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

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

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

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

West Bengal  /  Published 18.01.20

A fighter & a Bhagwati: Protests needed for a democracy to thrive

If India calls itself the world’s largest democracy, it should act like one, said a former US Marine who has fought discrimination all her life.Anuradha Bhagwati, rights activist and author, has led...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta


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