24 Jan 2015
Islamabad: Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain has decided to confer Tamgha-i-Shujaat on 145 students and staff members of the Army Public School in Peshawar who were killed in a terrorist attack on December 16.
14 Jan 2015
Washington: ISRO's Mars Mission team has won the prestigious 2015 Space Pioneer Award in the science and engineering category in recognition of achieving the rare feat in its very first attempt.
29 Oct 2014
Stockholm: Girl's rights champion Malala Yousafzai, the youngest Nobel Peace Prize laureate in history, won the World's Children's Prize, after a global vote involving millions of children.
25 Sep 2014
London: Leading NRI businessmen G P Hinduja and S P Hinduja have been honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award in Business at a ceremony in the House of Lords.
22 Sep 2014
London: A leading NRI academic Sir Tejinder Singh Virdee, known for originating the concept and construction of Compact Muon Solenold that lead to the discovery of Higgs Boson, has won the 'Professional of the Year' award.
06 Nov 2014
London: Prime Minister David Cameron has exuded confidence that a British Asian would take on his role in the near future. "One day, I want to hear that title Prime Minister followed by a British Asian name," he said in his speech at the annual GG2 Leadership Awards here.
14 Oct 2014
United Nations: An Indian police inspector has been named recipient of a prestigious international female peacekeeper award by the UN's police division for her 'exceptional achievements' in her duty with UN mission in Afghanistan, including her efforts towards helping victims of sexual and gender-based violence.
03 Sep 2014
Washington: India-born scientist Dr Thomas John Colacot has won the American Chemical Society's ACS Award in Industrial Chemistry, one of the top honors in the field.Colacot, who studied at St Berchman's College, Changanacherry, Kerala and IIT, Chennai, is the first Indian to get the award in industrial chemistry.
04 Oct 2014
Washington: A 79-year-old Indian-American Stanford University professor is among 10 innovators to receive US National Medal of Science announced by President Barack Obama for their contribution to the field of science.
16 Oct 2014
Islamabad: Malala Yousafzai may have won the Nobel Peace Prize, but she remains an object of hate for many Pakistanis who view her as a Western agent on a mission to shame her country.