Padma Bhushan
People  /  Published 26.07.22

Kolkata-based composer Prodyut Mukherjee on Grammy Awards jury

Kolkata-based composer Pandit Prodyut Mukherjee has added another feather to his cap by becoming a jury member for the next edition of Grammy Awards. On his way to the jury panel, the composer, who i...
By Bishwabijoy Mitra

Opinion  /  Published 11.06.22

Poonawalla is Nobel Peace Prize contender

Courageous work    The nomination and selection process for the Nobel Peace Prize is shrouded in secrecy. But Cyrus Poonawalla, the founder of the Serum Institute of India, is considered...
By Amit Roy

News  /  Published 29.03.22

In photos: Padma Bhushan for Victor Banerjee, route march at Gariahat and more

A quick look at the day that was for Kolkata...
By My Kolkata Web Desk

Opinion  /  Published 29.01.22

Letters to the Editor: Catholic Church must extend equal rights to women

Step into the future Sir — Institutions must evolve with the times in order to remain relevant. The head of the Catholic Church, Pope Francis, recently conferred the lay Roman Catholic ministri...
By The Telegraph

West Bengal  /  Published 26.01.22

Buddha declines Padma award

Cyrus Poonawalla of the Serum Institute of India, which manufactured the Covid-19 vaccine Covishield, and Krishna Ella and Suchitra Ella of Bharat Biotech, which produced Covaxin, are among the Padma ...
By Our Bureau and PTI in Calcutta, New Delhi


Sports  /  Published 09.11.21

Star parade at Padma awards ceremony

Sportspersons receive Padma Bhushan from President Ram Nath Kovind...

India  /  Published 08.11.21

President Kovind confers Padma awards

President Ram Nath Kovind presented Padma awards to 73 individuals, some posthumously, at a ceremony held in the Rashtrapati Bhavan here on Monday. Of these, four were Padma Vibhushan, eight Padma Bh...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 08.11.21

Sindhu receives Padma Bhushan

Two-time Olympic medallist PV Sindhu is pretty elated after receiving the Padma Bhushan, India's third highest civillian honour, at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi. The event was attended by P...
By Our Bureau

North East  /  Published 10.06.21

Assam to give its own awards

The Assam government will present its own versions of the Bharat Ratna and the Padma awards from next year. The weekly cabinet meeting, chaired by chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma here on Tuesday a...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 15.02.21

No Padma awards for film artistes

Perhaps for the first time in decades, not a single film personality was honoured with the Padma awards this year. The one name — as consolation? — on the list was that of the Late S.P. Ba...
By Dinesh Lakhanpal


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