Padma Shri
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

Culture  /  Published 09.02.20

Padma Shri awardee Giriraj Kishore passes away

Veteran writer and academician Giriraj Kishore passed away on Sunday at his residence here following a prolonged illness. He was 82-years-old.A Padma Shri awardee, Giriraj had written 'Pahla Girmitiya...
By PTI in Kanpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 13.03.19

Jharkhand's Lady Tarzan eyes wider reach

The prestigious Padma Shri award in her kitty, forest activist Jamuna Tudu is now looking forward to spread her wings across Kolhan.The 32-year-old green crusader, who received the coveted honour from...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur


Jharkhand  /  Published 27.01.20

Dance as a legacy

His ancestors were priests of the Seraikela royal family but they had a unique connection with Seraikela Chhau. Seraikela Chhau exponent and guru Shashadhar Acharya, 59, whose name was announced as on...
By Antara Bose in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 08.01.19

Coal town awash with colours

For Tahmina Hafiz Lisa, a painter from Bangladesh, life was like living through magic being remote controlled by someone from afar.“One of my paintings, which depicts a women smoking a cigarette wit...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 15.06.20

Padma winner woman Everester loses medal in Jamshedpur burglary

Unidentified miscreants burgled the residence of acclaimed mountaineer and 2013 Padma Shri awardee Premlata Agarwal at KD Flat under Kadma police station in Jamshedpur on Sunday and took away her awar...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

India  /  Published 18.12.19

Mujtaba Hussain to return Padma Shri

Amid nationwide protests over the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, Hyderabad-based Urdu writer Mujtaba Hussain has decided to return his Padma Shri award, saying he was not happy with the current situatio...
By PTI in Hyderabad

North East  /  Published 04.02.19

NE backs Aribam ‘sacrifice’

The film fraternity of the region backed the decision of Manipur filmmaker Aribam Syam Sharma to return his Padma Shri in protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019.Haobam Paban Kumar, a m...
By Abdul Gani and NG. Indrakanta Singh in Guwahati/Imphal


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