Mathematician Doctor Amalendu Krishna won the Ramanujan Prize for year 2015. He was bestowed with this award for his outstanding contributions in the area of algebraic cycles, algebraic K-theory and the theory of motives.
Three Indians on 22 June 2015 won the inaugural Queen’s Young Leaders Award in the UK for taking the lead in transforming the lives of others and making a lasting difference in their communities.
These winners are Ashwini Angadi, Devika Malik and Akshay Jadhav.
Super 30 founder and mathematician Anand Kumar was honoured by Legislature of British Columbia in Canada at Toronto University for his pioneering work in the field of education. The 42-year-old Kumar was honoured for his rare achievements for the students from India’s underprivileged sections.
Forbes released the list of World’s 100 Most Powerful Women of 2015 showing women who impacted businesses, media, philanthropy, politics and more. The world’s most powerful woman in the list is German Chancellor Angela Merkel who fetched the first spot.