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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......

'Narendra Modi is trying to re-invent himself'

Academicians Lloyd and Susanne Rudolph, who were on Monday presented with Padma Bhushan award, predict significant changes in Indian politics if Aam Aadmi Party performs well in the Lok Sabha......

Family of anti-rape law architect refuses Padma Bhushan

Family of late Justice J S Verma has refused to accept the Padma Bhushan award conferred on him by the government posthumously, saying accepting it would be against his principles as he never......

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......

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......

Sushil disappointed to miss out on Padma Bhushan

Wrestler Sushil Kumar, the only Indian sportsperson to win back-to-back individual Olympic medals, is disappointed to miss out on the Padma Bhushan award though his name had been recommended. -......
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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

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

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

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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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'Dead' Boy Returns to Life on Birthday

HYDERABAD: In a rather unusual turn of events here on Friday, parents who performed the last rites of their son, who allegedly died in the school... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/telangana/Dead-Boy-Returns-to-Life-on-Birthday/2014/07/26/article2349609.ece
I was targeted due to my gender, says tearful Sania

NEW DELHI: Tennis star Sania Mirza broke down during a television interview on Friday while expressing her anguish over BJP leader K Laxman's... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/sports/tennis/top-stories/I-was-targeted-due-to-my-gender-says-tearful-Sania/articleshow/39012666.cms
UDF councillor's suicide attempt draws flak

KOZHIKODE: People from various walks of life have expressed their displeasure on the suicide attempt made by councillor Sathyabama in front of... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/kozhikode/UDF-councillors-suicide-attempt-draws-flak/articleshow/39017356.cms
Double crowns for Priyana

Guwahati, July 25: Priyana Kalita of Assam annexed double crowns in the OIL-AITA Super Series Tennis tournament that concluded at the All Assam... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1140726/jsp/northeast/story_18653365.jsp
Veena recital tomorrow

The ninth Sunday Morning Indian Classical Music Concert on the Beach Road being organised at Rajiv Smruthi Bhavan would feature a veena recital by... ...

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