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Shiv Nadar and Mallika Srinivasan to receive Global Leadership Award

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The US India Business Council (USIBC) has chosen Shiv Nadar and Mallika Srinivasan as the recipient of its 2021 Global Leadership Award.

About the awards: The Global Leadership Awards which are given annually since 2007, honour top corporate executives from the United States and India.  Nisha Desai Biswal is the President of USIBC.

Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi Award for National Integration and National Contribution 2021

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On October 3, 2021, the “Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi Award for National Integration and National Contribution 2021” was conferred by the Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu. Awards were conferred to “Shillong Chamber Choir”, Assam branch of Kasturba Gandhi National Memorial Trust as well as writer Nirod Kumar Baruah.

About Award: This award is one of the biggest civilian awards in Assam. It carries a citation along with a cash prize of Rs 5 lakh. Award is conferred in the name of first chief minister of Assam, Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi. He was a multi-dimensional figure with outstanding accomplishments. He was also conferred the Bharat Ratna posthumously in 1999.

67th National Wildlife Week

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In India annually between 2nd to 8th October National Wildlife Week is celebrated with an aim to protect and preserve the flora and fauna of India.

National Wildlife Week theme 2021: “Forests and Livelihoods: Sustaining People and Planet”.

The Indian Board of Wildlife was constituted in 1952 to raise awareness about the long term goals of protecting the wildlife of India. Initially, in 1955 the Wildlife day was celebrated which was later upgraded as Wildlife Week in 1957.

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