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...

‘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...

‘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...

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...

Indian Company Wins German Design Award

Jaipur Rugs has won a German Design Award 2017. It won the award for Special Mention: Excellent Product Design. The award ceremony will take place...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

CAPEXIL Export Awards Presented

CAPEXIL Export Awards 2012-13 were presented by the Minister of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises Kalraj Mishra in New Delhi. The awards were given in...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Hari Om Ashram Alembic Research Awards

The President of India Pranab Mukherjee presented Hari Om Ashram Alembic Research Awards for the years 2008, 2009, 2010, 2014, 2015, 2016. Instituted by Medical...

Indian-American Entrepreneurs Awarded

Four prominent Indian Americans and three Americans have been awarded by a Houston-based chamber of commerce for their outstanding work as entrepreneurs and "building...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Sugarcane Breeding Institute Gets Award

The Indian Society of Genetics and Plant Breeding, New Delhi gave the award to the Sugarcane Breeding Institute (SBI), Coimbatore (TN) for its two...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

“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...

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...

Himachal Wins Better Project Award

Himachal Pradesh has won the '2015 Better Performing Project Award' for development of infrastructure in the state. The department of tourism has been executing 580...

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...

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...

Pharmacy Awards of India Given

The Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilizers, Ananth Kumar gave away the 1st India Pharma awards in Bengaluru. The awards constituted by Department of Pharmaceuticals...

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)...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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,...

Chandigarh Airports Entity Won IBC Award

Chandigarh International Airports Limited (CHIAL), a Joint Venture Company of Airports Authority of India and States of Punjab and Haryana, has been conferred with...

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...

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...

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...

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)...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Pt. Deendayal Krishi Puruskars

The Union Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare has announced felicitation of farmers at the National and Regional level every year on the occasion...

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...

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...

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...

Nari Shakti Puruskar Awardees: Full List

President Pranab Mukherjee presented Nari Shakti Puraskars 2016 at a special function held in New Delhi on the occasion of International Women’s Day. The awards were...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

Swiss Honour for Yash Chopra

Late director Yash Chopra, who captured the verdant Swiss valley in his films, has been honoured with a special statue by the Switzerland government....

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...

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...

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...

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...

Noble Prize in Economics

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences (Economic Noble Prize) in Memory of Alfred...

Yoshinori Ohsumi Won Nobel Medicine Prize

Japan's Yoshinori Ohsumi won the 2016 Nobel prize for medicine or physiology for his discovery of how cells break down and recycle their content,...

Mother Teresa International Award

Shaikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, has been conferred the prestigious Mother Teresa International Award by...

Kiran Doshi Wins ‘The Hindu Prize’

Kiran Doshi, a retired diplomat and educationist from Gujarat, won The HinduPrize 2016 for his third major work of fiction, 'Jinnah Often Came to...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

Ramesh Won Lemelson-MIT Prize

Ramesh Raskar, founder of the Camera Culture research at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Media Lab and associate professor of Media Arts and...

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...

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...

Saakshar Bharat Awards Announced

Saakshar Bharat Awards were instituted to encourage a healthy competition for better performance among the programme implementing and support agencies. The Awards also recognize the...

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...