Monday, 24 January, 2022

Topic: Awards

Off The Cuff with Ranveer Singh

In a conversation with ThePrint's Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta and Principal Correspondent Purva Chitnis, Bollywood ace actor Ranveer Singh talks about his latest offering 83,...

No one thought I could make it: Ramanujan Prize winner Neena Gupta who solved Zariski problem

Gupta received the Ramanujan Award, announced on 10 December, in particular for her solution to the Zariski Cancellation Problem — a fundamental one in algebraic geometry.

NDTV, The Week journalists honoured with International Press Institute award

The award for excellence in journalism has been jointly given to NDTV's Sreenivasan Jain and Mariyam Alavi, and The Week's Lakshmi Subramanian and Bhanu Prakash Chandra.

Messi-Ronaldo dominance shows why Ballon d’Or has failed. Football is much more than awards

While Ballon d’Or is awarded to the player who has fit the definition of being the “best in the world”, nobody really knows what it means.

US scientists David Julius, Ardem Patapoutian win 2021 Nobel Prize in Medicine

The winners, announced Monday by the Nobel Committee, were cited for their discovery of receptors for temperature and touch. It's the first Nobel Prize to be awarded this year.

Modi govt directs states to set up committees to find ‘unsung heroes’ for Padma awards

A letter from Union Home Ministry said that the criteria for selection should invariably be 'excellence plus' and highest standards should be applied while making recommendations.

ThePrint’s Fatima Khan, Jyoti Yadav win Laadli Media awards under gender sensitivity category

Fatima Khan receives award for her coverage on alleged rape-murder of 23-year-old woman in Unnao in 2019, while Jyoti Yadav receives it for feature on Haryana’s stark gender imbalance.

Pakistan to award pilots who ‘shot down’ IAF Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman

Pakistan President Arif Alvi announced that the top military award will be given to two of its Air Force officers in a ceremony next March.

Should Filmfare and Star Screen stop separating awards into popular and critics’ choice categories?

Popular films may break box-office records but almost always fail to impress critics and not every work of cinematic genius is a mass entertainer....

If we had Filmfare awards for real life, these would be the winners of 2018

The year 2018 was monumental, surely it should be celebrated with an unofficial awards ceremony.

On Camera


Demonstrators attempt to enter the US Capitol building during a protest in Washington, D.C., U.S., on 6 January 2021 | Eric Lee | Bloomberg

Texas attack shows a long, violent struggle for America’s soul is inevitable

The shock of Covid 19—both economic and cultural—has strengthened the maniacal conspiracy culture with which the American Right is suffused.
A visual representation of the digital Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin alongside US dollars | Photo: Dan Kitwood | Getty Images via Bloomberg

Joe Biden administration set to put itself at centre of US cryptocurrency policy

An executive order is being drafted which will soon set in place a govt strategy empowering US federal agencies to assess risks and opportunities posed by the digital assets.


Chinese army has found missing 17-year-old boy from Arunachal, Defence Ministry PRO says

Indian Army had sought assistance from China's People Liberation Army to locate and return Miram Taron, who had gone missing on 18 January and was reportedly captured by PLA.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.