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National Bravery Awards 2016 Announced

Twenty five children which include 12 girls and 13 boys have been selected for the National Bravery Awards – 2016.  Four of the Awards have...

Forest Whitaker Receives UN Crystal Award

Actor Forest Whitaker, who is the Special Envoy for Peace and Reconciliation for the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), received the 2017...

Kiran Doshi Wins ‘The Hindu Prize’

Kiran Doshi, a retired diplomat and educationist from Gujarat, won The HinduPrize 2016 for his third major work of fiction, 'Jinnah Often Came to...

Balasubramanian Gets National Fellowship

Balasubramanian Senthilkumaran, a professor of Department of Animal Biology, School of Life Sciences (SLS), at the University of Hyderabad (UoH) has been elected Fellow...

Simran Won National Bal Shree Award

Simran Swain has won the National Bal Shree-2015 for her talent in Odissi dance. She has been selected in the creative performance stream of the...

Petroleum Ministry Receives E-Governance Award

Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas and the Oil Marketing Companies Indian Oil, HPCL and BPCL collectively received Silver Award for Excellence in Citizen...

Income Tax Department Receives Silver Award

The Income Tax Department of India has been conferred the Silver Award in the National Awards on e-Governance-2016-17. The award is in recognition of the...

4 Indian-Americans Get USA Presidential Award

US President Barack Obama selected four Indian-American scientists for the highest honour given by the USA government to science and engineering professionals in the...

National e-Governance Award to Gurugram

The National e-Governance award was conferred upon Gurugram district administration at the 20th national conference on e-Governance. The conference took place at Visakhapatnam in Andhra...

List of Pravasi Bharatiya Samman-2017 Awardees

14th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas celebrations was held in Bangalore from January 7-9,2017. It was decided late last year to hold the PBD conventions after...

Parag Gets Oscar for Technical Achievement

Indian-American Parag Havaldar, a computer engineer from IIT-Kharagpur, is part of the Academy Awards’ list of winners for Technical achievement. Mr. Havaldar is being honoured...

Infosys Prize in Humanities Awarded

Sunil Amrith, Professor, Department of History, Harvard University has been awarded Infosys Prize 2016 in Humanities. The award is given for his contribution to the history...

Cristiano Ronaldo Bags Best Player of The Year Title

Cristiano Ronaldo won the Best Player of The Year title at the Global Soccer Awards. Ronaldo was already awarded the Ballon d'Or after he helped...

Shankar Balasubramanian Gets Knighthood in UK

Indian-origin British professor Shankar Balasubramanian has received a Knighthood in UK for his contributions. Mr. Balasubramanian (50), Herchel Smith Professor of Medicinal Chemistry at Cambridge University,...