Malayali people Current Affairs, GK & News
Noted writer Anand has been selected for the 27th Ezhuthachan Puraskaram for his overall contributions to Malayalam language and Literature. It is the highest literary honour of the Kerala government. The prize is named after Ezhuthachan, the father of Malayalam language. It consists of a purse of Rs 5 lakh and a citation.
Topics: Akkitham Achuthan Namboothiri • Ezhuthachan • Ezhuthachan Puraskaram • Indian Literature • Kerala • Kerala Sahitya Akademi • Malayalam • Malayali people • T. Padmanabhan • Thunchaththu Ezhuthachan • Writers
During the 52nd IAAF Congress at Doha, Indian track and field legend PT Usha has been honoured with a IAAF Veteran Pin by the International Association of Athletic Federations (IAAF) in recognition of her contribution to the growth of the sport. She is often called the “queen of track and field”. At the 1982 New Delhi ..
India’s first private Space Science Museum has opened in Hyderabad to mark the Golden Jubilee of the Birla Archaeological and Cultural Research Institute (BACRI). It is a collaborative effort between the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) and the B M Birla Science Centre. The ISRO on its part is providing some 65 models of various ..
Topics: Chandrayaan programme • Chandrayaan-1 • Indian Space Research Organisation • K. Radhakrishnan • Liquid Propulsion Systems Centre • Malayali people • Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle • Satish Dhawan Space Centre • Science and technology in India • Space programme of India • Spacecraft • Spaceflight
Legendary Indian athlete and Olympian P.T. Usha has been appointed as a member of the Athletes Commission of the Asian Athletics Association (AAA). Usha will be one of the six members of the AAA Athletes Commission. The commission will be headed by 1992 Olympics gold medallist hammer thrower Andrey Abduvaliyev of Uzbekistan. Usha is known ..
In chess, the TePe Sigeman & Co International tournament has started in Malmo, Sweden on May 3. According to the World Chess Federation(FIDE), the tournament will have 8 players with an average rating of 2663, making it a Category 17 tournament. The field is led by the India No. 2 Grand Master Pentala Harikrishna. Harikrishna ..
Former ISRO scientist, Nambi Narayanan has been conferred the 2019 Padma Bhushan by President Ram Nath Kovind. It is the third-highest civilian award in the Republic of India. He is best known for his role in developing the Vikas Engine which was used for the first PSLV (Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle) launched by India. The ..
Topics: Chandrayaan programme • Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle • Indian Space Research Organisation • Malayali people • Mars Orbiter Mission • Nambi Narayanan • Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle • Satish Dhawan Space Centre • Science and technology in India • Space programme of India • Spaceflight • Vikas