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Renowned Indian scientist, academician Professor Yash Pal passes away

Renowned Indian scientist, academician Professor Yash Pal passes away

Pal was known for his contributions to the study of cosmic rays, as well as for being an institution-builder. 

Former Indian Ambassador to US passes away at 82

He passed away at around 10 pm, due to multiple organ failure, in Goa's Manipal Hospitals, a hospital official said.

KK Venugopal takes charge as 15th Attorney General of India

KK Venugopal takes charge as 15th Attorney General of India

Senior lawyer in the Supreme Court of India and constitutional expert KK Venugopal on Monday formally took over as 15th Attorney General, replacing Mukul Rohatgi.

KK Venugopal appointed new Attorney General, to take over from Mukul Rohatgi

KK Venugopal appointed new Attorney General, to take over from Mukul Rohatgi

Senior lawyer in the Supreme Court of India and constitutional expert KK Venugopal has been appointed as a new 15th Attorney General replacing Mukul Rohatgi.

SC dismisses plea against Padma Vibhushan to Dhirubhai Ambani

SC dismisses plea against Padma Vibhushan to Dhirubhai Ambani

The Supreme Court on Friday refused to entertain a plea seeking quashing of a government notification conferring Padma Vibhushan on industrialist Dhirubhai Ambani.

HC adjourns hearing of PIL on Padma Vibhushan for Jaggi Vasudev

The Madras High Court on Friday adjourned hearing of a PIL seeking to withdraw the Padma Vibhushan award conferred on founder of Isha foundation, Jaggi Vasudev.

Dance-drama retells episodes from Lord Krishna's life

Dance-drama retells episodes from Lord Krishna's life

From destroying demons to stealing young maidens' curd and butter, the well-known and most-loved episodes from the life of Lord Krishna were retold here in the dance-drama.

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.

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.

Padma Awards 2016: Rajinikanth, Priyanka Chopra conferred with top honours

Padma Awards 2016: Rajinikanth, Priyanka Chopra conferred with top honours

President Pranab Mukherjee today conferred the highest awards to the recipients.

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.

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. 

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.

President Pranab Mukherjee confers Padma awards on Dhirubhai Ambani, Sania Mirza: Complete list is here

President Pranab Mukherjee confers Padma awards on Dhirubhai Ambani, Sania Mirza: Complete list is here

President Pranab Mukherjee presented five Padma Vibhushan, eight Padma Bhushan and 43 Padma Shri awards at the Civil Investiture Ceremony.

Shani Shingnapur temple row: Sri Sri Ravi Shankar supports women's campaign

Shani Shingnapur temple row: Sri Sri Ravi Shankar supports women's campaign

Spiritual guru and founder of the Art of Living Foundation Sri Sri Ravi Shankar intervened and offered to help to end the ongoing tussle between women activists and locals over the entry of women in Shani Shingnapur Shrine in Maharashtra.

Mukesh, Anil welcome Padma Vibhushan to Dhirubhai Ambani

Ambani brothers Mukesh and Anil Monday hailed the government for choosing their father and founder of Reliance Group, late Dhirubhai Ambani, for the Padma Vibhushan award, saying the late business tycoon was the "greatest entrepreneur and wealth creator in the history."

Padma Awards: Rajinikanth, Anupam Kher, Sania Mirza on list of awardees

The Government of India on Monday announced the Padma awards for imminent persons for their distinguished and exceptional achievements under various categories for the year 2016.

Padma Awards 2016: Rajinikanth awarded Padma Vibhushan; Anupam Kher honoured with Padma Bhushan

Padma Awards 2016: Rajinikanth awarded Padma Vibhushan; Anupam Kher honoured with Padma Bhushan

Megastar Rajinikanth has been awarded with the highest honour of the Padma Vibhushan while Anupam Kher is the recipient of Padma Bhushan. 

Dilip Kumar is pillar of our film industry: Shah Rukh Khan

Dilip Kumar is pillar of our film industry: Shah Rukh Khan

The thespian was presented the Padma Vibhushan by Union Home minister Ranjnath Singh at his residence in suburban Bandra here.

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