Padma awards

Centre postpones Padma award ceremony due to coronavirus outbreak

 The centre has also declared coronavirus outbreak as a national disaster so that much-needed assistance under the State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF) can be provided.

Mar 14, 2020, 18:58 PM IST

Padma Vibhushan for Arun Jaitley, Sushma Swaraj, George Fernandes posthumously; Manohar Parrikar given Padma Bhushan, Padma Shree for 118

This year, 7 people have been chosen for Padma Vibhushan, sixteen have been given the Padma Bhushan and 118 the Padma Shri for their outstanding achievements and distinguished services in their respective fields.

Jan 25, 2020, 22:49 PM IST

News 100: Watch top news stories of the hour, 11th March, 2019

This segment of Zee News brings top news stories of the day. Watch this video to know the latest news headlines.

Mar 11, 2019, 15:06 PM IST

President Ram Nath Kovind confers Padma awards on 47 'inspiring' personalities

A record 50,000 nominations were received for the 2019 awards, over 20 times more than 2014, when there were just 2,200 nominations.

Mar 11, 2019, 13:37 PM IST

Tea-seller to engineering college drop-out, 'unsung heroes' who won Padma Awards

Devarapalli Prakash Rao, known as 'chai bechne-wala guru', has been providing education to slum children through the money earned from selling tea.

Jan 27, 2019, 20:57 PM IST

Padma awardees express happiness, thank PM Narendra Modi on being conferred with honour

Reacting to the announcement, former ISRO Scientist, Nambi Narayanan said he was glad that his work in the Indian space arena was finally recognised. 

Jan 26, 2019, 19:11 PM IST

Foreigners in Padma list: Lady who saves cows and 100-year-old old yoga teacher

India conferred Padma Shri to Friederike Irina, a German lady popularly known as Sudevi Mataji, who has been taking care of sick & abandoned cows in Mathura for over 2 decades.

Jan 26, 2019, 15:13 PM IST

Padma Awards 2019: Full list of Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri awardees

Among the popular names in the list of awardees are Kariya Munda, Mohanlal, Kuldip Nayar, Sunil Chetri, Kader Khan, Manoj Bajpayee, Prabhu Deva and Gautam Gambhir.

Jan 25, 2019, 22:22 PM IST

Kader Khan, Sunil Chhetri, Kariya Munda, Kuldip Nayar among others honoured with Padma Awards

The awards are given in several fields of activities including art, social work, public affairs, science and engineering, trade and industry, medicine, literature and education, sports, civil service, etc. 

Jan 25, 2019, 22:14 PM IST

More than 1,200 nominations received for Padma Awards; September 15 last date for online recommendations

The Padma awards, namely, Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri, are amongst the highest civilian awards of the country.  

Jun 13, 2018, 00:14 AM IST

MS Dhoni a leader, inspiration for life: Arjun Kapoor

Actor Arjun Kapoor has praised cricket star Mahendra Singh Dhoni, saying he is a leader who has taken Indian cricket to another level in terms of mentality, physicality and consistency.

Apr 03, 2018, 17:23 PM IST

Cricketer MS Dhoni, cueist Pankaj Advani, others conferred Padma awards: Here's the full list

The President presented five Padma Bhushan and 38 Padma Shri awards at the civil investiture ceremony held at the Durbar Hall of the Rashtrapati Bhavan on Monday.

Apr 02, 2018, 23:15 PM IST

President Ram Nath Kovind to present Padma award to 43 people

President of India Ram Nath Kovind will confer the Padma Awards to 43 persons in an ceremony at the Rashtrapathi Bhawan on Monday. This is the second batch of Padma awards to be conferred this year.

Apr 02, 2018, 13:50 PM IST

Photos: Illaiyaraja, Ghulam Mustafa Khan, 41 others given Padma awards

Noted music composer Illaiyaraja, Hindustani classical singer Ghulam Mustafa Khan, Hindutva thinker P Parameswaran, Kerala Bishop Philipose Mar Chrysostom and 39 other prominent personalities were conferred the prestigious Padma awards for 2018 by President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday.

Mar 20, 2018, 22:25 PM IST

President Kovind gives away Padma awards 2018 | Full list of winners

President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday evening gave away prestigious Padma awards to 89 winners at Rashtrapati Bhawan here.

Mar 20, 2018, 19:46 PM IST

Are only Delhiites deserving of Padma awards? PM Modi questions 'lobbying'

PM Modi also added that among those people from Delhi who got the awards, maximum were doctors who used to look after the health of politicians.

Mar 07, 2018, 07:24 AM IST

Mann ki Baat: PM Narendra Modi's top quotes

PM Modi on Sunday said "woman power" has contributed a lot to the positive transformation seen in the country.

Jan 28, 2018, 23:16 PM IST

Pankaj Advani gets his due with Padma Bhushan award, says no hard feelings against government

The cue sports legend has finally got his due after being ignored for Padma Bhushan the previous two years.

Jan 26, 2018, 19:07 PM IST

Names of Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri awardees announced ahead of Republic Day 2018: Full List

Illaiyaraja and MS Dhoni are among those who will be given the Padma awards.

Jan 25, 2018, 23:17 PM IST

MS Dhoni, Pankaj Advani, composer Illaiyaraja on list of Padma awardees

Illaiyaraja and MS Dhoni are among those who will be given the Padma awards.

Jan 25, 2018, 22:50 PM IST