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Eight from State win Padma Awards
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Eight from State win Padma Awards

January 27, 2020

Padma Shri for Mysuru couple of ‘Sudharma’ fame Padma Vibhushan for Pejawar Seer Mysore/Mysuru: City’s  journalist couple, K.V. Sampath Kumar (Editor) and Vidushi K.S. Jayalakshmi, of India’s only Sanskrit daily, ‘Sudharma,’ will be presented the prestigious Padma Shri award. Pejawar Mutt Seer late Sri Vishweshwara Theertha Swamiji will be honoured with Padma Vibhushan (posthumous) and…

Mary Kom recommended for Padma Vibhushan
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Mary Kom recommended for Padma Vibhushan

September 13, 2019

Sindhu for Padma Bhushan, veteran Hockey coach M.P. Ganesh for Padma Shri Six-time world boxing champion M.C. Mary Kom and World Badminton Champion P.V. Sindhu’s name have been recommended for this year’s Padma Vibhushan and Padma Bhushan awards, respectively. Mary, the only woman boxer to win the World championship for record sixth time, also becomes…

When ‘Mother of Trees’ blessed the President
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When ‘Mother of Trees’ blessed the President

March 16, 2019

New Delhi: The strict protocol of Rashtrapati Bhavan could not curb the motherly instincts of 106-year-old Saalumarada Thimmakka, who was awarded Padma Shri for planting thousands of trees in Karnataka, as she touched the forehead of President Ram Nath Kovind to bless him. Thimmakka, who has earned the sobriquet of ‘Vriksha Mathe (mother of trees)’…

Padma Awards announced
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Padma Awards announced

January 27, 2019

Rajeev Taranath, Saalumarada Thimmakka & Prabhu Deva among five from State to receive Padma Shri New Delhi: Padma Awards, one of the highest Civilian Awards of the country which are conferred in three categories, namely, Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri, were announced on Friday. ‘Padma Vibhushan’ is awarded for exceptional and distinguished service;…

M.S. Dhoni, Pankaj Advani receive Padma Bhushan
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M.S. Dhoni, Pankaj Advani receive Padma Bhushan

April 3, 2018

New Delhi: M.S. Dhoni received country’s third highest civilian award, Padma Bhushan, from President Ram Nath Kovind yesterday. The former India captain, who holds the rank of Honorary Lieutenant Colonel, wore his official uniform of the Territorial Army for the ceremony. Apart from Dhoni, multiple billiards world champion Pankaj Advani also received the award for…

Padma Shri awards conferred on Srikanth, Somdev and Murlikant
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Padma Shri awards conferred on Srikanth, Somdev and Murlikant

March 21, 2018

Ace men’s singles shuttler Kidambi Srikanth and former Asian Games gold medallist tennis player Somdev Devvarman received the country’s fourth-highest civilian award, Padma Shri, from President Ram Nath Kovind at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi yesterday. Besides the duo, India’s first Paralympic gold medallist, Murlikant Petkar also received the Padma Shri on the occasion….

Padma awards A pleasant surprise
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Padma awards A pleasant surprise

February 1, 2018

By N.K.A. Ballal, Retd. Sr. Vice-President, ITDC This year’s list of Padma awards announced on Thursday last, a day before the Republic Day had some pleasant surprises. Normally this list consists of cricketers,  movie stars, other sportsmen and people who are favourably dispensed towards the ruling party. A Lutyens hang around. This year a total…

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