Carnatic vocalist Aruna Sairam selected for 2018 Sangita Kalanidhi award
Renowned Carnatic vocalist Aruna Sairam has been selected for 2018 Sangita Kalanidhi award of Music Academy for her contribution to Carnatic music. Under this recognition, she will preside over 92nd annual conference to be held between December 15, 2 More..





Anjolie Ela Menon awarded Kalidas Samman for visual arts from
Madhya Pradesh Government has conferred prestigious National Kalidas Samman on noted artist Anjolie Ela Menon (78) for her contribution to visual arts. The award was conferred in recognition of her insightful and sensitive portrayal of the identity a More..





Government institutes Home Minister’s Special Operation Medal
The Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has approved institution of Home Minister’s Special Operation Medal. It also has instituted three more Medals- Antarik Suraksha Medal, Asadharan Aashuchan Padak, and Utkrisht & Ati-Utkrisht Seva Medal.
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World Food Prize 2018 awarded to Lawrence Haddad and Dr. David Nabarro
The World Food Prize 2018 was awarded to Lawrence Haddad and Dr. David Nabarro for their individual but complementary global leadership in elevating maternal and child undernutrition within food security. The World Food Prize is most prominent global More..





India Smart Cities Award 2018: Surat Smart City selected for City Award for implementation of projects
Surat smart city from Gujarat was selected for ‘City Award’ for showing great momentum in implementation of projects under India Smart Cities Awards 2018 especially in categories of urban environment, transport and mobility and sustainable integrated More..





Dr Bindeshwar Pathak: Sulabh International founder honoured with Nikkei Asia Prize
Renowned social activist and founder of Sulabh International, Dr Bindeshwar Pathak (75) was honoured with the Japan’s prestigious Nikkei Asia Prize for his contribution to Asia’s development. He was presented with this award at 23rd Nikkei Asia Prize More..





DRDO Awards 2016 & 2017 Presented By Defence Minister
Raksha Mantri Nirmala Sitharaman gave away the DRDO Awards- 2016 & 2017 to various DRDO scientists for their outstanding contributions while commemorating the National Techn More..





Prof Muhammad Yunus conferred KISS Humanitarian Award 2018
On 11th May 2018, Prof Muhammad Yunus was awarded the 11th KISS Humanitarian Award 2018 at an event, in Bhubaneswar, Odisha.

Prof Muhammad Yunus conferred KISS Humanitarian Award 2018:

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South Western Railway bags Safety Shield pertaining to Train Operations
During the year 2017-18, South Western Railway (SWR) has registered best figures & tremendous improvements in key areas of Safety pertaining to train operations among all Zonal Railways. Recognizing the efforts of SWR undertaken for improving Saf More..





Narendra Modi Among Top 10 Most Powerful People In The World: Forbes
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has secured a place among the 10 most powerful people in the world in Forbes’ 2018 list of the world’s most powerful people that was released on 8th May 2018.

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