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Why is Mahatma Gandhi not awarded with Nobel Peace Prize?

Oct 23, 2019
Mahatna Gandhi was nominated five times for the Nobel Peace Prize in 1937, 1938, 1939, 1947 and 1948. But he was not awarded with this award because he was assassinated in 1948 and Nobel Prize is not awarded posthumously.

19 most interesting facts about Nobel Prizes

Oct 21, 2019
The Nobel Prize is considered the most prestigious prize in the world. This prize is given in the 6 fields’ i.e, Physics, Chemistry, Medicine, Literature, Economics, and Peace Prize. These prizes were commenced in 1901. The recipients of the first Nobel Prizes were given 150,782 SEK. In 2017, the Nobel laureates were awarded a prize amount of 9,000,000 SEK.

List of Nobel Laureates by Country

Oct 15, 2019
There are 9 Indians have won Nobel Prize. Mr. Ravindra Nath Tagore was the first Indian who received Nobel Prize in 1913 and now Indian American Abhijit Banerjee is the latest winner of Nobel Prize in Economics in 2019. United States has won highest numbers of Nobel Prize (383) followed by the United Kingdom with 132 and Germany with 132 Prizes.

List of Dadasaheb Phalke Award (1969-2018) Winners

Oct 3, 2019
Aamitabh bachchan is selected for the 66th Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 2018. The Dadasaheb Phalke Awards is India's highest award in cinema. This award is given annually at the National Films Awards. The very first recipient of this award was Devika Rani who received it in 1969 on the occasion of the 17th National Films Awards.

Lists of Nobel Prizes and Laureates 2019

Oct 1, 2019
Nobel Prize award was first conferred in 1901. It is based on the fortune of Alfred Nobel who was a chemist, engineer, inventor and entrepreneur. Let us find out the list of Noble Prize Laureates who received Nobel Prize in the year 2019, 2018, 2017 and 2016.

List of International Awards received by Narendra Modi

Sep 25, 2019
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is honoured with the prestigious "Global Goalkeeper" award by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for his Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. Narendra Modi has also been awarded with highest civilian honour of the United Arab Emirates i.e. "Order of Zayed Award" on 25th August 2019. Many famous countries have awarded Narendra Modi with their highest civilian awards like “Order of St. Andrew” the highest civilian honour of Russia and “State Order of Ghazi Amir Amanullah Khan” the highest civilian honour of Afghanistan.

List of Padma Awards 2019

Sep 11, 2019
Awards are given to the individuals and organisations to appreciate their work and achievements related to services of the Republic of India. There are mainly 5 types of awards given in India i.e. Civilian awards, Military Awards, Leadership awards, Literature awards and sports awards. The Padma Awards are one of the highest civilian awards inIndia. There are three categories of the Padma Awards; Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri.

Bharat Ratna Award: List of recipients

Aug 1, 2019
Bharat Ratna is the highest civilian Award of the country. Bharat Ratna is awarded in recognition of exceptional service/performance of the highest order in any field of human endeavour. Pranab Mukherjee, Nanaji Deshmukh, Bhupen Hazarika are latest recipients of this prestigious award in the year 2019.

Know Civil Honors & Awards in India

Apr 1, 2019
Award is recognition of excellence achieved by an individual or a group of people for their marvelous job in a particular field. Award is given in the form of a title, certificate, medals, trophy etc. In India, highest civilian awards are Bharat Ratna which is followed by Padma Vibhushan, Padma bhushan and Padma Shri in the last.

List of Paramvir Chakra awardees

Jan 28, 2019
Param Vir Chakra is India’s highest wartime gallantry award. It was introduced on 26 January, 1950. It has mostly been awarded posthumously. Let us study about the list of Param Vir Chakra awardees through this article.

Monetary Allowance for the Gallantry Award Winners of India

Jan 15, 2019
India introduced first three gallantry awards on 26th January, 1950 which were deemed to have effect from the 15th August, 1947. These Gallantry Awards are announced twice in a year. The highest gallantry award of India in the battle field is Paramvir Chakra. At present a Paramvir Chakra winner or his kin gets a monthly compensation of Rs. 20000 a month.

List of Grammy Award Winners

Jul 24, 2018
The Grammy Award is given outstanding achievement in the mainly English-language music industry by ‘The Recording Academy’ to recognize. It is also called as Gramophone Award. The prime motive of giving awards to recognise the positive impact of the lives of musicians, industry members and society at large. Find out the winners of 60th Grammy Awards with all categories of awards.

List of Pulitzer Prize Winners in Books, Drama, Music and Journalism

Jun 20, 2018
The Pulitzer Prize is given for the outstanding contribution in books, drama, music and Journalism. It was instituted 1917 on the provisions in the will of Hungarian- American Joseph Pulitzer who had made his fortune as a newspaper publisher under the administration of Columbia University in New York City. Here, we are giving the ‘2018 Winners List of Pulitzer Prize Winners: Books, Drama, Music and Journalism’ consist of name of prize winners who did the extraordinary work in US journalism, drama, literature and other areas.

IIFA Awards 2017: Complete list of Winners

Jul 26, 2017
The IIFA Awards 2017 was organized on 14-15 July 2017 at the Metlife Stadium, East Rutherford in New Jersey, United States of America. It was the 18th edition of the IIFA Awards. The event was hosted by Karan Johar and Saif Ali Khan. In this article we are giving list of all award winners of IIFA Awards 2017.

Winners of Abel Prize in Mathematics

Feb 1, 2017
The Abel Prize is a Norwegian prize given to the one or more outstanding mathematicians by the Government of Norway. It was instituted in 2002 to dedicate Norway's most famous mathematicians, Niels Henrik Abel. The 2016 Abel Prize in Mathematics has been awarded to Sir Andrew Wiles. Here, we are giving the 2016 Winners of Abel Prize in Mathematics from latest awardees to the first award winner.

Winners of DSC Prize for South Asian Literature

Feb 1, 2017
The DSC Prize for South Asian Literature is a literary award given to the writer of any ethnicity or nationality whose theme of writing is revolving around culture, politics, history, or people about South Asia. Here, we are giving the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature winner list 2016 from latest awardees to the first award winner.

Winners of British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Awards

Feb 1, 2017
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts is popularly called as BAFTA is an independent charity that supports, develops and promotes the art forms of the moving image by identifying and rewarding excellence, inspiring practitioners and benefiting the public. Here, we are giving the winner list of British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Award 2016 that consists of every category of awards and awardees.

List of National Film Award winners (63rd National Film Awards)

Jan 20, 2017
The Directorate of Film Festivals is an Indian governmental agency that initiates and presents the International Film Festival of India, the National Film Awards and the Indian Panorama. It was set up by the Government of India in 1973 as a vehicle of Cultural Exchange under the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. Here, we are giving the list of National Film Award winners (63rd National Film Awards) 2016 not only for amateur as well as cinephilia but also for the aspirants of different competitive examinations.

List of Sahitya Akademy Award Winners

Jan 19, 2017
The Sahitya Akademy gives 24 awards annually to literary works in the languages it has recognized and an equal number of awards to literary translations from and into the languages of India, both after a yearlong process of scrutiny, discussion and selection. Here, we are giving the List of Sahitya Akademy Award Winners which will helps the students to prepare themselves for the competitive examinations like UPSC, State Services, LIC, AAO, SSC, CGL, Railways, RRB, SBI Clerk, IBPS PO and other exams.

Miscellaneous Awards and Honours

Jan 6, 2012
General Knowledge Lists: The list of Miscellaneous Awards and Honours.

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