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Teesta-V Power Station, Sikkim conferred with ‘Blue Planet Prize’

NHPC’s 510 MW Teesta-V Power Station located in the Himalayan State of Sikkim has been conferred with the prestigious Blue Planet Prize by International Hydropower Association (IHA), a London based non-profit membership association operating in 120 countries.


2021 Goalkeepers Global Goals Awards

The Goalkeepers Global Goals Award Winners are an annual recognition of remarkable individuals taking action to help achieve the Global Goals by 2030.


GeM wins CIPS Award 2021

India’s Government e Marketplace (GeM) has won the CIPS Excellence in Procurement Awards 2021 (CIPS Awards) in the "Best Use of Digital Technology" category.


NIOS wins UNESCO King Sejong Literacy Prize 2021

The National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) of India won the prestigious UNESCO King Sejong Literacy Prize 2021 for 'enabling education of persons with disabilities through technology-enabled inclusive learning materials, ...

Women’s Prize for Fiction 2021

British author Susanna Clarke won the Women’s Prize for Fiction 2021 for her novel ‘Piranesi’.The Women's Prize for Fiction is one of the United Kingdom's most prestigious literary prizes.It is ...

Ramon Magsaysay Awards 2021

Asia’s highest honour - Ramon Magsaysay Awards 2021 was announced on 31 August 2021.Five persons will receive this year’s Ramon Magsaysay Award — regarded as the Asian version of the ...

Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award renamed after Major Dhyan Chand

After the “exceptional performance” of the men and women hockey teams in the Tokyo Olympics, on 6th August 2021, the Govt. has renamed the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award, the ...

National Logistics Excellence Awards Launched

With a view to turn the spotlight on the logistics sector, the Government on 19th July 2021 announced the launch of National Logistics Excellence Awards. The awards are in two ...

UNDP Equator Prize 2021

The Equator Prize, organized by the Equator Initiative within the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is awarded biennially to recognize community efforts to reduce poverty through the conservation and sustainable ...

Olympic Laurel Award to Muhammad Yunus

The Nobel Peace Prize (2006) winner Muhammad Yunus will be honoured with the 2nd Olympic Laurel Award on the opening day of the Tokyo Olympics on July 23, 2021.He will ...

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