AWARDS AND HONOURS


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Jailed Egyptian Novelist Ahmed Naji to receive PEN/Barbey Freedom to Write Award
Ranveer Singh honoured as “Maharashtrian of The Year”
PM Narendra Modi conferred Saudi Arabia’s highest civilian honour
Swift wins 4 awards at iHeartRadio Music Awards
President to present National Geoscience Awards 2014
Nita Ambani most powerful businesswoman in Asia: Forbes
PM Narendra Modi still topper among the Indian middle class: ET-TNS survey
Vishwanathan Anand to be honoured with Hridaynath Mangeshkar Award
CSIR Features in the Thomson Reuters Top 50 Indian Innovator Companies
Fallout 4 wins Game of the Year award at Baftas
Mother Teresa conferred with Founder’s Award
Priyadarshini Chatterjee crowned Miss India 2016
Priyanka to get Phalke Film Foundation’s Award
Leonardo named best actor at MTV Movie Awards
Awards and Honours:
Cafe installs 600kg Rajinikanth chocolate statue
US Democratic Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has won the ‘Time 100’ poll for the Time Magazine’s annual most influential people list
Indian-South African judge Navaneetham Pillay bags top French honour
IIT- Kharagpur wins National IP Award
Khadija Ismayilova selected for 2016 UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize
Priyanka Chopra to be conferred with Dadasaheb Phalke Film Foundation Award 2016
Rajinikanth, Sania, Priyanka get Padma awards
Varanasi Kathak dancer Soni Chaurasiya has broken the world record of longest dance performance by continuously dancing for 123 hours and 30 minutes.
United States tops Global Connectivity Index 2016
President presents Padma awards to 56 eminent personalities
AishwaryaRaiBachchan won Global Indian of the Year 2016 award
Ex-army chief JJ Singh gets highest French civilian honour
Padma Sachdev selected for Saraswati Samman 2015
Indian government ranks Ministers on their Twitter performance, The Foreign Minister of India Sushma Swaraj has topped these rankings,Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu placed on 2nd position.
3 Indians on Forbes Global Game Changers list
Delhi among top 50 future-ready cities of world
T N Ninan gets Mumbai Press Club’s lifetime achievement award
New York Mayor declares April 14 as ‘Bindeshwar Pathak Day’
President Pranab Mukherjee presents Hindi Sevi Samman for 2012-14
Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams bag top honours at Laureus World Sports awards
Chinese professor Ge Fuping honoured with George Grierson prize for promoting Hindi
Indian diplomat Amitav Banerji honoured by Cyprus
Hollywood actress Jennifer Aniston named ‘World’s Most Beautiful Woman’
Modi’s wax figure installed at Madame Tussauds Museum in London
Mahatma’s granddaughter Tara Gandhi Bhattacharjee gets French honour
Google India awarded ‘most attractive employer’ in India, in Randstad Award 2016
TCS in UK’s Times Top 50 employers for women list
Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg in TIME’s 100 most influential people
North Korea’s Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un has been named in TIME Magazine’s list of the world’s 100 most influential people
Flipkart’s Co-founders Sachin and Binny Bansal have been featured in the list of TIME’s 100 most influential people released
6 Indians in TIME’s 100 most influential people
Anti Slavery Crusader Harriet Tubman to be first African-American on US Dollar
Indian documentary wins bronze medal New York Festivals
Radhika Apte wins best actress award at Tribeca Festival
Dadasaheb Phalke Foundation to award Bajpayee
TIME releases 100 Most Influential Animals list
Sony announces World Photography Awards winners
Pathankot operation dog Rocket may receive award
Google launches its first Google Play Awards
Kendra Sangeet Natak Akademi Samman for 3 Odiya artists
Jeetendra, Ranveer win Dinanath Mangeshkar Award
Street in Switzerland named after Roger Federer
India-born Reuben brothers top UK rich list
Murray’s Cromlix most luxurious Scottish hotel
Ram Rahim gets Dadasaheb Phalke Foundation award
Indian Institute of Technology Scholar K Ashok Kumar wins International Award on Plant Nutrition
Hollywood Actor George Clooney awards new humanitarian prize to Burundi Orphanage Founder
New Zealand’s $5 bill named best banknote of ’15
RedInk award for T N Ninan
Jagendra Singh gets press club award for bravery in Journalism
Pakistan radio journalist Misha Euceph selected for prestigious WHCA scholarship
Sudarsan Pattnaik bags gold medal at Sculpture Championship in Moscow
Indian Institute of Management Calcutta Acquires EQUIS Accreditation
Mongolia confers highest civilian honour on two Indians
Swat activist Tabassum Adnan wins 2016 Nelson Mandela Award
Politician NK Singh gets Japan’s prestigious national Award
Sonam 1st Bollywood celebrity to launch own app.