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The pomegranate farmer who won Padma Shri

A differently-abled farmer from Gujarat's arid Banaskantha district has inspired several others to make the best use of their farm land by planting pomegranate. Genabhai Patel (52), a pomegranate......

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......

'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......

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......

Padma Shri to Rodricks may legitimise homosexuality: BJP

A day after the name of Goa-based fashion designer Wendell Rodricks was announced for Padma Shri Award, the local Bharatiya Janata Party unit claimed that the award may legitimise......

Reliance's 'discovery man' gets Padma Shri

Reliance Industries found huge natural gas reserves in the very first well it drilled, which subsequently proved to be the world's second largest deepwater discovery in the last decade.But few know......

Karsanbhai Patel: The man who nurtured brand Nirma like a daughter

With $1.4-bn Lafarge deal,  Karsanbhai Patel's risk-taking abilities are on display once again. The fact that Karsanbhai Patel, founder and chairman of Nirma, began his entrepreneurial journey......

'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......

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......

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 --......

'Don't feel special about getting Padma Shri'

Veteran Malayalam actor Madhu, 79, was so passionate about cinema that he resigned his job as a college lecturer to join the National School of Drama. His first break came in 1963 when Ramu......

Sridevi: Don't hanker for awards but Padma Shri is special

The gorgeous Sridevi was recently awarded the Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award in India, and she seems delighted by the honour.“It’s my good fortune that people still love......

Poverty-stricken Asian Games gold medallist boxer gets SAI aid

IMAGE: Dingko Singh seen here receiving the Padma Shri from President Pranab Mukherjee in 2013. Photograph: PIB/Files Dingko Singh, who made Manipur proud by clinching a gold medal in boxing at......

This unsung hero is also in Padma Shri list

IMAGE: Shekhar Naik captained India to victories at the T20 Blind Cricket World Cup in 2012 and 2014 editions . Photograph: Facebook Former Indian blind cricket team captain Shekhar Naik is......

Eight sportspersons to get Padma Shri honour

Rio Olympic medallist Sakshi Malik, Virat Kohli are in the list IMAGE: India captain Virat Kohli. Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli was among the eight sportspersons who have been picked for the......

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......
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'6,000 people die every year for want of organ transplantation'

MANGALDAI, Feb 20 - "Who will declare a patient to be brain dead ?", "What percentage of damage of an organ is treated for transplantation?" "Whom... ...

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Expert calls for awareness on organ donation

GUWAHATI, Feb 19 - Padma Shri award winning renal transplant expert Dr Sarbeswar Sahariah today opined that it was imperative to raise the level of... ...

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Mumbai Odias Felicitate Padma Shri Sadhu Meher

Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Mumbai: Odias in Mumbai and Navi Mumbai gathered last week to felicitate eminent cinema actor and director Sadhu... ...

http://www.orissadiary.com/CurrentNews.asp?id=72354
CCL honours Balbir Dutt and Mukund Naik

Central Coalfields Limited (CCL) and Clean Media Foundation today jointly honoured Padma Shri awardees veteran journalist Balbir Dutt and folk... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/ccl-honours-balbir-dutt-and-mukund-naik-117021800753_1.html
PM Modi to unveil 112-feet tall face of Adiyogi on Feb. 24

[India], Feb.18 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on February 24 unveil a 112-feet tall face of Adiyogi, the source of yoga, designed and... ...

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