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Padma Shri

Manjamma Jogathi: A Journey From Pain To Liberation

Nov 16, 2021 Thufail PT

Manjamma Jogathi is today known as Matha B Manjamma Jogathi, the transgender dancer who received Padma Shri for her contribution to art. Here's her journey so far.

Who Is Manjamma Jogathi, The Transgender Dancer Who Received Padma Shri

Nov 10, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Manjamma’s journey started as a street beggar. She was sexually abused and was on the verge of suicide. From there, she emerged as a dancer.

Carnatic Music Maestro Avasarala Lauded By Congress In US

Wishing to honour the life and talent of Avasarala Kanyakumari Kanyakumari, a revered master violinist, composer, and teacher in the Indian Carnatic musical tradition, the Indian American lawmaker said the Indian government recognised her talent and contributions to Indian music and culture with the Padma Shri Award in 2015.

Padma Shree Nominee, Who Has Cremated Over 25,000 Bodies, Can't Afford Treatment Due To Poverty

Feb 23, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Mohammad Shareef, also known as 'messiah of lawarais lashen', has been bed-ridden at his home in Mohalla Khirki Ali Beg in Ayodhya.

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

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

25 January, 2021

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


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

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

21 February, 2020

Odisha Adopts Champion's Vision to Safeguard its Biodiversity

Charupadma Pati

An inspiring story of an economist turned environmentalist who has been showing the way to sustainable agriculture, forest conservation and proper use of natural resources

18 February, 2020

Remembering Wendell Rodricks

Lachmi Deb Roy

Wendell Rodricks’s partner writes an emotional note on Instagram thanking all his friends and well wishers

29 January, 2020

'Let Them React How They Want To': Alia's Reply To Rangoli Chandel's Tweet Mocking Her For Congratulating Kangana

Outlook Web Bureau

Alia Bhatt recently congratulated Kangana Ranaut after the announcement of the latter being conferred Padma Shri, to which Rangoli replied,'Look, Alia has also sent flowers. I don’t know about Kangana but I am really enjoying it.'

26 January, 2020

Ekta Kapoor, Kangana Ranaut, Karan Johar Recieve Padma Shri; Thank Fans, Friends On Social Media

Outlook Web Bureau

From Karan Johar to singer Adnan Sami, here is what the Bollywood celebs have to say on being conferred Padma Shri.


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

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.

24 June, 2019

Padma Shri Award Did Not Help Me, People Are Not Giving Me Any Work: 'Canal Man Of Odisha' Daitari Naik

Outlook Web Bureau

70- year-old Dharaitri Naik gained prominence, when he carved out a three-kilometre canal from the Gonasika mountains so that the water stream could irrigate the parched land below, in the wake of lack of water in his village, that caused a major trouble to him and to the people in his village.

11 March, 2019

President Kovind Confers Padma Awards On 47 'Inspiring' Personalities

Outlook Web Bureau

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.


03 February, 2019

Filmmaker Aribam Syam Sharma Returns Padma Shri To Protest Citizenship Bill

Outlook Web Bureau

The Citizenship Amendment Bill aims to allow non-Muslim from Bangladesh, Afghanistan and Pakistan to apply for Indian citizenship within six years of entering India.

Photo Gallery

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.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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