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  • 14-Mar-2019
  • President Confers Gallantry And Distinguished Service Awards

    The President and Supreme Commander of the Indian Armed Forces Ram Nath Kovind conferred 3 Kirti Chakras and 15 Shaurya Chakras to Armed Forces Personnel for displaying conspicuous gallantry, indomitable courage and extreme devotion to duty at a solemn ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhawan. 2 Kirti Chakras and 1 Shaurya Chakra were given posthumously.
    The President also conferred 15 Param VishishtSeva Medals, 1 Uttam Yudh Seva Medals and 25 Ati Vishisht Seva Medals to senior officers of the Armed Forces for distinguished service of an exceptional order.
  • 11-Mar-2019
  • India Bags 1st Prize At International ‘Golden City Gate Tourism Awards 2019’ In Berlin

    The Ministry of Tourism, Government of India has won the First Prize in the category of TV Cinema Spot at the prestigious international Golden City Gate Tourism Awards 2019. The awards were received by Yogendra Tripathi, Secretary, Tourism at ITB, Berlin.

    Following promotional films/television commercials produced by the Ministry as part of its Incredible India 2.0 Campaign received the awards:
  • 06-Mar-2019
  • President presents Swachh Survekhshan-2019 Awards

    President Ram Nath Kovind has presented Swachh Survekhshan-2019 Awards in New Delhi. Indore bagged award for the cleanest city for the third straight year in Swachh Survekshan.
    New Delhi Municipal Council area gets cleanest small city award while Uttarakhand’s Gauchar was adjudged Best Ganga Town in the survey. Top-ranked cities received a statue of Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi as the award for their work towards cleanliness. Swachh Survekshan 2019 covered all Urban Local Bodies in the country, making it the largest such cleanliness survey in the world.
  • 04-Mar-2019
  • Bharti AXA General Insurance Claims The ‘Non-Life Insurer of the Year Award 2019’

    ASSOCHAM (The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India), which is one of the apex trade associations of India has conferred ‘Non-Life Insurer of the Year Award 2019′ to Bharti AXA General Insurance.
    It is a joint venture between Bharti Enterprises and French insurance giant AXA. This award recognizes efficacy, excellence and contribution in the insurance industry annually.
  • 28-Feb-2019
  • CZPDC Bhopal And WZPDC Indore Honoured With Saubhagya Award

    The Central Zone Power Distribution Company (CZPDC), Bhopal and West Zone Power Distribution Company (WZPDC), Indore were conferred with the “Saubhagya Award”under Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana at the National Conference of Energy Ministers by the Union Minister of State for Energy, R.K. Singh.
    The award includes a cash prize of Rs 100 crore each. The PM Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana- Saubhagya was implemented by the Central Government in September 2017, and intends to provide electricity to all Below Poverty Line (BPL) houses of rural and urban areas.
  • M Narendra Modi Conferred The National Youth Parliament Festival 2019 Awards

    The National Youth Parliament Festival 2019 awards were given by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi.
    The winners from the national level competition are:
    1. 1st position- Shweta Umre from Maharashtra.
    2. 2nd position- Anjanakshi M.S from Karnataka.
    3. 3rd position- Mamta Kumari from Bihar.
  • 27-Feb-2019
  • Playwright Mahesh Elkunchwar To Be Honoured With META Lifetime Achievement Award
     
    Eminent Indian playwright Mahesh Elkunchwar has been chosen for this year's META Lifetime Achievement Award. 
    The playwright will be conferred upon with the award on March 12, along with the winners of the 14th Mahindra Excellence in Theatre Awards (META) festival.
  • 26-Feb-2019
  • President Conferred 'Gandhi Peace Prize'

    President Ram Nath Kovind conferred the Gandhi Peace Prize for 2015, 16, 17 and 18at a function in Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi.
    The award comprises a cash award of one crore rupees, a citation in a scroll, a plaque and a traditional handicraft item.
    Here are the awardees that were facilitated at the occasion:
    1. For 2015: Vivekananda Kendra, Kanyakumari was given the award for its contribution in Rural Development, Education and Development of natural resources.
    2. For 2016: Jointly to Akshaya Patra Foundation for its contribution in providing mid-day meals to millions of children across India and Sulabh International for its contribution in improving the condition of sanitation in India and emancipation of manual scavengers.
    3. For 2017: Ekal Abhiyan Trust for its contribution in providing Education for Rural and Tribal Children in remote areas pan India, Rural Empowerment, Gender, and Social Equality.
    4. For 2018: Japan's Yohei Sasakawa for his contribution in Leprosy Eradication in India and across the world.
  • Lifetime Achievement Award For G.R. Karthikeyan

    G.R. Karthikeyan, father of India’s first Formula One driver Narain Karthikeyan, was honored with the Lifetime Achievement award at the FMSCI annual awards function. 
    FIA president Jean Todt was the chief guest and handed over the awards.
  • 25-Feb-2019
  • Oscar Awards 2019 Announced: Complete List Of Winners

    The 91st Academy Awards (Oscars) has been announced at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, the USA. 
    Rami Malek was named Best Actor in a Leading Role for 'Bohemian Rhapsody', while Olivia Colman won Best Actress Oscar for 'The Favourite' at the 91st Academy Awards.
    India-based 'Period. End of Sentence.' has won the Oscar for Best Documentary Short Subject.
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