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First Muslim woman to enter civil services awarded Padma Shri

Last Updated: Sunday, April 27, 2014, 11:33

She broke the glass ceiling many a times, from being the first woman to enter any Class-I civil service to becoming the first IRS officer to be appointed a UPSC member and to being the only woman to have worked in the Central Narcotics Department.

President confers Padma awards

Last Updated: Saturday, April 20, 2013, 15:37

President Pranab Mukherjee conferred the Padma awards on several eminent personalities including industrialist Adi Godrej, Olympic medal winners Yogeshwar Dutt and Vijay Kumar, actor Nana Patekar and designer Ritu Kumar.

Sridevi, Sharmila Tagore receive Padma Awards

Last Updated: Friday, April 05, 2013, 13:08

President Pranab Mukherjee conferred the prestigious Padma Awards, the country’s highest civilian awards, to 108 personalities from varied walks of life on Friday, April 5, 2013.

President Pranab Mukherjee confers 2013 Padma awards

Last Updated: Friday, April 05, 2013, 12:49

Former Indian cricket captain Rahul Dravid and Olympic bronze-medallist, boxer Mary Kom, received the Padma Bhushan, the third highest civilian honour in the country.

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.

Plea in court for guidelines on Padma awards

Last Updated: Monday, January 28, 2013, 22:25

An activist moved the Allahabad High Court seeking formation of a national selection committee to frame guidelines for the country`s highest civilian awards.

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".

No north-south bias in Padma awards: Narayanaswamy

Last Updated: Sunday, January 27, 2013, 20:40

Government on Sunday rejected noted playback singer S Janaki`s claim that artistes from south were generally neglected in Padma awards.

UP ignored in Padma awards, says Ram Gopal Yadav

Last Updated: Saturday, January 26, 2013, 23:01

Senior Samajwadi Party leader Ram Gopal Yadav Saturday alleged that UP had been repeatedly ignored while deciding on the recipients of Padma awards.

Padma Awards 2013: Full list

Last Updated: Friday, January 25, 2013, 22:18

108 personalities from various fields have been selected for the Padma Awards this year. Following is the list of the recipients.

Padma Awards announced, Rajesh Khanna gets Padma Bhushan

Last Updated: Friday, January 25, 2013, 21:35

Superstar Rajesh Khanna, Rahul Dravid, Sri Devi and Prof Yashpal are among the recipients of the prestigious Padma Award for 2013.

Rajesh Khanna’s name among Padma Vibhushan nominees

Last Updated: Thursday, December 27, 2012, 09:34

Superstar Rajesh Khanna, who passed away this year, might be among the Padma Vibhushan awardees for the year 2013.