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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......

Politically influential people who lobby hard win Padma awards: Ramdev

Yoga guru Ramdev, who had declined Padma Vibhushan award, on Saturday said that a lot of lobbying takes place behind the selection of Padma and even Nobel prize awardees and those with political......

Amitabh, Prince Aga Khan receive Padma Vibhushan

Big B was awarded the country's second highest civilian honour. Photograph: PIB Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan and Prince Karim Aga Khan were among the eminent personalities awarded the......

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......

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......

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......
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PM Modi expresses grief over Malayalam poet ONV Kurup's demise

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday expressed grief over demise of Jnanpith awardee Malayalam poet ONV Kurup. "Shri ONV Kurup's demise is a... ...

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Poet Kurup passes away

Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 13: Jnanpith award winner and well-known Malayalam poet and lyricist Ottaplakkal Nambiyadikkal Velu Kurup, popularly known... ...

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The Honorable President of India, Shri. Pranab Mukherjee

The Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal receiving the Padma Vibhushan award from Pranab Mukherjee President of India at Rashtrapati Bhawan... ...

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Artists want transfer of Hema murder case

Chintan Upadhyay 61 artists write to Maharashtra CM to transfer probe to independent agency. As many as 61 contemporary artists from different... ...

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ITDC Posts a Profit of 2.54Cr in Q3, 2015-16

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