Awards Current Affairs (Page : 9)

  • Sahitya Akademi Awards 2013

    Monday, Dec 23, 2013

    Sahitya Akademi Awards 2013

    Poets held sway over the recently declared Sahitya Akademi Awards 2013 as they ran away with 8 of the total 22 awards. Four books of essays, three of novels, tw

  • National Energy Conservation Award 2013

    Tuesday, Dec 17, 2013

    National Energy Conservation Award 2013

    National Energy Conservation Award 2013 has been given. Its awarded to various organizations for improving energy efficiency and promoting and implementing

  • ICC Awards 2013 declared

    Friday, Dec 13, 2013

    ICC Awards 2013 declared

    Prolific Aussie batsman and captain Michael Clarke has been conferred on the prestigious 'Cricketer of the Year' and 'Test Cricketer of the Year' twin honours a

  • UN Human Rights Prize 2013 awarded

    Tuesday, Dec 10, 2013

    UN Human Rights Prize 2013 awarded

    Pakistani human rights activist Malala Yousafzai [List of Awards won by Malala]continues her award-winning spree by bagging another honour namely 'UN Human

  • EU's Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought 2013 to Malala

    Tuesday, Nov 26, 2013

    EU's Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought 2013 to Malala

    Adding to the numerous prize given to Malala Yousafzai​, European parliament seated at Strasbourg has awarded its Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought 2013 t

  • Angela Merkel awarded Indira Gandhi Peace Prize for 2013

    Tuesday, Nov 19, 2013

    Angela Merkel awarded Indira Gandhi Peace Prize for 2013

    President of Germany (Chancellor) Angela Merkel has been selected for the Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development, 2013. The award is gi

  • Sachin and C N R Rao awarded 'Bharat Ratna'

    Monday, Nov 18, 2013

    Sachin and C N R Rao awarded 'Bharat Ratna'

    Government of India has announced the name of the legendary cricket player Sachin Tendulkar and scientist C.N.R. Rao for its highest civilian award, "Bharat Rat

  • Nobel Prize 2013

    Tuesday, Oct 15, 2013

    Nobel Prize 2013

    Nobel Prize, considered the most prestigious and coveted awards on the planet, have been declared in all categories for the year 2013.   The Win

  • The Right Livelihood Award 2013 announced

    Saturday, Sep 28, 2013

    The Right Livelihood Award 2013 announced

    The Right Livelihood Award, also called as "Alternative Nobel Prize" has been declared for the year 2013. The Winners Paul Walker (US)

  • Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award 2013 declared

    Friday, Sep 27, 2013

    Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award 2013 declared

    The Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award, the nation's topmost science & technology award, has been conferred on eight scientists for the year 2013. The


Awards Tidbits ( Sep 27, 2013 - Dec 23, 2013 )

  • Dec 19, 2013 Sahitya Akademi Awards for 2013 announced for 22 Indian Languages (in 8th Schedule to Constitution) - read more

  • Dec 18, 2013 Petroleum Ministry conferred on 'National E-governance Awards 2012-13' by CSI for implementing project Lakshya to improve LPG distribution. 

  • Dec 17, 2013 Irrfan Khan honoured with the 'Best Actor' award for his exceptional performance in the film 'The Lunchbox' at the 10th edition of Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF). Another Indian Sandeep Ray bags the 'Best Director' award for his Bengali film Shirno Bahu (Thin Arms).

  • Dec 13, 2013 ICC annual awards : Cheteshwar Pujara ‘Emerging Cricketer of the Year while Michael Clarke ICC Cricketer and Test Cricketer of the Year. - read more

  • Dec 10, 2013 Miss Venezuela Alyz Henrich is winner of Miss Earth 2013 ;held at Manila, Phillipines3rd runner-upCatharina Choi (South Korea) and 2nd runner-upKatia Wagner(Austria). show

  • Dec 06, 2013 2013 UN Human Rights Prize to Malala Yousafzai ; places her in the company of the greats like Nelson Mandela and Jimmy Carter. - read more

  • Dec 05, 2013  Indian-American Saumil Bandyopadhyay,18 year MIT Fresher, has been selected for Smithsonian Magazine's 2013 American Ingenuity Awards. show

  • Dec 02, 2013 Indian-origin doctor Jaswinder S Bamrah, consultant psychiatrist in Manchester, has been honoured with 'Asian Lite Professional Excellence Award' for his contribution to the medical field in the UK.

  • Dec 02, 2013 East Timor film ‘Beatriz’s War’ bags Golden Peacock award for Best Film at the 44th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) 2013. Goa decides to establish single window clearance system for film-shooting from next year. - read more

  • Dec 02, 2013 Assam Pavilion wins second 'Gold Medal' for best pavilion at India International Trade Fair (IITF) 2013 in a row. Its the first time in the 33 years of history of the IITF that a State has consecutively received the prestigious “First for Excellence in display amongst State Governments and Union Territory Pavilions” award.  

  • Nov 30, 2013 "National Award for the Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities" is to be presented to 44 individuals/organizations in 14 different categories this year (2013). The awards are conferred annually by the President on the ‘International Day of Persons with Disabilities’ which falls on December 3. - read more

  • Nov 28, 2013 Priti Patel, an Indian origin British MP, has been honoured with the Asian Trader Editor’s Award for her extensive campaigning to support small shops and convenience stores.   

  • Nov 27, 2013 National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO) bags the EEPC (Engineering Export Promotion Council, Eastern Region)’s Gold Trophy as top exporter in the large enterprise category for its outstanding export performance during the year 2011-12.

  • Nov 22, 2013 BJP Leader Subramanian Swamy, will be given Brahm Gaurav Award on 24th November 2013. This award was sponsored by Brahm Foundation. show

  • Nov 21, 2013 Anjolie Ela Menon awarded Dayawati Modi Award for Art ,Culture and Education by Dayawati Foundation.

  • Nov 21, 2013 18th International Children's Film Festival of India concludes with Dutch film Kauwboy (director Boudewijn Koole) winning the Golden Elephant Award for best film in the 'International Live Action' category. - read more

  • Nov 20, 2013 Mangalore University (Karnataka) awarded Indira Gandhi National Service Scheme Best University Award 2012-13 by the President. show

  • Nov 18, 2013 Waheeda Rehman to be awarded "Centenary Award" for Indian Film Personality of the Year at the International Film Festival of India 2013 in Panjim, Goa.

  • Nov 13, 2013 Chetna Vijay Sinha, Director of Mann Deshi Mahila Bank and Mann Deshi Foundation, honoured with the India Social Entrepreneur of the Year award 2013 by The Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship.   show

  • Nov 12, 2013 Acclaimed environmentalist Madhav Gadgil honoured with V.C. Padmanabhan Memorial Award 2013 for 'Ecology and Environment Conservation'.

  • Nov 11, 2013 Martha Dodray, a nurse from Darbhanga (Bihar), has been conferred the UN Frontline Workers Global Leadership Award 2013 for her contributions in eradicating Polio.

  • Nov 07, 2013 Two National Geophysical Research Institute (NGRI) scientists win top awards. Senthil Kumar wins the IGU Krishnan Gold Medal 2013 for his significant contributions in the emerging field planetary geology while N. Satyavani wins the K.R. Gupta Memorial Gold medal 2013 by the Geological Society of India for her work on seismic exploration and gas hydrates.  

  • Nov 02, 2013 IRCON International Limited, a Public Sector Undertaking in construction sector under Railways, bags two awards at “Dun and Bradstreet Infra Awards 2013”; first as top infrastructure company under the category Construction Infrastructure Development and second as best project for Quazigund–Banihal section of J&K Rail link project.

  • Nov 01, 2013 Bharat Coking Coal, National Film Development Corporation, National Project Construction Corporation, and Sail Refractory Unit Honoured with BRPSE (Board for Reconstruction of Public Sector Enterprises) ‘Turnaround Award 2013’.   show

  • Nov 01, 2013 S. Masood Ahmed, chief scientist at the National Geophysical Research Institute (NGRI), wins the K.K. Menon Award for 2013. The award given by the Geological Society of India recognises his contributions in sedimentary geology.

  • Oct 31, 2013 Eminent Bharatnatyam dancer and Padmashri recipient "Geeta Chandran" has been honoured with the prestigious Guru Debaprasad Award for outstanding contribution in the field of dance. The annual award, instituted in memory of eminent Odissi exponent Guru Debaprasad Das, was given to three others alongwith her.

  • Oct 31, 2013 Utpal Bhadra, senior scientist and group leader of Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB), awarded the 'Radhakrishnan Gold Medal 2013' for pioneering the Gene silencing and RNA interference technology.   show

  • Oct 30, 2013 Tennis player and film producer Ashok Amritraj, who has produced 109 Hollywood films, honoured with the 'Soul of India Award' for his outstanding achievements in the film industry.

  • Oct 29, 2013 Anjali Gopalan honoured with France highest civilian award "Chevalier de la Legion d'Honneur" for her work on transgenders and HIV positive patients.

  • Oct 28, 2013 Corporation Bank wins "National Awards for Excellence in MSE Lending" and ends up as runner-up in the "National Awards for Excellence in Lending to Mirco Enterprises" for the year 2012-13 under Public Sector Banks from Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME).

  • Oct 23, 2013 Israel awards inaugural 'Genesis Prize' to New York mayor Michael Bloomberg. This $1 million prize has been dubbed as the "Jewish Nobel Prize." 

  • Oct 21, 2013 Lata Mangeshkar conferred on the first 'Yash Chopra Memorial Award' for her contribution to Hindi cinema. The award was presented on the eve of Yash Chopra's first death anniversary by Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Manish Tewari.

  • Oct 19, 2013 Hillary Clinton awarded the Elton John AIDS Foundation's first-ever Founder's Award for her work to help HIV victims.

  • Oct 16, 2013 Eleanor Catton of New Zealand becomes the youngest writer to win the Man Booker Prize 2013 for her novel 'The Luminaries'. Indian-American Jhumpa Lahiri was also in the fray for her novel "The Lowland". 

  • Oct 15, 2013 US trio Lars Peter Hansen, Eugene Fama and Robert Shiller win the 2013 Nobel Prize in Economics "for their empirical analysis of asset prices". Such is the extent of US domination in this category of Nobel that 17 out of the last 20 laureates in the past 10 years have come from the US.

  • Oct 12, 2013 Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) wins 2013 Nobel Peace Prize “for its extensive efforts to eliminate chemical weapons”.

  • Oct 11, 2013 MS Swaminathan, father of Green Revolution, to be conferred on the 'Indira Gandhi Award for National Integration 2012.

  • Oct 11, 2013 Malala Yousafzai honoured with the top EU human rights award namely Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought 2013. The $65,000 Prize is an annual award bestowed by the European Parliament in memory of Soviet dissident and physicist Andrei Sakharov.

  • Oct 11, 2013 Canadian writer Alice Munro, regarded as a modern Chekhov, wins 2013 Literature Nobel Prize.      show

  • Oct 10, 2013 Tolkappiar award given to Dr. Iravatham Mahadevan for the year 2009-10 and Prof. Tamizhannal Periakaruppan for the year 2010-11.  show

  • Oct 10, 2013 The 2013 Nobel Prize in Chemistry awarded to Martin Karplus, Michael Levitt and Arieh Warshel for development of multiscale models for complex chemical systems. show

  • Oct 09, 2013 Nobel Prize in physics awarded to Belgium's Francois Englert and Britain's Peter Higgs for theorizing the 'god particle' Higgs Boson. - read more

  • Oct 08, 2013 Karan Thapar honoured with the International Press Institute (IPI) India Award for Excellence in Journalism for his interview programme 'Devil's Advocate' on CNN-IBN.  

  • Oct 08, 2013 Canara Bank clinches the Golden Peacock Award for excellence in corporate governance 2013.

  • Oct 08, 2013 James Rothman, Randy Schekman (both Americans) and Thomas Sudhof (Germany-born) have been awarded the Nobel Prize in medicine for 2013 for mapping how cells transfer vital materials such as hormones and brain chemicals to other cells.

  • Oct 05, 2013 Utpal Bhadra, a scientist of Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology, wins lifetime achievement award in biotechnology by the Association of Biotechnology And Pharmacy (ABAP).

  • Oct 04, 2013 3M Healthcare, the healthcare division of 3M India, honoured with the Sterilization Services Company of the Year award at the Frost & Sullivan’s fifth annual India Healthcare Excellence Awards 2013. These Awards recognizes innovative growth strategies and solutions adopted by top companies in the healthcare industry.

  • Oct 01, 2013 Indian-American poet Rafiq Kathwari wins the Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Award. He is the first non-Irish person to win this prize.

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