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'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.

Govt announces Padma Awards 2019: Here is the full list

January 26, 2019 8:21 am

Twenty-one of the awardees are women, 11 persons are from the category of foreigners/NRI/PIO/OCI; there are three posthumous awardees and one transgender person.

Kidambi Srikanth, Somdev Devvarman felicitated with Padma Shri by President Ram Nath Kovind

March 21, 2018 9:25 am

Badminton player Kidambi Srikanth, former tennis player Somdev Devvarman and former Paralympian Murlikant Petkar were conferred with the Padma Shri at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on Tuesday.

Teaching science the way no textbook can, toymaker Arvind Gupta gets Padma Shri

January 30, 2018 11:20 am

Gupta dismisses Union minister Satyapal Singh’s statement that Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution of man was not scientific as “silly”. “These statements do not encourage science,” Gupta said

Getting Padma award with Rajinikanth exciting: Priyanka Chopra

April 12, 2016 9:24 pm

Priyanka Chopra says getting Padma award is more special for her because she bagged it with Tamil superstar Rajinikanth.


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.