26 Jan 2020
The Indian government on Saturday announced the names of this year's recipients of the Padma awards.
26 Jan 2020
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
The Padma Awards 2020 were announced by the Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India, on Saturday, January 25.
12 Nov 2019
Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar may have retired six years earlier, however, he is constantly in the spotlight for various reasons.
25 Sep 2019
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
India's ace boxer MC Mary Kom became the first woman athlete to be recommended for the prestigious Padma Vibhushan award.
11 Jul 2019
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
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
Pursuing a career in the field of law has always been a popular choice in India.
18 May 2019
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
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
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
On Wednesday, veteran actor Dilip Kumar was hospitalized after he complained of difficulty in breathing.
17 Aug 2018
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
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
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
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
Former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who was admitted to AIIMS-Delhi Monday, has shown significant improvement, the hospital confirmed.
12 Jun 2018
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
Former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee was today admitted to AIIMS in Delhi, for what doctors called "routine check-up and investigations."
30 Apr 2018
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
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
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
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, 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
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
The man behind Aryabhatta, the internationally-renowned space scientist UR Rao passed away in the wee hours of Monday morning.
24 Apr 2017
Twitter has been overloaded with wishes to Sachin Tendulkar on his 44th birthday.
04 Apr 2017
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
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
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
Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli was presented with the Padma Shri award by President Pranab Mukherjee at the Rashtrapati Bhavan.
25 Jan 2017
Some of the Padma awardees of 2017 are as under:
25 Jan 2017
Central Government has cleared names of India's Olympians Sakshi Malik, PV Sindhu and her coach, P Gopichand for this year's Padma Awards.
22 Nov 2016
Expert Carnatic musician Dr. M. Balamuralikrishna passed away in Chennai; he was 86 years old.
25 Oct 2016
Failure to train the youth in skills essential for employment will lead to a "demographic explosion" in India, according to President Pranab Mukherjee.
02 Sep 2016
'Metro Man' E Sreedharan rued those engineers produced by engineering institutes in India who are of "very sub-standard" quality.