Eminent lyricist Gulzar and noted cartoonist Narayan Debnath will be conferred the honorary 'Doctor of Letters' by Rabindra Bharati University (RBU) at its 40th annual convocation on May 8, it was announced on Monday.
Super 30 founder Anand Kumar, whose
initiative helped several students from underprivileged
families make it to the IIT-JEE, will be conferred the
`Education in Excellence Award-2011` in Doha on Friday.
India`s first woman photographer
Homai Vyarawalla, yesteryear
actor Shashi Kapoor and Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia
were among those who were conferred the Padma awards on Friday.
Senior Congress leader Karan
Singh, President of Indian Council for Cultural Relations
(ICCR), has been conferred honorary professorship by Shenzhen
University, one of the leading universities in South China.