Padma Shri

Kidambi Srikanth recommended for Padma Shri award

Kidambi Srikanth recommended for Padma Shri award

 PV Sindhu and Mahendra Singh Dhoni have also been recommended for the Padma Bhushan.

Nov 01, 2017, 17:58 PM IST
Deepa Malik to receive MG Mehta Human Spirit award

Deepa Malik to receive MG Mehta Human Spirit award

Malik was honoured with the Padma Shri earlier this year and Arjuna Award in 2012.

Oct 04, 2017, 13:13 PM IST
Senior journalist Ashok Malik appointed Press Secretary to President

Senior journalist Ashok Malik appointed Press Secretary to President

Senior Indian analyst and a fellow of Observer's Research Foundation (ORF) Ashok Malik has been appointed as the Press Secretary to President by the Union Cabinet.

Jul 22, 2017, 11:02 AM IST

Nepal felicitates 1st Indian who scaled Everest six times

The first Indian man who scaled Mount Everest for a record six times was felicitated in Nepal.

 

Jun 09, 2017, 13:56 PM IST

KPS Gill will be remembered for effective policing: President Pranab Mukherjee

A committed IPS officer, Gill served the nation in various capacities including Director General of Police in Punjab and Assam.

May 27, 2017, 16:24 PM IST
Kailash Kher celebrates musical journey of 'Kailasa'

Kailash Kher celebrates musical journey of 'Kailasa'

Kailash Kher celebrated the music journey of his band ‘Kailasa’ in the presence of Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis.

Apr 26, 2017, 08:16 AM IST
Virat Kohli receives Padma Shri: Cricket fraternity lauds Indian skipper for prestigious award

Virat Kohli receives Padma Shri: Cricket fraternity lauds Indian skipper for prestigious award

Kohli, who was in incredible form in 2016-17 season, was conferred with the award for the valuable contribution to Indian cricket.

Mar 31, 2017, 14:07 PM IST
Padma Shri: Virat Kohli receives prestigious award from President Pranab Mukherjee, watch video

Padma Shri: Virat Kohli receives prestigious award from President Pranab Mukherjee, watch video

Amid all the controversy surrounding his "no friendship with Aussie" remark, Indian skipper Virat Kohli finally has a big reason to smile. On Thursday, the 28-year-old was bestowed with India's fourth highest civilian award, Padma Shri, by Indian President Pranab Mukherjee.

Mar 30, 2017, 21:00 PM IST
Anuradha Paudwal to extend financial help to martyred soldiers' kin

Anuradha Paudwal to extend financial help to martyred soldiers' kin

Noted playback singer Anuradha Paudwal has decided to extend financial support to the families of five martyred soldiers.

Feb 10, 2017, 16:21 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
Padma Award: What more I need to do? Pankaj Advani asks Sports Minister after being snubbed for prestigious award

Padma Award: What more I need to do? Pankaj Advani asks Sports Minister after being snubbed for prestigious award

Advani, who has pocketed eight world titles in the last eight years, was in race for the third highest civilian award of the country.

Jan 26, 2017, 12:49 PM 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: Virat Kohli, Dipa Karmakar, Deepa Malik, Sakshi Malik to be honoured for excellence in sports

Padma Awards: Virat Kohli, Dipa Karmakar, Deepa Malik, Sakshi Malik to be honoured for excellence in sports

The focus of this year's Padma awards, according to the officials in the Home Ministry, was on recognising talent of unknown and unsung heroes of the country.

Jan 25, 2017, 18:05 PM IST
Two legends, one pic! Amitabh Bachchan shares memorable moment with father Harivansh Rai Bachchan

Two legends, one pic! Amitabh Bachchan shares memorable moment with father Harivansh Rai Bachchan

Check out Amitabh Bachchan's priceless moment with his father Harivansh Rai Bachchan!

May 29, 2016, 18:55 PM IST
Guys, the 'Baywatch' BAE Priyanka Chopra is back!

Guys, the 'Baywatch' BAE Priyanka Chopra is back!

Desi girl Priyanka Chopra must have had a grueling time travelling back forth between Indian and LA. While she was shooting for ABC's 'Quantico' and Dwayne Johnson's 'Baywatch' in the West, back home she received the prestigious Padma Shri recently.

May 27, 2016, 11:33 AM IST
I am destiny’s favourite child, says Priyanka Chopra – Here’s why

I am destiny’s favourite child, says Priyanka Chopra – Here’s why

Priyanka Chopra's journey in showbiz started at the age of 17, when she was crowned Miss World.

Apr 13, 2016, 14:18 PM IST
Priyanka Chopra gets Padma Shri, calls it 'best award'

Priyanka Chopra gets Padma Shri, calls it 'best award'

The 33-year-old former Miss World, who especially flew down to India from her "Baywatch" shoot in Los Angeles to receive the honour, said Padma Shri is the best award.

Apr 12, 2016, 16:26 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
RESPECT: Padma Shri awardee Haldhar Nag's life journey is truly inspirational! Five things to know

RESPECT: Padma Shri awardee Haldhar Nag's life journey is truly inspirational! Five things to know

Padma Shri awardee Haladhar Nag's life journey is truly inspirational! 

Mar 30, 2016, 19:40 PM IST