Last Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014, 18:04
HDFC chairman Deepak Parekh will be a special advisor to Sunil Gavaskar, interim president of the Indian cricket board, during the seventh edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), the board said in a statement Friday.
Last Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014, 21:40
Left red faced after late Chief Justice of India J S Verma`s family refused to accept Padma Bhushan conferred on him, Padma award committee will soon look into the possibility of honouring him with Padma Vibushan.
Last Updated: Monday, March 24, 2014, 13:39
In an attempt to connect with the local populace, BJP vice president and nominee for the Darjeeling parliamentary seat SS Ahluwalia has said mountaineer Tenzing Norgay Sherpa deserves Bharat Ratna and the BJP will look into the matter if voted to power.
Last Updated: Friday, March 21, 2014, 09:54
The man who set the benchmark for English writing in India, Khushwant Singh passed away today at the age of 99.
Last Updated: Sunday, January 26, 2014, 13:13
The eminent actor- filmmaker Kamal Haasan has been short listed to be honoured with the third highest civilian award- Padma Bhushan. Hassan, who`s has worked in the film industry for almost five decades, had received Padma Shri in 1990.
Last Updated: Sunday, January 26, 2014, 09:34
Tennis star Leander Paes and badminton player-turned-coach Pullela Gopichand were on Saturday selected for the prestigious Padma Bhushan awards while cricketer Yuvraj Singh was among the seven sportspersons chosen for this year`s Padma Shri award.
Last Updated: Sunday, January 26, 2014, 08:33
Vairamuthu Ramaswamy, who has penned over 2,000 Tamil songs, was named for the Padma Bhushan award on the eve of the 65th Republic Day.
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.
Last Updated: Saturday, January 25, 2014, 21:11
Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan, known for his work across all southern languages, was Saturday named for the Padma Bhushan award on the occasion of the 65th Republic Day.
Last Updated: Friday, November 15, 2013, 21:30
Padma Bhushan Alarmel Valli, who is one of the leading Bharatnatyam dancers in India, stressed on the need to give arts and humanities equal importance in the country.
Last Updated: Tuesday, October 29, 2013, 13:08
Madhya Pradesh Lokayukta Police have arrested a sub-divisional officer of the water resources department for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 25,000 from a contractor here.
Last Updated: Tuesday, April 30, 2013, 15:51
Lyricist-writer Gulzar has been appointed the new chancellor of Assam University.
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