Indian-American attorney awarded 3rd American Bazaar Philanthropy award
Noted Indian-American attorney Ajay Raju has been honoured with the third American Bazaar Philanthropy award in recognition of his philanthropic activities in the United States.

Raju was honoured for his commitment to revive Philadelph More..





Carnatic Singer T M Krishna wins Indira Gandhi National Integration award

Carnatic music vocalist, T M Krishna would be honoured with the Indira Gandhi Award for National Integration for 2015 -16 on 31 October 2017, on Indira Gandhi’s death anniversary.

He would be conferred the award by Sonia Gandhi More..





Gauri Lankesh to receive Anna Politkovskaya Award posthumously
Gauri Lankesh, activist-journalist from Karnataka, who was shot dead in September 2017, will be posthumously conferred the Reach All Women in WAR (RAW in WAR) Anna Politkovskaya Award 2017.

With this, the journalist becomes the first-e More..





Richard H. Thaler wins 2017 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences
American economist Richard H. Thaler has won 2017 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences for his contributions to behavioural economics. He will receive 9-million-kronor ($1.1-million) prize.

Thaler is Professor of Behavioral Science an More..





2017 Nobel Prize in physics goes to the discovery of Gravitational Waves
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has selected three American scientists Rainer Weiss, Barry C. Barish and Kip S. Thorne for the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics.

They were selected for their decisive contributions to the LIGO (Laser In More..





Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank and Richard Henderson selected for 2017 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has selected Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank and Richard Henderson for the 2017 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.

They were selected for developing  More..





Nobel Peace Prize 2017 awarded to International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons
Norwegian Nobel Committee has selected Geneva-based International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), a coalition of non-governmental organisations from over More..





Kazuo Ishiguro selected for 2017 Nobel Prize in Literature
The Swedish Academy has selected Japanese-born English novelist Kazuo Ishiguro (62) for the 2017 Nobel Prize in literature.

The award was given for his works that are of great emotional force which uncovers the abyss beneath our illuso More..





Three US-born scientists win 2017 Nobel Medicine Prize
The 2017 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded to Jeffrey C. Hall (72), Michael Rosbash (73) and Michael W. Young (68). It was announced by Nobel Assembly at Sweden’s Karolinska Institute.

?They were awarded for discovering More..





CNR Rao selected for 2017 Von Hippel Award
Eminent Scientist and Bharat Ratna Prof C.N.R. Rao was awarded 2017 Von Hippel Award, the highest international prize in materials research. He is first Indian and first Asian to win this honour.

The award will be presented to Prof Rao More..





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