Awards and honours

Nayudamma Award For NASSCOM  Chief

National Association of Software and Service Companies (NASSOM) chairman & NIIT group co-founder Rajendra Singh Pawar had been awarded with Dr.Y.Nayudamma Memorial Award 2011 in recognition of his outstanding performance to the Indian information technology.

Typing A To Z in 3.43 Seconds

A B.Tech. student Mohammed Khurheed Hussain, typed the entire English alphabet in 3.43 seconds along with spaces after each letter, he succeeded in typing the 50 characters in a record time of 3.43 seconds, to break the existing record of 3.52 seconds set by Sridhar Raju for ‘ The fastest time to type the alphabet’ and break the Guinness book of world record.

National Integration Award For Razzak

The all Indian National Integration Award had been presented to Abdul Razzak by the Tazeen ulema-e-haq. This award had given to persons who strove hard for communal harmony and for spreading the spirit of national integration.

Professor Chosen As UNESCO Chair

Professor. Vinod Pavarala Dean, Sarojini Naidu School of Arts & Communication, University of Hyderabad had been chosen to be the first ever UNESCO Chair on community media. The chair being set up at the university for the period of four years.  The prestigious chair, which is the first of its kind anywhere in the world comes in recongnition of Prof,Pavarala’s work in the last decade on community radio, his research & writing, the struggle for community radio in India.

World Record Heart Surgery On 17-HR-Old Baby

A tiny figure from UK is recovering in hospital after becoming the youngest person to had open heart surgery. She was just 17 and half hours old when  they operated her.

Three IIT Scientists With Scopus Award

Three IIT scientist are among the eight young scientist who had won the prestigious Scopus award from the Nation Academy of Science and Elsevier. Sanjib senapathi from – IIT Madras. Sagnik Dey from IIT – Delhi. Satyajit Banerjee from IIT Kanpur.

Djokovic:’ Sportman Of The Year’ 2012

The tennis world no.1 Novack Djokovic had been awarded with the ‘Sportman of the year award’ at the ceremony in London on 6 Feb for the year 2012.He was the fifth man to become to win three grand slam title in a row. Djo kovik had won the top individual prize at 2012 Laureus sports Awards.

FC Barcelona Chosen ‘Team Of The Year’ 2012

Barcelona footbal team had been recognised as the best team after its grand winning of the Spanish League and champion League. And it had captured the team Throphy at the 2012 Laureus Sports Awards held at London.

Sportswomen Of The Year’ 2012  Vivan Cheruiyot

The Kenyan distance runner, Vivian Cheruiyot who had won the 5,00 and 10,000 titles at the world championships last year was awarded with ‘sportswomen of the year award’ for the year 2012

Scot Sisters Named Oldest Living Twins

Guinness World Records had recognised 102yrs old Scottish sisters as the worlds oldest living twins.Edith Ritchie and Evelyn Evie Middleton, Who hail from Aberdeenshine were born in 1909 Neither of them had ever travelled outside of the UK.

Rajesh Roshan Honoured With Lata Manageshkar Award

The great hindi film music composer Rajesh Roshan was honoured with the Lata Manageshkar award by the M.P.Government on 8 Feb 2012 for the year 2011.

World’s Shortest Man

The 72 yrs old Nepali Chandra Bahadur Dangi, who is just 22 inches had been awarded as the World’s shortest man and weigh’s just 12kilos. He would also be the world’s shortest human adult to be alive. Guinness world records experts had to at confirmed  they are to travel to Dangi’s village.

54th Annual Grammy Awards

The 54th Annual Grammy  A wards were held on 12 Feb 2012 at the Staple center in Los Angeles. The British female singer,Adele won six golden gramophones for her Album,21. The other winners are -Album of the year 22-Adele; Record of the year, Rolling in deep by Adele; song of the year;Adele; Best new artist; Bon Iver

British Academy Film Awards

The 65th Annual British Academy film awards, was held at the Royal Opera House in London on 12 Feb 2012.Black & White silent movie, The artist won six awards, including best film, best actor and best director.Best actress was awarded to Meryl Streep for her amazing acting as former British Prime minister, Margaret Thacher in the Iron Lady.Some of the other winners are best picture

Writer Ramdarash Mishra Selected For Vyas Samman

A noted Hindi writer Prof. Ramdarash Mishra was selected for the 21st Vyas Samman for his poetry collection Aam Ke Patte published in 2004.

Prestigious Sahitya Akademi Award For A.P Teacher

A retired teacher from Adilabad district in Andhra Pradesh Mr.Samala Sadasiva had awarded with the prestigious Sahitya Akademi Award in NewDelhi on 14 Feb 2012, as he considered a pioneer in literature, music and philosophy. he got this award for his book “Swaralayalu” on Hindustan music.

Jindal Prize For Kalam & Hedge

The former president A.P.J.Abdul Kalam, and former Lokayukta of Karnataka Justic N.Santosh Hedge, had been selected for the S.R,Jindal prize for their contribution in their fields. Mr. Kalam got the award for his contribution in science and technology. Mr.Hedge for his exemplary service in social development.

US Humanities Medal For Amartya Sen

India’s Nobel prize winning economist Amartya Sen was honoured with the prestigious US National Medal of Arts & Humanities award by U.S President Barack  Obama on 14 Feb 2012, for his efforts to increase the understandings of fighting hunger and poverty.At the glittering white house function.

Highest Serbia Award For Djokovic

World’s no-1 Tennis star Novack Djokovic of Serbia was awarded with the highest serbian award,’Gold Star Of Karadjordje’ on 15 Feb 2012 it was conffered upon him by the Serbian President Mr.Boris Tadic

IOC Award For Manisha

Manisha Malhotra, a former Indian tennis player and Busan Asian Games silver medalist on 16 Feb 2012 was chosen as winner of the IOC Women and Sports Awards World Trophy by the International Olympic Committee for promoting women in sports.

100 yrs Old Frenchman Sets Cycling Record

Frenchman Robert Marchand had entered The  Cycling Record  Books in the one-hour event . three months after celebrating his 100th birthday Marchand rode 24.251km around an indoor track to establish the first ever hour performance in the 100yrs-plus category.

 5 Oscar Awards For Film ” The Artist “

The 84th Academy Awards Ceremony/ Oscars was hosted by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science ( AMPAS). The ceremony which took place at the Hollywood Highland center in Hollywood, California on 26 Feb 2012 honoured the best film and  performances of 2011. The ceremony was hosted by Billy Cristal who hosted this ceremony for the ninth time. Best Motion Picture: The Artist ,Best Director: Michel Hazanavicius, The Artist Best Actor : Jean Dujardin, The Artist  ,Foreign Language Film : A separation      , Original Screenplay:       Woody Allen Best Actress : Meryl Streep, Iron Lady ,  Adapted screenplay:Alexander Payne, Nat Faxon and Jim Rash Best Supporting Actor :Christopher Plummer, Beginners,      Cinematography : Hugo. Art direction: Hugo Best Supporting Actress :Octavia Spencer, The Help .Original Score : The Artist.  Visual Effects: Hugo Film Editing: The girl with the dragon tattoo.   Sound mixing:Hugo.   Sound  Editing: Hugo. Costume Design:The Artist Original Song: Man or Muppet, from Muppets.  Make Up: The Iron Lady . Live Action Short Film:The Shore Animated Feature Film: Rango.   Animated Short: The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore. Documentary Features: Undefeated.  Documentary Short: Saving Face.

M.P,Sikkim Gets Tourism Awards

The National Tourism Awards ceremony was inaugurated by the President Pratibha Patil in Newdelhi on 29 Feb 2012. Madhya pradesh state got  best state for tourism infrastructure and best tourism film. Sikkim got the award for tourism infrastructure in the Northeast and best state for clean India campaign.

Diverless Automoted Train In  Dubai

The Dubai Metro had made its to be the Guinness Book Of World Records, as the longest driverless metro network in the world, spanning 74.695km, officials announces on 21 Feb 2012.

Toilet Revolution Award For M.P Woman

Madhya Pradesh woman named Anitha Narre was awarded for leading ‘Toilet revolution’ on 16 Feb 2012 by the Sulab Sanitation , with cash worth of 5 Lakh. An Indian woman had been rewarded for her bold decision to leave her marital home within days of her wedding to protest the lack of tiolets in the household.

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