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Padma Awards 2022: Sonu Nigam, Victor Banerjee And Others Win The Prestigious Award

Padma Awards 2022: Sonu Nigam, Victor Banerjee And Others Win The Prestigious Award

Singer Sonu Nigam, actor Victor Banerjee, Marathi singer Sulochana Chavan, singer Madhuri Barthwal, musician Ballesh Bhajantri and filmmaker Chandraprakash Dwivedi won awards at the Padma awards ceremony.

29 March 2022
Padma Awards 2022: Covaxin Maker, Kalyan Singh Awarded, Find Full List Of 128 Recipients

Padma Awards 2022: Covaxin Maker, Kalyan Singh Awarded, Find Full List Of 128 Recipients

This year, 128 Padma awards are being presented and the first civil investiture ceremony was held on March 21 during which 54 personalities were given the...

28 March 2022

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella’s Son Zain Nadella Passes Away At 26

Nadella, who took over as the CEO of Microsoft in 2014, has been engaged in designing products that can serve individuals with disabilities better.

Loyalists Want Padma Winner Ghulam Nabi Azad As Next J&K CM

Loyalists Want Padma Winner Ghulam Nabi Azad As Next J&K CM

Azad's fans define him as someone who is above parochial politics and one who believes in the unity of Hindu, Muslim, Sikh and Dalits.

28 January 2022

Padma Shri Recipient Lalita Vakil Devoted Her Life To ‘Chamba Rumal’

Married at 15, Lalita Vakil put her life in ‘Chamba Rumal’ – a world ranking Himalayan embroidery.

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26 January 2022
Here Are The Indian Film Personalities To Have Been Awarded Padma Awards This Year

Here Are The Indian Film Personalities To Have Been Awarded Padma Awards This Year

President Ram Nath Kovind approved the names of 128 Padma Award recipients on Tuesday. Veteran actor Victor Banerjee, playback singer Sonu Nigam, and filmmaker...


26 January 2022
Victor Banerjee | An Artiste, A Legend 

Victor Banerjee | An Artiste, A Legend 

Ray, Polanski, David Lean – Victor Banerjee's celluloid repertoire stood out from the start as he chose to play character roles than succumbing to the easy...


26 January 2022
Patnaik Congratulates Padma Awardees From Odisha, COVID-19 Vaccine Manufacturers

Patnaik Congratulates Padma Awardees From Odisha, COVID-19 Vaccine Manufacturers

The Padma awards, considered the highest civilian awards of the country, will be conferred by the President at a ceremonial function in Rashtrapati Bhawan in...


26 January 2022
Jamia's First Female V-C Conferred With Padma Shri

Jamia's First Female V-C Conferred With Padma Shri

Najma Akhtar holds the distinction of being the first woman vice-chancellor of the university, and probably also the first VC of any central university in the...


26 January 2022
Padma Awards 2022 | Behind Centre’s Surprise Choice Of CPI(M)’s Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee

Padma Awards 2022 | Behind Centre’s Surprise Choice Of CPI(M)’s Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee

Bengal’s last leftist chief minister declined the award in a brief statement soon after he was notified. Supporters of the BJP, on the other hand, blamed the...


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25 January 2022
Padma Awards 2022 | A Star-Packed List Of 128 Winners

Padma Awards 2022 | A Star-Packed List Of 128 Winners

‘Padma Vibhushan’ is awarded for exceptional and distinguished service; ‘Padma Bhushan’ for distinguished service of high order and ‘Padma Shri’...


25 January 2022
NEWSFLASH: Ex-CM Of Bengal Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Rejects Padma Bhushan

NEWSFLASH: Ex-CM Of Bengal Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Rejects Padma Bhushan

Former West Bengal CM Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee says he will not accept the Padma Bhushan award.


25 January 2022
Padma Awards 2022: Gen Bipin Rawat, Ex-CM Buddhadeb, Google CEO Sundar Pichai Named For Padma Awards

Padma Awards 2022: Gen Bipin Rawat, Ex-CM Buddhadeb, Google CEO Sundar Pichai Named For Padma Awards

General Bipin Rawat awarded Padma Vibhushan, Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad gets Padma Bhushan.


21 January 2022
Gauhati HC Cancels Bail Of Padma Shri Awardee For Alleged Child Sexual Abuse

Gauhati HC Cancels Bail Of Padma Shri Awardee For Alleged Child Sexual Abuse

Uddhab Kumar Bharali, a Padma Shri awardee's bail has been cancelled by the Gauhati High Court for alleged sexual abuse of a minor girl he was fostering.


09 November 2021
MC Mary Kom, PV Sindhu, Oinam Bembem Conferred With Padma Awards

MC Mary Kom, PV Sindhu, Oinam Bembem Conferred With Padma Awards

The Padma awards are given in three categories - Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri - and announced annually on the eve of Republic Day.


27 July 2021
Govt To Recommend Names Of Doctors, Healthcare Workers As Padma Awards Prospects: Delhi CM

Govt To Recommend Names Of Doctors, Healthcare Workers As Padma Awards Prospects: Delhi CM

A search and screening committee headed by Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia will take the final call on the list of recommendations.


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26 January 2021
Better Than Never: PT Usha's Coach O M Nambiar Talks About 'Late'  Padma Recognition

Better Than Never: PT Usha's Coach O M Nambiar Talks About 'Late' Padma Recognition

PT Usha was conferred the Padma Shri in 1985 while O M Nambiar, presented the Dronacharya that year, had to wait for another 36 years before the nation's...


25 January 2021
SP Balasubramaniam Honoured With Padma Vibhushan; Tarun Gogoi Named For Padma Bhushan

SP Balasubramaniam Honoured With Padma Vibhushan; Tarun Gogoi Named For Padma Bhushan

President Ram Nath Kovind approved the conferment of 119 Padma awards --seven Padma Vibhushan, 10 Padma Bhushan and 102 Padma Shri


26 January 2021
72nd Republic Day: Mouma Das, Six Other Sportspersons Awarded Padma Shri

72nd Republic Day: Mouma Das, Six Other Sportspersons Awarded Padma Shri

Every year, the award winners are announced on the eve of Republic Day. The Padma awardees are felicitated by the President of India


15 December 2020
Padma Vibhushan Awardee Aerospace Scientist Roddam Narasimha Dies At 87

Padma Vibhushan Awardee Aerospace Scientist Roddam Narasimha Dies At 87

Eminent aerospace scientist died after suffering a brain haemorrhage


17 June 2020
AIFF To Send Football Great IM Vijayan's Name For Padma Shri Award

AIFF To Send Football Great IM Vijayan's Name For Padma Shri Award

IM Vijayan formed a prolific strike partnership for India alongside Bhaichung Bhutia and helped the team score various vital goals in international tournaments


26 January 2020
How Does It Even Work? Wrestler Vinesh Phogat Questions Padma Awards List

How Does It Even Work? Wrestler Vinesh Phogat Questions Padma Awards List

Vinesh Phogat questioned the government's decision and said that deserving athletes were left out of the Padma awards list


26 January 2020
Republic Day 2020: Meet The Unsung Heroes Who Have Been Conferred With Padma Awards

Republic Day 2020: Meet The Unsung Heroes Who Have Been Conferred With Padma Awards

Jagdish Lal Ahuja, who serves free food to patients and attendants outside PGI hospital in Chandigarh, and Mohammed Sharif, who has performed last rites of...


25 January 2020
India Gives 141 Padma Awards On Republic Day, Former Union Ministers, Bollywood Celebs Among Awardees

India Gives 141 Padma Awards On Republic Day, Former Union Ministers, Bollywood Celebs Among Awardees

Late Union Ministers Arun Jaitley, Sushma Swaraj and George Fernandes given Padma Vibhushan, Manohar Parrikar Gets Padma Bhushan.


25 January 2020
Padma Awards: Mary Kom To Be Conferred Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan For PV Sindhu

Padma Awards: Mary Kom To Be Conferred Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan For PV Sindhu

Eight sportspersons were named for the prestigious Padma awards on the eve of the 2020 Republic Day, and they are Mary Kom (Padma Vibhushan), P V Sindhu (Padma...


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