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Fri, 20 Oct 2017

Kamaladevi Chattopadhya National Awards

Union Textiles Minister Smriti Irani announced ‘Kamaladevi Chattopadhya National Awards’, a new category of awards specially for women handloom weavers and women handicraft artisans. Kamaladevi...

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...

Ministry of Health Receives Award

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has been adjudged as the best department for its contribution during Swachhta Pakhwada, an inter-Ministry initiative of...

Yazidi Women Gets Sakharov Prize

The European Parliament awarded its Sakharov Prize to Nadia Murad and Lamiya Aji Bashar, two Iraqi Yazidi women who were held as sex slaves...

Ramon Magsaysay Prize 2016

Two Indians — Carnatic singer T.M. Krishna and campaigner for eradication of manual scavenging Bezwada Wilson — were among six persons who received the...

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...

French Award to Sajid Nadiadwala

Sajid Nadiadwala was conferred France's prestigious Chevalier dans l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters) award. The honour...

Jaykumar Wins FICCI Award

Toonz Media Group CEO P Jayakumar has won the FICCI-BAF (best animated frames) special award for outstanding contribution to the animation industry. He received the...

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,...

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...

Mumbai Airport Rated Second Best Globally

Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport has been rated the second best airport globally in the ‘over 40 million passengers per year’ category at the...

Presidential Certificate of Honour

The President of India Pranab Mukherjee has awarded the Certificate of Honour to the following scholars of Sanskrit, Pali, Prakrit, Arabic and Persian: Sanskrit Shri R.Venkatraman Shri...