Padma Bhushan: News
04 Feb 2023Bollywood
Veteran singer and Padma Bhushan awardee, Vani Jairam, was found dead at her residence in Chennai on Saturday (February 4), said media reports.
25 Jan 2023Central Government
The central government on Wednesday released a list of 106 Padma awards including six Padma Vibhushan, nine Padma Bhushan, and 91 Padma Shri.
03 Dec 2022Sundar Pichai
Google CEO Sundar Pichai has been conferred the Padma Bhushan, India's third-highest civilian award, in the Trade and Industry category.
26 Jan 2022Kapil Sibal
Senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Tuesday took a jibe at his own party after veteran leader Ghulam Nabi Azad was conferred with the Padma Bhushan award.
26 Jan 2022West Bengal
Former West Bengal Chief Minister and veteran leader Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee on Tuesday refused to accept the Padma Bhushan, India's third-highest civilian award.
25 Jan 2022Bipin Rawat
The central government on Tuesday announced Padma Awards a day ahead of the 73rd Republic Day.
25 Jan 2021Republic Day
On the eve of India's 72nd Republic Day on Monday, the Union Home Ministry announced a list of honors to police officers, defense personnel, among others.
03 Dec 2020Hindustan Unilever Limited
In a tragic piece of news, Dharampal Gulati, the owner of MDH Spices, passed away this morning at the age of 97.
26 Jan 2020Padma Shri
The Indian government on Saturday announced the names of this year's recipients of the Padma awards.
17 Oct 2019Indian Army
When it comes to Indian hockey, the only player that can come to one's mind at the first glance is none other than Major Dhyan Chand, who played a revolutionary role in the nation's success.
19 Aug 2019Dilip Kumar
Renowned music composer Mohammed Zahur Khayyam, who is known for his work in Kabhi Kabhie, Umrao Jaan etc., passed away today in Mumbai. He was 92.
09 Aug 2019Mumbai
Padma Bhushan recipient and renowned music composer Khayyam was rushed to a Mumbai hospital few days back following a lung infection.
26 Jul 2019India
Chartered Accountancy (CA) is one of the most sought-after and toughest professional courses in the country.
13 Jul 2019India
The Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) are the most sought-after business schools in the country that provide quality management education and IIM-Bangalore (IIM-B) is considered one of the best ones.
10 Jun 2019Padma Shri
On Monday, noted actor and accomplished playwright Girish Karnad passed away. He was 81.
06 Jun 2019Wipro
Wipro founder and business tycoon Azim Premji will retire from the company on July 30, 2019.
18 May 2019India
Becoming a doctor is the dream of many students and it is one of the most sought-after professions in the country too.
26 Feb 2019Padma Shri
The National War Memorial was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday in New Delhi.
04 Feb 2019Uddhav Thackeray
Days after he launched a hunger strike demanding implementation of the The Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, social crusader Anna Hazare has now said that he will return his Padma Bhushan if his demands aren't met by February 8.
27 Jan 2019Pakistan News
Among the 112 distinguished people who were conferred with Padma awards on Friday, was the man whom we have seen a million times on our TV screens.
01 Dec 2018Mumbai
Indian painter, sculptor, film maker and Padma Bhushan recipient Tyeb Mehta's painting Durga Mahisasura Mardini was sold for $2.9 million (Rs. 20.49 crore) at Boundless India, Sotheby's inaugural auction in Mumbai yesterday evening.
04 Nov 2018Ayodhya
Temples are meant to promote harmony and there shouldn't be any objection to Ram Mandir at Ayodhya which is the Lord's birthplace, American Hindu teacher and author David Frawley said.
16 Oct 2018India
With its ascend in India, #MeToo has exposed what life is for women in the country, and now another renowned personality has found his name in the wall of shame.
13 Oct 2018Venkaiah Naidu
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu yesterday released a biography of late Anumolu Ramakrishna, a pioneer in the application of innovative systems and construction techniques in the Indian construction sector.
13 Oct 2018Madhya Pradesh
Annapurna Devi, the doyenne of classical Hindustani music, died at Breach Candy Hospital in Mumbai early Saturday.
12 Oct 2018India
On Thursday, the Union government announced that close to 50,000 nominations for the Padma Awards 2019 had been received by the September 15 deadline, marking almost a 40% increase from the number of nominations received in 2017.
18 Sep 2018India
India's first woman IAS officer post-Independence, Anna Rajam Malhotra, died at her residence in suburban Andheri in Mumbai yesterday, her family sources said. She was 91.
17 Aug 2018Padma Shri
The late Atal Bihari Vajpayee, a connoisseur of poetry and music, was a fan of the 88-year-old Hindustani classical-vocalist Pandit Jasraj and called him '"Rasraj" (King of Rasas).
15 Aug 2018Pakistan News
Four years after the death of the legendary Khushwant Singh, a new book brings together some of his finest writings on his native land Punjab.
13 Aug 2018India
In a bid to promote a scientific mindset and temper among young Indians, ISRO is set to launch its own TV channel.
22 Jul 2018Supreme Court Of India
Noted Hindi poet Gopal Das 'Neeraj', who passed away on July 19, had sought mercy killing, a letter sent to Aligarh district magistrate reveals.
07 Jun 2018Bangkok
Veteran actor Anupam Kher will be awarded the prestigious Lifetime Achievement honor at the upcoming International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards ceremony in Bangkok.
20 May 2018Delhi High Court
Rohita Jaidka, former woman executive director of Air India, who was accused of stealing a painting by renowned artist Jatin Das, has moved the Delhi HC challenging AI's decision to suspend her post-retirement benefits.
15 May 2018Karnataka
Before Karnataka went to vote on May 12, the state was home to political heavyweights like Narendra Modi, Amit Shah, and Rahul Gandhi. Even Sonia Gandhi came to Karnataka streets to connect with citizens, for the first time after two years.
11 May 2018India
The 100th birth anniversary of legendary classical dancer Mrinalini Sarabhai was celebrated today by search engine giant Google with a colourful doodle on its India homepage.
02 Apr 2018India
Former Indian skipper MS Dhoni is set to receive the Padma Bhushan award from the President of India on Monday in the capital.
26 Feb 2018Mumbai
Noted architect Hafeez Contractor has reportedly offered to design 19 stations across the country, including several in Mumbai free of charge, as part of a redevelopment project being rolled out by the Railways.
02 Feb 2018India
How does one eulogize a writer who penned his own obituary and epitaph in his prime?
25 Oct 2017Kolkata
Eminent classical singer Girija Devi, the 'Queen of Thumri', passed away in Kolkata yesterday after a cardiac arrest. She was 88.
19 May 2017India
Ruskin Bond, the well loved Indian-born British author of popular short-stories and fiction turned 83 today.
31 Mar 2017Virat Kohli
The Padma awards, announced earlier this year, were handed out to 39 of total 89 awardees, at a ceremony held at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on Thursday.
18 Mar 2017Arjuna Award
Olympic shooter Abhinav Bindra opened up about a serious neurological-medical condition he suffered from in 2014.
28 Dec 2016Navi Mumbai
Seizure of new currency notes continues to make headlines as police seized Rs.45 lakh in Rs.2000 currency notes from Thane, on Tuesday.
13 Sep 2016Business
Ending all the speculation around his succession, L&T's Chairman AM Naik said that SN Subrahmanyan, the Dy. Managing Director and President of the company would take over after him.