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Flash News: Bill, Melinda Gates conferred Padma Bhushan

Averting the controversy over Padma awards this year, the government has brought in names of Bill Gates and his wife Milinda Gates for their philanthropic work, including their contribution to health care projects in India. Together the couple manage the Bill and Milinda Gates Foundation that is doing some pioneering work in tackling some critical problems in four program areas. ...

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Mohanlal pips Mammootty in Padma awardee hopefuls’ list

Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 5 (IANS) Superstar Mohanlal appears to have pipped arch on-screen rival Mammootty as he figures in the UDF-led Congress government’s wishlist of Padma Bhushan awardees, a top government source said Monday. Mohanlal and one other person are included in the Padma Bhushan list that has been forwarded by the state government, the source told IANS. Mammootty had received ...

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