar Nagarjuna Akkineni, passed away on December 28 due to renal......

Bachchan sings national anthem at Tagore's birthplace

Amitabh Bachchan had multiple reasons to celebrate Republic Day this year. Not only did the Government Of India confer the Padma Vibhushan on him, his version of the national anthem......

'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......

Veteran actress Zohra Sehgal cremated

Family and friends bid farewell to veteran actress Zohra Sehgal, who was cremated in Delhi, today.   The last rites of the 102-year-old actress, who died on July 10, were performed at the......

Celebrating Zohra Sehgal

Veteran actress Zohra Sehgal passed away into the ages on July 10, in Delhi. The actress, who celebrated her 102nd birthday in April, was last seen in films like Saawariya and Cheeni Kum (both......

Tendulkar receives Padma Vibhushan

Sachin Tendulkar is not alien to honours, but the cricket icon said the Padma Vibhushan, which he received from President Pratibha Patil, in New Delhi on Monday, isclose to his heart."I'm very......

Winning Padma Vibhushan is dream realised

Sachin Tendulkar may have won countless awards but the master batsman on Saturday said all those trophies pale in comparison to India's second highest civilian honour, the Padma Vibhushan."I have......

Tendulkar, Anand get Padma Vibhushan

Sachin Tendulkar and Viswanathan Anand added another feather to their caps after being selected for the prestigious Padma Vibhushan, the country's second-highest civilian award.The 34-year-old......

Srinivasan barred from contesting BCCI elections; SC says conflict of interest

Narayanswami Srinivasan suffered a major setback on Thursday as the Supreme Court barred him from contesting any election of the Board of Control for Cricket in India on grounds of conflict of......

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......
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The spirit of poetry

hypnotic emotional quality, Sitakant Mahapatra — Jnanpith, Padma Bhushan and Padma Vibhushan awardee — allows readers to reduce his poems to... ...

http://www.dailypioneer.com/sunday-edition/agenda/books/the-spirit-of-poetry.html
Modernist SH Raza and his preoccupation with the bindu

"I live to paint; I paint to live." At 93, the revered modernist SH Raza continues to paint and project many dualities and pluralities of life... ...

http://m.hindustantimes.com/art/modernist-sh-raza-and-his-preoccupation-with-the-bindu/article1-1321665.aspx
No. 71-80

f ICICI Bank, Infosys 2014: Rank 96 WHY Well before he took over as non-executive chairman of Infosys, Kamath was part of the transition... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-others/indian-express-power-list-2015-no-71-80/
UNICEF and Indian Medical Association partner against Child Sexual Abuse (CSA) Launches 10-key action points about CSA, for medical practitioners

UNICEF and the Indian Medical Association (IMA) have joined hands to strengthen the response of medical practitioners in identifying, reporting and... ...

http://newssuperfast.com/2015/02/27/unicef-and-indian-medical-association-partner-against-child-sexual-abuse-csa-launches-10-key-action-points-about-csa-for-medical-practitioners/
Clemson University honours Ratan Tata with Doctorate of Automotive Engineering

On 26th February 2015, Ratan Tata, Tata Group's Chairman Emeritus was conferred with an honorary Doctorate of Automotive Engineering by the Clemson... ...

http://www.rushlane.com/clemson-university-honours-ratan-tata-12145806.html

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