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  • 03-Feb-2022
  • PR Sreejesh becomes second Indian to win World Games Athlete of the Year 2021 award

    Indian men's hockey team goalkeeper, PR Sreejesh was named World Games Athlete of the Year 2021 on January 31, 2022. He became the first Indian male athlete and second Indian sportsperson overall to win the honour.

    Indian women's hockey team captain Rani Rampal was the first Indian to win the World Games Athlete of the Year honour in 2020 .

    PR Sreejesh was an integral part of the Indian men's hockey team that won the bronze medal in the Tokyo Olympics 2020. The 33-year-old beat Spain's sport climbing Olympic champion Alberto Ginés López and Italian wushu player Michele Giordano to win the World Games Athlete of the Year 2021 award.

  • New Zealand all-rounder Daryl Mitchell awarded with ICC Spirit of Cricket

    New Zealand all-rounder Daryl Mitchell has been named the winner of the ICC Spirit of Cricket Award. Mitchell won the award for his gesture in New Zealand's semi-final match against England in the 2021 ICC Men's T20 World Cup in Abu Dhabi. Daryl Mitchell has become the fourth New Zealand player to win the ICC award after Daniel Vettori, Brendon McCullum and Kane Williamson. He won the award for refusing to take a single in the high-pressure T20 World Cup semi-final on November 10, 2021.

  • 28-Jan-2022
  • Padma Awards 2022: Gen Bipin Rawat, Neeraj Chopra among awardees; Full list of Padma Awards recipients

    Padma Awards 2022 winners: The Home Ministry on January 25, 2022, announced the list of recipients of the Padma Awards which is one of the highest civilian awards of India. Padma Awards 2022 has been conferred upon a total of 128 people in three categories- Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan, and Padma Shri. The three Padma Awards are later conferred by the President of India at a ceremonial function that will be held at Rashtrapati Bhawan around March or April every year.

    Some of the eminent names announced for Padma Awards 2022 are India’s first Chief of Defence Staff Bipin Rawat who died in December 2021 in a horrific chopper crash. He has been honoured posthumously with Padma Vibhushan.

    Olympic Gold Medalist Neeraj Chopra and Singer Sonu Nigam have been awarded Padma Shri while the heads of Microsoft and Google Satya Nadella and Sundar Pichai have been named for Padma Bhushan.

    View full list here

  • 25-Jan-2022
  • Rashtriya Bal Puraskar 2022 Winners List

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi virtually interacted with the winners of Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar for the years 2021 and 2022. A total of 29 children were honored with the Rashtriya Bal Puraskar 2022 and they were selected from all regions across India for their outstanding achievement in social service, sports, innovation, bravery, art and culture, and scholastic.

  • 03-Jan-2022
  • RedInk Awards 2021 winners: Danish Siddiqui named ‘Journalist of the Year’

    The Redink Awards for Excellence in Journalism 2021 were presented on December 29, 2021, by Mumbai Press Club with the Chief Justice of India NV Ramana as a Chief Guest at the virtual event. Photojournalist Danish Siddiqui, who died during an assignment in Afghanistan in July 2021, was posthumously awarded as the ‘Journalist of the Year’ by the Mumbai Press Club.

    Chief Justice NV Ramana presented the prestigious Redink Award to Danish Siddiqui for his spectrum of investigative and impactful news photography. The award of ‘Journalist of the Year’ was received by Siddiqui’s wife Frederike Siddiqui.

    Mumbai Press Club also awarded the Red ink awards 2021 to various other journalists. They were honoured in 12 categories for their ethics and hard work in the field of Journalism.

  • 23-Dec-2021
  • Ramanujan Prize 2021: Neena Gupta becomes fourth Indian mathematician to win coveted Maths award

    Indian Mathematician Neena Gupta became the fourth Indian and third woman to win Ramanujan Prize for Young Mathematicians 2021. Gupta was honoured with the 2021 DST-ICTP-IMU Ramanujan Prize for Young Mathematicians from developing countries.

    Neena Gupta is a mathematician at the Indian Statistical Institute in Kolkata. She has won the Ramanujan Prize 2021 for her outstanding work in affine algebraic geometry and commutative algebra.

    The 2021 Ramanujan Prize is jointly awarded by the International Centre for Theoretical Physics (Trieste, Italy), International Mathematical Union (IMU) and the department of science and technology under the Government of India.

  • 20-Dec-2021
  • PM Modi honoured with Bhutan's highest civilian award - Ngadag Pel gi Khorlo

    Highest Civilian Award of Bhutan: Bhutan conferred Prime Minister Modi with the country's Highest Civilian Award- Ngadag Pel gi Khorlo on December 17, 2021. The Head of the State of Bhutan, Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuk pronounced Prime Minister Modi’s name for the highly prestigious civilian decoration of Bhutan and also highlighted the unconditional friendship between India and Bhutan. The neighbouring country also acknowledged the support that India provided to Bhutan during the COVID-19 pandemic under PM Modi’s leadership.

  • Defence Minister gives Raksha Mantri Awards for Excellence 2021

    Defence Minister Rajnath Singh conferred Raksha Mantri Awards for Excellence 2021 on the 96th Raising day of Directorate General Defence Estates.

    The recipients have been awarded for their innovation and digital achievements in the fields of education, health and sanitation along with public service and land management.

    A new award has been instituted by the Union Defence Minister for achievement in the implementation of the ‘e-Chhawani’ project.

  • 11-Dec-2021
  • Royal Gold Medal 2022: Indian architect Balkrishna Doshi wins world’s highest honour for Architecture

    Balkrishna Doshi, an acclaimed architect from India has won ‘Royal Gold Medal 2022’ which is one of the world’s highest honours for Architecture. The news of Balkrishna Doshi winning the honour was announced by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA). In a statement, the institute said that 94-years old Doshi, with a 70-year career and over 100 built projects has influenced the direction of architecture in India and its adjacent regions through both his teaching and practice.

  • Neena Gupta, Indian mathematician, receives Ramanujan Prize for Young Mathematicians 2021

    A mathematician at the Indian Statistical Institute in Kolkata, Professor Neena Gupta, has been awarded the ‘2021 DST-ICTP-IMU Ramanujan Prize for Young Mathematicians from Developing Countries’.

    Neena Gupta has been awarded for her outstanding work in affine algebraic geometry and commutative algebra. As per the Ministry of Science and Technology, Professor Gupta is the 3rd woman to receive the Ramanujan Prize.

    Ramanujan Prize was first awarded in 2005. It is administered by the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Customs jointly with Science and Technology Department and the International Mathematical Union.

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