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Meet Miss India 2019 winner: Suman Rao

3 days ago
Suman Rao has been crowned Femina Miss India World 2019. Who is Suman Rao? Know all about our 56th Miss India here.

Femina Miss India Grand Finale 2019: Suman Rao crowned Miss India 2019, Shivani Jadhav Miss Grand India and Shreya Shanker Miss India United Continents

3 days ago
Femina Miss India Grand Finale 2019 Updates: Suman Rao crowned Miss India 2019, Shivani Jadhav Miss Grand India and Shreya Shanker Miss India United Continents.

Indian writer Annie Zaidi wins Nine Dots Prize 2019-20

May 30, 2019
Annie Zaidi’s work, ‘Bread, Cement, Cactus’, includes reportage and memoir to explore concepts of home and belonging rooted in her experience of contemporary life in India.

'Celestial Bodies' wins Man Booker International Prize 2019 - Current Affairs

May 22, 2019
The Man Booker International Prize, an international literary award hosted in the United Kingdom, is a counterpart to the ‘Man Booker Prize’ that is awarded only for English-language novels.

UNDRR confers PM Modi’s Secretary with Sasakawa Award; Andy Murray receives knighthood – Current Affairs

May 17, 2019
Mishra was awarded for his concentrated efforts and dedication towards serving the communities that are most exposed to disasters. He has selflessly worked to the cause of social inclusion to reduce inequality and poverty.

Former ISRO Chairman awarded France's highest civilian honour; ISRO to launch 'RISAT 2BR1' – Current Affairs

May 3, 2019
The award recognises A S Kiran Kumar's invaluable contribution to the development of India-France space cooperation.

Apurvi Chandela becomes world number 1 in 10m air rifle; Hockey India nominates Sreejesh for Khel Ratna Award – Current Affairs

May 2, 2019
In February 2019, Chandela shot a world record score of 252.9 to clinch gold at the International Shooting Sport Federation World Cup in New Delhi.

RBI sells entire stake in Nabard, NHB; Salim Khan, Helen conferred with Deenanath Mangeshkar Award– Current Affairs

Apr 25, 2019
The second Narasimham committee report had stated that RBI could not own entities that are regulated by it.

2019 Pulitzer Prize winners announced; WHO raises alarm over rise in measles cases - Current Affairs

Apr 16, 2019
This year, a special citation was given to honor the team at the Capital Gazette in Annapolis, Maryland, for their courageous response to the largest killing of journalists in US history.

List of major International Awards conferred upon Prime Minister Modi

Apr 14, 2019
Russia on April 12, 2019 announced that it had honoured Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi with the Order of St Andrew the Apostle, the highest order of the Russian Federation, for promoting partnership and friendly relations between the two countries.

Current Affairs 12 April 2019 Digest 5: Russia confers highest Order on PM Modi; SC directs parties to submit electoral bond receipts to EC

Apr 12, 2019
PM Modi has been decorated with the order for exceptional services in promoting a special and privileged strategic partnership between Russia and India and friendly relations.

Current Affairs 11 April 2019 Digest 2: Kohli, Mandhana tops Wisden Cricketers list; Meteorite study reveals facts

Apr 11, 2019
Afghanistan’s Rashid Khan has been named as Wisden’s Leading Twenty20 Cricketer in the World for the second year in a row.

Current Affairs 09 April 2019 Digest 5: AIMA Awards 2019; world's first gene edited Lizard

Apr 9, 2019
AIMA Managing India Awards 2019 held at Hotel Taj Palace, New Delhi recently. Mahendra Mohan Gupta, Chairman & Managing Director, Jagran Prakashan Ltd and Editorial Director, Dainik Jagran, was awarded under Lifetime Contribution to Media category.

Current Affairs 4 April 2019 Digest 3: UAE honours PM Narendra Modi with Zayed Medal; RBI cuts Repo Rate to 6%

Apr 4, 2019
The United Arab Emirates honoured PM Narendra Modi with its highest decoration, Zayed Medal in recognition of his "pivotal role" in strengthening ties between the two nations. India and UAE are one of the largest trade partners for each other and have made robust investments bilaterally with bilateral trade amounting to almost USD 50 billion in 2017.

Current Affairs 28 March 2019 Digest 5: Artificial Intelligence-pioneers win Turing Award 2018; Lokpal Memebers sworn-in

Mar 28, 2019
The three pioneers of Artificial Intelligence (AI), Yoshua Bengio, Geoffrey Hinton, and Yann LeCun were awarded with the 2018 ACM A.M. Turing Award “for conceptual and engineering breakthroughs that have made deep neural networks a critical component of computing”.

Current Affairs 27 March 2019 Digest 4: Croatia honours President Kovind; IIT-Delhi develops AI-based system

Mar 27, 2019
Croatian state order is awarded to heads of state for their important contribution towards the development of state relations between Croatia and their respective countries.

Current Affairs 26 March 2019 Digest 6: Peter Tabichi wins Global Teacher Award; Dhanush artillery guns inducted

Mar 26, 2019
Peter has dedicated his life to helping others. He gives 80% of his teaching salary to local community projects, including education, sustainable agriculture and peace-building.

President confers Gallantry and Distinguished Service awards

Mar 14, 2019
The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind presented Gallantry and Distinguished Service awards to armed forces personnel at a solemn ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi. The Gallantry awards are given for displaying conspicuous gallantry, indomitable courage and extreme devotion to duty.

Padma Awards 2019 announced: President confers awards on Gautam Gambhir, Prabhu Deva, Late Kader Khan, among others

Mar 11, 2019
The list comprises 4 Padma Vibhushan, 14 Padma Bhushan and 94 Padma Shri Awards, of which, 21 of the awardees are women. The list includes 11 persons from the category of Foreigners/NRI/PIO/OCI, 3 posthumous awardees and 1 transgender person.

President Ram Nath Kovind confers Gandhi Peace Prize for 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018

Feb 26, 2019
The 2018 Gandhi Peace Prize was conferred on Yohei Sasakawa, who is at the forefront of many philanthropic initiatives. His compassionate nature can be seen in the manner in which he has worked to eliminate leprosy in India.
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