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Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Padma Vibhushan


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.

Ilaiyaraaja honoured with Padma Vibhushan

January 25, 2018 8:58 pm

Ilaiyaraaja has mainly composed for Tamil films but has also given music to various Hindi, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam films. In a career spanning over four decades, the legendary composer has given music in over 1000 films.

Dance of Life

May 19, 2016 12:00 am

Bharatanatyam and Kuchipudi exponent Yamini Krishnamurthy, who was recently awarded the Padma Vibhushan, looks back at her journey in dance.

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.

Rajinikanth thanks Centre for choosing him for Padma Vibhushan

February 01, 2016 2:41 pm

Rajinikanth thanked the Centre for choosing him for the prestigious Padma Vibhushan award last week.

Economist’s vision for India: Padma Vibhushan is an unexpected surprise, says Prof Dixit

January 29, 2016 4:32 am

Goes down memory lane, recalls ‘Bombay days’ and his trip to paternal grandfather’s home in Pune.

Dilip Kumar teary eyed as he receives Padma Vibhushan from Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh

December 14, 2015 12:57 pm

Dilip Kumar, known as the "tragedy king of Bollywood", turned emotional today (December 13) when he was presented with Padma Vibhushan by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh.


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.