05 Mar 2014
Washington: Laxmi, an acid attack victim and a standard-bearer for the movement to end acid attacks in India, was on Tuesday honoured in US with the prestigious International Women of Courage Award.
04 Mar 2014
Washington: Laxmi, a ‘Stop Acid Attacks’ campaigner from India, is one of the ten extraordinary women from 10 countries who will be bestowed with the 2014 Secretary of State's International Women of Courage Award on Tuesday.
28 Feb 2014
London: Veteran NRI broadcaster Mahendra Kaul, who is popularly known as the ‘Curry King’ in UK, was honoured with the Community Service Award at House of Commons in London.
21 Nov 2013
Washington: Pulitzer Prize winning Indian-American author Jhumpa Lahiri's new novel, "The Lowland" failed to win the 2013 US National Book Award in fiction losing out to author James McBride.
11 Oct 2013
United Nations: A young man from India is among 10 people from around the world selected for a prestigious United Nations award in recognition of their work as entrepreneurs and use of technology to change the world.
18 Oct 2013
London: A 14-year-old Indian boy was named the Young Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2013 for his image of newly-hatched crocodiles basking in the sun on their mother's head.
17 Sep 2013
London: Pakistani schoolgirl and education rights campaigner Malala Yousafzai and American singer, human rights and social justice activist Harry Belafonte were on Tuesday named as joint recipients of Amnesty International’s Ambassador of Conscience Award for 2013.
01 Nov 2013
United Nations: Three Indian enterprises are among 34 awarded by the United Nations for their contribution in promoting sustainable development.
19 Oct 2013
Washington: After losing out on the Man Booker Prize, Indian-American author Jhumpa Lahiri has made it to the finals of the 2013 US National Book Award in fiction for her new novel, ‘The Lowland’.
18 Sep 2013
London: Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani teen activist shot in the head by the Taliban for campaigning for girls' education in 2012, has received the highest honour conferred by rights group Amnesty International.