Honours Current Affairs - 2019

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Commemorative Coins on Dr. M.S. Subbulakshmi released

Commemorative coins of Rs 100 and Rs 10 denomination were released on the occasion of 101st Birth Centenary of noted Carnatic musician Dr. MS Subbulakshmi by Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu. Earlier, Finance Ministry had issued notification about introduction of Rs 100 coin to honour Subbulakshmi’s music legacy. Dr. M.S. Subbulakshmi Madurai Shanmukhavadivu Subbulakshmi was Read More…

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Turkish musician Kudsi Erguner named UNESCO Artist for Peace

Turkish musician Kudsi Erguner was appointed as the UNESCO Artist for Peace by the Director-General of UNESCO, Irina Bokova. He was appointed after the opening ceremony of the 40th session of the World Heritage Committee (WHC) held in Istanbul, Turkey. He was named UNESCO Artist for Peace in recognition of his Efforts to promote the Read More…

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UNESCO lists Swiss-French architect Le Corbusier’s works among World Heritage Sites

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has listed Swiss-French architect Le Corbusier’s works among its World Heritage Sites list. In this regard, announcement was at the 40th session of the World Heritage Committee (WHC) of UNESCO held in Istanbul in Turkey. Le Corbusier works were added in the list in recognition of Read More…

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CAG Shashi Kant Sharma gets honorary professorship in China

The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India Shashi Kant Sharmahas been conferred with the honorary professorship by the Nanjing Audit University (NAU), China. China’s Nanjing Audit University is the only university which is recognized by the Institute of Internal Auditors. About Shashi Kant Sharmahas Shashi Kant Sharmahas is a 1976 batch Indian Administrative Service Read More…

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Switzerland Government honours Yash Chopra with special statue

Switzerland Government has honoured late veteran filmmaker Yash Chopra by unveiling bronze statue at Interlaken. The bronze statue weighing about 250 kilos was inaugurated by his wife Pamela Chopra and daughter-in-law Rani Mukerjee. Chopra was known for opening a legacy of South Asian tourists flocking to Switzerland and spend much time in the country besides Read More…

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Three Indian Scientists elected as Fellows of The Royal Society

Three Indian Scientist have been elected as the as Fellows of The Royal Society, a premier scientific academy of the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth. Their names had appeared on the list of 50 new fellows and 10 new Foreign Members announced by the Royal Society. They are: Physicist Sriram Ramaswamy: He is professor in Read More…

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India Post releases commemorative stamp on HAL’s 75-Year of Service

India Post has released a customised commemorative stamp on Hindustan Aeronautical Limited (HAL) in recognition of the company’s 75 years of service to the nation. The stamp was released by Usha Chandrasekhar, Chief Postmaster General of Karnataka circle and VM Chamola, Director (HR). It is for the first time India Post has issued a customised Read More…

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