Awards And Honours

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 at the end of the following year along with the National Film Awards. First Awardee was Devika Rani (1969).   Recipient Contribution As Year Ms. Asha Parekh Actress2020 Rajinikanth Actor2019 Amitabh Bachchan Actor2018 Vinod Khanna Actor2017 Kasinathuni Viswanath Director2016 Manoj Kumar Actor2015 Shashi K

68th National Film Awards for 2020

Madhya Pradesh wins the Most Film Friendly State award while Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh get Special Mention. The Longest Kiss by Kishwar Desai wins Best Book on Cinema for the year while Malayalam book MT Anunahvangalude Pusthakam and Odia book Kali Paine Kalira Cinema win special mention. Best Feature Film award has been bagged by the Tamil movie Soorarai Pottru directed by Sudha Kongara. Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior grabs Award for Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment. The best Actor award for 2020 is shared between Suriya for Soorarai Pottru and Ajay Devgn for the Hindi mov

National Film Awards

The National Film Awards is one of India's 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 Winners68th National Film Awards for 202067th 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

Sahitya Akademi Awards 2021

The Sahitya Akademi announced its coveted annual literary awards for great literary works in 24 languages for the year 2021. Ms. Namita Gokhale was awarded for her novel Things to Leave Behind and Ms. Anuradha Sarma Pujari for Iyat Ekhan Aaronya Asil (Novel). S. No Language Title and Genre Name of the Author 1AssameseIyat Ekhan Aaronya Asil (Novel)Anuradha Sarma Pujari 2BengaliMitjafar O Ananya Natale (Play)Bratya Basu 3BodoKhora Sayao Arw Himalay (Poetry)Mwdai Gahai 4DogriNamme Tunnel (Short Stories)Raj Rahi 5EnglishThings to Leave Behind (Novel)Namita Gokhale 6Gujarati Gandh Manjusha (

Oscars 2022 winners

The Oscars are back in Hollywood, as nominees from top contending films including "CODA," "The Power of the Dog" and "Belfast" hit the red carpet for the movie industry's biggest night. The awards ceremony is happening at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. "Dune", Denis Villeneuve's epic science fiction film, bagged four Oscars even before the ceremony began for the following categories: Editing, Original Score, Sound, and Production Design. Ariana DeBose  nabbed the Oscar for best supporting actress for her star turn as Anita in Steven Spielberg's adaptation of the hit musical "West Side

Padma Awards 2022

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

Bharatiya Gyanpith Awards (Jnanpith Award)

On 22nd May 1961, the fiftieth birthday of Sahu Shanti Prasad Jain, the founder of the Bharatiya Jnanpith, members of his family thought that some unique scheme, commanding national prestige and of international standard, should be started in the literary or cultural field. Consequently, when on 16th September 1961, the Board of Trustees was considering matters relating to the "Rashtrabharati Granthamala", which brings out Hindi translations of outstanding works of other Indian languages, Smt. Rama Jain, the Founder President of the Jnanpith, queried whether it was possible to select the best

Padma Awards

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 occas

National Sports Awards 2021

Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports announced the National Sports Awards 2021. National Sports Awards are given every year to recognize and reward excellence in sports. Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award is given for the spectacular and most outstanding performance in the field of sports by a sportsperson over a period of the previous four years. Arjuna Award for outstanding performance in Sports and Games is given for good performance over a period of the previous four years and showing qualities of leadership, sportsmanship, and a sense of discipline. Dronacharya Award for outstanding coa

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

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World Wildlife Fund for Nature (WWF)

Foundation Date: September 11, 1961 Headquarter: Gland (Switzerland) President & CEO: Carter Roberts Member Countries: All the countries of the world WWF was established in 1961 by a group of passionate and committed individuals who sought to secure the funding necessary to protect places and →

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Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI)

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