Padma Shri award

Hosahalli celebrates Gamaka exponent Keshava Murthy’s Padma Shri

Born on February 22, 1934, Keshavamurthy’s contribution in extending and expanding the scope of Gamaka is immense and unique.

published on : 27th January 2022

India’s last living Sadhir dancer overjoyed by Padma Shri Award

The Sadhir dancer is a recipient of the Padma Shri Award this year. “My happiness knew no bounds when I learned of the award,” she said.

published on : 27th January 2022

Sirpi Balasubramaniam: Padma Shri apt for two-time Sahitya Akademi Award winner

Dr Sirpi Balasubramaniam (86), a renowned Tamil writer-cum-poet, was elated after receiving Padma Shri Award. Balasubramaniam told TNIE,

published on : 27th January 2022

Padma Shri awardee 'Prithviraj' director Chandraprakash Dwivedi dedicates honour to country

The director is humbled beyond words and has dedicated the honour to the Republic of India.

published on : 26th January 2022

Padma Shri award for Najma Akhtar, first woman vice-chancellor of Jamia

First woman vice-chancellor of Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI), Najma Akhtar has been selected for the Padma Shri award.

published on : 26th January 2022

Renowned Sri Lankan dancer Vajira Chitrasena conferred upon Padma Shri award

Chitrasena, 89, and late professor Indra Dassanayake are among the two eminent Sri Lankan personalities who were conferred with the Padma Shri.

published on : 17th November 2021

Recognition for fight to secure rights of backward classes: Padma Awardee Kunjol

“It was a proud moment for a person like me to be part of an elite gathering, which included the President, Prime Minister, Vice-President and the home minister.

published on : 10th November 2021

Padma Shri awards: Simplicity, dogged determination of Karnataka's barefoot warriors win hearts

Tulasi Gowda had stopped wearing footwear long ago as she does not feel comfortable wearing them while moving in the forests.

published on : 10th November 2021

Karnataka's Harekala Hajabba, an orange vendor, honoured with Padma Shri. Here's why

Hajabba has educated more than 2,000 children by building a government primary school and high school in his village in Mangaluru

published on : 9th November 2021

Fortunate to receive Padma Shri award under Modi ji's tenure: Singer Suresh Wadkar

Suresh Wadkar is known for his playback singing in Hindi and Marathi. He has been enthralling audiences for over 45 years now.

published on : 8th November 2021

Padma awardee Ali Manikfan regrets taking part in ‘polytheistic ritual’

“I couldn’t think otherwise when a lamp was handed over to me during the programme. I was under psychological and circumstantial pressure.

published on : 8th October 2021

Three Padma awardees weren’t Kerala’s picks

Of the four Padma awardees from the state, 3 were not recommended by the state government, while all the names barring one that were proposed by it were rejected by the Centre.

published on : 3rd February 2018