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Legendary filmmaker Mrinal Sen passes away at 95

Mrinal Sen's passing away is a big loss not only to Cinema but to the world of Culture & India's civilisational values.

Corps of EME has grown into potent force multiplier

Two Padma Bhushan and three Padma Shri award winners, six Arjuna Awardees felicitated.

Rise and fall of Chanda Kochhar

A look at ICICI Bank’s outgoing chief whose life was both inspiring as well as controversial

Amarnath Sehgal’s hidden memoirs

What made the celebrated personality leave India

I was a minority, a lone ranger: Aamir Khan

Known for going by his instinct while choosing a script and judge a film like an audience first before as an actor, Aamir Khan is well aware of the potential business of a film. However, that does not bother him.

Girish Karnad to be honoured with Tata Lit Lifetime Achievement Award

Karnad is also a recipient of Padma Shri and Padma Bhushan awards. Anil Dharker, founder-director of Literature Live!, said the organisation is thrilled to honour the veteran theatre artiste.

Classical vocalist Girija Devi dies in Kolkata at 88

Besides Padma Shri (1972) and Padma Bhushan (1989), the veteran was honoured with the Tansen Samman by the Madhya Pradesh government, as well as the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award (1977).

PM Narendra Modi wishes Amitabh on turning 75

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday wished Amitabh Bachchan as the Bollywood legend turned 75. Modi said the nation hailed his "cinematic...

I want to be No 1 player, says star shuttler PV Sindhu

“I’m happy that Sports Ministry has recommended my name for Padma Bhushan”

Sports Ministry nominates shuttler PV Sindhu for Padma Bhushan award

The 22-year-old Hyderabadi shuttler was conferred the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award -- the highest sporting honour in India -- in 2016 and the Padma Shri in 2015.

BCCI nominates ‘captain cool’ MS Dhoni for Padma Bhushan award

Dhoni's credentials are impeccable and as the only Indian captain with two World titles (2011 50-over World Cup and 2007 World T20), the BCCI did not have to ponder over likely names.

Niti Aayog Vice Chairman Arvind Panagariya resigns

Talking to reporters, Arvind said the Columbia University was not giving him further extension and he would be leaving Niti Aayog on August 31.

Modi expresses grief on demise of Professor Yash Pal

"Pained by Professor Yash Pal's demise. We have lost a brilliant scientist and academician who made a lasting contribution to Indian education," Modi said in a tweet.

Indian space pioneer Udupi Ramachandra Rao passes away at 85

He was suffering from age related ailments and breathed his last at his residence in the city. Rao is survived by his wife, a son and a daughter, ISRO officials said.

‘Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow’: Rahman marks 25 years of his musical journey

The 'Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow' tour will also feature musicians like Benny Dayal, Neeti Mohan, Haricharan, Jonita Gandhi, Ranjit Barot and Javed Ali.

Wordsmith par excellence

Long after they are gone, legends continue to live in the hearts of people. Dr Cingireddy Narayana Reddy, the wordsmith par excellence and a...

President confers Padma Awards to 44 persons

Chintakindi Mallesham from Telangana who was conferred Padma Shri invented Laxmi ASU machine to reduce the time and menial labour required to weave Pochampalli silk sarees.

Soul is missing from songs nowadays: Lata Mangeshkar

One of the most decorated singers in India, Mangeshkar has been awarded the Bharat Ratna, Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan, Dadasaheb Phalke Award and multiple National Film Awards, among others.

Padma awards conferred to many personalities

New Delhi: Senior politicians Sharad Pawar, Murli Manohar Joshi,Veteran classical and playback singer K.J. Yesudas and the late P.A. Sangma are among seven recipients...

Literature Nobel for Bob Dylan not a right decision: Bond

"Dylan is a successful musician and a great entertainer, but I am not sure whether he was given the Nobel award in the right category," Bond said.

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