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Padma Awards 2020

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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. […]

List of ICC Award 2019 Winners

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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 of the Year – Ben Stokes (England) Test Cricketer of the Year – Pat Cummins […]

Malayalam poet Akkitham wins 55th Jnanpith Award

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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 poetry. Apart from poetry, his literary excellence has footprints in genre like drama, reminiscence, critical […]

Global Hunger Index India slips to 102nd

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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 below its neighbours and BRICS’ peers. Alarmingly, India was the worst performer when it came […]

Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Award 2018

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দুঃসাহসিক অভিযানের সঙ্গে যুক্ত ব্যক্তিদের কৃতিত্বকে স্বীকৃত জানাতে প্রতি বছর তেনজিন নোরগে জাতীয় পুরস্কার প্রদান করা হয়। অভিযানের সঙ্গে যুক্ত যুবরা যাতে যে কোনও  পরিস্থিতি মোকাবিলায় ধৈর্য্য ও সহনশীলতার পরিচয় দিয়ে দুঃসাহসিক কাজ দলগতভাবে করতে পারে এবং তাঁদের অভিযানমূলক কার্যকলাপকে প্রচারের আলোয় নিয়ে আসা যায়, সেই উদ্দেশ্যে এই পুরস্কার প্রদান করা হয়। চারটি বিভাগে এই […]