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  • Jul 28, 2016
  • 1 Bezwada Wilson, TM Krishna Win Ramon Magsaysay Award 2016 [ Awards ]

    Social activist Bezwada Wilson and musician TM Krishna have won the prestigious Ramon Magsaysay Award 2016. Bezwada Wilson and TM Krishna are among the total six awardees selected for the 2016 Ramon Magsaysay Award, often regarded as Asia’s Nobel Prize.

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  • Jul 25, 2016
  • 1 A Kanyakumari, First Female Violinist to Get Sangita Kalanidhi Award [ Awards ]

    Well-known violinist Avasarala Kanyakumari was selected for the prestigious 2016 Sangita Kalanidhi Award. She becomes first female violinist chosen in the history of this important award.

    • From December 15, 2016 to January 1, 2017, she will also supervise over the 90th annual con

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  • 2 Bapi Lahiri Was Honoured with Mahanayak Award by West Bengal Government [ Awards ]

    Well-known Music Director and singer Bapi Lahiri was honoured with Mahanayak award by the West Bengal Government. Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee deliberated the Mahanayak award to Bapi Lahiri on the occasion of 36th death anniversary of Uttam Kumar.

    CM Mamata Banerjee given the Mahanayak award to Bapi Lahiri

    CM Mamata Banerjee Given the Mahanayak Award to Bapi Lahiri

    Mamata Banerjee given the Mahanayak award to Bapi Lahiri

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  • Jul 12, 2016
  • 1 51st Jnanpith Award Conferred on Dr. Raghuveer Chaudhari [ Awards ]

    President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee conferred the 51st Jnanpith Award on well-known Gujarati writer and litterateur Dr. Raghuveer Chaudhari at a function in New Delhi. India’s highest literary honour carrying a cash prize, a citation plaque and a bronze replica of Goddess S

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  • Jul 11, 2016
  • 1 Radhika Menon: First Woman to Receive Exceptional Bravery Award at Sea [ Awards ]

    Radhika Menon will become the first woman in the world to receive the Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea for 2016, from the International Maritime Organisation (IMO). Radhika Menon will be awarded for saving the lives of seven fishermen, whose hopes of survival were all but ove

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  • 2 Nimi Sunilkumar Wins Gourmand World Cookbook Award [ Awards ]

    Nimi Sunilkumar, Cookbook author and food blogger has won the Gourmand World Cookbook Award for 2015 - 16. She has presented this source of snacks to the world and rewarded with a Gourmand World Cookbook Award.

    • Her book 4 o’clock Offers of Kerala has been chosen for the award in

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  • Jul 4, 2016
  • 1 President Pranab Mukherjee Presents BC Roy National Awards for 2008, 2009 & 2010 [ Awards ]

    President of India, Pranab Kumar Mukherjee has presented the Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy Award national awards for 2008, 2009 and 2010 at Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi. These awards were presented on the occasion of National Doctors’ Day observed on July 1 to pay honour and tribute to

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  • Jul 1, 2016
  • 1 Great Immigrants Award of 2016 Given to Four Indian-Americans in US [ Awards ]

    Four Indian-Americans have honoured with prestigious Great Immigrants named as ‘The Pride of America Award 2016’. They are among 42 famous US personalities representing from more than 30 countries around the world.

    All of these personalities denote many of personal immigration s

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  • Jun 24, 2016
  • 1 2015 GD Birla Award Honored to Sanjay Mittal IIT-Kanpur Professor [ Awards ]

    The twenty-fifth GD Birla Award for Scientific Research for the year 2015 is honored to the Sanjay Mittal professor at the Department of Aerospace Engineering in the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur for his important contributions in the area of Mechanics.

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    Sanjay Mittal honored with 2015 GD Birla Award

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  • Jun 22, 2016
  • 1 Best Film Award at 19th Shanghai International Film Festival Won by Kannada Movie Thithi [ Awards ]

    A dramatic comedy Kaneda Movie Thithi co-written and directed by Raam Reddy has won two awards in 19th Shanghai International Film Festival under the Asia New Talent Awards Category: (i) Best film and (ii) Best Script Writers

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    Poster of Kannada Movie Thithi

    Kannada Movie Thithion two awards in 19th Shanghai International Film Festival

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  • Jun 15, 2016
  • 1  The Highest Civilian Award of Ivory Coast Honored to President Pranab Mukherjee [ Awards ]

    The highest civilian award of the West African country National Order of the Republic of Ivory Coast is honored to President Pranab Mukherjee during his two days visit to Ivory Coast on the second leg of his three-nation African tour.

    • And with this Mukherjee becomes the first In

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  • Jun 13, 2016
  • 1  2016 International Dublin Literary Award Won by Indian-American Author Akhil Sharma [ Awards ]

    The prestigious 2016 International Dublin Literary Award has been won by an Indian American author Akhil Sharma for his semi-autobiographical novel “Family Life. ” His novel was shortlisted out of a preliminary 160 suggestions by a panel of judges of award that involved novelists

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  • Jun 10, 2016
  • 1 Queen Elizabeth II Awarded Indian-Origin Lord Kumar Bhattacharyya with Regius Professorship [ Awards ]

    Lord Kumar Bhattacharyya (founder of Warwick Manufacturing Group (WMG) ) an Eminent Indian-origin professor has been awarded with prestigious Regius Professorship in Manufacturing by Queen Elizabeth II for his outstanding contribution in manufacturing.

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    Lord Kumar Bhattacharyya

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  • 2  UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon Honours with Order of Friendship Award by Russia [ Awards ]

    Ban Ki-moon the UN Secretary-General has been honoured with Order of Friendship Award by Russia for his special evidences in strengthening peace, friendship, cooperation and mutual understanding between peoples. Vladimir Putin a Russian President has inked a verdict awarding the

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  • Jun 3, 2016
  • 1 2016 Green Economy Visionary Award Honored to Dr. R Seetharaman [ Awards ]

    The 2016 Green Economy Visionary Award is honored to Dr. R Seetharaman a CEO of Doha Bank for his contribution in environment-friendly activities and thereby promoting green economy for nearly two decades.

    Dr. R Seetharaman a CEO of Doha Bank

    Dr. R Seetharaman a CEO of Doha Bank

    Dr. R Seetharaman honored with 2016 Green Economy Visionary Award

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  • May 31, 2016
  • 1  Springer Theses Award Won by Indian-American Scientist Arnab De [ Awards ]

    The prestigious Springer Theses Award has been won by the Arnab De an Indian-American scientist for his outstanding research on evolving transgenic mice to study a critical tumor-suppressor A20. New York’s Columbia University has nominated him for his PhD thesis.

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    Indian-American scientist Arnab De winner of Springer Theses Award

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  • May 30, 2016
  • 1  2016 Scholastic Asian Book Award Won by Indian Author Aditi Krishnakumar [ Awards ]

    The prestigious 2016 Scholastic Asian Book Award has been won by the Indian author Aditi Krishnakumar her 32, 000-word manuscript titled Codex: The Lost Treasure Of The Indus. And now the manuscript will be published by Scholastic Asia.

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    Aditi Krishnakumar winner of 2016 Scholastic Asian Book Award

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  • 2  2016 India Biodiversity Award Won by Pakke Tiger Reserve [ Awards ]

    The ‘India Biodiversity Award 2016’ has been won by Pakke Tiger Reserve in East Kameng district of Arunachal Pradesh. The tiger reserve was nominated for the conservation of threatened species category for its Hornbill Nest Adoption Programme.

    Hornbill Nest Adoption Programme:

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  • May 24, 2016
  • 1  Pawan Chamling CM of Sikkim Honored with Nepal’S Literary Award [ Awards ]

    Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Chamling was honored with the Yug Kavi Siddhicharan Award which is one of the Nepal’s prestigious literary award. Nepal Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli has honored him with this award for his commendable contributions in encouraging Nepali literature in

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  • May 18, 2016
  • 1  European Materials Research Society Award Won by Nandini Bhandaru from IIT-Kharagpur [ Awards ]

    The Young Scientist Award of the European Materials Research Society’s (E-MRS) has been won by Nandini Bhandaru, a PhD student of IIT-Kharagpur for her outstanding contribution to materials science and nanotechnology, particularly nano-patterning of soft films and surfaces.

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    Nandini Bhandaru winner of Young Scientist Award

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  • 2  $50,000 Intel Foundation Young Scientist Award Won by Indian American Syamantak Payra [ Awards ]

    The $50, 000 Intel Foundation Young Scientist Award has been won by the Indian American teenager from Texas Syamantak Payra at the age of 15 years for his work in making a low-cost electronically-aided knee brace device which permits people with declining legs to be able to walk

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  • May 16, 2016
  • 1  UR Rao: First Indian to Be Awarded IAF’s ‘Hall of Fame’ Award [ Awards ]

    Prof Udupi Ramachandra Rao a former ISRO Chairman and space scientist has become the first Indian to be given ‘Hall of Fame’ Award by the International Astronautical Federation (IAF) for his outstanding contribution to the development of astronautics within the framework of the I

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  • May 13, 2016
  • 1  35 Nursing Personnel are Honored with National Florence Nightingale Awards by President [ Awards ]

    The National Florence Nightingale Awards has been presented by President Pranab Mukherjee to thirty-five nursing personnel from across the country at the award at a function held in Rashtrapati Bhavan on the occasion of International Nurses Day (12 May).

    About National Florence

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  • May 9, 2016
  • 1  2015-16 Niryat Shree and Niryat Bandhu Awards Presented by President Pranab Mukherjee [ Awards ]

    The 15th set of Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO) Niryat Shree and Niryat Bandhu Awards has been presented by President Pranab Mukherjee in New Delhi. The awards were conferred for the companies from various sectors of exports during the year 2015 - 16.

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  • May 5, 2016
  • 1  63rd National Film Awards 2015 Has Been Presented by President Pranab Mukherjee [ Awards ]

    63rd National Film Awards for the year 2015 has been presented by President Pranab Mukherjee in various categories at the function held at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi. 2015 Dada Saheb Phalke Award, highest official recognition (award) in Indian cinema is conferred to the legendry ac

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  • May 3, 2016
  • 1 Edgar a Poe Award is Honored to Indian-American Journalist Neela Banerjee [ Awards ]

    A prestigious Edgar A Poe award has been honored to an Indian-American journalist Neela Banerjee along with of her colleagues from Inside Climate News US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle has honored her with the awared during the annual White House Correspondents Di

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  • Apr 27, 2016
  • 1  African Footballer, Riyad Mahrez Won PFA Player of the Year Award [ Awards ]

    African footballer, Riyad Mahrez wins Professional Footballers Association’s Player of the Year award and became the first African footballer to win this award. Riyad Mahrez recieved the award at the Professional Footballers’ Association awards ceremony organized in London for th

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  • 2  K Ashok Kumar, IIT Engineer Receives International Plant Nutrition Scholar Award [ Awards ]

    K. Ashok Kumar, a research food engineer and scholar from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur wins the 2016 International Plant Nutrition Scholar Award (IPNSA). for his dedication in a research to support IPNI’s mission.

    About K. Ashok Kumar:

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    About K. Ashok Kumar winner of IPNS Award

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  • Apr 20, 2016
  • 1  Laureus World Sports Awards 2016 [ Awards ]

    The 2016 Laureus Sportsman of the Year Award is won by World No 1 tennis player Novak Djokovic from Serbia, for the second time after winning it in 2012. The 2016 Laureus Sportswoman of the Year Award is won by the US tennis star Serene Williams for the fourth time after winning

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  • Apr 11, 2016
  • 1  National IP Award Has Been Won by the IIT- Kharagpur [ Awards ]

    The National Intellectual Property (IP) Award has been won by the IIT (Indian Institute of Technology) -Kharagpur in the academic institutes category. And so that the institute will be prized as Top Academic Institute for Patents 2016 by the Union Ministry of Commerce and Industr

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