Microsoft on Thursday announced that the company's chairman and CEO Satya Nadella has received the Padma Bhushan, the third-highest civilian award in the country, and he is planning to visit India in January next year.
The Union government on Wednesday nominated noted musician Ilaiyaraaja, track-and-field icon PT Usha, screenwriter V Vijayendra Prasad, and philanthropist and spiritual leader Veerendra Heggade to Rajya Sabha. The four new entrants to Rajya Sabha belong to southern states— Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, and Karnataka, respectively. The President nominates 12 Rajya Sabha members on the […]
Hyderabad: Legendary poet, lyricist, screenwriter, and filmmaker, Gulzar is considered one of the greatest artistes of our time. The five-time National Film Award-winning lyricist recently joined hands with Voot Select to pen, as well as record, heartfelt poetry for the platform’s modern-day romantic saga ‘Aadha Ishq’, which premiered exclusively on May 12. Hearing about the […]
New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind will confer Padma awards for the year 2022 on Monday. As per Rashtrapati Bhavan’s press release, today, Kovind will confer two Padma Vibhushan, eight Padma Bhushan and 54 Padma Shri Awards at the Civil Investiture Ceremony-I to be held at Rashtrapati Bhavan. Amongst the prominent awardees at today’s Investiture […]
Hyderabad: Noted social reformer, educationist, spiritual leader and Padma Bhushan awardee Mumtaz Ali has been nominated as the Chancellor, Maulana Azad National Urdu University (MANUU) for a period of three-years. According to a notification released by the University, the President of India in his capacity as Visitor of the University has appointed Mumtaz Ali (Pen […]
New Delhi: In a big honour for the top India-origin tech prowess that has virtually taken over the Silicon Valley in the US, the Indian government on Tuesday awarded Padma Bhushan to Microsoft Chairman and CEO Satya Nadella and Alphabet and Google’s Sundar Pichai among the 17 awardees. Padma Bhushan is the third-highest civilian award […]
New Delhi: Olympian badminton player PV Sindhu was awarded the Padma Bhushan, India’s third-highest civilian award. Earlier this year, the badminton player had become the first Indian woman to win two Olympic medals. She defeated China’s He Bing Jiao in the bronze medal match at the Tokyo Olympics. President Ram Nath Kovind is presenting the […]