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  • 10-Jul-2019
  • 'Best Innovation Award' won by NEFR

    Northeast Frontier Railway has won the‘Best Innovation Award’ for unique strategy adopted to keep wild elephants away from train tracks. The cash prize awarded of Rs 3 lakh. The NEFR, in a bid to tackle the problem, came up with ‘Plan Bee’ in 2017.

  • India Football Federation’s AIFF Awards announced

    Indian men's football team captain Sunil Chhetri and women's footballer Ashalata Devi bagged the top honours at the All India Football Federation's AIFF Awards on Tuesday.

    Chhetri was named the men’s footballer of the year, while the title in the women’s category was won by Devi.

    The Bengaluru FC and India skipper, who scored a brace in India's loss to Tajikistan in the opening match of the Intercontinental Cup, won the award for the third consecutive year.

    Chhetri, with 70 goals for India, is also the second-highest active international scorer — only behind Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo.

  • 05-Jul-2019
  • Ajay Banga, Azim Premji to receive excellence awards from USISPF

    The US-India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF) Wednesday said that Mastercard CEO and President Ajay Banga and Wipro Chairman Azim Premji will receive the 2019 Global Excellence Awards at its Second Annual Leadership Summit in Washington on July 11.

    Jared Kushner, senior adviser to the President of the United States, will present awards during the summit.

  • 02-Jul-2019
  • NALCO to get President’s award for excellent CSR

    National Aluminium Company Limited has been selected for President’s award for utilisation of Corporate Social Responsibility fund in social development.

    NALCO started a scheme “Aliali Jhia” in 2015 to promote the education of Girls of BPL families. NALCO is an Odisha based Navaratna Company.

  • Sports Journalists Federation of India 2019 Awards

    SJFI Medal (Highest Honour): Prakash Padukone (Badminton).
    Sportsperson of the Year Award: Pankaj Advani (Billiards and Snooker) and Bajrang Punia (Wrestling).
    Emerging Talent of the Year Award: Saurabh Choudhary (Shooting).
    Team of the Year Award: Vidarbha Cricket Team.

  • 25-Jun-2019
  • Award for Malayalam film at 22nd Shanghai International Film Festival

    Veyil Marangal (Trees Under the Sun), directed by Bijukumar Damodaran, won the award for ‘Outstanding Artistic Achievement’ at the 22nd Shanghai International Film Festival, becoming the first Indian film to win a major award at the festival. The film was one among the 3,964 entries submitted from 112 countries in the prestigious Golden Goblet Award competition.

  • 20-Jun-2019
  • Indian engineer wins Innovation Award in UK

    Nitesh Kumar Jangir, an Indian engineer has won the 2019 Commonwealth Secretary General’s Innovation for Sustainable Development Award in the “People” category in London.

    Nitesh Kumar Jangir created Saans, a breathing support device to tackle avoidable deaths of premature babies from respiratory distress syndrome.

  • 17-Jun-2019
  • 44th Matri Shree Media Awards

    Twenty-nine journalists from print and electronic media were Sunday felicitated with Matri Shree Media Awards for their contribution towards journalism.

    Apart from media personalities, a social activist was also presented the Bharat Mata shield at the 44th Matri Shree media award ceremony.

  • Suman Rao from Rajasthan Crowned Miss India 2019

    Suman Rao, Miss India Rajasthan was crowned the winner of Femina Miss India World 2019 during a star-studded grand finale of the beauty pageant, held on June 15, 2019 at the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Indoor Stadium in Mumbai. Miss India 2019 winner Rao was crowned Miss India World 2019 by her predecessor, Miss India 2018 Anukreethy Vas from Tamil Nadu.

    While Shivani Jadhav from Chhattisgarh was crowned Femina Miss Grand India 2019, Shreya Shanker from Bihar won the Miss India United Continents 2019 title.

  • 15-Jun-2019
  • Akshaya Patra wins BBC award

    Akshaya Patra, a non-profit organisation running one of the world’s largest school meals project in India, has been awarded the BBC World Service Global Champion Award for the programme.

    The award, presented at the BBC Food and Farming Awards in Bristol this week, recognises a person or project that is changing the way the world produces, processes, consumes or thinks about food for the better.

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