Quick Current Affairs for Exams : 2008 Award List

Awards & Prizes 2008
1. IIFA best film Award: Chak de India

2. IIFA Outstanding Contribution to Indian Cinema : Shyam Benegal

3. IIFA Outstanding contribution to International Cinema : AR Rahman

4. IIFA Best Actor : Shahrukh Khan

5. IIFA Best Actress : Kareena Kapoor (Jab we Met)

6. United Nations Public Service Award : R.S. Pandey (Steel Secretary)

7. International Legal Alliance Summit Award 2008 : Fox Mandal Little, it’s a law company

8. Godfrey Phillips Bravery Award (Gold) : Anil Dhamankar

9. Nobel Prize 2008 Medicine : Luc Montangier (AIDS Vaccine) & Prof Francoise Barre Sinoussi Both French , Prof. Harald zur Hausaen (Germany) (Cervical cancer virus)

10. Noble Prize 2008 Physics: Makoto Kobayashi & Toshihide Maskawa (both from Japan)

11. Nobel Prize in 2008 Chemistry : Osamu Shimmura Japan and Martin Chalfie and Toger Tsien USA

12. Nobel Prize in 2008 Literature: Jean Marie (French)

13. Nobel Prize 2008 Economics : Paul Krugman (US)

14. Raman Magasaysay Award 2008 : Amte Couple (Mandakini & Prakash Amte)

15. Mahatma Gandhi Peace award 2008 : Nelson Mandela

16. Best of Booker Prize 2008 : Salman Rashdie

17. Deming Application Prize for TQM : Tata Steel

18. Rajiv Gandhi National Sadbhavna Award 2007 : Prof. N Radha Krishnan

19. Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award : Mahendra Singh Dhoni

20. Forbes Lifetime Achievement Award: Lakshmi Mittal

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    thank you so much for the information.:-)