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Young or old... age no bar for THESE Nobel winners

At the tender age of 17, Malala Yousafzai has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, making her the youngest ever Nobel Laureate. The 17-year-old girl was shot because she......

Indian in US army awarded for Afghan combat

A young Indian national, Mahesh Guda who came to the United States to pursue undergraduate studies, but half-way into his programme joined the US Army and was deployed in Afghanistan, has been......

When I met President Obama

Kavya Shivashankar, winner of the 2009 Scripps National Spelling Bee and the India Abroad Young Achiever Award, was invited to meet President Obama this month. When will I get to meet the......

Hamid Mir to get SAARC Lifetime Achievement Award

Foundation of SAARC (South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation) Writers and Literature have nominated Pakistani journalist and columnist of Hamid Mirfor the SAARC Lifetime......

'Asian Hero' Gautam Goswami is no more

Gautam Goswami, a 1991 batch IAS officer and winner of the prestigious Time Magazine's "Young Asian Achiever Award" died of pancreatic cancer at a private nursing home in Patnatoday, hospital......

Infosys Science Foundation honours winners

The Infosys Science Foundation on Tuesday awarded winners of the Infosys Prize 2011 in recognition of their outstanding achievements and contributions in scientific research.Former President A P J......

18 in finals of E&Y Entrepreneur of the Year Award

Eighteen industrialists have made it to the final round of the coveted Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award. An eight-member jury, chaired by M Damodaran, the former chairman of Sebi, IDBI......

Lakshmi Mittal is Entrepreneur of the Year

Non-Resident Indian steel tycoon Lakshmi Mittal has won this year's Asian Achievers Award for entrepreneurship for his outstanding achievement in the global steel industry where his company has......

Harvard award for Rahul Bajaj

Rahul Bajaj, Chairman, Bajaj Auto Ltd, has been conferred with the Alumni Achievement Award by the Harvard Business School from where he obtained his MBA degree in 1964.The award was given at a......

16-year-old bags Infosys award

The invention of an innovative slope-measuring instrument has won 16-year-old T Sriramkumar the Infosys-Education World Young Achievers Award 2005-06 in the junior category.Sriramkumar has filed a......

PIX: Alia, Parineeti at Achievers' Awards

Check out the young actresses' spirited performances at the do.Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhaniya actress Alia Bhatt set the stage on fire as she performed at the Yes Bank Young Achievers' Awards in Mumbai......

PIX: Amitabh Bachchan, Imran Khan receive Super Achievers Awards

Age is obviously just a number for Amitabh Bachchan. At 71, the actor received the Super Achiever of the Year Award at the Society Young Achievers awards ceremony, held at Nehru Centre in Mumbai......

Amitabh Bachchan: Asia's Best

Amitabh Bachchan poses with his trophy after receiving the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Asian Film Awards in Hong Kong March on Monday. Festival director Shaw Soo Wei said Bachchan left a......

GR8 women steal the show

The ninth GR8 Women Achievers Awards felicitated 24 top women achievers for their contribution to their respective professions. The glittering function was held at ITC Grand Maratha on February 26......

Oscar winner Anne Bancroft dead

Anne Bancroft, who won the 1962Oscar for Best Actress as the teacher of a young Helen Keller in The Miracle Worker but achieved greater fame as the seductive Mrs Robinson in The Graduate, is dead.......

Kohli for Arjuna, Gavaskar for Dhyanchand award

The Board of Control for Cricket in India has recommended young batsman Virat Kohli for the prestigious Arjuna award and former captain Sunil Gavaskar for the Dhyanchand lifetime achievement......

Jeev named for Special Achievement award

After becoming the first Indian to qualify for the US Masters, Jeev Milkha Singh notched another accolade today when he was nominated for the Asian Tour's inaugural UBS Special Achievement......

'I was surprised by the strength I possessed'

Sanamacha Chanu is a name few people identify easily. But that takes nothing away from the achievements of the young lady from Manipur, who is ranked 13th in the 53 kg category inthe women's world......

Olympian Sushil Kumar's coach nominated for Dronacharya Awards

Wrestling coach Anoop Singh and Paralympics coach Naval Singh among other nominees get Sports Ministry approval Sushil Kumar of India (blue) in the 74kg Freestyle Wrestling match. Photograph:......

Exclusive! A year to go as Mary Kom set sights on gold at Rio Olympics

'I will try my best to win gold at the Olympics. You can be assured that I will put in more than 100 per cent to achieve it.' IMAGE: M C Mary Kom during a training session at the Balewadi Stadium......
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