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‘Infosys Prize 2019’ given to Six Leading Achievers

The six winners of Infosys Prize 2019 were felicitated with a pure gold medal, a citation and prize money of USD 100,000, which were presented by Bharat Ratna & Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Science 1998 winner, Prof. Amartya Kumar Sen on Tuesday, 7th January 2020 at Bengaluru.  First awarded in the year 2008, the ..

Sahitya Akademi Award 2019

The Sahitya Akademi Award is a literary honour, which is conferred by India’s National Academy of Letters, Sahitya Akademi annually to writers of the most outstanding books of literary merit published in any of the 24 listed languages(22 languages as listed under the Eighth Schedule of the Indian Constitution and 2 other languages recognized by ..

President of India presents Visitor’s Awards 2019

The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind hosted a Conference of all Central Universities Vice-Chancellors, Directors of Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research and the Indian Institute of Science (IIS), Bengaluru on Tuesday, 17th December 2019 at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi. The President of India presented the 5th Visitor’s Award during the inaugural ..

Union Rural Development Ministry selects Jammu and Kashmir for National Award

The newly formed Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir has achieved the highest road length under the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana, among all the states and union territories in India. A total of 11,400 Km covering 1,838 habitations have been covered under the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana in Jammu and Kashmir. The Union ..

Amitabha Bagchi’s ‘Half the Night is Gone’ wins DSC Prize 2019

Indian author Amitabha Bagchi has won the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature 2019 for his novel ‘Half the Night is Gone’. The jury headed by Harish Trivedi, declared Amitabha as the winner on Monday, December 16th during the concluding day of the Nepal Literature Festival in Pokhara, and was awarded by the Nepalese Foreign ..