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UK-India Awards 2019: Mark Tully gets Lifetime Achievement Award

UK-India Awards 2019: Mark Tully gets Lifetime Achievement Award

Veteran British journalist Sir Mark Tully was presented with a 'Lifetime Achievement Award' in Delhi for his contributions to the UK-India relationship.

The annual UK-India Awards, which celebrate special talents and organizations who use their worldwide influence to strengthen UK-India ties, included wins for British Telecom (BT) in the Social Impact category and Indian hospitality start-up Oyo in the Market Entrant of the Year category.

Other Awards

While British Indian actor Kunal Nayyar best known for his role as Rajesh Koothrappali on the US sitcom 'The Big Bang Theory' was named Global Indian Icon of the Year, Indian-origin peer and Cobra Beer founder Lord Karan Bilimoria was presented with a special Significant Contribution to UK-India Relations Award.

The start-up of the Year Award, sponsored by Indian software services major Infosys, was won by Maanch, a new platform that matches up funders and receivers to accelerate global sustainable development.

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