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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

Padma Awards 2016: Rajinikanth, Priyanka Chopra conferred with top honours

President Pranab Mukherjee today conferred the highest awards to the recipients.

Apr 12, 2016, 11:51 AM IST

Dhirubhai Ambani, Anupam Kher, Saina Nehwal honoured with Padma awards: Watch ceremony in pics

President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday presented five Padma Vibhushan, eight Padma Bhushan and 43 Padma Shri awards.

Mar 28, 2016, 15:46 PM IST

When Anupam Kher got 'flashback of life' for Padma Award ceremony

Anupam has been in the Hindi film fraternity for over two decades and has been part of films like ‘Saaransh’, ‘A Wednesday’, and ‘Silver Linings Playbook’, which also starred Hollywood actors Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence and Robert De Niro. 

Mar 28, 2016, 14:22 PM IST

Know the business stalwarts who were given Padma award this year

A host of leaders from the business world have recieved Padma awards this year. Check out the list.

Mar 28, 2016, 12:25 PM IST

President Pranab Mukherjee confers Padma awards on Dhirubhai Ambani, Sania Mirza: Complete list is here

President Pranab Mukherjee presented five Padma Vibhushan, eight Padma Bhushan and 43 Padma Shri awards at the Civil Investiture Ceremony.

Mar 28, 2016, 09:46 AM IST