Veteran actor K. Viswanath wins Dadasaheb Phalke award for 2016
Renowned filmmaker and actor Kasinadhuni Viswanath, best known for his award-winning movies in Telugu, Tamil and Hindi, has won the Dadasaheb Phalke award for the year 2016 for his outstanding contribution to the film industry.
India becomes world's fifth largest military spender
India's military expenditure grew around 8.5 per cent in 2016, making it the world's fifth largest spender at $55.9 billion, figures released by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (Sipri).
Aamir Khan receives Dinanath Mangeshkar Award
Aamir Khan was honoured with the 75th Master Dinanath Mangeshkar Award for his blockbuster ‘Dangal’.
National Youth Athletics Meet: Haryana beat Kerala to win team championship
Haryana beat arch rivals Kerala after six years to win the team championship at the National Youth Athletics Meet, which concluded at G.M.C. Balayogi Stadium in Hyderabad.
101-year-old Man Kaur bags gold in 100m event
Indian Man Kaur, 101, won the 100 metres sprint at the World Masters Games. Hailing from Chandigarh, Man Kaur was the lone contender in the 100-years-and-over event which she completed in a minute and 14 seconds.
Moushumi Chatterjee gets BFJA lifetime achievement award
Veteran actress Moushumi Chatterjee has received the lifetime achievement award, while actor Ashish Vidyarthi was honoured for his contribution to Indian Cinema at the 80th Bengal Film Journalists' Association (BFJA) awards.
Shot putter Manpreet wins gold at Asian Grand Prix, qualifies for World Championships
Indian shot putter Manpreet Kaur on clinched a gold in the first leg of the Asian Grand Prix Athletics Meet with a national record and world season-leading effort.
GNFC wins Golden Peacock Award
The Gujarat Narmada Valley Fertilizers & Chemicals Ltd (GNFC) won the prestigious Golden Peacock Award in the category of Innovative Product/Service for pioneering a cashless township transformation model.
Kailash Satyarthi was awarded a Famous P C Chandra Puraskaar 2017
Nobel Price Winner Kailash Satyarthi was awarded the Famous P C Chandra Award.
National Panchayati Raj Diwas being observed
Every year April 24 is being observed as National Panchayati Raj Diwas across India. This day marks the passing of the Constitution (73rd Amendment) Act, 1992 that came into force with effect from 24 April 1993.