Awards And Honours

Nobel Prize (Awards) Winners 2021

Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2021The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2021 was awarded jointly to David Julius(Affiliation at the time of the award: University of California, San Francisco, CA, US) and Ardem Patapoutian(Affiliation at the time of the award: Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Scripps Research, La Jolla, CA, USA) for their discoveries of receptors for temperature and touch. David Julius utilized capsaicin, a pungent compound from chili peppers that induces a burning sensation, to identify a sensor in the nerve endings of the skin that responds to heat. Ardem Patapout

Nobel Prize Winner

Swedish inventor and businessman Alfred Nobel, at the time of his death on 10 December 1896, had 355 patents worldwide – one of them was the patent on dynamite. Furthermore, he had started 87 companies all over the world. According to his will, Alfred Nobel's enormous fortune was to be used to establish prizes to award those who had done their best to benefit mankind in the fields of physics, chemistry, medicine, literature, and peace. The first Nobel Prizes were awarded in 1901, five years after Nobel's death. In 1969, another prize was added "The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences

Nobel Prize (Awards) 2020

Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2020The 2020 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine is awarded jointly to Harvey J. Alter(Affiliation at the time of the award: National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA), Michael Houghton (Affiliation at the time of the award: University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada) and Charles M. Rice (Affiliation at the time of the award: Rockefeller University, New York, NY, USA) “for the discovery of Hepatitis C virus”. They have made a decisive contribution to the fight against blood-borne hepatitis, a major global health problem that causes cirrhosi

Sahitya Akademi Award 2020

Sahitya Akademi Award 2020 was announced by the National Academy of Letters during the opening day of the annual Festival of Letters. The list of awardees includes seven books of poetry, four novels, five short stories, two plays, and one each of memories and epic poetry in 20 Indian languages. S. No Language Title and Genre Name of the Author 1AssameseBengsata (Short stories)Apurba Kumar Saikia 2BengaliEka Eka Ekashi (Memoirs)Mani Shankar Mukhopadhyay 3BodoGwthenay Lamayao Gwdan Agan (Short stories)Dharanidhar Owari 4DogriBaba Jitmal (Play)Gian Singh 5EnglishWhen God is a Traveller (Poe

Bharat Ratna Award

Bharat Ratna is the highest civilian honour, given for exceptional service towards advancement of Art, Literature and Science, Sports and in recognition of Public Service of the highest order. The provision of Bharat Ratna was introduced in 1954. The original specifications for the award called for a circular gold medal, 35 mm in diameter, with the sun and the Hindi legend "Bharat Ratna" above and a floral wreath below. The reverse was to carry the state emblem and motto. It was to be worn around the neck from a white ribbon. This design was altered after a year. The first-ever Indian

67th National Film Awards 2019

The Jury for the 67th National Film Awards announced the winners for the year 2019. An Engineered Dream, a Hindi film has bagged the award for Best Non-Feature Film while Marakkar-Arabikkadalinte-Simham has taken home the award for Best Feature Film. Kastoori has been awarded Best Children’s Film award. Shrikshetra- Ru-Sahijata has won the best Arts and Culture Film. Complete winner list of 67th National Film Awards for 2019 Best Feature Film - Marakkar-Arabikkadalinte-Simham, Language: Malayalam, Directed by Priyadarshan. Indira Gandhi award for best debut film of a director - HELEN , Langu

2021 Padma Awards Winners

Padma Awards - one of the highest civilian Awards of the country, are conferred in three categories, namely, Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan, and Padma Shri. The Awards are given in various disciplines/ fields of activities, viz.- art, social work, public affairs, science and engineering, trade and industry, medicine, literature and education, sports, civil service, etc. ‘Padma Vibhushan’ is awarded for exceptional and distinguished service; ‘Padma Bhushan’ for distinguished service of high order and ‘Padma Shri’ for distinguished service in any field. The awards are announced on the occasion

Dada Saheb Phalke Award

The Dadasaheb Phalke Award is an annual award given by the Indian government for lifetime contribution to Indian cinema. It was instituted in 1969, the birth centenary year of Dadasaheb Phalke, considered the father of Indian cinema.The award for a particular year is given during the end of the following year along with the National Film Awards. First Awardee was Devika Rani (1969).   Recipient Contribution As Year Rajinikanth Actor2019 Amitabh Bachchan Actor2018 Vinod Khanna Actor2017 Kasinathuni Viswanath Director2016 Manoj Kumar Actor2015 Shashi Kapoor Actor2014 Gulzar Ly

National Film Awards

The National Film Awards is one of the most prominent film award ceremonies in India. The Awards were first presented in 1954. The Government of India conceived the ceremony to honour films made across India, on a national scale, to encourage the furthering of Indian art and culture. It is the highest award given for films in India. National Film Award Winners67th National Film Awards for 201966th National Film Awards for 201865th National Film Awards for 201764th National Film Awards for 201663 National Film Award for 201562 National Film Award for 2014

65th National Film Awards for 2017

The 65th National Film Awards 2017 were announced by the Chairpersons of the juries on Feature Films, Best Writing on Cinema and members of Dadasaheb Phalke Award and Non-Feature films. The Feature Film Central panel was headed by Shri Shekhar Kapur, an eminent filmmaker known for his works in Hindi cinema and international cinema. The Non- Feature Film panel was headed by Shri. Nakul Kamte and the Best Cinema on Writing jury by Shri.Anant Vijay. The National Film Awards would be presented by Hon’ble President of India on May 3rd, 2018. Winner of 65th National Film Awards for 2017Best Feature

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World Health Organization (WHO)

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What is Bitcoin?

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Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI)

Headquarter: New Delhi Function and Objective of the Organization: The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI)has been established under Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006 which consolidates various acts & orders that have hitherto handled food-related issues in various Ministries →

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