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.:: October 2010 Awards ::.


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C.P. Brown Academy, Hyderabad, is presenting Telugu Bharati Puraskaramu-2010 to Pro


f. Kolakaluri Enoch. He was the former Vice Chancellor of S.V. University.
Sachin Tendulkar received The Libara People s Choice Award at the Asian Awards-2010
held in London. As part of the Ceremony, UB Group Chairman, Vijay Mallya receive
d the Entrepreneur of The Year award, Ratan Tata bagged the Social Entrepreneur of
the Year and Bharati Enterprises Chairman Sunil Mittal won the Philanthropist of
the Year award.
Lanco Infratech got the 8th Construction World (CW) Annual Award in the category
of fastest growing construction company.
The Infosys Science Foundation Established by Infosys Technologies Ltd, announce
d the winners in five categories of the Infosys Prize 2010.
Mathematical Science
Prof. Chandrashekhar Khare (University of California)
Physical Science
Prof. Sandip Trivedi (Tata institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai)
Engineering and Computer Science
Ashutosh Sharma (IIT-Kanpur)
Life Sciences
Chetan E. Chitnis (International Centre For Genetic Engineering and Biotechnolog
y, New Delhi)
Social Science
Amit Baviskar (Indian Institute of Economics, Delhi )
Nandini Sundar (Delhi School of Economics).
Prize carries a cash award of Rs.50 lakh.
Sri Venkateshwara University has announced honorary doctorate on ISRO Chairman K
.Radhakrishnan.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Presented the TWAS 2010 medal to Toorres-Peimbert
of Mixico at the 21st TWAS-2010 Conference at HIcc in Hyderabad. Around 350 Scie
ntists and Researchers from 50 developing countries TWAS meeting.
The AP Transco has bagged the best performing utility award of the 4th ENERTIA AW
ARDS -2010 for achieving lowest transmission and distribution losses in the coun
try and for maintaining impressively high transmission system availability.
Nobel Prizes 2010:
Medicine
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2010 was awarded to Robert G. Edwards
"for the development of in vitro fertilization".
Physics
The Nobel Prize in Physics 2010 was awarded jointly to Andre Geim and Konstantin
Novoselov "for groundbreaking experiments regarding the two-dimensional materia
l graphene"
Chemistry
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2010 was awarded jointly to Richard F. Heck, Ei-ich
i Negishi and Akira Suzuki "for palladium-catalyzed cross couplings in organic s
ynthesis".
Literature
The Nobel Prize in Literature 2010 was awarded to Mario Vargas Llosa "for his ca
rtography of structures of power and his trenchant images of the individual's re
sistance, revolt, and defeat".
Peace
The Nobel Peace Prize 2010 was awarded to Liu Xiaobo "for his long and non-viole
nt struggle for fundamental human rights in China".
Economics
The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2010
was awarded jointly to Peter A. Diamond, Dale T. Mortensen and Christopher A. Pi
ssarides "for their analysis of markets with search frictions".
President Pratibha Patil presented the prestigious Lal Bahadur Shastri National
Award for Excellence in Public Administration, Academia and Management to Aruna
Roy, social and political activist, at the Rashtrapati Bhavan.