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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...

Indian National Science Academy Medal Winner

Sanjay Pratihar from Tezpur University, has been chosen for the the prestigious Indian National Science Academy (INSA) medal for the Young Scientist Award for...

Golden Globe Tigers Award for CSR

Gujarat Narmada Valley Fertilisers and Chemicals Ltd (GNFC) has won the prestigious Golden Globe Tigers Award for Excellence and Leadership in CSR in the...

National Florence Nightingale Awards

The President of India Pranab Mukherjee conferred the Florence Nightingale Awards to 35 nurses from across the country on the occasion of International Nurses...

Pulitzer Prizes Announced

Journalism 2017 Public Service: The staff of the New York Daily News and ProPublica. Breaking News Reporting: The staff of East Bay Times. Investigative Reporting: Eric Eyre,...

National Awards for Excellence in Technology

India is now one of the world’s fastest growing centers for S&T entrepreneurship. President, Pranab Mukherjee presented the national awards for excellence in technology to...

Presidential Awards for Classical Tamil

The President of India Pranab Mukherjee presented the ‘Presidential Awards for Classical Tamil’ for the year 2013-14, 2014-15 and 2015-16. The Presidential Awards for Classical...

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...

Indian-Americans Selected for ACE Fellowship

Two Indian-Americans are among 46 emerging college and university leaders selected by American Council on Education, ACE in Houston for its prestigious fellowship. Ritu Raju...

‘Profile in Courage Award’ Announced

Former U.S. President Barack Obama received the John F. Kennedy Foundation's annual "Profile in Courage Award," honoring his accomplishments during his two terms in...

Cleanest City Award Winners Latest List Released

Faridabad in Haryana has emerged as the ‘Fastest Mover Big City’ at the national level in the Swachh Survekshan -2017. At the national level, Tirupati...

Jnanpith Award to Prof. Sankha Ghosh

The President of India Pranab Mukherjee conferred the 52nd Jnanpith Award on Prof. Sankha Ghosh. A poet and critique par excellence, a teacher of reputation,...

21st Annual Webby Awards Announced

Presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, the Webby Awards has been dubbed the 'internet’s highest honor'. Webby Award winners 2017 list: Planned...

Goldman Environmental Prize Winner Announced

Indian environmental activist Prafulla Samantara was announced as the Asia recipent of the Goldman Environmental Prize for championing the cause of Odidha's Dongria Kondh...

48th Dadasaheb Phalke Award

Renowned Film Director & Actor Shri Kasinadhuni Viswanath was conferred the 48thDadasaheb Phalke Award for the year 2016. The Award is conferred by the Government...

McDonald’s Sells China Operations

Fast-food giant McDonald’s of USA will sell its mainland China and Hong Kong franchise business to a consortium of Citic Group and the Carlyle...

Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana: Main Components

Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY) was launched during the year 2015-16, with an aim to enhance physical access of water on farm and...

Denmark Ratifies ‘Forced Labour Convention’

Denmark has deposited the instrument of ratification of the Protocol of 2014 to the Forced Labour Convention, 1930 , thereby becoming the 17th country...

Lewis Hamilton Wins Canadian Gran Prix

Lewis Hamilton won the Formula One Canadian Grand Prix for the sixth time and the third year in a row. Valtteri Bottas was second, 19.7...