Padma Shri
Jharkhand  /  Published 27.01.20

Padma for son of soil

By TT Bureau in Ranchi

North East  /  Published 26.01.20

Lalbiakthanga Pachuau gets Padma Shri

Veteran Mizoram journalist Lalbiakthanga Pachuau has been awarded the Padma Shri, the fourth-highest civilian honour of the country.Mizoram Governor PS Sreedharan Pillai, in his Republic Day speech on...
By PTI in Aizawl

North East  /  Published 21.12.18

Assam Nightingale Dipali Borthakur falls silent

Dipali Borthakur, known as the “Nightingale of Assam,” breathed her last at a private hospital here on Friday. She was 77 and is survived by her painter husband Neel Pawan Barua.“She was hospita...
By Abdul Gani in Guwahati

India  /  Published 25.05.20

Hockey legend Balbir Singh Sr dies

Balbir Singh Sr, one of India's greatest hockey players who won three Olympic gold medals in a stellar career, died at a hospital in Mohali on Monday after battling multiple health issues for over two...
By PTI in Chandigarh

Jharkhand  /  Published 29.03.19

Folk hero to celebrate voting

Padma Shri Mukund Nayak will soon be hitting the road with his brand of Jhumar song-and-dance to spread the good word about elections and voting, a task that he has willingly accepted after being decl...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 04.02.20

Lady Tarzan ready for bigger challenge

Green crusader and Padma Shri recipient Jamuna Tudu’s campaign to protect trees won’t be limited to East Singhbhum alone.Known as Lady Tarzan for the ferocity with which she fights the timber mafi...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 07.03.19

This guru wants chhau to be a millennial buzzword

For any dance form to thrive, it needs to be popular among youngsters. That’s what honorary director of the Sangeet Natak Akademi’s chhau centre in Chandankyari, Bokaro, Padma Shri Gopal Prasad Du...
By Antara Bose in Jamshedpur

North East  /  Published 27.01.20

Award will help bridge the gap: Bembem

Oinam Bembem Devi, known as the Durga of Indian Football, who became the first woman football player in India to have been named for the Padma Shri awards, said this recognition will help bridge the g...
By Abdul Gani in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 02.01.19

Book on ‘ambulance’ dada

A journalist-turned-social entrepreneur has started working on the biography of a tea garden worker who tuned his two-wheeler into an “ambulance” to hospitalise patients in remote areas of the Doo...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

Jharkhand  /  Published 11.05.19

For her, age is just a number

School and college students across the capital watched in disbelief as 70-year-old Kathak exponent Shovana Narayan showcased some graceful dance moves as part of a series of programmes organised acros...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi


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