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19 Year Old Appointed UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has appointed 19-year-old Muzoon Almellehan, who has been advocating for girls' education since fleeing war-torn Syria in 2013,...

Prime Minister’s Award for Contribution to Yoga

The Ramamani Iyengar Memorial Yoga Institute, Pune has been selected as the first recipient of the Prime Minister’s Award for Outstanding Contribution for the...

Rural Development Ministry Gives 144 Awards

The Rural Development Ministry has given away 144 awards under various categories to states and other organisations in a function in New Delhi. Awards on...

Indian American Won American Spelling Bee

Ananya Vinay, 12-year-old from Fresno, California, became the 13th consecutive Indian-American to have won the 90th Scripps National Spelling Bee Competition. She beat Rohan Rajeev,...

WHO Award for Global Tobacco Control

World Health Organization has conferred Director General’s Special Recognition Award to India’s Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Mr J P Nadda, for his...

Sangeet Natak Akademi Puraskar: Latest Winners List

The General Council of the Akademi also selected forty-three (43) artists from the field of Music, Dance, Theatre, Traditional /Folk/ Tribal Music/ Dance/ Theatre,...

Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) was presented with the Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development for the year 2014. The prize was...

Whitley Awards for Nature Conservation

Every year since 1994, the Whitley Fund for Nature, a UK-based charity, has been presenting the Whitley Award — popularly called the Green Oscars...

New Miss USA Crowned

Kara McCullough has been crowned Miss USA. Ms. McCullough, 20, who represented the District of Columbia in the decades-old pageant, was born in Naples, Italy,...

TSR Memorial Award Announced

Noted journalist Nagesh Hegde has been chosen for the prestigious TSR Memorial Award by the government for 2016. The award carries a purse of Rs....

Emma Watson Gets Award

The 27-year-old Hollywood actor Emma Watson received the first genderless award. Emma Watson picked up the first-ever Genderless Acting Award for the Best Actor category...

International Award of Asia Pacific Quality Network

National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) of India has received prestigious International Award of Asia Pacific Quality Network (APQN) titled “APQN Quality Award 2017...

Cannes Film Festival: Latest Award Winners

The Cannes Festival is an annual film festival held in Cannes, France, which previews new films of all genres, including documentaries, from all around...

Sangeet Natak Akademi Puraskar

Satyabrata Rout, a professor from the Department of Theatre Arts, S N School of Arts and Communication, University of Hyderabad (UoH) has been awarded...

Raksha Mantri Awards to Defence PSUs Announced

Minister of Defence, Arun Jaitley gave away Raksha Mantri’s Awards for Excellence for the years 2014-15 and 2015-16 in recognition of exemplary performance amongst...

Hindi Sevi Samman Awards Presented

President Pranab Mukherjee presented the Hindi Sevi Samman to 26 eminent Hindi scholars for the year 2015. The scholars received awards in 12 different categories...

Porter Prize Winners Announced

Porter Prize is named after Michael E. Porter, an economist, researcher, author, advisor, speaker and teacher. Throughout his career at Harvard Business School, he...

Dr. Ambedkar National Award for Social Understanding

The President of India Pranab Mukharjee presented the “Dr. Ambedkar National Award for Social Understanding and up-liftment of Weaker Sections for the year 2011,...

International Day of Victims of Enforced Disappearances

The UN General Assembly voted in 2010 to designate 30 August as the International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances to draw attention...

NASA Gets New Official

Jen Rae Wang has been selected by Acting Administrator Robert Lightfoot as NASA's Associate Administrator for the Office of Communications. Wang joins NASA with more...

National Medical and Wellness Tourism Board

The National Medical and Wellness Tourism Board was constituted under the Chairmanship of the Minister for Tourism in October 2015 to provide dedicated institutional...

Rural Development Ministry Gives 144 Awards

The Rural Development Ministry has given away 144 awards under various categories to states and other organisations in a function in New Delhi. Awards on...