Padma Awards 2017

Moment of pride, celebration: Kailash Kher on Padma Shri honour

Singer Kailash Kher, who shot to fame with the 2003 hit number "Allah ke bande", was thrilled to be named for the Padma Shri -- India's fourth highest civilian award -- on Wednesday. He says it's a moment of pride and celebration.

Jan 25, 2017, 19:24 PM IST

Padma Awards 2017: Dignitaries in the field of Health and Medicine to be felicitated with honour

The awards are announced annually on the eve of Republic Day.

Jan 25, 2017, 19:12 PM IST

Padma Awards 2017: Prof. Udipi Ramachandra Rao, Chandrakant Pithawa among others to be honoured for excellence in Science

This year, the President of India has approved conferment of Padma Awards to 89 persons.

Jan 25, 2017, 19:04 PM IST

Padma Awards 2017: Kailash Kher, Sanjeev Kapoor, Anuradha Paudwal to be felicitated with the honour

The list of Padma awardees for 2017 was on Wednesday announced by the government of India. Interestingly, singer Kailash Kher, chef Sanjeev Kapoor and vocalist Anuradha Paudwal have been named among others for their exceptional contribution in their respective fields.

Jan 25, 2017, 17:55 PM IST