Political stalwarts Murli Manohar Joshi, Sharad Pawar and former Lok Sabha speaker P A Sangma, cricketer Virat Kohli and Carnatic musician K J Yesudas were among the 89 people who were selected for this year's Padma awards. Joshi, Pawar, Sangma and Yesudas figured among the list of seven people who were selected for Padma Vibhushan, country's second highest civilian award. Bharat Ratna, the highest civilian honour, will not be conferred on anybody this year. Among the other awardees in this ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
The government has announced the list of Padma Awards 2017. Distinguished personalities from the field of public service, sports and entertainment will be awarded the Padma Bhushan, Padma Vibhushan and Padma Shri awards by President Pranab Mukherjee at the Rashtrapati Bhavan. Padma Vibhushan awardees include: Singer K J Yesudas Spiritual guru Sadhguru Jaggi VasudevFormer Union minister and NCP chief Sharad PawarSenior BJP leader Murli Manohar ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago Padma Awards announced; Padma Vibhushan for Yesudas Mathrubhumi, 1 month ago
An all-round show from Shashi Biradar propelled Caravan Cricketers to a 20-run win over RV College of Engineering in the KSCA Twenty20 tournament here. Batting first, Caravan rode on Biradar's 58 to post 139 for eight in 20 overs. For RV College, Pratik Singh ...Deccan Herald, 1 month ago
The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued notice to the Goa government on a plea by Sri Ram Sena chief Pramod Muthalik challenging the repeated orders passed to ban his entry there. A bench of Justices Dipak Misra and Arun Mishra sought response from the state ...Deccan Herald, 1 month ago
In yet another announcement on demonetisation, the RBI has stated that old currency notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 exceeding Rs 5,000 can only be deposited once per account until 30 December 2016. Fallout fears The decision - somewhat contrary to the other ...catchnews.com, 2 months ago
Once labelled mild and fragile, P V Sindhu has undergone an astounding transformation, discovers Nikita Puri. IMAGE: By claiming the China Open title last month, P V Sindhu has shown that her Rio Olympic silver medal win was not a one-off. Photograph: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images A little over a year ago, when Tuhin Mishra and his team were working on Pusarla Venkata Sindhu's public image, people would often ask them: Who is Sindhu? Though she had won a bronze at the World Badminton ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Diamond Cricket Club and Viveknagar Cricketers were involved in a thrilling low scoring tie in the KSCA Group I, Division V tournament for JB Mallaradhya Trophy here. Batting first, Diamond CC could only manage to score 124 all out in 20 overs. Vimal Raj ...Deccan Herald, 2 months ago
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