Besides, biochemist Ramanujan Hegde, MRC Laboratory of Microbiology, U.K. and applied mathematician Lakshminarayanan Mahadevan, Harvard University, was also elected as the fellows of the premier scientific academy of the U.K. and the Commonwealth.
The Edgar A. Poe awards will be shared by Terrence McCoy of The Washington Post and Neela Banerjee, John Cushman Jr., David Hasemyer and Lisa Song of InsideClimate News.
She won the award for the individual activist category on the concluding day of the International Civil Society Week held from 25 April to 28 April 2016.
The runner’s up in the voting were Sweden’s 20 Kronor note depicting children's author Astrid Lindgren, Russia’s 100 Ruble note illustrating Crimean landmarks, Kazakhstan’s 20,000 Tenge note and Scotland’s (Clydesdale Bank) 5 Pound polymer note.
Ashok is pursuing his PhD on 'Comparative Assessment of Direct and Residual Effects of Organic and Inorganic Nutrient Management on Rice-Chickpea Production System in Lateritic Soil.'
Radhika starred in Clean Shaven, which is a segment of Madly.
PM Modi also conferred awards to civil servants for excellence in implementation of Priority Programmes of the Government of India namely Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojna, Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin), Swachh Vidyalaya and Soil Health Card Scheme.
The Associated Press won the Public Service Award for its investigation into the use of slave labour across the seafood industry in Southeast Asia.
Besides him, Alka Dunputh (from Mauritius) and Shichiro Soma (from Japan) were also given the George Grierson award by the President.
The Hindi Sevi Samman Awards were instituted by Central Hindi Institute, Agra in 1989. Fourteen scholars receive this award in seven different categories every year for their contribution in the field of Hindi language and literature.
He was chosen for the award for his contributions to the game of Chess in India by becoming five-time world chess champion.
Sachdev was selected for the prestigious award for her autobiography titled Chitt-Chete, written in Dogri language.
The awards are conferred to salute the spirit of the nimble-footed globetrotting Indians who have resided in any of the four regions of America, Asia Pacific, Middle East and UK.
He conferred 5 Padma Vibhushan, 11 Padma Bhushan and 40 Padma Shri awards.
It is the highest civilian award given by the French Republic for outstanding service to France, regardless of the nationality of the recipients. Singh was conferred the honour by French Ambassador to India Francois Richier.
An independent international jury of media professionals recommended Ismayilova in recognition of her outstanding contribution to press freedom in difficult circumstances.
Bangalore girl Sushruthi Krishna emerged as the Femina Miss India Supranational 2016 and Lucknow girl Pankhuri Gidwani was crowned the Femina Miss India Grand International 2016.
Teresa, who will be made a saint on 4 September 2016, founded the Missionaries of Charity and spent 45 years serving needy people. She passed away at the age of 87 in Kolkata in 1997.
Prof. Ashok Kumar Singhvi was conferred with the highest honour National Geoscience Award for Excellence for his outstanding contributions in the field of sedimentary technologies.
The prestigious award was awarded by King Salman bin Abdulaziz at the Royal Court in Riyadh where the two nations heads held extensive talks on a range of bilateral, regional and international issues.
PEN America’s 16 May 2016 Literary Gala will also salute Harry Potter creator J.K. Rowling with the 2016 PEN/Allen Foundation Literary Service Award for engendering a love of literature among children worldwide.
The awards are annually presented by Directorate of Film Festivals of India to honour the best films of 2015 in the Indian cinema.
The President presented five Padma Vibhushan, eight Padma Bhushan and 43 Padma Shri awards at the function in New Delhi
While the Life Time Achievement Award was presented to Bhawa Singh, Javed Ahmed Dar won the Professional Photographer Award
The themes of all of his writings deal with the plight of the dispossessed and advocate an armed struggle for the liberation of the oppressed.
The objective of these awards is to encourage and motivate the states to enhance production and productivity of rice, wheat, pulses and coarse cereals and oilseeds.
Singh was chosen for the highest French civilian distinction in recognition of his extraordinary work in exchanging the French lifestyle and Indian culture with each other.
He was selected for the award for his contributions to inclusive growth and towards poverty alleviation in India.
Hong Kong Action Choreographer-director Yuen Wo-ping and Japanese Actress Kiki Kirin received the Lifetime Achievement Award on the occasion.
Wiles won the award for solving a centuries-old hypothesis, Fermat's Last Theorem.