Chef Sanjeev Kapoor, Discus Thrower Vikas Gowda, Gymnast Dipa Karmakar, Wrestler Sakshi Malik, along with several others were conferred with the prestigious Padma awards today at the Rashtrapati Bhawan in Delhi.Complete list of Padma Shri awardees:--Ms. Eli ... Business Standard, 1 week ago
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Towering discus thrower Vikas Gowda has struggled in the last year, with injuries hampering his progress at the Rio Olympics. But Vikas, who has participated in four Olympics (2004, 2008, 2012 and 2016), was on Friday, honoured with the Padma Shri award at ...Deccan Herald, 1 week ago
Stalin Hoover produced a fine all-round effort to set up Friends Union CC's five-wicket victory over Jawahar Sports Club in the YS Ramaswamy Memorial tournament here. Riding on a half-century from Akshay Ballal (68) and handy contributions from Jayesh Babu ...Deccan Herald, 2 months ago
‘You need multiple recommendation letters from various quarters in the government’ IMAGE: Achanta Sharath Kamal of India. Photographs: Paul Gilham/Getty Images India's leading table tennis player Achanta Sharath Kamal, who was ignored for Padma Shri, feels the existing awards application system makes the athletes beg for the honour. "You need multiple recommendation letters from various quarters in the government, the more they are, the better your chances of getting the ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Shekhar Naik, former captain of the blind cricket Indian team, who is set to be conferred with Padma Shri, says that the coveted award will serve as a big source of inspiration for blind cricketers and would give the due recognition to their game."It is for ...Business Standard, 2 months ago
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