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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......

The chequered history of our national honours

The relationship of conferring national awards -- whether the prestigious Bharat Ratna, the Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri -- and the controversies surrounding them have a long......

Nobel laureate 'touched' by Padma Vibhushan award

Nobel laureate Venkataraman Ramakrishnan said on Monday that he was "honoured and touched" by the Padma Vibhushan award bestowed on him by the Indian government. "I am honored and touched that the......

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......

Ratan Tata receives honorary doctorate from York University

Former TATA Group Chairman Ratan Tata has been conferred an honorary doctor of laws degree by Canada's prestigious YorkUniversity for his achievements in promoting innovations, exemplary leadership......

Adi Godrej, Thyagarajan in list of Padma awardees

Ramamurthy Thyagarajan, the man behind the Tamil Nadu-based Shriram financial services group, and Adi Godrej, who heads the Godrej group, were on Friday awarded the Padma Bhushan. The Padma Shri......

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......

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......

Zohra Sehgal, grand old lady of Bollywood, dead

Legendary actress Zohra Sehgal, who essayed character roles with aplomb in a career spanning both theatre and cinema, died in New Delhi on Thursday. She was 102. A Padma Vibhushan awardee, Sehgal......

Akkineni Nageswara Rao lived and breathed cinema

Akkineni Nageswara Rao was one of the people instrumental in bringing the Telugu industry to Hyderabad from Chennai in the 1990s.  Radhika Rajamani salutes the thespian, who passed into the......

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......

Shukla thanks UPA govt for bestowing Tendulkar with Bharat Ratna honour

BCCI vice-president and Union Minister Rajeev Shukla said, on Tuesday, Sachin Tendulkar is the "most deserving person" to win the Bharat Ratna award and thanked the UPA government for bestowing the......

Sachin Tendulkar first sportsman to be honoured with Bharat Ratna

India cricketing great Sachin Tendulkar was conferred with the Bharat Ratna by President Pranad Mukherjee at a ceremony in New Delhi on Tuesday. Tendulkar, who retired from international cricket on......
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Q. FFF-With what honour has Dr. Kalam been decorated, the highest honour that an Indian citizen can receive?a) Arjuna Award b) Padma Vibhushanc) Padma Bhushan d) The Bharat Ratna
Divya Kulkarni:  A. Born on fifteenth October one thousand, nine hundred and thirty-one at Rameswaram in Tamil Nadu, Dr. Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam,...... more

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Q. Who among was the Indian Cricketer honoured with Padma Vibhushan for the year 2013?A Sachin TendulkarB Rahul DravidC VVS LaxmanD Mahendra Dhoni
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Q. Identify the person Zohra Sehgal ?
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Telangana recommends PV Narasimha Rao name for Bharat Ratna

Former Prime Minister P V Narasimha Rao (Photo: PTI/File) Hyderabad: The Telangana state government is all set to propose Bharat Ratna for... ...

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Mashelkar to chair 'clean India' expert panel

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Bapu is Padma Vibhushan Nominee

HYDERABAD: Andhra Pradesh government has nominated noted film director Bapu, alias Sattiraju Lakshminarayana, who died recently, for the coveted... ...

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