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'Invest India’ wins UNCTAD’s Investment Promotion Award 2020

Dec 8, 2020
The award by United Nations recognizes and celebrates the outstanding achievements of the best practice investment promotion agencies of the world.

Oscars 2021: Keith Gomes' Shameless is India's official entry in short film category at 93rd Academy Awards

Nov 28, 2020
Shameless starring Sayani Gupta, Hussain Dalal, and Rishabh Kapoor is a 15-minutes-long comedy thriller. The short film's narrative delves into the theme of loss of human spirit due to technology.

Malayalam film Jallikattu is India’s official Oscar entry

Nov 25, 2020
Directed by Lijo Jose Pellissery, Jallikattu revolves around a bull that escapes from  a slaughterhouse in a hilly remote village on the eve of its schedule slaughter and an entire tribe of men coming together to stop the bull.

International Emmy Awards 2020: Delhi Crime from India wins best drama series, check the complete list of winners

Nov 25, 2020
Netflix’s Delhi Crime has become the first Indian web-series to win at the International Emmy Awards. The series which is directed by Richie Mehta is based on the horrific 2012 Delhi gang-rape and murder.

Author Ruskin Bond to be conferred with TATA Literature Live! Lifetime Achievement Award for 2020

Nov 12, 2020
Ruskin Bond's celebration of nature through all of his writings has made him the first literary ‘eco-warriors’ of India, much before the phrase was coined. His stories also reflect his deep connection to both India and nature.

Nobel Prize 2020 in Economic Sciences awarded to Paul R Milgrom, Robert B Wilson

Oct 12, 2020
Paul Milgrom and Robert Wilson were chosen for the prestigious prize for coming up with improved auction theory and inventing new auction formats, benefiting sellers, buyers and taxpayers around the world.

Nobel Peace Prize 2020 awarded to the World Food Programme

Oct 9, 2020
The World Food Programme (WFP) has been honoured with the prestigious prize for its contribution to bettering conditions for peace in conflict-affected areas.

Nobel Prize in Literature 2020 awarded to American poet Louise Gluck

Oct 8, 2020
Louise Gluck made her literature debut in 1968 with Firstborn and was soon acclaimed as one of the most prominent poets in American contemporary literature.

Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2020 jointly awarded to Emmanuelle Charpentier, Jennifer A. Doudna

Oct 7, 2020
The CRISPR/Cas9 genetic scissors is a revolutionary technology that has been contributing to new cancer therapies.

Nobel Prize 2020 for Physics awarded to Roger Penrose and jointly to Andrea Ghez and Reinhard Genzel

Oct 6, 2020
The three scientists have been awarded the Nobel prize Physics 2020 for their groundbreaking discoveries about the black holes.

Kerala wins United Nations award on prevention, control of non-communicable diseases

Sep 25, 2020
The United Nations award was a recognition of the lifestyle disease control mechanism in Kerala and of the free services and treatment received by a large section of the population.

Emmy Awards 2020: Full list of winners

Sep 21, 2020
Emmy winners 2020: This year’s Emmy Awards were hosted live by Jimmy Kimmel from an empty Los Angeles Staples Center, while the nominees tuned in from their homes. Get the full list of Emmy winners 2020 here. 

David Attenborough, author and natural historian, feted with Indira Gandhi Peace Prize 2019

Sep 9, 2020
David Attenborough has been awarded for revealing the wonders of the natural world and for his contribution through books and films to awaken humankind to protect and preserve the biodiversity on our planet.

PM Narendra Modi to confer PM’s Awards for Excellence in Public Administration on October 31

Aug 25, 2020
Almost 702 districts have registered and participated in the Prime Minister's Awards for Excellence in Public Administration 2020.

Indian-origin physician Ravi Solanki wins award for COVID-19 work in UK

Aug 18, 2020
Indian-origin physician Ravi Solanki has been awarded for his volunteer work to help in building a secure and fully functioning website for a new National Health Services (NHS) charity HEROES.

Ministry of Earth Sciences announces the National Awards for excellence in Earth System Science

Jul 29, 2020
The Ministry of Earth Sciences has always aimed at providing due platform and recognition to the major scientific contributions.

Greta Thunberg wins first Gulbenkian Prize for Humanity, to donate one-million euro prize to environmental groups

Jul 23, 2020
Great Thunberg has announced that amid the climate emergency, her foundation will donate all the prize money of one million euros to support the projects and organisations who have been fighting for a sustainable world.

Pulitzer Winner Siddhartha Mukherjee and Prof. Raj Chetty named among ‘2020 Great Immigrants’ Honorees

Jul 2, 2020
Through '2020 Great Immigrants' Honorees, Carnegie Corporation recognizes an eminent group of immigrants who have been making notable contributions to the progress of American Society.

India’s ‘MyGov Corona Helpdesk’ bags two international awards at CogX2020

Jul 2, 2020
MyGov Corona helpdesk has won the awards under the ‘People’s Choice COVID-19 Overall Winner’ and ‘Best innovation for COVID-19 Society’ categories.

93rd Academy Awards postponed to April 25, 2021

Jun 16, 2020
The last time the Academy Award was postponed was in 1981. The award ceremony was delayed for 24 hours because of the assassination attempt on then US President Ronald Reagan.

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