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INSA Young Scientist Award Winners List

Vikram Vishal, an assistant professor in the Department of Earth Sciences at the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, (IIT-B) has won the prestigious Indian...

Banga Bibhushan and Banga Bhushan Awards

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee gave away the coveted Banga Bibhushan and Banga Bhushan Awards to the 11 eminent persons from different walks...

FICCI-India Sanitation Coalition Prize

The Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) of the prestigious foundation received the FICCI-India Sanitation Coalition prize for the initiative that seeks to contribute towards...

Japan’s Top National Award to Indian

The Japanese government has selected former Union Law Minister Ashwani Kumar for the Grand Cordon of the Order of the Rising Sun, in recognition...

Two NASA Astronauts Inducted into Hall of Fame

Two veteran NASA astronauts joined the ranks of the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame. Ellen Ochoa, the first Hispanic woman to travel to space and...

Master Dinanath Mangeshkar Awards

Actor Aamir Khan and Cricket icon Kapil Dev received the 75th Master Dinanath Mangeshkar Awards. Khan was honoured with the Vishesh Puraskar for Best Film...

Sahitya Akademi Award

The English translation of writer Perumal Murugan’s novel 'Mathorubhagan (One Part Woman)' has won the Sahitya Akademi’s award for translation in English. The translation was...

Glenfiddich’s Emerging Artist of the Year

Odisha artist Sitaram Swain has been chosen as the Glenfiddich’s Emerging Artist of the Year 2017. The sixth recipient of the honour, Mr Swain will...

Anupam Kher Gets Kala Ratan Award

Veteran actor Anupam Kher was honoured with the Kala Ratan award from Panjab University in Chandigarh at its 66th convocation. He joined Indian Theatre, Panjab...

Sachin Tendulkar Conferred Award in UK

Sachin Tendulkar received the Fellowship Award at the 7th annual Asian Awards in London. The ceremony, which celebrates excellence in the global Asian community, also...

Scientists Elected Fellows of UK Royal Society

Three Indian-origin scientists have been elected fellows of the Royal Society, Britain’s independent fellowship of many of the world’s most eminent scientists, for their...

Gwangju Prize for Human Rights Announced

A Thai law student Jatupat Boonpattararaksa arrested for sharing a critical article about his country's new king that was posted on Facebook is this...

Dan David Prize Winner Announced

Indian scientist Shrinivas Kulkarni has won the Dan David Prize for his work in the field of astronomy. The professor of astrophysics and planetary science...

Award for Investigative Journalism Announced

Shyamlal Yadav and Jay Mazoomdaar of 'The Indian Express' have won the Asian College of Journalism (ACJ) Award for Investigative Journalism for 2016. They got...