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Padma awards


Padma Shri for man who cremated over 25,000 unclaimed bodies

January 26, 2020 9:22 pm

Mohammed Sharif from Faizabad lost his son 27 years ago. But he got to know about it only a month later. Ever since then Sharif has taken it on himself to cremate unclaimed bodies. 

Padma Awards 2020: From Sushma Swaraj to Mary Kom, here is complete list of winners

January 25, 2020 10:56 pm

Padma awards are conferred by the President at ceremonial functions which are held at Rashtrapati Bhawan usually around March/April every year.

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

September 13, 2019 9:45 am

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

May 29, 2019 10:27 pm

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

March 16, 2019 3:28 pm

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

March 11, 2019 4:31 pm

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

January 26, 2019 3:22 pm

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

May 02, 2018 10:30 pm

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

May 15, 2016 3:05 am

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

April 13, 2016 2:15 am

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


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

January 23, 2019 11:08 am

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