ENBangladesh Conferred Award of Liberation War Honour On Atal Bihari Vajpayee Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee was conferred Award of of Bangladesh Liberation War Honour for his active role in the country independence struggle and consolidating India friendship with the Bangladesh.Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi received this award on behalf of Former PM from Bangladesh President Abdul Hamid at a ceremony at Bangabhaban, the President house on 7 June 2015. Historian Ramachandra Guha Selected For Japan’s Fukuoka Prize Eminent Historian-writer Ramachandra Guha has been selected for Japan’s Fukuoka Prize 2015 in n the Academic category. Fukuoka Prize honours those who have made outstanding contributions to academia, arts and culture across Asia. Sanjay Subrahmanyam Selected For Sangitha Kalanidhi Award 2015 Renowned Carnatic singer Sanjay Subrahmanyan was on 21 June selected for Sangita Kalanidhi award for his outstanding achievements in Carnatic music.The Sangita Kalanidhi is the highest honour given to Carnatic musicians in India. Ravi Shankar Conferred With Colombia’s Highest Civilian Award Indian spiritual leader, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar was on 25 June conferred with the Columbia’s highest civilian award Orden de la Democracia Simon Bolivar en el grado de cruz Caballero (Order of the Democracy Simon Bolivar) by Columbia. The award has been given in recognition to the spiritual leader’s contribution in spreading the message of peace in society, inter-mediation in war, reducing stress and combating violence through yoga and breathing exercises.