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Mashelkar, BKS Iyengar get Padma Vibhushan

Last Updated: Saturday, January 25, 2014, 22:51

Scientist RA Mashelkar, Yoga Guru BKS Iyengar were chosen for Padma Vibhushan, while actor Kamala Haasan, author Ruskin Bond and late former Chief Justice JS Verma were selected for Padma Bhushan.

Kamal Haasan gets Padma Bhushan

Last Updated: Saturday, January 25, 2014, 21:11

Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan, known for his work across all southern languages, was Saturday named for the Padma Bhushan award on the occasion of the 65th Republic Day.

Art is marginalized by science, says Padma Bhushan dancer

Last Updated: Friday, November 15, 2013, 21:30

Padma Bhushan Alarmel Valli, who is one of the leading Bharatnatyam dancers in India, stressed on the need to give arts and humanities equal importance in the country.

Lokayukta Police arrest official for taking bribe

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 29, 2013, 13:08

Madhya Pradesh Lokayukta Police have arrested a sub-divisional officer of the water resources department for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 25,000 from a contractor here.

Gulzar appointed chancellor of Assam University

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 30, 2013, 15:51

Lyricist-writer Gulzar has been appointed the new chancellor of Assam University.

Dravid receives Padma Bhushan

Last Updated: Friday, April 05, 2013, 22:20

Batting great Rahul Dravid received India`s third highest civilian honour, the Padma Bhushan, from President Pranab Mukherjee during a ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhawan`s Darbar Hall on Friday.

President Pranab Mukherjee confers Padma Awards 2013

Last Updated: Friday, April 05, 2013, 12:07

President Pranab Mukherjee conferred Padma Awards, the country’s highest civilian awards to 109 personalities on Friday.

Engineer arrested for cheating late Coal India chairman

Last Updated: Sunday, March 17, 2013, 00:12

48-year-old engineer, who was into share business, was arrested for cheating former Coal India Chairman G L Tandon, who died last year, of Rs five crore, police said on Saturday.

Used to getting awards late: Sushil Kumar

Last Updated: Sunday, February 10, 2013, 19:18

Disappointed at not getting the Padma Bhushan, third highest civilian honour in the country, wrestler Sushil Kumar on Sunday said that by now he has got used to being considered for awards late.

Cricket teaches one to be humble, says Dravid

Last Updated: Saturday, January 26, 2013, 21:24

It`s not very often that cricket considered to be a religion in India, and literature come together on the same platform, but when it happens it`s bound to create magic and that is exactly what happened once Rahul Dravid took to the stage at the Jaipur Literature Festival.

Singer S. Janaki refuses to accept Padma Bhushan

Last Updated: Saturday, January 26, 2013, 20:13

Expressing dissatisfaction over the number of people from South India figuring in the Padma awards list for 2013, southern playback singer Sreeramamurthy Janaki Friday refused to accept Padma Bhushan award announced for her on the eve of 64th Republic Day.

Sushil disappointed to miss out on Padma Bhushan

Last Updated: Saturday, January 26, 2013, 17:48

Wrestler Sushil Kumar, the only Indian sportsperson to win back-to-back individual Olympic medals, is disappointed to miss out on the Padma Bhushan award though his name had been recommended.