PANO – The Campaign Medal for the cause of science and technology on July 11 was presented to Professor, Doctor Judith Ladinsky, an American citizen, by the Ministry of Science and Technology of Vietnam, in recognition of her nearly 30 years of work to develop scientific and technological cooperation between the people of Vietnam and the US. It is the fifth medal that Dr. Ladinsky has received in Vietnam. The four previous medals were conferred by the President of Vietnam, the Vietnam Women’s Union, the Ministries of Education and Training and Health. Judith Ladinsky is an associate professor in the Department of Preventive Medicine and the director of the Office of International Health Affairs at the University of Wisconsin Medical School. She is also the chairwoman of the non-governmental organisation, the US Committee for Scientific Cooperation with Vietnam and Laos. Dr. Ladinsky lifetime achievements include expanding primary health care and economic education … [Read more...] about American professor honoured
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Tiger Woods, who made a stunning comeback from injury to win the Masters last month, is to receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Donald Trump on Monday. Tiger Woods of USA celebrates with the Masters Trophy during the Green Jacket Ceremony after winning the Masters at Augusta National Golf Club. (Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images/AFP) White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said Trump will bestow the award, the nation's highest civilian honour, on the golfing great in the White House Rose Garden. The 43-year-old Woods won the Masters in April for his 15th major title, his first since the 2008 US Open. Trump, an avid golfer and owner of several courses around the world, tweeted his congratulations following the epic win at Augusta. "Spoke to @TigerWoods to congratulate him on the great victory he had in yesterday's @TheMasters, & to inform him that because of his incredible Success & Comeback in Sports (Golf) and more importantly, LIFE, I will be presenting … [Read more...] about Tiger Woods to receive presidential medal from Trump
NationPosted at: May 1, 2018, 9:46 AM; last updated: May 1, 2018, 11:05 AM (IST)Also in this sectionEminent economist and former Bengal minister Ashok Mitra dies at 90Lalu Prasad arrives in Ranchi after being discharged from AIIMSDB Gupta Rajasthan’s new Chief Secy; 81 IAS officers transferredMadras HC slams practice of awarding grace marks to medical studentsUK’s Windrush scandal may singe pre-’71 Indian migrantsKalpana Chawla. File photoWashington, May 1 US President Donald Trump has hailed Indian-origin Kalpana Chawla as an American hero for devoting her life to the space programme and inspiring millions of girls to become astronauts. Trump’s remarks came on Monday as he issued a proclamation declaring May as ‘Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month’. The US Congress has also designated the month of May each year as ‘Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month’. Chawla was the first woman of Indian-origin in space. She was one … [Read more...] about Donald Trump hails Kalpana Chawla as American hero
By Miriam Velasquez | [email protected] | Daily NewsPUBLISHED: November 19, 2017 at 8:50 pm | UPDATED: November 19, 2017 at 8:57 pm Motown legend and former Supremes singer Diana Ross was honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2017 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 19, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. LOS ANGELES, CA – NOVEMBER 19: Honoree Diana Ross performs onstage during the 2017 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 19, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)LOS ANGELES, CA – NOVEMBER 19: Honoree Diana Ross accepts the Lifetime Achievement award onstage during the 2017 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 19, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images) SoundThe gallery will resume insecondsLOS ANGELES, CA – NOVEMBER 19: Honoree Diana Ross performs onstage during the 2017 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 19, 2017 in … [Read more...] about Photos: Diana Ross honored with Lifetime Achievement Award at 2017 American Music Awards
THE Queen’s Birthday Honours list for 2018 has been revealed with some of Britain’s top names recognised for their services to the country. The tradition dates back to 1860 when Queen Victoria gave out the first Birthday Honours. We reveal who made it on this year’s most coveted roll call. What is the Birthday Honours list and who is on it this year? The Monarch has been handing out honours and recognition since the time of Queen Victoria. Honours are handed out twice a year – once at New Year and again to mark the Queen’s birthday. Among those being recognised this year are: Network Rail boss Mark Carne (CBE) Liverpool football great Kenny Dalglish (Knighthood) Oscar-winning actress Emma Thompson (Dame) Actor Tom Hardy (CBE) Actress Keira Knightly (OBE) Former Metropolitan Police Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley (Knighthood) Premier League and England striker Jermain Defoe (OBE) World heavyweight champion boxer Anthony Joshua (OBE) Britain's most … [Read more...] about Queen’s Birthday Honours list 2018 – Who’s been given an award in 2018 and how are they chosen?