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  • leander paes the latest sportsperson to be awarded padma

    Leander Paes : The latest sportsperson to be awarded Padma Bhushan

    Tennis | April 27, 2014 7:17 IST

    New Dellhi:  Leander Paes and tennis are synonymous in India.The  forty year old war horse who made India proud in 1996 Atlanta Olympics by winning a bronze medal has been awarded with the third highest

  • ex cji verma s family refuses padma bhushan

    Ex-CJI Verma's family refuses Padma Bhushan

    India | January 31, 2014 17:04 IST

    New Delhi: The family of eminent jurist and former chief justice of India, late Justice J S Verma, has decided not to accept the Padma Bhushan awarded to him posthumously on the eve of Republic

  • proud to be an indian says padma bhushan kamal haasan

    Proud to be an Indian, says Padma Bhushan Kamal Haasan

    Bollywood | January 25, 2014 22:23 IST

    Chennai: Popular actor Kamal Haasan today said, he was honoured to have been chosen for the Padma Bhushan award by the government. In a statement here, he said: "Proud to be an Indian. India is

  • amitabh bachchan to get global diversity award

    Amitabh Bachchan to get Global Diversity Award

    Bollywood | September 11, 2013 17:34 IST

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan will be honoured with the Global Diversity Award in Delhi Wednesday.The 70-year-old will also take a tour around the parliament house."Tomorrow (Wednesday) there is more activity and honour coming my way,

  • pranab mukherjee confers padma awards

    Pranab Mukherjee confers Padma awards

    India | April 20, 2013 17:45 IST

    New Delhi, Apr 20:President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday conferred the Padma awards on several eminent personalities including industrialist Adi Godrej, Olympic medal winners Yogeshwar Dutt and Vijay Kumar, actor Nana Patekar and designer Ritu Kumar.Professor

  • padma awards for bollywood the delayed and the deserved

    Padma awards for Bollywood - the delayed and the deserved

    Bollywood | January 27, 2013 6:50 IST

    Mumbai, Jan 26: That Rajesh Khanna is being honoured with a Padma Bhushan is a good thing. That he is being honoured after his death is not such a good thing.Why wait for the legends

  • sushil disappointed to miss out on padma bhushan

    Sushil disappointed to miss out on Padma Bhushan

    Other Sports | January 26, 2013 22:22 IST

    New Delhi, Jan 26: Wrestler Sushil Kumar, the only Indian sportsperson to win back-to-back individual Olympic medals, is disappointed to miss out on the Padma Bhushan award though his name had been recommended.Sushil's name had

  • singer s. janaki refuses to accept padma bhushan

    Singer S. Janaki refuses to accept Padma Bhushan

    Bollywood | January 26, 2013 14:32 IST

    Chennai, Jan 26:  Expressing dissatisfaction over the number of people from South India figuring in the Padma awards list for 2013, southern playback singer Sreeramamurthy Janaki Friday refused to accept Padma Bhushan award announced for

  • sharmila tagore rajesh khanna jaspal bhatti rahul dravid

    Sharmila Tagore, Rajesh Khanna, Jaspal Bhatti, Rahul Dravid, Sridevi among Padma awardees

    Bollywood | January 26, 2013 6:38 IST

    New Delhi, Jan 25: Actors Sharmila Tagore, Rajesh Khanna and Sridevi, comedian Late Jaspal Bhatti, ex-cricketer Rahul Dravid  and Urdu poet Nida Fazli figure among the list of Padma awardees this year. Following is the full

  • bcci recommends dravid gambhir for padma awards

    BCCI recommends Dravid, Gambhir for Padma awards

    Cricket | August 27, 2012 17:43 IST

    New Delhi, Aug 27: The BCCI has decided to recommend the names of former Indian captain Rahul Dravid and opener Gautam Gambhir's names for the prestigious Padma Bhusan and Padma Shri awards respectively.According to a

  • centre rectifies mistake sunil janah to get padma bhushan

    Centre Rectifies Mistake, Sunil Janah To Get Padma Bhushan

    India | February 20, 2012 18:57 IST

    New Delhi, Feb 20: Rectifying its mistake of giving the same award to a person twice after a gap of four decades, the government has decided to confer Padma Bhushan to photographer Sunil Janah, who

  • theatre guru satyadev dubey passes away

    Theatre Guru Satyadev Dubey Passes Away

    Bollywood | December 25, 2011 15:21 IST

    Mumbai, Dec 25: Renowned director, actor and screenplay writer Satyadev Dubey passed away here this morning after suffering from a prolonged illness. He was 75.“He was in coma for the past few months. He suffered

  • anna hazare threatens to return padma bhushan

    Anna Hazare Threatens To Return Padma Bhushan

    India | October 29, 2010 13:34 IST

    Noted social activist Anna Hazare has threatened to return the Padmabhushan conferred upon him alleging irregularities in the Lavasa project. The Gandhian social worker has also written a letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh apprising

  • wonderful to get selected for padma bhushan aamir khan

    Wonderful To Get Selected For Padma Bhushan: Aamir Khan

    Bollywood | January 25, 2010 23:12 IST

    Bollywood actor Aamir Khan, who has been selected for the prestigious Padma Bhushan award, on Monday  said it was "wonderful" to be chosen for the honour and thanked his fans and well wishers for their