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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Late Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw's 105th birth anniversary

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.

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.

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.

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.

HRD Ministry approves third-extension for panel drafting new education policy

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.

Vajpayee recovering well, will be discharged in few days: AIIMS

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.

Atal Bihari Vajpayee suffering from UTI, is stable: AIIMS

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.

Atal Bihari Vajpayee admitted to AIIMS for "routine check-up"

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."

Asha Bhosle sings Marathi song in Kolkata; appreciates Bengali's music-sense

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.

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.

Who is the female photojournalist featured in Google Doodle today?

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.

Thumri Queen Girija Devi, 'pride of Banaras Gharana', dead

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.

Arjan Singh, only ever Marshal of Indian Air Force dies

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.

Notable Indian scientist, academician Yash Pal dies at 90

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.

Ex-ISRO chief UR Rao passes away

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.

World wishes Sachin Tendulkar a Happy Birthday

24 Apr 2017

World wishes Sachin Tendulkar a Happy Birthday

Twitter has been overloaded with wishes to Sachin Tendulkar on his 44th birthday.

Mumbai: Youth jumps to death after discussing suicide-live on Facebook

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.

Late Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw's 104th birth anniversary

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.

Padma awards 2017: Virat Kohli among 39 who receive awards

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.

Virat Kohli receives the Padma Shri award

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.

Virat Kohli, Sakshi Malik to receive Padma Shri

25 Jan 2017

Virat Kohli, Sakshi Malik to receive Padma Shri

Some of the Padma awardees of 2017 are as under:

MS Dhoni, PV Sindhu will feature in Padma Award list

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.

Carnatic music legend M Balamuralikrishna passes away

22 Nov 2016

Carnatic music legend M Balamuralikrishna passes away

Expert Carnatic musician Dr. M. Balamuralikrishna passed away in Chennai; he was 86 years old.

President emphasizes importance of Indian youth

25 Oct 2016

President emphasizes importance of Indian youth

Failure to train the youth in skills essential for employment will lead to a "demographic explosion" in India, according to President Pranab Mukherjee.

Indian institutes produce very sub-standard quality of engineers: E Sreedharan

02 Sep 2016

Indian institutes produce very sub-standard quality of engineers: E Sreedharan

'Metro Man' E Sreedharan rued those engineers produced by engineering institutes in India who are of "very sub-standard" quality.