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Padma Shri

Wanted to give the Padma Shri back: Saif Ali Khan

On Arbaaz Khan's chat show "Pinch", Saif was taken through some mean tweets about him.

May 14, 2019, 19:08 PM IST

Manipuri filmmaker Aribam Shyam Sharma returns Padma Shri to protest against Citizenship Bill

The announcement by the 82-year-old veteran filmmaker was made in Imphal.

Feb 03, 2019, 16:47 PM IST

Manoj Bajpayee on Padma Shri honour: It's an honour for the belief with which I've tirelessly worked

Bajpayee is one of the most versatile actors of Bollywood.

Jan 26, 2019, 17:00 PM IST

Padma Honours: Gautam Gambhir wants to be a better 'human being'

Meanwhile, Sunil Chhetri also thanked his family and fans for their support after being nominated for Padma Shri and also indicated that there is no chance of an international retirement round the corner for him. 

Jan 26, 2019, 15:28 PM IST

Shankar considers Ehsaan, Loy 'equal recipients' of Padma Shri

Singer-composer Shankar Mahadevan feels humbled and honored on being chosen for the Padma Shri. He also considers his musical partners Ehsaan Noorani and Loy Mendonsa as equal recipients of the country's fourth-highest civilian honour.

Jan 26, 2019, 15:21 PM IST

Padma Shri an honour for conviction: Manoj Bajpayee

Actor Manoj Bajpayee is feeling ecstatic as his work has been recognized by the "highest office". He says getting a Padma Shri is an honor for "your journey and conviction".

Jan 26, 2019, 15:14 PM IST

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik’s sister Gita Mehta declines to accept Padma Shri, says timing of the award may be misconstrued

Gita said that the timing of award may be misconstrued as it comes ahead of the Lok Sabha elections due this year.

Jan 26, 2019, 09:11 AM 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

AIFF to recommend Sunil Chhetri for Padma Shri award

Chhetri leads the India chart with 56 goals from 97 appearances and is one of the forwards with better strike rates in world football. 

May 01, 2018, 16:26 PM IST

Congress tweets on Sridevi's death and Twitter is fuming

Among the millions of tweets posted on the death of Sridevi, the one from Indian National Congress has not gone down well with people. 

Feb 25, 2018, 09:53 AM 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

Padma awards: List of awardees to be announced today

The Padma awards – Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri – bestowed to honour works of distinction and achievements in a diverse range of fields, will be announced on Thursday.

Jan 25, 2018, 11:40 AM IST

Kidambi Srikanth recommended for Padma Shri award

 PV Sindhu and Mahendra Singh Dhoni have also been recommended for the Padma Bhushan.

Nov 01, 2017, 17:58 PM IST

Deepa Malik to receive MG Mehta Human Spirit award

Malik was honoured with the Padma Shri earlier this year and Arjuna Award in 2012.

Oct 04, 2017, 13:13 PM IST

Senior journalist Ashok Malik appointed Press Secretary to President

Senior Indian analyst and a fellow of Observer's Research Foundation (ORF) Ashok Malik has been appointed as the Press Secretary to President by the Union Cabinet.

Jul 22, 2017, 11:02 AM IST

Nepal felicitates 1st Indian who scaled Everest six times

The first Indian man who scaled Mount Everest for a record six times was felicitated in Nepal.

 

Jun 09, 2017, 13:56 PM IST

KPS Gill will be remembered for effective policing: President Pranab Mukherjee

A committed IPS officer, Gill served the nation in various capacities including Director General of Police in Punjab and Assam.

May 27, 2017, 16:24 PM IST