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TVS Chairman Venu Srinivasan conferred honorary citizenship of Busan

Published on: 19-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

TVS chairman Venu Srinivasan conferred the title of Honorary Citizen of Busan for his efforts to enhance friendship and cooperation between India and Korea.

Veteran poetess Imtiaz Dharker awarded with the Queen’s Gold Medal for Poetry 2014

Published on: 19-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

Noted Pakistan-born poetess Imtiaz Dharker was on 17 December 2014 awarded the Queen’s Gold Medal for Poetry 2014 for her latest poetry collection Over the Moon.

Xu Youyu of China won Olof Palme Human Rights Prize for the year 2014

Published on: 17-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 14 people agreed

Pro-democracy activist of China Xu Youyu won Olof Palme human rights prize of Sweden and it was announced by the Olof Palme Memorial Fund.

Miss South Africa Rolene Strauss crowned Miss World 2014

Published on: 15-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 44 people agreed

Miss South Africa Rolene Strauss crowned Miss World 2014 at the pageant's final in London. 2013 winner Megan Young of the Philippines crowned Strauss.

Asha Bhosle awarded DIFF Lifetime Achievement Award 2014

Published on: 13-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 11 people agreed

Playback singer Asha Bhosle was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 11th Dubai International Film Festival held in Dubai.

Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz awarded the Confucius Peace Prize 2014

Published on: 12-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 17 people agreed

Former Cuban Leader Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz was on 9 December 2014 awarded the Confucius Peace Prize 2014 for his important contributions in eliminating nuclear war after his retirement.

Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai received Nobel Peace Prize for the year 2014

Published on: 11-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 42 people agreed

Child rights campaigner of India Kailash Satyarthi and Education activist of Pakistan Malala Yousafzai received the Nobel Peace Prize awards.

Manthan Awards conferred on 26 social entrepreneurs from South Asia and Asia-Pacific

Published on: 11-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 18 people agreed

Manthan Awards South Asia 2014 was given on 5 December 2014 to 26 social entrepreneurs...

Azim Premji awarded Swiss Ambassador's Award

Published on: 09-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 32 people agreed

Chairman of Wipro Azim Premji awarded Swiss Ambassador Award for inspirational and socially responsible leadership.

Indian PM Narendra Modi named as the Asian of the Year 2014 by The Straits Times

Published on: 06-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 33 people agreed

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was on 5 December 2014 named as the Asian of the Year 2014 by Singapore’s leading newspaper The Straits Times.

Film artist Duncan Campbell won Turner Prize for the year 2014

Published on: 02-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

Film artist of Ireland Duncan Campbell won Turner Prize 2014 for a video that reflects on African art and includes a dance sequence inspired by Karl Marx.

President Pranab Mukherjee presented Niryat Shree and Niryat Bandhu Awards

Published on: 02-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 65 people agreed

The President of India Pranab Mukherjee presented the Niryat Shree and Niryat Bandhu Awards for outstanding performance in exports for the year 2010-11 and 2011-12 in New Delhi.

The Economic Times Awards for Corporate Excellence announced

Published on: 01-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 76 people agreed

The Economic Times Awards for Corporate Excellence was announced on 30 November 2014.

37th Jamnalal Bajaj Foundation Awards for the year 2014 presented

Published on: 29-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 9 people agreed

In the year 2014, the Foundation is commemorating the 125th Birth Anniversary of Jamnalal Bajaj.

Michael Phelps named Male Athlete of the Year at the 2014 USA Swimming Golden Goggle Awards

Published on: 26-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 31 people agreed

He was crowned with the title for a fifth time

Assam NGO Aaranyak nominated for UN Lighthouse Activities award

Published on: 26-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 22 people agreed

UNFCCC announced United Nations Lighthouse Activities award 2014 in Bonn, Germany. It named 12 shining examples of climate action.

Bilal Tanweer won Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize 2014

Published on: 25-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 26 people agreed

Lahore-based author Bilal Tanweer on 24 November 2014 won the 2014 Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize for his novel The Scatter Here Is Too Great (Random House India).

Dilip Vengsarkar received Col CK Nayudu Lifetime achievement award

Published on: 22-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 23 people agreed

Dilip Vengsarkar received the prestigious BCCI-instituted Colonel C K Nayudu Lifetime achievement award for his contribution to Indian cricket.

Rajinikanth conferred with Indian Film Personality of the year 2014 award at IFFI

Published on: 21-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 31 people agreed

Tamil superstar Rajinikanth was on 20 November 2014 honoured with the centenary award for Indian Film Personality of the year 2014 at the 45th International Film Festival of India (IFFI).

Chintan won Deutsche Bank Urban Age Award for the year 2014

Published on: 21-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 16 people agreed

The award was given for cleaning the New Delhi railway station.

ISRO chosen for Indira Gandhi prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development for 2014

Published on: 20-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 55 people agreed

ISRO will be conferred the Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development for 2014.

Indian-American Neha Gupta won International Children’s Peace Prize 2014

Published on: 19-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 56 people agreed

Neha Gupta was awarded the prestigious International Children’s Peace Prize 2014 by Desmond Tutu in The Hague.

Pandit Jasraj conferred with Sumitra Charat Ram Award 2014 for Lifetime Achievement

Published on: 18-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 31 people agreed

Veteran classical vocalist Pandit Jasraj was on 17 November 2014 conferred with the Sumitra Charat Ram Award for Lifetime Achievement.

Assam government presented 1st state bravery award to Gunjan Sarma

Published on: 18-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 30 people agreed

Gunjan Sarma won the first state bravery award of Assam for saving lives of 10 school children who were taken hostage by a gunman.

SAIL Chairman CS Verma received IIM- JRD Tata Award for Excellence in Corporate leadership

Published on: 17-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 18 people agreed

SAIL Chairman CS Verma  was conferred with the IIM- JRD Tata Award for Excellence in Corporate leadership in Metallurgical Industries for the year 2014.

Radio Kashmir Jammu won Gandhian Philosophy and Public Service Broadcasting award 2014

Published on: 14-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 41 people agreed

Radio Kashmir Jammu won prestigious Gandhian Philosophy and Public Service Broadcasting award 2014 for its programme Jeevan Rekha.

Jnanpith award 2013 conferred on Hindi poet Kedarnath Singh

Published on: 11-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 35 people agreed

President conferred the Jnanpith Award 2013 on eminent Hindi poet Kedarnath Singh for his outstanding contribution towards Indian literature.

Darjeeling Zoo received The Earth Heroes Award 2014

Published on: 10-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 54 people agreed

The Darjeeling Zoo or the Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park was on 1 November 2014 selected for the prestigious International Award The Earth Heroes Award 2014.

President of India Pranab Mukherjee presented SCOPE Meritorious Awards

Published on: 07-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 19 people agreed

The President of India Pranab Mukherjee on 5 November 2014 presented the Standing Conference of Public Enterprises Meritorious Awards at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi.

Narinder Batra awarded with the President's Award of International Hockey Federation

Published on: 05-NOV-2014
Important for Exam: 30 people agreed

Narinder Batra on 4 November 2014 was awarded the prestigious President's Award by the International Hockey Federation (FIH) at Morocco.

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