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.

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. […]

Palwinder kaur shergill appointed as Judge of supreme court in Canada

Palbinder Kaur Shergil- First Sikh woman Supreme court Judge

Palwinder kaur shergill of Indian origin has been appointed as the Judge of supreme court in Canada, a proud moment for all Indians. She has become the first Turbaned Sikh woman to be appointed to this prestigious post. Her appointment was announced by Attorney general of Canada Jody Wilson-Raybould on Friday. She is going to […]

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