Current GK – Nobel Prize 2011

Nobel Prize winners for the year 2011 have been announced. Here is the list of people who were honoured with the greatest of all awards: Nobel Peace Prize: Liberia’s Johnson-Sirleaf, Nobel Medicine Prize: Beutler, Hoffmann, Steinman, Nobel Physics Prize: Perlmutter, Riess, Schmidt, Nobel Chemistry Prize: Dan Shechtman, Nobel Prize in Literature: Tomas Transtromer.

OSCAR Awards Winning Movies 2010 – Current GK

There was a tough competition between “Avtar” and “The Hurt Locker”. Avtar failed to win the maximum awards and could only manage three against six of The Hurt Locker. This reminded me of Slumdog Millionaire that won 8 awards in OSCAR Awards 2009.

Gallantry Awards in India

Indian Military award its brave soldiers for showing exceptional courage during wartime. These are called gallantry awards. The highest gallantry wards in India are Param Vir Chakra (PVC), Maha Vir Chakra (MVC), Vir Chakra (VrC). Read more about these awards which are important for General Awareness Section of recruitment exams.