India wins Best Exhibitor Award at ITB – Berlin
India won Best Exhibitor Award at ITB–Berlin World Tourist Meet convened at Berlin, Germany. More than 100 countries had participated in the mega meet with their respective Tourism Ministers.

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ICMR wins 2017 Kochon Prize for TB research
The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) was awarded 2017 Kochon Prize for building tradition of excellence in Tuberculosis (TB) research and development. It had emerged winner from among 18 nominations.

It was awarded for establi More..

Balkrishna Doshi wins Pritzker Prize
Legendary Indian architect Balkrishna Doshi (90), a pioneer of low-cost housing design has won the prestigious Pritzker Prize, considered architecture field’s Nobel. He is 45th Pritzker laureate and first from India to receive it.

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Oscars 2018: ‘The Shape of Water’ won maximum awards
The 90th Academy Awards, popularly known as Oscar Awards, were conferred on March 4, 2018 (March 5 as per Indian time).
The award ceremony, hosted by comedian Jimmy Kimmel, More..

Government to award former DG of Kapurthala science city Raghbir Singh Khandpur
The Department of Science and Technology will award Raghbir Singh Khandpur for his contribution to science and his efforts to make the Science City in Punjab’s Kapurthala into an international-level facility
He has been selected for a national More..

Indian engineer awarded Sci-Tech Oscar Award
Vikas Sathaye, a Pune-born Indian engineer was recently honoured with the Scientific and Engineering Academy Award at the Oscars Scientific and Technical Awards 2018 at Beverly Hills in Los Angeles, California.

Sathaye received the awa More..

Shesh Anand Madhukar awarded with Sahitya Akademi's Bhasha Samman 2018
Magahi writer Shesh Anand Madhukar was on January 31, 2018 honoured with the Sahitya Akademi Bhasha Samman Award 2018. With this, he became the second writer of Magahi language to be given the More..

Vinod Paul: First Indian to receive WHO’s IhsanDogramaci Family Health Foundation Prize
NITI Aayog member Dr Vinod Paul became first Indian to be awarded prestigious IhsanDogramaci Family Health Foundation Prize by World Health Organisation (WHO).  It will be formally presented at World Health Assembly to be held in Geneva, Switzer More..

Soumitra Chatterjee presented with France’s Legion d’Honneur
Legendary Bengali actor Soumitra Chatterjee (83) was awarded France’s highest civilian award, Legion d’Honneur. He was presented the medal by French Ambassador Alexandre Ziegler at a function in Kolkata, West Bengal.

Chatterjee was awa More..

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