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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.

Folk singer named for Padma Shri at protest against CAA

January 27, 2020 9:34 pm

The cultural programme, Ek Shaam Samvidhan Ke Naam, was held to “celebrate constitutional values” in support of the anti-CAA protests. The event began with a painting session by children. The programme included performances by singers and poets.

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.

Padma Shri honour for Kangana Ranaut, Karan Johar, Ekta Kapoor among others

January 26, 2020 9:00 am

Padma Shri awardees: Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut dedicated the Padma Shri award 'to every woman who dares to dream'.

'Unable to laugh in these times': Urdu satirist Mujtaba Hussain to return Padma Shri

December 18, 2019 3:52 pm

The humourist, who has witnessed World War II and Partition, said the present times cannot be compared with any of those he has witnessed in the past.

Pune: Padma Shri awardee picks up spade, turns rocky land into greenfield

June 13, 2019 9:49 am

Shekhar Sen said he now invites groups of farmers from around Lonavala to his farm and teaches them methods of trapping water and ways to keep wild pigs, crabs and rabbits in check.

Nomination process for Padma awards begins

May 29, 2019 10:27 pm

The last date for nominations is September 15. The nominations or recommendations for the Padma awards will be received online only on the Padma portal (

Manipuri filmmaker returns Padma award in protest against Citizenship Bill

February 04, 2019 3:22 am

The identity and culture of Manipur will be pushed to the brink of extinction, similar to that of Tripura, if the Bill becomes a law, the Aribam Shyam Sharma said.

Writer Gita Mehta, Naveen Patnaik's sister, turns down Padma Shri; cites timing before polls

January 26, 2019 10:04 am

Mehta is the sister of Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and daughter of former CM Biju Patnaik. Based in New York, Mehta has authored several books.


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.