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...

Google Lunar Xprize

In a unique opportunity, youngsters from across the country are being invited to design an experiment that will fly aboard an Indian spacecraft to...

Anvita Wins Google Contest

Pune girl Anvita Prashant Telang is declared the national winner of the "Doodle 4 Google" contest. The sixth standard student from Vibgyor High School in...

G.K. Reddy Memorial Award Given

Senior journalist and television commentator Karan Thapar was conferred the G.K. Reddy Memorial National Award 2016 for excellence in journalism. The award carries a cash prize...

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...

Parag Gets Oscar for Technical Achievement

Indian-American Parag Havaldar, a computer engineer from IIT-Kharagpur, is part of the Academy Awards’ list of winners for Technical achievement. Mr. Havaldar is being honoured...

Philips Sports Dad of the Year Award

David Warner (Australian Cricketer) was awarded the 2016 Philips Sports Dad of the Year for his role as a father of two, Ivy Mae...

Iranian Film Won Golden Peacock Award

Iranian film Daughter, directed by Reza Mirkarimi, won the Golden Peacock award at the 47th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) at Panaji, Goa. The...

Swachh Shakti Awards

Prime Minister Narendra Modi presented Swachh Shakti Awards 2017 to 10 women sarpanches, who have contributed immensely to the movement towards a clean India...

Republic Day Parade Awards 2016

The results of different competitive presentations in the Republic Day Parade 2016 have been announced by the Ministry of Defence. Among the Services category, Assam...

Vayoshreshtha Samman

The President of India Pranab Mukharjee will present the National Awards for Senior Citizens “Vayoshreshtha Samman-2016” to eminent senior citizens and institutions in recognition...

Yash Chopra Memorial Award

Superstar Shah Rukh Khan has been selected for an award instituted in memory of the late director Yash Chopra. Khan will receive the fourth National Yash...

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....

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...

International Indian Film Academy Awards

The 17th edition of International Indian Film Academy Awards was held at Spain and was hosted by Shahid Kapoor and Farhan Akhtar. Here's a complete...

Sudanese Wins Prestigious Australian Award

A former child soldier Deng Adut has received one of Australia’s highest civic awards, the 2017 New South Wales Australian of the Year. He has...

Palestinian Contortionist Made Guinness Record

A young Palestinian contortionist known in Gaza as "Spider-Man" has entered the Guinness book of records. The 13-year-old, Mohammad al-Sheikh, broke the record for the...

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...

List of Pravasi Bharatiya Samman-2017 Awardees

14th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas celebrations was held in Bangalore from January 7-9,2017. It was decided late last year to hold the PBD conventions after...

K G George Gets J C Daniel Award

Film director K G George was announced winner of the prestigious J C Daniel Award for his overall contribution to the Malayalam film industry. The...

Distinguished Indologist Award Presented

The President of India, Pranab Mukherjee presented the second ICCR ‘Distinguished Indologist’ Award to Prof. Yu Long Yu of China on December 1, 2016...

Indrani Das Won Junior Nobel Prize

Indrani Das, a 17-year-old Indian-American teen from New Jersey won the top prize at America’s oldest and most prestigious high school science and math...

Rakshamantri Awards for Excellence

The Defence Minister Sh Manohar Parrikar gave away the RakshaMantri Awards for Excellence for the years 2012-13 and 2013-14 in recognition of exemplary performance...

Vayoshreshtha Samman Awardees List

Vayoshreshtha Samman is a Scheme of National Awards instituted by the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment (D/o Social Justice & Empowerment) initially in...

National Awards to Anganwadi Workers

The Minister of Women & Child Development, Maneka Sanjay Gandhi gave away National Awards to Anganwadi workers for exceptional achievement for the year 2014-15...

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...

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...