Current Affairs - Awards and Honours

Exercise :: Awards and Honours - Latest Current Affairs

  • Awards and Honours - Latest Current Affairs
66. 

Who recently won the Ayurveda Ratan Award?

A. Pratap Chauhan
B. Sudha Asokan
C. Jyoti Arora
D. Sudhir Bhola

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

The All-Party Parliament Group on Traditional Medicines organized a meeting at the European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium with the objective of devising a roadmap to legalize Ayurveda in Europe and to integrate it with their healthcare systems.Dr Pratap Chauhan of Jiva Ayurveda won Ayurveda Ratan Award at the European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium.

67. 

Who received the French honour for theatre artiste?

A. Ratna Pathak
B. Shabana Azmi
C. Lillete Dubey
D. Sanjana Kapoor

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Sanjana Kapoor will receive the prestigious French honor of 'Chevalier dans Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters) for her outstanding contribution to the field of theatre. Franck Riester will confer the symbol of the distinction on Kapoor in a special investiture ceremony on January 28 at the French embassy in New Delhi.

68. 

Which Bhajan Singer recently received Padma Shri award?

A. Munna Master
B. Vijay Smachaniya
C. Narender Kaushik
D. Anup Jalota

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Munna has been singing bhajans for 30 years now, a family tradition that began with his father, Gaffur Khan. He has penned various Ram-Krishna bhajans and his book 'Shri Shyam Surabhi Vandana' is quite popular in the area.

69. 

Who received the 2019-20 PEN Gauri Lankesh Award?

A. Yusuf Jameel
B. Mohin Khan
C. Gauri Pradhan
D. Vikram Bal

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Senior journalist Yusuf Jameel from Jammu & kashmir (J&K) won the 2019-20 PEN Gauri Lankesh Award for Democratic Idealism for his outstanding contribution in journalism.

70. 

Who won the 2020 Tyler Prize?

A. Jagdish Bhagwati
B. Rajendra K. Pachauri
C. Arvind Subramanian
D. Pavan Sukhdev

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Renowned Indian environmental economist and UN Environment Programme (UNEP) Goodwill Ambassador Pavan Sukhdev won the 2020 Tyler Prize. He won the Nobel Prize for the environment for his groundbreaking green economy work. He acknowledged for his work on bringing the economic consequences of environmental degradation and loss to the attention of corporate and political decision-makers.