National Awards To Indian Scientists

The Ministry of Earth Sciences celebrated its foundation day in Delhi. The foundation day lecture was given by Dr. Asahiko Taira, President, Japan Agency...

National Geoscience Awards 2018

The President of India presented the National Geoscience Awards in New Delhi for the year 2017. Following are the categories and award winners: Mineral Discovery...

Padma Awards 2018: Complete List

Padma Awards - one of the highest civilian Awards of the country, are conferred in three categories, namely, Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma...

Jayachandran Gets Sanctuary Wildlife Award

The Ooty-based conservation activist and long-term conservation partner of Wildlife Conservation Society, India, Jayachandran S has won the prestigious ‘Wildlife Service Award’ presented by...

Finish Gender Equality Prize Conferred

Finland has given its new international gender equality prize to German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Finland is the first nation in the world to grant...

IFFI Golden Peacock Award

Morocco born French Director Robin Campillo’s drama film ‘ 120 BPM’ or ‘120 Beats Per Minute’ has won the coveted Golden Peacock Award at...

Health Ministry Wins Award at Trade Fair

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has been awarded the Bronze Medal for its creative and informative display at the 37th India International Trade...

‘Yeraringan’ Award Conferred

The Vice President of India conferred 'Yeraringan' Award to Prof. M.S. Swaminathan, in Chennai. The Vice President said that in 1947, Prof. Swaminathan moved...

87 Armoured Regiment Gets Award

It was an historic moment for the Indian Armoured Regiments at Suratgarh Military Station, when General Bipin Rawat, Chief of the Army Staff, on...

Pt. Ramnarayan Sharma National Ayurved Award Presented

The President of India Ram Nath Kovind, presented the Pt Ramnarayan Sharma National Ayurved Award for the years 2008-2014. The Pt Ramnarayan Sharma National Award...

National Awards for Divyangjan Empowerment

The President of India presented the “National Award for Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (Divyangjan) 2017” on the occasion of International Day of Persons...

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...

‘Albert Vidal Award’ in News

The Albert Vidal Award is a prestigious award, named after the founder of WorldSkills International (formerly known as the International Vocational Training Organisation). During the...

Lal Bahadur Shastri National Award in Public Administration

The President Ram Nath Kovind, presented the Lal Bahadur Shastri National Award for Excellence in Public Administration, Academics and Management for the year 2017...

Swacchata Awards: Latest List of Winners

The Amritsar Municipal Corporation has received the Rashtriya Swachh Bharat Puraskar under the Swachh Iconic Places (SIPs), an initiative of the Ministry of Drinking...

2017 Nobel Medicine Prize: Top 5 Important Facts

2017 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded jointly to Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W. Young for their discoveries of...

Marconi Society Award

Stanford University professor, Thomas Kailath has conferred its Lifetime Achievement Award by the US-based Marconi Society for furthering scientific achievements in communications and Internet. He is the sixth...

Women Transforming India Awards 2017

Celebrating the outstanding achievements of women in India, NITI Aayog, in partnership with MyGov and the United Nations, announces winners of the Women Transforming...

NRI Student Donates Prize Money to Indian Army

Kuwait living NRI student Ma. Riddhiraj Kumar presented a cheque of Rs. 18,000 to the Prime Minister Narendra Modi as donation for Army Welfare...

Khel Ratna Awardees 2017

Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna 2017 1. Shri Devendra Para Athlete 2. Shri Sardar Singh Hockey Dronacharya Awards 2017 1. Late Dr. R. Gandhi Athletics 2. Mr. Heera Nand Kataria Kabaddi 3. Mr. G.S.S.V. Prasad Badminton (Lifetime) 4. Mr. Brij Bhushan Mohanty Boxing (Lifetime) 5. Mr....

2017 Winners of Ramon Magsaysay Awards

The Ramon Magsaysay Awards' is an annual award established to perpetuate former Philippine President Ramon Magsaysay's example of integrity in governance, courageous service to...

National Award for Excellence in Cost Management

V.O. Chidambaranar Port has bagged National Award for Excellence in Cost Management for the year 2016 from ‘The Institute of Cost Accountants of India’...

Basque Culinary World Prize Winner Announced

Leonor Espinosa, a (Colombian chef) has won the Basque Culinary World Prize, a €100,000 prize for chefs who make a difference. Ms. Espinosa, the head...

IIM Bangalore Gets Award from President

President of India Pranab Mukherjee honored the IIM Bangalore for making management education accessible to all through Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), during the...

United Nations Development Programme Equator Prize

The UN Development Programme (UNDP) announced the winners of the Equator Prize 2017, recognizing 15 local and indigenous communities from Africa, Asia, and Latin...

Lokmat Parliamentary Awards Presented

The Vice President of India, Shri M. Hamid Ansari has presented the Lokmat Parliamentary Awards 2017. Lokmat was founded by a group of Indian freedom...

Pranab Mukherjee Award for Academic Excellence

The President of India Pranab Mukherjee presented the ‘Pranab Mukherjee Award for Academic Excellence’ to Shri Aman Aggarwal for scoring the highest aggregate in...

“Kanyashree Prakalpa” Gets UN Award

Kanyashree Prakalpa, the scheme launched by Mamata Banerjee in October 2013, won the United Nations Public Service Award. The United Nations has awarded the West...

Golden Globe Tigers Awards

UST Global has won the Golden Globe Tigers Award, 2017, for the third consecutive year for ‘excellence and leadership in corporate social responsibility (CSR)’. The...

Skoch Awards 2017

Vijaya Bank has bagged nine Skoch Awards. The bank received awards in the following categories -- Best Bank in Public Sector; Best Bank for...

AIMA – JRD Tata Corporate Leadership Award

The Vice President of India M. Hamid Ansari has given the AIMA - JRD Tata Corporate Leadership Award to N. Chandrasekaran, Chairman of Tata...

Literary Award to Margaret Atwood

77-year-old author Margaret Atwood received the lifetime achievement award from world's oldest literary organizations PEN Center of USA. Atwood has written more than 40 books of...

David Grossman Wins Man Booker Prize

Israeli author David Grossman won the Man Booker International Prize for his novel A Horse Walks Into a Bar. He will share the £50,000 ($64,000)...

Arun Netravali Wins Marconi Prize

Indian American Dr Arun N Netravali won this year’s $100000 Marconi Prize. Netravali is a HDTV tech pioneer and the former President of Bell...

RedInk Award in Journalism

The RedInk Award for Lifetime Achievement in Journalism for 2017 was presented to veteran journalist Vinod Dua in Mumbai. The award is a part of...

Bharat Electronics Ltd Gets 6 Awards

Defence PSU Bharat Electronics Ltd has won six Raksha Mantri’s awards for Excellence for the years 2014-15 and 2015-16. MV Gowtama, Chairman and Managing Director...

29th National Youth Parliament Competition

Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs S.S. Ahluwalia, presided over the Prize Distribution Function of the 29th National Youth Parliament Competition 2016-17, for Kendriya...

Railways Organization Won Golden Peacock Award

Indian Railways achieves a major landmark in the field of Eco friendly fuel technologies at Indian Railways Organization for Alternate Fuel (IROAF) which has...

Indians Get Great USA Immigrants Award

Indian-Americans, Adobe chief Shantanu Narayen and former US Surgeon General Vivek Murthy was honoured with the prestigious ‘Great Immigrants’ annual award on US’s independence...

Sahitya Akademi Yuva Puraskar

For Yuva Puraskar 2018, Sahitya Akademi is inviting books from publishers and young Indian authors of the age of 35 and below in all...

National Awards for MSME Announced

Since the United Nations has declared 27th June as the UN Day for MSMEs, the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises has selected...

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,...

INSA Young Scientist Award Winners List

Vikram Vishal, an assistant professor in the Department of Earth Sciences at the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, (IIT-B) has won the prestigious Indian...

Banga Bibhushan and Banga Bhushan Awards

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee gave away the coveted Banga Bibhushan and Banga Bhushan Awards to the 11 eminent persons from different walks...

FICCI-India Sanitation Coalition Prize

The Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) of the prestigious foundation received the FICCI-India Sanitation Coalition prize for the initiative that seeks to contribute towards...

Japan’s Top National Award to Indian

The Japanese government has selected former Union Law Minister Ashwani Kumar for the Grand Cordon of the Order of the Rising Sun, in recognition...

Two NASA Astronauts Inducted into Hall of Fame

Two veteran NASA astronauts joined the ranks of the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame. Ellen Ochoa, the first Hispanic woman to travel to space and...

Master Dinanath Mangeshkar Awards

Actor Aamir Khan and Cricket icon Kapil Dev received the 75th Master Dinanath Mangeshkar Awards. Khan was honoured with the Vishesh Puraskar for Best Film...

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...

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...

SCOPE Awards Presented

President of India Pranab Mukherjee presented SCOPE Awards on the occasion of 8th Public Sector Day Celebrations jointly organized by Standing Conference of Public...

64th National Film Award Winners List

The National Film Awards is the most prominent film award ceremonies in India. Established in 1954, it has been administered, along with the International...

Maggie Won Global Teacher Prize

A Canadian teacher Maggie MacDonnell who teaches at a school in a fly-in only village in the Arctic won a $1-million Global Teacher Prize...

Professional Photographer of the Year Award

K.K. Mustafah, senior special news photographer of The Hindu, has bagged the prestigious Professional Photographer of the Year award instituted by the Photo Division,...

Saraswati Samman Awarded to Eminent Writer

Eminent Konkani writer Mahabaleshwar Sail has been honoured with the Saraswati Samman 2016 for his novel Hawthan . The 74-year-old’s novel was shortlisted out of...