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  • 18-May-2017
  • Indian Scientist Shrinivas Kulkarni wins Dan David Prize

    Indian Scientist Shrinivas Kulkarni wins Dan David Prize for his contribution in the field of astronomy .He is a leading figure in time domain astrophysics across electromagnetic spectrum who build and conducted the Palomar Transient Factory. He received a prize money of US$1 million endowed by Dan David Foundation.

  • 17-May-2017
  • Mt Lhotse records First Summit in 3 years.

    Mount Lhotse world's fourth highest mountain and which lies to the south of Mt Everest has recorded its first summit in three years.The summit was gained by Indian climber Debasish Biswas and a Woman climber from New zealand.An avalanche and a devastating earthquake in 2014 and 2015 respectively, restricted the climbers to make a summit in Mt Lhotse.

  • 12-May-2017
  • Chanda Kochhar gets Woodrow Wilson Award for Global Corporate Citizenship

    ICICI Bank CEO and Managing Director Chanda Kochhar has become the first Indian woman to receive the Woodrow Wilson Award for Global Corporate Citizenship, earlier awarded to the likes of former President APJ Abdul Kalam and Infosys co-founder NR Narayana Murthy.

  • 10-May-2017
  • Konkona bags Best Director and Best Actress awards at New York Indian Film Festival

    Konkona Sensharma has been named the best director for her directorial debut ‘A Death in the Gunj’ and the best actress for ‘Lipstick Under My Burkha’ at 2017's New York Indian Film Festival (NYIFF).

  • 09-May-2017
  • Emma Watson bags first ever ‘genderless’ award

    Hollywood actor Emma Watson picked up the first-ever Genderless Acting Award for the Best Actor category at the MTV Movie and TV Awards.

  • N'Golo Kante named Football Writers' Association Footballer of the Year

    N'Golo Kante has been voted Footballer of the Year by the Football Writers' Association, edging out Chelsea teammate Eden Hazard.

  • 06-May-2017
  • Kashmir based Saqib Majeed has bagged 2016 Wisden-MCC Cricket ‘Photograph of the Year’ Award

    Kashmir based freelance photographer has bagged prestigious 2016 Wisden-MCC (Melbourne Cricket Council) Cricket ‘Photograph of the Year’ for capturing a stunning image of boys playing cricket at the Nishat garden in the outskirts of Srinagar. With this Saqib Majeed has become the first Kashmiri and second Asian after Atul Kamble to receive the prestigious award.

  • 05-May-2017
  • Padma Venkataraman bestowed with Avvaiyar award

    Tamil Nadu government honoured social worker Padma Venkataraman with the states "Avvaiyar Award" for 2017.Padma, daughter of former President of India, the late R Venkataraman, was honoured for her efforts in the areas of womens welfare and rehabilitation of leprosy-affected persons for the past 30 years.

  • 04-May-2017
  • K Viswanath honoured with Dada Saheb Phalke award

     Renowned filmmaker K Viswanath was given a standing ovation as he received the prestigious Dada Saheb Phalke award by President Pranab Mukherjee at the 64th National Film Awards ceremony.

  • 03-May-2017
  • Rajive Kaul gets diplomatic service award from South Korea

    Chairman of Nicco group and past president of CII Rajive Kaul was conferred with the Order of Diplomatic Service Merit Sungnye Medal of the Republic of Korea for his services rendered as honorary consul general of South Korea in Kolkata. 

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