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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...

Winner of World’s Most Interesting Genome Competition

A wild-born, pure Australian desert dingo called Sandy Maliki has taken out first place in the World's Most Interesting Genome competition. The UNSW-led proposal to...

Awards for Excellence in Implementation of Programmes

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, presented awards for Excellence in Implementation of Priority Programmes and addressed Civil Servants on the occasion of the eleventh...

Anna Politkovskaya Memorial Prize Announced

A bookseller detained in China for publishing books on the personal lives of President Xi Jinping and other Communist Party leaders has awarded a...

Cartier Women’s Initiative Award

An Indian environmental engineer Trupti Jain has won this year’s prestigious ‘Cartier Women’s Initiative Award’ for providing women working on farms with water management...

Asian Businesswoman of the Year Award

An Indian-origin educationist in the UK, has been named the ‘Asian Businesswoman of the Year’. 65-year-old Dame Asha Khemka, Principal and CEO of West Nottinghamshire...

National Safety Council Awards

National Safety Council is a self-supporting non-profit autonomous society, set up by the Ministry of Labour and Employment, Govt. of India on 4th March,...

Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize

An imprisoned Eritrean-Swedish journalist who was arrested in a crackdown on the media in September 2001 and was known for his critical and insightful...

National Geoscience Awards Presented

President of India Pranab Mukherjee conferred the National Geoscience Awards - 2016 on 27 geoscientists in New Delhi. This year, twenty-seven geoscientists are receiving the National...

Cyprus Parliament Removes Death Penalty

Cyprus Parliament ruled to approve an amendment to strike out a provision in the Cypriot constitution which enables the imposition of the death penalty. The...

India-Australia Maritime Exercise ‘AUSINDEX’

Indian Naval Ships Jyoti, Shivalik and Kamorta are on a port visit to Freemantle, Australia from 13 June to 17 June 2017. AUSINDEX-17, a bilateral...

NASA Launches World’s Smallest Satellite

NASA launched the world’s smallest satellite, built by 18-year old Indian Tamil Nadu student Rifath Sharook and his team. Named as Kalamsat, after former President...

India-Srilanka MoU on Traditional Medicine Systems

The Indian Union Cabinet has given its approval for signing an MoU for cooperation in Traditional Systems of Medicine and Homoeopathy between Ministry of...