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Daily Bulletin: Narendra Modi to hold talks with Donald Trump, receive award from Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan today; day's top stories and more
India

Daily Bulletin: Narendra Modi to hold talks with Donald Trump, receive award from Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan today; day's top stories and more

Here are today's top stories: Narendra Modi to hold talks with Donald Trump on sidelines of UNGA today; Rajnath Singh to embark on two-day visit to Chennai starting today to attend investiture ceremony of Indian Coast Guard; and more

Greta Thunberg and Fridays for Future wins Amnesty's highest human rights award
science

Greta Thunberg and Fridays for Future wins Amnesty's highest human rights award

She said that the prize was not just for her but the millions of youth who have taken part in weekly school strikes held every Friday.

Narendra Modi to receive award from Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan
India

Narendra Modi to receive award from Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan

Narendra Modi will receive an award from Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan from during his visit to the United States later this month.

Noted French actor Alain Delon to receive honorary Palme d’Or at 72nd Cannes Film Festival
Entertainment

Noted French actor Alain Delon to receive honorary Palme d’Or at 72nd Cannes Film Festival

As per the Cannes panel, the accolade is essentially to pay a tribute to Alain Delon's exceptional body of work and his "wonderful presence in the history of film".

'Act of bravery': Uttar Pradesh Police to reward cop who shouted 'thain thain' to scare criminals after his gun jammed
India

'Act of bravery': Uttar Pradesh Police to reward cop who shouted 'thain thain' to scare criminals after his gun jammed

The Uttar Pradesh Police department has lauded Kumar's actions and has hailed the incident as an exemplary 'act of bravery'.

Michael Ondaatje's 1992 novel The English Patient voted best book to ever win Man Booker Prize
Life

Michael Ondaatje's 1992 novel The English Patient voted best book to ever win Man Booker Prize

Michael Ondaatje's The English Patient won the Booker Prize in 1992. It competed with VS Naipaul's In a Free State and George Saunders' Lincoln in the Bardo for the Golden Booker

Mazda CX-5, Volvo XC60 and Range Rover Velar are the top three contenders for the 'World Car of the Year' crown
Features

Mazda CX-5, Volvo XC60 and Range Rover Velar are the top three contenders for the 'World Car of the Year' crown

This year's awards are particularly good news for Land Rover as the Range Rover Velar has actually been shortlisted for two awards.

Infosys Prize 2016 winners announced
News & Analysis

Infosys Prize 2016 winners announced

The Infosys Prize is an annual award given to scientists, researchers, engineers and social scientists in India by the Infosys Science Foundation and ranks among the highest monetary awards in India to recognize scientific research.

Gujarati writer returns award in protest against the beating of Dalits in Una
India

Gujarati writer returns award in protest against the beating of Dalits in Una

Gujarati writer Amrutlal Makwana has returned a state award he got in protest against the beating of some Dalit youths in the state by cow vigilantes.

HCL awarded at artificial intelligence summit
News & Analysis

HCL awarded at artificial intelligence summit

Leading global IT services company HCL Technologies has been named winner of the 'Best Innovation in Natural Language Processing (NLP)' award at the AIconics Awards during the "AI Summit" in London recently.

Ramco Systems named 'Top Social Selling Company' in Asia by LinkedIn
Biztech

Ramco Systems named 'Top Social Selling Company' in Asia by LinkedIn

Ramco Systems has announced that it has bagged the Top Social Selling Company Award in Asia from LinkedIn, the professional network with more than 414 million members globally.

Jagendra Singh, deceased UP-based journalist, gets Press Club award for bravery in journalism
India

Jagendra Singh, deceased UP-based journalist, gets Press Club award for bravery in journalism

UP-based journalist Jagendra Singh, who was killed allegedly for his exposes on illegal sand mining and other misdemeanours, was honoured posthumously.

Police detain Shiv Sena workers protesting against Ghulam Ali
India

Police detain Shiv Sena workers protesting against Ghulam Ali

Pakistani ghazal maestro Ghulam Ali received an award from a religious trust, even as police foiled the bid by Shiv Sena to stage protest outside the venue.

TERI case: Court allows RK Pachauri to travel to Sharjah to get award
India

TERI case: Court allows RK Pachauri to travel to Sharjah to get award

A Delhi court on Monday allowed TERI's executive Vice Chairman RK Pachauri, facing sexual harassment allegations by a former woman colleague.

Behaviour of Govt heading towards fascism: Poet Rajesh Joshi returns Akademi award
India

Behaviour of Govt heading towards fascism: Poet Rajesh Joshi returns Akademi award

Noted Hindi poet Rajesh Joshi announced he had returned his Sahitya Akademi award in protest against the attacks on the freedom of speech and expression in the country.

Sexiest female awardee Jennifer Metcalfe feels 'pressure' to look hot
Entertainment

Sexiest female awardee Jennifer Metcalfe feels 'pressure' to look hot

Actress Jennifer Metcalfe felt brave enough to wear a skin-tight latex dress to an awards event here, because she doesn't follow fashion rules.

Shashi Kapoor receives Dadasaheb Phalke Award, surrounded by family, friends and Bollywood biggies at his beloved Prithvi Theatre
Entertainment

Shashi Kapoor receives Dadasaheb Phalke Award, surrounded by family, friends and Bollywood biggies at his beloved Prithvi Theatre

The 77-year-old actor is the third member of his illustrious family to receive the award after father Prithviraj Kapoor and elder brother Raj Kapoor.

Saina's Padma Bhushan case rests on special consideration
Sports

Saina's Padma Bhushan case rests on special consideration

The possibility of conferring Padma Bhushan to ace shuttler Saina Nehwal continues to remain uncertain.

Cristiano Ronaldo wins Europe's best football player of the year award
Sports

Cristiano Ronaldo wins Europe's best football player of the year award

Portuguese football phenomenon Cristiano Ronaldo was voted by European sports reporters Europe's best football player for the second year in a row.