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  • Nov 22, 2016
  • 1 Radhika Menon- 1st Woman for IMO’S Exceptional Bravery Award at Sea [ Awards ]

    India’s first female Merchant Navy captain became the first woman to be awarded by the International Maritime Organisation (IMO)for her exceptional bravery in the dramatic rescue of seven fishermen from a sinking fishing boat in tumultuous Bay of Bengal waters last year.

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  • 2 Mother Teresa International Award Given to Al Nahyan [ Awards ]

    Shaikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, was conferred the prestigious Mother Teresa International Award. The Mumbai-based NGO Harmony Foundation presented it.

    He was honored for his work on institutions to protect youth f

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  • Nov 20, 2016
  • 1 State Bank of Patiala Awarded for Excellence in MSME Lending [ Awards ]

    State Bank of Patiala was conferred “Special Award for Excellence in MSME lending” for its performance in lending to the MSME (Micro Small and Medium Enterprises) sector during the year 2013-14 and 2014-15.

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    Image of National MSME Awards Ceremony

    Image of National MSME Awards ceremony

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  • Nov 19, 2016
  • 1 Tata Consultancy and Vedanta Wins ACES Awards [ Awards ]

    Two leading Indian companies were awarded ACES for their leadership in sustainability, corporate social responsibility, eco consciousness, and community care at the third annual Asia Corporate Excellence and Sustainability Awards (ACES) in Singapore.

    • TATA Consultancy Services (TCS

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  • 2 Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia Receives 2016 Sumitra Charat Ram Award [ Awards ]

    Noted flautist Pandit Hari Prasad Chourasia was conferred 2016 Sumitra Charat Ram Award for lifetime achievement in the field of Indian classical music by Lt Governor Najeeb Jung at a function held in New Delhi.

    The prestigious award bestowed to Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia

    The Prestigious Award Bestowed to Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia

    The prestigious award bestowed to Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia

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  • Nov 12, 2016
  • 1 Golden Peacock Award for Corporate Governance 2016 is Won by SAIL [ Awards ]

    The Maharatna Company Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) bagged the prestigious Golden Peacock Award for Corporate Governance instituted by the Institute of Directors, India for the year 2016.

    Received by Ashwini Kumar, CEO of Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP) on behalf of SAIL dur

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  • Oct 26, 2016
  • 1 Indian-American Maanasa Mendu Wins America’S Top Young Scientist Award [ Awards ]

    Maanasa Mendu won the America’s Top Young Scientist Award at only 13 years. She won the 2016 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge and became America’s Top Young Scientist. She has received $25,000 (Rs.16 Lacs) to work on her future projects.

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    Image of Maanasa Mendu

    Image of Maanasa Mendu

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  • Oct 18, 2016
  • 1 Famous Writer C Radhakrishnan Awarded by Mathrubhumi Literary Award 2016 [ Awards ]

    Famous writer C Radhakrishnan was selected for the Mathrubhumi Literary Award 2016 to appreciate his literary contribution.  A panel chaired by novelist M Mukundan selected this literary genius.

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    Image of C Radhakrishnan

    Image of C Radhakrishnan

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  • Oct 12, 2016
  • 1 Champion of Champions Pistol Award Won by Jitu Rai of ISSF [ Awards ]

    The 2016 Champion of Champions pistol Award with cash prize of €5000 in the World Cup Final has been won by the Jitu Rai the Ace Indian Shooter of the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) for pistol shooting. It  was held in Bologna, Italy. Won the award in the 10 m Air

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  • Oct 10, 2016
  • 1 Sikkim CM Pawan Chamling for Sustainable Development Leadership Award [ Awards ]

    The prestigious Sustainable Development Leadership Award of the Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) was honored to Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Chamling for his vision and leadership in environment and sustainable development.Sikkim becomes first fully organic state of Inida.

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  • Sep 30, 2016
  • 1 Moortidevi Award of Bharatiya Jnanpith Honored to Telugu Writer Kalakaluri Enoch [ Awards ]

    Bharatiya Jnanpith’s prestigious Moortidevi Award for the year 2015 went to Prof. Kalakaluri Enoch a Noted Dalit voice, poet and Telugu writer for his novel Anantajivanam. Veteren art historian Dr Kapila Vatsyayana conferred him with the honor at the function in New Delhi.

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  • Sep 23, 2016
  • 1 2 Indians Bagged 2016 Clark R. Bavin Wildlife Law Enforcement Awards [ Awards ]

    Two Indian forest officials assistant Conservator Ritesh Sarothiya of Madhya Pradesh State Forest Service and Range officer Sanjay Dutta of Belakoba Forest Range Jalpaiguri of West Bengal were selected for the 2016 Clark R. Bavin Wildlife Law Enforcement Awards for their commenda

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  • Sep 19, 2016
  • 1 FON South Asia Short Story Award Won by Writer Meghna Pant [ Awards ]

    The Fellows of Nature (FON) South Asia Short Story Award has been won by the writer Meghna Pant h in category of Nature writing for her short story “People of the Sun” at Kumaon Literary Festival in October 2016.

    • From 165 short stories across the South Asia Meghna Pant is Mumbai-

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  • 2 Ajinkya Rahane and Rohit Sharma Honored with Arjuna Award [ Awards ]

    The Arjuna Award has been honored to two Indian cricketers Ajinkya Rahane for the year 2016and Rohit Sharma for the year 2015 for their contributions to sport of cricket and in this regard Union Sports Minister Vijay Goel has presented award to them in New Delhi.

    • Previously both

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  • 3 2016 Marconi Society Paul Baran Young Scholar Award Won by Dinesh Bharadia [ Awards ]

    The prestigious 2016 Marconi Society Paul Baran Young Scholar has been won by the Dinesh Bharadia an Indian-born researcher for his outstanding contribution in the research of send and receives radio (wireless) signals, including mobile telephony and data on the same channel (wav

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  • Sep 12, 2016
  • 1 Haryana Earned Best Horticulture State Award [ Awards ]

    Indian Council of Food and Agriculture (ICFA)’s ‘Best Horticulture State’ award has been won by Haryana state for its strong efforts for increasing income of the farmers in horticulture.

    Best Horticulture State Haryana

    Best Horticulture State Haryana

    Best Horticulture State Haryana

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  • Sep 9, 2016
  • 1 Novel on Arunachal Pradesh’S Tribe “Apatani” Wins MM Bennetts Award [ Awards ]

    “Into the Hidden Valley” the Arunachal Pradesh’s Apatani tribe based Novel has won the 2016 MM Bennetts Award for Historical Fiction in the United Kingdom which was authored by Stuart Blackburn.

    • In this regard Stuart Blackburn was honored with this award at the HNS Conference in

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  • Sep 8, 2016
  • 1 Heritage Heroes Award 2016 of IUCN Honored to Ecologist Bibhuti Lahkar [ Awards ]

    The First Asian Dr. Bibhuti Lahkar an Assam-based ecologist and most dedicated conservation activist has won the important environmental award ‘Heritage Heroes’ of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) for his speech less hard work in making difference for mai

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  • Aug 30, 2016
  • 1 G Satheesh Reddy: First IEI-IEEE Award Winner [ Awards ]

    Dr. G. Satheesh Reddy the senior DRDO scientist has won the first IEI-IEEE Award for Engineering Excellence for his important national contributions in missiles and aerospace technologies.

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    Image of G Satheesh Reddy

    Image of G Satheesh Reddy

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  • 2 Cristiano Ronaldo Won UEFA Best Player in Europe Award [ Awards ]

    The UEFA Best Player has been won by Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo (31) at Europe award for 2015-16 year by beating Antoine Griezmann and Gareth Bale and with this he had won this award for the second time after 2013–14.

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    Image of Cristiano Ronaldo

    Image of Cristiano Ronaldo

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  • Aug 29, 2016
  • 1 Union Government Announced National Sports Awards 2016 [ Awards ]

    Every year Union Government confers National Sports Awards to honor excellence in the field of sports in India by the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award, Dronacharya Award, Arjuna Award, Dhyan Chand Award, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad (MAKA) Trophy and Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar.

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  • Aug 24, 2016
  • 1 Olympic Order Award Honored to IOA President N Ramachandran [ Awards ]

    Olympic Order the highest Oylmpic Movement award honored to N. Ramachandran a president Indian Olympic Association (IOA) for his outstanding services to the Olympic movement by the President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Thomas Bach.

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    Image of Narayana Ramachandran

    Image of Narayana Ramachandran

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  • Aug 23, 2016
  • 1 Vyas Samman Award 2015 Awarded to Hindi Author Sunita Jain [ Awards ]

    The prestigious 25th Vyas Samman 2015 has been honored to Hindi scholar, novelist, writer and Hindi and English literature poet Sunita Jain by West Bengal Governor K N Tripathi for her poetry collection Kshama (published in 2008).

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  • Aug 22, 2016
  • 1 Tamil Ratna Award Honoured to AR Rahman [ Awards ]

    The New York based Tamil Sangam has honored Oscar winning music composer AR Rahman with the Tamil Ratna Award after his concert at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) chamber which was organized to honoured M.S. Subbulakshi, the doyen of Carnatic music.

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  • Aug 8, 2016
  • 1 IBJA Announces Awards for Indian Medal Winners in Rio 2016 Olympics [ Awards ]

    In Rio 2016 Olympics, India Bullion and Jewellers Association (IBJA) announced Sovereign Gold Bonds and silver to the Indian medal winners in Rio 2016 Olympics. Sovereign Gold Bonds of 500 gms will be awarded to the Gold Medal winners and 1 kg silver will be awarded to Silver Med

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  • Aug 5, 2016
  • 1 Shubha Mudgal Selected for Rajiv Gandhi National Sadbhavana Award [ Awards ]

    Singer Shubha Mudgal has been selected for the 23rd Rajiv Gandhi National Sadbhavana Award. She has been awarded for her outstanding contribution in the promotion of communal harmony, peace and goodwill.

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    Image of Singer Shubha Mudgal

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  • Aug 3, 2016
  • 1 West Bengal Wins All India Coordinated Rice Improvement Project Award 2015 [ Awards ]

    West Bengal has been selected for the All India Coordinated Rice Improvement Project Award 2015. This will be the first time the state will be receiving this award. It was selected by the 51st committee from the Indira Gandhi Krishi Bikash Kendra, for its achievement in the four

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  • 2 Adman Srinivasan Swamy Conferred with AAAI Lifetime Achievement Award [ Awards ]

    Srinivasan K.Swamy was conferred the Lifetime Achievement award by Advertising Agencies Association of India (AAAI). Popularly known as Sundar, he is a veteran of almost four decades in the advertising industry.

    Srinivasan K.Swamy conferred the Lifetime Achievement award

    Srinivasan K.Swamy Conferred the Lifetime Achievement Award

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  • Aug 2, 2016
  • 1 Mohun Bagan Ratna Awarded to Syed Nayeemuddin [ Awards ]

    The Mohun Bagan FC has conferred club’s highest award Mohun Bagan Ratna (jewel) on legendary Indian Footballer Syed Nayeemuddin. He became 16th recipient of the prestigious award that is bestowed upon person for making seminal contribution to the success of the club.

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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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    Image of Bezwada Wilson and TM Krishna

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