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Cyber-attacks on Mammootty persist; politicians show support

Kochi – Amidst increasing social media attacks against Malayalam superstar Mammootty from various quarters following the allegations made by a businessman named Mohammed Shershad in connection with a controversial movie released in 2022 named ‘Puzhu’, politicians from the Left, Congress have come forward in support of the three-time National Award and Padma Shri winner. As […]

Papalkar accepts Padma Shri with condition

NEW DELHI: Social worker Shankar Baba Papalkar, renowned for his tireless efforts in providing shelter and care to orphaned and destitute children with disabilities in Amravati, has made a poignant request upon receiving the prestigious Padma Shri award this year. Papalkar, adamant about using this platform for a cause close to his heart, has expressed […]

Foxconn CEO Young Liu gets Padma Bhushan; here why

NEW DELHI: The Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Taiwanese technology giant Foxconn Young Liu has been conferred with the prestigious Padma Bhushan award for his transformative contributions to technology and entrepreneurship. With a career spanning over four decades, Liu stands as a beacon of innovation and enterprise, having founded three successful companies that have […]

Padma Shri conferred upon French nationals, including 100-year-old yoga expert

NEW DELHI: In a significant development strengthening the ties between India and France, four French nationals have been honoured with the prestigious Padma Shri award, marking the highest representation from any foreign country. The esteemed Padma awards, which acknowledge outstanding contributions in various fields, were announced by the Centre on Thursday. This announcement coincided with […]

India’s first female elephant mahout, Parbati, honoured with Padma Shri

She earned recognition for her efforts in guiding a herd of over 50 elephants in West Bengal's Midnapore district back to their migratory trail, showcasing her expertise in managing these majestic beings.

Know your Padma awardees: India honours veteran coaches

Veteran cricket coach Gurcharan Singh, Kalaripayattu master SRD Prasad and Thang Ta guru K Sanathoiba Sharma conferred with Padma Shri

Greta Thunberg vs India’s Surmeet Kaur

Lalit Kala Academy hosts art show highlighting Earth’s changing relationship with humanity. Noted environmentalist & Padma Sri Sunita Narain inaugurated exhibition titled – ‘Feminine Connection’. Artist Surmeet Kaur’s exhibition showcases adverse effects of human activity on Earth. Her artworks question self-centered attitude of human beings. She says, “We’ve poisoned the soil, which provides us everything.” […]

Sushma Swaraj, Arun Jaitley, George Fernandes Awarded Padma Vibhushan Posthumously; Kangana Ranaut, Adnan Sami & Others Honoured With Padma Shri

NEW DELHI: President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday presented Padma Awards at the Rashtrapati Bhawan. Former External Affairs Minister Late Sushma Swaraj, actor Kangana Ranaut, Olympian badminton player PV Sindhu were among the prominent personalities who were honoured with the Padma awards by President Ram Nath Kovind. Sushma Swaraj, who passed away in 2019 due […]