List of Important Awards and Honors- August 2015 | GK Updates

    List of Important Awards and Honors- August 2015 | GK Updates
    List of Important Awards and Honors- August 2015 | GK Updates:
    The List of Awards and Honors that received in the month of August 2015 was given here. Candidates those who are preparing for all competitive exams can use these GK materials.

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    Awards and Honors
    Winners
    1.
    Inaugural Sunhak Peace Prize
    Dr. Modadugu Vijay Gupta
    2.
    Peter Mackler Award 2015
    Journalist Zaina Erhaim (Syria)
    3.
    Winner of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad (MAKA) Trophy for the year 2014
    Punjabi University
    4.
    Maharashtra Bhushan Award 2015
    Babasaheb Purandare
    5.
    James Tait Black Award 2015
    Zia Haider Rahman
    6.
    Saraswati Sammaan Award 2015
    Veerappa Moily
    7.
    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)
    8.
    Highest Civilian Award of Germany, Cross of Order of the Merit Award
    Raghavendra Gadagkar
    9.
    Pacific Area Travel Writers Association (PATWA) Award 2015
    D Parulekar (Goa Tourism Minister)
    10.
    Ramanujan Prize 2015
    Mathematician Dr. Amalendu Krishna
    11.
    Bharat Bharti Literacy Award 2015
    Kashinath Singh
    12.
    Election Commission’s Award 2014
    Rajan Vishal
    13.
    Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna 2015
    Sania Mirza

    National Sports Awards 2014-15:
    List of Winner of Arjuna Award 2015:
    ·        Sandeep Kumar– Archery
    ·        M R Poovamma– Athletics (4X400 metres relay)
    ·        Kidambi Srikanth– Badminton
    ·        Mandeep Jangra– Boxing
    ·        Rohit Sharma– Cricket
    ·        Dipa Karmakar– Gymnastics
    ·        Sreejesh P R– Hockey
    ·        Manjeet Chillar– Kabaddi
    ·        Abhilasha Mhatre– Kabaddi
    ·        Swaran Singh– Rowing
    ·        Anup Kumar Yama– Roller Skating.
    ·        Jitu Rai– Shooting
    ·        Sathish Kumar– Weightlifting
    ·        Bajrang– Wrestling
    ·        Babita Kumari– Wrestling
    ·        Y Sanathoi Devi– Wushu
    ·        Sharath M Gayakwad– Para-Swimming
    List of Winners of Dronacharya Awards 2015:
    ·        Naval Singh– Athletics (Javelin throw) Para-sports coach
    ·        Anoop Singh– Wrestling coach
    ·        Harbans Singh– Athletics coach
    ·        Swatantar Raj Singh– Boxing coach
    ·        Nihar Ameen– Swimming coach
    List of Winners of Dhyan Chand Award 2015:
    ·        Romeo James– Hockey
    ·        Shiv Prakash Mishra– Tennis
    ·        P Nair– Volleyball
    List of Winners of Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Award 2014-15:
    ·        Jot Singh – mountaineer
    ·        Arunima Sinha – mountaineer
    ·        Lt. Col. Satyendra Verma – Sky diving
    ·        Col. Satish Chander Sharma – mountaineer

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