Articles about Padma Shri

Sachin Tendulkar launches gymnast Dipa Karmakar's biography

23 Jan 2019

Sachin Tendulkar launches gymnast Dipa Karmakar's biography

Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar launched a book on gymnast Dipa Karmakar at an event in Mumbai.

AICTE to stop setting up new engineering colleges from 2020

19 Jan 2019

AICTE to stop setting up new engineering colleges from 2020

In an unprecedented move that could impact many engineering aspirants, the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has decided not to permit registration of new engineering colleges from the academic year 2020-2021.

#IndiaInAustralia: India wear black armbands to pay respect to Achrekar

03 Jan 2019

#IndiaInAustralia: India wear black armbands to pay respect to Achrekar

Virat Kohli-led Indian cricket team honored Sachin Tendulkar's coach Ramakant Achrekar by wearing black arm bands on Day one of the fourth Test against Australia at the SCG.

A nostalgic look at Sachin's equation with Ramakant Achrekar

02 Jan 2019

A nostalgic look at Sachin's equation with Ramakant Achrekar

Ramakant Achrekar, the childhood coach of Indian cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar, passed away on Wednesday at the age of 87 from old age-related ailments.

Sachin Tendulkar's coach Ramakant Achrekar Sir passes away at 87

02 Jan 2019

Sachin Tendulkar's coach Ramakant Achrekar Sir passes away at 87

Legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar's coach Ramakant Achrekar, has died aged 87.

Noted classical musician Ustad Imrat Khan dies at 83

23 Nov 2018

Noted classical musician Ustad Imrat Khan dies at 83

Classical music stalwart, Ustad Imrat Khan, who dedicated his life to propagating the sitar and the surbahar worldwide, has died in the US after a brief illness, his son said today. He was 83.

Alyque Padamsee, popular theater and advertising personality, dies

17 Nov 2018

Alyque Padamsee, popular theater and advertising personality, dies

Alyque Padamsee, the popular advertising and theater personality died on Saturday, reports said. He was 90 years old.

'Zila Ghaziabad' director announces biopic on Bhaichung Bhutia

14 Nov 2018

'Zila Ghaziabad' director announces biopic on Bhaichung Bhutia

Director Anand Kumar, best known for Sanjay Dutt-Vivek Oberoi starrer 'Zila Ghaziabad', is working on ex-football captain of India, Bhaichung Bhutia's biopic.

'Lovesick', documentary on love between HIV+ singles, screened at MAMI

30 Oct 2018

'Lovesick', documentary on love between HIV+ singles, screened at MAMI

'Lovesick', the highly acclaimed documentary about two HIV+ singles finding true love in each other through a "matchmaking" doctor premiered at the JIO MAMI Mumbai Film Festival yesterday.

Google pays tribute to tabla whizz Pandit Lachhu Maharaj

16 Oct 2018

Google pays tribute to tabla whizz Pandit Lachhu Maharaj

Celebrated tabla maestro Lakshmi Narayan Singh, fondly known as Pandit Lachhu Maharaj, was paid homage by search giant Google with a colorful doodle on his 74th birthday.

Singer Varsha accuses Kailash Kher, Toshi Sabri of sexual misconduct

16 Oct 2018

Singer Varsha accuses Kailash Kher, Toshi Sabri of sexual misconduct

Since women have started sharing their #MeToo stories, every day exposes new dark side of the glamorous world.

Padma Awards 2019: Nominations spike; elitism rooted out?

12 Oct 2018

Padma Awards 2019: Nominations spike; elitism rooted out?

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.

Acclaimed harmonium maestro Pandit Tulsidas Borkar passes away

30 Sep 2018

Acclaimed harmonium maestro Pandit Tulsidas Borkar passes away

Renowned harmonium player Pandit Tulsidas Borkar passed away on Saturday at a hospital in Mumbai. He was 84.

This Kerala man's crazy tea-making trick is brilliant

11 Sep 2018

This Kerala man's crazy tea-making trick is brilliant

To make tea, you just have to boil water, milk, tea leaves, sugar, and other ingredients, right?

Kerala floods: The man behind the UAE aid controversy

26 Aug 2018

Kerala floods: The man behind the UAE aid controversy

The past few days have seen considerable debate over the acceptance of a supposed Rs. 700cr aid package from UAE.

Jhulan Goswami retires from international T20 cricket

23 Aug 2018

Jhulan Goswami retires from international T20 cricket

Veteran Indian women's pace bowler Jhulan Goswami has decided to retire from international T20 cricket.

Vajpayee was fan of Pandit Jasraj; called him 'Rasraj': Budhiraja

17 Aug 2018

Vajpayee was fan of Pandit Jasraj; called him 'Rasraj': Budhiraja

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).

Here's why Kumar Sanu didn't speak about his adopted daughter

04 Aug 2018

Here's why Kumar Sanu didn't speak about his adopted daughter

Kumar Sanu is a legend in his own right, but he too is afraid of society's judgment.

A biopic on Sania Mirza's life will soon hit screens

04 Aug 2018

A biopic on Sania Mirza's life will soon hit screens

Sania Mirza is a familiar name across Indian households for her tennis performances, and now we're going to get a film on her life.

Railway Minister approves new policy for promotion of railway sportspersons

02 Aug 2018

Railway Minister approves new policy for promotion of railway sportspersons

Railway Minister Piyush Goyal today approved a new policy for promotion of railway sportspersons, according to which not just those who win medals but even those who are awarded Padma Shri or have produced medal winners will be promoted as officers.

Aamir Khan to be chief guest at Indian Screenwriters Conference

21 Jul 2018

Aamir Khan to be chief guest at Indian Screenwriters Conference

Superstar Aamir Khan will be the chief guest at the Indian Screenwriters Conference (ISC).

Who have been India's best track and field athletes?

13 Jul 2018

Who have been India's best track and field athletes?

India's 18-year-old track athlete Hima Das became the latest sporting sensation after she bagged the gold medal yesterday.

Eminent mimicry artiste Nerella Venu Madhav dies at 85

19 Jun 2018

Eminent mimicry artiste Nerella Venu Madhav dies at 85

Renowned mimicry and ventriloquism artiste Nerella Venu Madhav, 85, died today at his residence in Telangana's Warangal.

IIFA 2018: Rekha to perform on stage after 20 years

13 Jun 2018

IIFA 2018: Rekha to perform on stage after 20 years

Veteran star Rekha is all set to perform on stage after 20 years at the upcoming International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) event.

Former India captain Anjum Chopra turns 41

20 May 2018

Former India captain Anjum Chopra turns 41

Former India captain Anjum Chopra turns 41 today.

Gurugram: Meet this father-daughter duo who scaled Mt. Everest

18 May 2018

Gurugram: Meet this father-daughter duo who scaled Mt. Everest

Around 4:30AM on Wednesday, when many of us were still rolling on our beds and were in our slumber, there was a Gurugram duo who reached the summit of Mount Everest, becoming India's first father-daughter duo to achieve the feat.

Lavani queen Yamunabai Waikar passes away at 103

16 May 2018

Lavani queen Yamunabai Waikar passes away at 103

Acclaimed Lavani singer Yamunabai Waikar, who mushroomed the popular folk song form to other parts of the country, passed away at 103 on Tuesday at Satara district (Mumbai).

Google Doodle honors dancer Mrinalini Sarabhai on her 100th birthday

11 May 2018

Google Doodle honors dancer Mrinalini Sarabhai on her 100th birthday

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.

Noted Indian abstract painter Ram Kumar passes away at 94

14 Apr 2018

Noted Indian abstract painter Ram Kumar passes away at 94

Noted Indian painter Ram Kumar passed away today at the age of 94.

Commonwealth Games: Indian weightlifter Mirabai sets new record, bags gold

05 Apr 2018

Commonwealth Games: Indian weightlifter Mirabai sets new record, bags gold

India's Mirabai Chanu bagged the gold medal in the women's 48kg weightlifting event.

What keeps India's oldest yogini healthy and active at 99?

05 Apr 2018

What keeps India's oldest yogini healthy and active at 99?

In a world big on commercial yoga fads that change every season, V Nanammal, India's oldest yogini, still swears by the good old pranayamas and asanas.

Of superstardom and controversies: Lesser-known facts about Sridevi

25 Feb 2018

Of superstardom and controversies: Lesser-known facts about Sridevi

Bollywood superstar Sridevi, known for films like Chandni, Sadma, Mr. India and Himmatwala, unexpectedly passed away in Dubai late on Saturday.

Congress' 'tribute' to Sridevi leaves Twitterati angry, party backtracks

25 Feb 2018

Congress' 'tribute' to Sridevi leaves Twitterati angry, party backtracks

The untimely death of Sridevi has left millions of her fans in India and outside dazed.

Indian woman, six-time world record-breaker, skydives in a saree!

13 Feb 2018

Indian woman, six-time world record-breaker, skydives in a saree!

Shital Mahajan Rane from Pune has broken several records. At 23, she's is the youngest woman to jump over the North and South poles without trials.

Republic Day 2018: List of Padma awardees

25 Jan 2018

Republic Day 2018: List of Padma awardees

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) today released names of eminent persons who would receive the 2018 Padma awards on 26th January.

Padmaavat effect: 'PadMan' postpones its release date

19 Jan 2018

Padmaavat effect: 'PadMan' postpones its release date

Just a few days ago, the lead actor of 'PadMan' Akshay had said that the clash with 'Padmaavat' doesn't affect him.

'PadMan' to be screened at the Oxford Union

18 Jan 2018

'PadMan' to be screened at the Oxford Union

If you thought 'PadMan' would face loses due to its clash with the most controversial movie of the year, 'Padmaavat', wait till you read about its recent feat.

Kapil Mohan, creator of India's iconic Old Monk rum, dead

09 Jan 2018

Kapil Mohan, creator of India's iconic Old Monk rum, dead

Kapil Mohan, the creator of India's iconic Old Monk rum and former chairman of Mohan Meakin Ltd, passed away on January 6 at his Ghaziabad residence, reportedly after a cardiac arrest.

Did 'Padman' cause trouble in Akshay and Twinkle's paradise?

22 Dec 2017

Did 'Padman' cause trouble in Akshay and Twinkle's paradise?

As surprising as it might sound but Akshay Kumar was not the first choice of Twinkle Khanna for 'Padman'

Padman Trailer: Akshay's film breaks stereotypes

15 Dec 2017

Padman Trailer: Akshay's film breaks stereotypes

The trailer of the most awaited film of 2018, 'Padman' was unveiled by the man himself, Akshay Kumar on Twitter on Friday.