Priyanka Chopra conferred Mother Teresa Memorial award for social justice
Indian actor, Priyanka Chopra has been bestowed with the 2017 Mother Teresa Memorial Award for her contribution towards lending her support to social causes such as her recent visit to Syria where she met and interacted with refugee children.
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India’s Lakshmi Puri among six diplomats felicitated with Diwali 'Power of One' award at UN
Six top diplomats including one Indian were felicitated with the inaugural Diwali ‘Power of One’ award at the UN headquarters in New York for their contribution to help form a more perfect, peaceful and secure world.

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Hindi writer Mamta Kalia selected for Vyas Samman 2017
Renowned Hindi writer Mamta Kalia was on 8 December 2017 selected for the Vyas Samman 2017 for her novel "Dukkham Sukkham" published in 2009.

She was chosen by a selection committee headed by Sahitya Akademi director and auth More..





Srikanth, Sindhu win top awards at Indian Sports Honours 2017
The Inaugural edition of the Indian Sports Honours, which was held in Mumbai, saw Kidambi Srikanth and P V Sindhu grab the top honours.
While ace shuttler Srikanth, who won four Super Series titles this year, won the Sportsman of the Year awar More..





Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi stripped of Oxford honour
Nobel Peace laureate, Aung San Suu Kyi, has been stripped of the ‘Freedom of Oxford award’ over her inaction in the escalating Rohingya crisis.

The Oxford City Council voted unanimously on 27 November 2017 to permanently revoke the ‘ F More..





Japanese Professor Hiroshi Marui conferred with 3rd ICCR Distinguished Indologist award
President Ram Nath Kovind on 27 November 2017 conferred the 3rd ICCR Distinguished Indologist Award to Professor Hiroshi Marui of Japan for his exemplary contribution to Indology. 

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Ruskin Bond conferred with Lifetime Achievement Award
Renowned author and Padma Bhushan Awardee Ruskin Bond was on 25 November 2017 presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Chandigarh Literary Society during the 5th edition of Chandigarh Literature Festival.
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Girish Karnad conferred with 2017 Tata Literature Live Lifetime Achievement Award
Actor-playwright Girish Karnad was on 19 November 2017 conferred with Tata Literature Live! Lifetime Achievement Award 2017 for his outstanding contribution in the field of theatre.

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President Ram Nath Kovind gives away National Child Awards 2017
The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, gave away the National Child Awards at Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi on 14 November 2017, on the occasion of Children’s Day.

The awards include the National Child Awards for Exceptional Achievem More..





National Entrepreneurship Awards 2017 announced
The Union Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (MSDE) on 9 November 2017 announced the National Entrepreneurship Awards 2017 to encourage a culture of entrepreneurship across the country. 

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