Padma Shri

“Quality of photojournalism will always be important”

“Quality of photojournalism will always be important”

March 18, 2020

When it comes to documentary photography in India, the mention of Sudhark Olwe is inevitable. The Padma Shri awardee has been documenting challenging social issues such as manual scavenging and poverty, for many years now. Olwe shares his views on photography as an art, the moral...

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Multifaceted artist Girish Karnad passes away at 81

Multifaceted artist Girish Karnad passes away at 81

June 10, 2019

Noted playwright-actor-director and activist Girish Karnad breathed his last today in Bengaluru at the age of 81.

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Selfless social workers of the country honoured with Padma Shri

Selfless social workers of the country honoured with Padma Shri

February 1, 2019

Many unsung heroes of the country who have dedicated their lives to serve the poor, worked for the protection of environment, spread education, and others, have been honoured with Padma Shri this year.

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PadMan – a film on menstrual hygiene

PadMan – a film on menstrual hygiene

October 13, 2017

An upcoming biopic that will bring awareness about menstrual hygiene management

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Five maestros of Indian classical music

Five maestros of Indian classical music

October 27, 2016

An art form composed of tunes, traditions and history, Indian classical music is deep-rooted in Indian culture. Some fortunate few have mastered the art in varied disciplines and taken it across the globe. Now cherished internationally, these artists have had years of training in...

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Devendra Jhajharia: The leading light for India at Paralympics 2016

Devendra Jhajharia: The leading light for India at Paralympics 2016

September 14, 2016

Indian Paralympics star Devendra Jhajharia won a gold medal in Javelin throw for a second time, and broke the world record in the process. The winner of Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award in India, had a rather tough start in life.

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India Born CEOs of International Companies

India Born CEOs of International Companies

July 15, 2016

Indians ruling the international business world: Here are five personalities heading leading multinationals.

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Misleading advertisements

Misleading advertisements

April 28, 2016

According to a parliamentary recommendation, celebrities should be fined and even jailed if they are involved in misleading advertisements. In a report on consumer protection bill 2015, parliament committee has recommended fines up to INR 5 million, or even more, and jail for fiv...

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