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  • 27-Oct-2016
  • European Union Parliament Awards Sakharov Prize To Yazidi Women Nadia Murad and Lamiya Aji Bashar

    The European Parliament has awarded its Sakharov Prize for freedom of thought and expression to Nadia Murad and Lamiya Aji Bashar, two women from Iraq's Yazidi community who suffered attack and persecution by ISIS.

  • 26-Oct-2016
    • Paul Beatty became the first US author to win the Man Booker Prize
    • Beatty got this award for his novel "The Sellout"


  • 25-Oct-2016
    • Yash Bharti awards are to be conferred on 54 personalities including Sabri brothers from Pakistan, folk singers, cricketers, actors and poets. 
    • The award will be given away by Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on October 27.


    • The award for Asia’s Leading Luxury Trains has been awarded to Deccan Odyssey which is manages by Cox and Kings.
    • The award ceremony was held at the InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort, 
    • Bayern Munich’s Renato Sancher has been awarded The Goden Boy award.
    • Lionel Messi, Wayne Rooney and Sergio Aguero are previous winners
  • 24-Oct-2016
    • The chairperson and MD of Biocon Ltd,Kiran Mazumdar Shaw was conferred ‘Chevalier de l'Ordre National de la Légion d'Honneur’ (Knight of the National Order of the French Legion of Honour) for her contribution to biosciences and research.
    • Chevalier l'Ordre National de la Légion d'Honneur the highest civilian award of the French Republic for outstanding contribution in diverse fields.
  • 22-Oct-2016
    • An island in Kerala’s backwaters Kakkathuruth has made it to the list of  stunning destinations across the world compiled by National Geographic magazine.
    • "Island of Crows" has been listed in National Geographic's 'Around the World in 24 Hours', a photographic tour of travel-worthy spots across the world.
  • 21-Oct-2016
  • Sir David Cox, the British statistician was honored with the inaugural recipient of the International Prize in Statistics 2016.

  • Shekhar Kapur will serve as jury president at the inaugural International Film Festival & Awards – Macao (IFFAM). He is an Indian film director, Bollywood actor, and producer for many Hindi films.

  • 18-Oct-2016
  • i. The Maharajas’ Express, the world’s most luxurious train owned and operated by Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), received the 2016 Seven Star Luxury Hospitality and Lifestyle Awards at Marbella in Spain.
    ii. The award for the highly decorated train was received by IRCTC Chairman and Managing Director Dr A K Manocha in the ‘Seven Star Experience Sector’.
    iii. As part of the award, Maharajas’ Express was presented the “Signum Virtutis“, the seal of Excellence, from the Seven Star Luxury Hospitality and Lifestyle Awards at an impressive function held at the Villa Padierna Hotel in Marbella.

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