Category Archives: Awards

August 26, 2019
Finally the World Cup in PV Sindhu's Lap

What a day for Indian badminton! Pusarla Venkata Sindhu wiped out her ‘bridesmaid’ and ‘chokers’ tag on super Sunday at Basel, Switzerland, at the BWF World Championships. Switzerland is the home of eminent tennis star Roger Federer, and it seems Sidhu took some leaves from the book of Federer to remain calm like a cucumber and played with steely determination on the court to clinch the final. Breaking the jinx The world No. 5 broke [...]Read More

August 23, 2019
Major National Sports Awards in India

“All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy”. We have grown up listening to this quote which beautifully illustrates the importance of sports in our life. Sports are extremely essential for the active development of an individual’s brain as well as body. We all love to see our favorite sports stars in action, whether it is cricket, football or hockey. But, how often do they get honoured for their capabilities and talent. Well, [...]Read More

August 12, 2019
National Film Awards 2019

Established in 1954, the National Film Awards are the most prominent awards for films in India. Every year, Government of India appoints a national panel that selects the winning entries. This year, the 66th National Film Awards 2019 for best Indian cinema sprang a surprise or two. To begin with, ‘Hellaro’ became the first ever Gujarati movie to win the National Award for Best Feature Film. Directed by Abhishek Shah, ‘Hellaro’ is a film dwelling [...]Read More

February 27, 2019
Period. End of Sentence bags an Oscar in 2019

The Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars, are the awards conferred for recognizing the artistic and technical talents in the film industry. The awards are presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS). It was the 91st Academy Awards ceremony that took place recently on February 24, 2019, for honouring the best films of 2018. “Period. End of Sentence” is an Indian documentary which won the Best Documentary Short Subject Award [...]Read More

February 25, 2019
Man Booker Winners of Indian Origin

Man Booker Prize is a high-profile literary award which has been presented each year since 1969 for the books originally written in English Language and published in the United Kingdom. The prize is of great significance as it brings fame and recognition to the winners. It is greeted with huge fanfare and anticipation. Each year, a panel of judges is chosen from a wide range of disciplines including poets, politicians, actors, journalists, and broadcasters who [...]Read More

November 14, 2018
List of Bharat Ratna Award Winners

Brief View of Bharat Ratna Award Winners This article was updated on May 28, 2019. ***** Instituted in the year 1954, Bharat Ratna is India’s most prestigious, highest pedestal-holding civilian award. It ranks seventh in the order of precedence. Being a merit-based award, it is presented to the holders without any distinction/ discrimination on the basis of race, position, sex, occupation etc. The Bharat Ratna Award is presented “in recognition of exceptional service/ performance of [...]Read More

October 16, 2018

Saubhagya scheme was launched by the Modi government in September last year with a motive to electrify both rural and urban Indian households deprived of electricity by December 2018. The scheme took off well with 93% of the Indian households having access to the power supply as on date. As the closure date of the Saubhagya scheme is approaching, the government has decided to speed up the electrification process in the remaining states of the [...]Read More

June 22, 2018
Literary Awards in India

“We don’t read and write poetry because it’s cute. We read and write poetry because we are members of the human race. And the human race is filled with passion. And medicine, law, business, engineering, these are noble pursuits and necessary to sustain life. But poetry, beauty, romance, love, these are what we stay alive for” The above-mentioned quote is taken from Peter Weir’s movie “Dead Poet’s Society” which states the importance of literature in [...]Read More

June 18, 2018
Civilian Awards in India

People work for money but go an extra mile for recognition, praise and rewards”. This quote by Dale Carnegie seems absolutely accurate. When one does something great they are showered with appreciation and rewards. Awards are conferred to recognize the good works of people and honor their achievements. India gives various awards to its citizens for their distinguished contribution in the areas of Leadership, Literature, Patriotic and Particulars. Civilian awards are bestowed on the top [...]Read More

March 7, 2018
5 most famous books of Khushwant Singh

Khushwant Singh, a noted writer and journalist, died on March 20, 2014, due to cardiac arrest leaving behind a legacy of wonderful books for literature fanatics. Apart from being an Indian author, lawyer, diplomat, and journalist, Khushwant was a Member of Parliament in the Rajya Sabha, the upper house of the Parliament of India. Born in Hadali, Punjab, Singh worked as the editor of several literary and news magazines and contributed in maintaining peaceful relations [...]Read More

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