Padma Shri

Who is Sridhar Vembu - the Indian techie who has been awarded Padma Shri

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Jan 26, 2021, 14:31 PM IST

Tamil Nadu university scraps Arundhati Roy’s book from syllabus, replaces with Padma Shri awardee’s work

A Tamil Nadu University has decided to remove Arundhati Roy’s book from their syllabus.

Nov 12, 2020, 22:49 PM IST

Sakshi Malik: Matter of pride that I will be conferred with Arjuna Award

Malik had also won the silver medal at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, and the bronze medal at the 2015 Asian Wrestling Championships in Doha. 

Aug 20, 2020, 10:57 AM IST

Adnan Sami on Padma Shri flak: Okay if they didn't like it

Adnan Sami was given Padma Shri on India's 71st Republic Day. The Home Ministry had released a list of 118 people including Sami.

Feb 12, 2020, 11:48 AM IST

Karan Johar: Honoured to receive Padma Shri alongside Kangana Ranaut

Karan Johar was later seen cracking a joke at a Bollywood awards ceremony in New Jersey, when he along with actors Saif Ali Khan and Varun Dhawan, chanted "nepotism rocks" on the stage.

Jan 29, 2020, 18:55 PM IST

Kangana Ranaut, Karan Johar, Adnan Sami, Ekta Kapoor to be conferred with Padma Shri

This year's awardees comprise seven Padma Vibhushan, 16 Padma Bhushan and 118 Padma Shri recipients.

Jan 26, 2020, 07:15 AM IST

Padma Shri awardee, Japan's Tomio Mizokami speaks on meeting PM Narendra Modi, his love for Hindi language

In 2018, Mizokami was awarded for his contribution to the Indian literature, including Hindi. 

Jun 27, 2019, 22:27 PM IST

Padma Shri has become a curse for me: 'Canal Man Of Odisha' Daitari Naik

Naik said that Padma Shri has now become a curse for him as it has snatched his source of livelihood.

Jun 25, 2019, 16:41 PM IST

Sushma Swaraj intervenes after German national reportedly threatens to return Padma Shri

Friederike was reportedly threatened to give back her award after her application for visa extension for further stay in India was rejected by the Ministry of External Affairs. 

May 26, 2019, 13:24 PM IST

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