Articles about Padma Vibhushan
25 Jan 2021
Padma Awards, other honors, announced: Check list of awardees here
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.
29 Dec 2020
Ilaiyaraaja refuses to visit Prasad Studios after legal spat
Despite the Madras High Court's order in the matter, music maestro Ilaiyaraaja skipped visiting the Prasad Studios in Saligramam on Monday to collect his belongings.
22 Dec 2020
Madras HC weighs in on Ilaiyaraaja vs Prasad Studios row
Amid the legal feud between legendary music composer Ilaiyaraaja and the owners of LV Prasad Studios, the Madras High Court has urged the parties to come up with a mutual solution.
06 Dec 2020
Will return sports award if farm laws stay: Vijender Singh
Boxer Vijender Singh (35) on Sunday said that he will return his 'Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna' award if the government does not withdraw the three contentious farm laws.
03 Dec 2020
Government admits farm laws' drawbacks, say protesting farmers after meeting
Representatives from farmers groups protesting against the Centre's new farm laws on Thursday held talks with the government to address their concerns.
03 Dec 2020
"Betrayal of farmers" prompts Parkash Badal to return Padma Vibhushan
92-year-old Parkash Singh Badal, the patriarch of Shiromani Akali Dal, returned his Padma Vibhushan award on Thursday, to protest against the three farm laws which have sparked a massive agitation against the Centre.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
08 Jun 2019
Five top lawyers in India you should know about
Pursuing a career in the field of law has always been a popular choice in India.
18 May 2019
Five doctors who have changed the face of Indian healthcare
Becoming a doctor is the dream of many students and it is one of the most sought-after professions in the country too.
03 Apr 2019
Late Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw's 105th birth anniversary
On this day Sam Manekshaw, the first Indian Army officer to be promoted to the five star rank of field marshal, would have turned 105.
04 Dec 2018
Was Akshay's '2.0' character Pakshi Rajan inspired by this man
Rajinikanth and Akshay Kumar-starrer 2.0, which was released last week, has so far been receiving mixed responses from the critics.
05 Sep 2018
Dilip Kumar hospitalized due to chest infection
On Wednesday, veteran actor Dilip Kumar was hospitalized after he complained of difficulty in breathing.
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).
15 Aug 2018
New book brings together Khushwant Singh's best writings on Punjab
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 2018
ISRO plans to launch its TV channel for Indian kids
In a bid to promote a scientific mindset and temper among young Indians, ISRO is set to launch its own TV channel.
08 Jul 2018
HRD Ministry approves third-extension for panel drafting new education policy
The K Kasturirangan Committee tasked with drafting a new education policy has got a third extension from HRD Ministry to give final shape to the draft.
13 Jun 2018
Vajpayee recovering well, will be discharged in few days: AIIMS
Former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who was admitted to AIIMS-Delhi Monday, has shown significant improvement, the hospital confirmed.
12 Jun 2018
Atal Bihari Vajpayee suffering from UTI, is stable: AIIMS
Former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who was admitted to AIIMS-Delhi yesterday, has been "diagnosed with a urinary tract infection," the hospital said in a late night statement.
11 Jun 2018
Atal Bihari Vajpayee admitted to AIIMS for "routine check-up"
Former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee was today admitted to AIIMS in Delhi, for what doctors called "routine check-up and investigations."
30 Apr 2018
Asha Bhosle sings Marathi song in Kolkata; appreciates Bengali's music-sense
Singing legend Asha Bhosle has said that she appreciates the music sense of the Bengalis as they never put pressure on her for singing popular Hindi movie songs and leave it to her choice in any public event.
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.
09 Dec 2017
Who is the female photojournalist featured in Google Doodle today?
We have all enjoyed with admiration, the photographs of India's first tri-color being hoisted or Lord Mountbatten's final salute while leaving India.
25 Oct 2017
Thumri Queen Girija Devi, 'pride of Banaras Gharana', dead
Eminent classical singer Girija Devi, the 'Queen of Thumri', passed away in Kolkata yesterday after a cardiac arrest. She was 88.
17 Sep 2017
Arjan Singh, only ever Marshal of Indian Air Force dies
Arjan Singh, the only officer to hold the title of "Marshal of Indian Air Force" has passed away at 98. The cause of death was cardiac arrest.
25 Jul 2017
Notable Indian scientist, academician Yash Pal dies at 90
Just a day after eminent scientist UR Rao passed away, another renowned scientist Yash Pal, who was popular for explaining scientific concepts in layman's language, died this Tuesday.
24 Jul 2017
Ex-ISRO chief UR Rao passes away
The man behind Aryabhatta, the internationally-renowned space scientist UR Rao passed away in the wee hours of Monday morning.
24 Apr 2017
World wishes Sachin Tendulkar a Happy Birthday
Twitter has been overloaded with wishes to Sachin Tendulkar on his 44th birthday.
04 Apr 2017
Mumbai: Youth jumps to death after discussing suicide-live on Facebook
A 24-year-old hailing from Bengaluru committed suicide by jumping from the 19th floor of Taj Lands End hotel in Bandra.
03 Apr 2017
Late Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw's 104th birth anniversary
On this day Sam Manekshaw, the first Indian Army officer to be promoted the five star rank of field marshal, would have turned 104.
31 Mar 2017
Padma awards 2017: Virat Kohli among 39 who receive awards
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.
30 Mar 2017
Virat Kohli receives the Padma Shri award
Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli was presented with the Padma Shri award by President Pranab Mukherjee at the Rashtrapati Bhavan.
25 Jan 2017
Virat Kohli, Sakshi Malik to receive Padma Shri
Some of the Padma awardees of 2017 are as under:
25 Jan 2017
MS Dhoni, PV Sindhu will feature in Padma Award list
Central Government has cleared names of India's Olympians Sakshi Malik, PV Sindhu and her coach, P Gopichand for this year's Padma Awards.