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Jhumpa Lahiri selected for 2014 National Humanities Medal

Indian-American Pulitzer Prize winner Jhumpa Lahiri has been selected for the prestigious 2014 National Humanities Medal of White House. She has been selected for this award for enlarging the human story and will be presented with it by US President Barack Obama. The award also recognizes her fictional works which have illuminated the Indian-American experience ..

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Haryana Government wins Skoch Order-of-Merit National award for implementing e-governance, IT

Haryana Government has won the Skoch Order-of-Merit national award  for implementing 6 e-Governance and IT initiatives in the state. It was announced by Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar in the state Assembly on the second day of the monsoon session. The award will be presented to the state government on 22-23 September, 2015. Haryana Government ..

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India wins UNESCO Award for conserving Sree Vadakkunnathan Temple in Kerala

India has won the UNESCO prize ‘Award of Excellence’ 2015 for the conservation efforts of the Sree Vadakkunnathan Temple in Kerala. The top award was given in the Asia Pacific Heritage Award for Cultural Heritage Conservation. This award recognises the conservation effort of sacred sites and its tangible attributes with conservation techniques emphasising on architecture ..

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Punjab Government wins award for achievement in rooftop solar power output

Punjab Government has won first award in the category of highest capacity addition in grid connected solar rooftop power in the country during the financial year 2014-15. It is one of 5 awards won by Punjab New and Renewable Energy Department (PNRED) for outstanding performance in the various fields of Renewable Energy and Power Generation. ..

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National Sports Awards for 2014-15

President Pranab Mukherjee presented the Nation Sports Awards in various categories at a function held at Rashtrapati Bhavan on August 29, 2015 on the eve of National Sports Day. Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award Sania Mirza– In recognition of her outstanding achievements in game of Tennis. Presently she is ranked no 1 women’s player in ..

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