General Bipin Rawat conferred with title of Honorary General of Nepalese Army
The Chief of the Army Staff General Bipin Rawat was conferred with the title of Honorary General of the Nepalese Army during his official visit to Nepal and Bangladesh from 28 March 2017 to 2 April 2017.
Raghu Rai conferred with Lifetime Achievement award
Photojournalist Raghu Rai was conferred with the Lifetime Achievement Award on by the Information and Broadcasting (I&B) ministry for “his remarkable contribution to the field.”
French Mathematician Yves Meyer won Abel Prize 2017
The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters has decided to award the Abel Prize for 2017 to Yves Meyer of the École normale supérieure Paris-Saclay, France“for his pivotal role in the development of the mathematical theory of wavelets”
Major Rohit Suri awarded Kirti Chakra
Major Rohit Suri, from the Parachute Regiment who led the army team that carried out a surgical strike in PoK last year, was presented the second highest peacetime gallantry award Kirti Chakra by President Pranab Mukherjee.
Canadian wins $1m Global Teacher Prize for work with Inuit students
A Canadian teacher from a remote village in the Canadian Arctic won the Global Teacher Prize, worth $1 million (Dh3.67 million), on Sunday night in Dubai.Maggie MacDonnell was selected from among 10 international finalists who had flown in for the two-day Global Education and Skills Forum (GESF), held at Atlantis, The Palm.
President Mukherjee presents KCK International Award for excellence in print journalism
President Pranab Mukherjee presented the KCK International Award for Excellence in Journalism on March 20 at the Constitution Club in New Delhi. The award is instituted by the Jaipur-based newspaper Rajasthan Patrika.
IISc, Bengaluru Placed Among Top 50 in THE’s Asia Universities Ranking
The Times Higher Education (THE) released its Asia University Rankings 2017 . The top rank in the Asia University Rankings was attained by the National University of Singapore (NUS) for the second consecutive year.
Tata Steel, Wipro in world's most ethical companies' list
Two Indian companies, Tata Steel and Wipro, have been named in the list of world's most ethical companies by American think tank Ethisphere Institute.
IIT-Madras chosen for 2017 IEEE Spectrum Technology in the Service of Society Award
The IEEE Spectrum Technology in the Service of Society Award is presented to the company/institution voted by IEEE Spectrum editors as having developed the technology having the greatest potential to provide the most overall benefit to humankind.
Mohan Bhagwat awarded honorary Doctor of Science degree
Maharashtra Governor Vidyasagar Rao awarded the degree to Bhagwat, a veterinary doctor by training, at the convocation of the varsity. He was conferred the degree for his contribution in the field of veterinary sciences and social work.