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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.

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.

KV Kamath may join Finance Ministry, Swapan Dasgupta HRD

18 Jan 2020

KV Kamath may join Finance Ministry, Swapan Dasgupta HRD

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Cabinet will soon welcome new members, including technocrats who could influence major decisions.

A look at the career-defining moments of Major Dhyan Chand

17 Oct 2019

A look at the career-defining moments of Major Dhyan Chand

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.

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.

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.

Veteran music composer Khayyam passes away due to lung infection

19 Aug 2019

Veteran music composer Khayyam passes away due to lung infection

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.

Veteran music composer Khayyam in ICU, suffering from lung infection

09 Aug 2019

Veteran music composer Khayyam in ICU, suffering from lung infection

Padma Bhushan recipient and renowned music composer Khayyam was rushed to a Mumbai hospital few days back following a lung infection.

Five Chartered Accountants who pursued their dreams and passions

26 Jul 2019

Five Chartered Accountants who pursued their dreams and passions

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

Five of the most well-known and successful alumni of IIM-Bangalore

13 Jul 2019

Five of the most well-known and successful alumni of IIM-Bangalore

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.

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.

Happy Birthday Sunil Gavaskar: His achievements, unknown facts and records

10 Jul 2019

Happy Birthday Sunil Gavaskar: His achievements, unknown facts and records

Without a doubt, Sunil Gavaskar is a legend of Indian cricket.

Five famous and successful IIT-Madras alumni you should know about

10 Jul 2019

Five famous and successful IIT-Madras alumni you should know about

Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IIT-Madras) is one of the most prestigious and sought-after institutes for quality technical education in the country.

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.

Five top lawyers in India you should know about

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.

Wipro Founder Azim Premji will retire next month, confirms company

06 Jun 2019

Wipro Founder Azim Premji will retire next month, confirms company

Wipro founder and business tycoon Azim Premji will retire from the company on July 30, 2019.

Five doctors who have changed the face of Indian healthcare

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.

Statue of Unity sculptor contributed in War Memorial's design

26 Feb 2019

Statue of Unity sculptor contributed in War Memorial's design

The National War Memorial was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday in New Delhi.

Fasting Anna Hazare says BJP 'used him' in 2014

04 Feb 2019

Fasting Anna Hazare says BJP 'used him' in 2014

Activist Anna Hazare, whose fast entered the sixth day on Monday, said the Bharatiya Janata Party 'used him' in 2014 and his agitation helped the saffron party come to power.

Anna to return Padma Bhushan if Lokpal demands aren't met

04 Feb 2019

Anna to return Padma Bhushan if Lokpal demands aren't met

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.

MDH Dadaji, highest-earning CEO in FMCG sector, gets Padma Bhushan

27 Jan 2019

MDH Dadaji, highest-earning CEO in FMCG sector, gets Padma Bhushan

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.

#RIPMrinalSen: Legendary Bengali filmmaker dies of heart attack

30 Dec 2018

#RIPMrinalSen: Legendary Bengali filmmaker dies of heart attack

Bengali cinema is often believed to have been taken to new heights by 3 directors who gained recognition at a global stage for being pioneer filmmakers. The first two are Satyajit Ray and Ritwik Ghatak.

Was Akshay's '2.0' character Pakshi Rajan inspired by this man

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.

Tyeb Mehta's painting 'Durga' fetches Rs. 20cr at Sotheby's auction

01 Dec 2018

Tyeb Mehta's painting 'Durga' fetches Rs. 20cr at Sotheby's auction

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.

There shouldn't be objection to Ayodhya Ram Mandir: American-Hindu teacher

04 Nov 2018

There shouldn't be objection to Ayodhya Ram Mandir: American-Hindu teacher

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.

Nandita Das' father Padma Bhushan Jatin Das accused of sexual-harassment

16 Oct 2018

Nandita Das' father Padma Bhushan Jatin Das accused of sexual-harassment

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.

Vice President Naidu releases biography of late engineer Anumolu Ramakrishna

13 Oct 2018

Vice President Naidu releases biography of late engineer Anumolu Ramakrishna

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.

Legendary Hindustani classical musician Annapurna Devi Passes away at 92

13 Oct 2018

Legendary Hindustani classical musician Annapurna Devi Passes away at 92

Annapurna Devi, the doyenne of classical Hindustani music, died at Breach Candy Hospital in Mumbai early Saturday.

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.

Independent India's first woman IAS officer Anna Malhotra passes away

18 Sep 2018

Independent India's first woman IAS officer Anna Malhotra passes away

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.

Padma Bhushan economist VS Vyas passes away at 87

12 Sep 2018

Padma Bhushan economist VS Vyas passes away at 87

Padma Bhushan awardee and noted agricultural economist Vijay Shankar Vyas passed away on Wednesday in Jaipur after a brief illness. He was 87.

Dilip Kumar hospitalized due to chest infection

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.

Birth anniversary: Unbreakable records of Major Dhyan Chand

29 Aug 2018

Birth anniversary: Unbreakable records of Major Dhyan Chand

India celebrates the National Sports Day on August 29 and this day is dedicated to the late hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand.

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).

New book brings together Khushwant Singh's best writings on Punjab

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.

ISRO plans to launch its TV channel for Indian kids

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.

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.

Days before death, eminent poet Gopal Das sought mercy killing

22 Jul 2018

Days before death, eminent poet Gopal Das sought mercy killing

Noted Hindi poet Gopal Das 'Neeraj', who passed away on July 19, had sought mercy killing, a letter sent to Aligarh district magistrate reveals.