Category: Awards

Tata Power Solar bags Dun & Bradstreet award

    Tata Power Solar has won ‘Dun & Bradstreet – Everest Infra Awards 2017’ under Infrastructure Project category for commissioning India’s largest solar project under Domestic Content Requirement for NTPC at Anantapur in Andhra Pradesh. The 100-MW project is expected to generate nearly 160 million units (kWh) of energy per year and help offset

Krishna Sobti gets prestigious Jnanpith award 2017

  Eminent Hindi Litterateur Krishna Sobti has been awarded the 53rd Jnanpith Award for the year 2017 for her path-breaking contribution to Indian literature. Jnanpith is the highest literary award of the country. Born in 1925 iin Gujrat in Pakistan’s Punjab Province, Sobti (92) is known for experimenting with new writing styles and creating “bold”

Goa to hold Nobel Prize Series-India 2018

  The Goa government executed a trilateral Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Department of Bio-Technology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India (GoI) and Nobel Media, Sweden to hold the ‘Nobel Prize Series-India 2018 (Science Impacts Life)’ to be held from February 1-28 next year along with a month-long exhibition brought from Nobel

Marathali Battalions Honoured with Colours by Army Chief

  General Bipin Rawat, Chief of the Army Staff presented the President’s Colours to two Battalions of the MARATHA Light Infantry – 23 MARATHA Light Infantry and 24 MARATHA Light Infantry at the MARATHA Light Infantry Regimental Centre, Belgaum. Award of President’s Colours to a Battalion is an honour, bestowed upon in recognition of exceptional

South African Indian-origin couple wins top US award for AIDS research

  A globally-acclaimed South African Indian-origin researcher couple was honoured with a prestigious US award for their exceptional contributions in the field of HIV/AIDS. Professors Salim Abdool Karim and Quarraisha Abdool Karim received the award from the Institute for Human Virology (IHV) in Baltimore in the US. The award was presented to them by Robert

Bastar SP Sheikh Aarif Hussain honoured with IACP Award

  Bastar Superintendent of Police (SP) Sheikh Aarif Hussain has been awarded the prestigious International Association of Chief of Police (IACP) Award 2017 in Pennsylvania in the ‘Homeland Security’ category for his campaign ‘Amcho Bastar, Amcho Police’. International chiefs of Police -IACP organization is 126 years old organization of all the chiefs of police in

Vigilance Excellence Awards to be given during Vigilance Awareness Week, 2017

  The Vigilance Excellence Awards will be given during Vigilance Awareness Week, 2017. The awards would include a memento and a citation. Institution of Awards The Central Vigilance Commission as the apex integrity institution in the country has been tasked with exercising superintendence over the vigilance administration and implementing Government policies against corruption. To give

Alka Yagnik and Udit Narayan to get Lata Mangeshkar Award

  Noted music composers Usha Khanna, Bappi Lahiri, Anu Malik and playback singers Alka Yagnik and Udit Narayan have been selected for the Madhya Pradesh governments prestigious National Lata Mangeshkar Award. The artistes will be honoured for their contribution in the field of music composition and singing. The award, instituted in the honour of Mangeshkar,

Environmental scientist Schellnhuber receives Blue Planet Prize

  The world’s most prestigious award for pioneers in environmental science was given to Hans Joachim Schellnhuber in Tokyo. He is Director of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK), a member of the Leibniz Association. The Blue Planet Prize, coming along with 50 million yen, honors outstanding thinkers who help to meet challenges