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What is Nobel Prize?
Instituted by Alfred Nobel –Inventor of Dynamite
Awards given annually on 10th, December - Death anniversary of the founder
Who are eligible to get Nobel Prize?
Given to eminent persons from Physics, Chemistry, Medicine, Literature, Economics and Peace.

Linkages with India
Ronald Ross – Medicine -1902
Rudyard Kipling – Literature -1907
Dalai Lama – Peace -1989
V.S.Naipaul – Literature – 2001

When was the First Nobel Prize for Economics awarded?
Nobel Prize for Economics First given in 1969.
When did Rabindranath Tagore get his Nobel Prize for Literature?
Rabindranath Tagore got his Nobel Prize for Literature in the year 1913.
When Did Dr.C.V.Raman get his Nobel Prize for Physics?
Dr.C.V.Raman – Physics –Year 1930

When Mother Teresa was awarded the Nobel Prize for Peace?
Mother Teresa – Peace – Year 1979
When Was Amartya Sen Awarded Nobel Prize for Economics?
Amartya Sen – Economics – Year 1999
When did Kailash Satyarthi get the Noble Prize for Peace?

In the year 2014

Of Indian Origin
Hargobind Khurana – Medicine -1968
S.Chandrasekkar – Physics - 1983
Venkatraman Ramakrishnan – Chemistry - 2009

What is Pulitzer Prize?
Instituted in 1917
Named after Joseph Pulitzer
Accomplishments in Journalism and Literature

What is Magsaysay Awards?
Instituted in 1957
Named After Ramon Magsaysay – Late President of Philipines
Awards given annually on 31st, August.
Given for Journalism, Public Services, Leadership, Literature, International Understanding etc.
First Indian to receive a Magsaysay Award –Acharya Vinoba Bhave

What is Man Booker Prize?
Highest Literary Award for Authors from Commonwealth
Instituted by Booker Company and British Publishers Association in the year 1968
Booker award renamed Man Booker Prize

What are Oscar Awards conferred By Academy of Motion Pictures USA?
Instituted in 1929
Related to World of Cinema
First Indian to get an Oscar – Bhanu Athaiya – Movie Gandhi
Noted Film Director Sathyajit Ray was awarded Oscar of Life Time Achievement in the year 1992.

What is Bharat Ratna?
Highest Civilian Award of India
Presented by Government of India
Given for Public Service, Arts, Literature and Science.
Recently Sports was also added.
Instituted in 1954
First recipients
1954 - C. Rajagopalachari, Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, and C. V. Raman,
 Lal Bahadur Shastri was the first individual to be honored posthumously.
Youngest Recipient –Sachin Tendulkar - 2014

Padma Vibhushan –Second Highest Civilian Award.
Padma Shree and Padma Bhushan are other civilian awards.
What is  Sahitya Academy Awards?
Instituted 1955
Exclusive writings in any Indian language including English.

What is Shanti Swaroop Bhatnagar Awards?
Instituted by CSIR in the year 1958 for Science and Technology
Given To Scientists
What is Arjun Awards Instituted in 1961?
Given By Sports Ministry, Government of India
Given For Excellence in Sports

What is Dronacharya awards?
Instituted in 1985
Given By Sports Ministry, Government of India
Given To Sports Coaches
What is Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna?
Instituted in 1991 -92 for Sports

What is Gallantry Awards for Bravery?
Given by Government of India
Param Vir Chakra,
Maha Vir Chakra
Vir Chakra
Ashoka Chakra
Kirti Chakra
Shaurya Chakra

What is The Jawaharlal Nehru Award for International Understanding?
Is an international award and presented by the Government of India in honor and memory of Jawaharlal Nehru, the country's first prime minister
First Awarded -1965 to U Thant of Burma

What are the different Trophies associated with Sports?
Australian Open – Lawn Tennis
Azlan Shah – Hockey
British Open - Golf
Champions Trophy - Hockey
Dhyanchand Trophy – Hockey

Dr.B.C.Roy trophy – Football
Duleep Trophy – Cricket
French Open – Lawn Tennis
Hopman Cup – Lawn tennis
IFA Shield – Football
Lady Ratan Tata Trophy – Hockey
Linares Open – Chess
Nehru Trophy – Hockey

Rangaswami Cup – Hockey
Ranji Trophy – Cricket
Rovers Cup –Football
Santosh Trophy – Football
Subroto Mukherji Cup –Football Inter school
Tata Open – Lawn Tennis
Thomas Cup Badminton – Men

Uber Cup – Badminton – Women
US masters – Golf
US Open – Lawn tennis
Wimbledon – Lawn Tennis
World Cup – Cricket
World Cup (Jules Rimet) Football

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