Articles about Padma Shri

Padma Shri awardee Dogri writer Padma Sachdev passes away

04 Aug 2021

Padma Shri awardee Dogri writer Padma Sachdev passes away

Noted author and Padma Shri awardee Padma Sachdev, the first modern woman poet of Dogri language, passed away at a Mumbai hospital on Wednesday, an official of the Jammu and Kashmir Academy of Art, Culture and Languages said.

"Offensive, hurtful": SPB's son refutes rumors about his medical bills

28 Sep 2020

"Offensive, hurtful": SPB's son refutes rumors about his medical bills

SP Charan, singer-actor and son of legendary playback singer SP Balasubrahmanyam, has refuted the rumors being circulated about his father's hospital bills, terming them as, "offensive and hurtful."

SP Balasubrahmanyam's funeral held with police honors

26 Sep 2020

SP Balasubrahmanyam's funeral held with police honors

Legendary singer SP Balasubrahmanyam's last rites were held in Chennai on Saturday afternoon along with a 72-gun salute by the Tamil Nadu Police.

Paresh Rawal appointed new chairperson of National School of Drama

10 Sep 2020

Paresh Rawal appointed new chairperson of National School of Drama

National Award-winning veteran actor Paresh Rawal (65) has been appointed by President Ram Nath Kovind as the new chairperson of the renowned New Delhi-based theater institute National School of Drama (or the NSD).

Entertainment round-up: Kangana attacks Karan Johar, and more

18 Aug 2020

Entertainment round-up: Kangana attacks Karan Johar, and more

On Tuesday, news in the world of entertainment was about Kangana Ranaut launching a fresh attack at Karan Johar, a major movie announcement, and some more developments in the death case of actor Sushant Singh Rajput.

Classical music legend Pandit Jasraj passes away; Modi condoles death

17 Aug 2020

Classical music legend Pandit Jasraj passes away; Modi condoles death

Legendary classical vocalist Pandit Jasraj has died after suffering a cardiac arrest, his family said in a statement on Monday. He was 90.

Ram Janmabhoomi event: Everything to know about PM's itinerary, attendees

04 Aug 2020

Ram Janmabhoomi event: Everything to know about PM's itinerary, attendees

The much-awaited groundbreaking ceremony in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh, has been adversely affected by the coronavirus situation, forcing the authorities to truncate the guest list.

Harbhajan explains why Punjab government withdrew his Khel Ratna nomination

19 Jul 2020

Harbhajan explains why Punjab government withdrew his Khel Ratna nomination

Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh explained why the Punjab government withdrew his nomination from Khel Ratna award shortlist.

Will return Padma if claims about Sushant are false: Kangana

18 Jul 2020

Will return Padma if claims about Sushant are false: Kangana

Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut has said that she would return her Padma Shri award if she fails to prove the claims that she has made about her former colleague Sushant Singh Rajput's death.

Hockey legend Balbir Singh Senior passes away at 95

25 May 2020

Hockey legend Balbir Singh Senior passes away at 95

Hockey stalwart Balbir Singh Dosanjh passed away on Monday after facing several health issues for over two weeks.

What's it like to live in coronavirus hotspot? Residents reveal

14 Apr 2020

What's it like to live in coronavirus hotspot? Residents reveal

Caught in a war with a microorganism, capable of wiping out countries, the Centre is taking extreme steps, like announcing a nationwide lockdown.

Former Hazoori Ragi of Golden Temple dies, was coronavirus positive

02 Apr 2020

Former Hazoori Ragi of Golden Temple dies, was coronavirus positive

In a sorrowful development, Giani Nirmal Singh, the former Hazroori Ragi of Golden Temple, passed away on Thursday morning, a day after testing positive for coronavirus.

India's five most influential and successful women in finance

05 Mar 2020

India's five most influential and successful women in finance

The world of finance used to be seen as an industry only for men for the longest time. However, that has changed in the last few years.

Javed Akhtar threatened Kangana, said 'apologize' to Hrithik: Rangoli Chandel

19 Feb 2020

Javed Akhtar threatened Kangana, said 'apologize' to Hrithik: Rangoli Chandel

In her latest attack, Kangana Ranaut's sister Rangoli Chandel has claimed that poet/lyricist Javed Akhtar once threatened Kangana Ranaut and asked her to apologize to fellow actor Hrithik Roshan, who the actress infamously had a spat with.

#NewsBytesExclusive: Manu Bhaker hopeful of medal in Tokyo Olympics

13 Feb 2020

#NewsBytesExclusive: Manu Bhaker hopeful of medal in Tokyo Olympics

Indian shooting sensation Manu Bhaker made headlines at the 2019 IISF World Cup when she clinched India's first gold medal in Women's 10m Air Pistol.

We broke barriers: Tusshar Kapoor celebrates single parents of Bollywood

06 Feb 2020

We broke barriers: Tusshar Kapoor celebrates single parents of Bollywood

Bollywood actor and a proud single parent, Tusshar Kapoor on Wednesday took to social media to celebrate what he refers to as the "Single parents club" of Bollywood.

List of celebrities who have recently joined the BJP

30 Jan 2020

List of celebrities who have recently joined the BJP

With the induction of celebrated badminton star Saina Nehwal right ahead of the crucial Delhi Assembly elections, the Centre-ruling BJP has made it clear that it is looking to up its star power.

Rangoli mocks Alia for sending flowers to Kangana; she reacts

29 Jan 2020

Rangoli mocks Alia for sending flowers to Kangana; she reacts

After news broke that actor Kangana Ranaut would be honored with the Padma Shri this year, congratulatory messages from fellow celebrities started pouring in.

11 business personalities who won Padma awards this year

26 Jan 2020

11 business personalities who won Padma awards this year

The Indian government on Saturday announced the names of this year's recipients of the Padma awards.

Who are the two Brazilian women honored with Padma Shri?

26 Jan 2020

Who are the two Brazilian women honored with Padma Shri?

On the eve of the 71st Republic Day (January 25, 2020), the Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India, announced the list of personalities conferred with the Padma Awards this year.

Who all won Padma Shri from film industry?

26 Jan 2020

Who all won Padma Shri from film industry?

The Padma Awards 2020 were announced by the Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India, on Saturday, January 25.

'Indian IdoI': Neha Kakkar gifts Rs. 2 lakh to firefighter

22 Jan 2020

'Indian IdoI': Neha Kakkar gifts Rs. 2 lakh to firefighter

Singer Neha Kakkar, who is one of the judges in the ongoing 11th season of popular singing reality show Indian Idol, has gifted a sum of Rs. 2 lakh to a firefighter during an episode of the show.

FIR lodged against Shabana Azmi's driver for rash driving

19 Jan 2020

FIR lodged against Shabana Azmi's driver for rash driving

A police complaint has been filed against veteran actress Shabana Azmi's driver after the car that the two were traveling in met with a major accident on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway on Saturday afternoon.

Five famous social activists in India you should know about

02 Jan 2020

Five famous social activists in India you should know about

Social activism plays a vital role in bringing about social changes for the betterment of society.

#ThatWas2019: Reliving the achievements of Indian sports

31 Dec 2019

#ThatWas2019: Reliving the achievements of Indian sports

In 2019, the sporting world witnessed numerous top moments, with athletes soaring high as they scripted several achievements.

Legend Mithali Raj felicitated by BCCI in Kolkata: Details here

24 Nov 2019

Legend Mithali Raj felicitated by BCCI in Kolkata: Details here

Former Indian women's captain Mithali Raj was felicitated by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) during the second Test (Day-Night) between India and Bangladesh at Eden Gardens in Kolkata.

Newly discovered spider species named after Sachin Tendulkar

12 Nov 2019

Newly discovered spider species named after Sachin Tendulkar

Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar may have retired six years earlier, however, he is constantly in the spotlight for various reasons.

Happy Birthday Virat Kohli: A look at his amazing records

05 Nov 2019

Happy Birthday Virat Kohli: A look at his amazing records

Indian skipper Virat Kohli turned 31 on Tuesday, as he prepares to script another glorious year of his career.

Bachchan on Dadasaheb Phalke Award win: Deeply grateful and humbled

25 Sep 2019

Bachchan on Dadasaheb Phalke Award win: Deeply grateful and humbled

Amitabh Bachchan, who was "selected unanimously" for the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Award, took to Twitter to express that he feels "deeply grateful and most humbled" for this honor.

Padma Shri music composer Vanraj Bhatia says he is penniless

17 Sep 2019

Padma Shri music composer Vanraj Bhatia says he is penniless

Veteran music composer Vanraj Bhatia, known for films like 36 Chowringhee Lane, Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro, Manthan, Junoon, is facing a hard time these days.

Boxer Mary Kom recommended for Padma Vibhushan: Details here

12 Sep 2019

Boxer Mary Kom recommended for Padma Vibhushan: Details here

India's ace boxer MC Mary Kom became the first woman athlete to be recommended for the prestigious Padma Vibhushan award.

Five Chartered Accountants in India who became successful CEOs

04 Aug 2019

Five Chartered Accountants in India who became successful CEOs

In India, Chartered Accountancy (CA) is one of the most sought-after career options. The three-level CA program is offered by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI).

India's five most influential and successful women in finance

16 Jul 2019

India's five most influential and successful women in finance

The world of finance used to be seen as an industry only for men for the longest time. However, that has changed in the last few years.

Five famous and successful alumni of IIM-Ahmedabad to know about

12 Jul 2019

Five famous and successful alumni of IIM-Ahmedabad to know about

The Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) are the most sought-after business schools in the country that provide quality management education.

Five doctors turned entrepreneurs in India to know about

11 Jul 2019

Five doctors turned entrepreneurs in India to know about

Becoming a doctor is the dream of many youngsters and it is one of the most sought-after professions in the country.

Five famous alumni of IIT Kanpur you should know about

06 Jul 2019

Five famous alumni of IIT Kanpur you should know about

The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are the country's premier engineering institutes that are recognized as centers of academic excellence in science and technology.

Indian women Chartered Accountants who are ruling the business world

13 Jun 2019

Indian women Chartered Accountants who are ruling the business world

Chartered Accountancy (CA) is one of the most sought-after and toughest professional courses in India.

Noted actor Girish Karnad passes away at 81, tributes follow

10 Jun 2019

Noted actor Girish Karnad passes away at 81, tributes follow

On Monday, noted actor and accomplished playwright Girish Karnad passed away. He was 81.

Proud to follow on Sushma Swaraj's footsteps: Foreign Minister Jaishankar

01 Jun 2019

Proud to follow on Sushma Swaraj's footsteps: Foreign Minister Jaishankar

Newly-appointed External Affairs Minister, Dr. Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, in his first tweet after taking charge, said that he was "proud to follow on the footsteps" of senior BJP leader and his predecessor Sushma Swaraj.

Naveen Patnaik takes oath as Odisha CM for fifth time

29 May 2019

Naveen Patnaik takes oath as Odisha CM for fifth time

Biju Janata Dal (BJD) head Naveen Patnaik took oath as Chief Minister of Odisha on Wednesday. This is the fifth time the 72-year-old was sworn-in as the CM of the coastal state.