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

  • Sep 17, 2015
  • 1 Swetha Prabhakaran selected for Champions of Change award in US [ Awards ]

    About Swetha Prabhakaran: Swetha Prabhakaran is a 15 years old Indian - origin girl. Swetha was born to Indian parents who had transferred to US from Tamil Nadu’s Tirunelveli in 1998. She is the founder and CEO of Everybody Code Now which is a non - profit organization working to

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  • 2 Sheikh Hasina, Bangladesh PM wins UN Award on Climate Change [ Awards ]

    About Sheikh Hasina: Sheikh Hasina was born on 28th September 1947. She is the current Prime Minister of Bangladesh. Earlier, she was served as Prime Minister from 1996 to 2001. She has led the Bangladesh Awami League since 1981.

    • Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the first President of Ban

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  • 3 Shiv Sena demands ‘Bharat Ratna’ award for Veer Savarkar [ Awards ]

    About Shiv Sena: Shiv Sena is an Indian local political party. This party is based on Marathi nationalism and Hindu nationalism. It was founded by political cartoonist Bal Thackeray on 19th June 1966. The party was begun from a movement in Mumbai.

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    Image of Veer Savarkar

    Shiv Sena demands ‘Bharat Ratna’ award

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  • Sep 15, 2015
  • 1 Punjab Government bags award for accomplishing rooftop solar power output [ Awards ]

    About solar rooftop power station: A solar rooftop power station, or solar rooftop system, is a photovoltaic system that has its electricity - generating solar panels fixed on the rooftop of a residential or commercial building or structure.

    • The various components of such a sys

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  • 2 Haryana Government bags Skoch Order-of-Merit National award for e-governance, IT enterprises [ Awards ]

    About Skoch Order of Merit National Award: This award is granted upon top performing government organizations and private organizations working with the government. This is given by Skoch Consultancy Services Private Limited which started in 1997, it is a tactic and management ac

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  • Sep 11, 2015
  • 1 India wins UNESCO Award for preserving Sree Vadakkumnathan Temple in Kerala [ Awards ]

    About Sree Vadakkumnathan Temple in Kerala: It is an ancient Hindu temple dedicated to Shiva located in Thrissur district of Kerala. It has monumental towers on all four sides and also has a Kuttambalam (a kind of design) displaying monographs carved in wood.

    Sree Vadakkumnathan Temple in Kerala

    Sree Vadakkumnathan Temple in Kerala

    Winner of UNESCO Award

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  • 2 Jhumpa Lahiri nominated for National Humanities award of White House [ Awards ]

    About Jhumpa Lahiri: She was born on July 11th 1967. She is known as Bengali - American author. Her one of the debut short story is Interpreter of Maladies in 1999. Her first novel is The Namesake in 2003, later was adapted into a film.

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    Image of Jhumpa Lahiri

    Nominated for National Humanities award of White House

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  • Aug 19, 2015
  • 1 TPP Nair, SP Misra, Romeo James selected for Dhyan Chand award 2015 [ Awards ]

    About TPP Nair: TPP Nair’s full name is TP Padmanabhan Nair and he is from Cherukunnu of Kannur. He is former volleyball captain of Indian team. He was the only Indian volleyball player who had won two Asian Games medals.

    • He cried foul after he was ignored for the Arjuna Award

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  • Aug 18, 2015
  • 1 Swatantra Raj Singh: The Boxing Coach recommended for Dronacharya award [ Awards ]

    About recommendation of Swatantra Raj Singh: Boxing Coach Swatantra Raj Singh has been recommended for the Dronacharya award of 2015. Two others are also selected for this award Nihar Amin for Swimming and Harbans Singh for Athletics.

    • This recommendation was made by the award s

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  • Aug 14, 2015
  • 1 Indian app developers awarded by Facebook 21 million dollars under FbStart initiative [ Awards ]

    About Facebook: Facebook is an online social networking service used in all over the world. It’s headquarter is in Menlo Park, California. Its website was launched on 4th February, 2004 by Mark Zuckerberg with his Harvard College roommates and other fellow students Eduardo Saveri

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  • Aug 13, 2015
  • 1 Sania Mirza is conferred for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award [ Awards ]

    About Sania Mirza: Sania Mirza was born on 15th November 1986. She is an Indian professional tennis player and currently she ranked as world’s No. 1 in women’s doubles. She is the third Indian woman in the Open Era who selected and won a round at a Grand Slam tournament.

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    Image of Sania Mirza

    Winner of Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award 2015

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  • Aug 11, 2015
  • 1 Raghavendra Gadagkar received the Cross of Order of the Merit Award of Germany [ Awards ]

    About Raghavendra Gadagkar: Raghavendra Gadagkar works as a professor at the Centre for Ecological Sciences, Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore, India. He studies evolution of social behaviour by using eusocial insects using Ropalidia marginata, a locally common wasp as a

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  • 2 Goa Tourism Minister Mr. Dilip Parulekar awarded with PATWA 2015 award [ Awards ]

    About Mr. Dilip Parulekar: Dilip Parulekar is from Porvorim of Goa. He is Goa’s tourism minister and Secretary and Director for Tourism, Mathew Samuel (IAS). He is also member of Bharatiya Janta Party.

    • He is also part of fifth legislative assembly 2007 where he is member of com

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  • Aug 7, 2015
  • 1 Zhanna Nemtsova achieved Solidarity award in Poland [ Awards ]

    About Zhanna Nemtsova: Zhanna Nemtsova born 26th March 1984 in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia. She is a Russian journalist and social activist. His father is Russian statesman Boris Nemtsov who was killed by Russian propaganda in 2014 and her mother is investor Raisa Ahmetovna.

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    Image of Zhanna Nemtsova

    Winner of Solidarity award in Poland

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  • Aug 5, 2015
  • 1 NDDB wins special achievement in GIS Award [ Awards ]

    About NDDB: NDDB stands for National Dairy Development Board. It was set up by an Act of Parliament of India. It was founded by Dr. Verghese Kurien and created in 1965. Its head office is placed at Anand in Gujarat.

    • Its offices are in most of regions in all over India.
    • NDDB’s divi

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  • 2 Rajan Vishal chosen for Election Commission’s Zonal award [ Awards ]

    About Rajan Vishal: Rajan Vishal is an IAS officer from Himachal Pradesh of batch 2008. He achieved 60th position in IAS exam. He did M.A. Economics from Punjab University, Chandigarh and Master Business Economics (MBE) from University of Delhi, South Campus New Delhi.

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  • Aug 4, 2015
  • 1 Cricketer Ravichandran Ashwin honoured with Arjuna Award [ Awards ]

    About Ravichandran Ashwin: Ravichandran Ashwin is an Indian international cricketer born on 17 September 1986 and he is from Tamil Nadu. He is a right-handed batsman and right-arm off break bowler.

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    Image of Ravichandran Ashwin

    Winner of Arjuna Award

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  • Aug 3, 2015
  • 1 Sania Mirza recommended for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award 2015 [ Awards ]

    About Sania Mirza: Sania Mirza born on 15 November 1986, Mumbai, Maharashtra. She is an Indian professional tennis player, currently she is ranked world No. 1 in women’s doubles. She was ranked by the Women’s Tennis Association as India’s No. 1 player, both in singles and doubles

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  • 2 Sanjiv Chaturvedi, Anshu Gupta win Ramon Magsaysay Award 2015 [ Awards ]

    About Sanjiv Chaturvedi: Sanjiv Chaturvedi is an IFS ( Indian Forest Service) officer from the Haryana cadre of 2002 batch. Currently he is the deputy secretary at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS).

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    Image of Sanjiv Chaturvedi

    Ramon Magsaysay Award 2015 Winner

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  • Jul 29, 2015
  • 1 Jorge Sampaio, Helena Ndume received award of inaugural Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela Prize [ Awards ]

    About Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela Prize: Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was a South African anti-apartheid innovative, politician and promoter. He was President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999. UN General Assembly (UNGA) Establish Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela Prize in June 2014.

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  • 2 BEL bags Dun Bradstreet’s India’s Top PSUs Awards 2015 [ Awards ]

    About BEL: Bharat Electronics Limited is shortly called as BEL is an Indian government aerospace and defense company. It has nine factories, and few local offices in India. It is maintained by the Government of India and it’s mainly production of advanced electronic products for

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  • Jul 24, 2015
  • 1 Kerala Tourism’s Muziris Heritage Project wins 2015 PATA Award [ Awards ]

    Kerala Tourism has won 2015 Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) award for its Muziris Heritage Project. This award was in the ‘Heritage & Culture’ category. The dedications in the project to get this award are maintenance and protection of the ancient town of historical and cu

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  • Jul 23, 2015
  • 1 Naomi Klein wins 2015 American Book Award [ Awards ]

    Naomi Klein born on May 8, 1970 is a Canadian author, social activist, and filmmaker renowned for political analyses and criticism of corporate globalization and of corporate capitalism. She is known for “ No Logo” , a book that went on to become an international bestseller.

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  • Jul 21, 2015
  • 1 Krishnapatnam Port receives Golden Peacock award for environment management [ Awards ]

    Krishnapatnam Port (Andhra Pradesh) has been awarded Golden Peacock environment management award for its achievements and initiatives in the field of environment. During the 17th World Congress on Environment Management, C Sasidhar is Managing Director of Krishnapatnam Port who w

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  • Jul 14, 2015
  • 1 ‘Buddha In A Traffic Jam’ wins best original screenplay award at the Madrid Film Festival [ Awards ]

    ‘Buddha In A Traffic Jam’ film has won the best original screenplay in a Foreign Language award at the Madrid International Film Festival. This film based on a political satire which directed by filmmaker Vivek Agnihotri. It stars Arunoday Singh and Mahi Gill in a lead role along

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  • Jul 6, 2015
  • 1 Four Indian-Americans honoured with Great Immigrants award 2015 in United States [ Awards ]

    Four Indian-Americans have been honoured with prestigious Great Immigrants, The Pride of America award 2015 in United States. Four Indian-Americans selected among 38 distinguished personalities from more than 30 countries around the world who have been honoured with this year’s a

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  • 2 Indian-American teacher Darshan Jain receives US Presidential Award [ Awards ]

    Darshan Jain who is an Indian-American teacher has been selected for prestigious Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. The award carries monetary prize of US 10000 dollars. American President Barack Obama selected Darshan Jain along with 107 Mathe

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  • 3 Prof. Sanjeev Galande selected for G D Birla Award for Scientific Research [ Awards ]

    Eminent Prof. Sanjeev Galande has been selected for the prestigious G D Birla award for Scientific Research 2014. Prof. Sanjeev has been selected for his significant contribution and his pioneering research in the field of Epigenetics and Molecular Cell Biology. At present, Prof.

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  • Jun 30, 2015
  • 1 President conferred Punyabhushan Award on Prataprao Pawar [ Awards ]

    President Pranab Mukherjee conferred Punyabhushan Award on Prataprao Pawar who is the Chairman of Sakal Media Group (SMG) at Balgandharva Auditorium in Pune. Scientist Raghunath Mashelkar head committee selected Punyabhushan award for Prataprao Pawar. He is the 27th recipient of

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  • 2 Nadia district won the UN Public Service Award 2015 for eliminating open defecation [ Awards ]

    The district administration of Nadia, West Bengal was conferred with the United Nations Public Service Award 2015 for eliminating open defecation in the district. Nadia district could achieve this feat due to its collaborative effort with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICE

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