Ramon Magsaysay Award: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Asia’s Nobel Prize-Ramon Magsaysay Awards cancelled

Published: June 10, 2020

A Manila, Philippines based foundation that gives out Ramon Magsaysay Award announced that the awards are being cancelled due to COVID-19. Highlights The Ramon Magsaysay Award has been cancelled thrice in 6 decades. The awards were cancelled for the first time in 1970 due to financial crisis. It was cancelled again in 1990 due to ..

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Ravish Kumar wins 2019 Ramon Magsaysay Award

Published: August 2, 2019

Indian journalist Ravish Kumar (44) of NDTV news channel was chosen for 2019 Ramon Magsaysay Award. He has been given this prestigious award in recognition for harnessing journalism to give voice to voiceless. He is among 5 individuals who were chosen for this years’ award. The award will be presented to all recipients at a ..

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Ravish Kumar honoured with prestigious 2019 Ramon Magsaysay Award

Published: August 2, 2019

NDTV India’s senior executive editor, Ravish Kumar has been honoured with the prestigious 2019 Ramon Magsaysay Award for his ‘ethical journalism’. Kumar has won the honour for his news show, Prime Time, which deals with real-life & under-reported problems of ordinary people. He is among five individuals who were declared winners of the award. The ..

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Bharat Vatwani and Sonam Wangchuk receive 2018 Ramon Magsaysay Award

Published: September 2, 2018

Two Indians, Dr. Bharat Vatwani and Sonam Wangchuk received the prestigious Ramon Magsaysay Award for 2018 on August 31. The award, which is regarded as the Asian version of the Nobel Prize, was established in 1957. The Ramon Magsaysay Award Foundation, in its citation, stated that Wangchuk was recognised for his uniquely systematic, collaborative and ..

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Bharat Vatwani and Sonam Wangchuk wins 2018 Ramon Magsaysay Award

Published: July 27, 2018

Two Indians, Dr. Bharat Vatwani and Sonam Wangchuk are named among the six winners of the prestigious Ramon Magsaysay Award for the year 2018. The Ramon Magsaysay Award Foundation stated in its citation that Vatwani is being recognised for his tremendous courage and healing compassion in embracing India’s mentally-afflicted destitutes. Wangchuk has been recognised for ..

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