Padma Vibhushan

Padma Vibhushan for Mary Kom, PV Sindhu awarded Padma Bhushan

Sindhu became the only Indian woman to win an Olympic silver when she reached the final of the women's singles event at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. 

Jan 26, 2020, 09:57 AM 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

Big- B gets heartfelt messages from film fraternity on hitting 50 yrs in Bollywood

The actor who left no stone unturned to impress fans with his spectacular acting skills and versatility has worked with the who's who of the film fraternity. Today on this special day, his friends and colleagues from the industry looked back and congratulated the star for his outstanding contribution over the years.

Nov 08, 2019, 14:04 PM IST

Amitabh Bachchan completes 50 years in Bollywood, Abhishek Bachchan pens a heartfelt message

The 'Guru' star took to Instagram to share a lengthy message along with an old monochromatic snap of his father.

Nov 07, 2019, 16:56 PM IST

Karan Johar congratulates Big B on completing 50 years in Bollywood

The 77-year-old actor began his career in Bollywood with 'Saat Hindustani' in 1969. His popularity reached heights the 1970s after films like 'Zanjeer,' 'Deewaar,' and the blockbuster 'Sholay'.

Nov 07, 2019, 15:33 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

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

Renowned Indian scientist, academician Professor Yash Pal passes away

Pal was known for his contributions to the study of cosmic rays, as well as for being an institution-builder. 

Jul 25, 2017, 09:36 AM IST

Former Indian Ambassador to US passes away at 82

He passed away at around 10 pm, due to multiple organ failure, in Goa's Manipal Hospitals, a hospital official said.

Jul 10, 2017, 10:26 AM IST

KK Venugopal takes charge as 15th Attorney General of India

Senior lawyer in the Supreme Court of India and constitutional expert KK Venugopal on Monday formally took over as 15th Attorney General, replacing Mukul Rohatgi.

Jul 03, 2017, 11:30 AM IST

KK Venugopal appointed new Attorney General, to take over from Mukul Rohatgi

Senior lawyer in the Supreme Court of India and constitutional expert KK Venugopal has been appointed as a new 15th Attorney General replacing Mukul Rohatgi.

Jun 30, 2017, 21:34 PM IST

SC dismisses plea against Padma Vibhushan to Dhirubhai Ambani

The Supreme Court on Friday refused to entertain a plea seeking quashing of a government notification conferring Padma Vibhushan on industrialist Dhirubhai Ambani.

Mar 10, 2017, 19:02 PM IST

HC adjourns hearing of PIL on Padma Vibhushan for Jaggi Vasudev

The Madras High Court on Friday adjourned hearing of a PIL seeking to withdraw the Padma Vibhushan award conferred on founder of Isha foundation, Jaggi Vasudev.

Feb 24, 2017, 22:30 PM IST

Dance-drama retells episodes from Lord Krishna's life

From destroying demons to stealing young maidens' curd and butter, the well-known and most-loved episodes from the life of Lord Krishna were retold here in the dance-drama.

Feb 16, 2017, 17:53 PM IST

Union Home Ministry gets 5,000 nominations for Padma awards

Sources in the ministry said that with the opening of online portal for receiving nominations, names of about 5,000 people have been received for the civic honours.

Dec 23, 2016, 20:54 PM IST

Rajinikanth, Priyanka, Sania Mirza conferred with Padma awards: Here is the full list

President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday honoured several eminent personalities with the prestigious Padma awards at a simple ceremony held at Rashtrapati Bhavan.

Apr 12, 2016, 12:34 PM IST