Awards and Honours Pdf
- Who is the recipient of the 2019 National Nritya Shiromani Award?
Ans: Anindita Neogy Anaam
- Who has been honoured with the Kabi Samrat Upendra Bhanja National Award for Lifetime Achievement in Literature?
Ans: Manoj Das
- The 3rd edition of the National Entrepreneurship Awards (NEA) hosted by which Union ministry?
Ans: Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship
- Who has been conferred with ISRS National Geospatial Award for Excellence-2017 (LTA Award)?
Ans: Jayanta Kumar Ghosh
- Who is the recipient of the Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Award for Investigative Reporting (Print category)?
Ans: S Vijay Kumar
- Which Indian pavilion has won the ‘Exhibitor of the Year Award’ at 106th Indian Science Congress (ISC-2019)?
- Which journalist has been conferred with lifetime achievement award by the Mantralaya and Vidhimandal Vartahar Sangh?
Ans: Dinu Randive
- Who has been conferred the ICSI Lifetime Achievement Award?
Ans: Adi Godrej
- Who has been honoured with Lifetime Achievement Award by the West Bengal Film
Journalists Association (WBFJA)?
Ans: Buddhadeb Dasgupta
- Who has won the newly-instituted Sushila Devi Literature Award?
Ans: Namita Gokhale
- Which Indian personality is the recipient of the first-ever Philip Kotler Presidential
Ans: Narendra Modi
- Who has won the Franco-German Human Rights Award?
Ans: Yu Wensheng
- Which organisation / personality has been chosen for the Gandhi Peace Prize 2018?
Ans: Yohei Sasakawa.
- Who has become the first Indian athlete to be nominated in Laureus World Comeback of
Ans: Vinesh Phogat
- Which state government has announced Shaurya Award for Students?
- Which Indian-born personality is the recipient of the 2019 Japan Prize for his outstanding
contribution to sustainable soil management?
Ans: Rattan Lal
- Who has been chosen for the first-ever Sheikh Saud International Prize for Materials
Ans: C N R Rao
- Which Indian-American philanthropist has been conferred with the 2019 Rosa Parks
Ans: Gurinder Singh
- Who has won the ‘Prabha Khaitan Woman’s Voice Award’ at the Apeejay Kolkata Literary
Ans: Ranjani Murali
- Who has been bestowed with the 2017 Saraswati Samman?
Ans: Sitanshu Yashashchandra
- Which NDRF’s Battalion has won the first-ever Subhash Chandra Bose Aapda Prabandhan
- Which novel has been adjudged as the best novel of 2017 at the Kerala Sahitya Akademi
- Who has become the India’s first woman IPS officer to complete South Pole expedition?
Ans: Aparna Kumar
- Who have been awarded Bharat Ratna posthumously in 2019?
Ans: Nanaji Deshmukh and Bhupen Hazarika
- Who led the all-women Assam Rifles contingent, which has created history by participating
for the first time in a Republic Day parade?
Ans: Khushboo Kanwar
- Which railway zone has bagged No.1 position for cleanliness in India?
Ans: Southern Railway
- Which Indian golfer has won the New South Wales men’s Amateur Golf Championship in
Ans: Kartik Sharma
- Who has won the 2018 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature?
Ans: Jayant Kaikini
- Who has been conferred the Assam Republic Day Journalism Award 2019?
Ans: Dhirendra Nath Chakraborty
- Who has become the first Indian transgender to be honoured with Padma Shri?
Ans: Narthaki Nataraj
- Which country bagged the Award of Excellence for ‘Best in Show’ at the New York Times Travel Show 2019?
- Which Indian personality has received Carnot Prize for Power Reforms, Rural Electrification?
Ans: Piyush Goyal
- Who is the recipient of K.Veeramani Award for Social Justice 2018?
Ans: P S Krishnan
- Behrouz Boochani, who won the Australia’s richest literary prize, is from which country?
- Who is the recipient of the 2019 Kalamaharshi Baburao Painter Award at the 2019 Kolhapur International Film Festival (KIFF)?
Ans: Govind Nihalani
- Who won the 2019 El Salvador presidential election?
Ans: Nayib Bukele
- Aribam Syam Sharma, who has decided to return his Padma Shri award in protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill of 2016, is from which north-eastern state?
- Which of the following PSEs has been declared winner under Miniratna Category by Ministry of SME for exemplary work amongst CPSEs for promotion of SC/ST entrepreneurs?
- Father Francois Laborde, who has been conferred the France’s highest civilian honour, is from which state?
Ans: West Bengal
- Jamie Chadwick, who became the first female driver to win MRF Challenge title, is from which country?
- Which Indian filmmaker is the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award (LTA) by the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television?
Ans: Deepa Mehta
- Which Indian Historian has won the 2019 Dan David Prize?
Ans: Sanjay Subrahmanyam
- Who has been named EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2018?
Ans: Siddhartha Lal
- Who is the recipient of the Tagore Award for Cultural Harmony for year 2016?
Ans: Ram Sutar Vanji
- Which global leader has won the Sustainable Development Leadership Award for year 2019 at WSDS?
Ans: Frank Bainimarama
- Which movie has won the best film award at the 72nd Bafta Film Awards 2019?
- Who has been conferred the Ashoka Chakra for year 2019?
Ans: Nazir Ahmad Wani
- Which of the following municipal corporations has won the first prize at the Swachhata Excellence awards 2019?
- The 40th International Annual Desert Festival 2019 has started in which district of Rajasthan?
- Who is the recipient of the 2019 Martin Ennals human rights prize?
Ans: Abdul Aziz Muhamat
- Which India-based NGO has won the 2019 Laureus Sport for Good award?
- Who won the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 7th National Photography Awards?
Ans: Ashok Dilwali
- Which Indian personality has been honored with the 2018 Seoul Peace Prize recently?
Ans: Narendra Modi
- Who has become the first Indian woman to won the Future for Nature 2019 Award?
Ans: Divya Karnad
- Who has been honoured with AHF’s Player of the Year award 2018?
Ans: Manpreet Singh
- ‘Period. End of Sentence’ has won the Best Documentary Short Subject award at the Oscar 2019. The short film is produced by which Indian producer?
Ans: Guneet Monga
- Which movie has been crowned Best Picture at the 91st Academy Awards?
Ans: Green Book
- Who has been conferred the International Gandhi Peace Prize for 2018?
Ans: Yohei Sasakawa
- Which of the following cricketers has officially received the knighthood at Buckingham Palace?
Ans: Alastair Cook
- Who is the recipient of the 2019 META Lifetime Achievement Award?
Ans: Mahesh Elkunchwar
- Who has been conferred the Genome Valley Excellence Award at the BioAsia 2019?
Ans: Don Cleveland
- Which state disaster management authority has been honoured with the coveted SKOCH award 2018?
- Who is the recipient of the first-ever Bhagwan Mahavir Ahimsa Puraskar?
Ans: Abhinandan Varthaman
- Which Indian scientist has been conferred the Missile Systems Award 2019?
Ans: G Satheesh Reddy
- Which city has been adjudged cleanest city in Swachh Survekshan 2019?
- Who has been conferred the first Atal Behari Vajpayee LTA by the Tripura Government?
Ans: Thanga Darlong
- Who has been officially named as the world’s oldest living person by Guinness World Records?
Ans: Kane Tanaka
- India bagged first prize in which category at the international Golden City Gate Tourism Awards 2019?
Ans: TV Cinema Spot
- Who is the recipient of the 2019 Pritzker Architecture Prize?
Ans: Arata Izozaki
- Which Indian economist is the recipient of the Yaswantrao Chavan National Award 2018?
Ans: Raghuram Rajan
- Who is the recipient of Kusumagraj literature award?
Ans: Ved Rahi
- Erode turmeric, which recently got GI tag, is associated to which of the following state?
Ans: Tamil Nadu
- Which Indian entrepreneur has been honored with the 2019 Commonwealth Youth Award for the Asian region?
Ans: Padmanaban Gopala
- Greta Thunberg, who has been nominated for 2019 Nobel Peace Prize, is an environmental Activist of which country?
- Who has been named as India’s first anti-corruption ombudsman?
Ans: P C Ghose
- Which former ISRO scientist is the recipient of the 2019 Padma Bhushan?
Ans: Nambi Narayanan
- Which Indian psychologist is the recipient of the 2019 Hans Kilian Award?
Ans: Ashis Nandy
- Who has become the youngest Indian woman to win on Ladies European Tour (LET)?
Ans: Diksha Dagar
- Pramod Sawant, who took charge as new Goa CM, represents which constituency in the Goa Legislative Assembly?
- Which Indian author has won the 2019 Windham Campbell Prize?
Ans: Raghu Karnad
- Who is the recipient of the 2019 Abel Prize for mathematics?
Ans: Karen Uhlenbeck
- Who is the recipient of the 2019 Templeton Prize?
Ans: Marcelo Gleiser
- Who is the recipient of the 2018 Vyas Samman?
Ans: Leeladhar Jagudi
- Who is the recipient of the Global Teacher Prize 2019?
Ans: Peter Tabichi
- Who of the following has /have won the 2018 ACM A.M. Turing Award?
Ans: Yann LeCun, Geoffrey Hinton, Yoshua Bengio
- Which Indian personality is the recipient of the Oxford University’s Bodley Medal 2019?
Ans: Amartya Sen
- Which Indian teacher has won the 2019 Martha Farrell Award in the category of ‘Most Promising Individual’?
Ans: Manu Gulati
- Which railway station has received Gold Rating by the Indian Green Building Council (IGBC)?
- Which Indian personality has been honoured with Croatia’s highest civilian award- the Grand Order of the King of Tomislav?
Ans: Ram Nath Kovind
- Which airport has been designated as the India’s best aviation hub by the Skytrax World Airport Awards 2019?
Ans: Indira Gandhi International Airport
- Who has been conferred with 2019 Pravasi Bhartiya Samman Award (PBSA)?
Ans: Rajendra Joshi
- Which Indian artist has been chosen as the Glenfiddich’s Emerging Artist of the Year 2019?
Ans: Raju Baraiya
- Which Indian psychiatrist has won the 2019 John Dirks Canada Gairdner Global Health Award?
Ans: Vikram Patel
- Which Indian personality has been conferred the UAE’s highest civilian honour ‘Zayed Medal’?
Ans: Narendra Modi
- Which Indian personality has been conferred an honorary doctorate in Philanthropy by The University of Law, London?
Ans: Shah Rukh Khan
- Which of the following Indian companies has won the ‘Global Slag Company of the Year’ award?
Ans: Tata steel
- Which of the following cities has become the world’s first city to implement 24×7 pollution charge zone?
- Which Indian education technology startup has won the $25,000 Next Billion Edtech Prize 2019?
Ans: Dost Education
- Which India’s flagship programme has won the 2019 Public Water Agency of the Year at the Global Water Summit (GWS)?
Ans: Namami Gange
- Who has been selected for the 2018 Saraswati Samman?
Ans: Siva Reddy
- Which Indian personality has been chosen for Russia’s highest civilian award “Order of St Andrew the Apostle”?
Ans: Narendra Modi
- Which of the following countries will be the Guest of Honour country at the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair (ADIBF 2019)?
- Which Indian city has been ranked first on the WHO’s list of 15 most polluted cities?
- Sabooj Sathi project of which Indian state has got the UN-backed WSIS Prize 2019?
Ans: West Bengal
- Which Indian personality has been honored with the Freedom of the City of London?
Ans: Alice G. Vaidyan
- Which Indian sportsperson is the recipient of the New Zealand Prime Minister’s Sir Edmund Hillary Fellowship for 2019?
Ans: Deepa Malik
- Who has been conferred with Lifetime Achievement Award-2019 at the 4th APJ Abdul Kalam Innovation Conclave?
Ans: A K Singh
- Who of the following has been chosen for 2019 UNESCO/Guillermo Cano Press Freedom Prize?
Ans: Kyaw Soe Oo
- Who has been honoured with the 2019 Pulitzer Prizein fiction category?
Ans: Richard Powers
- What is the India’s rank in the 2019 World Press Freedom Index (WPFI)?
- Who won the 2019 presidency election of Ukraine?
Ans: Volodymyr Zelensky
- Which Indian movie has won the best cinematography at 2019 Beijing International Film Festival (BIFF)?
- Which country has been nominated as the “Guest of Honour” country at the 29th edition of the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair (ADIBF)?
- Who has been conferred with the National Intellectual Property Award for 2019 in the category of Top Individual for Patents and Commercialization?
Ans: Benny Antony
- Cyril Almeida, who won the 2019 IPI World Press Freedom Hero award, is from which country?
- Who has won the 2019 Rabindranath Tagore Literary Prize?
Ans: Rana Dasgupta
- Puranik Yogendra, who has become the first ethnic Indian to contest and win an election in Japan, is from which of the following Indian cities?