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 today announced the full list of Padma Awards for 2017. Eminent personalities from different fields like public service, sports and entertainment will be awarded the Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri awards by President Pranab Mukherjee at the Rashtrapati Bhavan. The names on the list include...Kailash Kher (singer ) Anuradha Paudwal (singer ) TK Vishwanathan (secretary general of the Lok Sabha)Kanwal Sibal (ex-foreign Secy) Prof G Venkataraman Subbaiah ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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