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Padma Shri
Sports  /  Published 09.12.20

Sports stars feel the pain of farmers

Olympic medal winner-turned-professional boxer Vijender Singh has once again iterated his support towards the farmers who are protesting against the new farm laws. He stressed that if the need arises ...
By Arindam Bandopadhyay in Calcutta

India  /  Published 01.12.20

Sportspersons to return Arjuna awards

A host of former sportspersons, including Arjuna and Padma Shri awardees, in a bid to support the agitating farmers have said that they will return their awards in protest against the “force&rdq...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Chandigarh

People  /  Published 13.02.20

Padma Shri winner, designer Wendell Rodricks dies

Internationally-acclaimed fashion designer Wendell Rodricks passed away at his home in Colvale village in Goa on Wednesday evening at the age of 59.Deputy Superintendent of Police (Mapusa) Gajanan Pra...
By PTI in Panaji

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

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.01.20

Padma for son of soil

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By TT Bureau in Ranchi

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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

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


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