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
International Cricket Council(ICC) has declared the winner list of ICC award 2019. Best performer in field of Cricket has been chosen for the ICC award in various sections. List of ICC Award winners: Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for Best Cricketer
General Manoj Mukund Naravane took charge as the 28th Chief of Army Staff as General Bipin Rawat retired after serving three years as the Army Chief. Before taking over as Chief of Army Staff, General Mukund Naravane was appointed as
Eminent Malayalam poet Akkitham has been chosen for the 55th Jnanpith Award, according to an announcement by the Jnanpith Selection Board. Born in 1926, Akkitham Achuthan Namboothiri, popularly known as Akkitham is one of the most revered names in Malayalam
Former India captain Sourav Ganguly took over as the new president of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) at the apex body’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Mumbai. Ganguly is likely to serve only 9 months as BCCI
The World Bank released its latest Doing Business Report(DBR, 2020) on 24th October 2019. India has recorded a jump of 14 positions against its rank of 77 in 2019 to be placed now at 63rd rank among 190 countries assessed
The prestigious Booker Prize for Fiction jointly goes to Canadian author Margaret Atwood for ‘The Testaments’ and Anglo-Nigerian author Bernardine Evaristo for ‘Girl, Woman, Other’. Atwood becomes only the second female author to win the award twice.
India trails at a miserable 102nd among 117 countries in the 2019 Global Hunger Index (GHI) released on October 15. The rank is significant because the country seems to have regressed from its 95th rank in 2010 and stands way
Veteran actor Amitabh Bachchan has been named for the prestigious Dada Sahab Phalke award for his outstanding contribution to the film industry. The award is conferred by the Government for outstanding contribution to the growth and development of Indian Cinema.
National Sports Awards are given every year to recognize and reward excellence in sports. Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award is given for the spectacular and most outstanding performance in the field of sports by a sportsperson over a period of