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

  • Aug 1, 2017
  • 1 Fields Medal: Maryam Mirzakhani Only Woman to Win Fields Medal [ Awards ]

    Maryam Mirzakhani, an Iranian mathematician- only woman win a Fields Medal-most prestigious honor in mathematics, died Saturday causing big loss to the mathematical community worldwide.

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    Image of Fields Medal

    Image of Fields Medal

    • Dr. Mirzakhani worked on dynamics and geometry

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  • 2 Satyabrata Rout Bagged Sangeet Natak Akademi Puraskar 2016 [ Awards ]

    Sangeet Natak Akademi Puraskar 2016 has been awarded to Satyabrata Rout who is professor at the Department of Theatre Arts, S N School of Arts and Communication, University of Hyderabad (UoH).

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    Image of Satyabrata Rout

    Image of Satyabrata Rout

    • The award is credited to him fo

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  • Jun 11, 2017
  • 1 MGNREGA National Award Won by Vizianagaram [ Awards ]

    Vizianagaram of Andhra Pradesh has been selected for the MGNREGA annual award by Ministry of Rural Development among the 17 districts for effective implementation of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act during the time period 2015 - 16.

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    Location of Vizianagaram

    Location of Vizianagaram

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  • May 27, 2017
  • 1 Ravichandran Ashwin Wins International Cricketer of the Year Award [ Awards ]

    India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin on Wednesday won the coveted International Cricketer of the Year award at the CEAT Cricket Rating (CCR) International awards 2017. The award was presented to Ashwin by former India skipper Sunil Gavaskar and Harsh Goenka, Chairman of RPG Ente

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  • May 26, 2017
  • 1 India’S Rohan Chakravarty Wins WWF International President’S Award [ Awards ]

    Rohan Chakravarty, a young Indian wildlife and environment cartoonist has won this year’s WWF International President’s Award for his efforts to inspire change and attitudes towards nature. The award ceremony was held recently in Manado, Indonesia.

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    Image of Rohan Chakravarty

    Image of Rohan Chakravarty

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  • 2 Indian Boy Wins Intel International Science Award in US [ Awards ]

    An Indian boy has won the world’s largest pre-college science competition in the US in the environmental engineering category for his project on biodegradation of pesticides. Prashant Ranganathan is a student of Carmel Junior College in Jamshedpur.

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    Image of Indian Boy Wins Intel Internationl Award in US

    Image of Indian boy Wins Intel Internationl Award in US

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  • May 24, 2017
  • 1 Indian Scientist Shrinivas Kulkarni Wins Prestigious Dan David Prize [ Awards ]

    Indian scientist Shrinivas Kulkarni has won the prestigious Dan David prize as recognition for his contribution in the field of astronomy. Mr Kulkarni is a professor of astrophysics and planetary science at California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, California.

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    Image of Scientist Shrinivas Kulkarni

    Image of Scientist Shrinivas Kulkarni

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  • May 15, 2017
  • 1 Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu Selected for USIBC Award [ Awards ]

    Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu has been selected for the ‘Transformative Chief Minister Award’ in recognition for his role in advancing the US-India partnership at the state level. Last year’s receiver for this award was Amitabh Kant, CEO of Niti Aayog.

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    Image of the Chandrababu Naidu

    Image of the Chandrababu Naidu

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  • Apr 28, 2017
  • 1 The Youngest UN Messenger of Peace [ Awards ]

    The Union Nations has bestowed the highest honor UN Messenger of Peace upon Nobel Peace prize laureate Malala Yousafzai. She had been described as a symbol of the most important thing in the world-education for all. Because of this r4eason she became the youngest ever UN Messenge

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  • Apr 14, 2017
  • 1 64th National Film Awards [ Awards ]

    On 7th April 2017 the 64th National Film Awards were announced. Kasaav, the Marathi film won the award in the Best Feature Film category and Fireflies in the Abyss won in the Non-Feature film Category. Telugu drama film Sathamanam Bhavathi directed by Satish Vegesna was selected

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  • Mar 20, 2017
  • 1 Konkani Writer Mahabaleshwar Sail Honoured with Saraswati Samman Award 2016 [ Awards ]

    Eminent Konkani writer Mahabaleshwar Sail was honoured with the Saraswati Samman 2016. The award was given for his novel ‘Hawthan’. Selection for the award was made by a jury president by the 29th Chief Justice of India (CJI) as Anand.

    Eminent Konkani writer Mahabaleshwar Sail

    Eminent Konkani Writer Mahabaleshwar Sail

    Eminent Konkani writer Mahabaleshwar Sail

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  • Mar 17, 2017
  • 1 Moortidevi Award for M P Veerendra Kumar [ Awards ]

    The prestigious Moortidevi Award for Rajya Sabha MP and writer M P Veerendra Kumar has been selected of Bharatiya Jnanpith organization. M P Veerendra Kumar will be presented the 30th Moortidevi Award instituted by Bharatiya Jnanpith.

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    • The Moortidevi Award is instit

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  • 2 Sahitya Akademi Awards 2016 Presented [ Awards ]

    Twenty-four writers received the Sahitya Akademi Awards 2016. Eminent authors were conferred with award/honour for writing in as different Indian languages. Awards were conferred in different genres and they included poetry, essay, short story, novel, criticism and play.

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    Sahitya Akademi Award 2016

    sahitya akademi award 2016

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  • 3 CM Manohar Lal Conferred Haryana’S Highest Sports Award to 42 Sportspersons [ Awards ]

    Haryana government conferred awards to 42 sportspersons of state. It is to recognize sports persons for their outstanding performance at national and international level between years 2013 and 2017. Out of them five awards given for games of individuals.

    11 sports persons were honoured with Bhim award in Haryana

    11 Sports Persons Were Honoured with Bhim Award in Haryana

    11 sports persons were honoured with Bhim award in Haryana

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  • 4 Tata Steel Owned Katamati Iron Mine Wins Best Green Organization Award [ Awards ]

    Tata Steel’s Katamati iron mine has been honoured with Best Green Organisation of Year Award. Global Green Future Leadership Awards in recognition of its environmental protection measures. Award was presented at a function organized by World CSR Day on February 18.

    Katamati Iron Mine, Best Green Organisation of Year Award

    Katamati Iron Mine, Best Green Organisation of Year Award

    Katamati Iron Mine, Best Green Organisation of Year Award

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  • 5 AIIMS Delhi Wins Rs 5 Crore Kayakalp Award [ Awards ]

    All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi won first prize under Central Government Hospitals category of Kayakalp awards. AIIMS was rewarded with Rs. 5 crore, for maintaining high standards of sanitation and hygiene.

    Union Health Minister J P Nadda presenting Kayakalp award

    Union Health Minister J P Nadda Presenting Kayakalp Award

    Union Health Minister J P Nadda presenting Kayakalp award

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  • 6 Indian Tabla Player Sandeep Das Wins 2017 Grammy Award [ Awards ]

    Indian tabla player Sandeep Das won Grammy in World Music category. Sandeep Das was part of Yo-Yo Ma’s Silk Road Ensemble Sing Me Home. The album was released to accompany a documentary on Ma’s project.

    59th Annual Grammy Awards

    59th Annual Grammy Awards

    59th Annual Grammy Awards

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    • Indian tab

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  • 7 Indian - Origin British Sculptor Anish Kapoor Wins Genesis Prize [ Awards ]

    Renowned Indian - origin British sculptor Anish Kapoor was honored with the prestigious $1 million 2017 Genesis Prize. Prize is given for his utmost contribution for Jewish community. He was chosen by the prize committee headed by Jewish Agency Chairman Natan Sharansky.

    Genesis winner 2017, Indian-Origin Anish Kapoor

    Genesis Winner 2017, Indian-Origin Anish Kapoor

    Genesis winner 2017, Indian-Origin Anish Kapoor

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  • 8 Hero Hangpan Dada Gets Ashok Chakra [ Awards ]

    Hangpan Dada laid down his life after single-handedly killing three terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir last year. President Pranab Mukherjee conferred Ashok Chakra on Havildar Hangpan Dada of Rashtiya Rifles on republic day. It was accepted by Dada’s widow Chasen Lowang.

    Mukherjee awards Ashok Chakra to Havildar Hangpan

    Mukherjee Awards Ashok Chakra to Havildar Hangpan

    Mukherjee awards Ashok Chakra to Havildar Hangpan

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  • 9 Padma Awards 2017 [ Awards ]

    This year the President of India has approved conferment of Padma Awards to 89 persons. The list comprises of 7 Padma Vibhushan, 7 Padma Bhushan and 75 Padma Shri Awardees. 19 of the awardees are women. The Padma Award ceremony will be held on the occasion of 68th Republic Day.

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  • Mar 17, 2017
  • 1 Delhi Airport Wins Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Award in Aviation Sector [ Awards ]

    The Delhi International Airport (Private) Limited (DIAL) has won the ’Golden Peacock Award for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in transportation sector under Aviation category for year 2016.

    Interior of GMR Group-led Delhi International Airport Ltd

    Interior of GMR Group-led Delhi International Airport Ltd

    Interior of GMR Group-led Delhi International Airport Ltd

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  • 2 Barack Obama Awards Joe Biden with Presidential Medal of Freedom [ Awards ]

    Joe Biden broke down in tears as Barack Obama awarded him the Presidential Medal of Freedom in a surprise farewell ceremony. It is the highest civilian honour, in a surprise tribute at the White House. Biden became the fourth person in US history to receive the award.

    Joe Biden, Barack Obama awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom

    Joe Biden, Barack Obama Awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom

    Joe Biden, Barack Obama awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom

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  • 3 Padmashree Awardee K.M. Philip is No More [ Awards ]

    Padmasree K. M. Philip, former executive director of MRF Ltd. and former director of Malayala Manorama, passed away. He dies at the age of 104. He has served to the Rubber Board of India for more than 15 years. His work has been recognised through a number of awards.

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    Image of KM Philip

    Image of KM Philip

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  • Feb 24, 2017
  • 1 Lata Mangeshkar Honoured with ‘Legendary Award ’ 2017 [ Scholarship Upd. ]

    Melody Queen Lata Mangeshkar was honoured with ‘Legendary Award’ 2017 by Brand Laureate. She was bestowed with this award for her immense contribution to Hindi film music. Awards recognize world-class achievement in branding amongst individuals and companies.

    Lata Mangeshkar has been honoured with 'Legendary Award'

    Lata Mangeshkar Has Been Honoured with ‘Legendary Award’

    Lata Mangeshkar has been honoured with ‘Legendary Award’

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  • Jan 3, 2017
  • 1 Shraddha, Ghyansham Kumar Devansh Chosen for 2016 Bharatiya Jananpith Navlekhan Award [ Awards ]

    Two new Hindi writers Shraddha and Ghyansham Kumar Devansh have been chosen for Bharatiya Jnanpith Navlekhan Award for the year 2016.The award on Shraddha for her short story, ‘Hawa Mein Phadphadati Chitthi’.Devansh for his poem ‘Akash Mein Deh’.

    Bharatiya Jananpith

    Bharatiya Jananpith

    Bharatiya Jananpith

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  • Dec 24, 2016
  • 1 Shankha Ghosh Selected for 2016 Jnanpith Award [ Awards ]

    Veteran Bengali poet Shankha Ghosh has been selected for this year’s Jnanpith Award. It is India’s highest literary award. The decision was announced by the Jnanpith Board in New Delhi. The award returned to Bengal after 20 years. Mahasveta Devi was the last to receive Jnanpith f

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  • Dec 23, 2016
  • 1 Announcement of Sahitya Akademi Award 2016 [ Awards ]

    Sahitya Akademi has announced the Sahitya Akademi Awards for the year 2016. Eight books of poetry, seven books of short stories, five books of novel, two books of criticism, one book of essays and a book of play have won the prestigious awards for the year.

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    Image of Sahitya Award

    Image of Sahitya Award

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  • 2 SASTRA Ramanujan Award Winner 2016 [ Awards ]

    Kaisa Matomaki and Maksym Radziwill have jointly won the 2016 SASTRA-Ramanujan award. Award is for mathematics for their ‘revolutionary’ collaborative work on short intervals in number theory. Both presented with this prestigious award at inauguration of International Conference

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  • Dec 11, 2016
  • 1 2016 Ballon D’or Award Won by Cristiano Ronaldo [ Awards ]

    Ronaldo has won the 2016 Ballon D’OR award. France Football confirmed Cristiano Ronaldo as the winner of this year’s award ahead of Lionel Messi and Antoine Griezmann. 200 respected football journalists voted their top three players from 30-man shortlist where Ronaldo came on top

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  • Nov 24, 2016
  • 1 Obama Honors Bill, Melinda Gates with Medal of Freedom Award [ Awards ]

    President Barack Obama awarded the nation’s highest civilian honor to 21 groundbreaking actors, musicians, athletes and others during a ceremony at the White House. Presidential Medal of Freedom is an award bestowed by the President of the United States and is - along with the co

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