सामयिक विषय: Awards & Honors

Pt. Ramnarayan Sharma National Ayurved Award

Pt. Ramnarayan Sharma National Ayurved Award

Question: Who amongst the following has been awarded Pandit Ramnarayan Sharma National Ayurveda Award for the year 2008-2014 by President of India at Rashtrapati Bhawan?
(a) Prof. Banwari Lal Gaur
(b) Prof. Dinanath Sharma
(c) Prof. Banwari Lal Sharma
(d) Prof. Deepak Mishra
Answer: (a) 
Related Facts:

  • On December 4th, 2017, President Ramnath Kovind presented Pandit Ramnarayan Sharma National Ayurveda Award for the year 2008-2014 to Jodhpur’s former Vice Chancellor Prof. Banwari Lal Gaur.
  • Pt Ramnarayan Sharma National Award was instituted by the Ramnarayan Vaidya Ayurved Research Trust in 1982.
  • It honours an eminent Ayurvedic scholar every year.
  • The Award consists of a cash prize of Rs 2 lakh, a silver idol of Lord Dhanwantari and a citation.

Reference:
http://pib.nic.in/newsite/PrintRelease.aspx?relid=174071
https://www.bhaskar.com/news/RAJ-JAI-HMU-MAT-latest-jaipur-news-044049-585099-NOR.html
http://presidentofindia.nic.in/press-release-detail-hi.htm?1162

Miguel de Cervantes Prize

Miguel de Cervantes Award-2017

Question: Who has been elected for the Miguel de Cervantes Award 2017?
(a) Eduardo Mendoza
(b) Sergio Ramirez
(c) Elena Ponitovska
(d) Francisco Embral
Answer: (b)
Related Facts:

  • On November 16th, 2017, former Nicaraguan politician, journalist and writer Sergio Ramirez was elected for the ‘Miguel de Servants Award 2017’.
  • Miguel de Cervantes Award is the Spanish-speaking world’s highest literary award.
  • This award is provided on 23 April every year by the Spanish Ministry of Culture on the occasion of the anniversary of the writer of the novel ‘Don Quixote’ Miguel de Cervantes.
  • One medal and 1.25 billion Euros are given in this award.

Reference:
http://www.mecd.gob.es/prensa-mecd/en/actualidad/2017/11/20171116-pcervantes.html
https://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/books/nicaraguas-sergio-ramirez-wins-spains-cervantes-prize/2017/11/16/f78e0b1c-cadf-11e7-b506-8a10ed11ecf5_story.html?utm_term=.02e1e16babab

asia insurance industry award 2017

21st Asia Insurance Industry Award

Question: Which of the following companies was selected for award of ‘General Insurance Company of the Year ‘ in category of Asia Insurance Industry Award 2017?
(a) Apollo Munich Health Insurance Company
(b) Bajaj Allianz
(c) Aditya Birla Health Insurance
(d) Bharti AXA Life Insurance
Answer: (a) 
Related Facts:

  • On November 1, 2017, Apollo Munich Health Insurance Company was honored in the 21st Asia Insurance Industry Award-2017 held in Singapore.
  • The company has received award in the category of ‘General Insurance Company of the Year’.
  • Apollo Munich Health Insurance Company is the first award-wining company of the Asia Pacific region.
  • Apollo Munich Health Insurance Company is a joint venture between integrated healthcare provider, Apollo Hospitals Group, and the Munich Re Group.

Reference:
http://www3.asiainsurancereview.com/Portals/1318/pdf/AIIA%202017_WinnersBklet.pdf?ver=2017-11-01-232456-607
http://www.apollomunichinsurance.com/aboutus.aspx

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