Jharkhand  /  Published 03.07.20

Diana Award for brave child rescuer

Freed from the shackles of child labour in 2010, a tribal man from Jharkhand’s Giridih went on to win the prestigious 2020 Diana Award in recognition of his efforts to bring positive and sustain...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

India  /  Published 07.06.20

Dawkins prize

Lyricist Javed Akhtar has become the first Indian to be named the recipient of the Richard Dawkins Award, named after the renowned evolutionary biologist.Akhtar has been given the honour for critical ...
By PTI in Mumbai

Sports  /  Published 30.05.20

Rohit for Khel Ratna

Rohit Sharma has been nominated for the prestigious Khel Ratna award by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for his stupendous performance in 2019. Team India’s limited-overs vice-capta...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 23.04.20

Teacher faces FIRs over slur

Multiple FIRs have been filed against a college teacher in Assam for allegedly trying to defame Sahitya Akademi Award winning writer and former Asam Sahitya Sabha president Syed Abdul Malik by uploadi...
By Neelim Akash Kashyap in Nalbari

North East  /  Published 24.02.20

Project awards

Five innovative schemes and projects, initiated by the Hailakandi administration, have been selected for nominations for SKOCH Award. These are Akanksha, Seetalpati diversification, Amla-Gur candy (Po...
By Satananda Bhattacharjee in Hailakandi

North East  /  Published 12.02.20

Braveheart with heart of gold

Caroline Malsawmtluangi, an 11-year-old from Aizawl, who got the national bravery award for saving a minor girl from being abducted, shared half of the cash award received with the rescued minor.She w...
By Henry L. Khojol in Aizawl

West Bengal  /  Published 30.01.20

Artist gets state award for autobiography

Ganesh Haloi, renowned artist and resident of AE Block, received the Manojmohan Basu Smarak Samman at the Literature Festival and Little Magazine Fair, organised by Paschimbanga Bangla Akademi. At a p...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in

Jharkhand  /  Published 29.01.20

Two-day lit meet to start in February

Ruskin Bond is expected to enthral audiences once again at the third edition of Jharkhand Literary Meet to be held at Audrey House, the usual venue, in Ranchi on February 1 and 2.According to a schedu...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

India  /  Published 16.01.20

J&K forfeits arrested DSP's gallantry medal

 The Jammu and Kashmir administration has 'forfeited' the Sher-e-Kashmir Police Medal for Gallantry awarded to deputy superintendent of police Davinder Singh, who has been arrested for helping te...
By PTI in Srinagar

World  /  Published 07.01.20

Indian wins UK award

Jasbinder Bilan, a schoolteacher who writes in her spare time, has won the Costa Children’s Book Award for Asha & The Spirit Bird, a tale set in the Himalayan foothills where the author was born...
By Amit Roy in London


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