Important Awards and Honors in Last Six Months (May to October 2015)-IBPS PO Mains Special- Download in PDF

    Important Awards and Honors in Last Six Months (May to October 2015)-IBPS PO Mains Special- Download in PDF
    Important Awards and Honors in Last Six Months (May to October 2015)-IBPS PO Mains Special- Download in PDF:
    Dear Readers,Based on our IBPS PO V Mains Exam-Preparation Time Table (which we have already published), today we have given the list of Important Awards and Honors in last six months (May to October 2015). Candidates those who are preparing for the examination can also download this in PDF.

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    Awards and Honors
    Winners
    1.
    Indian-origin teacher to receive ‘University of Oxford Inspirational Teacher Award’
    Gurnimrat Nimmy Sidhu
    2.
    French film to win Palme d’Or Award at 68th Cannes Film Festival
    Dheepan (French Film)
    3.
    Indian film to win Prestigious critics Prize at 68th Cannes film festival
    Massan (Indian Film)
    4.
    Man Booker International Prize for 2015.
    Laszlo Krasznahorkai
    5.
    Two Indians selected for prestigious Radcliffe Fellowship by Harvard University
    Shivani Agarwal and Maharaja Pandit
    6.
    Pt. Haridutt Sharma award
    Anurrada Prasad
    7.
    Who is the writer of the novel ‘The Lives of Others’ which has won the Encore Award?
    Neel Mukherjee (Writer)
    8.
    UNC Award for Excellence in Teaching
    Dr. Sivanadane Mandjiny (Indian-American Professor)
    9.
    Dade Saheb Phalke Award 2014
    Shashi Kapoor
    10.
    Which District has won United Nations Public Service Award 2015
    Nadia District (West Bengal)
    11.
    Winner of PEN Freedom of Expression Courage award 2015
    Charlie Hebdo
    12.
    UNESCO-Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize 2015
    Mazen Darwish (Journalist)
    13.
    The world’s best airport for the year 2014
    Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA)
    14.
    Winner of Japan’s highest civilian award
    Chintamani Nagesa Ramachandra Rao
    15.
    Winner of prestigious Fellowship of Royal Institute of Navigation (RIN)
    Satheesh Reddy
    16.
    RedInk Lifetime Achievement Award 2015
    Dr. Prannoy Roy
    17.
    List of Winners of Ellis Island Medal of Honor in US
    ·        Meera Gandhi
    ·        Chad P Gehani
    ·        Rahul M Jindal
    ·        S Mona Sinha
    ·        K V Kumar
    ·        Baroness Sandip Verma
    ·        Rajdeep K Dhami
    18.
    Colombia’s Highest Civilian Award
    Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
    19.
    Sangita Kalanidhi Award 2015
    Sanjay Subramanyam
    20.
    Japan’s Fukuoa Prize 2015
    Ramachandra Guha
    21.
    Japan’s Highest Civilian Award, the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Star
    C N R Rao
    22.
    Sant Namdev National Award
    Parkash Singh Badal
    23.
    Freedom of Expression Prize (Norway)
    Edward Snowden
    24.
    Friends of Bangladesh Liberation War Award by Bangladesh Government
    Atal Bihari Vajpayee
    25.
    Bal Sahitya Puraskar 2015 by Sahitya Akademi
    Novelist: Ramdeo Jha (Maithili), Ramnath G Gawade (konkani), Mukti Upadhyay ‘Baral’ (Nepali), Tiren Boro (Bodo), Nividitha Subramaniam (English), Sowmya Rajendran (English).
    Writers of Short Stories: Janardhan Hegde (Sanskrit), Thochom Thouyangba Meitei (Manipur), Krishna Kumar ‘Ashu’ (Rajasthani), Nayeem Kashmiri (Kashmiri).
    Poetry Collections: Sella Ganapathi (Tamil), Tara Chand Kalandri (Dogri), Srikanta Saren (Santali)
    Total Contribution to Children’s Literature:
    JethoLalwani (Sindhi), Choappu Venataramana (Telugu), Snehlata Mohanty (Odia), Sukhdev Madpuri (Punjab), Sivadas (Malayalam), Leeladhar Hegde (Marathi), Dhiruben Patel (Gujarati), TS Nagraja Shetty (Kannada), Eli Ahmed (Assamese), Kartik Ghose (Bengali).
    Book of One-Act Play: Bano Sartaj (Urdu)
    26.
    Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela Prize
    Jorge Sampaio (Portugal), Helena Ndume (Namibia)
    27.
    36th Edition of American Book Award 2015
    Naomi Klein
    28.
    Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Award 2015
    Kerala Tourism’s Muziris Heritage Project
    29.
    “Champion of Change” Award by the White House of US
    Sunita Viswanath (Indian-American)
    30.
    “Golden Peacock Award” for environment management
    Krishnapatnam Port (Andhra Pradesh)
    31.
    Highest French Civilian Award Commandeur de la Lgion dHonneur (The Legion of Honour)
    Noted Artist- Sayed Haider Raza
    32.
    “Best Original Screenplay Award” at The Madrid International Film Festival
    Movie: ‘Buddha In A Traffic Jam’- Directed by Vivek Agnihotri
    33.
    William Harvey Award 2015
    Four Indian Scientists of Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College has received the prestigious William Harvey Award 2015 for their work in the rare Hemoglobin C (Hb C) disease. The winners are,
    Saeedul Hasan Arif
    Kafeel Akhtar
    Shagufta Qadri
    Suhailur Rahman
    34.
    Great Immigrates, The Pride of America Award 2015
    Four Indian-Americans has won this award,
    Preet Bharara (US Attorney)
    Rakesh Khurana (Dean of the Harvard College and Marvin Bower Professor of Leadership and Development)
    Madhulika Sikka (Vice President and Executive Editor of Mic)
    Abraham Veghese (Physician, Professor and Author)
    35.
    World Food Prize 2015
    Fazle Hasan Abed (Bangladesh)
    36.
    2015 World Agriculture Prize Laureate
    R Paul Singh (Indian-American Professor)
    37.
    US Presidential Award
    Darshan Jain (Indian American Teacher for excellence in Mathematics and Science Technology)
    38.
    G D Birla Award for Scientific Research 2015
    Prof. Sanjeev Galande (for the contribution and pioneer research in the field of Epigenetics and Molecular Cell Biology)
    39.
    Inaugural Sunhak Peace Prize
    Dr. Modadugu Vijay Gupta
    40.
    Peter Mackler Award 2015
    Journalist  Zaina Erhaim (Syria)
    41.
    Winner of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad (MAKA) Trophy for the year 2014
    Punjabi University
    42.
    Maharashtra Bhushan Award 2015
    Babasaheb Purandare
    43.
    James Tait Black Award 2015
    Zia Haider Rahman
    44.
    Saraswati Sammaan Award 2015
    Veerappa Moily
    45.
    Kerala Government, State Film Awards 2014
    List of Winners:
    Best Actor: Nivin Pauly (Bangalore Days and 1983 ) and Sudev Nair (My Life Partner)
    Best Actress: Nasriya Naseem (Om Shanthi Hosana and Bangalore Days)
    Best Child Actor: Master Adwaith
    Best Child Actress: Anna Fathima
    Best Male Playback Singer: K J Yesudas
    Best Female Playback Singer: Shreya Ghoshaal
    Best Director: Sanalkumar Sasidhran (OraalPolkkam)
    46.
    Highest Civilian Award of Germany, Cross of Order of the Merit Award
    Raghavendra Gadagkar
    47.
    Pacific Area Travel Writers Association (PATWA) Award 2015
    D Parulekar (Goa Tourism Minister)
    48.
    Ramanujan Prize 2015
    Mathematician Dr. Amalendu Krishna
    49.
    Bharat Bharti Literacy Award 2015
    Kashinath Singh
    50.
    Election Commission’s Award 2014
    Rajan Vishal
    51.
    Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna 2015
    Sania Mirza
    52.
    Prestigious 2015 MacArthur Fellowship “Genius Grant”
    Kartik Chandran
    53.
    Conferred for Arjuna Award 2015
    M.R Poovamma (Athletics) and Babita Kumari (Wrestling)
    54.
    2015 SASTRA Ramanujan Prize
    Dr. Jacob Tsimerman
    55.
    Skoch Awards for Smart Governance Initiatives
    Employee’s Provident Fund Organization (EPFO)
    56.
    Winner of 24th Vyaas Samman for the year 2014
    Dr. Kamal Krishore Goenka
    57.
    Two Indian Women to win Global Leadership Award 2015
    Shobhana Bharatia- Chairperson of Hindustan Times Group and Indra Nooyi- Chairperson of PepsiCo.
    58.
    Jnangarima Manad Alankaran Award
    Shamim Hanfi
    59.
    Winner of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Award 2015
    Aqeela Asifi
    60.
    Shortlisted for the prestigious 2015 Man Booker Prize for Fiction.
    Sunjeev Sahota
    61.
    Winner of the prestigious Champions of Change Award
    Swetha Prabakaran
    62.
    UN Award for Leadership on changing Climate
    Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina
    63.
    Silver Medal by Royal Aeronautical Society
    Dr G. Satheesh Reddy
    64.
    Gandhi Peace Prize 2014
    ISRO
    65.
    National Humanities Medal
    Jhumpa Lahiri
    66.
    UNESCO Prize “Award of Excellence” 2015
    India (for the conservation efforts of the Sree Vadakkunnathan Temple in Kerala)
    67.
    Skoch Order-of- Merit National award for implementing e-governance, IT
    Haryana Government
    68.
    Winner of 2015 Harvard Humanitarian of the Year Award
    Kailash Satyarthi
    69.
    Winner of 2015 Man Booker Prize
    Marlon James (Jamaican Author)
    70.
    Winner of 2015 Right Livelihood Award
    Sheila Watt-Cloutier (Canada)
    71.
    Honored with 2015 MacArthur Fellowship
    Kartik Chandran (Indian American Associate Professor)
    List of 2015 Nobel Prize Winner
    72.
    The Nobel Peace Prize 2015
    National Dialogue Quartet
    73.
    The Nobel Prize in Physics 2015
    Takaaki Kajita and Arthur B. McDonald
    74.
    The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2015
    Tomas Lindahl, Paul Modrich and Aziz Sancar
    75.
    The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2015
    William C. Campbell and Satoshi Omura
    76.
    The Nobel Prize in Literature 2015
    Svetlana Alexievich
    77.
    The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Science in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2015
    Angus Deaton


    Today’s Time Table for IBPS PO 2015 Mains Exam Preparation:

    DATE
    DAY
    (6 – 7.30)am
    (7.30 – 9)am
    (6 – 8)pm
    (8 – 10)pm
    22 – Oct ‘15
    Thursday
    Awards and honors& new appointments
    Comprehension passage
    Syllogism along with the  possibility case
    Data Interpretation (line graph, Tabulation method)


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