Tnpsc Current Affairs December 2015 in English Part - 4

AWARDS

·         The Renowed Violinist Drlakshminarayana Subramanian was honoured with the ITC SangeetSamman Award 2015

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·         The Polish Football player Mr. Robert Lewandowski was awarded with four separate official Guinness World Records
·         He scored 5 goals in 9 minutes

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·         INBA General Counsel of the Year = Pulin Kumar
·         He was Group Senior Legal and Compliance Director of Adidas India
·         INBA = Indian National Bar Association

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·         46th Film Festival of India held at Goa
·         Golden Peacock Award for the Best Film = Embrace for the Serpent

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·         Hinduja Brothers were honouredwith the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award at the annual Asian Busines Leadership Forum (ABLF) Series in Dubai

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·         K.T. Mohammed RabeehRabeeulla was honoured with 2015 Person of the Year Award by London based Asian Lite Newspaper
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·         Time Magazine’s “Person of the Year 2015” = German Chancellor Anjela Merkel
·         With this, she is the 4th women in the list since 1927
·         The earlier three women’s are = Wallis Simpson, Queen Elizabeth II, Corazon Aquino

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·         Badminton World Federation releases Player of the Year Awards
·         Male Player of the Year = Chen Long (China)
·         Female Player of the Year = Carolina Marin (Spain)
·         Most Promising Player of the Year = Zheng Si Wei(China)
·         Male Para – Badminton Palyer of the Year = Lee Sam Seop (South Korea)
·         Female Para – Badminton Palyer of the Year = HelleSofieSagoy (Norway)

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·         India’s KartikSawhney and Neha Swain won 2016 Queen’s Young Leaders Award
·         The award given by British Monarch at Buckingham Palace in 2016
·         KarthikSawhney was a blind student, and enrolled as India’s First Grade 11 Blind Science Student
·         Neha Swain was Co-founder of NGO Rubaroo

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·         Former Sri Lankan Captain MahelaJayawardene was awarded with the honorary life membership of the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) of United Kingdom

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·         Indian Actor Naseerudin Shah was honoured with the Life Time Achievement Award at the 12th DIFF (Dubai International Film Festival)

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·         TWAS Awards (The World Academy of Sciences)
·         TWAS Award in Engineering Category = U. Ramamoorthy
·         TWAS Award in Agricultural Science =  Mr. JagadishLadha
·         TWAS Award in Physics = Mr. Sandip Trivedi

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·         Sahitya Akademi Award announced
·         In Tamil = A. Madhavan, for his essay, “Ilakkiya Suvadugal”
·         In English = Cyrus Mystry, for his novel, “Chronicles of a Coarpse Bearer”

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·         All India Football Federation Awards announced.
·         Palyer of the Year = Eugenson Lyngdoh
·         Women Footballer of the year = Bala Devi

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·         International Tennis Federation Awards announced
·         Men’s World Champion = Serbia’s Novok Djokovic
·         Women’s World Champion = USA’s Serena Williams
·         Men’s Doubles World Champion = Netherland’s Jean Julien Rojer and Romania’s Horia Tecau
·         Women’s Doubles World Champion = Switzerland’s Martina Hingis and India’s Sania Mirza

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·         International Cricket Council Awards
·         Sir Garifield Sobers Trophy for ICC Cricketer of the year = Steven Smith (Australia)
·         ICC Test Cricketer of the Year = Steven Smith (Australia)
·         ICC ODI Cricketer of the Year = Ab de Villiers (South Africa)
·         ICC Women’s ODI Cricketer of the Year = Meg Lanning (Australia)

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2015 Mailer Prize for Life Time Achievement = Salman Rushdie

Indian – American Enterprenur Frank Islam was selected for the 2015 UP Ratna Award

Forbes Top 100 Middle East – Global Meets Local 2015 Award = Tech Mahindra

2015 South East Asia Write Award = Jamaluden Mohammed Sali

Padma Vibushan Award to = Actor Dilip Kumar

2015 Aegis Graham Bell Award = Wipro Technologies, for its “Universal Data Parser”

2015 Genesis Prize, also known as Jewish Nobel Prize = Violinist Itzhak Perlman

Best CEO of the Year 2015 = Hindustan Petroleum Corp. Ltd Chairman Nishi Vasudeva

2015 Sports Person of the Year = Serena Williams

2015 Lifetime Service Award by Sanctuary Asia Magazine = Claude and Norma Alvares

2015 Sanctuary Legend Award by Sanctuary Asia magazine = Ashok Kumar

2015 BBC Sports Person of the Year = Britain’s Andy Murray

United States National Medal of Science 2015 Award = Dr. Rajesh K. Jain

2015 Atal Samman Award = Achyutanand Mishra

BCCI’s C K Naidu lifetime Achievement Award = Syed Kirmani

Indian Navy’s aircraft carrier, which has won the “CoCk Trophy” = INS Viraat

2015 Jnanapith Award = Gujarati Litterateur Raghuveer Chaudry