Punjab Gov won award for achievement in rooftop solar power output by Piyush Goyal, Union Minister of State for Power, Coal and New and Renewable Energy.
UNESCO prize ‘Award of Excellence’ 2015- Asia Pacific Heritage Award for Cultural Heritage Conservation to Sree Vadakkunnathan Temple, Thrissur.
UNESCO’s “Award of Merit” to Sino-Portuguese former residence of a Thai aristocrat.
Obama presents the National Humanities Medal to Indian-American Jhumpa Lahiri.
Haryana wins the Skoch Order-of-Merit National Award for e-governance and IT initiatives-163 e-Governance services.
The prestigious Seacology Prize to be awarded to seaweed collector M Lakshmi(1st Indian Woman) for her contribution in conversing the marine resources and cultural traditions of Chinnapalam.
Maharaj Sayyajirao Bhasha(Founder) Samman introduced by Bank of Baroda for creating awareness and spreading Hindi .
National Literacy Award is given to three districts for implementation of the Total Literacy Campaign (TLC), Post Literacy Programme (PLP) and Continuing Education Programme (CEP)-Bastar, Chhattisgarh, Haveri in Karnataka,Dharampuri in Tamil Nadu and the Gram Panchayat of Girod.
15yr-old prodigy K Vilasini is a holder of 5 world records, including the highest IQ and IELTS (International English Language Testing System).
A nine-year-old, Indian-origin Anirudh Kathirvel, crowned champion of “The Great Australian Spelling Bee Contest”.
Veteran actor Anupam Kher presented with the “Honoured Guest” award by the U.S. state of Texas for his contribution to cinema and art.
President Pranab Mukherjee conferred the Gandhi Peace Prize 2014 to Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) – ISRO Chairman A S Kiran Kumar
Royal Aeronautical Society honoured Dr G Satheesh Reddy with Silver Medal for work contributing to major advances or contributions in aerospace
Venezuelan film From Afar (Desde Alla) won top award The Golden Lion prize at the Venice film festival and became the first ever Latin American film.
Rajeev Bansal,Manmohan Agarwal,Kush Puri – 3 members of Indian Industries Association (IIA) receive awards at the 10th Asia Brand Ceremony or Oscars of Industry Awards organized by the Asia Brand Association.
President of India presents Rajbhasha awards on the occasion of Hindi Divas to SK Biswas, Director (Personnel), THDCIL.
Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina recognised with “United Nations Champions of the Earth award” her initiatives to address climate change.
CEO Swetha Prabhakaran(among 11) won Champions of Change award by the White House for empowering the community by imparting Internet coding.
Indian-origin British author Sunjeev Sahota was shortlisted for the prestigious Man Booker Prize for Fiction for 2015 -novel “The Year of the Runaways”.
Afghan refugee Aqeela Asifi won 2015 UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award – October 5th in Geneva.
Press Freedom Awards
Zulkiflee Anwar Ulhaque – Malaysia
Candido Figueredo Ruiz – Paraguay
Zone 9 bloggers – Ethiopia
Former West Indies captain Shivnarine Chanderpaul awarded with the Icon Award by the Indo-Caribbean Alliance in a ceremony held in Flushing, New York.
Indian Amateur boxer Mandeep Jangra received the Arjuna Award from the Sports Minister, Sarbananda Sonawal.
Actor, Anupam Kher gets Certificate of Recognition from the California legislature for his dedicated efforts to the community of 500,000 Kashmiri Hindus.
Marathi film ‘Court’ selected as India’s official entry under Best Foreign Film Category to the 88th Academy Awards, 2016.
Hindi writer Dr Kamal Kishore Goenka conferred with 24th Vyaas Samman for the year 2014 for ‘Premchand ki Kahaniyon ka Kaal Kramanusaar Adhyayan’ by KK Birla Foundation.
Konte Venkata Narayana, CMD of TSNPDCL has received the prestigious ‘Skoch Order-of-Merit Award’ at the 41st Skoch Summit held in New Delhi
Lalita Prasida Sripada Srisai from Odisha wins ‘Community Impact Award’ at the prestigious Google Science Fair in California. – bio absorbent based water purifier.
Gaia Vince becomes 1st woman to win Royal Society Winton Prize National Cadet Corps enters Limca Book of Records for the largest Yoga performance concurrently by NCC at multiple venues on International Day of Yoga on 21st June 2015.
Indian-Singaporean doctor Dr Uma Rajan won tabla! Community Champion Award by Indranee Rajah, the Minister of State for Law and Education, Singapore.
Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio receive Screen Actors Guild’s Actors Inspiration Award at 30th Anniversary Celebration of SAG will be held in Beverly Hills November.
Harsh Vardhan, Minister of Science and Technology announced prestigious Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar award
Field Of Earth, Atmosphere, Ocean And Planetary Sciences :Jyotiranjan Srichandan Ray
Field Of Engineering Science : Yogesh Joshi
Field Of Mathematical Sciences : Ritabrata Munshi and K Sandeep
Field Of Medical Science Category : Vidita Vaidya
Field Of Physical Science Category : Bedangadas Mohanty and Mandar Deshmukh
Field Of Chemical Science Category : D Srinivasa Reddy and Pradyut Ghosh
Mathematician Jacob Tsimerman conferred with SASTRA Ramanujan Prize 2015.
Actor Shashi Kapoor honoured with lifetime achievement award at 6th Jagran Film Festival in Mumbai.
Veteran Russian Activist Wins Vaclav Havel Human Rights Prize by Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) President Anne Brasseur.
Porter Prize 2015
Porter Prize for Leveraging Unique Activities – JSW Steel
Porter Prize on Industry Architectural Shift – Mahindra Rural Housing and Finance
Porter Prize on Exploiting Tradeoffs – Abbott India
Porter Prize for Creating Distinctive Value- DHL
Porter Prize for Value Based Healthcare – Apollo
Porter Prize on Creating Shared Value – Jain Irrigation and JSW Group
Porter Prize for Enabling Social Progress – Reliance Foundation
Porter Prize for Excellence in Corporate Integration & Governance – Tata Power
Indo-British van driver Dee Patel honoured with Pride of Britain Award – he risked his life to save others.
Indo-American Kartik Chandran an environmental engineer conferred with 2015 MacArthur Fellow, his area is treatment of wastewater by transferring it into useful resources.
Sprinter Machettira Raju Poovamma (Athletics) and Wrester Babita Kumari honoured with Arjuna Award 2015 by Minister of State for Youth affairs and Sports Shri Sarbananda Sonowal in New Delhi.
Pranab Mukherjee presented National Tourism Awards for 2013-14 at a function held at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi – Tourism Minister – Mahesh Sharma – Gujarat(4 awards)
Minister of State for Labour & Employment (Independent Charge) Shri Bandaru Dattatreya presented Vishwakarma Rashtriya Puraskar (VRP) and National Safety Awards (NSA),2013 – 28 award winners out of a total of 193 applications.
Thiruvananthapuram City Road Improvement Project (TCRIP) conferred the Global Road Achievement Award (GRAA) 2015 by the International Road Federation (IRF)
Eminent Urdu Scholar Shamim Hanfi received Jnangarima Manad Alankaran award by Bharatiya Jnanpith.