Awards Current Affairs (Page : 5)

  • Jnanpith Award 2013 goes to Hindi poet Dr Kedarnath Singh

    Wednesday, Nov 12, 2014

    Jnanpith Award 2013 goes to Hindi poet Dr Kedarnath Singh

      Renowned Hindi poet Dr Kedarnath Singh is honoured with the Jnanpith Award 2013 for his outstanding contribution towards Indian literature. Th

  • National Safety Council (NSCI) Awards 2013 presented

    Saturday, Nov 08, 2014

    National Safety Council (NSCI) Awards 2013 presented

      National Safety Council (NSCI) Awards for 2013 has been presented. The Awards are given for ensuring Workplace Safety, Health and Environment in th

  • Denis Mukwege wins Sakharov prize 2014

    Wednesday, Oct 22, 2014

    Denis Mukwege wins Sakharov prize 2014

      Sakharov prize 2014, Europe's top human rights award, goes to DR Congo doctor Denis Mukwege.   The gynaecologist is honoured for helping

  • Richard Flanagan wins Man Booker Prize 2014

    Wednesday, Oct 15, 2014

    Richard Flanagan wins Man Booker Prize 2014

      Richard Flanagan is the winner of coveted literary award 'Man Booker Prize' this year for his book 'The Narrow Road to the Deep North'. 

  • Nobel Prize 2014: A glance

    Tuesday, Oct 14, 2014

    Nobel Prize 2014: A glance

      Nobel Prize, considered the most prestigious and coveted awards on the planet, have been declared in all categories for the year 2014. The Win

  • Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award 2014 declared

    Saturday, Sep 27, 2014

    Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award 2014 declared

      The Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award, the nation's topmost science & technology award, has been conferred on 10 scientists for the year 2014.

  • Two Indians bag 'Ig Nobel prize' for offbeat discoveries

    Monday, Sep 22, 2014

    Two Indians bag 'Ig Nobel prize' for offbeat discoveries

      Indians, sadly, do not win Nobel prizes that often. And when they do, we cherish that to the hilt. So while we wait for that to happen anytime s

  • Indian ecologist bags Midori Prize for biodiversity 2014

    Wednesday, Sep 10, 2014

    Indian ecologist bags Midori Prize for biodiversity 2014

      Kamal Bawa, noted scientist and green-activist, is one of the three recipients of 3rd biennial Midori Prize for biodiversity 2014. He has bagg

  • National Sports Award 2014: A complete list

    Friday, Aug 22, 2014

    National Sports Award 2014: A complete list

      There are a total of 'five' national sports award in India. Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna: Highest sports award in India. Arjuna Awards: given for o

  • Major Mukund Varadarajan honoured with Ashoka Chakra (posthumously)

    Saturday, Aug 16, 2014

    Major Mukund Varadarajan honoured with Ashoka Chakra (posthumously)

      India’s highest peacetime gallantry award 'Ashoka Chakra' has been awarded posthumously to Major Mukund Varadarajan of 44th Battalion of the Ra


Awards Tidbits ( Aug 16, 2014 - Nov 12, 2014 )

  • Nov 12, 2014 Hanumappa Sudarshan of Karuna Trust has been chosen as the 10th India Social Entrepreneur of the Year 2014.    show

  • Nov 11, 2014 Renowned Hindi poet Dr Kedarnath Singh is honoured with the Jnanpith Award 2013 for his outstanding contribution towards Indian literature.

  • Nov 06, 2014 SCOPE (Standing Conference of Public Enterprises) Meritorious Awards given away.   show

  • Oct 22, 2014 Sakharov prize 2014, Europe's top human rights award, goes to DR Congo doctor Denis Mukwege.   show

  • Oct 20, 2014 Karur Vysya Bank bags the sixth consecutive 'Best Bank Award for Business Intelligence Initiatives' among small banks for the year 2013-14.   show

  • Oct 14, 2014 2014 Nobel Prize for Economics goes to French economist Jean Tirole for his analysis of market power and regulation.   show

  • Oct 11, 2014 2014 Nobel Prize for peace goes to Kailash Satyarthi and Pakistani child right activist Malala Yousafzai. - read more

  • Oct 10, 2014 2014 Nobel Prize for literature goes to French author Patrick Modiano.

  • Oct 09, 2014 2014 Nobel Prize in chemistry goes to the American duo of Eric Betzig and William Moerner alongwith Stefan Hell from Germany.   show

  • Oct 08, 2014 Dr Apathukatha Sivathanu Pillai wins the Lal Bahadur Shastri National Award for Excellence in Public Administration, Academics and Management for the year 2014.    show

  • Oct 08, 2014 2014 Nobel Prize for Physics goes to Japanese Isamu Akasaki and Hiroshi Amano alongwith Shuji Nakamura (US) for their invention of efficient blue light-emitting diodes (LED) which has enabled bright and energy-saving white light sources.

  • Oct 07, 2014 Nobel Prize for medicine 2014 awarded to British-American researcher John O'Keefe alongwith Norwegian couple, Edvard Moser and May-Britt Moser for their discovery of the brain's GPS system.   show

  • Oct 01, 2014 Anant Khasbardar (Maharashtra) wins Rs.50,000 prize for designing the Logo of Swachh Bharat Mission; Bhagyasri Sheth (Gujarat) bags Rs.25,000 for giving the tagline.   show

  • Sep 27, 2014 Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award 2014: See the Winners - read more

  • Sep 26, 2014 NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden wins 'Right Livelihood Award 2014' alongwith Alan Rusbridger. show

  • Sep 22, 2014 Two Indians bag 'Ig Nobel prize 2014' for offbeat discoveries.  - read more

  • Sep 18, 2014 Government presented the Vishwakarma Rashtriya Puraskar (VRP) together with National Safety Awards (NSA) for year 2012 show

  • Sep 17, 2014 Sachin Tendulkar gets the Giants International award for lifetime achievement in sports.   show

  • Sep 16, 2014 The President distributed Rajbhasa awards in various categories on the occasion of Hindi Divas (September 14, 2014).    show

  • Sep 13, 2014 Nandan Nilekani has been conferred with V Krishna Murthy Award for Excellence.    show

  • Sep 11, 2014 Indian ecologist bags Midori Prize for biodiversity 2014 - read more

  • Sep 10, 2014 Bhartendu Harishchandra Awards for the years 2011 and 2012 conferred.   - read more

  • Sep 09, 2014 Saakshar Bharat Awards 2014 presented by the President on the International Literacy Day (September 8, 2014).   show

  • Aug 30, 2014 Tenzing Norgay National Adventure awards 2013 presented.   show

  • Aug 27, 2014 19th Rajiv Gandhi National Quality Awards for the year 2012 presented.    show

  • Aug 22, 2014 National Sports Award 2014: A complete list - read more

  • Aug 21, 2014 Partha Mitra, an Indian-American neuroscientist, has been honoured with Early Concept Grants for Exploratory Research (EAGER) under President Barack Obama's multi-year Brain Initiative to map the human brain.   show

  • Aug 20, 2014 DRDO Life Time Achievement Award 2013 goes to Dr Dipankar Banerjee for his distinguished contributions to the field of Metallurgy, Materials science & Combat Aircraft Program.   show

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