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118 feared dead in Bangladesh ferry disaster

At least 118 people were feared dead after an overcrowded ferry with up to 250 passengers on board sank in the Padma river in central Bangladesh on Monday, as the efforts to locate the vessel under......

Ferry with 250 passengers onboard sinks in Bangladesh

An overcrowded ferry with up to 250 passengers onboard sank on Monday in the Padma river in central Bangladesh, officials said. They said strong current in the turbulent river apparently upturned......

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......

56 personalities receive Padma awards from President

President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday presented Padma awards to 56 distinguished personalities including actor Paresh Rawal, ace tennis player Leander Paes and author Ruskin Bond. Cricketer Yuvraj......

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......

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......

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......

Fate of one of the largest bridges in Asia hangs in limbo

After the World Bank (WB) pulled out of a $ 1.2 billion loan to Bangladesh for the construction of the Padma Bridge project, one of the largest bridges of South Asia, while alleging corruption......

Why Padma awards are important to businessmen

Every year, the night before Republic Day festivities start, the government comes out with the annual list of Padma awardees - artistes, academicians, social workers, public servants, and......

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......

PIX: Padma Lakshmi, Amy Adams at TIME 100 bash

Get your lowdown on what's going on in the world of Hollywood, right here! Padma Lakshmi arrives at the TIME 100 gala celebrating the magazine's naming of the 100 most influential people in the......

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......

Pitbull, Chris Brown, Padma: A day out in Hollywood

Get your lowdown on what's going on in the world of Hollywood, right here!Singer Armando Perez, better known by his stage name Pitbull, performs at the Major League Baseball All-Star Game Home Run......

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 --......

PIX: Sridevi, Sharmila Tagore receive Padma awards

Veteran actresses Sridevi and Sharmila Tagore, among other luminaries from various fields, were felicitated at the Padma awards by Pranab Mukherjee, President of India, at Rashtrapati Bhavan's......

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......

Bhupathi made London Olympics a real sad one for me: Paes

He might be in seventh heaven after receiving the prestigious Padma Bhushan honour, but tennis ace Leander Paes is still rankled by the selection furore prior to the 2012 London Olympics and holds......

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......

FIRST LOOK: Dravid receives Padma Bhushan; Congratulate him!

India's batting great Rahul Dravid was conferred the  Padma Bhushan by President Pranab Mukherjee at a civil investiture ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Friday.The former India captain......
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Damodar Biswal
Q. The EC has directed that Padma awardee candidates contesting election, can not use the prestigious recognition as a prefix to their names. Why?
Damodar Biswal:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/the-ec-has-directed-that-padma-awardee-candidates-contesting/27295456/answers/

Lime Cordial
Q. Can you name films of your favorite heroines?
Lime Cordial:  A. so that they dont get an undue advantage more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/can-you-name-films-of-your-favorite-heroines/27282533/answers/27295485

RachanaTereDilSe
Q. Vidya Balan and Cricketer Yuvraj singh gets Padma Shri Awards- Your take please !!
RachanaTereDilSe:  A. Johnny mera naam padma khanna more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/vidya-balan-and-cricketer-yuvraj-singh-gets-padma-shri-award/27028621/answers/27282593

RachanaTereDilSe
Q. Well-known actor Kamal Haasan got Padma Bhushan !! Too little and too late is it not !!
RachanaTereDilSe:  A. they got something more that what they deserve....! more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/well-known-actor-kamal-haasan-got-padma-bhushan--too-little-/27028632/answers/27028665

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Hockey's famous legend Dhyan Chand's resume

Born: 29th August, 1905 Place of birth: Allahabad, UP Died: 3rd December, 1979 Resting place: Jhansi Heroes Ground, UP Name: Major Dhyan... ...

http://www.mid-day.com/articles/birthday-special-hockeys-famous-legend-dhyan-chands-resume/15527174
Penguin books comes up with famous novels of the iconic writer

He describes Rao as one of the most innovative novelists of the 20th century who departed boldly from the European tradition of the novel, which he... ...

http://post.jagran.com/remembering-raja-rao-penguin-books-comes-up-with-famous-novels-of-the-iconic-writer-1409298206
Sonowal launches PM's bank account scheme

Guwahati: Padma Mazumdar was jubilant when she opened a bank account for the first time in her life recently. A worker at an incense factory here,... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/guwahati/Sonowal-launches-PMs-bank-account-scheme/articleshow/41118820.cms
Gathering of Medical Research Community

KOZHIKODE: The MIMS Research Foundation, a non-profit organisation under Malabar Institute of Medical Sciences, is organising a research community... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/kerala/Gathering-of-Medical-Research-Community/2014/08/29/article2404179.ece
Artists are highly sensitive

Comment · print · T T T+· T- The Hindu I feel one needs to work diligently to excel. Practice should be rigorous, says Ramakrishnan... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/features/friday-review/music/vocalist-ramakrishnan-murthy-is-young-and-talented/article6360898.ece?secpage=true&secname=entertainment

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