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US actor Harry Belafonte to receive Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Oscar Award

Published on: 30-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 16 people agreed

US actor and singer Harry Belafonte was named for  honorary Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Oscar Award on 29 August 2014.

President Pranab Mukherjee presented National Sports Awards to eminent sportsperson

Published on: 30-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 151 people agreed

The President of India Pranab Mukherjee presented the National Sports Awards to eminent sportsperson on 29 August 2014 at Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi.

President presented Hindi Sevi Samman

Published on: 28-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 39 people agreed

President presented the Hindi Sevi Samman for 2010 and 2011.

Rajiv Gandhi National Quality Awards of BIS announced

Published on: 28-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 53 people agreed

The prestigious Rajiv Gandhi National Quality Awards for the year 2012 were announced by Union Minister for Consumer Affairs,...

Guru Hanuman Akhara chosen for 2014 Rashtritya Khel Protsahan Puraskar

Published on: 22-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 38 people agreed

Guru Hanuman Akhara, a Delhi-based wrestling academy was chosen for the 2014 Rashtritya Khel Protsahan Puraskar (RKPP)

Faisalabad Agriculture University conferred M S Swaminathan with honorary degree

Published on: 22-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 38 people agreed

Renowned Agriculture Scientist M.S. Swaminathan conferred with the Doctor of Science by the University of Agriculture in Faisalabad

Filmmaker Muzaffar Ali presented with 22nd Rajiv Gandhi National Sadbhavana Award

Published on: 21-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 79 people agreed

Muzaffar Ali, renowned filmmaker and poet, was presented the 22nd Rajiv Gandhi National Sadbhavana award...

Fields Medal for the year 2014 awarded

Published on: 14-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 83 people agreed

The Fields Medal for the year 2014 was awarded on 13 August 2014 in Seoul, South Korea.

Delhi University professor Dr. Sunil Kumar received Global South Award of IPSA

Published on: 14-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 44 people agreed

Delhi University professor Dr. Sunil Kumar on 13 August 2014 received Global South Award given by International Political Science Association (IPSA)

Indian-origin mathematician Manjul Bhargava won Fields Medal

Published on: 14-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 7 people agreed

Manjul Bhargava, an Indian-origin mathematician was awarded the prestigious Fields Medal at the IMU International Congress of Mathematicians in Seoul.

Jaitley, Karan Singh, Sharad Yadav felicitated with Outstanding Parliamentarian Awards

Published on: 13-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 63 people agreed

President conferred the Outstanding Parliamentarian Awards on Arun Jaitley, Dr Karan Singh and Sharad Yadav in New Delhi.

AIMA Managing India Awards 2014 awards announced

Published on: 09-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 37 people agreed

AIMA Managing India Awards 2014 were announced. The awards were given to distinguished and eminent organization/personality for their contribution.

Royal Society honoured the geneticist Sir Alec Jeffreys with Copley Medal 2014

Published on: 06-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 57 people agreed

The geneticist Prof Sir Alec Jeffreys, discoverer of DNA fingerprinting, awarded with Copley Medal 2014 by Royal Society of London.

Bharathiya Mahila Bank Ltd bagged the Core Banking System Initiative Award-2014

Published on: 05-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 147 people agreed

Bharatiya Mahila Bank Ltd bagged the Core Banking System Initiative Award for the year 2014 at the Asian Banking and Finance - Retail Banking Awards 2014

Ramon Magsaysay Award 2014 announced

Published on: 04-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 442 people agreed

The prestigious Ramon Magsaysay Awards for year 2014 was announced on 31 July 2014.

Muzaffar Ali selected for Rajiv Gandhi National Sadbhavana Award

Published on: 02-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 111 people agreed

Muzaffar Ali has been selected for Rajiv Gandhi National Sadbhavana Award for his contribution towards promotion of Communal harmony, peace and goodwill.

Bachendri Pal conferred Bharat Gaurav by East Bengal Club

Published on: 02-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 47 people agreed

East Bengal Club conferred its highest honour of merit, Bharat Gaurav to Bachendri Pal, the first Indian woman mountaineer to scale Mount Everest.

India won 5 medals at 45th International Physics Olympiad (IPHO2014) held at Astana

Published on: 22-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 61 people agreed

The Indian Contingent won five medals in 45th International Physics Olympiad (IPHO2014) held in Astana, Kazakhstan

Environmentalist Chandi Prasad Bhatt won the Gandhi Peace prize 2013

Published on: 15-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 63 people agreed

Chandi Prasad Bhatt an acclaimed environmentalist and social activist has been awarded with the prestigious Gandhi Peace prize for 2013.

Four Indian Americans honoured on the eve of US Independence Day

Published on: 05-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 169 people agreed

Four India-born Americans were honoured on the eve of US Independence Day on 4 July 2014 for their contributions to the US

President conferred National, Shilp Guru and Sant Kabir Awards for 2011

Published on: 02-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 62 people agreed

National Awards for Handicrafts and Handlooms, Shilp Guru Awards and Sant Kabir Awards for the year 2011 were presented by the President of India.

Shah Rukh Khan Conferred with Knight of the Legion of Honor

Published on: 02-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 60 people agreed

Shah Rukh Khan was conferred with top French civilian award Knight of the Legion of Honor

Malala Yousafzai won Liberty Medal for the year 2014

Published on: 01-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 54 people agreed

Malala Yousafzai won the 2014 Liberty Medal from National Constitution Centre in Philadelphia, the largest city in the US State of Pennsylvania.

Indian sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik won prize at World Cup of Sand Sculpting-2014

Published on: 28-JUN-2014
Important for Exam: 148 people agreed

Indian sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik won the People's Choice prize at the World Cup of Sand Sculpting-2014 held in the Atlantic City of the US.

France announced to honour Shahrukh Khan with Legion of Honour

Published on: 27-JUN-2014
Important for Exam: 73 people agreed

France on 25 June 2014 announced to honour Shahrukh Khan with Officer of the Legion of Honour for his contribution to Cinema.

Inaugural Tang Prize winners for 2014 announced

Published on: 21-JUN-2014
Important for Exam: 157 people agreed

Tang Prize Foundation announced the inaugural Tang Prize

Noted Hindi poet Kedar Nath Singh selected for Jnanpith Award 2013

Published on: 21-JUN-2014
Important for Exam: 36 people agreed

Kedarnath Singh, a noted Hindi poet has been chosen for the Jnanpith award for 2013. He is the 10th Hindi writer to receive the honour.

Salman Rushdie selected for 2014 Pen Pinter prize

Published on: 20-JUN-2014
Important for Exam: 40 people agreed

Slaman Rushdie has been named as the winner of 2014 Pen Pinter Prize for his outstanding literary output and support for freedom of expression.

World Food Prize Foundation announced World Food Prize for 2014

Published on: 19-JUN-2014
Important for Exam: 47 people agreed

The prize recognizes individuals who have advanced human development by improving the quality, quantity or availability of food in the world.

Indian origin physicist Tejinder Virdee honoured knighthood by Queen Elizabeth II

Published on: 16-JUN-2014
Important for Exam: 48 people agreed

Indian origin physicist Tejinder Virdee on 14 June 2014 was honoured knighthood Bachelor by Queen Elizabeth II.

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