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At 97, yoga guru is India's oldest Padma Shri

V Nanammal -- The Grand Old Lady of Yoga -- is the oldest recipient of the Padma Shri this year.Rediff.com's Archana Masih met the nearly 100-year-old yoga guru who does not wear glasses, has never......

Government announces Padma Shri awardees

Keeping its promise of honouring “unsung heroes”, the government on Thursday announced Padma Shri awards for personalities who served the poor, set up free schools and popularised......

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......

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......

The Indian tycoon who sparked talk of UAE aid

For many, he is the Dhirubhai Ambani of Kerala.For others, he is the most influential Indian in West Asia.M A Yusuff is back in the spotlight after the controversy surrounding the UAE's reported......

The real secret about Indian start-ups

US start-ups crash and burn frequently, so why the concern about start-up losses in India? The principal reason, says Kanika Datta, is that Indian start-ups clone ideas from the US. Flipkart, Ola,......

'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......

A Padma Shri for Rekha

It was an unforgettable moment for Rekha when she was honoured with the Padma Shri after four decades in the Indian film industry. The 55-year-old actress......

PHOTOS: Srikanth, Somdev receive Padma awards

IMAGE: President Ram Nath Kovind confers Padma Shri on badminton star player Kidambi Srikanth. Photograph: Manvender Vashist/PTI President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday gave away prestigious Padma......

Padma Shri for badminton's new superstar Srikanth?

‘He is an idol for the youth of the country and millions of people have aspirations to see his achievements being recognised’ IMAGE: India's Kidambi Srikanth. Photograph: Kidambi......

Paralympian Deepa Malik 'shocked' over Khel Ratna snub

  IMAGE: President Pranab Mukherjee confers the Padma Shri on Rio Paralympics silver-medalist Deepa Malik on March 30, 2017. Photograph: Kamal Kishore/PTI Deepa Malik, who scripted history by......

Olympians Sakshi, Karmakar receive Padma honours

IMAGE: Gymnast Dipa Karmakar receives the Padma Shri from President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday. Photograph: ANI/Twitter Olympic bronze medal-winning grappler Sakshi Malik and gymnast Dipa......

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......
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When Modi Got A Wish From 13,000 Ft Above

Shital Mahajan, a Padma Shri award winner, said she was trying to meet Modi for the last four years, but in vain. Padma Shri and parajumper, Shital... ...

https://www.outlookindia.com/website/story/daredevilry-by-padma-award-winner-when-modi-got-a-wish-from-13000-ft-above/316729
'The past has a knack of exploding in our faces'

'People beat their chests when the Babri Masjid was brought down, not realising that it was just one event in a chain going back centuries; to look... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/interview/the-past-has-a-knack-of-exploding-in-our-faces/20180917.htm
A sky-high wish for PM Modi's birthday!

[India], Sep 18 (ANI): An Indian skydiver jumped off from a height of 13,000 feet carrying a placard to wish Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/a-sky-high-wish-for-pm-modis-birthday-news-national-sjslVEfeajaej.html
Kohli, Chanu recommended for Khel Ratna; Neeraj picked for Arjuna

IMAGE: Virat Kohli celebrates after completing his century in a Test match against England. Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty Images Indian cricket... ...

http://www.rediff.com/sports/report/virat-kohli-chanu-recommended-for-khel-ratna-india-sports-awards/20180917.htm
A rare hockey constant, Sardar walks into the sunset...

Many feel that Sardar was made a scapegoat for India's disastrous campaign but the loss to Malaysia in the Asiad semifinal triggered thoughts of... ...

http://www.rediff.com/sports/report/a-rare-hockey-constant-sardar-walks-into-the-sunset/20180915.htm

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