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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
30 Jun 2011
President Barack Obama has compared himself to Barcelona striker Lionel Messi at a White House awards ceremony.