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Padma Shri awardee


Padma Shri awardee removed from govt accommodation as eviction starts

April 28, 2022 2:25 pm

Among them is 91-year-old Odissi dance exponent Guru Mayadhar Raut, who was awarded a Padma Shri – the country’s fourth highest civilian honour – in 2010 by the President for his significant role in giving Odissi its classical status.

‘I grew up watching him help people’: Family, disciples remember Padma Shri awardee Dr Balaji Tambe

January 28, 2022 7:50 am

🔴 Dr Tambe received the honour posthumously on Republic Day eve, for his work in the medical domain. His son, Sanjay Tambe, said that the family was excited when they heard the news but a part of them missed their father and wished it had happened when he was around.

Lot more to do, research underway on chronic renal failure in farmers, Alzheimer’s disease: Padma Shri Awardee Dr Bawaskar

January 28, 2022 7:58 am

🔴 His path-breaking work on deaths caused by the sting of the red scorpion was published in the 1980s in the Lancet journal and led to a deep interest in scorpion stings and snakebites.

'Ache din for entire Jamdani community', says weaver who gifted sari to PM Modi at Padma Awards

November 13, 2021 5:00 pm

PM Narendra Modi thanked Bengal weaver and Padma Shri awardee Biren Kumar Basak in a tweet after he presented him a sari that shows him addressing the nation

Padma Shri awardee Dogri writer Padma Sachdev passes away

August 04, 2021 2:57 pm

She authored many books in Dogri and Hindi, and her poetry collections, including 'Meri Kavita Mere Geet', won her the Sahitya Akademi Award in 1971.

Environmentalist and organic farming proponent Radha Mohan dies at 78

June 11, 2021 6:25 pm

Mohan was suffering from bronchial asthma along with other comorbidities and was admitted to the hospital earlier this week after his health deteriorated.

KK Aggarwal, doctor who put patients first till very end, dies of Covid

May 19, 2021 1:18 am

The 62-year-old was admitted to AIIMS for the past several days and was on ventilator support since last week.

Sindhi sarangi player and vocalist Lakha Khan on winning the Padma Shri and living alongside caste discrimination for years

January 30, 2021 10:12 am

From Raneri, a small village near Jodhpur, Lakha Khan is among a handful of musicians who still play the rare instrument

The 6 Padma

February 04, 2019 4:04 am

On the eve of Republic Day this year, President of India conferred the Padma Awards, one of the highest civilian awards, to 112 people from various disciplines. Out of the 94 Padma Shri awardees, six were from Gujarat. The Indian Express profiles the six personalities — from a farmer to a folk art historian

Shore Stopper

May 20, 2014 11:29 pm

The sand artist talks about his five-foot sculpture of Satyajit Ray at Cannes 2014 and a black Taj Mahal.


Sudarsan Pattnaik draws sand sculpture to welcome General Budget

February 29, 2016 6:05 am

Puri (Odisha), Feb 29 (ANI): Renowned artist Sudarsan Pattnaik drew a sand sculpture at the Puri beach of Odisha on the eve of General Budget 2016-17. Patnaik drew a similar sand art earlier to welcome the Rail Budget. The Padma Shri awardee artist, who has won many international and national awards, always tries to give a social message through his sand art.