Padma Vibhushan / Padma Bhushan / Padma Shri Awards

Padma Bhushan and Padma Vibhushan Awards Padma Awards, India’s highest civilian awards, 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 Republic Day every year. The awards are conferred by […]

Dada Saheb Phalke Awards and Years

Dada Saheb Phalke Awards and Years The Dadasaheb Phalke Award is India’s highest award in cinema given annually by the Government of India for lifetime contribution to Indian cinema. Dadasaheb Phalke Award is given to a prominent personality from the Indian film industry, noted and respected for significant contributions to Indian cinema. A committee consisting eminent personalities from the Indian film industry is appointed to evaluate the award. Introduced in 1969, the birth centenary year of Dadasaheb Phalke, considered as the father of Indian cinema, award is given to recognise the contribution of film personalities towards the development of Indian […]

Roman Magsaysay Awards 2011

International Awards :: International Awards Nobel Prize Winners for Literature Nobel Prize Winners for Peace International Nobel Prizes Ramon Magsaysay Awards 2011 : Two Indians, Nileema Mishra, social worker in the field of micro – credit and US – trained Indian engineer Harish Hande, who revolutionised use of solar lights, are among six people who have been awarded Asia’s prestigious Ramon Magsaysay Award for 2011. The Awardees are : Harish Hande, from India : He is being recognised for his passionate and pragmatic efforts to put solar power technology in the hands of the poor, through a social enterprise that […]

International Awards 2011

International Awards :: Nobel Prize Winners for Literature Nobel Prize Winners for Peace International Nobel Prizes Ramon Magsaysay Awards Chemistry International Awards 2011 : Nobel Prize : Alfred Bernard Nobel who invented dynamite, died on December 10th, 1896 bequeathing 9,000,000 dollars, the interest of which is to be distributed yearly to those who had rendered service to mankind during the preceding year in different spheres. The first Nobel Prizes were awarded in December 10th, 1901. Awards for Physics and Chemistry are made by the Swedish Academy of Science, Stockholm, Medicine or Physiology by the Stockholm Faculty of Medicine; Literature by […]

International Nobel Prizes for 2011

International Awards :: International Awards Nobel Prize Winners for Literature Nobel Prize Winners for Peace Ramon Magsaysay Awards Nobel Prize Nobel Prizes for 2011 : Physiology or Medicine : American Bruce Beutler and French biologist Jules Hoffmann, who studied the first stages of immune responses to attack, shared the $1.5 million award with Canadian – born Ralph Steinman, working in the US, who discovered dendritic cells which helps defeat infection. Steinman passed away on 30th September 2011. The Nobel is typically not awarded posthumously. In 1931, Erik Axel Karlfeldt was posthumously awarded the Nobel Prize for literature, but the rules […]

National Film Awards

National Awards Bharath Ratna National Awards Bharatiya Jnanpith Awards Republic Day Gallantry Awards 60th National Film Awards 2013 60th National Film Awards 2013 The 60th National Film Awards ceremony was an event during which the Directorate of Film Festivals presented its annual National Film Awards to honor the best films of 2012 in the Indian cinema. The ceremony was held on 3rd May, 2013. National Film Awards 2013 Selection Process The Directorate of Film Festivals invited nominations for the awards on 3rd January, 2013. Feature and Non – Feature Films certified by Central Board of Film Certification between 1st January, […]

Republic Day Gallantry Award 2011

National Awards Bharath Ratna National Awards Bharatiya Jnanpith Awards National Film Awards Republic Day Gallantry Award Republic Day Gallantry Award 2011 : The President of India on 25th, January 2011 has approved awards of 440 gallantry and other defence decorations to Armed Forces personnel and others on the occasion of the 62nd Republic Day Celebrations. This includes 5 Kirti Chakra, 21 Shaurya Chakra, 05 Bar to Sena Medal ( Gallantry ), 135 Sena Medal ( Gallantry ), 02 Nao Sena Medal ( Gallantry ), 03 Vayu Sena Medal ( Gallantry ), 28 Param Vishisht Seva Medal, 04 Uttam Yudh Seva […]