18 Apr 2014
Dehradun: With less than a fortnight to go for the Char Dham yatra officials monitoring road repair and reconstruction work on the pilgrimage route have been asked to ensure everything is in place by April 30.
15 Mar 2014
Mumbai: Goa-based ace designer Wendell Rodricks got a standing ovation from his fashion industry colleagues and Bollywood celebrities at the Lakme Fashion Week on getting the Padma Shri honour.
15 Apr 2014
Mumbai: The troubles for Maharashtra Industries Minister Narayan Rane seems to have refused to die down as he is facing fierce challenge from NCP and Shiv Sena-BJP combine to secure victory of his son Nilesh Rane, who is seeking a re-election from the Ratnagiri-Sindhudurg Lok Sabha constituency.
31 Mar 2014
New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee presented the prestigious civilian awards, the Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri at a ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhavan here on Monday.
30 Jan 2014
Mumbai: Cinematographer-turned-filmmaker Santosh Sivan is delighted by the government’s decision to honour him with a Padma Shri since the recommendation for it came from within the film industry.
28 Jan 2014
New Delhi: Actors Vidya Balan and Paresh Rawal, and designer Wendell Rodricks are among this year’s Padma Shri winners. Out of the 127 Padma awards that were conferred by the President of India on Saturday, five tinsel town personalities have made it to the list. Actor Kamal Hasan has been honoured with Padma Bhushan.
27 Jan 2014
New Delhi: Named for the Padma Shri on Saturday, Bollywood actress Vidya Balan found herself "running out of words" to describe her "gratitude". The National award winning talent, who is "overwhelmed", has dedicated the fourth highest civilian award to her family.
14 Apr 2014
New Delhi: Satyajit Ray had first thought of adapting RK Narayan's ‘Guide’ into a film with Waheeda Rehman in the lead but destiny had other ideas as Vijay Anand went on to make the movie, considered to be among the classics, says a new book on the veteran actress.
27 Jan 2014
New Delhi: Ace Goa-based designer Wendell Rodricks, who has been named for the Padma Shri, feels humbled with the felicitation and says that the hard work he has put in now seems worth the journey.
05 Mar 2014
Mumbai: Actress Vidya Balan said on Tuesday that she hopes to win an Oscar award. "I have never thought of winning an Oscar. Rather I never thought I would get the Padma Shri. I think God has been kind to me. I think getting Oscar award is not too far away," Vidya, who is the ambassador of the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne Awards, said at a press conference, where she also announced nominations for the award function, scheduled to take place from May 1 to May 11.