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Padma Shri awards conferred on Srikanth, Somdev and Murlikant

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

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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