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President confers Padma awards to 56 distinguished personalities

Last Updated: Saturday, April 26, 2014, 16:09

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.

Mashelkar, BKS Iyengar get Padma Vibhushan

Last Updated: Saturday, January 25, 2014, 22:51

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

Last Updated: Monday, July 22, 2013, 18:33

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

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.

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.

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.

Kurien pioneered cooperative dairy movement in India

Last Updated: Sunday, September 09, 2012, 13:52

Verghese Kurien is credited with laying the foundation of the nation`s co-operative dairy model.

Bappi Lahiri shocked to hear about forged letter issue

Last Updated: Saturday, April 28, 2012, 17:28

Bappi Lahiri today said that he was shocked to hear about a forged letter that has been sent to the Home Ministry.

Padma Vibushan for Bhupen has made people of Assam proud: son

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 25, 2012, 20:55

The Padma Vibushan award for Bhupen Hazarika is a great honour and has made the people of Assam proud, says the late singer-composer`s son Tej.

No Bharat Ratna, just six Padma Shris for sportspersons

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 25, 2012, 18:45

Contrary to expectations, no Bharat Ratna, Padma Vibhushan or Padma Bhushan were awarded to Indian sportspersons and all they had to be content with were six Padma Shris in the Republic Day honours announced in New Delhi on Wednesday.

Brajesh Mishra, Premji, Montek among Padma winners

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 26, 2011, 14:29

The list has 128 names -- 13 Padma Vibhushans, 31 Padma Bhushans and 84 Padma Shri awards. There are 31 women in the list.

Premji, Brajesh, Montek named for Padma Vibhushan

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 26, 2011, 00:06

Wipro Chairman Azim Premji, Planning Commission Deputy Chairperson Montek Singh Ahaluwalia, former diplomat Brajesh Mishra and Telugu thespian A Nageshwara Rao were on Tuesday chosen for Padma Vibhushan, this year.