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Former ISRO chairman A S Kiran Kumar has been conferred with France’s highest civilian award – Chevalier de l’Ordre national de la Lgion d’Honneur – for his contribution to India-France space cooperation. Throughout his career at the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), including as its chairman from 2015 to 2018, Kumar fostered the historic and ..
Topics: A. S. Kiran Kumar • Awards • Chevalier • Indian Space Research Organisation • Legion of Honour • Louis Stern • Military awards and decorations of France • Orders, decorations, and medals of France • Science and technology in India
Six grassroots environmental activists from around the world received prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize 2019. They were honored at award ceremony held at San Francisco Opera House in California, US where Al Gore former US Vice President and environmental activist presented keynote address. Goldman Environmental Prize 2019 winners Linda Garcia of US, rallied local communities to ..
Topics: Alberto Curamil • Alfred Brownell • Ana Colovic Lesoska • Awards • Bayarjargal Agvaantseren • Goldman Environmental Prize 2019 • Green Nobel Prize • Jacqueline Evans • Linda Garcia • Persons in News • Project Snow Leopard • United States
Richard Powers has been honoured with the 2019 Pulitzer Prize in fiction category for his innovative novel ‘The Overstory’, which shows us the world through the perspective of nature.
The International Day of Human Space Flight is observed every year on April 12 to mark the beginning of the space era for mankind, reaffirming the important contribution of space science and technology in achieving sustainable development goals and increasing the well-being of States and peoples, as well as ensuring the realization of their aspiration ..
On April 12, the Russia government announced its decision to confer the Order of St Andrew the Apostle – the highest state decoration of the country on Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The decoration is being given to Mr Modi for his exceptional services in promoting special and privileged strategic partnership between the Russian Federation and ..