1) The Sangeet Natak Akademi Fellowships (Akademi Ratna) and Sangeet Natak Akademi Awards (Akademi Puraskar) are national honours bestowed on performing artists as well as teachers and scholars in the field of performing arts.
2) Justice Rajendra Mal Lodha has been appointed as the next Chief Justice of India.
3) Veteran film lyricist, director and poet Shri Gulzar has been conferred the Dadasaheb Phalke Award for the year 2013. The award is conferred by the Government of India for outstanding contribution to the growth and development of Indian Cinema. Continue reading