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Padma awardee and Islamic scholar Maulana Wahiduddin Khan dies at 96

Maulana Wahiduddin Khan was admitted to the hospital on April 12 due to the coronavirus infection.
Maulana Wahiduddin Khan died at the age of 96.(CPS Global)
Maulana Wahiduddin Khan died at the age of 96.(CPS Global)
Published on Apr 22, 2021 06:55 AM IST
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Written by Prashasti Singh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

54-yr-old who left Silicon Valley for TN village looks to nurture local talent

  • Businessman Sridhar Vembu, founder-CEO of Zoho Corporation, shifted to Tenkasi in October 2019
Sridhar Vembu, 54 was awarded the Padma Shri, India’s fourth highest civilian honour, in the trade and industry category.(Courtsey: Zoho Corporation)
Sridhar Vembu, 54 was awarded the Padma Shri, India’s fourth highest civilian honour, in the trade and industry category.(Courtsey: Zoho Corporation)
Updated on Feb 20, 2021 12:16 PM IST
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By Divya Chandrababu, Hindustan Times, Chennai

Teacher for 7 decades, 102-year-old class 7 pass out is Padma Shri winner

What endeared him to people was his refusal to charge money from his students.
Nanda Kishore Prusty(HT Photo )
Nanda Kishore Prusty(HT Photo )
Published on Jan 26, 2021 03:02 PM IST
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By Debabrata Mohanty

Wrestler Virender Singh among 102 Padma Shri awardees. Check full list here

The Padma awards, unlike the gallantry awards, are not normally conferred posthumously. However, in highly deserving cases, the Government could consider giving an award posthumously.
Deaf Olympic Gold medalist wrestler Virender Singh poses for a portrait with his medals at his akhara near Sadar Bazar in New Delhi.(Ravi Choudhary/HT PHOTO)
Deaf Olympic Gold medalist wrestler Virender Singh poses for a portrait with his medals at his akhara near Sadar Bazar in New Delhi.(Ravi Choudhary/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jan 25, 2021 09:37 PM IST
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Edited by Prashasti Singh, New Delhi

Ram Vilas Paswan among 10 Padma Bhushan awardees. See full list here 

The winners of this award are recognised for their distinguished service of a high order and it is one of the highest civilian awards being conferred since 1954.
Ram Vilas Paswan passed away on October 8, 2020 (Arvind Yadav/HT photo)
Ram Vilas Paswan passed away on October 8, 2020 (Arvind Yadav/HT photo)
Updated on Jan 25, 2021 09:38 PM IST
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Edited by Prashasti Singh, New Delhi

PM Modi congratulates Padma awardees

71st Republic Day: The prime minister said the awardees include “extraordinary individuals who have made exceptional contributions to our society, nation and humanity”.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday congratulated the Padma awardees(PTI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday congratulated the Padma awardees(PTI)
Updated on Jan 25, 2020 09:27 PM IST
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New Delhi | By Press Trust of India

One feeds poor, the other gives them dignity in death: A look at top Padma Shri winners

71st Republic Day: 21 people, who will be recognised for their yeomen services in their fields of excellence, include Mohammed Sharif, Jagdish Lal Ahuja, Tulsi Gowda, Javed Ahmad Tek and (late) Abdul Jabbar.
Jagdish Lal Ahuja has spent the last 15-years of his life serving free food to hundreds of poor patients and attendants outside PGIMER in Chandigarh.
Jagdish Lal Ahuja has spent the last 15-years of his life serving free food to hundreds of poor patients and attendants outside PGIMER in Chandigarh.
Updated on Jan 25, 2020 10:59 PM IST
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