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New Delhi: Cancer specialist Dr Vishwanathan Shanta has been selected for Padma Vibhushan, India’s second highest civilian award after Bharat Ratna, while gastroenterologist Dr D Nageshwar Reddy has been named for Padma Bhushan, the country’s third highest civilian award. They are among the 112 notable personalities to get Padma awards in 2016.
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New Delhi (IANS): Cinema icons Dilip Kumar and Amitabh Bachchan were conferred the Padma Vibhushan — India’s second highest civilian honour — by President Pranab Mukherjee at an investiture ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan here on Wednesday.
New Delhi (IANS): India’s high civilian honours — the Bharat Ratna and Padma awards — were on Monday conferred by President Pranab Mukherjee on a galaxy of prominent people who have done the country proud.
New Delhi: Health Minister J P Nadda launched ‘Mission Indradhanush’ here on Thursday. The Mission Indradhanush, depicting seven colours of the rainbow, aims to cover all those children by 2020 who are either unvaccinated or are partially vaccinated against seven vaccine preventable diseases which include diphtheria, whooping cough, tetanus, polio, tuberculosis (TB), measles and hepatitis B.