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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Kiran Shaw Conferred Highest French Honour

The highest French civil distinction, Chevalier de la L gion d Honneur (Knight of the Legion of Honour) was conferred on MD Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw. The...

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...

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...

Robert De Niro Gets Chaplin Award

The Film Society of Lincoln Center has named veteran actor Robert De Niro as the recipient of its 44th annual Chaplin Award. De Niro took...

Nobel Prize in Literature

The Nobel Prize in Literature for 2016 is awarded to Bob Dylan (USA) "for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition". Dylan...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

Earth Science Olympiad Winners

Three Indian high school students who won four silver medals in the 10th International Earth Science Olympiad, MIE Japan, met Minister for Earth Sciences,...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Tigers Wildlife Tourism Awards

4th TOF Tigers Wildlife Tourism Awards 2016 honoured men and women working to restore the green cover of India and Nepal in multiple ways. The...

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...

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...

New Concession Agreement for Port Sector

The Ministry of Shipping has proposed a new Model Concession Agreement (MCA) for the Port Sector. The proposed MCA will replace the existing Model Concession...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Nandini Wins Super Singer Season 8

Nandini Sharma has been announced as the winner of Delhi region's Radio City Super Singer Season 8 competition. Music director duo Sajid-Wajid crowned Nandini as...

Bangabibhushan Award to Lata

Lata Mangeshkar will be conferred the "Bangabibhushan" award by the West Bengal government in recognition of her contribution to Bengali songs. This award was started...

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...

Scientists Won Lemelson MIT Prize

Two Indo-American scientists from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have been conferred with the $500,000 Lemelson-MIT Prize 2016. Nasik-born Ramesh Raskar, an imaging scientist and...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Subramanian Swamy Awarded ‘Tamil Ratna’

BJP leader and Rajya Sabha MP Subramanian Swamy has been honoured with the 'Tamil Ratna' award by a body of Tamil diaspora 'America Tamil...

Tata Docomo Gets Architecture Excellence Award

Tata Docomo has won the Architecture Excellence Award for its project, ‘Enhancing end-customer experience via SOA implementation for Customer Service Department’ in the Best...

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...

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...

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)...

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...

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:...

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...

‘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"...

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...

Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra Awards

The Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra (GKCM) awards for 2016 were conferred on Guru Kishor Kumar Mohanty and Jharana Das for their contribution to the field...

Goan Designer Wins National Award

Goan fashion designer Ninoshka Alvares-Delaney recently received an award from India handloom brand for best design in menswear. The Saligao-based dressmaker's design was honoured by...

CSR Award for Times Foundation

Times Foundation, the social arm of the Times Group, won the National Corporate Social Responsibility Award. The award was given away by Prof Indira Parikh,...

Kiran Mazumdar Shaw Gets French Award

Biocon chairperson and managing director Kiran Mazumdar Shaw has been appointed 'Chevalier de l'Ordre National de la Legion d'Honneur' (Knight of the National Order...

Goreti Venkanna Gets Kaloji Award

The Telangana government announced that popular poet, writer and singer Goreti Venkanna will be given the Kaloji Narayana Rao award for this year. The award...

NCL Scientist Gets Bioscience Award

Principal scientist from the National Chemical Laboratory H V Thulasiram has been selected for the national bioscience award for career development (N-Bios Prize) for...

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...

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...

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...

Odia Poet Gets Sarala Award 2016

Noted Odia poet Dr Hrushikesh Mallick will be honoured with the 37th edition of prestigious Sarala Award for his outstanding poetry. The annual award, carrying...

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...

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...

Ramon Magsaysay Prize 2016

Two Indians — Carnatic singer T.M. Krishna and campaigner for eradication of manual scavenging Bezwada Wilson — were among six persons who received the...

CRPF Appointed PV Sindhu as Commandant

Country's largest paramilitary force CRPF has decided to appoint Olympic silver medallist P V Sindhu as it's brand ambassador and bestow the honorary rank...

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....

Balbina Crowned Miss Togo 2016

The 20-year-old D'Almeida Mawubedzro Kokoe Balbina won the coveted Miss Togo 2016 title, the 22nd edition of the West African nation's beauty contest. She came...

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...

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...

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...

Rana Kapoor is ‘Entrepreneur of the Year 2016’

Rana Kapoor, Managing Director & CEO, YES BANK and Chairman, YES Institute has been adjudged as the ‘Entrepreneur of the Year 2016’ by Entrepreneur...

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...

Babu Jagjivan Ram Essay Competition

Mr.Thaawarchand Gehlot, Minister of Social Justice & Empowerment conferred the prizes to the winners of “Babu Jagjivan Ram All India Essay Competition 2015. The...

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...

Presidential Certificate of Honour

The President of India Pranab Mukherjee has awarded the Certificate of Honour to the following scholars of Sanskrit, Pali, Prakrit, Arabic and Persian: Sanskrit Shri R.Venkatraman Shri...

Asia CFO Excellence Award

R.S.Raju, Chief Financial Officer of NCC Limited has been awarded as the Best CFO at the “Asia CFO Excellence Award” ceremony by the Chief...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Amir Amanullah Khan Award Conferred

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was conferred with Amir Amanullah Khan Award, the Afghanistan’s highest civilian honour. He was awarded the honour by Afghan President Ashraf...

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....

Corporation Bank Gets Award

Corporation Bank has been awarded the “Excellence Award on Empowering MSMEs 2016” instituted by the Federation of Industry, Trade and Services . Bank Managing Director...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...