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Padma Awards

MC Mary Kom, PV Sindhu, Oinam Bembem Conferred With Padma Awards

Nov 09, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The Padma awards are given in three categories - Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri - and announced annually on the eve of Republic Day.

Better Than Never: PT Usha's Coach O M Nambiar Talks About 'Late' Padma Recognition

Jan 26, 2021 PTI

PT Usha was conferred the Padma Shri in 1985 while O M Nambiar, presented the Dronacharya that year, had to wait for another 36 years before the nation's fourth highest civillian honour came his way

SP Balasubramaniam Honoured With Padma Vibhushan; Tarun Gogoi Named For Padma Bhushan

President Ram Nath Kovind approved the conferment of 119 Padma awards --seven Padma Vibhushan, 10 Padma Bhushan and 102 Padma Shri

72nd Republic Day: Mouma Das, Six Other Sportspersons Awarded Padma Shri

Jan 25, 2021 PTI

Every year, the award winners are announced on the eve of Republic Day. The Padma awardees are felicitated by the President of India

Padma Vibhushan Awardee Aerospace Scientist Roddam Narasimha Dies At 87

Eminent aerospace scientist died after suffering a brain haemorrhage

17 June, 2020

AIFF To Send Football Great IM Vijayan's Name For Padma Shri Award


IM Vijayan formed a prolific strike partnership for India alongside Bhaichung Bhutia and helped the team score various vital goals in international tournaments

26 January, 2020

How Does It Even Work? Wrestler Vinesh Phogat Questions Padma Awards List


Vinesh Phogat questioned the government's decision and said that deserving athletes were left out of the Padma awards list

26 January, 2020

Republic Day 2020: Meet The Unsung Heroes Who Have Been Conferred With Padma Awards


Jagdish Lal Ahuja, who serves free food to patients and attendants outside PGI hospital in Chandigarh, and Mohammed Sharif, who has performed last rites of over 25,000 unclaimed bodies are among unsung heroes awarded the coveted Padma Shri award this year

25 January, 2020

India Gives 141 Padma Awards On Republic Day, Former Union Ministers, Bollywood Celebs Among Awardees


Late Union Ministers Arun Jaitley, Sushma Swaraj and George Fernandes given Padma Vibhushan, Manohar Parrikar Gets Padma Bhushan.

25 January, 2020

Padma Awards: Mary Kom To Be Conferred Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan For PV Sindhu


Eight sportspersons were named for the prestigious Padma awards on the eve of the 2020 Republic Day, and they are Mary Kom (Padma Vibhushan), P V Sindhu (Padma Bhushan), Zaheer Khan, Rani Rampal, M P Ganesh, Jitu Rai, Bembem Oinam and Tarundeep Rai -- all Padma Shri

25 January, 2020

R-Day: Arun Jaitley, Sushma Swaraj, George Fernandes Awarded Padma Vibhushan Posthumously

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Former Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and Industrialist Anand Mahindra among those awarded Padma Bhushan.


14 December, 2019

CBI Books Bharatanatyam Dancer and Padma Shree Awardee Leela Samson Over Alleged Irregularities


Leela Samson, a Padma Shree awardee and also a former chairperson of CBFC, has been booked for alleged "unfruitful expenditure" of Rs 7.02 crore on the renovation of Koothambalam auditorium of Kalakshetra Foundation, Chennai.

11 March, 2019

President Kovind Confers Padma Awards On 47 'Inspiring' Personalities

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The Padma Awards - one of the highest civilian awards of the country -- are conferred in three categories: the Padma Vibhushan, the Padma Bhushan and the Padma Shri.

28 January, 2019

My Sister Has A Right To Do Whatever She Desires: Patnaik On Gita Mehta Declining Padma Award

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Mehta had been named for the Padma Shri in the 'Foreigners' category for her outstanding contribution to the field of art and literature.

26 January, 2019

BJP’s Political Calculations Behind Bharat Ratna To Pranab Mukherjee, Bhupen Hazarika

Rajat Roy

The awardees for the year were announced on the eve of India's 70th Republic Day.

26 January, 2019

READ: What Gambhir, Chhetri, Punia Said After Being Bestowed With Padma Awards?

Chhetri in a series of tweets thanked his family and fans for their support and also indicated that there is no chance of an international retirement round the corner for the second highest goal-getter (among current players) in international football after Cristiano Ronaldo.

26 January, 2019

Bharat Ratna | Pranab Mukherjee: Congress Stalwart Who Made His Mark As Statesman

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Mukherjee pursued History, Political Science and Law from Kolkata University and embarked on his professional life as a college teacher and journalist.


26 January, 2019

Bharat Ratna | Bhupen Hazarika: A Legend Whose Music Transcended Boundaries

Outlook Web Bureau

Hazarika's songs resonate among music lovers of all ages and he was considered a legend in his lifetime.

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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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