Padma Shri

Sourav Ganguly joins Instagram on his 47th birthday

Ganguly joins a long list of eminent personalities from Bengal who are present on Instagram to engage with their fans, including actresses and newly-appointed MPs Nusrat Jahan and Mimi Chakraborty.

published on : 8th July 2019

Paschim Odisha Dalit Surakshya Parishad seeks Rajya Sabha berth for Padma Shri Jitendra Haripal

Haripal said if all political parties extend their support, he would be interested in representing the region in Rajya Sabha.

published on : 21st June 2019

Country heading towards oligarchy: Arundathi Nag

We speak to a cross section of artistes, experts in their own field, but whose voices on politics are rarely heard. Today, theatre legend Arundathi Nag gives her take on politics and policies when we

published on : 21st May 2019

100-year-old India born yoga instructor Tao Porchon-Lynch keeps moving, dancing

By the time Porchon-Lynch was a teenager, already teaching yoga, she was able to explain how to breathe in a healthy way - especially to people in awkward sitting positions.

published on : 15th April 2019

Padma awards ceremony: Mohanlal, Bajrang Punia, and 45 eminent personalities receive honours

The remaining awardees are likely to be conferred the honour at another function to be held on March 16, a Home Ministry official said.

published on : 11th March 2019

Passion percussion Padma Shri

On January 25, when drummer Sivamani was climbing up a stage to perform, in Ahmedabad, he received a call from his wife Runa and son Kumaran

published on : 5th February 2019

Citizenship Bill: Legendary Manipuri filmmaker Aribam Shyam Sharma to return Padma Shri

Manipur has seen a series of protests, staged by various organisations, against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016 in the past few days.

published on : 3rd February 2019

Hope award will help my cows get fodder, says Shabbir

Now, Shabbir and his family take care of 100-odd cows. They grow fodder on their own grassland and food for themselves on another plot.

published on : 1st February 2019

My sister has right to decline Padma Shri: Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik

Mehta had been named for the Padma Shri in the 'Foreigners' category for her outstanding contribution to the field of art and literature.

published on : 28th January 2019

Farmers who introduced tech to agriculture in Haryana honoured

Three farmers from Haryana, an eye surgeon and an agricultural scientist from Chandigarh have been conferred the Padma Shri.

published on : 28th January 2019

Kashmir valley basks in Padma glory

Three from Jammu and Kashmir made the state proud by bagging the Padma Shri. Narsingh Dev Jamwal, Fayaz Ahmad Jan and Tsering Norboo were part of the elite list of achievers. 

published on : 28th January 2019

Two musicians, doctor make Bengal proud

Padma Shri awardee Pandit Swapan Chaudhuri is considered one of the greatest living tabla virtuosos whose Legacy (1997) and Passing on the Tradition (1998) were nominated for the Grammys. 

published on : 28th January 2019

Upset with Karnataka government, Padma awardee Thimmakka says she can’t eat mementos

Today there are 385 banyan trees on a 4km stretch between Hulikal and Kudur in Magadi taluk of Ramanagara district, thanks to Thimmakka’s efforts.  

published on : 27th January 2019

Sankara Eye Foundation's Dr RV Ramani: How a man’s vision gave millions their eyesight

Even as congratulations pour for Ramani for being awarded Padma Shri, the story of how he struggled through the initial years and evolved a sustainable business model is a miracle.

published on : 27th January 2019

Sri Bangaru Adigalar is a spiritual guru focussed on breaking social barriers, say devotees

Bangaru Adigalar, or ‘Amma’, as he is called by devotees, established the temple and became a spiritual guru.

published on : 27th January 2019
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