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Awards | Honours

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

Published on: 22-JUL-2014
Important for Exam: 41 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: 48 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: 148 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: 54 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: 51 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: 43 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: 133 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: 66 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: 145 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: 31 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: 37 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: 39 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: 44 people agreed

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

Swraj Paul honoured with Lifetime Achievement Award by a UK-based business association

Published on: 14-JUN-2014
Important for Exam: 64 people agreed

Lord Swraj Paul has been honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award by a UK-based business association.

C Radhakrishnan selected for Moortidevi Award

Published on: 14-JUN-2014
Important for Exam: 125 people agreed

Malayalam writer C Radhakrishnan selected for the prestigious Moortidevi Award for 2013 for his novel Theekkadal Katanhu Thirumadhuram.

Kolkata Airport bagged Service Quality Award

Published on: 11-JUN-2014
Important for Exam: 47 people agreed

Kolkata Airport won Airport Service Quality Award by Airport Council International in the category of the best improved airport in Asia Pacific Region.

Somasundaram conferred with Bharat Ratna JRD Award for 2013

Published on: 10-JUN-2014
Important for Exam: 202 people agreed

Somasundaram (Airports Authority of India) was conferred the prestigious Bharat Ratna JRD Tata Award 2013 by ASI.

Irish Author Eimear McBride won Baileys Prize for fiction

Published on: 06-JUN-2014
Important for Exam: 52 people agreed

Irish author Eimear McBride won the 2014 Bailey's Women's Prize for Fiction on 4 June 2014 for her first novel A Girl is a Half-Formed Thing.

Kamal Nath sworn-in as Pro tem Speaker of Lok Sabha

Published on: 06-JUN-2014
Important for Exam: 39 people agreed

Kamal Nath, Congress party was sworn-in as the pro tem Speaker of 16th Lok Sabha.

The Asian Women of Achievement Awards 2014 presented

Published on: 06-JUN-2014
Important for Exam: 17 people agreed

Asian Women of Achievement Awards 2014 were presented in London

IGI Airport second best airport in Service Quality category

Published on: 05-JUN-2014
Important for Exam: 28 people agreed

IGI of Delhi is the second best airport in the world for its service quality among the airports handling 25-40 MPPA

Anand Mahindra became first Indian to receive Harvard Medal

Published on: 02-JUN-2014
Important for Exam: 85 people agreed

Mahindra Group Chairman Anand G Mahindra on 29 May 2014 became the first Indian to receive the prestigious Harvard Medal.

8 Indian Soldiers posthumously awarded with prestigious Dag Hammarskjold Medal of UN

Published on: 31-MAY-2014
Important for Exam: 81 people agreed

UN secretary General Ban Ki-moon honoured eight Indian soldiers, who lost their lives in peacekeeping operations in 2013.

Vice President presented Malti Gyan Peeth Puraskar-2014

Published on: 30-MAY-2014
Important for Exam: 138 people agreed

The Vice President of India Hamid Ansari on 29 May 2014 presented the Malti Devi Gyan Peeth Puraskar-2014.

Two Indian-Americans Sriram and Ansun jointly won the Scripps National Spelling Bee

Published on: 30-MAY-2014
Important for Exam: 34 people agreed

Two Indian-Americans Sriram J Hathwar and Ansun Sujoe on 29 May 2014 jointly won the prestigious Scripps National Spelling Bee.

Vishwanath Tripathi received Vyas Samman 2013

Published on: 30-MAY-2014
Important for Exam: 110 people agreed

Vishwanath Tripathi, eminent Hindi writer awarded the prestigious Vyas Samman 2013.

Project Mobile Seva under DeitY won the 2014 United Nations Public Service Award

Published on: 23-MAY-2014
Important for Exam: 43 people agreed

The project Mobile Seva under DeitY on 21 May 2014 won second rank in the 2014 United Nations Public Service Award.

Edinburgh University awarded honorary degree to Former President APJ Abdul Kalam

Published on: 20-MAY-2014
Important for Exam: 71 people agreed

Former President APJ Abdul Kalam awarded honorary degree by Edinburgh University

Technopark–TBI selected for Golden Peacock Award 2014

Published on: 15-MAY-2014
Important for Exam: 25 people agreed

T-TBI has been chosen for the Special Commendation at the Golden Peacock National Training Awards 2014 for conduct of Entrepreneurship training.

President conferred National Florence Nightingale Awards on 35 nursing personnel

Published on: 12-MAY-2014
Important for Exam: 36 people agreed

President of India conferred National Florence Nighangle Awards 2014 on 35 nursing personnel from across the country for their meritorious services.

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