Padma Bhushan(Search results - 13)
Not For Women OnlyFeb 24, 2020, 3:26 PM IST
Rukmini Devi Arundale Chose Dance Over Becoming President Of India!
Honored with the Padma Bhushan in 1956, legendary Bharatanatyam exponent, theosophist and founder of the Kalakshetra, Rukmini Devi Arundale was best known for her visionary work in the field of dance, culture and education. However, very few know that this charismatic lady could have been India’s first female president, had she accepted an offer by the then Prime Minister Morarji Desai. Let’s find out more about this legend in this episode of Not For Women Only with Sunita Iyer.
Not For Women OnlyFeb 4, 2020, 3:01 PM IST
Padma Bhushan Kamal Ranadive: India's Forgotten Cancer Crusader
The battle against cancer is perhaps one of humanity’s longest. The need to find its cause and put an end to great misery has fuelled research in oncology for decades. Dr. Kamal Ranadive was an Indian biomedical researcher who is known for her research in cancer about the links between cancers and viruses. She was a founder member of the Indian Women Scientists' Association (IWSA). In the 1960s, she established India's first tissue culture research laboratory at the Indian Cancer Research Centre in Mumbai. Let’s find out more about the life of this unsung scientist in this episode of Not For Women Only with Sunita Iyer.
IndiaSep 2, 2019, 7:18 PM IST
Is Padma Bhushan enough to become a professor at JNU?
In August 2018, the JNU Executive Council (EC) had revised the rules and regulations of the University to say that a committee appointed by the council would review the continuation of emeritus professors after they turn 75. But, Romila Thapar refused to follow the rules and hence decided not to submit her CV.
IndiaSep 2, 2019, 1:14 PM IST
Padma Bhushan awardee Romila Thapar not willing to share her CV with JNU admin; Twitter erupts
Historian and Padma Bhushan awardee Romila Thapar confirmed that she has definitely been asked for her CV by the JNU administration to reconsider her as professor emerita.
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.
EntertainmentJan 26, 2019, 5:00 PM IST
Mohanlal on Padma Bhushan honour: Dedicate this to all who have been part of my journey
Actor Mohanlal, in an emotional post on his Facebook account, expressed his gratitude towards his fans and well-wishers for the love and blessings showered upon him in his 40 years of cinematic journey.
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