S. Sowmya, PhD Research Scholar (MS12D015), Department of Management Studies has been awarded the Best Paper Award and a cash prize of 1000 USD for her paper entitled ‘Linkages in Term Structure of Interest Rates across Sovereign Bond Markets’ at the 51st Eastern Finance Association meeting held during 8-11 April, 2015 at New Orleans, USA.  She is guided by Dr. P. Krishna Prasanna.