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Nobel Prizes - 2013

Nobel Prizes - 2013


Introduction: The Nobel Prize is a set of annual international awards bestowed in a number of categories by Swedish and Norwegian committees in recognition of cultural and/or scientific advances. The will of the Swedish inventor Alfred Nobel established the prizes in 1895. The prizes in Physics, Chemistry, Physiology or Medicine, Literature, and Peace were first awarded in 1901. The related Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences was created in 1968. The Peace Prize is awarded in Oslo, Norway, while the other prizes are awarded in Stockholm, Sweden. The Nobel Prize is widely regarded as the most prestigious award available in the fields of literature, medicine, physics, chemistry, peace, and economics. LIST OF WINNERS OF NOBEL PRIZE IN 2013: 1) PHYSICS: Franois Englert (Belgium) and Peter W. Higgs (Britain) "For the theoretical discovery of a mechanism that contributes to our understanding of the origin of mass of subatomic particles, and which recently was confirmed through the discovery of the predicted fundamental particle, by the ATLAS and CMS experiments at CERN's Large Hadron Collider" 2) CHEMISTRY: Martin Karplus, (USA) Michael Levitt (USA) and Arieh Warshel (USA) "For the development of multiscale models for complex chemical systems" 3) PHYSIOLOGY/MEDICINE : James E. Rothman, Randy W. Schekman, Thomas C. Sdhof "For their discoveries of machinery regulating vesicle traffic, a major transport system in our cells". (All 3 are from USA) 4) LITERATURE : 5) Alice Munro (Canada) "For master of the contemporary short story" 6) PEACE PRIZE : 7) Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) "For its extensive efforts to eliminate chemical weapons". Headquarter - Hague, Netherlands. 8) ECONOMIC SCIENCES : Eugene F. Fama, Lars Peter Hansen and Robert J. Shiller "For their empirical analysis of asset prices". (All 3 are from USA)

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Nobel Prizes - 2013


PADMA VIBHUSHAN & PADMA BHUSHAN AWARDS 2013

# PADMA VIBHUSHAN #

Raghunath Mohapatra, Art, Orissa S Haider Raza, Art, Delhi Prof Yash Pal, Science and Engineering, Uttar Pradesh Prof Roddam Narasimha, Science and Engineering, Karnataka

# PADMA BHUSHAN # Dr Ramanaidu Daggubati, Art, Andhra Pradesh Sreeramamurthy Janaki, Art, Tamil Nadu Dr (Smt) Kanak Rele, Art, Maharashtra Sharmila Tagore, Art, Delhi Dr (Smt) Saroja Vaidyanathan, Art, Delhi Abdul Rashid Khan, Art, West Bengal Late Rajesh Khanna, Art, Maharashtra Late Jaspal Singh Bhatti, Art, Punjab Shivajirao Girdhar Patil, Public Affairs, Maharashtra Dr Apathukatha Sivathanu Pillai, Science, Engineering Delhi Dr Vijay Kumar Saraswat, Science and Engineering, Delhi Dr Ashoke Sen Science and Engineering Uttar Pradesh B N Suresh, Science and Engineering, Karnataka Prof Satya N Atluri, Science and Engineering, USA Prof Jogesh Chandra Pati, Science and Engineering, USA Ramamurthy Thyagarajan, Trade and Industry, Tamil Nadu Adi Burjor Godrej, Trade and Industry, Maharashtra Dr Nandkishore Shamrao Laud, Medicine, Maharashtra Mangesh Padgaonkar, Literature and Education, Maharashtra Prof Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, Literature & Education USA Hemendra Singh Panwar, Civil Service, Madhya Pradesh Maharaj Kishan Bhan, Civil Service, Delhi Rahul Dravid, Sports, Karnataka H Mangte Chungneijang Mary Kom, Sports, Manipur Manipur
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Nobel Prizes - 2013

Important Sports Venue


1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 2012 Olympics is held at London Venue of 2016 Olympics - Rio de Genero (Brazil) Venue of 2014 Winter Olympics - Sochi (Russia) 2012 Summer Paralympics is held at - London Venue of 2016 Summer Paralympics - Rio de Genero (Brazil) Venue of 2014 Winter Paralympics - Sochi (Russia) Venue of 2014 FIFA World Cup Football Brazil Brand ambassador of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Pele Venue of 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia

10. Venue of 2022 World Cup Football Qatar 11. 2010 Commonwealth Games was held at - Delhi 12. 2014 Commonwealth Games will be at - Glasgow (Scotland) 13. Venue of 2018 Commonwealth Games - Gold Coast (Australia) 14. 2012 Euro Cup Football was held at - Poland and Ukraine 15. Venue of 2016 Euro Cup Football France 16. Venue of 2015 World Cup Cricket - Australia and New Zealand 17. Host of the 2019 World Cup Cricket England 18. Host of the 2014 T-20 World Cup Cricket Bangladesh 19. Host of the 2016 T-20 World Cup Cricket India 20. Venue of 2014 Asian Games - Incheon (South Korea) 21. Host of the 2023 World Cup Cricket - India 22. Venue of 2019 Asian Games - Hanoi (Vietnam) 23. Venue of 2020 Summer Olympics - Tokyo (Japan) 24. Venue of 2018 Winter Olympics - Pyeongchang (South Korea) 25. Host of Cricket world Test Champions 2017 England 26. Host of Cricket world Test Champions 2021 India 27. Official Mascot of 2014 FIFA World Cup - Smiling Armadillo 28. 35th National Games to be hosted by - Kerala in 2014. 29. Official mascot of the 35th National Games - Great Hornbill 30. 4th Kabaddi World Cup - In Punjab, November 2013
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Nobel Prizes - 2013

IMPORTANT WOMEN IN BANKING SECTOR


Chanda Kochchar - CEO, ICICI Arundhati Bhattacharya - CMD, SBI Naina Lal Kidwai - GM & country head, HSBC Usha Ananthasubramanian - CEO, Bharatiya Mahila Bank Shikha Sharma - CEO, Axis Bank Kalpana Morparia - CEO, JP Morgan Vishaka Mulye - MD & CEO, ICICI Ventures Vijayalakshmi Iyer - CMD, Bank Of India Shubhalakshi Panse - CMD, Allahabad Bank Archana Bhargav - CMD, United Bank of India Chitra Ramakrishna - CMD, NSE Renu Sood Karnad - MD, HDFC Ranjana Kumar - 1st Indian woman CMD of Public Sector Bank Tarjani Vakil - 1st woman to head a financial inst (EXIM in 1996) Kaku Nakhate - President & country head- India- Bank of America

#OTHER #IMPORTANT #BUSINESS #WOMEN :-

(placed in Fortune India's 50 most powerful business woman) :-

Aruna Jayanthi - Capgemini India Preetha Reddy - MD of Apollo Hospitals Mallika Srinivasan - CEO, TAFE Yasmine Hilton - CMD, Shell India Vanitha Narayanan - MD, IBM India Ashu Suyash - CEO, L&T Investment management Shobhana Bhartia - CMD, HT Media Kiran Mazumdar Shaw - CMD, Biocon Ekta Kapoor - Balaji Telefilms

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Nobel Prizes - 2013

IMPORTANT SPORT AWARDS 2013


>>> ARJUNA AWARD WINNERS 2013 <<< 1. Virat Kohli --- Cricket 2. Chekrovolu Swuro --- Archery 3. Renjith Maheshwary --- Athletics 4. P V Sindhu --- Badminton 5. Kavita Chahal --- Boxing 6. Rupesh Shah --- Billiards & Snooker Player 7. Gaganjeet Bhullar --- Golf 8. Saba Anjum --- Hockey 9. Rajkumari Rathore --- Shooting 10. Joshna Chinappa --- Squash 11. Mouma Das --- Table Tennis 12. Neha Rathi --- Wrestling 13. Dharmendra Dalal --- Wrestling 14. Amit Kumar Saroha --- Athletics (Para) ~> RAJIV GANDHI KHEL RATNA AWARD 2013 <~ 1) Ronjan Sodhi --- Shooting ~> DRONACHARYA AWARDS 2013 <~ 1) Purnima Mahato --- Archery 2) Narendra Singh Saini --- Hockey 3) Mahavir Singh --- Boxing 4) K.P. Thomas --- Athletics 5) Raj Singh --- Wrestling ~> DHYAN CHAND AWARDS 2013 <~ 1) Maria Dsouza --- Athletics 2) Anil Mann --- Kushti 3) Giriraj Singh --- Paralympics 4) Syed Ali --- Hockey

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Nobel Prizes - 2013 Dronacharya Awards, Dhyan Chand Awards & Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar 2013

Dronacharya Awards :1. Poornima Mahato (Archery), 2. Mahavir Singh (Boxing), 3. Narinder Singh Saini (Hockey), 4. K P Thomas (Athletics), 5. Raj Singh (Wrestling). Dhyan Chand Awards :1. Mary D'souza Sequeira (Athletics), 2. Syed Ali (Hockey), 3. Anil Mann (Wrestling), 4. Girraj Singh (Para Sports). Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar :1. Community Sports Identification and Nurturing of Budding Young Talent (Dr UK Mishra, Founder and President, National Sports Academy, Allahabad), 2. Financial Support for Sports Excellence (Services Sports Control Board), 3. Establishment and Management of Sports Academies of Excellence (Pullela Gopichand Academy of Badminton, Hyderabad), 4. Employment of Sportspersons and sports welfare measures (Petroleum Sports Promotion Board).

List of NOBLE Prize Winners from INDIA


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Venkatraman Ramakrishnan *, Chemistry, 2009 Amartya Sen*, Economic Sciences, 1998 Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar*, Physics, 1983 Mother Teresa , born in Ottoman Empire, now Macedonia , Peace, 1979 Har Gobind Khorana *, Physiology or Medicine, 1968 C. V. Raman, Physics, 1930 Rabindranath Tagore, Literature, 1913

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Nobel Prizes - 2013

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Man Booker Prize 2013 - Eleanor Catton (for The Luminaries) Man Booker International Prize - Lydia Davis Asia Pacific International Award - Dr. Mujeeb Athar Cecil B Demile Award - Woody Allen Champion for Global Change Award 2013 - Malala Yousafzai First Mahathir Award for Global Peace - Nelson Mandela German Whistleblower Prize 2013 - Edward Snowden Golden Lion at Venice Film Festival - Sacro GRA (Italy) Grand Prize at Cuba's International Radio and Television Festival - Baraksat (Lebanese Documentary) 10. IMPAC Dublin Literary Award - Kevin Barry 11. INDEX Design Award - Kavitha Shukla 12. ISRO Young Scientist Award - Jenita Mary 13. Jnanpith Award 2012 - Ravuri Bharadhwaja 14. Knighthood, which is the highest honour of Britain - Anish Kapoor (sculptor) 15. Lata Mangeshkar Samman Alankaran Hariharan 16. 'Legend of Planet' award - Bindeshwar Pathak (Sulabh movement founder) 17. Library of Congress Gershwin Award - Carole King (first woman) 18. National Literacy Award Chattisgarh 19. NSS Wernher von Braun Memorial Award - Abdul Kalam 20. NTR National Literary Award - Manoj Das 21. Sree Narayan Guru Global Secular & Peace Award 2013 - Shashi Tharoor 22. Presidential medal of freedom - Dr. Sally Ride 23. Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 2013 - Adam Johnson (for the novel The Orphan Masters son) 24. Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna - Ranjan Sodhi 25. Saraswati Samman (2013) Sugathakumari 26. Skoch Group Award Jharkhand 27. Tagore Award for Cultural Harmony - Zubin Mehta 28. Tagore Peace Prize - Shihab Ghanem (first Arab) 29. The Simn Bolvar National Award of Journalism 2013 - Hugo Chavez (late Venezuelan President ) 30. U. N. Champions of the Earth Award - V. Ramanathan 31. UEFA Best Player in Europe Award - Franck Ribry 32. UNs Public Service Award - Omen Chandi (Kerala CM) 33. Unique Female Leader Award - Madeleine Albrite (former US Secratary) 34. United Nation's Public Service Award - Oommen Chandy (Chief Minister of Kerala) 35. US "woman of courage" award - Nirbhaya (Dehli gang rape victim) 36. Vyas Samman (2012) Narendra Kohli 37. Whitley award (Green Oscar) - Dr. Aparajita Datta 38. Womens Prize for Fiction - AM Homes (for her book, May We Be Forgiven) 39. Youngest Indian to scale the Mount Everest - Raghav Joneja 40. Parliamentarian Awards - 2012 - Sharad Yadav
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