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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.

Ramon Magsaysay awards 2020 cancelled due to COVID-19 virus

Jun 10, 2020
This is the third time that the annual awards have been cancelled in the last six decades.

Javed Akhtar becomes first Indian to win prestigious Richard Dawkins Award

Jun 8, 2020
Richard Dawkins Award: The previous recipients of this prestigious award include English- American intellectual, social critic, writer, and philosopher Christopher Hitchens and American TV Host, political commentator and comedian Bill Maher.

Rohit Sharma nominated for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award 2020

May 31, 2020
The BCCI has nominated Shikhar Dhawan, Deepti Sharma and Ishant Sharma for Arjuna Awards. 

Indian Army Major Suman Gawani to be honoured with UN Military Gender Advocate Award

May 29, 2020
Suman Gawani has been awarded for her outstanding contribution to the peacekeeping efforts in the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS). 

Pulitzer Prize 2020: Three photojournalists from J&K win the prize

May 6, 2020
Pulitzer Prize 2020: Yasin Dar, Mukhtar Khan, and Channi Anand won the prize for their coverage in the J&K region during government-imposed restrictions.

New Zealand Cricket Awards 2020: Ross Taylor awarded Sir Richard Hadlee Medal, named T20 Player of the Year

May 1, 2020
Kiwi skipper Kane Williamson has been named as the ODI player of the Year, while Tim Southee has been named Test Player of the Year.

Nari Shakti Puraskar 2019: Full list of winners

Mar 9, 2020
Nari Shakti Puraskar 2019: This year’s winners have been recognized for showing exemplary courage and safeguarding women’s rights, especially the rights of most vulnerable and marginalized women.

President Ram Nath Kovind confers 61st Lalit Kala Akademi awards to 15 artists 

Mar 4, 2020
The National Lalit Kala Akademi awards are conferred to recognize individuals for their outstanding work in the field of art. 

Dr. Niti Kumar gets SERB Women Excellence Award-2020

Feb 24, 2020
Dr. Niti Kumar’s research group is trying to understand the protein quality control machinery in malaria parasites.

President Ram Nath Kovind presented President's Colour to INS Shivaji

Feb 14, 2020
The President’s colour is the highest honour bestowed upon any Indian military unit.

Pullela Gopichand becomes first Indian to receive IOC’s ‘honourable mention’

Feb 10, 2020
Pullela Gopichand is currently the Chief National Coach of the Indian national badminton team.

Oscars 2020: See complete list of winners here

Feb 10, 2020
The Oscars 2020 honored the best movies of last year and the actors, directors, writers among others.

President confers International Gandhi Awards for Leprosy

Feb 6, 2020
Dr N S Dharamshaktu has been recognized for dedicating several years of his life towards fighting leprosy.

BAFTA 2020: ‘1917’ wins best film award, See complete list of winners

Feb 4, 2020
The British Academy Film and Television Awards (BAFTA) is an annual award presented by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts.

India’s Pavan Sukhdev wins 2020 Tyler Prize

Jan 29, 2020
Pavan Sukhdev is a renowned environmental economist and UN Environment Programme Goodwill Ambassador.

Republic Day Parade 2020 awards: Assam tableau, Jal Jeevan Mission and NDRF named best

Jan 29, 2020
Assam won the best tableau award among all the 16 participating states and union territories.

Grammy 2020 winners: Billie Eilish’s Bad Guy wins Record of the Year, Igor wins best rap album

Jan 27, 2020
Grammy 2020: The American rock band Cage the Elephant won the Best Rock Album award for their album ‘Social Cues’ and Tyler, the Creator won the Grammy for Best rap album for ‘Igor’.
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