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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.

Padma Shri came as pleasant surprise: Sridevi

Last Updated: Monday, January 28, 2013, 14:42

Bollywood diva Sridevi, who lately made a comeback to acting after 16 years of domesticity with ‘English Vinglish’, says "acknowledgement" and "recognition from authoritative quarters are important to every artiste".

Award has come late: Bapu`s brother

Last Updated: Saturday, January 26, 2013, 16:01

Sattiraju Shankaranarayana, sibling of veteran Telugu director Sattiraju Lakshmi Narayana aka Bapu, is happy his elder brother has been chosen for the Padma Shri honour but says it has come very late.

Nana Patekar, Ramesh Sippy and Sudha Malhotra awarded Padma Shri

Last Updated: Saturday, January 26, 2013, 15:33

Intense actor Nana Patekar, ‘Sholay’ director Ramesh Sippy and playback singer par-excellence Sudha Malhotra have all been awarded the Padma Shri on the eve of the 64th Republic Day parade.

Sridevi delighted on being named for Padma Shri

Last Updated: Saturday, January 26, 2013, 13:25

Actress Sridevi, who has been named for the Padma Shri, India`s fourth highest civilian award, says she is honoured, and thanks her family, friends and fans for supporting her throughout.

Veteran Telugu director Bapu gets Padma Shri

Last Updated: Saturday, January 26, 2013, 12:47

Veteran Telugu director Bapu aka Lakshmi Narayana Sathiraju has been named for Padma Shri on the eve of 64th Republic Day.

Padma Shri is the biggest achievement of my life: Jhulan Goswami

Last Updated: Friday, December 14, 2012, 13:44

Jhulan talks to Zeenews.com’s Vineet Ramakrishnan, about her biggest achievement till date, the Padma Shri.

BCCI recommends Dravid and Gambhir`s names for Padma awards

Last Updated: Monday, August 27, 2012, 17:56

The BCCI has decided to recommend the names of former Indian captain Rahul Dravid and opener Gautam Gambhir`s names for the prestigious Padma Bhusan and Padma Shri awards respectively.

Giriraj writes to Prez for returning Padma Shri

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 22, 2012, 21:17

Noted Gandhian writer and Padma Shri awardee Giriraj Kishore has written another letter to President Pratibha Patil to return the honour.

Sailen Manna - Factfile

Last Updated: Monday, February 27, 2012, 21:17

The career highlights of Indian soccer legend Sailen Manna, who died in a city private hospital early Monday.

Himachal artist gets Padma Shri

Last Updated: Thursday, January 26, 2012, 09:42

Vijay Sharma, a Himachal Pradesh artist known for his Kangra miniature paintings, was named for the Padma Shri award, the fourth highest civilian honour.