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.
09 May 2014
Houston: Indian-American cardiologist Mitul Kadakia has been granted the 2014 Gregory Braden Memorial Fellow of the Year Award by the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions Foundation.
05 May 2014
Boston (US): Ex-President George HW Bush has been honoured with a Kennedy ‘courage’ award for agreeing during his presidential term to raise taxes to confront a spiraling budget deficit.
21 Mar 2014
Tokyo: India and Singapore have won the 2014 edition of UN-Water's ‘Water for Life Best Practices Award’ for their sustainable practices of water resources.
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.
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.
30 Jun 2011
President Barack Obama has compared himself to Barcelona striker Lionel Messi at a White House awards ceremony.
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.
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.