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'No politics behind awarding Padma Vibhushan to Rajinikanth'

Union Minister Prakash Javadekar on Thursday said there was no political motive behind awarding Padma Vibhushan to Tamil film star Rajinikanth and it was purely based on merit. "It is purely on......

Padma Vibhushan for Rajnikanth, Sri Sri, Dhirubhai

Superstar Rajinikanth, founder of the Reliance empire late Dhirubhai Ambani, Art of Living founder Sri Sri Ravi Shankar and media baron Ramoji Rao have been chosen for Padma Vibhushan, the......

Mrinalini Sarabhai, legendary Indian classical dancer, passes away

Renowned classical dancer and Padma Bhushan recipient Mrinalini Sarabhai, who was wife of father of India's space programme Dr Vikram Sarabhai, passed away on Thursday due to old age-related......

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......

A much-deserved Padma for Pallonji Mistry

With a net worth of $12.6 billion, Mistry is well known for constructing some of Mumbai’s landmarks such as the Reserve Bank of India headquarters, The Taj Mahal Palace and Towers, and 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.......

40 Years ago... and now- Faqir Chand Kohli: The original Indian techie

Kohli is best known as the first chief executive of India's largest IT services company, Tata Consultancy Services Padma Bhushan Faqir Chand Kohli, father of the Indian software sector, turned 90......

Joy Mathew mocks Padma awards

The latest updates from the Malayalam film industry. The Padma list of awardees was recently announced, and it has got its share of love and criticism. Actor Joy Mathew joins the group of......

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......

Padma Lakshmi holidays in Goa

The top posts on social media from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: Top Chef host Padma Lakshmi, who is promoting her new memoir Love, Loss, and What We Ate, is taking a break......

Dilip Kumar conferred with Padma Vibhushan

Ailing legendary actor Dilip Kumar, known as the "tragedy king of Bollywood", was on Sunday presented the Padma Vibhushan by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh at the thespian's residence in......

Padma Lakshmi sizzles in a bikini!

A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: Top Chef host Padma Lakshmi is currently vacationing in India with her daughter Krishna. She turned to Twitter......

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......

'Great pity that athletes lobby to receive awards'

Taking a jibe at pugilist Vijender Singh and badminton ace Saina Nehwal after the duo advertised their names for the Padma Bhushan, former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah said it's a......
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After David Headley's deposition on Ishrat Jahan-LeT link, Congress, BJP and lawyers - all have knives out

Mumbai/ New Delhi: Sparks flew as BJP and the Congress on Thursday began a war of words after terrorist-turned-approver David Coleman Headley's... ...

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BJP asks Opposition to 'construct idols of terrorists and offer prayers'

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday hit back at the Opposition for targeting the ruling dispensation post David Headley's claim on Ishrat... ...

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HC orders fresh autopsy on Saranya's body

Windies beat Bangladesh to enter U-19 World Cup final | Sunny Thursday in Delhi, partly cloudy in Friday | Left Front agrees to alliance talks if... ...

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'Dance needs more sponsorship'

The article below represents a preview only and is not meant for reuse or republishing. Lucknow, Feb. 12 -- A lot of students are learning dance.... ...

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New mayor

HYDERABAD: Newly-elected mayor, Bonthu Rammohan said that he would give top priority to better civic infrastructure including roads, storm water... ...

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