Friday, Sep 24, 2021

Padma Shri

Carnatic Music Maestro Avasarala Lauded By Congress In US

Aug 10, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Wishing to honour the life and talent of Avasarala Kanyakumari Kanyakumari, a revered master violinist, composer, and teacher in the Indian Carnatic musical tradition, the Indian American lawmaker said the Indian government recognised her talent and contributions to Indian music and culture with the Padma Shri Award in 2015.

Padma Shree Nominee, Who Has Cremated Over 25,000 Bodies, Can't Afford Treatment Due To Poverty

Feb 23, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Mohammad Shareef, also known as 'messiah of lawarais lashen', has been bed-ridden at his home in Mohalla Khirki Ali Beg in Ayodhya.

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 fourth highest civillian honour came his way

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

Jan 25, 2021 PTI

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

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

21 February, 2020

Odisha Adopts Champion's Vision to Safeguard its Biodiversity

Charupadma Pati

An inspiring story of an economist turned environmentalist who has been showing the way to sustainable agriculture, forest conservation and proper use of natural resources

18 February, 2020

Remembering Wendell Rodricks

Lachmi Deb Roy

Wendell Rodricks’s partner writes an emotional note on Instagram thanking all his friends and well wishers

29 January, 2020

'Let Them React How They Want To': Alia's Reply To Rangoli Chandel's Tweet Mocking Her For Congratulating Kangana

Outlook Web Bureau

Alia Bhatt recently congratulated Kangana Ranaut after the announcement of the latter being conferred Padma Shri, to which Rangoli replied,'Look, Alia has also sent flowers. I don’t know about Kangana but I am really enjoying it.'

26 January, 2020

Ekta Kapoor, Kangana Ranaut, Karan Johar Recieve Padma Shri; Thank Fans, Friends On Social Media

Outlook Web Bureau

From Karan Johar to singer Adnan Sami, here is what the Bollywood celebs have to say on being conferred Padma Shri.

26 January, 2020

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 over 25,000 unclaimed bodies are among unsung heroes awarded the coveted Padma Shri award this year

25 January, 2020

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


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 Bhushan), Zaheer Khan, Rani Rampal, M P Ganesh, Jitu Rai, Bembem Oinam and Tarundeep Rai -- all Padma Shri

14 December, 2019

CBI Books Bharatanatyam Dancer and Padma Shree Awardee Leela Samson Over Alleged Irregularities


Leela Samson, a Padma Shree awardee and also a former chairperson of CBFC, has been booked for alleged "unfruitful expenditure" of Rs 7.02 crore on the renovation of Koothambalam auditorium of Kalakshetra Foundation, Chennai.

24 June, 2019

Padma Shri Award Did Not Help Me, People Are Not Giving Me Any Work: 'Canal Man Of Odisha' Daitari Naik

Outlook Web Bureau

70- year-old Dharaitri Naik gained prominence, when he carved out a three-kilometre canal from the Gonasika mountains so that the water stream could irrigate the parched land below, in the wake of lack of water in his village, that caused a major trouble to him and to the people in his village.

11 March, 2019

President Kovind Confers Padma Awards On 47 'Inspiring' Personalities

Outlook Web Bureau

The Padma Awards - one of the highest civilian awards of the country -- are conferred in three categories: the Padma Vibhushan, the Padma Bhushan and the Padma Shri.

03 February, 2019

Filmmaker Aribam Syam Sharma Returns Padma Shri To Protest Citizenship Bill

Outlook Web Bureau

The Citizenship Amendment Bill aims to allow non-Muslim from Bangladesh, Afghanistan and Pakistan to apply for Indian citizenship within six years of entering India.

28 January, 2019

My Sister Has A Right To Do Whatever She Desires: Patnaik On Gita Mehta Declining Padma Award

Outlook Web Bureau

Mehta had been named for the Padma Shri in the 'Foreigners' category for her outstanding contribution to the field of art and literature.

26 January, 2019

BJP’s Political Calculations Behind Bharat Ratna To Pranab Mukherjee, Bhupen Hazarika

Rajat Roy

The awardees for the year were announced on the eve of India's 70th Republic Day.

Photo Gallery

Rajput community members hold swords as they pay tribute at the statue of last Dogra monarch Maharaja Hari Singh on his birth anniversary, in Jammu.

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A boat passes through a canal as farmers look on during the launch of Vellayani Farmers' Producer Company, in Thiruvananthapuram. As part of the Union Government's new farm policy, the collective will mobilise farmers...

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Activists of Raza Academy protest against the opening of cinema halls in the holy city Madina of Saudi Arabia, in Mumbai.

PTI Photo/Kunal Patil

(R to L) Mayors Shyam Sundar Aggarwal (East Delhi), Mukesh Suryan (South Delhi) and Raja Iqbal Singh (North Delhi) address a joint press conference at Dr SPM Civic Centre, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist

Police personnel inspect the blast site at New Tharagupet area in Benagaluru.

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