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Annie Zaidi wins 2018 Hindu Playwright Award 2018

Annie Zaidi, an Indian author, has won the 2018 Hindu Playwright Award 2018 for her play ‘Untitled’ at the 14th edition of The Hindu Theatre Fest at the Taj Coromandel. The award was presented by Ratna Pathak Shah, actor and director. The award, instituted in 2008, carries a prize of Rs 2 lakh for the ..


C.N.R. Rao chosen for 2017 Von Hippel Award

Prof C.N.R. Rao, the renowned scientist and Bharat Ratna awardee, has become the first Asian to be chosen for the prestigious 2017 Von Hippel Award for his immense contribution in materials research. The award is the US-based Materials Research Society’s (MRS) highest honour. The award, which includes a cash prize, trophy and a diploma, will ..


SSC-CGL 1st July 2012 (Morning Shift) Solution GK

1. Who will head the Jury of the Awards Committees of Padma, Ratna and other highest honorary awards? [A]Home Minister [B]Prime Minister of India [C]President of India [D]Vice-President of India Vice-President of India Show Answer 2. Most important responsibility of a Welfare State is [A]to check exploitation [B]to check encroachments on Fundamental Rights [C]to preserve ..


Mother Teresa’s 101st birth anniversary: 26th August 2011

Mother Teresa (26 August 1910 – 5 September 1997), born Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu, was a Catholic nun of Albanian ethnicity and Indian citizenship, who founded the Missionaries of Charity in Calcutta, India in 1950. For over 45 years she ministered in her own way to the poor, sick, orphaned, and dying, while guiding the Missionaries ..