Padma awards announced: List of eminent 85 includes music composer Ilaiyaraja, Indian captain MS Dhoni, Pankaj Advani
Keeping its promise of honouring “unsung heroes”, the government on Thursday announced Padma Shri awards for personalities who served the poor, set up free schools and popularized tribal arts globally
Dhoni has been the recipient of many awards, including the ICC ODI Player of the Year award in 2008 and 2009, the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award in 2007 and the Padma Shri in 2009.
Abhinav Bindra, SAI launch Targeting Performance Centre at Padukone-Dravid Centre for Sports Excellence
The Abhinav Bindra Foundation Trust announced the opening of the SAI-Abhinav Bindra Targeting Performance Centre at the Padukone-Dravid Centre for Sports Excellence on Saturday.
Sushant Singh Rajput's next project could see him playing 1972 Paralympic Games hero Murlikant Petkar
Javelin thrower Devendra Jhajharia has revealed that a "deal" with his six-year-old daughter propelled him to win a record second gold medal in the Paralympics.
Thangavelu Mariyappan, who became only the third Indian ever to clinch a gold medal in the Paralympics, will be the country's flag-bearer at the closing ceremony of the Rio Games here on 18 September.