Arjuna Award and Ashoka Chakra Winners 2015-2016

Rajat Chauhan (archery), Lalita Babar (athletics), Sourav Kothari (billiards and snooker), Shiva Thapa (boxing), Ajinkya Rahane (cricket), Subrata Paul (football), Rani (hockey), VR Raghunath (hockey), Gurpreet Singh (shooting), Apurvi Chandela (shooting), Soumyajit Ghosh (table tennis), Vinesh (wrestling), Amit Kumar (wrestling), Sandeep Singh Mann More...

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Magnus Carlsen wins 2016 Chess Championship title Grandmaster Magnus Carlsen of Norway has won the 2016 World Chess Championship for the third consecutive time. He retained the title after defeating Sergey Karjakin More...

By admin On Monday, June 20th, 2016
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All about Ashoka Chakra award

  The Ashoka Chakra (alternative spelling: Ashok Chakra) is India’s highest peacetime military decoration awarded for valor, courageous action or self-sacrifice away from the battlefield. It is the peace More...

By admin On Monday, January 18th, 2016
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Anuradha Roy has won the on the prestigious $50,000 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature

Colombo : Indian writer Anuradha Roy has won the on the prestigious $50,000 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature for her novel ‘Sleeping on Jupiter’. She was awarded with prize and a unique trophy by Sri Lankan More...

By admin On Sunday, January 17th, 2016
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Central Banker of the Year Award goes to RBI Governor Dr.Raghuram Rajan

Award for Dr.Raghuram Rajan: RBI Governor Dr.Raghuram Rajan was conferred with the “Central Banker of the Year Award (Global and Asia Pacific) region. The award was given by the Financial Times Group’s More...

By admin On Sunday, January 17th, 2016
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Priyanka Chopra the first Indian to win a People’s Choice Awards

  Priyanka Chopra has won the Favourite Actress in a New TV series award at the People’s Choice Awards 2016 for her leading role in American TV thriller series ‘Quantico’. She is the first South Asian actress More...

By admin On Saturday, October 24th, 2015
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Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has been awarded 2015 Confucius Peace Prize

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has been awarded 2015 Confucius Peace Prize by China. The Prize is dubbed as Chinese equivalent of the Nobel Peace Prize. He has been chosen for this edition of prize for his More...

By admin On Thursday, October 8th, 2015
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Svetlana Alexievich wins 2015 Nobel prize in literature

Swedish Academy praises Belarusian writer’s work as a ‘monument to suffering in our time’ Svetlana Alexievich, the Belarusian writer whose oral histories have recorded thousands of individual voices to map More...

By Sebin Thomas On Thursday, July 16th, 2015
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Whitley Award (Green Oscar)

Pune-based ornithologist Pramod Patil has won with the prestigious Whitley Award, popularly known as the ‘Green Oscar’ for his work on the conservation of the Great Indian Bustard. He bagged the prize along More...

By Sebin Thomas On Thursday, July 16th, 2015
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Winners of the toisa awards 2015

  TOISA Awards 2015 The winners of the first Times of India Sports Awards are: Sportsperson of the Year: Jitu Rai Youth Icon: Saina Nehwal Lifetime Achievement Award: Milkha Singh Cricket: Harmanpreet Kaur More...

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