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Padma awards


Nominate your choice of inspiring people for Padma awards: PM Modi to citizens

July 11, 2021 12:06 pm

Over the last few years, the Modi government has been honouring scores of unsung heroes with the Padma awards for their life-long contributions to the society and achievements in different fields.

Illustrator Narayan Debnath, sculptor Sudarshan Sahoo among recipients of Padma Awards

January 26, 2021 10:12 am

The Union Home Ministry said the President has approved the conferment of 119 Padma awards -- seven Padma Vibhushan, 10 Padma Bhushan and 102 Padma Shri. Padma Vibhushan is India's second-highest civilian award

PT Usha says coach OM Nambiar should have received Padma honour earlier

January 26, 2021 12:48 pm

From 1977 to 1990, Usha was coached solely by Nambiar. It was he who asked Usha to focus on the 400 metres hurdles ahead of the Los Angeles Olympics, where she missed out on a medal by one-hundredth of a second.

Maharashtra forms Padma panel under Aaditya Thackeray, BJP frowns

August 12, 2020 8:21 pm

A Government Resolution (GR) published on August 11 said the Centre has directed the state government to recommend the names for the Padma awards that will be declared on January 26, 2021.

Here's how you can be part of Padma Awards 2020 ceremony

March 12, 2020 11:05 pm

The annual Padma Awards ceremony, one of the highest civilian awards in the country, will be held at the Rashtrapati Bhawan on March 20.

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.


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.