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Pritzker Architecture Prize

Pritzker Architecture Prize: Social housing architects Anne Lacaton and Jean-Philippe Vassal, founders of French studio Lacaton & Vassal, have been named the 2021 winners of the Pritzker Architecture Prize. French architects Lacaton and Vassal were named the winners of the award for their body of work that “reflects architecture’s democratic spirit” and their “commitment to […]

Indian Science Research Fellowship (ISRF) 2021

Indian Science Research Fellowship (ISRF) 2021: Forty scholars from six countries have been recommended for the award of Indian Science Research Fellowship (ISRF) 2021. This fellowship is a platform to establish research cooperation with neighbouring countries of India, which is one of the mandates of DST’s (Department of Science and Technology) International Science and Technology […]

CERAWeek Global Energy and Environment Leadership Award

CERAWeek Global Energy and Environment Leadership Award: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will receive the CERAWeek Global Energy and Environment Leadership Award at the Cambridge Energy Research Associates Week (CERAWeek) 2021 on 5th March via video conferencing. CERAWeek was founded in 1983 by Dr. Daniel Yergin. It has been organized in Houston in March every year […]

National Technology Awards 2020 : Categories

National Technology Awards 2020: A total of 12 companies have been selected for the National Technology Awards 2020 for the successful commercialization of innovative indigenous technologies. The awards are conferred by the Technology Development Board (TDB). Every year TDB seeks applications for prestigious National awards for commercialization of technologies under three categories – Indigenous technologies, […]

Green Contest : Tree Cities of the World

Green Contest : Hyderabad has won a green contest among cities in India and emerged as one of the ‘Tree Cities of the World’. That title has been bestowed by the Arbor Day Foundation and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). Hyderabad has been selected for its commitment to growing and maintaining urban forestry under […]

Asia Environmental Enforcement Award – 2020 : By UNEP

Asia Environmental Enforcement Award-2020 : The Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB) has received the Asia Environmental Enforcement Award-2020 awarded by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). WCCB got the award twice in three years. Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB) has been awarded this year under the Innovation category. Earlier, the Bureau had received the award […]

Sanctuary Lifetime Service Award 2020 : Who is S. Theodore Baskaran?

Sanctuary Lifetime Service Award 2020:   S. Theodore Baskaran who is a writer, a historian, a naturalist, and an activist has won the Sanctuary Lifetime Service Award, 2020. The award was instituted by the Sanctuary Nature Foundation. Theodore Baskaran was chosen for the award in light of his dedication to wildlife conservation. He won the […]