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  • Best Infrastructure Project Award Was Given To BRO's Atal Tunnel

    26 days ago
    The Atal Tunnel, built by the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) in Rohtang, Himachal Pradesh, got the Indian Building Congress (IBC) 'Best Infrastructure Project' award in New Delhi. Highlights: More than thirty cutting-edge infrastructure initiatives have been nominated for the award. The strategic tunnel was named the 'Best ....

    Cipla Ltd: The Indian Pharma Leader of the Year At India Pharma and India Medical Devices Awards 2022

    26 days ago
    The India Pharma Awards 2022 and the India Medical Device Awards 2022 are two of the most prestigious awards in India. Highlights: The India Pharma Awards 2022 and the India Medical Device Awards 2022 are two of the most prestigious awards in India. Minister of State for the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers Bhagwanth Khuba presented ....

    Meghalaya Gets The UN Award At World Summit on the Information Society Forum

    29 days ago
    The Planning Department of Meghalaya, part of Meghalaya Enterprise Architecture, has been recognized with a prestigious UN Award. Highlights: The e-Proposal System, part of Meghalaya Enterprise Architecture (MeghEA), has been granted the prestigious UN Award – World Summit on the Information Society Forum (WSIS) Prizes 2022 for Meghalaya's ....

    UN Champion of the Earth Lifetime Achievement Award Given To Sir David Attenborough

    29 days ago
    Sir David Attenborough, an English natural history presenter and biologist has been designated the recipient of the Champions of the Earth Award 2021 by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). Highlights: Sir David Attenborough, an English natural history presenter and biologist has been designated the recipient of the Champions ....

    John F. Kennedy Award Given To Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy

    30 days ago
    The John F. Kennedy Library Foundation presents the John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award 2022 for the first time. Highlights: For the first time, the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation presented five people with the John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award 2022. Caroline Kennedy and her son, Jack Schlossberg, will give the prize ....

    Celent Model Bank Award Won By IndusInd Bank For Its EPH Initiative

    36 days ago
    To create a best-in-class Enterprise Payments Hub, IndusInd Bank received the global 'Celent Model Bank' award in 'Payments System Transformation' (EPH). Highlights: To create a best-in-class Enterprise Payments Hub, IndusInd Bank received the global 'Celent Model Bank' award in 'Payments System Transformation' ....

    Jnanpith Award Was Conferred To Assamese Poet Nilamani Phookan

    43 days ago
    Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma, the Chief Minister of Assam, presented Nilamani Phookan, one of Assam's most known poets, with the country's highest literary prize, the 56th Jnanpith for the year 2021. Highlights: Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma, the Chief Minister of Assam, presented Nilamani Phookan, one of Assam's most known poets, with ....

    Prestigious O. Henry Award Won By Veteran Bengali Author Amar Mitra

    45 days ago
    This year's O.Henry prize went to veteran Bengali novelist Amar Mitra for a short story he penned 45 years ago. Highlights: This year's O.Henry prize went to veteran Bengali novelist Amar Mitra for a short story he penned 45 years ago. He won the award for his short tale 'Gaonburo,' a Bengali short story previously ....

    Sangeet Natak Akademi and Lalit Kala Akademi Fellowships and Award Presented By Venkaiah Naidu

    46 days ago
    M. Venkaiah Naidu, Vice President, honored 43 prominent artists with the Sangeet Natak Akademi Fellowship and Sangeet Natak Awards for 2018. Highlights: M. Venkaiah Naidu, Vice President, honored 43 prominent artists with the Sangeet Natak Akademi Fellowship and Sangeet Natak Awards for 2018 (4 Fellows and 40 awardees). Naidu also ....

    A Photograph Titled Kamloops Residential School Won 2022 World Press Photo of the Year

    47 days ago
    Kamloops Residential School, a shot by Canadian photographer Amber Bracken, has won the World Press Photo of the Year award for 2022. Highlights: "Kamloops Residential School," a shot by Canadian photographer Amber Bracken, has won the World Press Photo of the Year award for 2022. The snapshot depicts children's clothing ....

    Indian-American Singer Falguni Shah Wins Best Children's Music Album in Grammys 2022

    49 days ago
    Falguni Shah, an Indian-American singer, earned a Grammy Award for Best Children's Album for her album A Colorful World. Highlights: Falguni Shah, an Indian-American singer, earned a Grammy Award for Best Children's Album for her album A Colorful World. Falguni Shah has performed and collaborated with music legend AR Rahman. ....

    Saraswati Samman 2021 Awarded To Ramdarash Mishra

    49 days ago
    Prof Ramdarash Mishra, a noted poet and litterateur will get the prestigious Saraswati Samman in 2021. Highlights: Prof Ramdarash Mishra, a noted poet and litterateur will get the prestigious Saraswati Samman in 2021 for his collection of poetry 'Mein to Yahan Hun,' according to the KK Birla Foundation. The recipient is chosen by ....

    Chameli Devi Jain Award 2021 Presented To Journalist Aarefa Johari

    50 days ago
    Aarefa Johari, a Mumbai-based journalist, received the Chameli Devi Jain Award for Outstanding Woman Media Person 2021. Highlights: Aarefa Johari, a Mumbai-based journalist, received the Chameli Devi Jain Award for Outstanding Woman Media Person 2021. The Media Foundation made the announcement. In Mumbai, Maharashtra, Aarefa Johari ....

    Jon Batiste Bagged Most Awards At 64th Grammy Awards

    52 days ago
    Trevor Noah hosted the 64th Annual Grammy Awards, presented for the first time at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Highlights: Trevor Noah hosted the 64th Annual Grammy Awards, presented for the first time at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Jon Batiste had the most nominations, with eleven, and the most prizes, with five. The Recording ....

    National Water Awards 2022: Awarded By President Kovind

    58 days ago
    The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, has presented the 3rd National Water Awards in New Delhi. Highlights The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, has presented the 3rd National Water Awards in New Delhi. National Water Awards are given for exemplary work in water resource management. The first National Water Award was launched in ....

    Namit Mallhotra Wins Oscar For Dune

    58 days ago
    Indian origin, Namit Malhotra, the CEO and Chairman of Double Negative (DNEG), the studio that did the VFX for the film, brought home the Oscar for Dune. Highlights: Dune, Timothee Chalamet, and Zendaya starrer sci-fi thriller bagged six wins in the Academy Awards. Dune was selected in 10 categories, awarded 6 of them. It is a proud moment ....

    Indian Actress Deepika Padukone Named In TIME100 Impact Award

    58 days ago
    Deepika Padukone, a Bollywood actress, has been nominated as one of the TIME100 Impact Awards 2022 honorees. Highlights: Deepika Padukone, a Bollywood actress, has been nominated as one of the TIME100 Impact Awards 2022 honorees. The actress was named to the inaugural TIME100 Impact Awards list for her efforts to raise awareness ....

    Stockholm Water Prize 2022: Prof Wilfried Brutsaert

    59 days ago
    Professor Emeritus Wilfried Brutsaert has been named the Stockholm Water Prize Laureate 2022. Highlights: Professor Emeritus Wilfried Brutsaert has been named the Stockholm Water Prize Laureate 2022. He has been honored for his remarkable work to quantify environmental evaporation. Wilfried Brutsaert is Professor in Engineering Emeritus ....

    Oscar Awards 2022: 94th Academy Awards Declared

    60 days ago
    The 94th Academy Awards returned to the Dolby Theater in Hollywood as the top films from the last year were honored by the Academy of motion picture Arts and Sciences. Highlights The 94th Academy Awards returned to the Dolby Theater in Hollywood as the top films from the last year were honored by the Academy of motion picture Arts and Sciences. ....

    Governor Of The Year Award 2022 Goes To Mario Marcel

    62 days ago
    Mario Marcel, the Governor of the central bank of Chile, has won the Governor of the year award at the Central Banking Awards 2022. Highlights Mario Marcel, the Governor of the central bank of Chile, has won the Governor of the year award at the Central Banking Awards 2022. Banco Central de Chile is the name of the central bank of Chile. When ....

    Para-Athlete Devendra Jhajharia Honored With Padma Bhushan

    63 days ago
    Devendra Jhajharia is the first para-athlete to be awarded the Padma Bhushan. Highlights: Devendra Jhajharia is the first para-athlete to be awarded the Padma Bhushan. He has numerous Paralympic medals, including gold in the 2004 Athens Games and the 2016 Rio Games and a silver in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. In the Sports category, ....

    Dennis P. Sullivan Wins Abel prize

    63 days ago
    The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters has awarded the Abel Prize for the year 2022 to American Mathematician Dennis Parnell Sullivan. Highlights The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters has awarded the Abel Prize for the year 2022 to American Mathematician Dennis Parnell Sullivan. The citation mentions that the award has been ....

    Fifth Edition Of Women Transforming India Awards Held In Delhi

    64 days ago
    The 5th edition of the Women Transforming India Awards was hosted by the NITI Aayog's Women Entrepreneurship Platform (WEP) (WTI). Highlights: The 5th edition of the Women Transforming India Awards was hosted by the NITI Aayog's Women Entrepreneurship Platform (WEP) (WTI). The WTI Awards were presented to 75 women achievers ....

    Pritzker Prize 2022: Won By Francis Kr

    65 days ago
    Architect, educator, and social activist Francis kéré was announced as the 2022 laureate of the Pritzker architecture prize 2022. Highlights Architect, educator, and social activist Francis kéré was announced as the 2022 laureate of the Pritzker architecture prize 2022, the architecture's highest honor. He ....

    Sportstar Aces 2022: Sportsman of the Year Won By Neeraj Chopra

    65 days ago
    Tokyo Olympic gold medallist Neeraj Chopra claimed the coveted 'Sportstar of the Year (Male)' award at the 2022 Sportstar Aces Awards. Highlights Tokyo Olympic gold medallist Neeraj Chopra claimed the coveted 'Sportstar of the Year (Male)' award at the 2022 Sportstar Aces Awards. Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu, who claimed the ....

    Suresh Raina Gets Sports Icon Award From Maldives Government

    66 days ago
    At the Maldives Sports Awards 2022, former India cricketer Suresh Raina received the prestigious 'Sports Icon' award. Highlights: At the Maldives Sports Awards 2022, former India cricketer Suresh Raina received the prestigious 'Sports Icon' award. Raina was honored by the Maldives government for his numerous accomplishments ....

    Manohar Lal Khattar Gets Covid Commitment Award

    70 days ago
    Asia One Magazine has given Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar the Covid-19 Commitment Award. Highlights: Asia One Magazine has given Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar the Covid-19 Commitment Award. He received this award for his contribution to the state's economic recovery and the community's joint efforts ....

    Grandmaster R Praggnanandhaa Gets Sankara Award

    70 days ago
    This year's 'Sankara Award' was given to India's teen Grandmaster Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa in Kalady. Highlights: R Praggnanandhaa earned the trophy as well as a cash prize of Rs 1 lakh for defeating Chess World Champion Magnus Carlsen. The Adi Sankara Trust, Institute of Engineering College, and Sree Sarada Vidyalaya ....

    Indias Writing With Fire Nominated For Oscars

    71 days ago
    A documentary about the Dalit-led, all-woman newspaper Khabar Lahariya, "Writing With Fire" became the first Indian documentary to be nominated at the Oscars. Highlights A documentary about the Dalit-led, all-woman newspaper Khabar Lahariya, “Writing With Fire” became the first Indian documentary to be nominated at the ....

    International Booker Prize Nominee Geetanjali Shree

    73 days ago
    Author Geetanjali Shree's translated Hindi novel "Tomb of Sand" is among 13 books for the International Booker Prize. Highlights Author Geetanjali Shree's translated Hindi novel "Tomb of Sand" is among 13 books for the International Booker Prize. It is the first Hindi language work of fiction. To get it to the ....

    National Award for SHG Bank Linkage 2022 Won By J&K Bank

    73 days ago
    Union Minister of Rural Development, Giriraj Singh, honored the Jammu and Kashmir Bank (J&K Bank) with the "National Award for Outstanding Performance for FY 2020-21. Highlights Union Minister of Rural Development, Giriraj Singh, honored the Jammu and Kashmir Bank (J&K Bank) with the "National Award for Outstanding Performance ....

    ACI World's ASQ Awards 2021 For 6 Indian Airports

    76 days ago
    From India, six airports have found a place among the 'Best Airport by Size and Region' by the Airports Council International (ACI) in its Airport Service Quality (ASQ) survey for 2021. Highlights From India, six airports have found a place among the 'Best Airport by Size and Region' by the Airports Council International (ACI) ....

    Rizwana Hasan Gets US International Women of Courage Award 2022

    76 days ago
    Rizwana Hasan, a Bangladeshi environmental lawyer, has been chosen for the International Women of Courage (IWOC) Award in 2022. Highlights: Rizwana Hasan is a lawyer who has shown extraordinary courage and leadership in her fight to conserve the environment while also defending the marginalized Bangladeshis' dignity and rights. She has ....

    Minister B Yadav Presented Vishwakarma Rashtriya Puraskar

    76 days ago
    Shri Bhupender Yadav delivered the VRP, NSA for the performance year 2018, and National Safety Awards (Mines) for the contest years 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020. Highlights: Shri Bhupender Yadav, Union Minister of Labour and Employment, Environment, Forest and Climate Change, presented the Vishwakarma Rashtriya Puraskar (VRP), National Safety Awards ....

    Sushma Swaraj Award To be Presented By Haryana

    77 days ago
    Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar of Haryana, while presenting the state budget, has announced a 'Sushma Swaraj Award' Highlights The Sushma Swaraj Award will carry gift money of Rs 5 lakh besides a commendation. The award is given to women for their significant achievements or contribution in different walks of life within the ....

    'Nari Shakti Puraskar' for 2020 and 2021 Presented By President Of India

    79 days ago
    The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, has conferred the 'Nari Shakti Puraskar' for 2020 and 2021 on International Women's Day on 8 March 2022. Highlights The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, has conferred the 'Nari Shakti Puraskar' for 2020 and 202. The Awards were presented on International Women's Day ....

    Ispat Rajbhasha Award for 2018-19 and 2020-21: First Place To NMDC

    79 days ago
    National Mineral Development Corporation Ltd Country's largest iron ore producer, a CPSE under Ministry of Steel, received 1st prize in the Ispat Rajbhasha Award. Highlights National Mineral Development Corporation Ltd Country's largest iron ore producer, a CPSE under Ministry of Steel, received 1st prize within the Ispat Rajbhasha ....

    Swadesh Darshan Awards Announced By Ministry Of Tourism

    80 days ago
    The Ministry of Tourism constituted the Swadesh Darshan awards in various categories to acknowledge the efforts made by state governments, union territory administrations, and various implementing agencies. Highlights: The awards are given to acknowledge best practices like innovative approach, achievement of planned objectives, the adoption ....

    Young Mathematicians 2021 Ramanujan Prize Conferred

    92 days ago
    On February 22, 2022, Professor Neena Gupta has conferred the Ramanujan Prize for Young Mathematicians 2021. Highlights Neena Gupta may be a mathematician from Indian Statistical Institute in Kolkata. She conferred the award for her outstanding add affine algebraic geometry and commutative algebra. The Ramanujan Prize for Young Mathematicians ....

    Hilal-e-Pakistan Awarded To Bill Gates

    93 days ago
    Microsoft founder and philanthropist Bill Gates have been conferred with Hilal-e-Pakistan. Highlights Microsoft founder and philanthropist Bill Gates have been conferred with Hilal-e-Pakistan, the second-highest civilian honor within the country, for his efforts to eradicate polio in Pakistan. Gates is on a day-long visit to Pakistan and has ....

    Three Banking Tech Awards Won By Karnataka Bank

    97 days ago
    At the 17th Annual Banking Technology Conference and Honors, Karnataka Bank won three awards. Highlights Karnataka Bank won three awards at the Indian Banks' Association's 17th Annual Banking Technology Seminar and Awards: 2020-21 Next-Gen Banking (IBA). Best Technology Bank of the Year, Best Fintech Adoption, and Best Use of AI/ML ....

    Karnataka Rajyotsava Awards 2022

    107 days ago
    The Karnataka Government won't accept applications for Rajyotsava Awards from 2023. Instead, a panel is to be found to settle on the eligible candidates. Highlights: The government is following in the footsteps of the central government. The central government chooses the Padma awardees by itself. No applications are received from the ....

    Karnataka Rajyotsava Awards 2022

    107 days ago
    The Karnataka Government won't accept applications for Rajyotsava Awards from 2023. Instead, a panel is to be found to settle on the eligible candidates. Highlights: The government is following in the footsteps of the central government. The central government chooses the Padma awardees by itself. No applications are received from the ....

    ICC Spirit Of Cricket Award 2021: Daryl Mitchell

    110 days ago
    Daryl Mitchell of New Zealand has been granted the ICC Spirit of Cricket Award 2021. Highlights Daryl Mitchell, a New Zealand cricketer, has been selected as the recipient of the 2021 International Cricket Council (ICC) Spirit of Cricket Award. This award is granted to him for refusing to take a single in the high-pressure 2021 ICC Men's ....

    Laureus World Breakthrough of the Year Award Nominates Neeraj Chopra

    111 days ago
    Neeraj Chopra is nominated for the Laureus World Breakthrough of the Year Award. Highlights: Neeraj Chopra, a gold medalist at the Tokyo Olympics, was nominated for the Laureus World Breakthrough of the Year Award in 2022. Daniil Medvedev (Australian Open runner-up), Emma Raducanu (British tennis player), Pedri (Barcelona and Spain footballer), ....

    World Games Athlete Of The Year award 2021 Won By PR Sreejesh

    114 days ago
    PR Sreejesh, an Indian men's hockey player, has been named World Games Athlete of the Year for 2021. Highlights: PR Sreejesh, an Indian men's hockey player, has been named World Games Athlete of the Year for 2021. He is the second Indian to win this prize, following Rani Rampal. Rani Rampal, the Indian women's hockey captain, ....

    J&K Police Win Highest Police Medals For Gallantry

    118 days ago
    Jammu and Kashmir Police have bagged 115 Police Medals for Gallantry (PMG) out of 189 awarded this year. Highlights: Jammu and Kashmir Police have bagged 115 Police Medals for Gallantry (PMG) out of 189 awarded this year. They quite doubled their last year’s tally of 52 PMGs. J&K Police won awards for conducting several counter-insurgency ....

    Assam Baibhav Award Awarded To Ratan Tata

    120 days ago
    Ratan Tata received Assam's highest civilian award, the 'Assam Baibhav,' on 24 January. Highlights: Ratan Tata can't attend the function personally owing to the Covid-19 crisis. His representative accepted the award during a ceremony in Guwahati. Himanta Biswa Sarma, the Chief Minister of Assam, said on January 23 that the ....

    Republic Day Gallantry Awards

    120 days ago
    President Ram Nath Kovind awarded 384 gallantry medals and other military decorations for members of the security services on 25 January. Highlights: He also approved the awarding of 12 Shaurya Chakras to servicemen who displayed extraordinary bravery during operations. Subedar Neeraj Chopra of the 4 Rajputana Rifles will get the Param Vishisht ....

    Padma Awards Refused By Two

    120 days ago
    Former West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee and former General Secretary late EMS Namboodirpad are two of the state's Padma Award recipients who declined. Highlights: Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee isn't the first Marxist leader to turn down the award. EMS Namboodirpad, the late General Secretary of the CPI(M), was the first ....

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