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Saturday, November 27, 2021

Padma Vibhushan


From a runaway beggar to Padma Shri awardee, the life of Karnataka transgender dancer Manjamma Jogathi

November 10, 2021 3:09 pm

As her name was called, Manjamma, draped in a saree went up to the President and in a unique gesture, took the fringe of the saree towards President of India Ram Nath Kovind to wish him good luck.

Sudarshan Sahoo awarded Padma Vibhushan; know about the veteran sculptor

November 09, 2021 3:18 pm

"He is a sculptor with seven decades of experience in stone and wood in classical style sculpture. He has been making constant efforts to promote Indian classical sculptures all over the world," Rashtrapati Bhavan said in a tweet.

Hindustani classical singer Pandit Chhannulal Mishra conferred with Padma Vibhushan

November 08, 2021 8:49 pm

While he has sung many bhajans and ghazals, one of his most popular songs in Bollywood remains 'Sans Albeli' from the movie 'Aarakshan'

Maulana Wahiduddin Khan dies

April 22, 2021 11:57 am

The 96-year-old scholar, who was honoured with the Padma Bhushan in 2000, was awarded the Padma Vibhushan this year.

Illustrator Narayan Debnath, sculptor Sudarshan Sahoo among recipients of Padma Awards

January 26, 2021 10:12 am

The Union Home Ministry said the President has approved the conferment of 119 Padma awards -- seven Padma Vibhushan, 10 Padma Bhushan and 102 Padma Shri. Padma Vibhushan is India's second-highest civilian award

Punjab born Indian-American Sikh scientist gets Padma Vibhushan posthumously

January 26, 2021 10:14 am

With more than 100 patents throughout his career, his research works lasers, fibre optics, solar energy etc, Narinder Singh Kapany was a distinguished Indian-American Sikh scientist who also had great interest in Sikh art and philanthropy activities.

Remembering George Fernandes: A selfless politician

February 18, 2020 5:56 pm

Fernandes shunned publicity as regards his private life to the extent that he never bothered to clarify or share with press the true facts of the Tehelkasting, for which he was pilloried.

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.

Former ISRO chief Krishnaswamy Kasturirangan to take over as NIIT University chairperson

November 24, 2019 1:39 pm

K Kasturirangan succeeds former Member of Parliament Karan Singh as the new chairperson of the NIIT University. He has also served as the Chancellor of Central University of Rajasthan.

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.


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.