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Kritika Pandey gets 2020 Commonwealth Short Story Prize

Kritika Pandey
  • Kritika Pandey has got the 2020 Commonwealth Short Story Prize. The 29-year-old got the coveted recognition for her short story, The Great Indian Tee and Snakes, which moves around an unlikely friendship struck at the background of a tea stall.

Ex RBI Governor C. Rangarajan conferred ‘Prof. P. C. Mahalanobis National Award in Official Statistics’

Ex RBI Governor C. Rangarajan conferred ‘Prof. P. C. Mahalanobis National Award in Official Statistics’
  • Ex Reserve Bank of India governor C Rangarajan, who was awarded the first P C Mahalanobis Award in Official Statistics for lifetime achievements on the occasion of the National Statistics Day on 29th June, called upon the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MoSPI) to put the disputes associated to national income at rest.

Dr. Arvind Pandey and Dr. Akhilesh Chandra Kulshreshtha got Prof. P.V. Sukhatme National Award in Statistics

National Statistics Day
  • Dr Arvind Pandey, former Director National Institute of Medical Statistics (NIMS), Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and Dr. Akhilesh Chandra Kulshreshtha, Ex-Addl. Director General, MoSPI, Government of India were jointly awarded with the esteemed Prof. P.V. Sukhatme National Award in Statistics.

UN honors Kerala Health Minister KK Shailaja for her efforts to stop the pandemic

KK Shailaja
  • Kerala’s Health Minister KK Shailaja was respected by the United Nations for her struggles to stop the coronavirus pandemic. She was among a few of the world leaders called to speak on the occasion of the United Nations Public Service Day.

Folk artist Gulabbai Sangamnerkar and Annasaheb Kirloskar to receive lifetime honor

Folk artist Gulabbai Sangamnerkar and Annasaheb Kirloskar to receive lifetime honor
  • Maharashtra Culture Minister Amit Deshmukh declared that Vithabai Narayangaokar lifetime achievement award 2018-19 will be awarded to the senior tamasha (folk art) artist, Gulabbai Sangamnerkar and Sangeetacharya Annasaheb Kirloskar musical theatre lifetime achievement award will be presented to expert theatre actress-singer Madhuvanti Dandekar.

Himachal’s Panchayati raj dept gets first prize

Himachal Pradesh CM
  • THE HIMACHAL Pradesh Panchayati raj department has got first prize under the e-Panchayat Puraskars-2020, to be presented by the Union Ministry of Panchayati Raj, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur announced on 24th June.

Economist Amartya Sen gets 2020 German Trade Peace Prize

Amartya Sen
  • Germany’s publishers and booksellers association—has declared on June 17 that Indian economist, philosopher, and Nobel (1998) laureate Amartya Sen is the winner of the 2020 Peace Prize of the German book trade.

A short film made in Odisha village gets award in COVID-19 International film festival

Martyapura Re Jamaraj
  • Martyapura Re Jamaraj (‘Yamaraj on earth’), a short film released by a group from the Ankushpur village of Odisha’s Ganjam district has honored with a special jury award at the COVID-19 International Film Festival 2020.