Padma Awards(Search results - 9)
India UntoldJan 27, 2020, 5:31 PM IST
Late Abdul Jabbar's 30-Year-Long Fight For Justice For Bhopal Gas Tragedy Victims
The night of December 2nd, 1984, will remain etched in our country’s memory. On that horrific night, deadly methyl isocyanate gas leaked from the Union Carbide India Limited pesticide plant in Bhopal, claiming over 20,000 lives and leaving lakhs severely disabled. Abdul Jabbar, who was 28 then, lost his mother, father, brother and himself suffered lung fibrosis and lost 50% of his vision. On November 14, 2019, he passed away after fighting for justice for the victims and survivors for close to 3 decades. With the government of India awarding this Bhopal gas tragedy activist the Padma Shri posthumously, let’s take a look at his lesser-known story in this episode of India Untold with Sunita Iyer.
Not For Women OnlyJan 27, 2020, 3:58 PM IST
Usha Chaumar's Inspiring Journey From Manual Scavenger To Padma Shri Awardee
Once a manual scavenger, Usha Chaumar from Alwar bagged the Padma Shri award this year, inspiring one and all with her journey full of adversity, where she emerged as a winner. Let’s find out more about her journey in this episode of Not For Women Only with Sunita Iyer.
Other SportsSep 12, 2019, 1:24 PM IST
Sports ministry sends all-women list for Padma awards; Mary Kom recommended for Padma Vibhushan
So far, Padma Vibhushan has been bestowed upon only three male sportspersons namely chess legend Viswanathan Anand (2007), cricket great Sachin Tendulkar (2008) and mountaineer Sir Edmund Hillary (2008, posthumously). Now, Mary Kom has been recommended
BollywoodMar 17, 2019, 3:27 PM IST
President confers Padma awards to Manoj Bajpayee, Swapan Chaudhuri
The Padma awards are conferred in three categories, namely, Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri, the second, third and fourth highest civilian awards of the country respectively, only after Bharat Ratna.
South MoviesMar 12, 2019, 3:16 PM IST
Mohanlal vs Mammootty: Trolls debate over who deserves Padma Awards?
Actor Mohanlal was recently awarded the Padma Bhushan by President Ram Nath Kovind and the news has left netizens divided.
IndiaOct 11, 2018, 8:18 PM IST
Govt receives record nominations for Padma awards, credits it to fair scrutiny, mass involvement
The government claims that the reason for the increase is due to the free and fair process of scrutiny. Also, in the past three years, many from the general public have also received these awards