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Padma Bhushan for Nooyi, Irani

Corporate honchos Jamshed Irani & Indira Nooyi are among those conferred the Padma Bhushan Award on R-Day.

india Updated: Jan 26, 2007 10:05 IST

Corporate honchos Indira Nooyi and Jamshed Irani were among those conferred the Padma Bhushan, India's third highest civilian award, on the occasion of Republic Day.

Activist Ela Gandhi, classical singer Rajan Mishra, artist Ramankutty Nair, industrialists N Mahalingam and O Suzuki (of Japan), scientist Manju Sharma, and educationists Gopladas Neeraj and Geoffrey Sachs were also conferred the Padma Bhushan.

Educationist Mushirul Hasan and golfer Jeev Milkha Singh were among the 79 people conferred the Padma Shri, the country's fourth highest civilian award.

First Published: Jan 26, 2007 08:26 IST