Tag: Padma Vibhushan

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.

  • Thursday, 05 May 2022
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.

  • Monday, 28 March 2022
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Legendary Kathak Dancer, Pandit Birju Maharaj Passes Away After Cardiac Arrest

Legendary Kathak Dancer, Pandit Birju Maharaj Passes Away After Cardiac Arrest

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  • Monday, 17 January 2022
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.

  • Monday, 09 August 2021
Sculptor Raghunath Mohapatra begins beautification of Puri temple Jagamohan

Puri:  Odia architect Padma Vibhushan Raghunath Mohapatra has started beautification of the stainless steel frame installed for the purpose of Jagamohan of Jagannath temple in Puri. According to information, Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) and Raghunath Mohapatra have signed an agreement in this regard. According to the deal, the Jagamohan will be designed with a […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Mashelkar, BKS Iyengar get Padma Vibhushan

Noted scientist R A Mashelkar and Yoga Guru B K S Iyengar were today chosen for this year's Padma Vibhushan, the second highest civilian honour...

  • Monday, 21 June 2021
Advani, Dilip Kumar, Amitabh conferred Padma Vibhushan

BJP leader L.K. Advani, spiritual leader and philanthropist Aga Khan, actors Dilip Kumar and Amitabh Bachchan and Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal are among the nine awarded India's second highest civilian honour, the Padma Vibhushan, today

  • Monday, 21 June 2021
Ramdev declines Padma Vibhushan, recommends it for 'great' person

Yoga guru Ramdev Saturday declined the Padma Vibhushan, India's second highest civilian award, saying that while he was grateful for being chosen for the honour it should be given to someone else and not a "sanyasi"

  • Monday, 21 June 2021
President presents Padma Bhushan, Padma Shri awards

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday presented the Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri awards for 2019 at the Rashtrapati Bhavan here. Actor-dancer Prabhu Deva, late journalist Kuldip Nayar (awarded posthumously) and industrialist John Chambers are among the recipients. One of the highest civilian awards of the country, the Padma awards were conferred at […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
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Padma Awards 2020: Litterateur Manoj Das From Odisha Conferred With Padma Bhushan

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: Eminent litterateur from Odisha, Manoj Das has been conferred Padma Bhushan, the third highest civilian award in the Republic of India. The Government of India today announced the names of eight Padma Vibhushan awards, 16 Padma Bhushan and 118 Padma Shri awardees. Recognised as the one of the foremost bilingual writer in both […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
Former Ministers Arun Jaitley, Sushma Swaraj And George Fernandes Given Padma Vibhushan

New Delhi: Eminent personalities, including former union ministers Arun Jaitley, Sushma Swaraj and George Fernandes, Olympian boxer Mary Kom, former Mauritius prime minister Anerood Gugnauth have been honoured with the Padma Vibhushan on the Republic Day this year, officials said on Saturday. Former Defence minister Manohar Parrikar, Industrialists Anand Mahindra and Venu Shrinivasan, Olympian badminton […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
Padma Vibhushan for Mary Kom, Sindhu gets Padma Bhushan

New Delhi: Boxing great Mary Kom has been conferred the Padma Vibhushan, the country’s second-highest civilian award. Olympic silver medallist and badminton World Champion PV Sindhu has been conferred the Padma Bhushan as the names of the Padma awardees were disclosed on Saturday on the eve of the 71st Republic Day. Indian women’s hockey captain […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
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 […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
Padma Vibhushan To Former Mauritius PM Token Of Affection From Indians: PM Modi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said the Padma Vibhushan awarded to former Mauritius prime minister Anerood Jugnauth is a token of affection from 130 crore Indians for his continuous efforts towards deepening friendship between the two countries. Modi was responding to a tweet by Mauritius Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth who thanked India […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021