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Due to COVID-19, Ramon Magsaysay Award Cancelled
Due to COVID-19, Ramon Magsaysay Award Cancelled
Due to COVID-19, The 2020 Ramon Magsaysay Award has been Cancelled. It is the highest Honor of Asia and is regarded as Asia’s version of the Nobel Prize. ....

Published On : 12 Jun 2020

Soil Scientist Rattan Lal won World Food Prize for 2020
Soil Scientist Rattan Lal won World Food Prize for 2020
Indian Soil scientist Rattan Lal won the prestigious World Food Prize (WFP) for 2020. The work of Rattan Lal is focused on the potential of soils to help resolve global issu....

Published On : 12 Jun 2020

Shobha Shekhar won 'Medal of the Order of Australia' for 2020
Shobha Shekhar won 'Medal of the Order of Australia' for 2020
Noted musician Shobha Sekhar will be awarded the 'Medal of the Order of Australia' for 2020 for her service to Indian music and dance. Shobha Sekhar is the founder of the Ka....

Published On : 12 Jun 2020

The Hindu Group won the 2020 INMA Global Media Awards
The Hindu Group won the 2020 INMA Global Media Awards
The Hindu Group has won the prestigious International News Media Association (INMA) Global Media Awards in two categories/groups.Group 1 - Representin....

Published On : 08 Jun 2020

Kiran Mazumdar Shaw won the 2020 EY World Entrepreneur Award
Kiran Mazumdar Shaw won the 2020 EY World Entrepreneur Award
The Chairman-cum-MD of Biocon Limited, Kiran Mazumdar Shaw won the 2020 EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year Award. Now she becomes the second woman after Oliv....

Published On : 06 Jun 2020

Kritika Pandey won 2020 Commonwealth Short Story Prize for Asia Region
Kritika Pandey won 2020 Commonwealth Short Story Prize for Asia Region
Noted Indian writer from Ranchi Kritika Pandey won the 2020 Commonwealth Short Story Prize for Asia Region. The 29-year-old Kritika won the prize for her story "The Great In....

Published On : 05 Jun 2020

Major Suman Gawani awarded with UN Military Gender Advocate Award
Major Suman Gawani awarded with UN Military Gender Advocate Award
Indian Army Major Suman Gawani has been awarded the prestigious UN Military Gender Advocate Award. Major Suman Gawani served as a Women Peacekeeper with the....

Published On : 28 May 2020

Rajiv Joshi won NYIPLA Inventor of the year Award 2020
Rajiv Joshi won NYIPLA Inventor of the year Award 2020
Rajiv Joshi won the prestigious NYIPLA Inventor of the Year Award 2020 for his contribution to advancing the electronic industry and improving artificial intelligence (AI) c....

Published On : 28 May 2020

Indian Naval Hydrographic Vinay Badhwar won 2019 Alexander Dalrymple Award
Indian Naval Hydrographic Vinay Badhwar won 2019 Alexander Dalrymple Award
Indian Naval Hydrographic Vice Admiral Vinay Badhwar has won the 2019 Alexander Dalrymple Award for his contribution to Indian hydrography and across the Indian Ocean region....

Published On : 20 May 2020

2020 Marcus Wallenberg Prize Announced
2020 Marcus Wallenberg Prize Announced
Joseph J. Landsberg, Richard H. Waring, and Nicholas C. Coops share the 2020 Marcus Wallenberg Prize for a model to predict forest growth in a changing clim....

Published On : 06 May 2020

Saurabh Lodha won Young Career Award in Nano Science & Technology for 2020
Saurabh Lodha won Young Career Award in Nano Science & Technology for 2020
Saurabh Lodha is a Professor of Electrical Engineering in the IIT Bombay, who has won the 2020 Young Career Award in Nano Science & Technology for Advanced Trans....

Published On : 06 May 2020

Thalappil Pradeep elected for the 2020 Nikkei Asia Prize
Thalappil Pradeep elected for the 2020 Nikkei Asia Prize
Padma Shree awardee Thalappil Pradeep (age 56 years) has been elected for the 2020 Nikkei Asia Prize in the Science and Technology category. He is a Chemistry Professor in t....

Published On : 04 May 2020

2020 ANZ New Zealand Cricket Awards
2020 ANZ New Zealand Cricket Awards
New Zealand Cricket Board has announced the 2020 Annual New Zealand (ANZ) Cricket Awards. The 2020 ANZ New Zealand Cricket Awards were presented for the first time due to th....

Published On : 04 May 2020

Tennis star Sania Mirza to Nominated for Fed Cup Heart Award
Tennis star Sania Mirza to Nominated for Fed Cup Heart Award
Indian tennis star Sania Mirza (age 33 years) & Indonesian tennis player Priska Madelyn Nugroho (age 16 years) to be nominated for the Fed Cup Heart Awa....

Published On : 02 May 2020

Shobhana Narasimhan elected as International Honorary Member to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Shobhana Narasimhan elected as International Honorary Member to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
JNCASR Professor Shobhana Narasimhan has been elected as the International Honorary Member to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Shobhana Narasimha....

Published On : 02 May 2020

Adam Higginbotham awarded the William E. Colby Award for Midnight in Chernobyl
Adam Higginbotham awarded the William E. Colby Award for Midnight in Chernobyl
The book of Adam Higginbotham - Midnight in Chernobyl: The Untold Story of the World’s Greatest Nuclear Disaster won the William E. Colby Award. 52 years old Adam was ....

Published On : 23 Apr 2020

Abdelouahab Aissaoui won International Prize for Arabic Fiction for his novel 'The Spartan Court'
Abdelouahab Aissaoui won International Prize for Arabic Fiction for his novel 'The Spartan Court'
Abdelouahab Aissaoui won the 13th edition of the International Prize for Arabic Fiction (IPAF) for his novel 'The Spartan Court'. With this....

Published On : 17 Apr 2020

CM Naveen Patnaik gets PETA Hero to Animals Award
CM Naveen Patnaik gets PETA Hero to Animals Award
The 14th Chief Minister of Odisha Shri Naveen Patnaik (age 73 years) has been awarded the 'Hero to Animals Award' by PETA India for allocat....

Published On : 06 Apr 2020

Ruchika Tomar wins 2020 PEN/Hemingway Award for her novel 'A Prayer for Travelers'
Ruchika Tomar wins 2020 PEN/Hemingway Award for her novel 'A Prayer for Travelers'
American writer Ruchika Tomar won the 2020 PEN/Hemingway Award for her novel 'A Prayer for Travelers'. Ruchika has done a ....

Published On : 25 Mar 2020

2020 Abel Prize awarded to Hillel Furstenberg & Gregory Margulis
2020 Abel Prize awarded to Hillel Furstenberg & Gregory Margulis
The Abel Prize for 2020 awarded to the Mathematicians Hillel Furstenberg and Gregory Margulis for 'pioneering the use of methods from probability and dynami....

Published On : 24 Mar 2020