Awards Current Affairs (Page : 6)

  • Maths Nobel to an Indian-origin academic

    Thursday, Aug 14, 2014

    Maths Nobel to an Indian-origin academic

      Indian-origin mathematician Manjul Bhargava has been honoured with the coveted Fields Medal. He is one among the total four recipients selected for th

  • No one gets 'Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award' this year

    Wednesday, Aug 13, 2014

    No one gets 'Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award' this year

      Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, the topmost honour for a sportperson in India, finds no worthy hands this year. Its only the second time in history a

  • Indian scientist wins SCAR Medal 2014

    Tuesday, Aug 12, 2014

    Indian scientist wins SCAR Medal 2014

      The SCAR Medal 2014 for International Scientific Coordination has been jointly awarded to  Indian scientist Rasik Ravindra alongwith Mahlon “Ch

  • Geneticist Alec Jeffreys bags world's oldest science award

    Thursday, Aug 07, 2014

    Geneticist Alec Jeffreys bags world's oldest science award

      British genetic scientist Sir Alec Jeffreys has been honoured with the Copley Medal 2014. The prize, said to be the oldest science award in the w

  • Ramon Magsaysay Award for 2014 declared

    Tuesday, Aug 05, 2014

    Ramon Magsaysay Award for 2014 declared

      The prestigious 'Ramon Magsaysay Award', often called Asian equivalent of Noble, has been declared for the year 2014. The Winners Saur M

  • Gandhi Peace Prize 2013 to Chandi Prasad Bhatt

    Tuesday, Jul 15, 2014

    Gandhi Peace Prize 2013 to Chandi Prasad Bhatt

      Veteran environmentalist Chandi Prasad Bhatt is presented with the Gandhi Peace Prize for the year 2013. The Chipko movement pioneer is one among

  • Indo-Mexican scientist Dr Sanjaya Rajaram gets World Food Prize 2014

    Saturday, Jun 21, 2014

    Indo-Mexican scientist Dr Sanjaya Rajaram gets World Food Prize 2014

      India-born Mexican crop scientist Dr Sanjaya Rajaram is honoured with the coveted World Food Prize for the year 2014. About the Laureate

  • Gro Harlem Brundtland wins Asia's Nobel

    Thursday, Jun 19, 2014

    Gro Harlem Brundtland wins Asia's Nobel

      Gro Harlem Brundtland, former Prime Minister of Norway, is conferred on the inaugural Tang Prize 2014 - coined as Asia's Nobels for its high priz

  • Turkish film

    Wednesday, May 28, 2014

    Turkish film "Winter Sleep" bags Palme d'Or at Cannes 2014

      Turkish drama "Winter Sleep" has bagged the coveted Palme d'Or award at the 67th annual Cannes Film Festival 2014. Points to Know The movie i

  • Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize 2014 awarded

    Tuesday, May 06, 2014

    Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize 2014 awarded

    UNESCO Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize 2014 goes to Turkish investigative journalist Ahmet Sik.    About the Prize UNESCO celebrate


Awards Tidbits ( May 06, 2014 - Aug 14, 2014 )

  • Aug 14, 2014 Prime Minister’s Shram Awards for the year 2013 declared   show

  • Aug 14, 2014 Indian-origin mathematician Manjul Bhargava wins "Maths Nobel" - read more

  • Aug 13, 2014 No one gets 'Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award' this year; List of Arjuna awardees for 2013-14. - read more

  • Aug 12, 2014 Indian scientist wins SCAR Medal 2014. - read more

  • Aug 08, 2014 Chandra Shekhar Ghosh, CMD of Bandhan, bags ‘Entrepreneur of the Year’ award at the AIMA (All India Management Association) Managing India Awards 2014.   show

  • Aug 07, 2014 British genetic scientist Sir Alec Jeffreys has been honoured with the Copley Medal 2014. - read more

  • Aug 05, 2014 Ramon Magsaysay Award for 2014 declared. - read more

  • Aug 04, 2014 Bachendri Pal, the first Indian woman to conquer Mount Everest, is honoured with the "Bharat Gaurav" award.    show

  • Aug 04, 2014 Acclaimed filmmaker Muzaffar Ali bags the Rajiv Gandhi National Sadbhavana Award 2014 for his outstanding contribution towards the promotion of Communal harmony, peace and goodwill.    show

  • Aug 01, 2014 Avinash Chander, the brain behind the long-range ballistic missiles programme, is honoured with the prestigious Lokmanya Tilak award for 2014.    show

  • Jul 30, 2014 Indian origin British author Neel Mukherjee has been shortlisted for Man Booker Prize 2014 for his second novel "The Lives of Others".

  • Jul 21, 2014 TV Gopalakrishnan has been honoured with the Sangita Kalanidhi award 2014.   show

  • Jul 18, 2014 Polaris Financial Technology Limited clinches the ‘Best Implementation of Green IT Award’ at the National IT Leadership and Excellence award.    show

  • Jul 17, 2014 4th National Awards for 'Technology Innovation in Petrochemical & Downstream Plastics Processing Industry' presented.   show

  • Jul 15, 2014 Veteran environmentalist Chandi Prasad Bhatt is presented with the Gandhi Peace Prize for the year 2013. - read more

  • Jul 12, 2014 Indian mathematician Nikhil Srivastava becomes the first joint winner of 2014 George Polya Prize.   show

  • Jul 03, 2014 "Bank of Maharashtra" is conferred on the “Best Bank - Public Sector” award in BFSI Awards 2014 by World HRD Congress in recognition of its performance in Banking category.   show

  • Jul 03, 2014 Pranav Mukherjee presents the Sant Kabir Awards, Shilp Guru Awards and National Awards for Handicrafts and Handlooms for the year 2011.   show

  • Jul 01, 2014 Pakistani child activist Malala Yousafzai has been conferred on the 2014 Liberty Medal from the National Constitution Centre in Philadelphia.    show

  • Jun 30, 2014 Famous Indian sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik clinches the People's Choice prize at the 2014 World Cup of Sand Sculpting.    show

  • Jun 28, 2014 UCO Bank bags the “Platinum SKOCH Inclusion and Deepening Award 2014” for “excellence in banking”.   show

  • Jun 28, 2014 President of India confers National Awards for Outstanding Services in the Field of Prevention of Alcoholism and Substance (Drug) Abuse.   show

  • Jun 25, 2014 Famous Hindi poet Kedarnath Singh clinches the 49th Jnanpith award for the year 2013. show

  • Jun 24, 2014 Mobile Seva wins UN Public Service Award. show

  • Jun 23, 2014 The 2014 Tang Prize winners:    show

  • Jun 21, 2014 Indo-Mexican scientist Dr Sanjaya Rajaram gets World Food Prize 2014. - read more

  • Jun 20, 2014 Indian-born British author Salman Rushdie wins PEN/Pinter prize for 2014.   show

  • Jun 19, 2014 Apollo Hospitals bags Gallup Workplace Award for 2014.    show

  • Jun 19, 2014 Gro Harlem Brundtland, former Prime Minister of Norway, is honoured with the inaugural Tang Prize 2014 - coined as Asia's version of the Nobels for its high prize money.   - read more

  • Jun 16, 2014 C Radhakrishnan, Malayalam scientist-cum-author, is selected for Moortidevi Award 2013 for his novel Theekkadal Katanhu Thirumadhuram.    show

  • Jun 16, 2014 Indian-origin physicist Tejinder Virdee has been awarded with an honorary knighthood by Queen Elizabeth II for his contribution to the field of science.   show

  • Jun 12, 2014 Kolkata Airport won the Airport Service Quality (ASQ) Award by Airport Council International (ACI) in the category of the best improved airport in Asia Pacific Region.    show

  • Jun 12, 2014 Somasundaram of Airports Authority of India (AAI) is honoured with the prestigious Bharat Ratna JRD Tata Award for 2013 by the Aeronautical Society of India (ASI).   show

  • Jun 09, 2014 Irish author Eimear McBride wins Baileys women's prize for fiction with her debut novel 'A Girl is a Half-formed Thing'.   show

  • Jun 07, 2014 Irish author Eimear Mc Bride wins Baileys Women`s Prize for Fiction for her debut Novel “A Girl is a Half Formed Thing”.The prize is worth 30,000 pounds.

  • Jun 03, 2014 Mahindra Group Chairman Anand G Mahindra becomes the first Indian to receive the prestigious Harvard Medal.    show

  • May 31, 2014 The Vice President of India, Hamid Ansari, presented the Malti Devi Gyan Peeth Puraskar-2014.    show

  • May 30, 2014 Two Indian-American boys are joint-winner of 87th Scripps National Spelling Bee 2014.   show

  • May 28, 2014 Turkish film "Winter Sleep" bags Palme d'Or at Cannes 2014. - read more

  • May 26, 2014 CS VermaSteel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL) Chairman, gets honoured with the ‘CEO of the Year’ at the 2014 Platts Global Metals Awards.  show

  • May 24, 2014 The project Mobile Seva under Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DeitY) clinches 2nd prize in the United Nations Public Service Award 2014 .   show

  • May 13, 2014 National Florence Nightingale Awards 2014 has been conferred on 35 nursing personnel by the President Pranab Mukherjee.   show

  • May 12, 2014 Caparo Group, founded by leading NRI industrialist Lord Swraj Paul, has captured the International Business of the Year award 2014 at the Asian Business Awards.

  • May 12, 2014 A documentary film, Silent Screams – India’s Fight Against Rape clinches three awards at the 2014 New York Festivals International TV and Film Awards.    show

  • May 09, 2014 Indian Aviation Academy (IAA) clinches International Arch of Europe Award for quality and technology in Gold Category.   show

  • May 09, 2014 India wins the New Frontiers Award 2014 for its efforts to fight back the damage done by a series of natural disasters in last one year.   show

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