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International Booker Prize: David Diop becomes first French winner for WWI story

Jun 7, 2021
The novel written by David Diop tells the story of two Senegalese soldiers fighting for France during World War 1. When one, Mademba, is killed in the war, the other, Alfa, descends into ever greater madness and violence.

3 Indian peacekeepers honoured posthumously with prestigious UN medal

May 31, 2021
The three Indian peacekeepers were honoured posthumously with the Dag Hammarskjold Medal during a somber virtual ceremony held to commemorate the occasion of the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers.

Bharat Ratna Professor Rao honoured with International ENI Award 2020

May 27, 2021
Professor C.N.R Rao has been working on hydrogen energy as the only source of energy for the benefit of all mankind. 

Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen receives Spain’s top award in social sciences

May 27, 2021
Amartya Kumar Sen, Indian economist and Nobel Laureate was awarded Spain’s top Princess of Asturias Award in the Social Sciences category. Read all you need to know.

Hockey India honoured with prestigious Etienne Glichitch Award

May 25, 2021
Hockey India has won the Etienne Glichitch Award for its remarkable contribution to the growth and development of Hockey in the country. 

Billboard Music Awards 2021: The Weeknd dominates with 10 music awards; check the complete list of winners

May 24, 2021
Billboard Music Awards: The American Singer-Songwriter The Weeknd dominated the ceremony with 10 awards, including the climactic top artist trophy.

Kobe Bryant inducted into Hall of Fame

May 19, 2021
Recognized as one of the greatest players of all time, Bryant had won the NBA Championships five times for the Los Angeles Lakers.

Andrea Meza from Mexico crowned Miss Universe 2020, Miss India Adline Castelini finishes at fourth

May 17, 2021
Andrea Meza, Miss Universe 2020, was crowned by her predecessor South Africa’s Zozibini Tunzi.

IREDA conferred with ‘Green Urja Award’

May 14, 2021
The Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Ltd. (IREDA) has received the award for their pivotal and developmental role in the Green Energy Financing.

Nagaland Conservationist Y Nuklu Phom awarded Whitley Award 2021

May 14, 2021
Y Nuklu Phom was among the seven conservationists from across the world who were recognised with the Whitley Award honour for working with communities in their home countries, leading grassroots action to benefit wildlife, habitats and people.

Dr. Tahera Qutbuddin becomes first Indian to win Sheikh Zayed Book Award

May 12, 2021
Dr. Tahera is a US citizen, who was born into the prominent Qutbuddin family in India and grew up in south Mumbai. She will be presented with the award later this month at Abu Dhabi.

Laureus World Sports Awards 2021: Rafael Nadal wins Sportsman of the Year, Get Full List of Winners!

May 7, 2021
Laureus Sports Awards 2021: Tennis legend Rafael Nadal won the Laureus World Sportsman of the Year Award 2021 at the virtual awards  ceremony conducted from Seville, Spain on May 6, 2021.

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