Govt invites nominations for Padma awards 2016

The process of honouring eminent persons with Padma awards for 2016 has begun with the Home Ministry inviting nominations for various categories of the top civilian honours.

‘Padma Vibhushan’ Amitabh Bachchan thanks fans for love
‘Padma Vibhushan’ Amitabh Bachchan thanks fans for love

Hindi cinema veteran – Amitabh Bachchan – who was conferred with the Padma Vibhushan , Wednesday by President Pranab Mukherjee , is overwhelmed with the love and warmth people have bestowed on him.

Amitabh Bachchan conferred with Padma Vibhushan

Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan and Prince Karim Aga Khan were among the eminent personalities awarded the Padma Vibhushan, country's second highest civilian honour, by President Pranab Mukherjee here on Wednesday.

Amitabh Bachchan, Prince Karim Aga Khan get Padma Vibhushan

Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan and Prince Karim Aga Khan were among the eminent personalities awarded the Padma Vibhushan, country's second highest civilian honour, by President Pranab Mukherjee here on Wednesday.

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Dilip Kumar, Amitabh Bachchan conferred with Padma Vibhushan
Dilip Kumar, Amitabh Bachchan conferred with Padma Vibhushan

President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday conferred Padma Vibhushan on Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan.

Prince Karim Aga Khan to be accorded Padma Vibhushan

Prince Karim Aga Khan will be accorded the prestigious Padma Vibhushan award by President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday.

Padma Awards: Madan Mohan Malaviya accorded Bharat Ratna

President Pranab Mukherjee conferred the country's highest civilian honour Bharat Ratna to freedom fighter Madan Mohan Malaviya posthumously on Monday. The family of the noted educationist was present in the Rashtrapati Bhavan to receive the award.

Don't deserve Bharat Ratna: Amitabh Bachchan
Don't deserve Bharat Ratna: Amitabh Bachchan

 Megastar Amitabh Bachchan today politely disagreed with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's suggestion that he should have been honoured with the Bharat Ratna instead of Padma Vibhushan.

Overwhelmed by Padma Vibhushan award: Amitabh Bachchan
Overwhelmed by Padma Vibhushan award: Amitabh Bachchan

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan today said he is honoured to be chosen for the Padma Vibhushan, the second highest civilian award of the country, and overwhelmed by the affection of the people.

'Overwhelmed' Badal says Padma award for all Punjabis

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Sunday said he was "overwhelmed with feelings of boundless humility" at being chosen for this year's Padma Vibhushan, the second highest civilian honour of the country.

Saina Nehwal's case rests on special consideration
Saina Nehwal's case rests on special consideration

The possibility of conferring Padma Bhushan to ace shuttler Saina Nehwal continues to remain uncertain notwithstanding the Sports Ministry's nomination as the last date for receiving such applications by the Home Ministry was September 15 last year.

Paes conferred Padma Bhushan

Ace tennis player Leander Paes was conferred India`s third highest civilian honour - the Padma Bhushan - by President Pranab Mukherjee at a ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhavan here Saturday.

President confers Padma awards to 56 distinguished personalities

President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday presented Padma awards to 56 distinguished personalities including actor Paresh Rawal, ace tennis player Leander Paes and author Ruskin Bond.

Sachin Tendulkar`s humbleness is worth emulating: Parrikar

Cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar is one of the live examples of humbleness despite being a world class sportsman, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Monday.

Mashelkar, BKS Iyengar get Padma Vibhushan

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.

Padma Vibhushan awardee and former IAS officer passes away

C P Srivastava, a 1949 batch UP Cadre IAS officer, who served as joint secretary to Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri died today in Italy.

President confers Padma awards

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.

President Pranab Mukherjee confers Padma Awards 2013

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

Rajesh Khanna’s name among Padma Vibhushan nominees

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