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  • 19-Sep-2018
  • Dr Raghupati Singhania Conferred With Civilian Honour of Mexico 

    Chairman and MD, JK Tyre & Industries Ltd., Dr. Raghupati Singhania has been conferred with 'Mexican Order of the Aztec Eagle', the highest honour accorded to non-nationals by the Government of Mexico.

  • 18-Sep-2018
  • INSV Tarini Crew Bestowed With Tenzing Norgay Award 

    All-women crew of INSV Tarini has bagged the prestigious Tenzing Norgay National Adventure award for beating the odds in water with their enduring skills and sailing across the world for eight long months.

    The award is the highest national recognition for outstanding achievements in the field of adventure on land, sea and air.

  • Kerala Tourism Wins 2 PATA Gold Awards 

    Kerala Tourism's vigorous efforts to get back on track in the wake of recent devastating floods got a shot in the arm as it walked away with two prestigious gold awards of the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) for its innovative marketing campaigns.

    The awards were presented at a glittering function in Langkawi, Malaysia on Friday during PATA Travel Mart 2018, a release said here.

  • Emmy Awards 2018 Announced: Complete List of Winners 

    The 70th annual primetime Emmy honors handed out at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Michael Che and Colin Jost hosted the show. 

  • 15-Sep-2018
  • Union Minister of Textiles Presents ‘Shilp Guru’ & National Award to Master Craft Persons 

    Union Minister of Textiles Smriti Zubin Irani presented ‘Shilp Guru’ and National Award to Master craft persons at a function held at Raipur, the capital of Chhattisgarh. Eight ‘Shilp guru’ and 25 National awards were presented for the year 2016.
    Shilp Guru’ is the highest award in the Handicraft sector in India. The handicraft export has witnessed a year-on-year growth and in the last four years, handicraft items worth Rs. 1 lakh 26 thousand crores had been exported from India.

  • 13-Sep-2018
  • 1st Ever Secondary Steel Sector Awards For Contribution To National Economy

    Ministry of Steel gave away Secondary Steel sector awards, for the first time, to 26 mini steel companies in recognition of their contribution to the national economy.
    The awards were given by Union Minister of Steel, Chaudhary Birender Singh, at a function in New Delhi. Twelve companies were awarded Gold Certificates and 14 Silver Certificates for their performance during 2016-17.

  • 10-Sep-2018
  • Aishwarya Rai Bachchan Receives Meryl Streep Award for Excellence 

    Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, along with daughter Aaradhya and mother Brinda Rai, attended the first Women in Film and Television (WIFT) India Award.

    At the ceremony -- established to honour the best female talent in Bollywood and Hollywood -- the actor was bestowed with the inaugural Meryl Streep Award for Excellence. The Fanney Khan star looked stunning in a black-and-golden gown as she accepted the award.

  • 09-Sep-2018
  • 'Sarala Puraskar' For Poet Satrughna Pandav 

    Bhubaneswar, Sep 8 (PTI) Noted Odia poet Satrughna Pandav will be honoured with the prestigious ‘Sarala Puraskar’ for his poetry collection ‘Misra Dhrupad’.

    The ‘Sarala Puraskar’ — instituted by eminent Odia industrialist late Dr Bansidhar Panda and late Ila Pnada in 1979 and awarded by the Indian Metals Public Charitable Trust(IMPaCT) — will be presented to Pandav on October 26.

  • 27-Aug-2018
  • Reliance Power Unit Wins $56-million International Arbitration Award 

    Reliance Power today said its wholly-owned subsidiary Reliance Power Netherlands BV has won an international arbitration award of $56 million (Rs 390 crore) against Prestige Capital Holdings (a Seychelles-based company) and Kokos Jiang.

    Reliance Power said the arbitration related to a contractual dispute in the context of the company’s coal mines in Indonesia. “The Arbitration Tribunal constituted under Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) rules in Singapore, in its award on August 21, 2018, has ordered the respondents jointly and severally to pay $56 million to Reliance Power Netherlands BV,” Reliance Power said in a regulatory filing.

  • 20-Aug-2018
  • S K Arora Awarded WHO World No Tobacco Day 2017 Award 

    Delhi government’s additional director of health S.K. Arora has been awarded the prestigious WHO World No Tobacco Day 2018 Award for his extraordinary contribution towards tobacco control.

    Tobacco prevalence in Delhi has come down by 6.5% in the past six years, which is more than the rest of India average figures, Mr. Arora said.

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