Padma awards

President confers Padma Awards to wrestler Sakshi Malik​, singer Yesudas among 44 people

President confers Padma Awards to wrestler Sakshi Malik​, singer Yesudas among 44 people

Mukherjee conferred Padma Vibhushan to mystic guru Sahdguru Jagadish Vasudev and singer K J Yesudas.

 

Apr 13, 2017, 17:31 PM IST
Murli Manohar Joshi, Sharad Pawar among 39 people conferred Padma awards

Murli Manohar Joshi, Sharad Pawar among 39 people conferred Padma awards

Sharad Pawar, Murli Manohar Joshi and the late Lok Sabha Speaker PA Sangma, were among the 39 people who were conferred this year's Padma awards on Thursday.

Mar 30, 2017, 23:32 PM IST
Mahendra Singh Dhoni one of the popular names to be ignored for Padma awards by government: Report

Mahendra Singh Dhoni one of the popular names to be ignored for Padma awards by government: Report

MS Dhoni, the only skipper to have won all ICC titles, was ignored for the prestigious award by the government.

Mar 27, 2017, 21:14 PM IST
Anuradha Paudwal reacts to Padma Shri award win

Anuradha Paudwal reacts to Padma Shri award win

Devotional singer Anuradha Paudwal, who was recently named among the winners of the latest Padma awards, feels good that musicians are being honoured. The 64-year-old vocalist stated that is extremely happy about the same.

Jan 27, 2017, 09:45 AM IST
Master Chef Sanjeev Kapoor happy to get Padma Shri now

Master Chef Sanjeev Kapoor happy to get Padma Shri now

Sanjeev Kapoor will be conferred with the honour for his contribution in the culinary section.

Jan 26, 2017, 10:24 AM IST
Moment of pride, celebration: Kailash Kher on Padma Shri honour

Moment of pride, celebration: Kailash Kher on Padma Shri honour

Singer Kailash Kher, who shot to fame with the 2003 hit number "Allah ke bande", was thrilled to be named for the Padma Shri -- India's fourth highest civilian award -- on Wednesday. He says it's a moment of pride and celebration.

Jan 25, 2017, 19:24 PM IST
Padma Awards 2017: Prof. Udipi Ramachandra Rao, Chandrakant Pithawa among others to be honoured for excellence in Science

Padma Awards 2017: Prof. Udipi Ramachandra Rao, Chandrakant Pithawa among others to be honoured for excellence in Science

This year, the President of India has approved conferment of Padma Awards to 89 persons.

Jan 25, 2017, 19:04 PM IST
Padma Awards announced: Murli Manohar Joshi, Virat Kohli, Kailash Kher among notable winners - Full list here

Padma Awards announced: Murli Manohar Joshi, Virat Kohli, Kailash Kher among notable winners - Full list here

Nineteen of the awardees are women and the list also includes 5 persons from the category of foreigners, NRIs, PIOs and 6 Posthumous awardees.

Jan 25, 2017, 15:19 PM IST
Padma Awards: PV Sindhu, Sakshi Malik, Pullela Gopichand in race to receive prestigious award

Padma Awards: PV Sindhu, Sakshi Malik, Pullela Gopichand in race to receive prestigious award

Like every year, the awards will be conferred on the eve of Republic Day.

Jan 24, 2017, 08:46 AM IST
Union Home Ministry gets 5,000 nominations for Padma awards

Union Home Ministry gets 5,000 nominations for Padma awards

Sources in the ministry said that with the opening of online portal for receiving nominations, names of about 5,000 people have been received for the civic honours.

Dec 23, 2016, 20:54 PM IST
Gracious Devendra Jhajharia lauds Sports Ministry for unprecedented support; aims for treble in Tokyo Games

Gracious Devendra Jhajharia lauds Sports Ministry for unprecedented support; aims for treble in Tokyo Games

The gold medal in men's javelin throw F46 category in the Rio Paralympics made Devendra Jhajharia the most successful Indian para athlete ever but he is in no mood to stop here and is eyeing for a treble in the 2020 Tokyo Games.

Sep 23, 2016, 19:11 PM IST
Rio Paralympic medallists to be recommended for Padma awards

Rio Paralympic medallists to be recommended for Padma awards

India won four medals -- two gold, a silver and a bronze -- at the Paralympics in Rio earlier this month.

Sep 23, 2016, 15:37 PM IST
Now recommend any achiever for Padma Awards; Govt opens nomination process to general public

Now recommend any achiever for Padma Awards; Govt opens nomination process to general public

The new process will be transparent and help in curbing the crony culture of influence and lobbying.

Sep 10, 2016, 09:10 AM IST
Govt makes Padma Awards nomination process open for general public

Govt makes Padma Awards nomination process open for general public

The government has already received over 1,700 nominations and the last date of nomination is September 15.

Sep 09, 2016, 22:14 PM IST

Pranab Mukherjee presents prestigious Padma awards at Rashtrapati Bhavan

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Apr 12, 2016, 16:18 PM IST
Rajinikanth, Priyanka, Sania Mirza conferred with Padma awards: Here is the full list

Rajinikanth, Priyanka, Sania Mirza conferred with Padma awards: Here is the full list

President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday honoured several eminent personalities with the prestigious Padma awards at a simple ceremony held at Rashtrapati Bhavan.

Apr 12, 2016, 12:34 PM IST
Will continue to serve my country, says ‘Padma Bhushan’ Anupam Kher

Will continue to serve my country, says ‘Padma Bhushan’ Anupam Kher

Anupam Kher expressed gratitude to his fans and well-wishers

Mar 29, 2016, 15:14 PM IST
Dhirubhai Ambani, Anupam Kher, Saina Nehwal honoured with Padma awards: Watch ceremony in pics

Dhirubhai Ambani, Anupam Kher, Saina Nehwal honoured with Padma awards: Watch ceremony in pics

President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday presented five Padma Vibhushan, eight Padma Bhushan and 43 Padma Shri awards.

Mar 28, 2016, 15:46 PM IST
When Anupam Kher got 'flashback of life' for Padma Award ceremony

When Anupam Kher got 'flashback of life' for Padma Award ceremony

Anupam has been in the Hindi film fraternity for over two decades and has been part of films like ‘Saaransh’, ‘A Wednesday’, and ‘Silver Linings Playbook’, which also starred Hollywood actors Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence and Robert De Niro. 

Mar 28, 2016, 14:22 PM IST
Know the business stalwarts who were given Padma award this year

Know the business stalwarts who were given Padma award this year

A host of leaders from the business world have recieved Padma awards this year. Check out the list.

Mar 28, 2016, 12:25 PM IST