20 May 2015
London: Hungarian author Laszlo Krasznahorkai has won Britain's prestigious Man Booker International prize for his achievement in fiction as he edged out India's Amitav Ghosh and eight others to bag the top literary award.
18 May 2015
Houston: An 44-year-old Indian-American policeman has been awarded the prestigious "Top Civilian Supervisor of the Year" award for his efficient services to the Houston Police department in the US state of Texas.
16 May 2015
Washington: An 18-year-old Indian-American boy has won the prestigious Intel Foundation Young Scientist Award in US for inventing a device that quickly shuts down undersea oil spills. Karan Jerath of Friendswood, Texas, claimed USD 50,000 top prize on Friday at this year's Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (IISEF).
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.
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.
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.