Making a departure from the usual practice of giving honours to the who's who and pushers, President Pranab Mukherjee will confer the prestigious civilian award – Padma Shri – to several unsung heroes who are doing their job silently and ... DNA, 4 weeks ago
Recognising the talent of unknown and unsung heroes of the country, this year’s Padma awards on Wednesday named nonogenarian Bhakti Yadav, popularly known as “Doctor Dadi” from Indore, and captain of Indian cricket team of blind Shekhar Naik for Padma ...The Financial Chronicle, 4 weeks ago
Nonogenarian Bhakti Yadav, popularly known as "Doctor Dadi" from Indore, and captain of Indian cricket team of blind Shekhar Naik are among the unsung heroes who were today named for Padma Shri. Dipa Karmakar, who finished fourth in artistic gymnastics at Rio ...Deccan Herald, 4 weeks ago
New Delhi: Legendary singer K.J. Yesudas will be accorded Padma Vibhushan, the second highest civilian honour of India. Altogether, six Keralites have made it to the list of Padma awardees this year. Carnatic vocalist Parassala B Ponnammal, hockey player ...Mathrubhumi, 4 weeks ago
She has won a number of prizes in competitions, be it music, dance or martial arts; the latest feather in her many-feathered cap is participating in the International Youth Exchange Programme, 2016, held in Ha-Long Bay, Vietnam in October. Shruthy was part of ...The Hindu, 1 month ago
To be at Kakkathuruthu when the sun sets, according to National Geographic, is a surreal experience.Ambassador T P Sreenivasan tells us how the tiny island gradually charmed him. IMAGE: It wouldn't be exaggerating to say that Kakkathuruthu (Island of Crows, in Malayalam) is a jewel in Kerala's crown.All photographs: Kind courtesy Kayal Island Retreat 'Sunset in Kerala is greeted by a series of rituals. 'Here on Kakkathuruthu, a tiny island in Kerala's tangled backwaters, children leap into ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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