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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......

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......

Did Raje recommend Lalit Modi for Padma award?

Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje was at the centre of a fresh controversy over reports suggesting that she had recommended former Indian Premier League chief Lalit Modi for a Padma award in......

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......

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......

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......

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......

'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......

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......

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......

Padma Shri came as a pleasant surprise, says India women's captain Mithali

Mithali Raj in action. Photograph: Ben Hoskins/Getty Images Surprised at being selected for the Padma Shri, Indian women's cricket team captain Mithali Raj says she was not expecting the......
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President Mukherjee condoles demise of S.H. Raza

New Delhi, July 24 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday condoled the passing away of veteran artist S.H. Raza, who died yesterday in New... ...

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LPF distributes 6th School Scholarship Awards

Pune: Lila Poonawalla Foundation (LPF) recently gave away its 6th School Scholarship Awards during a function held at MFH Hall, Cummins Balewadi.... ...

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The Bindu breathes its last

By Benita Fernando| Posted 2 hours Artists and gallerists remember the last surviving co-founder of the Bombay Progressive Artists Group, SH... ...

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India loses father of modern art S H Raza!

New Delhi : Legendary painter S H Raza who popularised globally Indian concepts and iconography and built a towering legacy of modern art passed... ...

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The 'Dhan' to rags story of Indian hockey

Khel Ratna Dhanraj Pillay was just an adolescent when India last won an Olympic gold in hockey. A dark and wiry lad, who impressed everyone with... ...

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