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Space scientists feel honoured on getting Padma Shri

India’s two space scientists who played an important role in the country’s two inter-planetary missions Sunday said they felt deeply honoured and happy on being conferred with the Padma Shri. “I feel deeply honoured. All in the family are also elated. It is the recognition for the team members,” S. Arunan, project director for India’s Mars mission, told IANS. The ...

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17 foreigners, NRIs, 4 Swamijis among 104 Padma awardees this year

Seventeen people from other countries, including a few of Indian origin, are among 104 people chosen for the Padma awards this year coinciding with the Republic Day on Monday. Karim Al Hussiani Aga Khan of France has been conferred with the Padma Vibhushan, India’s second highest civilian award. Manjul Bhargava, David Frawley, Bill Gates and Melinda Gates – all from ...

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Barring Ramdev, Sri Sri, 4 other Swamijis figure in Padma Awards List

As Baba Ramdev, the champion of Yoga and Bangalore-based Sri Sri Ravi Shankar declined the Padma awards amid controversy, the Home Ministry did not relent on inclusion of other babas and swamijis in the list and four of them figure in the list announced today. Jagat Guru Ramanandacharya Swami Rambhadracharya and three other spiritual leaders, including a NRI in Portugal, ...

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Pro-BJP Lot Gets Padma Awards

The prestigious Padma awards for the lifelong service to the country will be conferred to veteran BJP leader LK Advani, Baba Ramdev, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, actors Amitabh Bachchan and Rajinikanth on the Republic Day ceremony on January 26. In the list of 148 names only two politicians, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal, got the entry. Whereas from the ...

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Mohanlal pips Mammootty in Padma awardee hopefuls’ list

Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 5 (IANS) Superstar Mohanlal appears to have pipped arch on-screen rival Mammootty as he figures in the UDF-led Congress government’s wishlist of Padma Bhushan awardees, a top government source said Monday. Mohanlal and one other person are included in the Padma Bhushan list that has been forwarded by the state government, the source told IANS. Mammootty had received ...

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Govt Invites Nominations for Padma Awards 2015; Before Sept. 15

With less than five months to announce national awards called “Padma Awards” for the year 2015 coinciding with the Republic Day in January, the government has begin the process of receipts of nominations for the Padma Awards, which include Padmashri and Padmabhusan. It sought nominations to be sent to the Union Home Ministry, at the address mentioned below in the ...

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