Awards Current Affairs (Page : 8)

  • Rotary's Award of Honour to President Pranab

    Tuesday, Feb 11, 2014

    Rotary's Award of Honour to President Pranab

    Rotary International has awarded its highest award- “Award of Honour”- to the President Of India, Pranab Mukherjee. The award is given to Heads of

  • Padma Awards conferred on 127

    Tuesday, Jan 28, 2014

    Padma Awards conferred on 127

    India's second highest civilian honour 'Padma Vibhushan' has been awarded to scientist RA Mashelkar and yoga guru BKS Iyengar for the year 2014. Kamal Haasan, R

  • National Communal Harmony Award 2013 announced

    Monday, Jan 27, 2014

    National Communal Harmony Award 2013 announced

    Noted Gandhian N Radhakrishnan (Kerala) and Mohinder Singh (Delhi) has been conferred on the National Communal Harmony Award 2013 in individual category; wherea

  • Indian-American AJ Paulraj wins Marconi Prize 2014

    Saturday, Jan 25, 2014

    Indian-American AJ Paulraj wins Marconi Prize 2014

    Indian-American scientist AJ Paulraj has been honoured with the Marconi Prize 2014 for developing the theory and applications of MIMO (Multiple Input Multiple O

  • Dr Tej Vir Singh wins UNWTO Ulysses Prize 2013

    Saturday, Jan 25, 2014

    Dr Tej Vir Singh wins UNWTO Ulysses Prize 2013

    Dr. Tej Vir Singh has bagged the 2013 UNWTO Ulysses Prize for Excellence in the Creation and Dissemination of Knowledge. The UNWTO Ulysses Prize

  • World Economic Forum’s Crystal Award 2014

    Friday, Jan 24, 2014

    World Economic Forum’s Crystal Award 2014

    Famous Hollywood star Matt Damon has been honoured with World Economic Forum’s Crystal Award this year (2014) for his work on water and sanitation through his

  • National Bravery Awards to 25 children this year

    Thursday, Jan 23, 2014

    National Bravery Awards to 25 children this year

    25 children have been selected to receive 'National Bravery Awards' for their heroics this year. The awards distributed by Prime Minister on the eve of Republic

  • Cyrus Mistry bags 'DSC prize for South Asian literature 2014'

    Sunday, Jan 19, 2014

    Cyrus Mistry bags 'DSC prize for South Asian literature 2014'

    Cyrus Mistry has been honoured with 4th DSC prize for South Asian literature at Jaipur Literature Festival 2014. He received the $ 50,000 prize for his book "Ch

  • Cristiano Ronaldo wins FIFA Ballon d’Or/World Player 2013

    Tuesday, Jan 14, 2014

    Cristiano Ronaldo wins FIFA Ballon d’Or/World Player 2013

    Portugal's football sensation Cristiano Ronaldo has been chosen by FIFA for "World Player of the Year/ Ballon d’Or " title for the year of 2013

  • The 7th annual BCCI Awards 2012-13 announced

    Thursday, Dec 26, 2013

    The 7th annual BCCI Awards 2012-13 announced

    Veteran cricketer Kapil Dev has been bestowed on the CK Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award by the BCCI at its 7th annual awards. The award contains a Trophy, cit


Awards Tidbits ( Dec 26, 2013 - Feb 11, 2014 )

  • Feb 11, 2014 13th Mumbai International Film Festival 2014: ‘Are You Listening’ by Bangladeshi film maker Kamar Ahmad Simon clinched the Golden Conch Award for the Best Documentary Film.   show

  • Feb 11, 2014 Krishi Karman Awards presented:    show

  • Feb 08, 2014 'AIMA - RK Swamy High Performance Brand Award' for 2013 conferred on Amul.   show

  • Feb 07, 2014 Times Now “Amazing Indian Award” has been awarded to Arunima Sinha - the first female amputee to climb the Mount Everest in the world.

  • Feb 07, 2014 Vishwanath Tripathi, an acclaimed Hindi writer, has been selected for the prestigious 'Vyas Samman' for the year 2013 for his memoir 'Vyomkesh Darvesh' - a biography of noted Hindi scholar Acharya Hazari Prasad Dwivedi.    show

  • Feb 06, 2014 Bayar’s coffee wins Best Roasters Gold Award 2014 for the implementation of new technology and use of high quality coffee beans in its blends.  show

  • Feb 05, 2014 Haraprasad Das, notable contemporary poet and thinker in Odia literature, has been conferred on the “26th Moorti Devi Award”. Its an annual literary award given by the Bharatiya Jnanpith organization.

  • Jan 31, 2014 Australia honours 3 Indian-origin personalities on Australia Day (26 January).     show

  • Jan 31, 2014 Anand Kumar, the founder of Super30 classes, has been honoured with the Ramanujan Mathematics Award 2014 at the 8th National Mathematics Convention held at Rajkot in Gujarat.  

  • Jan 27, 2014 National Communal Harmony Award 2013 goes to Mohinder Singh (Delhi) and N Radhakrishnan (Kerala) in individual category while 'Centre for Study of Society and Secularism' (CSSS) bags the same in the organisation category.   - read more

  • Jan 27, 2014 India's second highest civilian honour 'Padma Vibhushan' has been awarded to scientist RA Mashelkar and yoga guru BKS Iyengar for the year 2014.   - read more

  • Jan 25, 2014 Indian-American AJ Paulraj wins Marconi Prize 2014. - read more

  • Jan 25, 2014 Dr Tej Vir Singh wins UNWTO Ulysses Prize 2013. - read more

  • Jan 25, 2014 Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw to receive prestigious 'Othmer Gold Medal' for the year 2014.   show

  • Jan 24, 2014 World Economic Forum’s Crystal Award 2014 given. - read more

  • Jan 24, 2014 SJVN`s flagship 1500 MW Nathpa Jhakri Hydro Power Station has been awarded `Silver Shield` for the year 2012-13 by the Ministry of Power.     show

  • Jan 24, 2014 Kerala bags the prestigious United Nations World Tourism Organisation’s Ulysses Award for “innovation in public policy and governance”.  show

  • Jan 23, 2014 National Bravery Awards to 25 children this year. - read more

  • Jan 23, 2014 Pandit Haridutt Sharma Award conferred on petrolium minister Veerappa Moily for his literary achievements and public service.    show

  • Jan 21, 2014 West Bengal bags 3rd Krishi Karman Award for 2012-13 for being the best performing state in overall agricultural production in the country.

  • Jan 19, 2014 Cyrus Mistry bags 'DSC prize for South Asian literature 2014' - read more

  • Jan 19, 2014 Taiwanese poet Yushi conferred on the Thiruvalluvar award for his contribution to Tamil language.   show

  • Jan 16, 2014 Anees Salim bags The Hindu Prize for Best Fiction 2013 for his second novel 'Vanity Bagh'.    show

  • Jan 14, 2014 Cristiano Ronaldo (From Portugal, plays for Spanish Real Madrid club) wins 2013 FIFA Ballon d'Or/ World Player of the Year ending 4 year reign of Argentina's Lionel Messi (Spanish Club- Barcelona). Besides these two, France's Franck Ribery ( German club-Bayern Munich) was also in contention. he has also won this award in 2008.  - read more

  • Jan 13, 2014 'World's most admired people poll' by YouGov for The Times : 1) Bill Gates 2) Barack Obama 3) Vladimir Putin. 7 Indians overall in a list of 30 people with 4 in top 10. show

  • Jan 13, 2014 Inaugural Sunil Gangopadhayay Memorial Award for excellence in Bengali Literature goes to poets Nirendranth Chakravarthi (for 2012) and Sankha Ghosh (for 2013).   show

  • Jan 11, 2014 Mahatma Gandhi's grand-daughter Ela Gandhi, Australian senator of Indian origin Lisa Maria Singh and Ramkrishna Mission in Fiji are among the 13 recipients of Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award 2014.  - read more

  • Jan 10, 2014 Tamil poetess Meena Kandasamy conferred on the 3rd Mayilamma award for her contribution to social causes and women empowerment.   show

  • Jan 02, 2014 Serena Williams honoured with Associated Press' (AP) female 'Athlete of the year' award 2013 for the 3rd time after 2002 and 2009. American Basket ball player 'LeBron James' won the male 'Athlete of the year' award for this season.

  • Jan 02, 2014 B. Mahipal Reddy receives the 'Best Scientist Award' of Science-Tech Foundation (STF), Bangalore for the year 2013.  show

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