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...

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 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...

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...

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...

CFA Institute Research Challenge Winners

CFA Society India (Indian Association of Investment Professionals) has announced that the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, Delhi (IIFT)...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Corporation Bank Bags Award

Corporation Bank has bagged the SKOCH silver award for attaining the position of number one channel partner of LIC of India for the past...

Awards for Urban Transport Initiatives

Ministry of Urban Development has identified eight cities in five States and the Union Territory of Chandigarh for ‘Best’ and ‘Commendable’ initiatives toward promotion...

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...

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...

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...

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...

French Award to Sajid Nadiadwala

Sajid Nadiadwala was conferred France's prestigious Chevalier dans l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters) award. The honour...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Kiara Wins Google Science Fair Prize

South African teen Kiara Nirghin won a $50,000 scholarship at the annual Google Science Fair for her work using orange peel to develop a...

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...

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...

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”...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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 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....

Malaika Wins National Geographic Award

Malaika Vaz from Goa has won the 2016 Wildscreen National Geographic Roar Talent Bursary Award at the recently held Wildscreen festival. 19-year-old Vaz’s short-film “Waghoba”,...

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...

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...

C.H. Mohammed Koya National Journalism Awards Winners List

Times of India Consulting Editor Sagarika Ghosh, former Deputy Editor of the Hindu Neena Vyas, former Chief Editor of Chandrika T P Cherupa and...

Swabhimani Mumbaikar Award 2016

AjayDevgn, Madhur Bhandarkar and singer Udit Narayan are choosen for with the 'Swabhimani Mumbaikar' award at the Mumbaikar Festival 2016 scheduled to be held...

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...

4 Indian-Americans Get USA Presidential Award

US President Barack Obama selected four Indian-American scientists for the highest honour given by the USA government to science and engineering professionals in the...

Assam Ecologist Gets IUCN Award

Ecologist Bibhuti Lahkar from Assam was given the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)'s prestigious Heritage Heroes Award, 2016 for his contribution towards...

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...

Tata F1 Connectivity Innovation Prize

Tata Communications has awarded its $50,000 Formula One prize this year to a virtual reality innovation which transports racing fans from anywhere in the...

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...

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 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

“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...

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...

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...

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...

Chemistry Noble Prize

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2016 has been conferred to: 1. Jean-Pierre Sauvage, University of Strasbourg, France 2. Sir J. Fraser Stoddart, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL,...

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...

Paul Beatty Wins Booker Prize

Paul Beatty has become the first US author to win the Man Booker Prize. He won the award for his racial satire, ‘The Sellout’ at...

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...

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...

Jugnoo Gets ‘Startup of the Year’ Award

Auto rickshaw aggregator 'JUGNOO' has been awarded the 'Start-Up of the Year' at ASSOCHAM Start-up Summit and Tech Awards, 2016 for its efforts in...

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...

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...

Parsi Trust gets UNESCO Award

The restoration of the Cama Building at Gilder Road (Mumbai) received the UNESCO Asia Pacific Award of Merit. The residential building is owned by...

IEEE Spectrum Technology Award

Indian Institute of Technology-Madras has won the 2017 IEEE Spectrum Technology in the Service of Society Award for its solar-direct current (DC) inverter system. The...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

International Film festival of Shimla

The second International Film Festival of Shimlahas ended on 3rd september. It screened films from around 22 countries. Bangladeshi movie "Aina-the mirror" bagged the award for...

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...

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:...

Vasundhara Mitra Award Announced

Kohlapur based NGO Jeevan Mukti Seva Sanstha, also known as the White Army, will be conferred with the Vasundhara Mitra award during the Kirloskar...

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...

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...

Jawaharlal Nehru University Won Best University Award

Jawaharlal Nehru University has won the annual Visitor’s Award for the ‘Best University’, 2017. Dr. Deepak Pant from Central University of Himachal Pradesh won the...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

FACT Awarded Best Fertiliser Brand

Fertilisers and Chemicals Travancore Ltd (FACT) has won the award for the best brand in the fertiliser sector in the country. The award was instituted...

M C Mary Kom Gets Legends Award

Indian boxer M C Mary Kom has earned the ‘Legends Award’ from the International Boxing Association (AIBA). An Olympic bronze-medallist and a five-time world champion,...

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...

Sangeet Natak Akademi Awards Presented

The President Pranab Mukherjee presented the “Sangeet Natak Akademi Fellowships (Akademi Ratna) and Sangeet Natak Akademi Awards (Akademi Puraskars) for the Year-2015”. The General Council...

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...