Lance Naik Nand Ram served the UN Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) and Raju Joseph served in a civilian capacity with the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS).
The movie is jointly produced by Manish Mundra, Macassar Productions, Arte France Cinema, Sikhya Entertainment & Phantom Films.
Indian Film Masaan won critics prize at 68th Cannes film festival, while Palme d'Or award went to Dheepan, directed by Jacques Audiard.
Laszlo Krasznahorkai became the sixth winner of the prestigious Man Booker International Prize for 2015. His was awarded at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.
Saini who hails from Hoshiarpur district of Punjab was awarded for his efficient services to the Houston Police department in the state of Texas of United States.
The award is given in the memory of Pt. Haridutt Sharma who was a renowned journalist and eminent writer.
The award was conferred on scholars who have made outstanding contribution to the development of Classical Tamil language and literature.
In addition to winning the title of National Geographic Bee champion, Menon received a 50000 US dollars college scholarship.
Mandjiny is currently serving as a Chemistry Professor at the University of North Carolina (UNC) in US.
The Lives of Others is the story of Supratik Ghosh and his family, after he leaves home to join the Communist party of India, Marxist and mobilise the peasants against their landlords.
The award carries a commemorative bronze medallion and a 12500 US dollar cash prize and he is one of the 17 winners of the annual awards that serve to underscore the importance of teaching.
Veteran Bollywood actor Shashi Kapoor was on 10 May 2015 honoured with the prestigious Dada Saheb Phalke award by Union Information and Broadcasting Minster Arun Jaitley at Prithvi Theatre, Mumbai. With this, Shashi Kapoor became the 46th winner of the award.
The award was accepted by Charlie Hebdo's Editor-in-chief Gerard Biard and critic-essayist Jean-Baptiste Thoret.
He was conferred with the award in recognition of the work he has carried out in Syria for more than ten year as a human rights defender and a journalist.
Rafael Nadal is 14-time Grand Slam singles champion out of which he has won the French Open for a record nine times.
The awards will be conferred by Emperor of Japan Akihito.
Journalist of the Year Award went to Sreenivasan Jain of NDTV for his consistent investigative work epitomized in his series Truth versus Hype.
Maulana Wahiduddin Khan is known for his knowledge and efforts in keeping peace, that make him one of the most respected scholars.
Kumar & Patil were awarded for their work of enabling human-elephant co-existence in Southern India and protection of the iconic great Indian bustard in the Thar Desert, Rajasthan, respectively.
With this victory, Gigoo will compete with the other four regional winners for the 5000 pounds grand prize which will be announced in London on 8 September 2015.
Kalki Koechlin-starrer Margarita, with a straw is a disability drama. In the film, Kalki has played role of a cerebral palsy patient named Laila. The film also stars Revathi and Sayani Gupta in prominent roles.
Nemade received the country’s highest literary award for his outstanding contribution towards Indian literature. His novel, Kosala, written in 1963 was considered as a path breaking in Marathi literature.
This highest French civilian distinction was presented by the French Ambassador François Richier on behalf of the President of the French Republic.
Apart from Anil Kapoor, Marathi actor Dilip Prabhavalkar was also bestowed with the prestigious Pandit Dinanath Mangeshkar Award 2015.
Supreme Commander of the Indian Armed Forces Pranab Mukherjee conferred two Kirti Chakras, including one posthumously; eleven Shaurya Chakras (five posthumously) to Armed Forces Personnel for displaying conspicuous gallantry.
Bharatiya Mahila Bank was awarded for Technology Implementation in the category of Best Outsourcing Project (New Bank).
Currently, Pillai is serving as Ambassador-at-Large of Singapore and special envoy to Andhra Pradesh.
Bhatia who developed artificial human microlivers for drug testing was awarded for her work in tissue engineering and disease detection.
Actor Rajkummar Rao won the prestigious award for his performance in the critically acclaimed film Citylights, which was released in 2014.
The award was conferred for his outstanding contribution in promotion of relationship between the two countries.