Wednesday, Feb 01, 2023

padma shri


Hope other artistes working to promote indigenous art get inspired: Padma Shri awardee from Mizoram

January 30, 2023 2:07 pm

Nick named as 'Queen of Mizo folk song', Runremsangi was awarded 'Sangeet Natak Akademi Award' in 2017 for her contributions to the field of music.

‘Don’t know what Padma award means’: Preserver of indigenous rice ploughs a lonely furrow

January 28, 2023 11:40 am

For two decades, Cheruvayal Raman – known locally as nellachan or the father of rice – has been collecting and sowing the indigenous rice varieties on his three-acre plot in Wayanad’s Kammana village.

Padma Awards 2023: Meet awardees honoured in the field of art

January 26, 2023 12:27 pm

From tabla maestro Ustad Zakir Hussain to singer Vani Jairam, here are some of the Padma awardees who are recognised for their distinguished work in the field of art and culture

Gurcharan Singh 'Guchi paaji', doyen of Delhi cricket coaching, honoured with Padma Shri

January 26, 2023 9:44 pm

A Dronacharya Awardee, he richly deserves the Padma Shri being bestowed on him by the Indian Government for his selfless service to the game. He has spent all his life faithfully serving cricket.

Sir Ganga Ram specialist in genetic medicine Dr IC Verma wins Padma Shri

January 26, 2023 7:26 am

From 1967 till 1996, he worked at AlIMS where he established himself as a professor of pediatrics and the head of the genetic department. Later, this unit got recognition as WHO collaborating centre in genetics for creditable performance.

MM Keeravani, SM Krishna, Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, KM Birla: Full list of 2023 Padma Awardees

January 26, 2023 4:54 am

The Padma Awards are India’s highest civilian honours after the Bharat Ratna, seeking to “recognize achievements in all fields of activities or disciplines where an element of public service is involved".

Odisha: Sick Padma Sri awardee 'forced' to dance inside hospital

September 02, 2022 1:24 pm

“I never wanted to dance but was forced to do it. I repeatedly denied, but she (social worker Mamata Behera) did not listen. I was sick and got tired,” Kamala Pujari told television channels in Koraput district from where she hails.

Texas governor reappoints Indian-American to top university position

June 14, 2022 10:22 am

The appointee, Ashok A K Mago, is a recipient of the Pravasi Bhartiya Samman in 2010 and Padma Shri in 2014. He was instrumental in founding of the Senate India Caucus, which is the only country specific caucus in the United States Senate.

‘Moosewala could even get Padma Shri’: Activists condemn singer’s murder, call for tougher laws against gun culture

May 30, 2022 5:39 pm

Dharennavar was among the several activists who had complained against Sidhu Moosewala over depicting gun culture in his songs.

Padma Awards 2022: Meet awardees conferred in the field of art for their distinguished contribution

March 29, 2022 3:31 pm

This year, the list includes 4 Padma Vibhushans, 17 Padma Bhushans and 107 Padma Shris


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.