The award ceremony was a part of the annual commemoration of Nelson Mandela International Day, which is observed on 18 July every year.
The prize will be conferred upon him on 17 September 2015 in Fukuoka International Congress Center in Japan, following which the awardees will be deliberating lectures at high-schools and universities across the city.
Higgs received the Copley Medal for his fundamental contribution to particle physics with his theory explaining the Higgs Boson, which was confirmed by the experiments at the Large Hadron Collider in 2012.
The awards are presented by the Before Columbus Foundation, a non-profit educational and service organisation.
He was presented the award at Cascais in Portugal by World Press Cartoon Director Antonio Antunes.
He was awarded for producing and directing a documentary film titled Indian Roots of Tibetan Buddhism.
MHP that stretches across from municipality of North Paravur in Ernakulam district to that of Kodungalloor in Thrissur district is designed to involve & integrate the local community in all intended developmental initiatives.
He received the prestigious fellowship for his contribution to the community as a general practitioner and medical educator.
Sunita was selected for her work to encourage Hindus to take care of the environment.
The award was presented by French Ambassador Francois Richier on the occasion of the French National Day celebrations.
JNV Churachandpur emerged winner from a list of 64 JNVs spread across 8 regions of Navodaya Vidyalaya Saimiti in the country.
The winners were selected through a rigorous process of collation by knowledge partner PricewaterhouseCoopers.
The award was given in recognition of its outstanding contribution to nurture India’s economic and industrial transformation and was received by Amitabh Kant, Secretary, DIPP
The award was presented by the Federation of Film Societies of India (North Region).
These Indian-Americans are among 38 individuals that were honoured for having enlightened the society, culture, and economy.
He will be awarded in recognition of remarkable internationally renowned contributions to food engineering research, education, development, consulting, and technology transfer.
Sir Abed has been recognized for his decades of service to human development and through building Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee (BRAC), the largest NGO in the world.
The award is given annually to outstanding K-12 Science and Mathematics teachers from across the country and carries a cash prize of 10000 US dollars.
The name was announced by the K K Birla Foundation and he is the 24th recipient of the award.
Moorti Devi award was founded by Bharatiya Jnanpith and is given away to the authors who have contributed in the field of contemporary creative writing in modern Indian languages.
Till October 2013, half of the district’s population was defecating in open spaces but the situation improved under Sabar Souchagar (Toilets for All) programme launched on 2 October 2013
Punyabhushan award constituted by Tridal, Pune is annually announced on 23 March to commemorate memory of Indian revolutionary martyrs Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev, and Rajguru.
The Order of the Democracy Simon Bolivar was created in 1980 to honour the outstanding citizens for their service to the nation in any field. It is granted by the House of Representatives of Columbia
The Bhasha Samman is given to 3-4 persons every year in different languages on the basis of recommendation of experts' committees constituted for the purpose.
The awards were conferred on five novelists, four writers of short stories and three authors of poetries, one book of one-act play and eleven writers for their contribution to children’s literature.
At present, Mavelil is a registered Manager and Director for the Ideal Fostering in Birmingham, United Kingdom.
These three Indians are among 60 others who received the Queen's Young Leaders award from the British monarch at a gala ceremony in Buckingham Palace.
With this nomination, Subrahmanyan joined the league of stalwarts like Ariyakudi Ramanuja Iyengar, Semmangudi Srinivasa Iyer, who received the award before turning 50.
Kohli was awarded for poem Prem Gilhari Dil Akhrot and Upasana for her novel Ek Zindagi Eke K Script Bhar.
The Akademi recognizes the contribution of outstanding musicians, dancers and theatre artists by bestowing them the Fellowships and Awards on yearly basis