Known for his solutions to complex engineering problems, he was honoured with the Bharat Ratna.
A three-time Prime Minister, Vajpayee was first elected to the Lok Sabha in 1957.
When he passed away, Dr APJ Abdul Kalam was doing what he had always wanted to...
The world observed the South African leader’s birth centenary on Wednesday.
The first time that these honours were announced was in 1954, when six persons received it.
There are three awards under this category, Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri
Several Indians have won the Nobel Prize so far, the first being Rabindranath Tagore in 1913.