Awards: Point-Wise Current-Affairs/GS Articles 2018 (Including PIB)- Download PDF

  • Jun 30, 2015
  • 1 Sri Sri Ravi Shankar to Receive Colombia’s Highest Civilian Award [ Awards ]

    Indian spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar has been conferred with Colombia’s highest civilian award, Orden de la Democracia Simon Bolivar en el grado de cruz Caballero for spreading the message of peace in society, reducing stress, inter-mediation in war and combating violence

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  • Jun 24, 2015
  • 1 Narendra Modi Vocalist Sanjay Subrahmanyam selected for ‘Sangita Kalanidhi’ award 2015 [ Awards ]

    A South Indian classical vocalist, Sanjay Subrahmanyam has been selected for the ‘Sangita Kalanidhi’ award 2015. It will be bestowed upon him when he will preside over the 89th annual conference of the Academy which will be held between December 15, 2015 and January 1, 2016.

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  • 2 CNR Rao conferred Japan’s highest civilian award Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Star [ Awards ]

    C.N.R. Rao who is an eminent scientist and Bharat Ratna awardee was conferred with Japan’s highest civilian award the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Star which awarded by Japanese Ambassador to India, Takeshi Yagi for his outstanding contributions to science and Indo-Ja

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  • Jun 8, 2015
  • 1 IREDA awarded Miniratna Category-1 status by Department of Public Enterprises [ Awards ]

    Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Limited (IREDA) was awarded the Miniratna (Category -1) status by the Department of Public Enterprises under the Union Ministry of Heavy Industry and Public Enterprises. Behalf of this proposal allow based on capital expenditure on new p

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  • May 18, 2015
  • 1 Vice President Hamid Ansari confers Pt. Haridutt Sharma Award to Anurradha Prasad [ Awards ]

    Vice President Mohammed Hamid Ansari announced the Pt. Haridutt Sharma Award to senior journalist Anurradha Prasad in New Delhi. Haridutt Sharma was selected for her contribution in the field of Journalism, Writing and Social Services. She is wife of former Minister of State (MoS

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  • May 15, 2015
  • 1 Writer Neel Mukherjee wins 10,000 Encore Award for year 2015 [ Awards ]

    Eminent writer Neel Mukherjee’s novel “The Lives of Others” has won the United Kingdom’s Encore Award 2015 for the best second novel. The novel The Lives of Others based upon story of one family living in Calcutta in 1960s and this novel reflect the political and social convulsio

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  • May 14, 2015
  • 1 Indian-American professor Dr. Sivanadane Mandjiny, wins UNC’s 2015 Award for Teaching Excellence [ Awards ]

    An Indian-American Professor Dr. Sivanadane Mandjiny won UNC Board of Governors 2015 Award for Excellence in Teaching and the award carries commemorative bronze and US $ 12,500 cash prize. DR. Sivanadane Mandjiny is native of Tamil Nadu. At present, Dr. Sivanadane Mandjiny is a C

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  • 2 French magazine Charlie Hebdo presented with Freedom of Expression Courage Award 2015 [ Awards ]

    The French magazine Charlie Hebdo was presented with the 2015 Freedom of Expression Courage Award (for the advancement of human rights) of the PEN American Centre at the American Museum of Natural History. Freedom of Expression Courage Award was accepted by Charlie Hebdo’s Editor

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  • 3 Veteran actor Shashi Kapoor conferred with Dadasaheb Phalke Award 2014 [ Awards ]

    Veteran actor- film producer Shashi Kapoor who received the prestigious Dada Saheb Phalke Award 2014 from Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Arun Jaitley at a special function held in Prithvi Theatre in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Shashi Kapoor is the 46th film personality to r

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  • May 1, 2015
  • 1 Ananda Kumar, Pramod Patil won Whitley Awards for wildlife conservation [ Awards ]

    Dr. Ananda Kumar and Dr. Pramod Patil of India won the prestigious Whitley Awards (also known as Green Oscar) for their contribution to wildlife conservation in Royal Geographical Society, London and it award given by the Whitley Fund for Nature (WFN).

    Dr. Ananda Kumar was honour

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  • Apr 27, 2015
  • 1 50th Jnanpith Award conferred on Marathi litterateur Bhalchandra Nemade [ Awards ]

    50th Jnanpith Award was selected eminent Marathi litterateur Bhalchandra Nemade (4th Marathi writer) and he received of cheque11 lakh rupees and a citation plaque and a bronze replica of Saraswati by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a function in Parliament House Complex in New De

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  • 2 Gopinath Pillai awarded ‘Outstanding Service Award’ for his services in Singapore [ Awards ]

    Indian-origin Gopinath Pillai was awarded ‘Outstanding Service Award’ for his services by the National University of Singapore (NUS). At present, Gopinath Pillai is serving as Ambassador-at-Large of Singapore and special envoy to Andhra Pradesh.

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    Outstanding Service Award for his services in Singapore

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  • 3 Anil Kapoor conferred with Master Deenanath Mangeshkar Award [ Awards ]

    Bollywood eminent actor Anil Kapoor received with prestigious Master Deenanath Mangeshkar Award 2015 by noted historian and writer Babasaheb Purandare. Apart from Anil Kapoor, veteran Marathi actor Dilip Prabhavalkar was also bestowed with the prestigious Master Deenanath Mangesh

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  • Apr 24, 2015
  • 1 Shah Rukh Khan honoured with Dadasaheb Phalke Film Foundation Award 2015 [ Awards ]

    Bollywood eminent actor Shah Rukh Khan was honoured with the Dadasaheb Phalke Film Foundation Award 2015 for his performance in the movie Happy New Year. This year Dadasaheb Phalke Film Foundation Award 2015 was held in Mumbai. Actor Rajkummar Rao- he won the prestigious award f

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  • Apr 22, 2015
  • 1 Shah Rukh Khan, Zayn Malik honoured at the 5th Asian Awards [ Awards ]

    Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan who was awarded with the prestigious Outstanding Contribution to Cinema award and teen idol Zyan Malik were honoured at the 5th Asian Awards held at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London.

    Shah Rukh Khan is 49-year-old actor received the award by India

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  • Apr 20, 2015
  • 1 US President Barack Obama to honour Satya Nadella with ‘Champion of Change’ award [ Awards ]

    US President Barack Obama is going to honour Microsoft’s Indian-origin CEO Satya Nadella with the ‘Champions of Change’ award. Satya Nadella will be received with this award for bringing change within his company to support working families and Microsoft recently had announced th

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  • 2 Susanta Lahiri awarded Hevesy Medal Award [ Awards ]

    Professor Susanta Lahiri was received prestigious the Hevesy Medal Award 2015. His named was selected for the outstanding contributions in heavy ion induced radioisotope production, converter targets, tracer packet technique and green chemistry. Professor Susanta Lahiri is a Prof

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  • 3 Oscar of the Sports Awards for the year 2015 [ Awards ]

    Oscar of the Sports Awards for the year 2015 or the Laureus World Sports Awards for the year 2015 were given in seven categories at Shanghai in China. Ace tennis star Serbian Novak Djokovic who is the current World no.1 player selected for the sportsman of the year and sprinter G

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  • Apr 8, 2015
  • 1 Union Steel and Mines Minister Narendra Singh Tomar announced National Geoscience Awards-2013 [ Awards ]

    Union Steel and Mines Minister of Narendra Singh Tomar announced National Geoscience Awards (NGA)-2013 in New Delhi and the annual awards are presented to honour individuals and team of scientists for their outstanding contributions in the field of fundamental or applied Geoscien

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  • 2  Delhi International Airport Limited bags Golden Peacock National Quality Award 2015 [ Awards ]

    Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL) bags the prestigious Golden Peacock National Quality Award for the year 2015. Golden Peacock presented by the UAE Minister for Culture, Youth and Development Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan at a ceremony to be held in Dubai on 20 Apr

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  • Apr 3, 2015
  • 1  Indian-origin nurse Subadhra Devi Rai named for 2015 International Achievement Award [ Awards ]

    Dr Subadhra Devi Rai Indian-origin Singaporean nurse selected for International Achievement Award by the Florence Nightingale International Foundation (FNIF) of the International Council of Nurses.

    1. Devi Rai was nominated for the award for her work in the healthcare sector of wome

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  • Mar 31, 2015
  • 1 Hockey India conferred inaugural Hockey India Annual Awards [ Awards ]

    Hockey India conferred the inaugural Hockey India (HI) Annual Awards by Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports minister Sarbananda Sonowal. Hockey India (HI) Annual Awards conferred to recognise the dedication and hard work of hockey players, coaches and administrators on the

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  • Mar 30, 2015
  • 1 Pranab Mukherjee presented Bharat Ratna award to Atal Bihari Vajpayee [ Awards ]

    Bharat Ratna award is India’s highest civilian honour. President of India (Pranab Mukherjee) presented Bharat Ratna award to Former PM of India Atal Bihari Vajpayee at his home. Former PM of India Atal Bihari Vajpayee is the seventh prime minister to receive the award after Jawah

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  • Mar 25, 2015
  • 1 President award for Sanskrit, Pali or Prakrit, Arabic and Persian language conferred [ Awards ]

    The President of India Pranab Mukherjee awarded to three category Certificate of Honour to eminent scholars of Sanskrit, Pali/Prakrit, Arabic and Persian at a function at Rashtrapati Bhawan, New Delhi. Mukherjee also conferred the Maharishi Badrayan Vyas Samman to young scholars

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  • 2 62nd National Film Awards 2014 [ Awards ]

    The 62nd National Film Awards for year 2014 was announced on 24 March 2015 and these awards are presented by the President of India in the official ceremony. The National Film Awards was established in 1954 and these awards are selected by the nation panel of Juries appointed by

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  • Mar 24, 2015
  • 1 Veteran actor Shashi Kapoor named for Dadasaheb Phalke Award 2014 [ Awards ]

    Veteran actor Shashi Kapoor has been named for the prestigious Dada Saheb Phalke Award 2014 (India’s highest award in cinema). Film producer Shashi Kapoor is the 46th film personality to receive this honour. Dada Saheb Phalke Award has commemorated the birth centenary year of fat

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  • 2 Lata Mangeshkar won the Laadli Voice of the Century award [ Awards ]

    Singer Lata Mangeshkar was presented with the Laadli Voice of the Century award in 2015 by Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis as a chief guest. Legendary Lata Mangeshkar was awarded at the 6th edition of the National Media and Advertising Awards for Gender Sensitivity h

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  • Mar 15, 2015
  • 1 Indian-origin Ganasen Reddy awarded with KwaZulu-Natal 2015 National Teachers Awards [ Awards ]

    Indian-origin South African educator Ganasen Reddy was awarded with KwaZulu-Natal 2015 National Teachers Awards at the annual National Teaching Awards which held in Johannesburg. Ganasen Reddy was received the award by South African minister of basic education Angie Motshekga.

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  • Mar 7, 2015
  • 1 Three South Asian women selected for International Women of Courage Award [ Awards ]

    The prestigious International Women of Courage Award has been selected three South Asian women in year 2015 by the United States, America. Captain Niloofar Rahmani , Nadia Sharmeen and Tabassum Adnan were selected for the award for their demonstrating exceptional courage and lea

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  • Feb 25, 2015
  • 1 Oscar Awards 2015 [ Awards ]

    87th Academy Award was held at Los Angeles, the US which is called Oscar Awards and were conferred on 22 February 2015. It was presented by the AMPAS (Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences) in 24 categories.

    Oscar Awards were produced by Neil Meron and Craig Zadan and direc

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