Padma Awards 2016

Padma Vibhushan 2016

Ms. Yamini KrishnamurthiArt-Classical dance
Shri RajinikanthArt - Cinema
Smt. Girija DeviArt-Classical Vocal
Shri Ramoji RaoLiterature & Education-Journalism
Dr. Viswanathan ShantaMedicine - Oncology
Shri Shri Ravi ShankarOthers - Spiritualism
Shri JagmohanPublic Affairs
Dr.Vasudev Kalkunte AatreScience & Engineering
Shri Avinash Dixit(Foreigner)Literature & Education
Late Shri Dhiru Bhai Ambani(Posthumous)Trade & Industry

Padma Bhushan 2016

Shri Anupam KherArt-Cinema
Shri Udit Narayan JhaArt-Playback Singing
Shri Ram V. SutarArt-Sculpture
Shri Heisnam KanhailalArt - Theater
Shri Vinod RaiCivil Service
Dr. Yarlagadda Lakshmi PrasadLiterature & Education
Prof. N. S. Ramanuja TatacharyaLiterature & Education
Dr. Barjinder Singh HamdardLiterature & Education - Journalism
Prof. D. Nageshwar ReddyMedicine - Gastroenterology
Swami Tejomayananda Other - Spiritualism
Shri Hafeez ContractorOthers - Architecture
Shri Ravindra Chandra BhargavaPublic Affairs
Dr.Venkata Rama Rao AllaScience & Engineering
Ms. Saina NehwalSports - Badminton
Ms. Sania MirzaSports - Tennis
Ms. Indu JainTrade & Industry
Late Swami Dayanand Sarawasati (Posthumous)Others - Spiritualism
Shri Robert Blackwill (Foreigner)Public Affairs
Shri Pallonji Shapoorji Mistry (NRI/PIO)Trade & Industry

Padma Shri 2016

Smt. Prathibha PrahladArt - Classical Dance
Shri Bhikhudan GadhviArt - Folk Music
Shri Sribhas Chandra SupakarArt - Textile Designing
Shri Ajay DevgnArt - Cinema
Ms. Priyanka ChopraArt - Cinema
Pt. Tulsidas BorkarArt - Classical Music
Dr. Soma GhoshArt - Classical Vocal
Shri Nila Madhab PandaArt - Film Direction and Production
Shri S.S. RajamouliArt - Film Direction and Production
Shri Madhur BhandarkarArt - Film Direction and Production
Prof. M. Venkatesh KumarArt - Folk Artist
Ms. Gulabi SaperaArt - Folk Dance
Smt. Mamta ChandrakarArt - Folk Music
Ms. Malini AwasthiArt - Folk Music
Shri Jai Prakash LekhiwalArt - Miniature Painting
Shri K. Laxma GoudArt - Painting
Shri Bhalchandra Dattatray MondheArt - Photography
Shri Naresh Chander LalArt - Theatre & Cinema
Shri Dhirendra Nath BezbaruahLiterature & Education
Shri Prahlad Chandra TasaLiterature & Education
Dr.Ravindra NagarLiterature & Education
Shri Dahyabhai ShastriLiterature & Education
Dr.Santeshivara BhyrappaLiterature & Education
Shri Haldar NagLiterature & Education
Shri Kameshwaram BrahmaLiterature & Education - Journalism
Prof. Pushpesh PantLiterature & Education-Journalism
Shri Jawaharlal KaulLiterature & Education-Journalism
Shri Ashok MalikLiterature &Education
Dr.Mannam Gopi ChandMedicine - Cardio Thoracic Surgery
Prof. Ravi KantMedicine - Surgery
Prof. Ram Harsh SinghMedicine - Ayurveda
Prof. Shiv Narain KureelMedicine - Paediatric Surgery
Dr.Sabya Sachi SarkarMedicine - Radiology
Dr. Alla Gopala Krishna GokhaleMedicine - Cardiac Surgery
Prof. T.K. LahiriMedicine - Cardio Thoracic Surgery
Dr. Praveen ChandraMedicine - Cardiology
Prof. (Dr) Daljeet Singh GambhirMedicine - Cardiology
Dr.Chandrasekar Shesadri ThoguluvaMedicine - Gastroenterology
Dr. (Mrs.) Anil Kumari MalhotraMedicine - Homeopathy
Prof. M.V. Padma SrivastavaMedicine - Neurology
Dr. Sudhir V. ShahMedicine - Neurology
Dr. M. M. JoshiMedicine - Ophthalmology
Prof. (Dr) John EbnezarMedicine - Orthopaedic Surgery
Dr. Nayudamma YarlagaddaMedicine - Paediatric Surgery
Shri Simon OraonOther - Environment Conservation
Shri Imitiaz QureshiOther - Culinary
Shri Piyush PandeyOthers - Advertising & Communication
Shri Subhash PalekarOthers - Farming
Shri Ravinder Kumar SinhaOthers - Wildlife Conservation
Dr. H.R. NagendraOthers - Yoga
Shri M. C. MehtaPublic Affairs
Shri M. N. Krishna ManiPublic Affairs
Shri Ujjwal NikamPublic Affairs
Shri Tokheho SemaPublic Affairs
Dr. Satish KumarScience & Engineering
Dr.Mylswamy AnnaduraiScience & Engineering
Prof. Dipankar ChatterjiScience & Engineering
Prof.(Dr.) Ganapati Dadasaheb YadavScience & Engineering
Smt. (Prof.) Veena TandonScience & Engineering
Shri Onkar Nath SrivastavaScience and Engineering
Ms. Sunita KrishnanSocial Work
Shri Ajoy Kumar DuttaSocial Work
Shri M. Pandit DasaSocial Work
Shri P. P. Gopinathan NairSocial Work
Smt. Madeleine Herman de BlicSocial Work
Shri Srinivasan Damal KandalaiSocial work
Shri Sudhakar OlweSocial Work
Dr. T.V. NarayanaSocial Work
Shri Arunachalam MuruganthamSocial Work
Ms. Deepika KumariSports-Archery
Shri Sushil DoshiSports-commentary
Shri Mahesh SharmaTrade & Industry
Shri Saurabh SrivastavaTrade & Industry
Sh Dilip SanghviTrade & Industry
Dr. Keki Hormusji GhardaTrade & Industry
Late Shri Prakash Chand Surana (Posthumous)Art-Classical Music
Late Shri Saeed Jaffrey (NRI/PIO/Posthumous)Art-Cinema
Shri Michael Postel (Foreigner)Art-Archaeology
Shri Salman Amin Sal Khan (NRI/PIO)Literature & Education
Smt. Hui Lan Zhang (Foreigner)Others - Yoga
Shri Predrag K. Nikic (Foreigner)Others-Yoga
Dr.Sundar Aditya Menon (NRI/PIO)Social Work
Shri Ajaypal Singh Banga (NRI/PIO)Trade & Industry

Career Scope in Print Media

Print media are lightweight, portable, disposable publications printed on paper and circulated as physical copies in forms we call books, newspapers, magazines and newsletters. They hold informative and entertaining content that is of general or special interest. They are published either once or daily, weekly, biweekly, monthly, bimonthly or quarterly. Print Media is the oldest form of media. But even today it is growing from strength to strength. Around 4000 small, medium and large newspapers and magazines across the county are registered with the Registrar of Newspapers every year. This indicates that it is a growing sector where employment opportunities are increasing with each passing day. Most of the young aspirants who want to enter the print media prefer reporting, but newspapers and magazines also seek young talent as photographers, artists, editors, computer experts, librarians, and cartoonists. Students who have writing ability, graphics or photo skills, curiosity and deter →

Wimbledon Tennis Winners 2017

Wimbledon Women SingleThe 23-year-old Spain's Garbine Muguruza won her first Wimbledon title with a straight-set win over five-time champion Venus Williams. It is 14th seed Muguruza's second Grand Slam title after her French Open triumph over Serena Williams in 2016. Wimbledon Men SingleRoger Federer won a record eighth Wimbledon title and became the tournament’s oldest champion with a straight-sets victory over injury-hit Marin Cilic who dramatically broke down in tears midway through the final. Wimbledon Mixed Doubles Britain's Jamie Murray and Switzerland's Martina Hingis beat Britain's Heather Watson and Finland's Henri Kontinen in straight sets in the Wimbledon mixed doubles final. Wimbledon Mens DoublesPoland's Lukasz Kubot and Brazil's Marcelo Melo won the Wimbledon men's doubles title after beating Austrian Oliver Marach and Mate Pavic. Wimbledon Womens DoublesRussian duo Makarova and Vesnina beat Chinese Taipei's Chan Hao-ching and Romania's Monica Niculescu. →

What is Micro Credit and Self Help Group?

Micro Credit is defined as provision of thrift, credit and other financial services and products of very small amount to the poor in rural, semi-urban and urban areas for enabling them to raise their income levels and improve living standards. Micro Credit Institutions are those which provide these facilities. What is a Self-Help Group ? A Self-Help Group (SHG) is a registered or unregistered group of micro entrepreneurs having homogenous social and economic background, voluntarily coming together to save small amounts regularly. They mutually agree to contribute to a common fund and to meet their emergency needs on mutual help basis. The group members use collective wisdom and peer pressure to ensure proper end-use of credit and timely repayment thereof. In fact, peer pressure has been recognized as an effective substitute for collaterals. →

Genetically Modified Food or Crops

Genetic Modification Genetic modification refers to techniques used to manipulate the genetic composition of an organism by adding specific useful genes. A gene is a sequence of DNA that contains information that determines a particular characteristic/trait. All organisms have DNA (genes). Genes are located in chromosomes. Genes are units of inheritance that are passed from one generation to the next and provide instructions for development and function of the organism. Crops that are developed through genetic modification are referred to as genetically modified (GM) crops, transgenic crops or genetically engineered (GE) crops. Over the last 30 years, the field of genetic engineering has developed rapidly due to the greater understanding of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) as the chemical double helix code from which genes are made. The term genetic engineering is used to describe the process by which the genetic makeup of an organism can be altered using “recombinant DNA technology.” This →

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