President gives away National Safety Awards (Mines) for the years 2013 & 2014
President Ram Nath Kovind on 17 August 2017 presented the National Safety Awards (Mines) for the years 2013 and 2014. The awards were given away at a function held at Vigyan Bhavan in New Delhi.

In all, there were 37 Winner prizes and More..

Actor Dev Patel honoured with Asian Game Changer Award 2017
Slumdog Millionaire actor Dev Patel was honoured with the Asian Game Changer Award 2017 by the Asia Society for making a transformative and positive difference for the future of Asia and the world.


US army medic conferred Medal of Honour by President Trump 48 years later
US President Donald Trump on 1 August 2017 awarded the Medal of Honour, first such award under his administration, to US army medic James McCloughan, who risked his own life to save wounded Americans during the Vietnam War.

The recogni More..

Former Union Minister Ashwani Kumar conferred with Japanese honour
Former Union Minister Ashwani Kumar was conferred with the Japan’s imperial decoration ‘Order of the Rising Sun’ award for his contribution to fostering Japan-India ties.

Kumar had served as Special Envoy of then Prime Minister Manmoha More..

HS Prannoy beats Parupalli Kashyap to lift 2017 US Open Grand Prix Gold badminton title
Rising shuttler H S Prannoy on 24 July 2017 defeated Parupalli Kashyap to clinch the $120000 US Open Grand Prix Gold in Anaheim, California.

Prannoy defeated Kashyap 21-15 20-22 21-12 in the summit clash, which lasted an hour and five More..

LK Advani receives Lifetime Achievement Award for contributions in Lok Sabha
Veteran BJP leader Lal Krishna (LK) Advani on 19 July 2017 received the Lifetime Achievement Award for his contributions as a Parliamentarian in the Lok Sabha.

He received the award from Vice President Hamid Ansari at a function organi More..

2017 IIFA awards: Alia and Shahid win Best Actors for Udta Punjab
The 18th edition of the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards was announced on 15 July 2017 at MetLife Stadium, in East Rutherford, New Jersey.

On the occasion, the Hindi films of 2016 were awarded by the International India More..

IROAF wins Golden Peacock Award for Eco Innovation for the year 2017
Indian Railways Organization for Alternate Fuel (IROAF) on 10 July 2017 won the Golden Peacock Award for Eco Innovation for the year 2017 for introducing eco friendly and cost saving Dual Fuel 1400 HP Diesel engines on DEMU trains.

Wit More..

A R Rahman shortlisted for World Soundtrack Award - Public Choice
Academy Award winning composer and music maestro A R Rahman in July 2017 has been shortlisted for the World Soundtrack Award – Public Choice.

The music maestro was shortlisted for the development of the music for the British-Indian his More..

Indian-Americans Shantanu Narayen and Vivek Murthy to be honoured with Great Immigrants Award
Two Indian-Americans, Adobe Chief Shantanu Narayen and former US Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, are among 38 immigrants to be honoured with the Great Immigrants Award.

They will be honoured for their role in helping advance the country' More..

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