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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......

Prince Karim Aga Khan conferred Padma Vibhushan

Prince Karim Aga Khan was accorded with the prestigious Padma Vibhushan award by President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday.   On Tuesday, the prince had called on the President, assuring......

Padma Vibhushan for Bachchan, Advani; Padma Bhushan for Bill Gates

  L K Advani, Amitabh Bachchan, thespian Dilip Kumar and Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal were on Sunday chosen for this year’s Padma Vibhushan, the second highest......

'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......

Montek, Kelkar deserve hounours

Economists Vijay Kelkar and Montek Singh Ahluwalia richly deserve to be on this year's Padma Vibhushan honours list. The list of Padma Vibhushan awardees for 2011 includes two economists, Vijay......

Enough is enough, says Premji on corruption

Noted industrialist Azim Premji, who was named for the coveted Padma Vibhushan this year, has said he is 'extremely disappointed' with the performance of the government at the Centre. Wipro......

Padma Vibhushan for Tata, Mittal, Oberoi, Murthy

India's biggest takeover tycoon Ratan Tata and the richest man Lakshmi Mittal have been named for this year's second top civilian award 'Padma Vibhushan' for their contribution in the areas of......

Maggi noodles ad: Amitabh seeks dismissal of complaint

Superstar Amitabh Bachchan on Friday sought dismissal of a complaint against him by a consumer rights' activist for promoting Maggi noodles, banned in some states in the wake of detection of high......

2G case: Senior lawyer Venugopal removed as ED counsel

SC ordered for permanent absorption of Rajeshwar Singh, a Uttar Pradesh State Police Services officer In a fresh twist to ED's money laundering probe in the 2G case, the probe agency has been......

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......

Amitabh Bachchan proud of Padma record set by his family

Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan says he is proud that the title of Padma Vibhushan, which he is set to receive from President Pranab Mukherjee next month, will take his family's......

PIX: Nagarjuna's mother passes away, Telugu film industry mourns

Akkineni Annaporna, wife of Padma Vibhushan and Dada Saheb Phalke Award winner Akkineni Nageswara Rao (ANR) and mother of superstar Nagarjuna Akkineni, passed away on December 28 due to renal......

Bachchan sings national anthem at Tagore's birthplace

Amitabh Bachchan had multiple reasons to celebrate Republic Day this year. Not only did the Government Of India confer the Padma Vibhushan on him, his version of the national anthem......

'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......

Tendulkar receives Padma Vibhushan

Sachin Tendulkar is not alien to honours, but the cricket icon said the Padma Vibhushan, which he received from President Pratibha Patil, in New Delhi on Monday, isclose to his heart."I'm very......

Winning Padma Vibhushan is dream realised

Sachin Tendulkar may have won countless awards but the master batsman on Saturday said all those trophies pale in comparison to India's second highest civilian honour, the Padma Vibhushan."I have......

Tendulkar, Anand get Padma Vibhushan

Sachin Tendulkar and Viswanathan Anand added another feather to their caps after being selected for the prestigious Padma Vibhushan, the country's second-highest civilian award.The 34-year-old......

Srinivasan barred from contesting BCCI elections; SC says conflict of interest

Narayanswami Srinivasan suffered a major setback on Thursday as the Supreme Court barred him from contesting any election of the Board of Control for Cricket in India on grounds of conflict of......

Padma Bhushan row: Now, Saina Nehwal gets special consideration

Saina Nehwal. Photograph: PTI Photos The possibility of conferring Padma Bhushan to ace shuttler Saina Nehwal continues to remain uncertain notwithstanding the Sports Ministry's nomination as the......
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