Padma Vibhushan

  • President Pranab Mukherjee confers Padma awards 31-03-2014 04:25 PM

    New Delhi: Eminent scientist RA Mashelkar was on Monday conferred the Padma Vibhushan, the second highest civilian award, while acclaimed artiste Kamal Haasan and ace shuttler P Gopichand were among the 12 personalities conferred the Padma Bhushan by President Pranab Mukherjee in Delhi. Award winning actor Vidya Balan, coach of...
  • Sachin Tendulkar, Prof C N R Rao to be conferred with Bharat Ratna today 04-02-2014 07:18 AM

    New Delhi: Legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar and eminent scientist Prof C N R Rao will be conferred with the country's highest civilian honour Bharat Ratna by President Pranab Mukherjee at a function in New Delhi on Tuesday. Master batsman Tendulkar, who retired from international cricket on November 16 last year,...
  • Viswanathan Anand steals the show at nephew's marriage 06-12-2013 09:17 AM

    Five-time world chess champion Viswanathan Anand became the centre of attraction at his nephew's marriage at Refinery Nagar in Mathura. The nephew was tying the knot with the Madhu, daughter of Brajbihari Ojha, a foreman with Mathura Refinery. As the guests at the marriage saw the Padma Vibhushan player there...
  • Give Bharat Ratna to Salim Ali, demands AMU professor 26-11-2013 07:18 AM

    An academic from Aligarh has urged the government to confer Bharat Ratna, the country's highest civilian award, to Salim Ali -- the "birdman of India" as he was widely known. HSA Yahya of the department of Wildlife Sciences at the Aligarh Muslim University made the demand during a keynote address...
  • President Pranab Mukherjee confers Padma awards 20-04-2013 05:46 PM

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday conferred the Padma awards on several eminent personalities including industrialist Adi Godrej, Olympic medal winners Yogeshwar Dutt and Vijay Kumar, actor Nana Patekar and designer Ritu Kumar. Professor Roddam Narasimha, a internationally renowned expert on fluid dynamics and famous painter Sayed Haider Raza...
  • Padma Awards: List of awardees 25-01-2013 09:50 PM

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  • Rajesh Khanna's name recommended for Padma award 09-11-2012 11:19 PM

    New Delhi: Bollywood's first superstar Rajesh Khanna, who was not considered for Padma awards during his lifetime, could get one posthumously. The Information and Broadcasting Ministry is understood to have recommended Khanna's name for Padma Vibhushan under the arts category to the Home Ministry. Names of filmmaker Ramesh Sippy and...
  • 128 people conferred with Padma awards 25-01-2011 07:20 PM

    New Delhi: A list of 128 names-13 Padma Vibhushans, 31 Padma Bhushans and 84 Padma Shri awards, was announced on Tuesday. There are 31 women in the list. Former national security advisor Brajesh Mishra and Planning Commission deputy chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia were amongst the 13 people awarded the Padma...
  • Anand finds IPL cheerleading funny 09-05-2008 10:22 PM

    Pune Warriors India's Murali Kartik is excited to have played an instrumental role in his team's shock win over Mumbai Indians in IPL 5. ...
  • Asha Bhosle speaks on winning the Padma Vibhushan 07-05-2008 02:11 AM

    Wellington: Morne Morkel took 6 for 23 and Kane Williamson made an unbeaten 102 in an almost one-on-one contest that ended in stalemate as South Africa and New Zealand drew the third Test on Tuesday. Promoted from his usual role as third seamer to take the new ball, Morkel took...
  • National wipes: What made news today 04-02-2008 11:38 PM

    Sydney: Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting says he is shocked Cricket Australia has not included opener Simon Katich among its list of contracted players, while former teammate Shane Warne says Ponting was lucky to get a contract. In his first public statement on the issue, Ponting said he agreed with...
  • Tendulkar family celebrates Padma Vibhushan 26-01-2008 07:13 PM

    Karachi: Pakistan's out-of-favour Test all-rounder Sohail Tanvir has been appointed the captain of its second string team that will take on Afghanistan in a ground-breaking one-day series to be held later this month. Tanvir, who has been sidelined from Pakistan duty because of fitness problems and indifferent form, will lead...
  • Padma Vibhushan a matter of great pride: Sachin 26-01-2008 05:00 PM

    Mumbai: Already out of the IPL play-off race having suffered 8 defeats in 12 games, Pune Warriors would be looking to restore some pride and play party poopers when they take on Kolkata Knight Riders on Thursday. While the Warriors have blown away any chance of making it to the...
  • Sportstars, industry czars get top honours 25-01-2008 06:01 PM

    The RCA secretary Sanjay Dixit made it clear that they will not take any insult from anyone. ...
  • Nooyi, Mittal to get Padma Bhushan 26-01-2007 09:11 AM

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  • Padma Vibhushans for 10 greats 26-01-2007 01:20 AM

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