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  • Jan 8, 2016
  • 1 2015 eASIA award for trade facilitation has been won by DAVA Project [ Awards ]

    The Department of Commerce project the Drug Authentication and Verification Application (DAVA) has won the 2015 eASIA Award under Trade Facilitation category. Asia Pacific Council for Trade Facilitation (APCTF) and Tehran based (Iran) Electronic Business has announced this award.

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  • 2 2015 Sangita Kalanidhi award will honored to Singer Sanjay Subrahmanyam [ Awards ]

    The prestigious 2015 Sangita Kalanidhi award will be honored to notable south Indian classical singer Sanjay Subrahmanyam. The renowned mathematician Manjul Bhargava will honor him with this awared at 89th annual conference of the Madras Music Academy in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.

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    Image of Sanjay Subhramanyam

    2015 Sangita Kalanidhi award

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  • 3 2014-15 BCCI Annual Awards [ Awards ]

    The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is giving this BCCI Awards annually. These awards are honored for many different categories like the best Indian international and domestic cricketers of the year.

    The awards were started from 2006–07.

    2014 - 15 BCCI Awards are

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  • Dec 30, 2015
  • 1 For 2015 Jnanpith Award Gujarati litterateur Raghuveer Chaudhary has been selected [ Awards ]

    For the 51st Jnanpith award Eminent Gujarati litterateur Raghuveer Chaudhary has been selected. After Uma Shankar Joshi (1967), Pannalal Patel (1985) and Rajendra Shah (2001) Mr. Chaudhary is the fourth Gujarati litterateur to carrier this prestigious award.

    About Raghuveer Chau

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  • Dec 29, 2015
  • 1 For 2015 Col. C.K. Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award Syed Kirmani has been nominated [ Awards ]

    For prestigious BCCI-instituted Col. C. K. Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award 2015 Syed Kirmani India’s former wicket-keeper has been nominated. He was honored for his contribution to Indian cricket. When in 1983 for the first time Indian team has won the World Cup he was a member

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  • Dec 18, 2015
  • 1 For Prestigious 2015 Sahitya Akademi award 23 poets and authors has been selected [ Awards ]

    For the prestigious 2015 Sahitya Akademi Award, Sahitya Academy has announced the names of 23 poets and authors. This award has been presented aimed at Indian 23 Languages for best work, for 2015 Sahitya Akademi Award 6 books of short stories, 6 of poetry, 4 novels, 2 books each

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  • Dec 14, 2015
  • 1 2015 South East Asia Write Award has been given to J M Sali [ Awards ]

    Jamaludeen Mohamed Sali Indian-Singapore writer has been awarded with prestigious 2015 south East Asia Write Award. At the annual ASEAN regional award for literary excellence in Bangkok, Thailand this award has been given to him.

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    Image of JM Sali - 2015 Award

    Awarded South East Asia Write Award 2015

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  • 2 Padma Vibhushan has been awarded to legendary actor Dilip Kumar [ Awards ]

    Legendary actor Dilip Kumar at the age of 93 has been awarded with the prestigious Padma Vibhushan, country’s second highest civilian award. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis have awarded him with Padma Vibhushan at his residence i

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  • 3 2015 Mailer Prize for Lifetime Achievement has been awarded to Salman Rushdie [ Awards ]

    The prestigious 2015 Mailer Prize for Lifetime Achievement has been awarded to India-born author Salman Rushdie. He has been awarded 2015 Mailer Prize for Lifetime Achievement award to give owner to fully exercising his freedom of creativity and thrived on dialogue and debate.

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    Image of Salman Rushdie

    2015 Mailer Prize for Lifetime Achievement

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  • 4 Lifetime achievement award has been honored to Naseeruddin Shah [ Awards ]

    At the 12th edition of Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF), legendry Bollywood actor Naseeruddin Shah has been honored with the lifetime achievement award. As well as French actress Catherine Deneuve, French-Tunisian actor Sami Bouajila and Egyptian actor Ezzat Al Alayli als

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  • Dec 10, 2015
  • 1 For 2015 Uttar Pradesh Ratna Award to Indian-American Businessperson Frank Islam [ Awards ]

    For the prestigious 2015 Uttar Pradesh Ratna Award Indian-American businessperson and contributor Frank Islam (63) has been selected. Regarding to his achievements and outstanding contributions in a foreign country he has been chosen for this award for appreciation.

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    Image of Frank Islam

    Uttar Pradesh Ratna Award 2015

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  • 2 Carolina Marin wins Female Player of the Year award [ Awards ]

    Carolina Marin World number one women shuttler of Spain has won the 2015 Female Badminton Player of the Year award. In Dubai president of Badminton World Federation (BWF) Poul-Erik Hoyer has awarded her with this award.

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    Image of Carolina Marin

    Winner of Female Player of Year Award

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  • Nov 23, 2015
  • 1  Ministry of Railways has issued Letter of Award to GE Global Sourcing India Pvt Limited [ Awards ]

    About the Letter of Award: In this Letter of Award, approximately 1000 Locomotives will be manufactured at a basic cost of about 14, 656 crore rupees in a period of ten years. These modern powerful locomotives will support the mega freight operations and useful for Growing Heavy

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  • 2  Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma honoured with Aditya Vikram Birla Kala Shikhar Award [ Awards ]

    About Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma: Pandit Shivkumar Sharma was born on 13th January 1938. He is an Indian Santoor player. The Santoor is a traditional instrument from Jammu and Kashmir.

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    Image of Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma

    Aditya Vikram Birla Kala Shikhar Award Winner

    • He composed t

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  • Nov 18, 2015
  • 1  Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated 35th IITF award [ Awards ]

    35th edition of India International Trade Fair (IITF) was inaugurated by President Pranab Mukherjee at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi. This fair will run for 14 days. This yearly event is organised by India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO) which is under Union Ministry of Commerc

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  • Nov 2, 2015
  • 1  Bindeshwar Pathak selected for New York Global Leaders Dialogue Humanitarian Award [ Awards ]

    Bindeshwar Pathak, the founder of sulabh international award was selected for prestigious new York global leaders dialogue humanitarian award for his contribution to sanitation and improving quality of life for millions of manual scavangers. He will be presented with this awrd in

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  • Oct 26, 2015
  • 1  Joanna Aizenberg awarded with George Ledlie Prize [ Awards ]

    Harvard Provost Alan M. Garber has announced that Professor Joanna Aizenberg receive the George Ledlie Prize. Her work across a number of chemical, engineering, and biological fields has had a positive impact on myriad areas of human endeavor, has been selected.

    • Aizenberg joins

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  • Oct 23, 2015
  • 1  Indian Golfer, Anirban Lahiri wins Asian Tour Golfer of the Month award [ Awards ]

    Anirban Lahiri was born 29th June 1987. He is an Indian golfer by profession. Currently, he plays on the European Tour. Lahiri joined the Asian Tour in 2008 and his first victory was in 2011 at the Panasonic Open and his second victory was in 2012 at the SAIL - SBI Open.

    • He ac

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  • Oct 20, 2015
  • 1  An Old Dog’s Diary Indian short film wins award at 2015 London Film Festival [ Awards ]

    About the film An Old Dog’s Diary: An Old Dog’s Diary was the 11 - minute film. It has been directed by Shai Heredia and Shumona Goel. Story of film tells the cultural conditions of Indian innovative painter Francis Newton Souza’s work and its institutionalization by collecting

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  • Oct 16, 2015
  • 1 Harvard Humanitarian Award 2015 goes to Kailash Satyarthi [ Awards ]

    About Kailash Satyarthi: Nobel Peace laureate Kailash Satyarthi is nominated for the respected 2015 Harvard Humanitarian of the Year Award. He has been awarded this award in recognition for defending the cause of child reform.

    • It focuses on culmination all forms of violence aga

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  • Oct 12, 2015
  • 1  Mangalesh Dabral, Rajesh Joshi returns ‘Sahitya Akademi award’ [ Awards ]

    About returning of the award: Mangalesh Dabral has returned his Sahitya Akademi award. Dabral joins the writers who have returned their awards to the Akademi. Previously seven more authors on Sunday joined the ranks of literateurs who have returned their honors or quit Sahitiya A

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  • Oct 6, 2015
  • 1 Nobel Medicine Prize opens week of awards [ Awards ]

    About Nobel Medicine Prize: The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine managed by the Nobel Foundation. It is given one time in a year for outstanding findings in the fields of life sciences and medicine. It is one of five Nobel Prizes established in 1895 by Swedish chemist Alfre

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  • 2 Sheila Watt-Cloutier won Right Livelihood Award of 2015 [ Awards ]

    About Sheila Watt - Cloutier: Sheila Watt - Cloutier was born on 2nd December 1953 in Kuujjuaq, Nunavik of Northern Quebec, Canada. She is an Inuit activist of Canada. Inuit are a group of traditionally similar local peoples living in the Arctic regions of Greenland of Canada an

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  • Oct 1, 2015
  • 1 M.R. Poovamma and Babita Kumari honoured with Arjuna Award 2015 [ Awards ]

    About M. R. Poovamma: Machettira Raju Poovamma was born on 5th June 1990. She completed bachelor’s degree in business management from SDM College of Business Management in Mangalore. She is an Indian sprinter and races in the 400 meters event.

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    Image of Machettira Raju Poovamma

    Winner of Arjuna Award

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  • Sep 29, 2015
  • 1 EPFO awarded with SKOCH Awards for Smart Governance Creativities [ Awards ]

    About EPFO: EPFO stands for Employee Provident Fund Organisation. It was come into existence with the promulgation of the Employees’ Provident Fund Ordinance on the 15th November 1951. It was replaced by Employees’ Provident Fund Act 1952.

    • Now this act is referred as Employees’

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  • Sep 27, 2015
  • 1 Skoch Awards given to EPFO for excellent Governance Initiatives [ Awards ]

    About Employee Provident Fund Organization (EPFO): It was initiated on 4th March 1952. It is also known as Karmchaari Bhavishya Nidhi Sanghatan. It is a legal body of the Government of India.

    • It runs under the Ministry of Labor and Employment.
    • Its main role is to provide Fund,

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  • Sep 23, 2015
  • 1 2015 Global Leadership Award given to Indra Nooyi and Shobana Bhartia [ Awards ]

    About Indra Nooyi: She was born on 28th October 1955. She was born in Tamil speaking family in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. She is India born adapted American. She is currently the business executive and the Chairperson and Chief Executive Officer of Pepsico.

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    Image of Indira Nooyi

    2015 Global Leadership Award Winner

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  • Sep 22, 2015
  • 1 Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Awarded to ITBP Jot Singh [ Awards ]

    About Inspector Jot Singh: He was born on 1st January 1965. He is from Malna village of Uttarkashi region from Uttarakhand. He is known as one of the best mountaineer of ITBP (Indo - Tibetan Border Police). He has also undertaken many missions from ITBP and known as special force

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  • 2 Shamim Hanfi, the Urdu scholar has got Jnangarima Manad Alankaran award [ Awards ]

    About Shamim Hanfi: Shamim Hanfi was born on 17th May 1939 in Sultanpur. He had served as a faculty in Aligarh Muslim University. He is also an artist and he is patent in his passion of performance in arts, painting, pottery etc.

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    Image of Shamim Hanfi

    Winner of Jnangarima Manad Alankaran award

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  • Sep 18, 2015
  • 1 Aqeela Asifi, Afghan refugee teacher wins UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award of 2015 [ Awards ]

    About Aqeela Asifi: Aqeela Asifi is a teacher in Afghanistan. She has been teaching the refugee girls for more than 20 years. She and her family shifted in Afghanistan from Kabul in 1992 due to civil war in Kabul.

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    Image of Aqeela Asifi

    Winner of UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award of 2015

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