Bengaluru: Biocon's Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw awarded Australia's highest civilian honour


Bengaluru, Jan 19 (IANS): Biopharmaceutical company Biocon on Saturday said that its Chairperson and Managing Director Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw has been awarded the -- 'Order of Australia' -- Australia's highest civilian honour.

Accordidng to the company, the award has been conferred to her for significant service to advancing Australia's bilateral relationship with India, particularly in promoting commercial and educational links.

Honorary appointments in the 'Order of Australia' are made to foreign nationals who have made an outstanding contribution to Australia or humanity at large.

Mazumdar-Shaw is the fourth Indian citizen to be awarded Australia's highest civilian honour.

This follows the conferment of batsman Sachin Tendulkar in 2012, former Attorney General of India, Soli Jehangir Sorabjee in 2006 and Mother Teresa in 1982.

Mazumdar-Shaw is considered to be one of the pioneers of India's biotech industry.

 

  

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  • Ajoy Daspurkayastha, Toronto

    Tue, Jan 21 2020

    COUNTRY LEADER IS LIKE UP ABOVE THE SKY SO HIGH IS LIKE A DIAMOND IN THE SKY, COMPARABLE TO INDIA’S SON OF THE SOIL INDIA’S IRON MAN INDIA’S FREEDOM FIGHTER SARDAR VALLABHBHAI PATEL GLORIFIED IN THE STATUE OF UNITY ON INDIAN SOIL.
    PRIZES FADE MONUMENTS NEVER, REMAIN FOR EVER IN THE MINDS OF 1.339 BILLION INDIANS INCLUDING IN THE MIND OF KIRAN MAJUMDER SHAW, INDIA’S FIRST LADY MASTER BREWER.


    BIOCON CMD KIRAN MAJUMDER SHAW'S TWITTER “PARIAHS”COMMENT SHOCKINGLY IRRESOPONSIBLE AND “ORDER OF AUSTRALIA”APPARENTLY QUENCHES HER THRIST FOR PRIZE FROM FOREIGN SOIL APPARENTLY DIMINISHES HER PROUDFULLY DAUGHTER OF THE SOIL OF INDIA STATUS IN THE LIGHT OF HER UNFORTUNATE TWITTER COMMENT PRESUMING INDIA INC. AS "PARIAHS". BIOCON CMD KIRAN MAZUMDER SHAW (BUSINESS LEADER--- IS LIKE A TWINKLE TWINKLE LITTLE STAR HOW I WANDER WHAT YOU ARE) MUST UNDERSTAND COUNTRY LEADER IS LIKE UP ABOVE THE SKY SO HIGH IS LIKE A DIAMOND IN THE SKY, COMPARABLE TO INDIA’S SON OF THE SOIL INDIA’S IRON MAN INDIA’S FREEDOM FIGHTER SARDAR VALLABHBHAI PATEL GLORIFIED IN THE STATUE OF UNITY ON INDIAN SOIL. BUSINESS LEADER LIKE KIRAN DESERVES PRIZES, COUNTRY LEADER LIKE SARDAR VALLABHBHAI PATEL GETS GLORIFIED IN MONUMENT. PRIZES FADE MONUMENTS NEVER, WILL REMAIN FOR EVER IN THE MINDS OF 1.339 BILLION INDIANS INCLUDING IN THE MIND OF KIR AN MAJUMDER SHAW, INDIA’S FIRST LADY MASTER BREWER.

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  • AnoNymouS, Mangalore

    Mon, Jan 20 2020

    Congratulations Ms. Mazumdar-Shaw. Something for us Indians to feel proud about when everything around is crumbling.

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  • Satya, Mangalore

    Sun, Jan 19 2020

    Congratulations Mrs Shaw. This award is a sound slap to her detractors.

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  • Royston Prabhu, Mangalore

    Sun, Jan 19 2020

    Congratulations ... now maybe the Indian government will give respect to her.

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  • Jossey Saldanha, Mumbai

    Sun, Jan 19 2020

    Glad to be an Indian ...

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  • Prabhu, Mumbai

    Sun, Jan 19 2020

    Post 2014 every alternate day we are getting some or the other good news

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  • Jossey Saldanha, Mumbai

    Sun, Jan 19 2020

    Only news about Ambani & Adani ...

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