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Padma Bhushan award


Devendra Jhajharia receives Padma Bhushan, first para athlete to do so

March 21, 2022 9:32 pm

The 40-year-old Jhajharia received the prestigious award from President Ram Nath Kovind at the Rashtrapati Bhavan.

January 27, 1982, Forty Years Ago: Ranga’s Plea

January 26, 2022 11:55 pm

Ranga whose execution is set for January 31 has filed another petition in the Supreme Court requesting it to review its latest decision.

What lies beneath: Bengal parties face off over Padma offer to Buddha

January 27, 2022 12:08 am

🔴 The Trinamool Congress's mouthpiece Jago Bangla Wednesday carried a piece underlining that the Centre's Padma Bhushan list included the names of both Bhattacharjee and the late BJP leader Kalyan Singh.

Will continue to work towards making health equitable for all: Dr Cyrus Poonawalla

January 26, 2022 8:09 am

🔴 One of the highest civilian awards in the country, the Padma Bhushan has been awarded to Dr Poonawalla for exceptional and distinguished service in trade and industry field.

From a runaway beggar to Padma Shri awardee, the life of Karnataka transgender dancer Manjamma Jogathi

November 10, 2021 3:09 pm

As her name was called, Manjamma, draped in a saree went up to the President and in a unique gesture, took the fringe of the saree towards President of India Ram Nath Kovind to wish him good luck.

Mumbai Confidential: A Dash of Science

January 24, 2021 9:07 pm

For the upcoming summit in March, the convention has unanimously voted world renowned astrophysicist, researcher and author Dr Jayant Narlikar, a Padma Bhushan awardee and a winner of several global accolades, as the president.

No plans to return Padma award...will not return to SAD with Sukhbir as chief, says Dhindsa

September 29, 2020 12:03 pm

Stating that SAD did not object when Cabinet passed the ordinances, Rajya Sabha MP Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa said that he will not reunite with SAD under the leadership of Sukhbir Badal.

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.

'Nambi Narayanan a below average scientist': Kerala ex-DGP mocks Padma Bhushan awardee

January 26, 2019 9:35 pm

"I had given a compensation suit of Rs 1 crore in which the former DGP is an accused and is undergoing- whatever he says is subjudice and I do not mean to make the same mistake as him," Nambi Narayanan said.


Padma Bhushan awardee Kher shares his joy with differently-abled

February 10, 2016 3:42 pm

Mumbai, Feb 10 (ANI): To observe the fourth death anniversary of his father, Bollywood actor Anupam Kher shared his Padma Bhushan Award with 700 differently-abled children. Talking to the children, he shared that his father used to celebrate his failure with the same amount of joy as his success. He added that he is also starting a new initiative with the name "Anupam Cares", which will be a helpline for disabled and underprivileged children.