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Athlete Neeraj Chopra Awarded Rs.10 Lakh Prize for IAAF Record

Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra was given Rs.10 lak award for creating world record on way to the gold in the IAAF world Under -20 athletics Championship at Bydgoszcz, Poland on Saturday. Neeraj Chopra’s 86.48 m effort gave India its first World record and the country’s first ever gold in any World Athletics Championship. Minister of State for Youth Affairs and ...

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ISRO Gets NIQR-GKD Award for Outstanding Performance

Indian space agency ISRO has received the award for Outstanding Organisation-2016 from National Institution for Quality & Reliability (NIQR) at the 15th NIQR National Convention held in Chennai. As part of quality promotion activity NIQR recognises Organisations for their outstanding contribution to the practice of Total Quality in all their activities and gives away awards during the Convention. ISRO was ...

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Is Kanhaiya Kumar arrest the last one by BS Bassi before retirement?

Why did Delhi Police turned over-enthusiastic to arrest JNUSU leader Kanhaiya Kumar that too under sedition charges when the lad was repeatedly seen on all TV channels that he never raised any anti-India slogans and was sworn to Indian Constitution? Latest media reports, one by CNN-IBN quoting sources said that BS Bassi, Delhi Police chief is eyeing the post of ...

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JNUSU Leader’s Hearing Now on Feb 22 as Lawyers Clash Again Outside Court

Following the outrageous incident of lawyers beating JNU students, teachers and some press persons inside the courtroom on Monday with the police being mute witness to the drama, the Supreme Court has issued strict guidelines on restricting entry of persons, including lawyers when JNUSU President Kanhaiya Kumar will be presented before the judges today. But it proved futile and the ...

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Home Minister presents Padma Vibhushan to veteran actor Dilip Kumar

Padma Vibhushan, the highest civilian award after Bharat Ratna, was presented to veteran actor Dileep Kumar (Mohammad Yusuf Khan) as was announced on the Republic Day of 2015 for his exceptional and distinguished service. Dilip Kumar was to receive the Padma Vibhushan at a ceremonial function at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on April 8, 2015 in New Delhi, but he could ...

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Smart Campaign Recognizes 5 MFIs at Inclusive Finance Summit 2015

The Smart Campaign, a global movement to embed client-protection principles in microfinance institutions worldwide, on Tuesday recognized five Indian financial institutions with Smart Certification, acknowledging their high standards of client care. The five are Arohan, Grameen Koota, Janalakshmi, Sonata and Utkarsh. This is the third year in a row that the Campaign has recognized Smart-Certified Indian institutions at the annual ...

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Indian Teenagers Miss 2015 ‘America’s Top Young Scientist’ Award

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The 2015 Discovery’s Award for ‘America’s Top Young Scientist’ has gone to a 15-year-old student Hannah Herbst for deveoping a prototype that provides stable power from ocean currents, though five Indian teenagers made it to the finalists. Last year, the award went to Sahil Doshi. The 2015 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge had 5 Indian-origin students among the top ...

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Devas Row: ISRO arm Antrix to Cough up $672 Million in Damages

The decade-old controversy between Antrix, the commercial arm of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and its client Davas Multimedia Pvt. Ltd has come to an end with the International Tribunal awarding the latter a damage of $672 Million, which will prove costlier than expected for the space agency which is known for its budget-savy payloads to space including MOM ...

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Cannes Film Festival 2015 Kicks Off: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan Yet to Walk on Red Carpet

2015 Cannes Film Festival began on Wednesday with 35,000 film personalities and professionals and over 4,000 international journalists coming together for the world’s biggest film event at Cannes in France. Famous in India, Cannes Festival denotes the featured appearance of Bollywood idol Aishwarya Rai Bachchan every year and in 2014 she appeared along with her daugher Aaradhya Bachchan too. It ...

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India team wins two awards at NASA Rover Challenge 2015

Mumbai’s SVKM’s NMIMS Mukesh Patel School of Technology, Management & Engineering has won two prizes at the NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge was held April 17-18 at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama. In addition, the team also won the safety system award in university division whiel the spirit award was for its overall team energy enthusiasm and camraderie. In ...

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Vajpayee Conferred Bharat Ratna Finally

Former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee was on Friday conferred with the Bharat Ratna, India’s highest civilian honour, by President Pranab Mukherjee in a brief ceremony at his home here attended by the country’s leadership. The president, in a break from protocol, arrived at Vajpayee’s 6, Krishna Menon Marg residence here to confer the top honour on the nonagenarian Bharatiya ...

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Delhi Holds Sustainable Development Summit Ahead of UN Event

The award was presented to the Former President of European Commission & Former Prime Minister of Portugal Dr José Manuel Durão Barroso by Mr Suresh Prabhu, Hon’ble Minister for Railways, India and Dr R K Pachauri, Director-General, TERI & Chairman, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change The 3-day 15th Sustainable Development Summit was held at the country level in New Delhi ...

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Mars Orbiter Mission Team Team Wins Space Pioneer Award

It is a proud moment for the Indian Space Research Organisation as India’s Mars Orbiter mission team has won the 2015 Space Pioneer Award on Tuesday, in the science and engineering category from National Space Society. The US based NSS, said in a statement, “This award will be presented to an ISRO representative during the National Space Society’s 2015 International ...

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Indian-American teens outshine others at Intel science talent semi-final round

As many as 73 Indian-Americans figure among 300 high school seniors named semifinalists in the Intel Science Talent Search 2015, America’s oldest and most prestigious pre-college science and math competition. The contest is designed to reward young scientists and to recognize the richness of how they contribute to improving and enriching everyday life. Each semifinalist receives a $1,000 award from ...

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BioAsia to Hold Healthcare Devthon in Hyderabad in January

BioAsia 2015 declared the Healthcare Devthon in Hyderabad with a focus on idea validation, design and rapid prototyping of technologies and solutions relevant to the life sciences and healthcare sector. It will be held as four phases in the months of January and February. BioAsia Healthcare Devthon is an initiative that will bring together healthcare experts, doctors, designers, engineers, technologists ...

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2014 International Icon of the Year Award Goes to Amitabh Bachchan

  Bollywood veteran and legend actor Amitabh Bachchan has been awarded the International Icon of the Year at the Sansui COLORS Stardust Awards in Mumbai and another veteran actress Asha Parekh was given the Lifetime Achievement award. The star-studded award ceremony, held on Sunday, was co-hosted by filmmaker Karan Johar and actor Riteish Deshmukh along with “Cocktail” star Saif Ali ...

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Kim Kardashian deserves ‘Rear of 2014’ award: Pippa Middleton

Duchess of Cambridge’s sister Pippa Middleton, whose derriere has been as talked about as that of American reality TV star Kim Kardashian, says their shapely curves are not at all comparable. Middleton has written an article for the August political weekly, The Spectator, in which she has drawn a comparison between her derriere with that of Kim, who recently posed ...

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Star CEO Uday Shankar named media industry Person of the Decade

The CEO of Star India, Uday Shankar, received the media industry’s Person of the Decade award on Friday from Maharashtra Governor C. Vidyasagar Rao at an event attended by top media, marketing and advertising professionals. [ALSO SEE: Uday Shankar pitches for Satyamev Jayate in NYC] Rao described Shankar’s journey from being a print journalist to heading a large media organization ...

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