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Nuclear power as safe as air travel: Kakodkar


September 4th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 4 (IANS) Nuclear power is actually as safe as air travel, even though people perceive it as dangerous, top nuclear scientist and ex-chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission ... Read more...

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An emotional Ratan Tata says goodbye to shareholders


August 31st, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 31 (IANS) A shareholder garlanded him, some offered him send-off gifts and yet others urged him to put his signature on the annual report.Ratan Tata, who chaired ... Read more...

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South African speaker toasts Mandela-Gandhi spirit


July 10th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) When freedom icon Nelson Mandela was released from prison in 1990, he was asked which country he would like to visit first. And he said ... Read more...

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Legendary batsman Sachin Tendulkar becomes MP


June 5th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New Delhi, June 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar became the first active sportsperson to become a member of the Indian parliament. The batsman, who is currently nominated for the Bharat ... Read more...

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Shankar made the Ambedkar-Nehru cartoon in 1950s


May 11th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) The school textbook cartoon of B.R. Ambedkar which created a furore in parliament Friday was sketched by cartoonist Keshav Shankar Pillai in the 1950s while ... Read more...

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Goa wants ‘nuke-guru’ Anil Kakodkar as president


April 28th, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 28 (IANS) Goa's top industry body, scientists and local intelligentsia are pitching hard to put a 'nuke-guru' Anil Kakodkar in the presidential race and are seeking support ... Read more...

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Mario, Dharmendra, Shabana conferred Padma awards


April 4th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Leading media personalities, film stars, industrialists, retired civil servants and educationists including the late cartoonist Mario Miranda, Bollywood veterans Dharmendra and Shabana Azmi, and ... Read more...

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Murmurs of witch-hunt as parts of Devas reports released


February 5th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 5 (IANS) With ISRO making public only parts of two reports into the controversial Antrix-Devas deal, murmurs of witch-hunt against the four retired scientists is gaining ground.The ... Read more...

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ISRO to release reports on Antrix-Devas deal


January 31st, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 31 (IANS) Indian space agency chief K. Radhakrishnan Tuesday indicated he will soon release reports of two committees on the controversial Antrix-Devas deal, which led to the ... Read more...

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Nothing wrong with my medicines: Hazare


January 31st, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) Social activist Anna Hazare Tuesday denied reported claims by his associates that his health had deteriorated due to the side effects of antibiotics given ... Read more...

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Maharashtra gets lion’s share of Padma awards 2012


January 26th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 26 (IANS) As many as 23 eminent personalities, spanning a wide spectrum from Bollywood to theatre to social work to medicine, from Maharashtra figure in the national ... Read more...

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19 women among Padma award winners


January 25th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Nineteen women, including veteran actor Shabana Azmi and director Mira Nair, have won this year's Padma awards announced Wednesday.Azmi, Nair and educationist Vidya Dehejia are ... Read more...

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No Bharat Ratna, just six Padma Shris for sportspersons


January 25th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Contrary to expectations, no Bharat Ratna, Padma Vibhushan or Padma Bhushan was awarded to Indian sportspersons and all they had to be content with ... Read more...

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Madhavan Nair takes on government, says ISRO gone to dogs (Lead)


January 25th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 25 (IANS) Former Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chief G. Madhavan Nair Wednesday described as "improper" the move to blacklist four scientists, including him, from a government ... Read more...

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Photographer Homai Vyarawalla dead (Lead)


January 15th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Vadodara (Gujarat), Jan 15 (IANS) Homai Vyarawalla, one of India's first professional women photographers, died here Sunday, days after being hospitalised due to a fall from her bed, close friends ... Read more...

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Ratan Tata force behind group’s international foray


November 24th, 2011 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) After two decades at the helm of one of the largest Indian conglomerates, Tata Group chairman Ratan Tata Wednesday announced the name of his successor ... Read more...

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‘Ease tensions in Manipur’


October 17th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Former union minister and social worker Mohan Dharia Monday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to take urgent steps to ease tensions in Manipur and ... Read more...

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Sonal Mansingh’s eviction case to be heard again


September 12th, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday directed a trial court to re-consider the plea of eminent danseuse Sonal Mansingh, who was asked to vacate her premises ... Read more...

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M.F. Husain ‘Through The Eyes Of A Painter’ (Chronology)


June 9th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) There were milestones aplenty during the life of M.F. Husain, who died Thursday at London's Royal Brompton Hospital at the age of 95. Here's a ... Read more...

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Anna Hazare: A modern day Mahatma who battles corruption


April 6th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, April 6 (IANS) His diminutive stature hides his steely resolve. Like Mahatma Gandhi, he uses hunger strike as a weapon to hit out at the mighty. Now, ... Read more...

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President confers Padma awards


April 1st, 2011 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Apr 1 (IANS) Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia, photographer Homai Vyarawalla, Wipro Chairman Azim Premji and actor Shashi Kapoor were among the achievers conferred with ... Read more...

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I won’t sing in a Bollywood film: Kishori Amonkar


March 5th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 5 (IANS) Celebrated classical singer Kishori Amonkar, who once ventured into playback singing in the film "Geet Gaya Pattharon Ne", says that she would never want to tread ... Read more...

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I knew I’ll be able to act easily, says Asha Bhosle at 77 (Interview)


March 3rd, 2011 - 10:02 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 3 (IANS) Singing legend Asha Bhosle is ready to don a new role. She is making her acting debut in a Hindi film at the age of 77.Acting, ... Read more...

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Dancer Mansingh celebrates the Golden Jubilee of her career in Delhi


February 23rd, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.23 (ANI): Renowned Indian classical dancer Sonal Mansingh, celebrated 50 years of her dancing career with a performance here.Her interpretation of bhajans along with powerful gestures and steps mesmerized ... Read more...

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PM presents Jnanpith Award to O.N.V. Kurup


February 11th, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 11 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday handed over the prestigious Jnanpith Award to O.N.V. Kurup here."This award has established itself as the most prestigious literary award. The works ... Read more...

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The List For Padma Bhushan And Padma Shri Awards Recipients’ Of 2011 Announced


January 26th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The recipients for the country’s second  highest civilian award the Padma Vibhushan has been given to the Telegu star A. Nageshwar Rao.The 86-year old has made more than 250 films ... Read more...

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Pride Of Telugu Cinema, Nageshwara Rao Gets Padma Vibhushan


January 26th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Akkineni Nageshwara Rao has been awarded yet another honour by the government of India. Recognizing his contribution to the growth of Telugu Film industry both by being an actor par ... Read more...

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Kurup, Mahapatra among Padma awardees for education, literature


January 25th, 2011 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Veteran Malayalam poet O.N.V. Kurup and Oriya poet Sitakant Mahapatra are among 25 people named for the Padma honours in the field of literature and education this ... Read more...

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List of the Padma awardees


January 25th, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) The following is the list of 128 Padma awardees approved by President Pratibha Patil on the eve of the Republic Day Tuesday. Padma Vibhushan 01.Kapila VatsyayanArt-Administration and Promotion 02.Homai ... Read more...

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Kurup, Shaji Karun, Jayaram among Kerala’s Padma awardees


January 25th, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 25 (IANS) Malayalam poet O.N.V. Kurup was Tuesday named for the Padma Vibhushan, while popular actor Jayaram, filmmaker Shaji N. Karun, architect G. Sankar and Mohiniattam dancer Kshemavathy Pavitharan were ... Read more...

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First woman press photographer among 32 Padma women awardees


January 25th, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Two years before she turns 100, Homai Vyarawalla, India's first woman photo-journalist, was Tuesday named among the 32 women for the civilian Padma awards in the fields ... Read more...

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Brajesh Mishra, Azim Premji, Montek in list of 128 Padma awardees (Intro Roundup)


January 25th, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Former national security advisor Brajesh Mishra, Wipro chief Azim Premji, Planning Commission head Montek Singh Ahluwalia, culture czarina Kapila Vatsyayan and nonagenarian photographer Homai Vyarawalla head ... Read more...

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Telugu cinema veteran Nageshwara Rao gets Padma Vibhushan


January 25th, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Veteran Telugu actor A. Nageshwara Rao, who has worked in more than 250 movies in his about seven-decade-long career, was named for the Padma Vibhushan, the nation's ... Read more...

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Brajesh Mishra, Montek amongst 128 Padma awardees


January 25th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Former national security advisor Brajesh Mishra and Planning Commission deputy chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia were amongst the 13 people awarded the Padma Vibhushan, the second highest civilian ... Read more...

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US foundation urges Indian honour for Rock Garden creator


January 15th, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 15 (IANS) A US-based foundation has urged the Indian government to honour the creator of Chandigarh's famous Rock Garden with the country's second highest civilian honour, the Padma Vibhushan.The ... Read more...

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