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News 21 - Ajinkya Rahane, Rohit Sharma conferred with the Arjuna Award Sports Minister Vijay Goel conferred Arjuna Awards on cricketers Rohit Sharma and Ajinkya Rahane at a function in New Delhi.
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90 lakhs for the Rio Paralympics 2016 Medal Winners have been announced by Shri Thawaarchand Gehlot, who is the Minister of Social Justice Empowerment under the Awareness Generation and Publicity (AGP) scheme.The previous Tamil Ratna awardees include Oscar Winning composer AR Rahman and movie director Bharathi Raja.News 15 - Mumbai-based writer wins FON South Asia Short Story Award Mumbai-based writer Meghna Pant is the winner of Kumaon Literary Festival's FON (Fellows of Nature) South Asia Short Story Award in Nature Writing in October for her short story "People of the Sun.".Russia's Yulia Peresild reward it support mother day gift ideas for teachers received the Best Actress Award for The Battle for Sevastopol.The 22nd Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra Award Festival concluded at the Rabindra Mandap auditorium with the presentation of the prestigious awards.Tannishtha shared the Best Actor (Female) Award for her portrayal of a teacher in "Rough Book".He is an alumni of IIT Kanpur and The Stanford University and now works at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).It actively promotes literacy and continuing education through a range of programs for children and adults particularly targeting women and girls in rural areas and from minority tribes.
News 13 - eliang receives Pangkor Dialogue Award in Malaysia Nagaland Chief Minister TR Zeliang received Pangkor Dialogue Award 2016 at Ipoh city in Malaysia for the efforts made by the people of the State for Environmental Preservation and Promotion.
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News 3 - Kiran Mazumdar Shaw appointed Knight of the National Order of the French Legion of Honour.Over the conference this years prizes went to projects advancing literacy and skills development from Iran, Afghanistan, Nigeria, Spain and Uruguay.Other winners this year include composer Philip Glass, actress and singer Audra McDonald, author Sandra Cisneros and painter Jack Whitten.Government to artists and arts patrons.Kannada film Thithi was conferred the Best Film award at the closing ceremony of the 1st brics Film Festival in New Delhi.Other notable winners are: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series Julia Louis-Dreyfus as President Selina Meyer on Veep.News 14 - Indian-origin scientist Ramesh Raskar bagged the Lemelson-MIT Prize An Indian-origin scientist, Ramesh Raskar has bagged the prestigious Lemelson-MIT Prize worth 5 lakh US dollars for his groundbreaking inventions to create solutions to improve lives globally.Nawazuddin won the Best Actor (Male) award for bringing alive the struggle of real life hero Dashrath Manjhi in Manjhi The Mountain Man.News 19 - Indian-American Abraham Verghese selected for the prestigious 2015 National Humanities Medal Indian-American physician-author Abraham Verghese has been selected for the prestigious 2015 National Humanities Medal to be awarded by the White House.The award is instituted by a socio-cultural and educational organization Priyadarshini Academy and given to personalities and organizations for contribution in their respective fields.