Civilian Honour

  • Three Australians of Indian origin get Australia Day honours January 30, 2014

    Three Australians of Indian origin have received Australia's prestigious civilian honours for their exceptional contribution to the society. Sadanandan Nambiar, Radhey Shyam Gupta and Pratish Chandra Bandopadhayay were the recipients of the Australia Day Honours, which were announced on January 26, the national day of Australia. Nambiar, who works with the Commonwealth...
  • Aamir, Rahman among 130 Padma Awardees January 25, 2010

    New Delhi: The Government on Monday announced 130 Padma awards, including six Padma Vibhushans, the country's second highest civilian honour, for Nobel laureate Venkatraman Ramakrishnan, Apollo hospital chief Prathap Chandra Reddy and former RBI Governor Y Venugopal Reddy, as also three personalities from the world of art. Bollywood superstar Aamir...
  • Bharat Ratna for Sachin? | Blog | Face the Nation: Howzzat? January 5, 2008

    New Delhi: India may be shining on all fronts as an emerging global superpower, yet the country hasn't found a deserving person for the nation's highest honour, Bharat Ratna, in the last seven years. And as countdown begins for this year's civilian awards, speculation is on as to whether the...