Tag: Padma Shri

Nominations for Padma Awards 2023 open till Sep 15: MHA
Nominations for Padma Awards 2023 open till Sep 15: MHA

All persons without distinction of race, occupation, position or sex are eligible for these awards. Government servants, including those working with PSUs, except doctors and scientists, are not eligible for the Padma awards.

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WATCH | Tokyo Olympics Gold Medalist Neeraj Chopra On Receiving Padma Shri

WATCH | Tokyo Olympics Gold Medalist Neeraj Chopra On Receiving Padma Shri

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President Kovind Confers Padma Awards To Pratibha Ray, Neeraj Chopra, Pramod Bhagat Among Others
President Kovind Confers Padma Awards To Pratibha Ray, Neeraj Chopra, Pramod Bhagat Among Others

Among the dignitaries present on the occasion were the Vice President of India, Prime Minister and Union Minister for Home Affairs, a communique from the Rashtrapati Bhavan said.

Meet 'Chanakya' - The Padma Shri Recipient Director Humbled Beyond Words
Meet 'Chanakya' - The Padma Shri Recipient Director Humbled Beyond Words

On a day when India celebrates the historic achievement of becoming a truly sovereign republic, it is an apt moment to remember Chanakya, one of the most legendary polymaths in the civilizational history of the nation, who coined and executed the idea of a united 'Bharatvarsh' centuries ago. 

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WATCH: Olympic Gold Medalist Neeraj Chopra’s Reaction After Being Awarded Padma Shri and PVSM

Tokyo Olympic Gold Medalist Neeraj Chopra has been conferred with Padma Shri and Param Vishisht Seva Medal.

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Six Eminent Personalities From Odisha To Receive Padma Awards
Six Eminent Personalities From Odisha To Receive Padma Awards

Guru Prasad Mohapatra (Civil Service) from Odisha will also receive Padma Shri (Posthumously). He has been nominated from Delhi.

Tribute To Nanda Sir
Watch: Odisha Artist Pays Unique Tribute To Nanda Sir

An artist from Odisha’s Jaleswar made a Rangoli portrait of Padma Shri Nanda Prusty to pay tributes to the Centenarian teacher who passed away on Tuesday.

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Nanda Sir's Son Thrashed
Padma Shri Nanda Sir Gets Attack Threat, Son Thrashed Over Land Dispute

Padma Shri Nanda Kishore Prusty, the centenarian teacher from Kantira village under Sukinda Police limits of Jajpur, was allegedly threatened over a land dispute on Sunday.

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Manoj Das, Prashant Patnaik Among 11 From Odisha Receive Padma Awards From President

The other recipients of the top honours from the State include-Mitrabhanu Gountia (Art), Manmohan Mohapatra (posthumous Art), Professor Digambar Behera (Medicine), Professor Radha Mohan (Agriculture), Sabarmatee (Agriculture), Utsab Charan Das (Art) and Batakrushna Sahoo (Animal Husbandry).

Govt Announces Nominations Open For Padma Awards
Govt Announces Nominations Open For Padma Awards

Instituted on January 2, 1954, the awards are given in three categories -- Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri. The awards seek to recognize achievements in all activities or disciplines where an element of public service is involved.

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Odisha: Padma Shri Kamala Pujari Seriously Ill, Hospitalised

Jeypore: Padma Shri Kamala Pujari has been admitted to the Saheed Laxman Naik Hospital in Koraput district after her health condition worsened on Tuesday. According to sources, Pujari is suffering from multiple old-age related illness, high blood pressure and kidney ailments. Earlier on June 7, she was admitted to the Koraput District Headquarter Hospital (DHH) […]

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Vinesh Phogat Raises Questions On Padma Awards: 'Who Decides Who Shall Get Awards'

New Delhi: Star wrestler Vinesh Phogat on Sunday raised questions about the manner in which Padma awards are given to sportspersons, terming the process as an “unfair one” after facing the snub for the third time. The current World Championship bronze medallist and one of India’s biggest medal hopes at the Tokyo Olympics, Vinesh hit […]

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'Thought It Was A Spam', Batakrushna Sahoo On His Padma Shri Call

Bhubaneswar: Celebrations began across Sarkana village of Khurda’s Balianta block as soon as the news of local farmer Batakrushna Sahoo conferred with Padma Shri spread like wildfire on Saturday. Sahoo was conferred the fourth highest civilian award in the country for his contribution in the field of Animal Husbandry. In an exclusive interview to OTV, […]

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Karan Johar, Ekta Kapoor, Kangana Ranaut Conferred Padma Shri

New Delhi: Filmmakers Karan Johar and Ekta Kapoor and actor Kangana Ranaut have been awarded the Padma Shri, officials said on Saturday. Singers Suresh Wadkar and Adnan Sami, as well as veteran TV actor Sarita Joshi have also been conferred with the fourth highest civilian award of the country. The Padma Shri for this year […]

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Muslim Bhajan Singer, 'Encyclopedia Of Forests' Among Unsung Heroes Who Bag Padma Shri

New Delhi: Jagdish Lal Ahuja, who serves free food to patients and attendants outside PGI hospital in Chandigarh, Mohammed Sharif from Faizabad, who has performed last rites of over 25,000 unclaimed bodies, and elephant doctor from Assam Kushal Konwar Sarma are among unsung heroes awarded the coveted Padma Shri award this year, officials said on […]

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