Sardar Singh, Saba Anjum receive Padma Shri Award
Sardar Singh, Saba Anjum receive Padma Shri Award

Indian men's hockey team captain Sardar Singh and former skipper of the national women's side Saba Anjum were on Monday conferred with the prestigious Padma Shri Award by President Pranab Mukherjee at a glittering ceremony in Rashtrapati Bhavan here.

Temsula Ao to receive Kusumagraja National Literature Award

 Padma Shri Award winner and senior Naga litterateur Temsula Ao was named for the prestigious Kusumagraja National Literature Award.

Recognition good for northeast: Jahnu Barua on Padma award

 Multiple National Award-winning filmmaker Jahnu Barua, who was one of the six prominent people from the northeast who were Sunday conferred with the Padma awards, believes such recognition was required for the region.

Humbled, motivated: Prasoon Joshi on winning Padma Shri
Humbled, motivated: Prasoon Joshi on winning Padma Shri

Writer-lyricist and ad guru Prasoon Joshi feels humbled and motivated on being conferred with the Padma Shri.

Government not taking back Saif`s Padma Shri: Kareena Kapoor Khan

While there were reports that the government is planning to take back Saif Ali Khan`s Padma Shri award, the Bollywood actor`s wife Kareena Kapoor has put the rumours to rest by saying that the authorities have sent a letter mentioning they are not taking back the award.

Saif Ali Khan`s `Padma Shri Award` in trouble?

Bollywood`s chhote Nawab, Saif Ali Khan might be a known as a gentlemen in the industry circles, but the actor does have a past which still haunts him. If reports published in a leading daily are anything to go by, then Saifu`s prestigious `Padma Award` is in trouble.

Padma Shri to Rodricks may legitimise homosexuality, says BJP

A day after name of Goa-based fashion designer Wendell Rodricks was announced for Padma Shri Award, local BJP unit claimed that award may legitimise homosexuality, though it also congratulated him.

Padma Shri Boniface hopes to compete at 2016 Rio Paralympics

After being chosen for the prestigious Padma Shri award, wheelchair tennis star Boniface Prabhu on Sunday hoped to get clearance from the Paralympic Committee of India (PCI) to compete in the 2016 Rio Paralympics.

Paes, Gopichand get Padma Bhushan; Yuvraj Padma Shri

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.

Composer Raghavan cremated Sunday, film fraternity stays away

Veteran music composer K. Raghavan was cremated Sunday in Tellicherry, 12 km from here, but no one from the Malayalam film fraternity came to pay their last respects to the Padma Shri winner.

PM presents Padma Shri award to Japanese scholar

In a rare gesture, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today presented Padma Shri award to eminent Japanese Tamil language scholar Noburu Karashima for his outstanding contribution in the field of literature and education.

Himachal artist gets Padma Shri

Vijay Sharma, a Himachal Pradesh artist known for his Kangra miniature paintings, was named for the Padma Shri award, the fourth highest civilian honour.

Gundecha Brothers honoured with Padma Shri

Singers Ramakant and Umakant, popularly known as Gundecha Brothers, will receive the Padma Shri award, for their contribution to Indian classical music.