Veteran actor K. Viswanath wins Dadasaheb Phalke award for 2016
Renowned filmmaker and actor Kasinadhuni Viswanath, best known for his award-winning movies in Telugu, Tamil and Hindi, has won the Dadasaheb Phalke award for the year 2016 for his outstanding contribution to the film industry.
Aamir Khan receives Dinanath Mangeshkar Award
Aamir Khan was honoured with the 75th Master Dinanath Mangeshkar Award for his blockbuster ‘Dangal’.
Moushumi Chatterjee gets BFJA lifetime achievement award
Veteran actress Moushumi Chatterjee has received the lifetime achievement award, while actor Ashish Vidyarthi was honoured for his contribution to Indian Cinema at the 80th Bengal Film Journalists' Association (BFJA) awards.
GNFC wins Golden Peacock Award
The Gujarat Narmada Valley Fertilizers & Chemicals Ltd (GNFC) won the prestigious Golden Peacock Award in the category of Innovative Product/Service for pioneering a cashless township transformation model.
Kailash Satyarthi was awarded a Famous P C Chandra Puraskaar 2017
Nobel Price Winner Kailash Satyarthi was awarded the Famous P C Chandra Award.
'Newton' wins best film honour at Hong Kong International Film Festival
Bollywood film "Newton" has won the best film honor at the Hong Kong International Film Festival. The lead actor of the film is Raj Kumar Rao.
Goldman Environmental Prize for Prafulla Samantra
Social activist Prafulla Samantra was announced one among six winners of the Goldman Environmental Prize for his “historic 12-year legal battle that affirmed the indigenous Dongria Kondh’s land rights and protected the Niyamgiri Hills from a massive, open-pit aluminum ore mine.” The other five winners for this year are: Mark Lopez (United States); Uroš Macerl (Slovenia); Rodrigo Tot (Guatemala); Rodrigue Katembo (Democratic Republic of Congo); and Wendy Bowman (Australia).
Indore’s 1st woman doctor to get Padam Shri
Indore's first women MBBS graduate, Dr Bhakti Yadav, will be conferred with Padma Shri award this year.
Italian mayor wins UNESCO Peace Prize
The United Nations Organization for Education, Science and Culture (UNESCO) has awarded its Peace Prize to Giuseppina Nicolini, the mayor of the Italian island of Lampedusa, for her commitment to saving the lives of migrants and refugees, media reported.
One Part Woman bags Sahitya Akademi award
The English translation of writer Perumal Murugan’s novel Mathorubhagan (One Part Woman) has won the Sahitya Akademi’s award for translation in English.