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Fruit vendor who put aside savings to travel and raise funds receives Padma Shri

November 13, 2021 11:45 pm

A question in English that he couldn’t answer steeled Hajabba’s resolve to get a govt school for his village. The fruit vendor who put aside savings to travel and raise funds is now a Padma Shri, and a hero for Harekala.

Withdraw Kangana’s National Award, Padma Shri, say MVA leaders

November 13, 2021 2:12 am

AICC general secretary Tariq Anwar said the actor had insulted the entire country and those who fought for its freedom. State BJP chief Chandrakant Patil, meanwhile, also said that the actor's statement was wrong.

PGIMER’s former dean awarded Padma Shri for contribution to medicine

November 09, 2021 5:03 pm

Prof Digambar Behera has a clinical experience of over 40 years and was associated with PGIMER Chandigarh till April this year.

Padma Shri recipient Dr Ashok Panagariya dies of post-Covid complications

June 11, 2021 10:22 pm

Dr Ashok Panagariya was on ventilator support for the past several days at a private hospital.

Goan artist Laxman Pai passes away at 95

March 15, 2021 12:11 am

In recognition of his work, Pai was awarded several honours, including the Padma Bhushan, Padma Shri, Nehru Award and Lalit Kala Akademi Award.

Malayalam poet Vishnunarayanan Namboothiri passes away

February 25, 2021 3:22 pm

Namboothiri, 81, one of the widely acclaimed poets of contemporary Malayalam literature, was awarded the Padma Shri in 2014.

Child bride to bridalwear designer: The story of Manipur’s newest Padma Shri

January 28, 2021 9:21 pm

The 88-year-old, who, by her own admission, has lost count of the number of brides she has designed or draped, is to be honoured with the Padma Shri, the country’s fourth-highest civilian award, this year.

Mother to 80 abandoned girls, Punjab social worker is awarded Padma Shri

January 26, 2021 4:08 am

Speaking to The Indian Express on phone, Parkash Kaur confirmed that she had received a call from a Union ministry. The 63-year-old, who herself was abandoned by her biological parents, said the award had increased her responsibility towards society manifold.

AIFF recommends IM Vijayan for Padma Shri

June 17, 2020 2:27 pm

The 51-year-old former India striker, who has scored 40 goals in 79 matches for India since making his debut in early 90s. He was awarded the Arjuna award in 2003. He was also awarded the Indian 'Player of the Year' in 1993, 1997 and 1999.

Bina Das: 21-yr-old who shot Bengal Governor got Padma Shri, but died in penury

March 08, 2020 6:11 am

Women's Day special: In her own memoir, translated from Bengali by Dhira Dhar, Das mentions how deeply “Subhas babu” was inspired by her father and was a regular visitor to her parents’ home.


Padma awards 2019: Bajrang Punia, Mohanlal, Prabhu Deva among noted winners

March 12, 2019 10:15 am

President Ram Nath Kovind conferred the 2019 Padma awards, one of the highest civilian honors, on March 11. The awards were given in three categories: Padma Vibhushan (for exceptional and distinguished service), Padma Bhushan (distinguished service of higher order) and Padma Shri (distinguished service).

Rajinikanth, Dhirubhai Ambani, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar: Complete list of Padma awardees 2015

January 25, 2016 4:01 pm

Rajinikanth, Dhirubhai Ambani, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, Priyanka Chopra, Sania Mirza are among the Padma awardees this year. Here is a look at this year Padma awardees.