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Padma Bhushan
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

India  /  Published 26.01.19

Former top cop puts BJP in spot over Padma

A former chief of police in Kerala considered close to the BJP has left the party struggling for words after he criticised the decision to award scientist and aerospace engineer Nambi Narayanan the Pa...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

India  /  Published 13.02.20

Climate crusader RK Pachauri dead

Environmentalist R.K. Pachauri, a former TERI chief under whose chairmanship the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007, passed away on Thursday. He was 79....
By PTI in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.01.19

Padma winners superwomen for real

One has climbed peaks that no Indian woman before her dreamt of. Another has stood up to defend voiceless trees against powerful, unscrupulous men. Both Everester Bachendri Pal and green crusader Jamu...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 25.09.19

Champ serves tips to win game called life

A shuttle cock cost Rs 6 back in the 1980s, but it was the “most precious possession” of a boy growing up in Hyderabad. That boy grew up to become Pullela Gopichand, ace badminton player and now m...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 19.06.19

Bachendri to stay on at Tata

Legendary mountaineer Bachendri Pal will continue to shepherd the activities of Tata Steel Adventure Foundation (TSAF).Pal, who on May 23, 1984 became the first Indian woman to scale the world’s tal...
By The Telegraph in Jamshedpdur

People  /  Published 07.01.20

Padamsee, poet on palette, no more

The remarkably protean and prolific Akbar Padamsee, one of India’s leading modernists and greats, died at the Isha Yoga Centre near Coimbatore on Monday night at the age of 91. He and his wife Bhanu...
By Soumitra Das in Calcutta

India  /  Published 27.01.19

Gita Mehta’s stand ‘principled’ but elections a constant feature

Writer Gita Mehta has politely declined the Padma Shri awarded to her in an election year, saying its timing could be “misconstrued”.“I am deeply honoured that the government of India should thi...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi


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