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Malala Yousafzai conferred 2014 Liberty Medal

Published on: 22-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 11 people agreed

Malala Yousafzai was conferred with the 2014 Liberty Medal at the National Constitution Centre in Philadelphia.

Denis Mukwege won prestigious Sakharov human rights prize

Published on: 22-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 7 people agreed

Congolese gynecologist Denis Mukwege Mukengere on 21 October 2014 won the prestigious Sakharov human rights prize.

List of Nobel Prize Winners 2014

Published on: 22-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 32 people agreed

Nobel Prizes 2014 was announced by the Nobel Assembly from 6 October to 13 October 2014.

UK announced first ever Dadabhai Naoroji Awards

Published on: 21-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 22 people agreed

The UK government on 17 October 2014 announced the inaugural Dadabhai Naoroji Awards to honour individuals who have worked to strengthen the UK-India relationship over the years.

Raghuram Rajan won Euromoney Award for Best Central Bank Governor of the Year 2014

Published on: 18-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 75 people agreed

The RBI governor Dr. Raghuram Rajan was conferred with Euromoney’s Central Bank Governor of the Year Award 2014 in Washington.

Tamil poet Iqbal named for Singapore's highest cultural award, Cultural Medallion

Published on: 17-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 43 people agreed

Indian-origin Singaporean poet and writer KTM Iqbal will be awarded Cultural Medallion, the country's highest cultural award by the President.

Indian-born scientist Sanjaya Rajaram received World Food Prize 2014

Published on: 17-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 36 people agreed

Indian scientist Dr Sanjaya Rajaram on 16 October 2014 received the World Food Prize 2014.

Australian author Richard Flanagan won 2014 Man Booker Prize

Published on: 15-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 17 people agreed

Richard Flanagan won Man Booker Prize for his wartime novel The Narrow Road to the Deep North. The prize was presented to him by The Duchess of Cornwall.

59th Annual National Railway Awards

Published on: 14-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 114 people agreed

Indian Railways on 10 October 2014 celebrated its 59th Annual Railway National Awards.

Poet-diplomat Abhay K honoured with Asia-Pacific Excellence Award

Published on: 14-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 19 people agreed

All India National Unity Council on 11 October 2014 honoured poet-diplomat Abhay K with Asia-Pacific Excellence Award

Lyricist Sameer honoured with Kishore Kumar Award for 2012-13

Published on: 14-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 10 people agreed

Noted lyricist Sameer was honoured with the National Kishore Kumar Award for 2012-13 at the legendary singer's birth place Khandwa in Madhya Pradesh.

French economist Jean Tirole won the 2014 Nobel Prize for Economics

Published on: 13-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 27 people agreed

French economist Jean Tirole on 13 October 2014 won the 2014 Nobel Prize for Economics.

Alfonso Cuaron, the Academy Award winning Mexican Director, to be honoured by Museum of Modern Art

Published on: 10-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 9 people agreed

Alfonso Cuaron, the Academy Award winning Mexican Director, to be honoured by Museum of Modern Art.

Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai won the Nobel peace prize 2014

Published on: 10-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 330 people agreed

Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi on 10 0ctober 2014 won the Nobel Peace Prize 2014.

French author Patrick Modiano won the 2014 Nobel Prize for Literature

Published on: 10-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 53 people agreed

French historical author Patrick Modiano on 9 October 2014 won the 2014 Nobel Prize for literature.

Eric Betzig, Stefan W Hell and William E. Moerner won the 2014 Nobel Prize for Chemistry

Published on: 09-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 48 people agreed

Eric Betzig, Stefan W Hell and William E. Moerner on 8 October 2014 won the 2014 Nobel Prize for Chemistry.

Anoop Jain won 2014 Waislitz Global Citizen Award

Published on: 08-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 34 people agreed

Anoop Jain on 8 October 2014 won 2014 Waislitz Global Citizen Award.

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg granted an honorary Knighthood

Published on: 08-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 33 people agreed

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg was bestowed an honorary knighthood from Queen Elizabeth II.

President of India presented the Lal Bahadur Shastri National Award 2014

Published on: 08-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 77 people agreed

The President of India presented the Lal Bahadur Shastri National Award 2014 to Dr Apathukatha Sivathanu Pillai.

Isamu Akasaki, Hiroshi Amano and Shuji Nakamura won 2014 Nobel Prize for Physics

Published on: 08-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 54 people agreed

Isamu Akasaki, Hiroshi Amano and Shuji Nakamura on 7 October 2014 won the 2014 Nobel Prize for Physics.

Saiyid Hamid conferred with Sir Ross Masood Lifetime Achievement Award 2014

Published on: 06-OCT-2014
Important for Exam: 12 people agreed

Saiyid Hamid was conferred with Sir Ross Masood Lifetime Achievement Award 2014 on 30 September 2014.

John O´Keefe, May-Britt Moser and Edvard I. Moser named for 2014 Nobel Prize in Physiology

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

The Nobel Assembly on 6 October 2014 decided to award the 2014 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine to John O´Keefe, May-Britt Moser and Edvard I. Moser.

Shah Rukh Khan received Global Diversity Award 2014 at the House of Commons

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

Shah Rukh Khan received Global Diversity Award 2014 at the Britain’s House of Commons for his outstanding achievements in the field of cinema.

Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award 2014 announced

Published on: 27-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 199 people agreed

CSIR announced the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Awards 2014 during its 72nd Foundation day celebrations for 10 scientists in recognition of their work.

Sukinda Chromite Mine of the Tata Steel in Odisha won Asian CSR Leadership Award

Published on: 26-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 68 people agreed

Sukinda Chromite Mine of the Tata Steel in Odisha on 24 September 2014 won the Asian Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Leadership Award

Edward Snowden and Alan Rusbridger won Right Livelihood Award 2014

Published on: 26-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 50 people agreed

Former U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden and Alan Rusbridger, editor of The Guardian on 24 September 2014 won Right Livelihood Award.

Cricketers Sachin Tendulkar & Steve Waugh selected as 2014 Bradman Honouree

Published on: 25-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 46 people agreed

Cricketers Sachin Tendulkar and Steve Waugh of Australia were selected as Bradman Honouree 2014.

Malayalam filmmaker MT Vasudevan Nair selected for 2013 JC Daniel Award of Kerala Government

Published on: 25-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 23 people agreed

MT Vasudevan Nair was selected for the JC Daniel Award for lifetime achievement for the year 2013.

Geethu Mohandas film Liar's Dice to be India's official entry for Oscar Awards 2015

Published on: 24-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 15 people agreed

Geethu Mohandas’s Hindi-language feature film Liar's Dice on 23 September 2014 was selected for India’s official entry in the 2015 Oscars Awards

Govind Mishra received Saraswati Samman 2013 for novel Dhool Paudhon Par

Published on: 24-SEP-2014
Important for Exam: 13 people agreed

The renowned Hindi author Govind Mishra was conferred the Saraswati Samman for his novel Dhool Paudhon Par that was published in 2008.

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