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  • 14-Jan-2019
  • Namita Gokhale Wins Sushila Devi Literature Award

    Writer Namita Gokhale has won the Sushila Devi Literature Award for her novel “Things to Leave Behind”.
    She was awarded in the ‘Best Book of Fiction Written by a Woman Author’ category at the inaugural edition of Bhopal Literature and Art Festival (BLF).

  • Presidential Award Presented to PM Narendra Modi

    The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, received the first-ever Philip Kotler Presidential award, in New Delhi. The Award focuses on the triple-bottom-line of People, Profit, and Planet. It will be offered annually to the leader of a Nation.
    Prof. Philip Kotler is a world-renowned Professor of Marketing at Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management. Owing to his ill-health, he deputed Dr. Jagdish Sheth of EMORY University, Georgia, USA, to confer the award.

  • 07-Jan-2019
  • Golden Globe Awards 2018: The Complete List of Winners

    The 75th Golden Globe Award ceremony was held in Los Angeles, the USA.  “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” dominated the 2018 Golden Globes, taking home four statues, including best drama, best screenplay, and acting awards for Frances McDormand and Sam Rockwell in the drama category. Seth Meyers hosted the star-studded show.

  • 31-Dec-2018
  • Swachh Surveksahan Award For GHMC 

    The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation was awarded Best Capital City in the Solid Waste Management in the Swachh Survekshan 2018 rankings.
    The GHMC was also at the 27th place among 4,041 cities.
  • 29-Dec-2018
  • Luka Modric Wins Balkan Athlete of The Year Award 2018 

    Croatia captain Luka Modric was named Balkan Athlete of the Year, becoming only the second soccer player to scoop the prize after Bulgaria’s former European Footballer of the Year Hristo Stoichkov in 1994.
    Ballon d’Or winner Modric won the Champions League and the FIFA Club World Cup with his Spanish club Real Madrid as well as being instrumental in helping Croatia reach the World Cup final in Russia.

  • 26-Dec-2018
  • Rafi Award Conferred To Laxmikant And Usha Timothy 

    The Mohammed Rafi Award has been bestowed upon late music composer Laxmikant Shantaram Kudalkar and playback singer Usha Timothy.
     
    Kudalkar, of the Laxmikant-Pyarelal duo, was given the Mohammed Rafi Lifetime Achievement Award consisting of 1 lakh rupees and a trophy. 
  • 19-Dec-2018
  • Textiles Minister Gives Away Handicrafts Export Awards

    Union Minister of Textiles, Smriti Zubin Irani, presented awards to handicrafts exporters for their outstanding performance in exports for the year 2015-16 and 2016-17 at a function at India Expo Centre & Mart in Greater Noida, Delhi NCR.
    Minister of State for Textiles, Ajay Tamta and Development Commissioner [Handicrafts], Shantmanu, were also present on the occasion. 
  • 18-Dec-2018
  • Indian Film ‘Period. End of Sentence’ Made It To Oscars Shortlist

    'Period. End of Sentence' has made it to the Oscar shortlist in the Documentary Short Subject category. This is a film about women in India fighting against the deeply rooted stigma of menstruation and delving upon the work of real-life ‘Pad Man’ Arunachalam Muruganantham. India’s entry for the Foreign Language Film Category, Village Rockstars is out of the Oscar race.
  • 17-Dec-2018
  • Star Screen Awards 2018 Announced: Complete List of Winners 

    Star Screen Awards 2018 were announced recently in Mumbai. The hosts of the night were Ayushmann Khurrana and Vicky Kaushal. 
    Alia Bhatt won Best Actor for her performance in Raazi and Ranveer Singh was given best actor award for Padmaavat. 
  • NITI Aayog Organises 3rd Edition of Women Transforming India Awards

    The NITI Aayog organised the 3rd Edition of the Women Transforming India Awards 2018 and launched the upgraded portal of the Women Entrepreneurship Platform (WEP). 
    The Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu presided over as the chief guest of the event where he launched the WEP Portal 2.0 and conferred WTI Awards 2018. This year’s theme is “Women and Entrepreneurship”.
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