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Updated : 2 weeks, 4 days ago IST
New Delhi [India], Mar 14 (ANI): In the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, the Central government on Saturday announced its decision to postpone the Padma Awards ceremony, which was scheduled to take place on April 3.
Updated : 2 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], Jan 26 (ANI): Indian wrestler Sushil Kumar on Sunday congratulated boxer MC Mary Kom and shuttler PV Sindhu on being conferred with Padma Bhushan.
New Delhi [India], Jan 26 (ANI): Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju on Sunday hailed Padma Awards transparent selection process saying that the awards are merit driven and there is no scope of lobbying.
New Delhi [India], Jan 26 (ANI): Indian wrestler Vinesh Phogat on Sunday showed her displeasure over the Padma awards list, which was announced yesterday.
New Delhi [India], Jan 26 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday congratulated this year's Padma Awards recipients and observed that an increased trust and respect for the national civilian awards is evident among the citizens, and pointed out at the overwhelmingly large number of
New Delhi [India], Jan 26 (ANI): After getting conferred with Padma Shri, former Indian fast bowler Zaheer Khan felt humbled and said here on Sunday that wearing the nation's jersey was a matter of pride.
Updated : 2 months, 1 week ago IST
New Delhi [India], Jan 25 (ANI): Former Union ministers Sushma Swaraj, Arun Jaitley, Manohar Parrikar and George Fernandes have been conferred Padma awards posthumously, according to an official announcement made on Saturday.
Updated : 6 months, 2 weeks ago IST
New Delhi (India) September 20 (ANI): Sardar Patel National Unity Award, a new honour for outstanding efforts to further national integration on the pattern of Padma awards will be bestowed annually to an individual or any institution or organisation, the Union Home Ministry said on Friday.
Updated : 7 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], Aug 30 (ANI): The government has received over 25,000 nominations so far for the prestigious Padma Awards-2020, officials said on Friday.
Updated : 8 months, 1 week ago IST
New Delhi, July 23 (ANI): The government told the Lok Sabha on Tuesday that lobbying and connections played a role in getting Padma awards earlier but the process has been changed and those excelling in different areas are given the award.
New Delhi [India], July 23 (ANI): Total 272 foreigners, Non-resident Indians (NRIs), Overseas Citizens of India (OCIs) and Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs) have been conferred the Padma Awards since inception in 1954, MoS Home Nityanand Rai said.
New Delhi [India], July 23 (ANI) : While addressing the Lower House on Tuesday, Minister of State for Home Affairs Nityanand Rai said that Padma Awards have not been conferred based on biasness or lobbying