Awards Current Affairs 2017

Sachin Tendulkar conferred with the membership of the “Order of Australia”

Sachin Tendulkar conferred  with the membership of the image“Order of Australia” 

  • Member of the Order of Australia (AM)

Why Sachin was conferred with this honor?

  • Sachin was conferred with this membership for his service to India-Australia relations by promoting goodwill, friendship and sportsmanship via Cricket.

How many Indians till date have been honored with this membership?

  • TWO.
  • Sachin Tendulkar became only the 2nd Indian after former Attorney General Soli Sorabjee to get the honour.

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Persons in News: Ruchir Sharma

Ruchir Sharma bags Tata Literature First Book Award.

imageAuthor imageRuchir Sharma was honored with the Tata Literature Live! First Book Award for his book Breakout Nations: In Pursuit of the Next Economic Miracles.

The book gives a clear picture of the shifting balance of global economic power and how it will play out for emerging nations and the West.