Amalendu Krishna of TIFR wins Ramanujan Prize
The Ramanujan Prize for 2015 was won by mathematician Amalendu Krishna of the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai on 3 August 2015.Dr. Krishna was honoured for his contributions in the area of algebraic K-theory, algebraic cycles and theory of motives.Dr. Krishna is from Bihar.This is the second time it is being awarded to an Indian, with Sujatha Ramadorai having won it in 2006.

Indian-origin Adrienne Batra wins ‘Best Journalist’ in Canada
An Indo-Canadian woman journalist has been awarded by Indian community members in Ottawa for her outstanding achievements in the field of journalism.Adrienne Batra, the 41- year-old editor of Toronto Sun, was recognised as the ‘Best Journalist’ at this year’s Parvasi Awards, which featured India’s sports legend Milkha Singh as this year’s guest of honour.

Hyderabad players Srikanth Kidambi and Anup Kumar Yama in Arjuna Awards List
The Government on 14th August, announced the names of the sportspersons who won the Prestgious Arjuna Awards for the year 2015. This year 17 sportspersons won the Arjuna Awards. Among these shuttler Srikanth Kidambi and roller skater Anup Kumar Yama are the two from Hyderabad. Indian cricketer Rohit Sharma and Indian Hockey Goal Keeper Sreejesh are among the Arjuna Award winners. The awards are given by the President Pranab Mukherji on August 29th, the National Sports Day.

Urdu Author Shamim Hanfi chosen for first Jnangarima Award
The famous Urdu author Shamim Hanfi has been chosen for the first Jnangarima Manad Alankaran Award which is started this year by Bharatiya Jnanpith. The award was introduced on behalf of seven decades of Jnanpith. The Jnangarima Manad Alankaran Award comprises a monthly honorarium for one year.

Celkon Mobiles Get Make in India Award for Excellence – 2015
Celkon Mobile is a leading Indian smart phone player, and is a major initiative from the “Make in India” move-ment has inaugurated its first State-of-the- Art manufacturing facility in Hyderabad on the 11th of June 2015 with four production lines and eventually enhanced its capacity to higher levels. To appreciate commitment of Celkon Mobiles, Government of India has honored this company with “Make in India Award for Excellence – 2015” in Telecom Gadgets category at an event organised in Gandhinagar on 18th August.

One Response to “August 2015 Awards and Honours”

  • arun kumar says:

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