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

  • Mar 28, 2016
  • 1  2016 Hockey India Annual Awards [ Awards ]

    The 2016 Major Dhyan Chand Lifetime Achievement Award has been honored to Late Capt. Shankar Laxman. The award carries Rs. 30 lakh which was accepted by his son Manohar Singh Shekhawat at the 2016 Hockey India Annual Awards held in Bengaluru.

    Late Capt. Shankar Laxman was one of

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  • Mar 22, 2016
  • 1  2014-15 Krishi Karman Awards Has Been Presented by PM Narendra Modi [ Awards ]

    At a ceremony held at New Delhi Prime Minister Narendra Modi had conferred 2014 - 15 Krishi Karman Awards to various states. The awards were presented in two different categories like: Total foodgrain production and Individual Crops.

    Winner of Krishi Karman Awards 2014 - 15:

    To

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  • 2  Skoch Lifetime Achievement Award Will Be Honored to Venkaiah Naidu [ Awards ]

    M Venkaiah Naidu a Union urban Development, Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation and Parliamentary Affairs Minister been conferred with the Skoch Lifetime Achievement Award. At 43rd SKOCH summit held in New Delhi for his contributions to inclusive growth and towards poverty alle

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  • Mar 14, 2016
  • 1  Golden City Gate Award Has Been Won by Kerala Tourism Campaign [ Awards ]

    The prestigious ‘Golden City Gate Award’ has been won by the campaign of Kerala Tourism titled ‘New Worlds’ at the International Tourismus-Borse Berlin (ITB-Berlin) 2016. The multimedia campaign contains three short films directed by the Anwar Rasheed a well-known Malayalam filmm

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  • Mar 9, 2016
  • 1  Mahindra Lifetime Achievement Award Honored to Former NDDB Chief Amrita Patel [ Awards ]

    Prestigious 2016 Mahindra Samriddhi India Agri Lifetime Achievement Award (the Krishi Shiromani Samman) has been honored to NDDB chief Dr. Amrita Patel. The Union Minister of Agriculture Radha Mohan Singh has honored her with the award for her contribution in the field of agricul

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  • Mar 7, 2016
  • 1 2015 Krutitava Smagra Samman Award Has Been Honored to Dogri Poetess Padma Sachdev [ Awards ]

    Prominent Dogri poetess and writer Padma Sachdev has been awarded with the prestigious Krutitava Smagra Samman 2015 for her fabulous contribution in literature and great service to Dogri Language. West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi has presented this award to her.

    The Ko

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  • 2 Manoj Kumar Will Be Honored with Dadasaheb Phalke Award [ Awards ]

    The prestigious 47th Dadasaheb Phalke Award for the year 2015 will be honored to the Expert Film Actor and Director Manoj Kumar. His selection was done by five member jury consisted of Lata Mangeshkar, Asha Bhosle, Salim Khan, Nitin Mukesh and Anup Jalota

    About Manoj Kumar:

    • Mano

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  • Mar 4, 2016
  • 1 11th Meta Lifetime Achievement Award Will Be Honored to Theatre Guru Ratan Thiyam [ Awards ]

    The Prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award for 2016 will be honored to Expert playwright and director Ratan Thiyam at the Mahindra Excellence in Theatre Awards (META). He is selected for his work in creating a new language in theatre and enriching the art form in various roles as

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  • Mar 2, 2016
  • 1 Three International Awards Has Been Won by Indira Gandhi International Airport [ Awards ]

    For 2015 year three international awards has been won by Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) from the Airports Council International (ACI). According to the ACI’s Airport Service Quality (ASQ) survey IGAI has scored 4.96 on a scale of 1 to 5.

    Awards:

    Retained Wor

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  • Feb 29, 2016
  • 1 Oscar Awards: 88th Academy Awards [ Awards ]

    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) presented 88th Academy Awards ceremony was held at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles. The Oscars (Academy Awards) were offered in twenty four Different and they are:

    • Best Picture: Spotlight.
    • Best Actor: Leona

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  • 2 Resul Pookutty: First Asian to Win Golden Reel Award [ Awards ]

    Resul Pookutty sound designer has won the prestigious American Motion Picture Sound Editors’ (MPSE) Golden Reel Award for best sound for documentary “India’s Daughter” directed by Leslee Udwin and is based on the Delhi gangrape incident of December 2012.

    He is the first Asian to

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  • 3 Ex-Drdo Dg Dr Avinash Chander is Honored with Aryabhata Award [ Awards ]

    Dr Avinash Chander a former DRDO Director-General (DG) has been awarded with prestigious Aryabhata Award of Astronautically Society of India for his contribution to missile technology. Dr R Chidambaram, Principal Scientific Adviser to Union Government, and Dr A S Kiran Kumar, Cha

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  • Feb 22, 2016
  • 1 “Ottal” a Malayalam Film Won the Best Children’s Film Award in Berlin International Film Festival [ Awards ]

    At the 2016 Berlin International Film Festival Ottal (The Trap) a Malayalam film has won best feature-length and best short films in the children’s category. And with the prestigious Crystal Bear award in the ‘Generation K-Plus’ section the film was awarded.

    • Jayaraj Rajasekharan

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  • Feb 19, 2016
  • 1 Israel Prize Awards Has Been Honored to Renowned Indologist David Shulman [ Awards ]

    The prestigious Israel Prize has been honored to renowned Indologist Professor David Shulman for his breakthrough studies in fields like philosophy and religion. For his studies on the religion, literature and culture of southern India and has command over Indian languages like S

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  • Feb 18, 2016
  • 1 France National Order of the Legion of Honour Has Been Awarded to the Fashion Designer Manish Arora [ Awards ]

    The highest civilian honour Chevalier de la Legion d’Honneur (Knight of the Legion of Honour) of France has been won by Indian fashion designer Manish Arora. French Ambassador to India Francois Richier has honored him with the awared for his contribution to the fashion world.

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  • Feb 17, 2016
  • 1 Behavioural Change Communication Award Has Been Won by Tiruchirapalli City [ Awards ]

    Behavioral change Communication Award has been won by Tiruchirapalli city in Tamil Nadu for best city performer. At the Swach Survekshan function Trichy city commissioner Vijayalakshmi has received this award from Union Minister of urban Development Venkaiah Naiadu.

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  • Feb 8, 2016
  • 1 2015-2016 Bhimsen Joshi Award Has Been Honored to Sarangi Expert Ram Narayan [ Awards ]

    The prestigious Bharat Ratna Pandit Bhimsen Joshi Classical Music Award for year 2015 - 2016 has been honored to Sarangi maestro Pandit Ram Narayan (88). Pandit Ram Narayan is first internationally successful sarangi player. He is solo promoter of musical instrument as a single c

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  • Feb 1, 2016
  • 1 Wildlife filmmaker Naresh Bedi conferred with V. Shantaram Life Time Achievement Award at MIFF [ Awards ]

    Naresh Bedi is an Indian filmmaker and the eldest of the Bedi Brothers. He is a member of the second generation of three generations of Wildlife photographers and filmmakers. He has authored around 74 books on the subject of wildlife photography.

    About his achievements:

    • Naresh

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  • 2 2015 Prince Mahidol Award won by Morton Mower, Michael Marmot [ Awards ]

    About Morton Mower: Dr. Morton M. Mower is an American cardiologist and the co-inventor of the automatic implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD). An ICD is a battery-powered device placed under the skin that keeps track of our heart rate.

    • Thin wires connect the ICD to our

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  • 3 Nitish Kumar, Chief Minister of Bihar choosen for K. Veeramani Social Justice Award [ Awards ]

    Nitish Kumar was born on 1st March 1951. He is Chief Minister of Biharsince February 2015. He served as the Chief Minister of Bihar from 2005 to 2014 and also served as a minister in theUnion Government of India.

    • He is associated with theJanata Dal (United) party.
    • About his sel

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  • 4 2016 Colby Award won by Nisid Hajari for Best Military Book [ Awards ]

    Nisid Hajari is well-known Indian writer and he is currently managing the editorial page of Bloomberg News’ Asia reporting for Bloomberg View. He had also worked as a top editor at Newsweek International and Newsweek magazine in New York for 10 years, before joining Bloomberg.

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  • Jan 28, 2016
  • 1 Australia’s Highest Civilian Award has be Honored to 3 PIOs [ Awards ]

    Australia’s highest Civilian awared is honored to 3 persons of Indian-origin (PIO) in 2016. For their contribution in the fields of physics, engineering and medicine. This is announced on 26th January 2016 (the Australia Day).

    Three PIOs are:

    Chennupati Jagadish:

    • He is selecte

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  • Jan 27, 2016
  • 1 2016 Yash Chopra Memorial Award has been honored to Actress Rekha [ Awards ]

    The third edition of Yash Chopra Memorial Award has been honored to popular Bollywood actress and Rajya Sabha MP Rekha for her talent and contribution to the film industry. The award was conferred upon her by Maharashtra Governor C Vidyasagar Rao in recognition of.

    About Rekha:

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  • 2 Gallantry Awards 2016 [ Awards ]

    The India’s highest peacetime gallantry award has been conferred by President Pranab Mukherjee on 67th Republic Day celebrations. And the Ashok Chakra awared is honored to Lance Naik Mohan Nath Goswami. President has approved 365 Gallantry awards and other Defence decorations to

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  • Jan 26, 2016
  • 1 2016 Padma Awards [ Awards ]

    The names of recipients of year 2016 for 112 Padma awards have been announced by President Pranab Mukherjee. Padma Awards is the highest civilian awards of Country. This Awards are conferred in three Categories: Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri.

    And this year list i

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  • Jan 19, 2016
  • 1 2014-15 Krishi Karman Award has been rewarded to Madhya Pradesh [ Awards ]

    For 4th successive time the Union Government’s prestigious Krishi Karman Award in maximum food grains production category has been conferred to Madhya Pradesh for year 2014 - 15. For the Integrated Agri Production category MP has been shortlisted for the award in the year 2014 -

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  • Jan 13, 2016
  • 1 2016 FIFA Ballon d’Or award has been won by Lionel Messi [ Awards ]

    The 2016 FIFA Ballon d’Or Award has been wan by Barcelona FC forward Lionel Messi from Argentina. And with this he has created history by winning this title of world’s best football player for five times. He has won this award in 2010 (inaugural), 2011, 2012 and 2012.

    He has won

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  • Jan 11, 2016
  • 1 2015 Harikrishna Devsare Baalsahitya Award has been honored to Poet Balkrishna Garg [ Awards ]

    The second edition of Harikrishna Devsare Baalsahitya Award 2015 has been honored to Veteran poet Balkrishna Garg for his collection of poems for children titled ‘Baal Geet’. Sahitya Akademi President Vishwanath Prasad Tiwari and National Book Trust Chairman Baldeo Bhai Sharm hav

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  • 2 2016 Central Banker of the Year Award has been won by RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan [ Awards ]

    The Central Banker of the Year Award (Global and Asia Pacific) for year 2016 has been awarded to Governor of RBI Raghuram Rajan. The Banker, a monthly publication of Financial Times Group the awarded presented to him. This award has been honored to those who play significance rol

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  • Jan 8, 2016
  • 1 2015 Costa Novel Award has been won by Kate Atkinson [ Awards ]

    The 2015 Costa novel award has been won by the British writer Kate Atkinson for her novel “A God in Ruins”. And she has created history for British by becoming the first British author to receive a Costa prize three times. Previously she had won it for “Life After Life” (2013) an

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