Awards & Honours - Current Affairs for June, 2015

Awards & Honours Current Affairs for June, 2015

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▼ Sri Sri Ravi Shankar honoured with Colombia's highest civil award   [06-24-15]

The award has been given in recognition to the spiritual leader’s contribution in spreading the message of peace in society, inter-mediation in war, reducing stress and combating violence through yoga and breathing exercises.

▼ Benni Joseph Mavelil selected for VK Krishna Menon Award   [06-24-15]

At present Benni Joseph Mavelil is a registered Manager and Director for the Ideal Fostering in Birmingham, United Kingdom. He is originally from Koodalloor, Kerala and has been living and working in the UK for over a decade. The VK Krishna Menon award is given to outstanding Indian patriots who served in the Diaspora and have been distinguished in various fields including science, literature, business, politics, diplomacy and philanthropy.

▼ S. Garg honoured with Bal Sahitya Puraskar   [06-24-15]

Sahitya Akademi has announced the Bal Sahitya Puraskar 2015 year. Five novelists, four writers of short stories, and three authors of poetries, among others were awarded for their contribution to children's literature.

▼ S. Subramanyam selected for Sangita Kalanidhi Award 2015   [06-24-15]

He will preside over the 89th conference of the Music Academy this Margazhi.

▼ Dr. V Tripathi wins 28thMoortidevi award 2015   [06-21-15]

Vyomkesh Darvesh is a fictional biography of noted Hindi critic Acharya Hazariprasad Dwivedi. Born on February 16, 1931, Dr. Tripathi has a number of original creations like Lokwadi Tulsidas, Meera Ka Kavya, Kuch Kahaniya Kuch Vichar and several others to his credit.

▼ R. Paul Singh nominated for GHCERA award   [06-21-15]

GCHERA stands for Global Confederation for Higher Education Associations for Agriculture and Life Sciences. The award will be officially presented on 20 September 2015 during the GCHERA World Agricultural Prize Award Ceremony that will take place at Nanjing Agricultural University, China. GCHERA stands for Global Confederation for Higher Education Associations for Agriculture and Life Sciences. The award will be officially presented on 20 September 2015 during the GCHERA World Agricultural Prize Award Ceremony that will take place at Nanjing Agricultural University, China.

▼ Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics conferred on Darshan Jain   [06-21-15]

The teacher, Darshan Jain and other winners will receive a ten-thousand Dollars award each from the National Science Foundation. Obama has named 108 Mathematics and Science teachers as recipients of the Award.

▼ Prof Galande selected for G. D. Birla Science award   [06-21-15]

Prof. Sanjeev Galande of Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Pune has been selected for G D Birla Award for Scientific Research - 2014. Mr. Galande has been selected for his significant contribution in the area of Epigenetics and Molecular Cell Biology.

▼ B. Jayant Baliga wins Russia's top technology award   [06-20-15]

He was recognized as the inventor of the insulated gate bipolar transistor (IGBT), which he developed while working at the General Electrical research & development center in New York in 1983.

▼ Nico Rosberg wins Austrian F1 Grand Prix   [06-20-15]

He defeated his Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton (Britain) and is now just 10 points behind him in this year’s F1 season.

▼ Award of Liberation War Honour in Bangladesh conferred on former PM Vajpayee   [06-18-15]

Mr. Atal Bihari Vajpayee as a Foreign Minister and as a Prime Minister had given great emphasis on strong ties with Bangladesh and visited the neighboring country in 1999.

▼ Prakash Singh Badal conferred with Sant Namdev Award on 10thJune 2015   [06-19-15]

He was awarded for promoting peace, communal harmony and universal brotherhood. The award was given by Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on behalf of the Sarhad Foundation.

▼ ISRO wins 2015 Space Pioneer Award   [06-19-15]

Space pioneer award for the year 2015 was presented to Indian Space Research Organisation in the Science and Engineering category during the 34th Annual International Space Development Conference held at Toronto in Canada during May 20-24, 2015. The U.S. National Space Society presented the award in recognition of ISRO’s efforts in accomplishing the Mars Mission in its very first attempt.

▼ Norway awarded Freedom of Expression to Edward Snowden   [06-13-15]

Former US security contractor Edward Snowden has been awarded a Norwegian prize for freedom of expression and received yet another invitation to leave his exile and receive the award in person. The Norwegian Academy of Literature and Freedom of Expression said the 31 year old fugitive had won the Bjornson Prize, named after a Norwegian Nobel literature laureate, for his work protecting privacy and for shining a critical light on US surveillance of its citizens and others. Snowden was awarded Sweden's Right Livelihood Award in 2014 but chose to accept it by video link rather than leaving his exile in Russia. He has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize for the second year in a row.

▼ A. Hilonga wins prize for innovative water filter   [06-13-15]

A water filter which absorbs anything from copper and fluoride to bacteria, viruses and pesticides has won a prestigious African innovation prize. Its inventor, Tanzanian chemical engineer Askwar Hilonga, uses nano technology and sand to clean water.