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,...

Jnanpith Awards Winners Full List

List of award recipients, showing the year, and language(s) Year Recipient(s) Language 1965 (1st) G. Sankara Kurup Malayalam 1966 (2nd) Tarasankar Bandyopadhyay Bengali 1967 (3rd) Umashankar Joshi Gujarati 1967 (3rd) Kuppali Venkatappa Puttappa (Kuvempu) Kannada 1968 (4th) Sumitranandan Pant Hindi 1969 (5th) Firaq Gorakhpuri Urdu 1970 (6th) Viswanatha Satyanarayana Telugu 1971 (7th) Bishnu Dey Bengali 1972 (8th) Ramdhari Singh Dinkar Hindi 1973 (9th) D. R. Bendre Kannada 1973 (9th) Gopinath...

National Child Award for Exceptional Achievement

The President of India Pranab Mukherjee presented the National Child Award for Exceptional Achievement to the following children on November 14, 2016 at Rashtrapati...

Jawaharlal Nehru University Won Award

Jawaharlal Nehru University has won the ‘Visitors Award’ for the best Central university in India. President Pranab Mukherjee presented the award to Vice-Chancellor M. Jagadesh...

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...

National e-Governance Award to Gurugram

The National e-Governance award was conferred upon Gurugram district administration at the 20th national conference on e-Governance. The conference took place at Visakhapatnam in Andhra...

Tanusha Bags GE Award

A student of Manipal Institute of Technology (MIT), Manipal, has bagged second prize at the GE Contest for global universities called 'The Unimpossible Missions:...

Full List: Ramnath Goenka Journalism Awards

S. NO. Award Category Name Publication Story Year 1 PRAKASH KARDALEY MEMORIAL AWARD FOR CIVIC JOURNALISM (PRINT) Radheshyam Bapu Jadhav The Times of India For his stories from Pune on the garbage mess in...

National Photography Awards Announced

List of 6th National Photography Award Winners S.No. Awardee Category of Awards 1 Raghu Rai, New Delhi Life-Time Achievement Award 2 K.K. Mustafah, Trissur, Kerala Professional Photographer of the Year 3 Ravinder Kumar, Shakarpur, Delhi Amateur...

Palestinian Wins Global Teacher Prize

Hanan Al Hroub, a teacher from a refugee camp in Palestine won USD one million Global Teacher Prize, beating nine other finalists from around...

Nobel Peace Prize Awarded

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos won the Nobel Peace Prize 2016 for his efforts to end a five-decades-long civil war that has killed more...

Sahitya Akademi Award: Latest Winners List

The Sahitya Academy has announced the names of 24 poets and authors who will be conferred the prestigious 2016 Sahitya Akademi Award. This award has...

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...

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,...

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 ...

National Award for Child Welfare

The President of India Pranab Mukherjee presented the National Child Awards to the following on November 14, 2016 at Rashtrapati Bhavan on the occasion...

Book Wins Global Award

Indian automotive journalist Gautam Sen’s book, Marcello Gandini: Maestro of Design , has won the 2016 Most Beautiful Book of the Year award (known...

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...

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...

UNESCO Confucius Prize for Literacy

A Kerala-based NGO 'Jan Sikshan Sansthan (JSS)' bagged the UNESCO Confucius Prize for Literacy for its literacy-linked skill development activities. JSS based in Malappuram (Kerala)...

Champions of the Earth Award

Afroz Shah from Mumbai has been conferred the ‘Champions of the Earth’ award, the highest environmental honour awarded by the United Nations. Mr. Shah, 33,...

KCK International Award in Print Journalism

The President of India, Pranab Mukherjee presented the KCK International Award for Excellence in Print Journalism organized by Rajasthan Patrika in New Delhi. The award...

63rd National Film Awards 2015

Best Film: Baahubali (National Award a huge achievement: ‘Baahubali’ producer) Best Director: Sanjay Leela Bhansali, ‘Bajirao Mastani’ Best Actor: Amitabh Bachchan, Piku Best Actress: Kangana Ranaut, Tanu...

UP’s Yash Bharti Awards Announced

The Uttar Pradesh government has announced the names of 54 persons for the 'Yash Bharti' awards for the year 2016-17. Yash Bharti is a coveted...

SASTRA Ramanujan Prize 2016

The 2016 SASTRA-Ramanujan award for mathematics was awarded to Maksym Radziwill of McGill University, Canada. The joint winner is Kaisa Matomaki of University of...

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...

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...

International Dublin Literary Award

Year Winner Country Novel 1996 David Malouf Australia Remembering Babylon 1997 Javier Marías Spain A Heart So White (translated from the Spanish by Margaret Jull Costa) 1998 Herta Müller  Germany (born in Romania) The Land of Green Plums (translated from...

National Metallurgists Day Award

National Metallurgists Day award for 2016 presented to T Raghu, scientist of the Defence Metallurgical Research Laboratory (DMRL), Hyderabad. His contributions in the field of...

Kayakalp Awards Announced

Mr. J P Nadda, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare attended the felicitation ceremony of Kayakalp awardees (2016-17) for their work in maintaining...

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...

Infosys Prize in Humanities Awarded

Sunil Amrith, Professor, Department of History, Harvard University has been awarded Infosys Prize 2016 in Humanities. The award is given for his contribution to the history...

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...

Karnataka Startup Award Awarded

Hubballi-based Aissel Technologies has won the Startup Karnataka Top Tech 25 Awards 2016. Aissel Technologies is an enterprise cloud software company based in Hubballi. Its...

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...

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...

India Wins Medals at Astronomy Olympiad

Indian students won two silver and one bronze medals in the 21st International Astronomy Olympiad (IAO) held at Pamporovo, Bulgaria. India finished among the top...

Honorary Doctorate to Shahrukh Khan

Actor Shahrukh Khan will receive an honorary doctorate at the sixth convocation of Maulana Azad National Urdu University in Hyderabad. President Pranab Mukherjee will confer...

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...

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...

National Tourism Awards

National Tourism Awards for the year 2014-15 to various segments of the travel, tourism and hospitality industry were presented by the Speaker of Lok...

Jackie Chan Gets Honorary Oscar Award

With more than 200 films under his belt spanning a 56-year career, Jackie Chan has finally received an Oscar. The 62-year-old action star was awarded...

Golden Peacock Award for Corporate Social Responsibility

The Delhi International Airport (Private) Limited (DIAL) has won the ‘Golden Peacock Award for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in the transportation sector under the...

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...

Sree Chithira Thirunal Award Conferred

The Vice President of India, M. Hamid Ansari has conferred the Sree Chithira Thirunal Award to Ambassador T.P. Sreenivasan ceremony in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. Ambassador T.P....

Kabir Akhtar Won Award

Bollywood personality Kabir Akhtar has won the award for outstanding single-camera picture editing for a comedy series for "Crazy Ex Girlfriend" at the 2016...

International Children’s Peace Prize Awarded to Basu

A 16-year-old Indian environmental activist based in the UAE has won this year’s prestigious International Children’s Peace Prize for her fight for climate justice...

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,...

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...

Awards for Sindhi Language Announced

The Meeting of the Executive Board of National Council for Promotion of Sindhi Language (NCPSL), an autonomous organization under the Ministry of Human Resource...

Gavaskar Gets Lifetime Achievement Award

The Sports Journalists' Association of Mumbai (SJAM) announced the cricket legend Sunil Manohar Gavaskar with the Lifetime Achievement award. The SJAM's first Lifetime Achievement award...

Padma Awards: Latest List of 89 Awardees

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

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...

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...

Top PSUs Award 2016

Dun & Bradstreet, the world’s leading provider of global business information, knowledge and insights, launched the 9th edition of its premium publication, ‘India’s Top...

Ban Ki Moon Gets French Honour

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon received the Legion of Honour from French President Francois Hollande for his contributions to tackling climate change. The South...

Awards for Excellence at Security Printing Corporation

Union Minister of Finance Arun Jaitley gave away awards for excellence at the 11thFoundation Day celebrations of Security Printing and Minting Corporation of India...

UNEP Champions of The Earth Award

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi received the United Nations' highest environmental honour, the ‘UNEP Champions of the Earth’ award at a special ceremony in...

National Bravery Awards 2015

Twenty five children – 3 girls and 22 boys – have been selected for the National Bravery Awards 2015. Two of the Awards have...

Humanitarian Award to Ravi Shankar

Spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar will be honoured with a humanitarian award by a Jewish human rights organisation for promoting human dignity, interfaith...

President Presents Shilp Guru Awards

The President of India, Pranab Mukherjee presented Shilp Guru awards and National Awards to master craftspersons in New Delhi. 9 Shilp Gurus and 19 National...

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...

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...

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...

Prathama Gets Woman Scientist Award

Prathama S. Mainkar, Senior Principal Scientist of CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, Hyderabad, has been awarded with the OPPI Woman Scientist Award for 2016. Prathama’s...

Correctional Service Medals for Distinguished Service

The President of India has approved the following Correctional Service medals to the following prison personnel on the occasion of Republic Day, 2017: President’s Correctional...

‘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...

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...

SJAM Golden Jubilee Awards 2016

Maharashtra's sixth Chess GM Shardul Gagare, and steeplechase specialist Lalita Babar, who finished a creditable 10th in the Rio Olympics, have been chosen for...

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...

International Mercury Award

The Ahmedabad-based Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDII), an acknowledged national resource institute for entrepreneurship education, research, training and institution-building, has received the prestigious...

Nobel Prizes 2018

The Nobel Prize in Physics 2018: (Tools made of light): The Nobel Prize in Physics 2018 was awarded “for groundbreaking inventions in the field...

Most Film Friendly State/UT Award

Mr. Sunil Arora, Secretary I&B has said that as part of the Government’s effort to promote the Indian film industry and India’s “Soft Power”...

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...

List of Awardees of Petrotech Awards

The Union Finance and Corporate Affairs Minister Arun Jaitley presented the Petrotech-2016 awards in New Delhi. It was also announced that Petrofed and Petrotech Society...

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...

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...

BCCI Recommends Kohli for Khel Ratna

The Indian Cricket Board has recommended Test captain Virat Kohli for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, the country’s highest sporting honour, and Ajinkya Rahane...

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...

National Geoscience Award Announced

A Keshav Krishna, a scientist at the National Geophysical Research Institute (NGRI) has been selected for the National Geoscience Award for 2016. The award given...

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...

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...

Balbina Crowned Miss Togo 2016

The 20-year-old D'Almeida Mawubedzro Kokoe Balbina won the coveted Miss Togo 2016 title, the 22nd edition of the West African nation's beauty contest. She came...

Indira Gandhi National Service Awards

President Pranab Mukherjee presented Indira Gandhi National Service Scheme Awards for 2015-2016 at Rashtrapati Bhavan. The Awards were instituted by the Ministry of Youth Affairs...

SERB Fellowship Award to Lalji Singh

Lalji Singh, former Director, the Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB), has been selected for the award of SERB Distinguished Fellow. It is given...

Asia Environmental Enforcement Award 2018

United Nation Environment has awarded Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB), Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Government of India with Asia Environment Enforcement...

National Awards for Technology Innovation

The Union Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers, Sh. Ananth Kumar presented the Sixth National Awards for Technology in Innovation in Petrochemicals and downstream Plastics...

Full List of Winners: Emmy Awards

The 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards honored the best in U.S. prime time television programming from June 1, 2015 until May 31, 2016, as...

R N Borooah and Protiva Borooah Award

Veteran journalist and editor of Dainik Asam Radhika Mohan Bhagawati has been awarded the R N Borooah and Protiva Borooah Memorial Lifetime Achievement Award...

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...

Baftas Awards 2016 Winners List

The British Academy Film Awards are presented in an annual award show hosted by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA). As of...

Amir Amanullah Khan Award Conferred

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was conferred with Amir Amanullah Khan Award, the Afghanistan’s highest civilian honour. He was awarded the honour by Afghan President Ashraf...

National Dhanwantari Ayurveda Awards

Three renowned Practitioners, Academicians & Researchers of Ayurveda received the National Dhanwantari Ayurveda Awards. Prof. Premwati Tiwari, Shri Parshuram Yashawant Vaidya Khadiwale and Vaidya P....

Republic Day Parade Awards Announced

The results of different competitive presentations in the Republic Day Parade – 2017 have been announced by the Ministry of Defence. Among the Services category,...

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...

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...

National Sports and Adventure Awards 2016

Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna 2016 Following sports persons were conferred with Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna 2016. Ms. P.V. Sindhu -Badminton Ms. Dipa Karmakar -Gymnastics Shri Jitu Rai -Shooting Ms....

Full List of Kala Utsav Prize Awardees

Kala Utsav is an initiative of Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) to promote arts in education by nurturing and showcasing the artistic talent...

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...

Jeevan Raksha Padak Awards 2015

The President of India has approved the conferment of Jeevan Raksha Padak Series of Awards – 2015 on 50 persons which includes Sarvottam Jeevan...