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PADMA SHRI AWARDEE NEWS

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.

'IAS officer and wife of Delhi power secy among those who invested in tax haven'

October 17, 2013 1:07 am

They are among 612 Indians whose names were published in a global media exposé.

Odissi dancer says Puri priests manhandled her

July 22, 2013 2:00 am

The nine-day Rath Yatra ended on July 18.

Armed for Success

August 02, 2012 6:40 am

In one of Punjab’s most backward districts,young women dream of a career and an identity of their own in the Indian security forces

Sabavala Fetches Record Sum at Bonhams

June 09, 2012 2:23 am

It was the last stage of Padma Shri awardee Jehangir Sabavala’s artistic career — “a celebration of the stylised human figure as pilgrim,wanderer and survivor of cataclysm”,as independent curator Ranjit Hoskote puts it — which marked the latest Bonhams’ annual summer sale of Modern and Contemporary South Asian art.

Sabavala Fetches Record Sum at Bonhams

June 09, 2012 12:17 am

It was the last stage of Padma Shri awardee Jehangir Sabavala artistic career a celebration of the stylised human figure as pilgrim,wanderer and survivor of cataclysm.

PADMA SHRI AWARDEE VIDEOS

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.