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Padma Awards 2016: Rajinikanth, Sania, Priyanka honoured

Superstar Rajinikanth, tennis icon Sania Mirza, former US Ambassador Robert D Blackwill and actor Priyanka Chopra were among the 56 eminent persons who were honoured with Padma awards on Tuesday.......

Padma Awards 2016: Sri Sri, Anupam Kher, Saina Nehwal honoured

A bevy of stalwarts from different walks of life, including founder of Reliance Industries late Dhirubhai Ambani, former Governor Jagmohan, actors Anupam Kher and Ajay Devgn and badminton star......

'No politics behind awarding Padma Vibhushan to Rajinikanth'

Union Minister Prakash Javadekar on Thursday said there was no political motive behind awarding Padma Vibhushan to Tamil film star Rajinikanth and it was purely based on merit. "It is purely on......

Scientist Bhargava to return Padma Bhushan to protest 'attack on rationalism'

Eminent scientist Pushpa Mittra Bhargava on Thursday said he is returning his Padma Bhushan award alleging that the National Democratic Alliance government was trying to make India into a......

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......

Dhirubhai Ambani, Dilip Shanghvi chosen for Padma awards

Son of a school teacher in a remote village in Gujarat, late Dhirubhai Ambani lived in a one-room chawl in Mumbai with his wife and children and went on to establish the Reliance Group.......

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......

Joy Mathew mocks Padma awards

The latest updates from the Malayalam film industry. The Padma list of awardees was recently announced, and it has got its share of love and criticism. Actor Joy Mathew joins the group of......

Supertstar Rajinikanth awarded Padma Vibhushan

The latest updates from the film industry. The Thalaiva of Indian cinema Rajinikanth will be honoured with the second highest civilian award, the Padma Vibhushan, for his contribution to the......

Dilip Kumar's Top 25 Films

Dilip Kumar has received the Padma Vibhushan award, the second highest civilian award of the country. We celebrate the icon by re-visiting his best movies. Dilip Kumar. The name evokes a myriad of......

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......

Paralympic medal winners to be recommended for Padma awards

IMAGE: Prime Minister Narendra Modi with silver medal winner Deepa Malik. Photograph: Twitter In a bid to give increased recognition to their achievements, the medallists from the Rio Paralympics......

Sania Mirza 'humbled, honoured' by Padma Bhushan

IMAGE: President Pranab Mukherjee presents Padma Bhushan to tennis player Sania Mirza at Padma Awards 2016 function at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi on Tuesday. Photograph: PTI Photos. Sania......

Padma Bhushan for Sania, Saina; Deepika to get Padma Shri

- 'It is a great honour and I want to thank the Ministry for giving me the award. I am very happy with the way the last year has gone, I have been performing well. I reached World No. 1 last year......

'This award will motivate me to achieve more laurels for India'

  India’s ace shuttler PV Sindhu was conferred with the Padma Shri award by President Pranab Mukherjee at a glittering ceremony in Rashtrapati Bhavan.   “I am so happy......

Sindhu, Sardar, Saba and Arunima receive Padma Shri award

Indian men's hockey team captain Sardar Singh and former skipper of the national women's side Saba Anjum were conferred with the prestigious PadmaShri Award by President Pranab Mukherjee......
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Pt Jasraj, Kishori Amonkar to add glitz to Kesarbhai sangeet festival

Panaji: The 36th edition of the Surashree Kesarbhai Kerkar Smriti Sangeet Samoroha, one of the top 10 music festivals in India, will be organized... ...
Kashmiri singer Raj Begum dies at 89

Legendary Kashmiri singer and Padma Shri awardee Raj Begum died on Wednesday. She was 89. Raj Begum breathed her last at her daughter''s... ...
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