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Raghu Rai conferred with Lifetime Achievement award | 26-Mar-2017 16:06
Photojournalist Raghu Rai was conferred with a Lifetime Achievement Award by the information and broadcasting (I&B) ministry for “his remarkable contribution to the field.”
Rai was honoured with the award by I&B minister M. Venkaiah Naidu at 6th National Photography Awards organised by the photo division of the ministry in the capital.Top math award goes to Yves Meyer | 26-Mar-2017 16:00
The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters has awarded the Abel Prize for 2017 to mathematician Yves Meyer of the Ecole normale superieure Paris-Saclay, France, for his “pivotal role in the development of mathematical theory of wavelets.”
The theory of wavelets that he started and made fundamental contributions to finds wide-ranging applications from image processing to fluid dynamics.