awards Current Affairs - 2020

Abel Prize, 2020 to Hillel Frustenberg and Gregory Margulis

The Norwegian Academy of Science is to award the Abel Prize for the year 2020 to the two great mathematicians Hillel Frustenberg and Gregory Margulis. They are being honoured for their work towards probability and dynamics in number theory, combinatorics and Group Theory. Hillel Frustenberg He is an American-Israeli mathematician at Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Read More…

PMMVY awards: Madhya Pradesh wins; Manipur won among NE states

On February 3, 2020, the Ministry of Women and Child Development awarded Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandhana Yojana (PMMVY) awards to states and Union Territories and Districts. The award function was organized to promote competitive federalism among the states. The Awards were presented under three categories namely best performance since inception, Highlights: Best Performance since inception Read More…

World Games Athlete of the Year, 2019-Title won by Rani Rampal

The Indian Women Hockey Team player Rani Rampal has won the “World Game Athlete of the Year, 2019” title. She is the first hockey player in the world to receive the title. Athlete of the Year The title is awarded to the winner selected through a voting process. The award is presented to an awardee Read More…

Sonu Nigam wins Award at 21st Century Icon Awards, UK

Popular Bollywood playback singer Sonu Nigam has been honoured with ‘Magnificent Performing Arts Award’ at the 21st Century Icon Awards in London, United Kingdom (UK). Key Highlights He was among a host of winners across a range of categories at a gala awards ceremony held in UK. The ceremony was devised as a celebration of Read More…

Prof Muhammad Yunus conferred Lamp of Peace of Saint Francis  award by Vatican

Vatican awarded Bangladesh’s Nobel Laureate Prof Muhammad Yunus prestigious ‘Lamp of Peace of Saint Francis ‘ award for his contribution towards establishing peace and harmony. Prof Muhammad Yunus He is Bangladeshi social entrepreneur, banker, economist, and civil society leader. He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize (2008) for founding Grameen Bank and pioneering concepts of Read More…