Newton: India’s official entry to Oscars 2018

The Film Federation of India (FFI) has selected Hindi film Newton, a black comedy on foibles of democracy to represent India in Best Foreign Language category at 90th Academy...

Architect BV Doshi became 1st Indian to win Pritzker Prize

Architect Balkrishna Doshi has become the first Indian architect to win prestigious Pritzker Prize for his pioneer work in low-cost housing solution. Calling the 90-year-old’s works “poetic”, the foundation...

President conferred prestigious Science and Technology awards

President Ram Nath Kovind presented the Science and Technology awards on the foundation day of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) on September 26, 2019. The awards...

Kazuo Ishiguro won 2017 Nobel Prize for 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...

T D Radhakrishnan Selected for Vayalar Award

Noted Novelist T D Radhakrishnan's 'Sugandhi Enna Andal Devanayaki' has been selected for this year's prestigious Vayalar award 2017. T D Radhakrishnan has been selected for the award for his literary...

NMDC baged S&P PLATTS Global Metals Award 2018

NMDC (National Mineral Development Corporation) Limited has bagged the prestigious S&P Global PLATTS Global Metals Award 2018 in corporate social responsibility (CSR) category held at London. The shortlisted...

Writer Caroline criado perez won Royal society science book prize 2019

A British feminist, activist and journalist, Caroline Criado Perez has won the Royal Society Science Book Prize 2019 (sponsored by Insight Investment) for her 2nd book ‘Invisible Women:...

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,...

AzizbekAshurov won 2019 UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award

Human rights lawyer from Kyrgyzstan AzizbekAshurov was awarded the 2019 UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) prestigious Nansen Award. He was awarded for ending status of stateless people through...

UNHCR to Get Mother Teresa Award 2017 for Social Justice

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has been named as the recipient of the Mother Teresa Memorial Award for Social Justice, 2017 as an acknowledgement of its...

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