Category: Awards and Honours

This section is related to awards and honours given to people from different areas under various award categories like Bharat Ratna, Padma Awards, Arjuna Awards, Dronacharya and many other in different categories.

Manushi Chhillar Honoured with Indian of the year special achievement award

Miss World 2017 Manushi Chhillar has been honoured with the Special Achievement Award as Indian of the year. She was given the award by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and Virat Kohl. This was the 11th edition of the Indian of the Year Awards that was held in New Delhi. The awards are presented and organized […]

Manushi Chhillar wins Miss World, India level with Venezuela after 6th crown

Twenty Years old Manushi Chhillar from Haryana made India proud at world level as she became Miss World 2017 at a glitzy event in a Chinese resort on Saturday. With this India levels with Venezuela in terms of most number of Miss World winners by any country. Now both India and Venezuela has 6 Miss […]

Indian Origin Couple Bags Top US Award for HIV-AIDS Research

Indian origin couple Salim Abdool Karim and Quarraisha Abdool Karim were honoured with US Award for HIV-AIDS Research by the Institute of Human Virology (IHV) in Baltimore, US for their valuable contribution for HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment. Both have been doing special research for searching innovative ways that could help prevention of HIV among women. […]

Environmental scientist Hans Joachim Schellnhuber receives Blue Planet Prize

Hans Joachim Schellnhuber – Environmental scientist got Blue Planet Prize, which is one of the most prestigious award of the world in the field of environmental science. The prize along with prize money of 50 million yen was given to Schellnhuber by Asahi Glass Foundation in the presence of Japan’s Imperial Prince and Princess. Hans […]

Reserve Bank of India introduced Rs 100 Coin to mark MG Ramachandran’s birth centenary

Rs 100 coin by RBI

Finance ministry of India has released a notification to issue coin of value 100 rupees to honor AIADMK founder Late Dr. M G Ramachandran on the occassion of his 100th birth anniversary and renowned Carnatic singer Dr MS Subbulakshmi. Rs.100 coin will be issued for the first time in the history of Indian currency. A […]

Walled City of Ahmedabad gets World Heritage City Certificate By UNESCO

Walled city of Ahmedabad gets World Heritage Status

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) certified Walled City of Ahmedabad as world heritage city. With this announcement this 600 years old became India’s first city to get world heritage city status by UNESCO and overall third city of Asia. The certificate was received by Chief Minister of Gujarat Vijay Rupani at Gandhinagar. […]

Priyanka Chopra chosen brand ambassador of skill India campaign

priyanka chopra former miss world became skill India brand ambassador

Former miss world and actress Priyanka Chopra has been chosen as brand ambassador of Government’s skill India campaign. She will use her stardom to motivate young generation of India to participate in this unique skills development programme and to improve their abilities. This skill India campaign was introduced in 2015 by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. […]

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