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Panjab University Chandigarh won Maulana Abul Kalam Azad (MAKA) Trophy
Panjab University Chandigarh won Maulana Abul Kalam Azad (MAKA) Trophy
Panjab University Chandigarh has won the prestigious Maulana Abul Kalam Azad (MAKA) Trophy for the second time in a row. The award was presented by the Pres....

Published On : 31 Aug 2020

Marieke Lucas Rijneveld won 2020 International Man Booker Prize
Marieke Lucas Rijneveld won 2020 International Man Booker Prize
Marieke Lucas Rijneveld (age 29 years) won the 2020 International Man Booker Prize together with their translator Michele Hutchinson for her novel 'The Disc....

Published On : 29 Aug 2020

Sudha Painuli selected for 2020 National Award of Teacher
Sudha Painuli selected for 2020 National Award of Teacher
Sudha Painuli has been selected for the 2020 National Award of Teacher. She is the Vice-Principal of Eklavya Model Residential Schools (EMRS) - Kalsi, Dehra....

Published On : 29 Aug 2020

Anand Mahindra & Shantanu Narayen won 2020 USISPF Leadership Awards
Anand Mahindra & Shantanu Narayen won 2020 USISPF Leadership Awards
Mahindra Chairman Anand Gopal Mahindra and Adobe Chairman-cum-CEO Shantanu Narayen has been won the 2020 Leadership Awards by the US-India Strategic....

Published On : 24 Aug 2020

Siddhartha Mukherjee & Raj Chetty Awarded with 2020 Great Immigrants Award
Siddhartha Mukherjee & Raj Chetty Awarded with 2020 Great Immigrants Award
The two renowned Indian-Americans Siddhartha Mukherjee and Raj Chetty awarded with the 2020 prestigious Great Immigrants Award. Both of them get the award f....

Published On : 03 Jul 2020

19th RBI Governor C. Rangarajan awarded Lifetime Achievement Award
19th RBI Governor C. Rangarajan awarded Lifetime Achievement Award
The 19th Governor of RBI C. Rangarajan has been awarded Lifetime Achievement Award for his contribution to statistics on the occassion of National Statistic....

Published On : 01 Jul 2020

Nobel Prize awardee Amartya Sen won 2020 Peace Prize of the German Book Trade
Nobel Prize awardee Amartya Sen won 2020 Peace Prize of the German Book Trade
Nobel Prize awardee Amartya Sen won the prestigious 2020 Peace Prize of the German Book Trade for his contribution to global justice issues, social inequality in education, ....

Published On : 25 Jun 2020

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