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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Delhi Airport is Number 2 in Latest Awards

Indira Gandhi International Airport has become the world’s number 2 airport in the over 40 million passengers per annum category, as per the Montreal...

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,...

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...

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,...

UN 13th Lifetime Achievement Award

The inspirational role that Lonely Planet inferred worldwide to travellers, writers and the tourism sector in general has been the major reason to concede...

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...

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...

Shriya and Adhya Won USA Science Competition

Indian-origin students in USA have bagged a scholarship worth $2,00,000 in a science competition for their innovative research that will help doctors diagnose health...

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...

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...

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...

Simran Won National Bal Shree Award

Simran Swain has won the National Bal Shree-2015 for her talent in Odissi dance. She has been selected in the creative performance stream of the...

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...

‘Thithi’ Gets Best Film Award

Raam Reddy's acclaimed Kannada movie "Thithi" bagged the best film award at the first BRICS Film Festival. Produced by Pratap Reddy and Sunmin Park, "Thithi"...

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...

Sri Chandrashekarendra Saraswati Award

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and UK-based scholar in Sanskrit, Tamil and Telugu John Ralston Marr have been named for this year’s SIES-Sri Chandrashekarendra...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

Balasubramanian Gets National Fellowship

Balasubramanian Senthilkumaran, a professor of Department of Animal Biology, School of Life Sciences (SLS), at the University of Hyderabad (UoH) has been elected Fellow...

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...

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...

Akshaya Mukul Wins Shakti Bhatt Prize

Journalist Akshaya Mukul has been awarded the Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize for his book "Gita Press and the Making of Hindu India". Jury chose...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Iranian Wins Cartooning Award

An Iranian refugee held at an Australian-funded detention centre in Papua New Guinea has won Award for Courage in Editorial Cartooning for 2016. Ali, a...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

Nobel Prize in Physics

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the Nobel Prize in Physics 2016 to: David J. Thouless (University of Washington, Seattle,...

Babubhai Wins Lifetime Achievement Award

A 78-year-old Indian-origin British obstetrician and member of the UK Parliament has been honoured by a leading publishing group for his work in the...

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 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...

AEPC Export Awards Given

The Union Textiles Minister Smriti Zubin Irani presented the AEPC Export Awards, 2015-2016. The awards comprises 22 categories. The awards were divided into multiple categories; and...

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...

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,...

Abraham Verghese Won US Humanities Medal

Indian-American physician-author Abraham Verghese has been selected for the prestigious 2015 National Humanities Medal. US President Barack Obama conferred the honor upon Verghese, along with...

Income Tax Department Receives Silver Award

The Income Tax Department of India has been conferred the Silver Award in the National Awards on e-Governance-2016-17. The award is in recognition of the...

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...

Digital India Award Winners: Full List

Digital India Award formerly known as WebRatna Awards is an initiative to acknowledge the exemplary initiatives in e-Governance. The Government of India has been bracing...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Indian Doctor Selected to Ophthalmology Hall of Fame

Gullapalli N. Rao, a noted Indian eye doctor, has been selected to the 2017 Ophthalmology Hall of Fame instituted by the American Society of...

British Academy Film Awards: Full List of Winners

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

IMO Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea

After their engine failed and their anchor was lost off the coast of India’s Andhra Pradesh state in June last year, the men were...

Plant Genome Savior Community Award

The PPV&FR Authority, New Delhi is organizing its Plant Genome Savior Community Award (2012-13), Plant Genome Saviour Farmer Rewards 2013 and Plant Genome Saviour...

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...

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...

National Entrepreneurship Awards 2016

Home Minister Rajnath Singh presented the First National Entrepreneurship awards 2016 in New Delhi. The awards have been presented in order to recognize the entrepreneurial...

DSIR Gets ISO 9001:2008 Certificate

The Department of Scientific & Industrial Research (DSIR), Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India, received ISO 9001:2008 Certification for its functions, activities...

Lata Mangeshkar Award to Uttam Singh

Veteran bollywood music director Uttam Singh has been named for this year's "Lata Mangeshkar Award for Lifetime Achievement" by Maharashtra government. The award carries a...

National Bravery Awards 2016 Announced

Twenty five children which include 12 girls and 13 boys have been selected for the National Bravery Awards – 2016.  Four of the Awards have...

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...

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...

Cristiano Ronaldo Bags Best Player of The Year Title

Cristiano Ronaldo won the Best Player of The Year title at the Global Soccer Awards. Ronaldo was already awarded the Ballon d'Or after he helped...

Maharshi Badrayan Vyas Samman

President of India Pranab Mukherjee has awarded the 2016 Maharshi Badrayan Vyas Samman to the following young scholars of Sanskrit, Pali, Prakrit, Arabic and...

“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...

GQ Men of the Year Awards

GQ Men of the Year Awards 2016 were announced in Mumbai. GQ India celebrated its eighth anniversary with the annual Men of the Year...

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....

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...

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...

Dr. B. C. Roy National Award Winners Full List

The President of India Pranab Mukherjee presented Dr. B. C. Roy National Awards for the years 2014, 2015 and 2016. Bidhan Chandra Roy Award was...

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...

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 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’...

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...

Gujarat Awarded Most Film Friendly State

At the 63rd National Film Awards function held in New Delhi, Gujarat tourism was conferred with the national award for "Most Film Friendly State". Notably,...

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:...

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...

Kamaladevi Chattopadhya National Awards

Union Textiles Minister Smriti Irani announced ‘Kamaladevi Chattopadhya National Awards’, a new category of awards specially for women handloom weavers and women handicraft artisans. Kamaladevi...

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,...

Shankar Balasubramanian Gets Knighthood in UK

Indian-origin British professor Shankar Balasubramanian has received a Knighthood in UK for his contributions. Mr. Balasubramanian (50), Herchel Smith Professor of Medicinal Chemistry at Cambridge University,...

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...

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...

Jeevan Raksha Padak Awards Announced

The President of India has approved the conferment of Jeevan Raksha Padak Series of Awards – 2016 on 36 persons which includes Sarvottam Jeevan...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Britannia Humanitarian Award Announced

Actor Ewan McGregor will receive the Britannia Humanitarian Award at the British Academy Britannia Awards in California. He is being awarded for "using the art...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Bangladesh Honours AIIMS Professor

Dr. Ashutosh Biswas, Professor of Medicine in All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi has been conferred with the honorary fellowship of Bangladesh...

United Technologies Honored 3 Awards

United Technologies Corp was recently recognized with three awards for its youth-focused corporate social responsibility program (CSR), Green Shoots. Launched in 2011, the Green Shoots...

15th MMA Awards for Managerial Excellence

Madras Management Association has announced the 15th MMA Award for Managerial Excellence for 2016. The outstanding achievers and winners of the awards are: 1. Super Auto...