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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...

National Awards for Innovation in Petrochemicals

Union Minister for Chemicals & Fertilizers and Parliamentary Affairs, Ananthkumar presented the 7th National Awards for Technology Innovation in Petrochemicals and Downstream Plastics Processing...

CAPEXIL Export Awards Presented

CAPEXIL Export Awards 2012-13 were presented by the Minister of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises Kalraj Mishra in New Delhi. The awards were given in...

Nobel Prize in Literature

The Nobel Prize in Literature for 2016 is awarded to Bob Dylan (USA) "for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition". Dylan...

Rahane and Rohit Conferred Arjuna Award

Cricketers Ajinkya Rahane and Rohit Sharma were conferred with the Arjuna Award. Rahane and Rohit could not earlier receive the Arjuna Awards from the President...

Transformative Chief Minister Award

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu has been selected for the 'Transformative Chief Minister Award' in recognition for his role in advancing the US-India...

Rakshamantri Awards for Excellence

The Defence Minister Sh Manohar Parrikar gave away the RakshaMantri Awards for Excellence for the years 2012-13 and 2013-14 in recognition of exemplary performance...

Polly Umrigar and Dilip Sardesai Awards

Virat Kohli has become the first player to receive the Polly Umrigar Award - given to the International Cricketer of the Year - for...

Mother Teresa International Award

Shaikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, has been conferred the prestigious Mother Teresa International Award by...

Kwon Taek Gets Lifetime Achievement Award

Internationally acclaimed Korean film director and writer, Im Kwon Taek is being conferred with prestigious ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ award at IFFI 2016. Regarded as the...

Babubhai Wins Lifetime Achievement Award

A 78-year-old Indian-origin British obstetrician and member of the UK Parliament has been honoured by a leading publishing group for his work in the...

Indian Doctor Selected to Ophthalmology Hall of Fame

Gullapalli N. Rao, a noted Indian eye doctor, has been selected to the 2017 Ophthalmology Hall of Fame instituted by the American Society of...

Scientists Won Lemelson MIT Prize

Two Indo-American scientists from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have been conferred with the $500,000 Lemelson-MIT Prize 2016. Nasik-born Ramesh Raskar, an imaging scientist and...

Pt. Deendayal Krishi Puruskars

The Union Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare has announced felicitation of farmers at the National and Regional level every year on the occasion...

Padma Awards 2016: Full List

President Pranab Mukherjee approved conferment of Padma Awards to 112 people this year. The list comprises 10 Padma Vibhushan, 19 Padma Bhushan and 83...

Indra Nooyi 2nd Most Powerful Women

PepsiCo Chief Executive Officer and Chairman Indra Nooyi is the only Indian origin woman in Fortune's '51 Most Powerful Women' list that is topped...

Nobel Prize in Physics

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the Nobel Prize in Physics 2016 to: David J. Thouless (University of Washington, Seattle,...

List of International Literature Awards

American literature Aga Khan Prize for Fiction Ambassador Book Award American Academy of Arts and Letters Gold Medals in Belles Lettres, Criticism and Essays ...

Aurobindo Drug Gets US FDA Approval

Aurobindo Pharma has received approval of the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market injection Eptifibatide, used in the treatment of acute coronary...

Ashwin Becomes No. 2 in Tests

India's off-spinner R Ashwin gained a place to be second in the latest ICC Rankings. He is now within seven points of number-one ranked Dale...

India and Netherlands Social Security Agreement

The Union Cabinet of India headed by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved Amendment of the bilateral Social Security Agreement (SSA) between India...

Agriculture Reforms Schemes: Launch and Impact

1. PRADHAN MANTRI FASAL BIMA YOJANA: After through review of erstwhile scheme of Modified National Agriculture Insurance Scheme (MNAIS), the Government launched PMFBY in...