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.
Saina Nehwal conferred with Khel Ratna 2010. Download the list of winners of Khel Ratna and Arjuna Awards 2010.
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.
The Padma Vibhushan award is given in recognition of exceptional and distinguished service to the nation in any field, including government services. Check out the list of winners for the year 2010.
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.