Maggie Won Global Teacher Prize

A Canadian teacher Maggie MacDonnell who teaches at a school in a fly-in only village in the Arctic won a $1-million Global Teacher Prize...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Indian-American Won CAREER Award

An Indian-American computer scientist Anshumali Shrivastava has won USA's National Science Foundation’s prestigious CAREER award for his research on redesigning current machine-learning processes. Shrivastava earned...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Polly Umrigar and Dilip Sardesai Awards

Virat Kohli has become the first player to receive the Polly Umrigar Award - given to the International Cricketer of the Year - for...

National Awards for Innovation in Petrochemicals

Union Minister for Chemicals & Fertilizers and Parliamentary Affairs, Ananthkumar presented the 7th National Awards for Technology Innovation in Petrochemicals and Downstream Plastics Processing...

Oscar Awards Announced

The 89th Academy Awards (Oscar) ceremony, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), honored the best films of 2016, and...

Best Marching Contingent Trophies Presented

The Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar presented the Best Marching Contingent Trophies to the Madras Sappers and the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) who participated...

Short Film ‘Aaba’ Wins Special Prize

Short film 'Aaba' has won the Special Prize in the Generation Kplus International Jury section at the Berlin International Film Festival. Film has been produced by filmmaker...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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)...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Best CA-CFO Award Announced

In the recently held 10th Annual ICAI Awards 2016 at Chennai, Sh.Rajesh Bhandari, Executive Director (Finance), Airports Authority of India has been bestowed with...

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...

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 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...

Shram Awards Announced

The Government of India announced the Prime Minister’s Shram Awards for the year 2015 to be awarded to 56 workers employed in the Departmental...

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...

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...

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...

Gallantry Awards: List of Latest Awards Presented

The President has approved award of 398 Gallantry and other Defence decorations to Armed Forces personnel and others on the eve of the 68th Republic...

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...

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...

Forest Whitaker Receives UN Crystal Award

Actor Forest Whitaker, who is the Special Envoy for Peace and Reconciliation for the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), received the 2017...

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...

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...

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...

Petroleum Ministry Receives E-Governance Award

Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas and the Oil Marketing Companies Indian Oil, HPCL and BPCL collectively received Silver Award for Excellence in Citizen...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

International Press Institute Award

The International Press Institute’s (IPI) India Award for Excellence in Journalism, 2016 has been awarded jointly to Varun Bhatt of Rajasthan Patrika and The...

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...

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...

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...

Best Bank for SME Lending Award

Vijaya Bank has bagged the ‘Best Bank for SME lending’ award instituted by the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry (Assocham). The award was received...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

Obama Announces Presidential Medal Winners

President Barack Obama awarded the nation’s highest civilian honour to 21 groundbreaking actors, musicians, athletes and innovators who inspired him over the years. The Presidential...

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...

First World Sanskrit Award Given

Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn of Thailand was conferred the first 'World Sanskrit Award'  for her contribution towards promotion of the language. The award was presented...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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”,...

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....