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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
10 Jul 2019
Happy Birthday Sunil Gavaskar: His achievements, unknown facts and records
Without a doubt, Sunil Gavaskar is a legend of Indian cricket.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.