C. N. R Rao awarded Japan's highest civilian honour for scientific contribution
Q. Name the Indian conferred with Japan's highest civilian award “Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Star” for his outstanding contributions to science and Indo-Japanese science cooperation on 2nd May’15?- Published on 13 May 15
a. Narayan Krishnamurthy
b. S Radhakrishnan
c. C N R Rao
d. Amartya Sen
ANSWER: C N R Rao
Prof. C N R Rao is also the only Indian to be elected as a foreign member of the Japan Academy in Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research.