Awards And Honours

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

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

66th National Film Awards for 2018

The 66th National Film Awards were announced Shri Rahul Rawail, Chairperson, Feature Film Category; Shri A S Kanal, Chairperson, Non-Feature Film Category and Shri Utpal Borpujari, Chairperson, Best Writing on Cinema. Gujarati film ‘Hellaro’ was declared Best Feature Film winner while ‘Badhai Ho’ bagged the award for Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment. Hindi movie ‘Padman’ was declared Best Film on Social Issues, while Kannada film ‘Ondalla Eradalla’ got Nargis Dutt Award for Best Feature Film on National Integration. Complete winner list of 66th National Film Awards for 2018

2020 Padma Awards Winners

Padma Awards, one of the highest civilian Awards of India, are conferred in three categories, namely, Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri. The awards are announced on the occasion of Republic Day every year. Padma Vibhushan Awards Winners 2020 NameFieldState Shri George Ferandes (Posthumous)Public AffairsBihar Shri Arun Jaitley (Posthumous)Public AffairsDelhi Sir Anerood Jugnauth GCSKPublic AffairsMauritius Smt. M. C. Mary KomSportsManipur Shri Chhannulal MishraArtUttar Pradesh Smt Sushma Swaraj (Posthumous)Public AffairsDelhi Sri Vishveshateertha Swamiji Sri Pejavara Adho

Padma Vibhushan Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri 2019

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 of Repu

2018 Padma Awards Winner

Padma Vibhushan Awards Winners 2018Shri Illaiyaraja from Tamil Nadu for is contribution in Art and Music.Shri Ghulam Mustafa Khan from Maharashtra for his contribution in Art and Music.Shri Parameswaran Parameswaran from Kerala for his contribution in Literature and Education. Padma Bhushan Awards Winners 2018Shri Pankaj Advani from Karnataka for his contribution in Sports- Billiards/Snooker.Shri Philipose Mar Chrysostom from Kerala for his contribution in Spiritualism.Shri Mahendra Singh Dhoni from Jharkhand for his contributio in Sports-Cricket.Shri Alexander Kadakin (Foreigner/Posthumous) f

Career Scope in Print Media

Print media are lightweight, portable, disposable publications printed on paper and circulated as physical copies in forms we call books, newspapers, magazines, and newsletters. They hold informative and entertaining content that is of general or special interest. They are published either once or d →

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 →

What is Bitcoin?

In 2009, an unknown programmer by the name of Satoshi Nakamoto put forward a whitepaper that proposed a creation of new form of digital currency - cryptocurrency. Cryptocurrency functions the same way as regular currencies do in that its used as a means of exchange, unit of account and a store of va →

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 →