Awards, Persons & Places in News

Awards Current Affairs 2020-2021 covers all Current Affairs related to various Awards, Prize and Personalities winning them. These Current Affairs are suitable for UPSC , Civil Services, SSC, Railways, Banking, IBPS and all other competitive exams of India.

WHO Global Health Leaders’ award to ASHA workers

ASHA (Accredited Social Health Activist) workers received the Global Health Leaders Award-2022 in the backdrop of the 75th World Health Assembly. World Health Organization (WHO) said that ASHA workers were honored for their key role in linking the community with health care, especially during the Covid-19 pandemic. They were one of the six recipients of ..

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250th Birth Anniversary of Raja Ram Mohan Roy

On May 22nd, the ministry of culture held the inaugural ceremony to commemorate the yearlong celebrations of Raja Ram Mohan Roy’s 250th birth anniversary. What are the highlights of the inaugural ceremony? The inaugural ceremony was held at Raja Ram Mohan Roy Library Foundation, Kolkata, and at Science City Auditorium, Kolkata. The ceremony was organized ..

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Anthony Albanese: Australia’s New Prime Minister

On 23rd May 2022, Anthony Albanese was sworn in as Australia’s 31st Prime Minister. He is the first Italian Australian to become prime minister. He took the oath with a promise of swift action on climate change, gender equality, and improved wages. Why there is a change in Leadership? Anthony Albanese is from Labor Party. ..

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Rajasthan’s Ramgarh Vishdhari Sanctuary

Ramgarh Vishdhari Wildlife Sanctuary in Rajasthan was recently notified as India’s 52nd tiger reserve. When was the approval given to declare it as a tiger reserve? In April 2020, the Rajasthan government sent the proposal to develop the Ramgarh Vishdhari sanctuary for tigers. In July 2021, in-principle approval was given by National Tiger Conservation Authority ..

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Devasahayam Pillai: First Indian layman declared Saint

Devasahayam Pillai became the first Indian layman to be declared a saint by the Vatican. Who canonized Devasahayam Pillai? Pope Francis of the Vatican canonized Devasahayam during the Canonization Mass in St Peter’s Basilica. Who else are declared saints by the Vatican? Apart from Devasahayam Pillai, eight others were declared saints. They include four men ..

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