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Mary Kom first woman athlete recommended for Padma Vibhushan, PV Sindhu for Padma Bhushan

MC Mary Kom becomes first Indian woman athlete to be recommended for Padma Vibhushan while PV Sindhu has been nominated for Padma Bhushan.

Nomination process for Padma awards begins

The last date for nominations is September 15. The nominations or recommendations for the Padma awards will be received online only on the Padma portal (


President Ram Nath Kovind confers Padma awards

As many as 112 'inspiring' personalities were selected for this year's Padma awards and their names were announced on the eve of Republic Day this year.

Padma Awards 2019: Bajrang Punia, Ajay Thakur honoured by President Ram Nath Kovind

President Ram Nath Kovind conferred the Padma awards to 47 prominent and inspiring personalities, including nine from sports. Among the sports stars to receive the honours are wrestler Bajrang Punia, cricketer Gautam Gambhir, football captain Sunil Chhetri.

Gautam Gambhir, Sunil Chhetri among eight sports stars conferred with Padma Shri awards

Gautam Gambhir, Sunil Chhetri, Bajrang Punia among the eight sports stars to be honoured with the prestigious Padma Shri Awards while mountaineer Bachendri Pal was on Friday conferred with the Padma Bhushan.

Home ministry starts Padma award nomination process

The last date for receipt of the nominations for the top civilian honours is September 15, 2018, according to a notification issued by the ministry on Tuesday.


Your right to know: Many Padma award winners not from list of nominees

MHA sources said it is a “usual practice” to pick some of the recipients from outside the list of nominees.

Rajinikanth among 56 honoured with Padma awards

Rajinikanth, Aatre, Rao, renowned vocalist Girija Devi and chairperson of Cancer Institute V Shanta were given Padma Vibhushan.

Getting Padma award with Rajinikanth exciting: Priyanka Chopra

Priyanka Chopra says getting Padma award is more special for her because she bagged it with Tamil superstar Rajinikanth.

Dhirubhai Ambani, Ajay Devgn, Saina to get Padma awards today

While 43 people will receive the awards on Monday, the rest of the awardees, including actors Rajinikanth and Priyanka Chopra and tennis player Sania Mirza, will be given the honour at a separate function to be held next month.

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Vidya Balan, Kamal Haasan, Yuvraj Singh, Leander Paes honoured by government

Bollywood celebrities, academicians, sportsperson and others were honoured with prestigious Padma Awards.