Current Affairs - Awards and Honours
Exercise : Awards and Honours - Latest Current Affairs
- Awards and Honours - Latest Current Affairs
Which Tamil writer was awarded the Saraswati Samman in 2022 for her memoirs, "Surya Vamsam"?
Which company won the 'Best Innovation in Refinery' award for the year 2022-23?
Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Ltd (MRPL) has won the 'Best Innovation in Refinery' award for the year 2022-23. This is a significant achievement, as it marks the second consecutive year that MRPL has received this accolade. The award is a testament to MRPL's commitment to innovation and its efforts to improve the efficiency and sustainability of its operations.
Who won the 2023 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences?
Claudia Dale Goldin is an American economic historian and labor economist who is currently the Henry Lee Professor of Economics at Harvard University. Claudia Goldin won the 2023 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences "for having advanced our understanding of women's labor market outcomes". Goldin is only the third woman to win the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences, after Elinor Ostrom in 2009 and Esther Duflo in 2019. Her award is a recognition of her important contributions to the field of economics and her work to promote gender equality.
Who were the first Nobel Prize winners in the world?
Who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2023?
Narges Mohammadi, an Iranian human rights activist, was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2023 for her fight against the oppression of women in Iran and her fight to promote human rights and freedom for all. Mohammadi is a co-founder of the Centre for Human Rights Defenders in Iran and has been a vocal critic of the Iranian government's human rights abuses. She has been imprisoned several times for her work, most recently since 2021.