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Chief Hydrographer Vinay Badhwar conferred with Alexander Dalrymple award

Jul 26, 2021
Chief Hydrographer Vinay Badhwar has been honoured with the award in recognition of his ‘unparalleled dedication, leadership, and professionalism in the disciplines of hydrography and nautical cartography.

Equator Prize 2021: Two Indian organizations win prestigious UNDP award in conservation and biodiversity

Jul 20, 2021
Two Indian organisations have won Equator Prize 2021, for their exceptional achievement in showcasing innovative, local, nature-based solutions for tackling biodiversity loss and climate change and achieving their local development goals.

Government of India launches National Logistics Excellence Awards

Jul 20, 2021
The Government of India launched the National Logistics Excellence Awards to recognize various players in the logistics supply chain sector in the country. Read all you need to know.

Indian Economist Kaushik Basu receives Humboldt Research Award

Jul 8, 2021
Kaushik Basu, a former Chief Economist of the World Bank (2012 to 2016), is currently a professor of Economics at Cornell University. He has decided to use the award for the research on Game Theory and Moral Philosophy.  

Vidya Balan, Ekta Kapoor, Shobha Kapoor invited to Oscar Academy 2021 to vote for Oscars 

Jul 2, 2021
Vidya Balan has been recognized for her films like ‘Tumhari Sulu’ and ‘Kahaani’, while Ekta Kapoor has been recognised for producing films like ‘Dream Girl’ and ‘Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai’.

Odia poet Rajendra Kishore Panda receives Kuvempu Rashtriya Puraskar

Jul 2, 2021
Dr Panda received the Sahitya Akademi Award in 1985, a D. Litt degree by Sambalpur University in 2004, and the Gangadhar National Award in 2010. Read all you need to know.

Khel Ratna Awards 2021: BCCI recommends Mithali Raj, R Ashwin, AIFF to recommend Sunil Chhetri

Jun 30, 2021
Mithali Raj is the Indian women's Test and ODI cricket captain, who is the highest run-scorer in women's international cricket and the only female cricketer to score more than 7000 runs in women's ODI matches. 

Journalist P. Sainath awarded Japan’s Fukuoka Grand Prize 2021

Jun 30, 2021
P. Sainath has been recognized for his work of creating a new form of knowledge through his commentaries and writings on rural India and for promoting civil cooperation.

The Order of Polar Star: EIL CMD honoured with highest civilian award of Mongolia

Jun 29, 2021
RK Sabharwal has been honoured with the highest civilian award ‘The Order of Polar Star’ for an outstanding contribution towards the establishment of the first-ever oil refinery in Mongolia.

Smart City awards 2020: Centre releases full list of smart cities winners, check here

Jun 28, 2021
The Central Government declared Smart City awards 2020 wherein Uttar Pradesh emerged on top followed by Madhya Pradesh and Tamil Nadu. Read all you need to know.

KK Shailaja awarded prestigious CEU Open Society Prize for 2021

Jun 22, 2021
Former Health Minister of Kerala KK Shailaja was awarded the Central European University (CEU) Open Society Prize for 2021. Read all you need to know.

Assam to present its own civilian awards on lines of Bharat Ratna, Padma Awards

Jun 15, 2021
Three new sets of awards announced by the Assam Government on the lines of Padma Awards are namely- Asom Bibhushan, Asom Bhushan, and Asom Shree.

Indian-origin journalist wins Pulitzer Prize 2021 for exposing China's secret detention camps

Jun 13, 2021
Megha Rajagopalan is among two Indian-origin journalists who won the US's top journalism award. Another Indian-origin journalist, Neil Bedi won the Pulitzer in the local reporting category. Check complete list of Pulitzer 2021 winners here. 

Pulitzer Prizes 2021: The New York Times, Associated Press win big for COVID-19, black lives matter coverage

Jun 12, 2021
Notably, the 18-year old Darnella Frazier was honoured with the Special Citation for her cell phone recording of George Floyd’s murder which spurred racial injustice protests all over the world. 

Zimbabwean author Tsitsi Dangarembga wins PEN Pinter Prize

Jun 11, 2021
Tsitsi Dangarembga, the author of the book ‘Nervous Conditions’, was arrested in 2020 while she was protesting and taking a stand against corruption. She was also shortlisted for Booker Prize 2020 for her work, ‘This Mournable Body’.

BAFTA TV Awards 2021: Michaela Cole wins for ‘I May Destroy You’ , Full List of Winners here

Jun 7, 2021
Paul Mescal of the BBC and HULU show ‘Normal People’ bagged the leading actor award. Read to know the full list of the BAFTA TV Awards 2021 Winners.

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