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Who is who in India

Constitutional Officials

President Of India – Ramnath Kovind (14th)

Vice President Of India – M Venkaiah Naidu (13th)

Chief Justice Of India – Justice Rajan Gogoi (46th)

Political Officials

Prime Minister Of India – Narendra Modi

Lok Sabha Speaker – Sumitra Mahajan

Lok Sabha Deputy Speaker – M. Thambidurai

Home Minister – Rajnath Singh

Opposite Leader In Lok Sabha Rajya Sabha Chairman – M Venkaiah Naidu (Vice President of India)

Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman – Harivansh Narayan Singh

Opposite Leader in Rajya Sabha – Gulam Nabi Azad (Congress)

Lok Sabha Secretary – Snehalata Shrivastava

Rajya Sabha Secretary – Desh Deepak Verma

DEFENCE AND SECURITY

Army Chief – General Bipin Rawat

Air Force Chief – Air Chief Marshal Birendar Singh Dhanona

Navy Chief – Vice Admiral Karambir Singh

Integrated Defence Chief – Lt. Gen P. S. Rajeshwar

Boarder & Security Force (BSF) – Rajni Kant Mishra

Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) – Rajiv Roy Bhatnagar

Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) – Rajesh Ranjan

National Investigation Agency – Yogesh Chandra Modi

Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI) – Rishi Kumar Shukla

Intelligence Bureau (IB) – Rajiv Jain

Central Vigilance Comissioner (CVC) – K V Chowdary

Research & Analysis Wing (RAW) – Anil Kumar Dhasamana

National Security Guard (NSG) – Sudeep Lakthakia

Railway Protection Force (RPF) – Arun Kumar

Indo – Tibetan Boarder Police (ITBP) – S. S. Deswal

HEADS OF GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENT

NITI (National Institution for Transforming India) Aayog Chairman – Narendra Modi

NITI Aayog Deputy Chairman – Dr Rajiv Kumar

NITI Aayog CEO – Amitab Kant

Chief Election Commissioner of India – Sunil Arora

Other Election Commissioners of India – Suchil Chandra, Ashok Lavasa

National Statistical Commission, Chairman – Radha Binoda Barma

National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) – H L Dattu

Law Commission of India, Chairman – B S Chauhan (21st)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) – Devendar Kumar Sikri

Central Information Commission (CIC) – Sudhir Bhargava

Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) – Rakesh Bharati Mittal

National Commission for Women, Chairman – Rekha Sharma

National Commission for Protection for Child Rights – Stuti Narain Kacker

National Commission for SC, Chairman – Ram Shankar Katheria

National Commission for ST, Chairman – Nanda Kumar Sai

National Commission for Minorities, Chairman – Syed Ghayorul Hasan Rizvi

National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission, Chairman (NCDRC) – R K Agarwal

University Grant Commission (UGC) – D P Singh

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) – Aravind Saxena

Atomic Energy Commission – K N Vyas

Inidan Space Research Organisation (ISRO) – K Sivan

Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) – Dr G. Satish Reddy

Baba Atomic Research Centre (BARC) – Ajit Kumar Mohanty

Prasar Bharati, Chairman – A Surya Prakash

Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), Chairman – Ajay Bhushan Pandey

HEADS OF FINANCIAL BODIES

Finance Commission, Chairman (15th) – N K Singh

PM’s Economic Advisory Council, Chairman – Bibek Debroy

Reserve Bank of India, Governor (RBI) – Shaktikant Das

Deputy Governors of RBI – V V Acharya, B P Kanungo S, Mahesh Kumar Jain, S Vishwanathan

Securities & Exchange Board of India (SEBI)- Ajay Tyagi

National Bank for Agricultural & Rural Development (NABARD) – Dr Harsha Kumar Banwala

Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) – Pramod Chandra Mody

Central Board of Excise & Customs (CBEC)- Vanaja N Sarna

Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs (CBIC)- Pranab Kumar Das

Telecom Regulator Authority of India (TRAI) – Ram Sevak Sharma

Insurance Regulator Development Authority of India (IRDAI) – Subash Chandra Kuntiya

Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) – Sandip Somany (President), Dilip Chenoy (Secretary General)

Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) – M. R. Kumar

Pension Fund Regulatory Development Authority (PFRDA) – Hemanth Contractor

National Association of Software & Services Companies (NASSCOM), Chairman – Rishand Premji

NASSCOM President – Debjani Ghosh

Associated Chamber of Commerce & Industry of India (ASSOCHAM) – Balakrishna Goenka (President), Uday Kumar Varma (Secretary General)

Small Industrial Development Bank of India (SIDBI) – Mahammed Mustafa

National Housing Bank (NHB) – Sri Ramkalyan Raman

BUREAUCRATS

National Advisory Council (NAC), Chairman – Sonia Gandhii

PM Economic Advisory Council (PMEAC), Chairman – C Rangarajan

National Security Advisor – Ajit Doval

Cabinet Secretary of India – Pradeep Kumar Sinha

Chief Secretary of President – Sanjay Kothari

Chief Secretary to Vice President – V. Subbarao

Principle Secretary to PM – Nripendra Mishra

Home Secretary of India – Rajiv Guaba

Foreign Secretary of India – Vijay Keshav Gokhale

Finance Secretary of India – Ajay Narayan Jha

Commerce Secretary of India – Rita A Teaotia

Defence Secretary of India – Sanjay Mitra

Public Accounts Committee (PAC), Chairman – Mallikarjun Kharge (Congress)

Comptroller & Auditor General (CAG) – Rajiv Mehrishi

Attorney General of India – K K Venugopal

HEADS OF SPORTS

International Cricket Council (ICC) – Shashank Manohar (Chairman), David Richardson (CEO), Zaheer Abbas (President), Indra Nooyi (Director)

Indian Premier League (IPL), Chairman – Rajiv Shukla

All India Tennis Association President – Praveen Mahajan

Indian Hockey Federation, President – Rajinder Singh

FIFA President (FOOTBALL) – Gianni Intantino

International Olympic Committee, President – Thomas Bach

Indian Olympic Committee, President – Narinder Batra

Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) – C K Khanna (President), Rahul Johri (CEO), Amitabh Chaudhary (Secretary)

List of Indian companies and their CEO or Chairman’s

Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) – Anupam Shrivastava

General Insurance Corporation of India – Mrs. Alice Vaidyan

Indian Banks Association – Sunil Mehata

National Mineral Development Corporation (NMDC) – N. Biajendra Kumar

Railway Board, Chairman – Ashwani Lohani

Press Trust of India (PTI) – C K Prasad

Pepsico CEO – Ramon Laguarta

Twitter – Jack Dorsey (CEO), Omid R. Kordestani (Chairman)

Facebook CEO, – Mark Zuckerberg (USA)

WhatsApp CEO – John Kaum (USA)

Wipro CEO – Abidali Neemuchawla

Nokia CEO – Rajiv Suri

Infosys – Salil S. Parekh (MD & CEO), Nandan Nilekani (Chairman)

Airport Authority of India (AAI) – Dr Guruprasad Mohapatra

Air India Chairman – Pradeep Kharola

Chiefs of Staff Committee (COSC) – Admiaral Sunil Lanba (Navy Chief)

Intellectual Property Appellate Board(IPAB) – Justice Manmohan Singh

Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) – Prasoon Joshi

Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) – Ashutosh Sharma (Director General), Prime Minister (Chairman)

Forward Market Commission (FMC) – Ramesh Abhishek

Director General of Civil Aviation – B S Bhullar

National Safety Council, Chairman – Debora Hersman (President & CEO), Mark P. Vegnano (Chairman)

National Crime Records Bureau, Director – Ish Kumar

National Stock Exchange (NSE) – Ashok Chawla (Chairman), Vikram Limiye (MD & CEO)

Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) – Sethu Ratnam Ravi, Ashish Kumar Chauhan

Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) – K Shivan

Defence Research & Development Organization (DRDO) – G Satheesh Reddy

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) – R. Madhavan

National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA) – Jim Bridenstine

International Machines Business (IBM) – Ginni Rometty

Microsoft CEO – Satya Nadella

Indian Newspaper Association (ISN) – Jayanth Mathew

Film & Television Institute of India (FTII) – Brijendra Pal Singh (President), Bhupendra Kainthola (Director)

National Hydroelectric Powr Corporation (NHPC) – Balraj Joshi

Press Council of India (PCI) – Chandramauli Kumar Prasad

Payments Council of India (PCI) – Wishwas Pat

International organization list

United Nations Organization
Head office : Newyork
Established : 26 June 1945
Since : 24 October 1945
Members : 193
Sec. General : Antonio Guterres (Portuguese)

UNO consists of The General Assembly, The Security Council, The Economic & Social Council, International Court of Justice, Trusteeship Council, Secretariat

The General Assembly
Head Office : New York
Members : All
President : Mrs. Maria Fernanda Espinosa (Equador)
Meeting will be started every year third Thursday of September

Security Council
Head Office : New York
Members : 15
President : Francisco Antonio Cortorreal
Five permanent and ten non- permanent membersFive
permanent members = USA, UK, Russia, China, France

The Economic & Social Council
Head Office : New York
Members :
President : Ms. Inga Rhonda
Trusteeship Council
Head Office: New York

International Court of Justice
Head Office : The Hague (Netherlands)
President : Xue Hanqin (China)
Members : 15 Judges + 1 Chief Justice
15 Judges for 9 years & Chief Justice for 3 years
Justice Dalveer Bhandari (India) also one of the member up to 2018

The Secretariat
Head Office : New York
President : Antonio Guterres (Portuguese)
UNO official languages are = 6 France, Arabic, Chinese, English, Russian, Spanish (FACE Rs)

UNICEF (United Nations International Childrens Emergency Fund)
Headquarters: New York & Geneva
Established : 11 December 1946
Director : Mrs. Henrietta Holsman Fore

UNDP (United Nations Development Program)
Headquarters: New York
Established : 1965
Director : Achim Steiner (Brazil)

UN Women
Headquarters: New York
Established : 2 July 2010
Director : Phumzile Mlambo Ngcuka (South Africa)

World Bank
Headquarters: Washington DC, U S A
Established : July 1945
Motto : Working for a World Free of Poverty
Members : 189

ILO (International Labor Organization)
Headquarters: Geneva (Switzerland)
Established : 1919
Members : 187
CEO : Guy Rider (UK)

UNHCR (United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees)
The UNHCR has won two Nobel Peace Prizes, once in 1954 and again in 1981
Headquarters: Geneva (Switzerland)
Established : 14 December 1950
Director : Filippo Grandi (Italy)

WHO (World Health Organization)
World Health Day – April 7th
Head Office : Geneva (Switzerland)
Established : 7 April 1948
Members : 194
Director : Tedros Adhanon Ghebreyesus (Ethiopia)
WHO Good Will Ambassador for Physical Activity – Milka Singh (India)

UNCTAD (United Nations Conference on Trade & Development)
Headquarters: Geneva (Switzerland)
Established : 1964
Members : 194
Sec. General : Mukisha Kituyi (Kenya)

WTO (World Trade Organization)
Headquarters: Geneva
Established : 1 January 1995
Members : 164
Director : Roberto Azevedo (Brazil)

IMF
Head Office : Washington DC
Established : 7 July 1945
Members : 189
Director : Christine Lagarde (France)

FAO (Food & Agriculture Organization)
World Food Day – October 16th
Headquarters: Rome (Italy)
Established : 16 October 1945
Motto : Let there be bread
Members : 197
Director : Jose Graziano da Silva (Brazil)

IFAD (International Fund for Agricultural Development)
Headquarters: Rome (Italy)
Established : 1977
Members :
Director : Gilbert Houngbo (PM of Togo)

WIPO (World Intellectual Property Organization)
Headquarters: Geneva
Established : 14 July 1967
Members : 189
Director : Francis Gurry (Australia)

UNESCO (United Nations Educational Scientific & Cultural Organization)
Headquarters: Paris (France)
Established : 16 November 1945
Members : 195
Director : Audrey Azouly (France)

OECD (Organization for Economic Cooperation & Development)
Headquarters: Paris (France)
Established : 1960
Members : 35
Sec. General : Jose Angel Gurria (Mexico)

UNEP (United Nations Environment Programme)
World Environment Day – June 5th
Headquarters: Nairobi (Kenya)
Established : 5 June 1972
Members :
Director : Joyce Msuya (Kenya)

OPCW (Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons)
The OPCW has won Nobel Peace Prize in 2013
Head Office : The Hague (Netherlands)
Established : 29 April 1997
Members : 193
CEO : Fernando Arias

European Union (EU)
Headquarters: Brussels (Belgium)
Established : 1999
Since : 2002
Members : 28
President : Antonio Tajani (Italy)

IAEA (International Atomic Energy Agency)
Headquarters: Vienna (Austria)
Established : 29 July 1957
Members : 168
Director : Yukiya Amano (Japan)

UNIDO (United Nations Industrial Development Organization)
Headquarters: Vienna (Austria)
Established : 1966
Members :
Director : Li Yoong (China)

African Union (AU)
Headquarters: Addis Ababa (Ethiopia)
Established : 9 July 2002
Motto : A United and Strong Africa
Members : 55
President : Roger Nkodo Dang

ICRC (International Committee of the Red Cross)
The ICRC has won three Nobel Peace Prizes in 1917, 1944 and 1963
Headquarters: Geneva (Switzerland)
Established : 17 February 1863
Founder : Henry Dunant (Switzerland)
President : Peter Maurer (Switzerland)

Asian Development Bank
Headquarters: Manila (Philippines)
Established : 19 December 1966
Motto : Fighting poverty in Asia and the
Pacific
Members : 67
President : Takehiko Nakao (Japan)

New Development Bank (NDB)
The New Development Bank is a BRICS Development Bank
BRICS Countries
B – Brazil
R – Russia
I – India
C – China
S – South Africa
Established : July 2015
Headquarters: Shanghai (China)
Members : 5
President : K V Kamath (India)

Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)
Established : 16 January 2016
Headquarter: Beijing (China)
Members : 70
President : Jin Liqun (China)

International Solar Alliance (ISA)
Founded: 2015 (Paris – France)
Founders: Narendra Modi & Francois Holllando (France)
Headquarters: Gurgaon – Haryana
Members : 121 countries (as of 2017)
Official Language: English
Head : H. E Upendar Tripathy (India)

International Maritime Organisation (IMO)
Formed : 1959
Headquarters: London (UK)
Members : 173 countries
Head : Kitac Lin (South Korea)

World Tourism Organization (WTO)
Formation: 1973
Headquarters: Madrid (Spain)
Members: 158
Head: Zurab Pololikashvili (Georgia)

World Customs Organization (WCO)
Formation: 26th July 1952
Headquarters: Brussels (Belgium)
Members:182
Sec. General: Kunio Mikuriya (Japan)

International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)
Formation: 26th January 2009
Headquarters: Abu Dhabi (UAE)
Members: 153 + European Union
Director General: Adnan Z. Amin (Kenya)

International summits and conferences

Group – 8 (G – 8)
Established: 1975
G-8 Countries: Italy, Canada, Russia, USA, France, Japan, UK, Germany

44rd G – 7 Summit 2018
Place: Quebec (Canada)
Date: 8 – 9 June 2018
Note: Russia was suspended from G – 8 Group

45th G – 7 Summit 2019
Host Country: France
Date: 25 – 27 August 2019

Group – 20 (G – 20)
Established : 1999
G- 20 Countries : India, Indonesia, Italy, Turkey, Japan, Argentina, Mexico, South Africa, USA, Russia,
European Union, Brazil, UK, South Korea, Germany, Australia, Saudi Arabia, China, France, Canada
For 2017 (12th)
Hoct City: Hamburg (Germany)
Date : 7 – 8 July 2017
For 2018 (13th)
Hoct City: Buenos Aires (Argentina)
Date: 30 November 2018 – 1 December 2018
G – 20 Summit (14th) – 2019
Host Country: Japan
Date: 28 – 29 June 2019

BRICS
BRICS is an association of five major emerging national economies
B – Brazil
R – Russia
I – India
C – China
S – South Africa
Established : 2010
For 2018 (10th):
Place : Johanneberg (South Africa),
Date: 25 – 27 July 2018
Theme : Co-operation for inclusive Growth & Sharing the benefits of fourth industrial revolution
BRICS Countries: Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa
11th BRICS Summit 2019
Host Country: Brazil
Date: 12 – 14 March 2019

IBSA
Established : 2006
IBSA Countries: India, Brazil, South Africa
7th IBSA Summit 2017
Host City: South Africa
Date: 17 October 2017

SAARC (South Asian Association for Regional Co- operation)
Established : 1985
Head Office : Katmandu (Nepal)
Sec. General : Amjad Hussain B sial (Pakistan)
SAARC Countries: Maldives, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Afghanistan, India, Nepal
20th SAARC Summit 2019
Host Country: Sri Lanka
Date: 2019

ASEAN (Association of South East Asian Nations)
Established : 1967
Head Office : Jakarta (Indonesia)
Motto : One Vision, One Identity, One Community
Sec. General : Lee Luang Minh
ASEAN Countries: Vietnam, Laos, Singapore, Indonesia, Brunei, Cambodia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand, Philippines
34th ASEAN Summit 2019
Host Country: Thailand
Date: April/May – 2019
35th ASEAN Summit 2019
Host Country: Thailand
Date: October/November 2019

APEC (Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation)
Established : 1989
Head Office : Singapore
Members : 21
APEC Countries: Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico,
New Zealand, Papua, New Guinea, Peru, Philippines, Russia, Singapore, South Korea, Chinese Taipe, Thailand, USA, Vietnam
26th APEC Summit 2018
Host Country: Papua New Guinea
Date: 17 – 18 November 2018
27th APEC Summit – 2019
Host Country: Chile
Date: 16 – 17 November 2019

OPEC (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries)
Established : 1960
Head Office : Vienna (Austria)
Members : 14 Countries
Sec. General : Mohammad Barkindo
OPEC Countries: Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Iran, Nigeria, Libya, Algeria, Venezuela, Angola, Iraq, Qatar, UAE, Ecuador
2018 OPEC Summit
Host City: Vienna (Austria)
Date: 20 – 21 June 2018

NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)
Established : 1949
Head Office : Brussels (Belgium)
Members : 29 countries
Sec. General : Jens Stoltenberg
NATO Summit – 2018
Host Country: Belgium
Date : 11 – 12 July 2018
NATO Summit – 2019
Host Country: UK
Date : 2019

ADB (Asian Development Bank)
Established : 1966
Head Office : Manila (Philippines)
Members : 67 countries
Motto : Fighting poverty in Asia and the Pacific
President : Takehiko Nakao
51st ADB Summit 2018
Host City: Manila (Philippines)
Date: 3 – 6 May 2018
52nd ADB Summit – 2019
Host Country: Fiji
Date: 1 – 5 May – 2019

Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) Annual Meeting
Established : 16 January 2016
Headquarter: Beijing (China)
Members : 87
President : Jin Liqun (China)
AIIB Annual Meeting – 2018
Place: Mumbai
Date: June 25 – 26, 2018
Theme: Mobilizing Finance for Infrastructure
Innovation & Collabaration AIIB Annual Meeting – 2019
Host Country: Luxumberg
Date: July – 2019

BIMSTEC (Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi Sectorial Technical & Economic Co- operation)
Established : 6 June 1997
Head Office : Dhaka (Bangladesh)
BIMSTEC Countries: Myanmar, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Nepal, India, Thailand
16th BIMSTEC Summit 2018
Host City: Kathmandu (Nepal)
Date: 30 – 31 August 2018
17th BIMSTEC Summit – 2019
Host Country: Sri Lanka
Date: 2019

WEF (World Economic Forum)
Established : 1971
Head Office : Cologne (Switzerland)
Motto : Committed to improving the state of the world
Chairman : Klaus Schwab
WEF Annual Meeting – 2019
Host Country: Switzerland
Date: 22 – 25 January – 2019

Nuclear Security Summit
Established : 2010
4th Nuclear Security Summit 2016: Held in Washington DC (USA), March 31 – April 1, 2016

NAM (Non- Aligned Movement)
Established : 1961
Headquarters: Jakarta (Indonesia)
Members : 120
Sec. General : Nicolas Maduro (Venezula)
18th NAM Summit 2019
Host Country: Azerbaijan
Date: 2019

CHOGM (Commonwealth Heads of Government Meetings)
Established : 1949
25th CHOGM Summit 2018
Host Country: UK
Date: 19 – 20 April 2018
26th CHOGM Summit 2020
Host Country: Rwanda
Date: 2020

Indo- Africa Forum Summit
Established : 2008
4th India – Africa Forum Summit 2018
Host Country: New Delhi (India)
Date: 27 – 28 March 2018
Theme: India – Africa: Deepening the Security Engagement

Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas
January 9: Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas or Non – Resident Indian Day
Established: 2003
For 2019 : Varanasi from January 21 to 23
Chief Guest: Pravind Jugnauth, Prime Minister of Mauritius
Theme: Role of Indian Diaspora in Building a New India

Earth Summit
Established: 1972
Head Office: Rio de Janeiro (South Africa)
5th Earth Summit – 2012
Host Country: Brazil
Date: 2012

International Science Congress Association (ISCA)
Established : 1914
Headquarter : Kolkata
106th Indian Science Congress 2019
Place: Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh)
Date: 3 – 7 January 2019
Theme: Future India: Science & Technology

Earth Hour
Since: 2007, in Sydney (Australia)
For 2019:
March 30th 2019 Saturday, from 8:30 pm to 9:30 pm

Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES)
For 2018 (9th)
Place : IIT Kharagpur, West Bengal
Date : 2 – 4 February 2018

Global Investors Summit
For 2018:
Place: Guhawati (Assam, India)
Date : 3 – 4 February 2018
Global Investors Summit – 2019
Place: Madhya Pradesh
Date: 23 – 24 February – 2019

Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO)
Founded: 15 June 2001
Headquarters: Beijing – China
Members: 8 | China, India, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Russia, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan
Sec. General: Rashid Alimov (Tajikistan)
For 2018
Place : Dushanbe (Tajikistan)
Date : 11 – 12 October 2018
For 2019
Host Country: Bishek (Kyrgyzstan)

Global Climate Action Summit
For 2018
Place: California (USA)
Date: 12 – 14 September 2018
For 2019
Host Country: New York City (USA)
Date: 23 September – 2019
Theme: A Race We Can Win. A Race We Must Win

Nepal – India Think Tank Summit (NITTS)
Since: 2018
Held by: Asian Institute of Diplomacy & International Affairs (AIDIA) + Nehru Memorial Museum Library
(NMML)
For 2018 (1st)
Host City: Khatmand (Nepal)
Date: 31st July 2018

World Sustainable Development Summit (WSDS)
For 2019
Place: New Delhi (India)
Date: 11 – 13 February 2019
Theme: Attaining the 2030 Agenda: Delivering on Promise

List of national awards in India

Bharat Ratna
Since: 1954
1st Person: Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan
C Rajagopalachari
C V Raman
For 2019 : Nanaji Deshmukh
Bhupen Hazarika
Pranab Mukherjee
Note: Download complete list of Bharat Ratna Awardees

Padma Awards
Padma Vibhushan:
Since: 1954
For 2019: Teejan Bai, Ismail Omar Guelleh, Anil Manibhai Naik, Balwant Moreshwar Purandare
Padma Bhushan:
Since: 1954
For 2019: 14 Members
Padmasri:
Since: 1954
For 2019: 94 Members
Note: Download list of Padma Awards 2019

Param Vir Chakra
Since : 1947
1st Person: Major Somanath Sharma
For 1999: Vikram Batra

Maha vir Chakra
1st Person: Given to 6 Persons in 1947
For 2001: Gurjinder Suri Singh

Vir Chakra
Since : 1947
1st Person (1947): Nadikerianda Bheemaiah, R Kanikasamy
For 1999: B Muthana Caripapa, Chuni Lal

Ashoka Chakra
Since : 1952
1st Person: Suhas Biswas, Bachitter Singh, Narbahadur Thapa
For 2019: Nazir Ahmed Wani
Note: Download list of Ashoka Charkra Awards

Kirti Chakra
Since : 1952
1st Person: Capt Jogindra Singh Gharaya,
For 2019: Major Tushar Gauba

Shaurya Chakra
Since : 1952
For 2017: Given to 14 persons

International Gandhi Peace Prize
Since : 1995
1st Person : Julius Nyere (Tanzania)
Prize money : one crore rupees
For 2018: Yohei Sasakawa (Japan)

Indira Gandhi Peace Prize
Since : 1986
Location: New Delhi
For 1986: Parliamentarians for Globa Action (New York)
For 2018: Centre for Science and Environment (India)

Rajiv Gandhi National Sadbhavana Award
It is given on Rajiv Gandhi Birth anniversary August 20
August – 20: Sadbhavana Diwas
Prize money: 10, 00, 000/-
Since : 1992
1st Person : Jagan Nath Kaul in 1995
For 2018: Gopalakrishna Gandhi

Indira Gandhi Award for National Integration
Since : 1985
1st Person: Swami Ranganathananda, Smt. Aruna Asaf Ali
Prize Money: 5 lakh cash & a citation
For 2017: T. M. Krishna (Carnatic Singer)

Jawaharlal Nehru Award for International Understanding
Since : 1965
1st Person : U Thant
Prize money: 25, 00, 000/-
For 2009: Angela Merkel (Germany)

Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna
Since : 1991 – 92
Prize Money: 7. 5 Lakh + Medal + Certificate
1st Person : ViswanathAnandh (Chess)
For 2018: Virat Kohli (Cricket), Ms S Mirabhai Chanu (Weightlifter)

Dronacharya Award
Since : 1985
Prize Money: 5 Lakh + Certificate + Ceremonial Dress + Bronze Statuette of Dronacharya
1st Person : O M Nambiar (Athletics),Om Prakash Bhardwaj (Boxing), Balchandra Bhagwat (Wrestling)
For 2018:
Subedar Chenada Achaiah Kuttappa (Boxing)
Vijay Sharma (Weightlifting)
A Srinivasa Rao (Table Tennis)
Sukhdev Singh Pannu (Athletics)
Clarence Lobo (Hockey – Life Time)
Tarak Sinha (Cricket – Life Time)
Jiwan Kumar Sharma (Judo – Life Time)
V R Beedu (Athletics – Life Time)

Dhyan Chand Award
Since : 2002
Prize money: 5 Lakh + Statuette + Certificate+ Ceremonial dress
1st Person : Aparna Ghosh (Basket ball), Ashok Diwan (Hockey), Shahuraj Birajdar (Boxing)

For 2018 :
Bobby Aloysius (Athletics)
Bharat Kumar Chetri (Hockey)
Satyadev Prasad (Archery)
Chougale Dadu Dattatray (Wrestling)

Arjuna Awards
Since : 1961
Prize Money: 5 Lakh + Bronze statue of Arjuna + a scroll
1st Person : Givent to 18 persons in 1961
For 2018 :
Neeraj Chopra (Athletics)
Subedar Jinson Johnson (Athletics)
Hima Das (Athletics)
Nelakurti Sikki Reddy (Badminton)
Subedar Satish Kumar (Boxing)
Smriti Mandana (Cricket)
Shubhankar Sharma (Golf)
Manpreet Singh (Hockey)
Savita (Hockey)
Col. Ravi Rathore (Polo)
Rahi Sarnobat (Shooting)
Ankur Mittal (Shooting)
Shreyasi Singh (Shooting)
Manika Batra (Table Tennis)
G Sathiyan (Table Tennis)
Rohan Bopanna (Tennis)
Sumit (Wrestling)
Pooja Kadian (Wushu)
Ankur Dhama (Para – Athletics)
Manoj Sarkar (Para – Badminton)

Polly Umrigarh Award

International Cricketer of the Year Award
For 2017 – 18: Virat Kohli

ICC Cricket Hall of Fame:
Formation: 2 January 2009
For 2018:
Rahul Dravid (India)
Ricky Pointing (Australia)
Claire Taylor (England)

Jnanpith Award:
Since : 1965
Prize money: 11, 00, 000/-
1st Person : Shankar Kurup (Malayalam)
Book : Odakkuzhal (The Bamboo Flute)
For 2018 (54th): Amitov Ghosh (English)

Sahitya Akademy Award:
Since : 1954
Prize money: 1, 00, 000/-
For 2018 : 24 (in 24 languages)
Telugu: Dr. Kolakalur Enoch
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Moortidevi Award
Since : 1983
Prize Money: 4 Lakh + Statue of Saraswati + Plaque + a Shawl
1st Person : C K Nagaraja Rao (Kannada)
Book : Pattamahadevi Shantala Devi
For 2017: Joy Goswami (Bengali)
Book : Do Dundo Phowar Matro

Saraswati Samman Award
Since : 1991
Prize Money: 15 Lakh + Citation + Plaque
1st Person : Harivansh Rai Bachchan
Book : For his autobiography (Hindi)
For 2017: Sitanshu Yashaschandri (Gujarati)
Book : Vakhar

Vyas Samman Award:
Established: 1991
Prize money: 2, 50, 000/-, a Citation & a Plague
1st Person : Ram Vilas Sharma
Book : Bharat ke Pracheen Bhasha Parivar Aur (3 Volumes)
For 2018: Leeladhar Jagudi
Book : Jitne Log Utne Prem

Kalidas Samman Award:
Since : 1980 – 81
Prize Money:
1st Person : S Srinivasa Iyer, Mallikarjun Mansur
For 2017 – 18: Anjolie Ela Menon

Tagore Cultural Harmony Award:
Since : 2012
Prize Money: One Crore + Citation + Plaque
1st Person : Pandit Ravi Shankar (Hindustani Classical Composer)
For 2016: Ram Vanji Sutar (Indian Sculptor)

Vikram Sarabhai Memorial Award
Established : 1997 – 98
For 2014 – 15: M Y S Prasad

Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Awards
Since : 1958
Prize Money: 5 Lakh + Plaque + Citation+ Monthly retainer of 15, 000/-
1st Person : K Srinivasa Krishnan
For 2018: M. Venkata Ratnam

Kalinga Prize:
Since : 1952
1st Person: Louis de Broglie (France)
For 2017: Erik Jacquemyn (Belgium)

Dr. Y Naidamma Memorial Award
Since : 1986
For 2014 : Tessy Thomas, Geeta Vardan

Yash Chopra Memorial Award
Since : 2013
Prize Money: 10, 00, 000/-
1st Person: Lata Mangeshkar
For 2018: Asha Bhosle

Kuswanth Singh Memorial Award
Since : 2014
Prize Money: 2 Lakh
1st Person : Arundhathi Subramaniam in 2014
Book : When God Is A Traveller

Gollapudi Srinivas National Award:
For 2017: Hemanthrao (Kannada – Director)

G K Reddy Lifetime Achievement Award
For 2017 : Karan Thaper

Ramanujan Mathematics Award
Since : 2005
1st Person: Marcelo Viana (Brazil)
For 2018 : Ritabrata Munsi (India)

Chameli Devi Jain Award:
Since : 1982
For 2017 : Uma Sudhir

Homi J Baba Memorial Award
For 2015 : Prof. Dinesh Kumar

Lal Bahadur Shastri National Award
Since : 1999
Prize Money: 5 Lakh + Citation + Plaque
1st Person : Prof. C K Prahald
For 2018 : Fali S Nariman

Dr. B C Roy (Bidan Chandra Roy) Award
Since : 1973
1st Person: Sandeep Mukerjee
For 2018 :
H.S Shashidhar

B. K Mishra
P. Raghu Ram
H. R Surendra
Kirit Premjibhai Solanki
Sanjay Desai

G D Birla Award
Since : 1991
Prize Money: 1. 5 Lakh
1st Person : Asis Datta
For 2017 : Dr. Rajan Shankarnarayan (Sturcture Biology)

Golden Peacock Awards
Since: 1991
Publisher: Institute of Directors
For 2017: India Railways Organization for Alternate Fuel (IROAF)

Global Agriculture Leadership Award
Since: 2008
Publisher: ICFA (Indian Council of Food & Agriculture)
For 2018: Prf. Rudy Rabbinga

Dhanvantri Award
Dhanvantari Day – October 22
For 2017 : Dr Sultan Pradhan

Aryabhatta Award
Prize Money: 1 Lakh
For 2016 : Avinash Chander

DSC Prize for South Asian Literature
Since : 2011
Country : India
1st Person: H M Naqvi
Book : Home Boy
For 2018 : Jayanth Kaikini
Book : No Presents Please

International awards list pdf

Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics
Since : 2012
For 2019 : Charles Kane (USA), Eugene John Mele (USA)

Amnesty International Human Rights Award
For 2018 : Nadeem Centre for Rehabilitation of Victims of Violence

United Nations Human Rights Award
Since: 1968
For 2018:
Asma Jahangir (Pakistan)
Rebeca Gyumi (Tanzania)
Joenia Wapixana (Brazil)
Front Line Defenders (Ireland)

UNESCO Human Rights Award
Since: 1978
For 2018:
Gunzalo Franco (Spain)

UNESCO Peace Prize
Since: 1991
1st Person: Nelson Mandela (South Africa)
For 2013:
Francois Hollande (France)

Nobel Awards
Country: Sweden, Norway (Peace Prize only)
Since: 1901
For 2018:
PHYSICS
Arthur Ashkin (USA)
Gerard Mourou (France)
Donna Strickland (Canada)
CHEMISTRY
Gorge Smith (USA)
Frances Arnold (USA)
Greg Winter (UK)
MEDICINE
James P. Allison (USA)
Tasuku Honjo (Japan)
PEACE
Denis Mukwege (Cango)
Nadia Murad (Iraq)
ECONOMICS
William D. Nordhaus (USA)
Paul M. Romer (USA)

Fields Medal
Since: 1936
For 2018: Caucher Bikar (Iran)
Alessio Figalli (Italy)
Peter Scholze (German)
Akshay Venkatesh (Indian – Australia)

Whitely Awards (Green Oscars)
Founder : Edward Whitely (UK)
Established: 1994
For 2018:
Pablo Garcia Borboroglu (Argentina)

Olivier Nsengimana (Rwanda)
Ceasar Rahman (Bangladesh)
Dominique Bikaba (Congo)
Kerstin Forsberg (Peru)
Anjali Watson (Sri Lanka)
Munir Virani (Kenya)

Ramon Magsaysay Award:
Founder : Rockefeller Brothers Fund (New York City)
Since : 1958
country : Philippines
For 2018:
Bharat Vatwani (India)
Sonam Wangchuk (India)
Youk Chhang (Cambodia)
Howard Dee (Cambodia)
Vo Thi Hoang Yen (Philliphines)
Maria de Lourdes Martins Cruz (East Timor)

Right Livelihood Award:
Since : 1980
Founder: Jacob Von Uexkull
Country : Sweden
1st Person: Hassan Fathy (Egypt)
Plenty International (USA + Lesotho + Guatemala)
For 2018 :
Abdullah al – Hamid (Saudi Arabia)
Mohammed Fahad (Saudi Arabia)
Walid Abu al – Chair (Saudi Arabia)
Tony Rinaudo (Australia)

World Food Prize:
October 16: World Food Day
Since : 1987
Location : Des Moines, Lowa, United States
1st Person : M S Swaminathan (India)
For 2018 :
Lawrence Haddad (UK)

David Nabarro (UK)

Pulitzer Prize:
Since : 1917
Country: Columbia University, USA
For 2018: Given to 26 Members

Pritzker Architecture Prize:
Since : 1979
Founder : Jay A Pritzker
Country : United States
1st Person: Philip Johnson (USA)
For 2018 : B. V. Doshi (India)

Abel Prize:
Since : 2003
Country : Norway
1st Person: Jean Pierre Serre (France)
For 2018 : Robert Langlands (Canada)

Templeton Prize:
Since : 1973
Country : United States
1st Person: Mother Teresa (India)
For 2019 : Marcelo Glesier (Brazil)

Man Booker Prize:
Since : 1969
Presented by: Man Group Institute
1st Person : P H Newby (UK)
Book : Something to Answer for
For 2018 : Anna Burns (Ireland)
Book : Milkman

Man Booker International Prize:
Since : 2005
Given By : Man Group Institute (UK)
1st Person: Ismail Kadare (Albania)
Book :
For 2018: Olga Tokarezuck (Poland)
Book : Flight

International Children Peace Prize:
Established : 2005
Founder : Kids Rights Foundation
Head Office : Amsterdam (Netherlands)
1st Winner : Nkosi Johnson (South Africa)
For 2018 : March for Our Lives (UK)

Orange Prize (Baileys Women’s Prize):
Since : 1996
Country : UK
1st Winner: Helen Dunmore (England)
Book : A Spell of Winter
For 2018 : Kamila Shamsie (Pakistani – British)
Book : Home Fire

Laures World’s Sports Awards:
Since: 2000
Presented by: Laureus Sports for Good Foundation
For 2018:
Men : Roger Federer (Switzerland)
Women: Serena Williams (USA)

International Hockey Player of the Year:
Since: 1998
For 2018:
Male: Arthur Van Doven (Belgium)
Female: Eva de Goede (Netherlands)

Asia Book Award:
For 2018
Joel Donato Ching Jacob (Philippines)
Book: Wing of the Locust

Mother Teresa International Award:
Since: 2000 – 01
1st Person: Jyoti Basu (West Bengal)
For 2017:
UNHRC (Switzerland)
Priyanka chopra (India)

Asian of the Year Award:
Since: 2010
Country: UK
Awarded for: Honourin Asian Excellence
For 2018:
Business Leader of the Year : Arundhati Bhattacharya
Public Servant of the Year: Kiran Bajracharya
Entrepreneur of the Year: Sunny Varkey
Philanthropists of the Year: Ramesh & Pratibha Sachdev
Outstanding Acheivement in Sports: Jahangir Khan
Outstanding Achievement in Cinema: Sri Devi
Outstanding Achievement in Science & Technology: Prathiba Gai
Outstanding Achievement in Television: Anita Rani
Rising Star: Bana al – Abed

TIME Person of the Year Award:
Since : 1927
1st Awarded: Charles Lindbergh (USA)
For 2018 : The Guardians (British Daily News paper)

Tang Prize (Asia Nobel):
Since : 2014
Founder: Samuel Yin (Taiwan)
Country : Taiwan
For 2018:
Sinology : Stephen Owen (USA), Yoshinobu Shiba (Japan)
Rule of Law : Joseph Raz (UK)
Sustainable Development: Veerabhadran Ramanathan (India), James E. Hansen (USA)
Biopharmaceuticla Science: Antony R. Hunter (USA), Brian J. Druker (USA), John Mendelsohn (USA)

UNHCR’s Nansen Refugee Award:
Since: 1954
Country: Switzerland
Awarded for: Outstanding Service to the cause of refugees
For 2018: Evan Atar Adaha (South Sudan)

Press Freedom Prize:
It is named in honour of Guillermo Cano Isaza (Colombia Journalist)
Established: 1997
Given by: UNESCO
For 2018: Mahmed Abi Zeid (Egypt)

Ernst & Young Lifetime Achievement Award:
For 2018:
Azim Premji (India)

Dada Saheb Phalke Award:
Since : 1969
Prize Money: 10 Lakh + Golden Lotus + Shawl
1st Person : Devika Rani
For 2017(65th): Vinod Khanna (Hindi)

National Film Awards
Since: 1954
For 2017 (65th)
Best Film: Village Rockstars (Assamee)
Best Director : Jayaraj (Movie – Bhayanakam)
Best Actor: Riddhi Sen (Movie – Nagar Kirtan)
Best Actress: Sridevi (Movie – Mom)
Best Supporting Actor: Fahad Faasil (Movie – Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum)
Best Supporting Actress: Divya Dutta (Movie – Irada)
Best Male Singer: K J Yesudas
Best Female Singer: Shasha Tirupathi
Best Special Effects: Bahubali – 2
Best Children Film: Mhorkya
Best Music Director: A R Rehman (Movie – Kaatru Veliyiday)

Grammy Awards:
Since : 1959
Country : United States
For 2017:
Record of the year: This is America (Childish Gambio)
Album of the year: Golden Hour (Kacey Musgraves)
Song of the year : This is America (Childish Gambio)

Film Fare Awards:
For 2018 (64th)
Best Film : Hindi Medium
Best Director : Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari (Movie – Bareily Ki Barfi)
Best Actor : Irfan Khan (Movie – Hindi Medium)
Best Actress : Vidya Balan (Movie – Tumhari Sulu)
Best Supporting Actor : Rajkumar Rao (Movie – Bareilly Ki Barfi)
Best Supporting Actress: Meheer Vij (Movie – Secret Superstar)
Best Music Director : Pritam (Movie – Jagga Jasoos)
Best Singer (Male) : Arijit Singh (Movie – Badrinath Ki Dulhania)
Best Singer (Female) : Meghana Mishra (Movie – Secret Superstar)

IIFA Awards:
Since : 2000
Country: India
Given In: Thailand
Date: 22 – 24 June 2018
For 2018 (19th):
Best Film : Tumhari Sulu
Best Director : Saket Chaudhary (Movie – Hindi Medium)
Best Actor : Irfhan Khan (Movie – Hindi Medium)
Best Actress : Sri Devi (Movie – Mom)
Best Supporting Actor: Nawazudding Siddiqui (Movie – Mom)
Best Supporting Actress: Meher Vij (Movie – Secret Superstar)
Best Music Director : Amaal Malik + Tanish Bagchi + Akhil Sachdeva (Movie: Badrinath Ki Dulhania)
Best Male Singer : Arjit Singh (Movie: Jab Harry Met Sajal)
Best Female Singer : Meghana Mishra (Movie: Secret Superstar)

International Film Festival of India (IFFI):
Founded: 1952
Location: Goa, India
For 2018 (49th)
Date: 28 November 2018
Opening Film: The Aspern Papers
Closing Film : Sealed Lips
Best Film : Donbass
Best Director: Lijo Jose Pellissery (Ea. Ma. Yau.)
Best Actor : Chemban Vinod Jose (Ea. Ma. Yau.)
Best Actress: Anastasila Pustovit (When the Trees Fall)
Special Jury Award: Milko Lazarov (AGA)
Indian Film Personality of the Year: Salim Khan

Oscar Awards:
Since : 1929
Location: In Dolbey Theatre (Los Angels, USA)
For 2017(90th):
Best Film : Green Book (Director: Guillermo del Toro)
Best Director : Alfonso Cuaron (Movie: Roma)
Best Actor : Rami Malek (Movie: Bohemian Rhapsody)
Best Actress : Olivia Colman (Movie: The Favourite)
Best Supporting Actor: Mahershala Ali (Movie: Green Book)
Best Supporting Actress: Regina King (Movie: If Baele Stree Could Talk)
Best Foreign Film : Roma
Best Animated Film : Spider Man
Best Short Film: Period: End of Sentence

Golden Globe Awards:
Since : 1943
country : Unites States
For 2018 (76th):
Place: California – USA
Date: 6th January 2019
Best Film : Bohemian Rhapsody – Drama, Green Book – Musical or Comedy
Best Director : Alfonso Cuaron (Movie – Roma)
Best Actor :
Rami Malek (Movie – Bohemian Rhapsody) – Drama
Christian Bale (Movie: Vice) – Comedy or Musical
Best Actress :
Glenn Close (Movie – The Wife) – Drama
Olivia Colman (Movie: The Favourite) – Comedy or Musical
Best Supporting Actor:
Maheshala Ali
(Movie: Green Book)
Best Supporting Actress:
Regina King
(Movie: If Beale Street Could Talk)
Best Animated Film: Spider Man – Man: Into the Spider – Verse
Best Foreign Film: Roma (Mexico)

NTR National Award:
Prize Money: 5 lakhs and memento
1ST Person : Akkineni Nageswarao
For 2016 : Rajinikanth

ANR National Award:
Since : 2006
1st Person: Dev Anand (Bollywood Actor)
For 2017 : Rajamouli

Raghupati Venkaiah Nayudu Award:
Since : 1981
1st Person: L. V. Prasad
For 2016 : Chiranjeevi

Kaloji Narayana Rao Award:
Since: 2015
Given for: Writings & Literature
Prize Money: 1, 01, 116/-
1st Person: Ammangi Venugopal
For 2018: Ampashayya Naveen

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HOCKEY
Hockey Present Coach: Harendra Singh
Hockey Present Team Captain: Manpret Singh

Sultan Azlan Shah Cup (Hockey):
Since : 1983
Country: Malaysia
For 2018
Winner: Australia
Runner: England
Venue : Ipoh, Azlan Shah Stadium (Malaysia)

Rangaswami Cup (Hockey):
Country: India
For 2013 (64th)
Winner: Karnatak (South Zone)
Runner: Uttar Pradesh (Central Zone)
Venue : KSHA Hoceky Stadium, Bangalore- 8th to 16th May 2013

Asia Cup Hockey:
Founded : 1982
No. of Teams:
Men = 12
Women = 8
For 2017:
For Men:
Winner: India
Runner: Malaysia
Place : Dhaka (Bangladesh)
Date : 11 – 22 October 2017
Men Hockey Asia Cup – 2021:
Host Country: Pakistan
Date: 2021

Women Hockey Asia Cup – 2017:
Winner: India
Runner: China
Place : Kakamigahar & Gifu (Japan)
Date : 28th October to 5th November 2017

Men’s Hockey World Cup:
Since: 1971
No. of Teams: 12
2018 Men’s Hockey World Cup:
Host City: Bhubaneshwar (Odisha)
Venue: Kalinga Stadium
Date: 28 November to 16 December 2018
No. of Teams: 16
Winner: Belgium
Runner: Netherlands

Women’s Hockey World Cup:
Since: 1974
No. of Teams: 12
2018 Women’s Hockey World Cup:
Host City: London (England)
Date: 21 July to 5 August 2018
No. of Teams: 16
Winner: Netherlnds
Runner: Ireland

Trophies:
Sultan Azlansha Cup, Rangaswami Cup, Agakhan Cup, Muragappa Gold Cup, Dhyanchan Trophy, Gurunanak Cup, Mumbai Gold Cup, Bitan Cup, Indira Gold Cup, Modi Gold Cup, Ranjith Singh Gold Cup, Asia Cup
Related Terms:
Centre, Penalty Stroke, Stick, Punch-in, Carry, Touch Line, Penalty Line
Famous Players:
Mandeep Singh (India)
Harendra Singh
Dilip Tirkey
Leslie Claudius (India)
Gagan Ajit Singh (India)
Pargat Singh (India)

BADMINTON

Malaysia Open (Badminton):
Since : 1937
country: Malaysia
For 2018:
Date: 26 June – 1 July 2018
Men’s Singles:
Winner: Lee Chong Wei (China)
Women’s Singles:
Winner: Tai Tzu – ying (Taiwan)
Men’s Doubles:
Winner: Takeshi Kamura (Japan)
Keigo Sonoda (Japan)
Women’s Doubles:
Winner: Misaki Matsutomo (Japan)
Ayaka Takahashi (Japan)
Mixed Doubles:
Winner: Zheng Siwei (China)
Huang Yaqiong (China)

Indonesia Open (Badminton):
Since : 1982
Country: Indonesia
For 2018:
Date: 3 – 8 July 2018
Men’s Singles:
Winner: Kento Momota (Japan)
Women’s Singles:
Winner: Tai Tzu – ying (Taiwan)
Men’s Doubles:
Winner: Marcus (Indonesia)
Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo (Indonesia)
Women’s Doubles:
Winner: Yuki Fukushima (Japan)
Sayaka Hirota (Japan)
Mixed Doubles:
Winner: Zheng Siwei (Indonesia)
Liliyana Natsir (Indonesia)

Singapore Open (Badminton):
Since : 1987
Country: Singapore
For 2018:
Date: 17 – 22 July 2018
Men’s Singles:
Winner: Chou Tien – chen (Taiwan)
Women’s Singles:
Winner: Sayaka Takahashi (Japan)
Men’s Doubles:
Winner: Mohammad Ahsan (Indonesia)
Hendra Setiawan (Indonesia)
Women’s Doubles:
Winner: Yukiko Takahata (Japan)
Ayako Sakuramoto (Japan)
Mixed Doubles:
Winner: Goh Soon Huat (Malaysia)
Shevon Jemie Lai (Malaysia)

All England Open Badminton Championships:
Since : 1899
Country: England
For 2018:
Date: 14 – 18 March 2018
Men’s Singles:
Winner: Shi Yuqi (China)
Women’s Singles:
Winner: Tai Tzu – ying (Taiwan)
Men’s Doubles:
Winner: Marcus Fernaldi Gideon (Indonesia)
Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo (Indoneisa)
Women’s Doubles:
Winner: Kamilla Rytter Juhi (Denmark)
Christinna Pedersen (Denmark)
Mixed Doubles:
Winner: Yuta Watanabe (Japan)
Arisa Higashino (Japan)

Thomas Cup (Men – Badminton):
Since : 1949
Founder: George Alan Thomas (England)
For 2018 (30th)
Winner: China
Runner: Japan
Venue : Muang Thong Thani, Pak Kret (Thailand)
20 – 27 May 2018

Uber Cup (Women – badminton):
Since: 1957
For 2018 (27th)
Winner: Japan
Runner: Thailand
Venue : Muang Thong Thani, Pak Kret (Thailand) 20 – 27 May 2018

Syed Modi International (Badminton):
Since : 2009
Country: India
For 2018
Venue: Babu Banarasi Das Indoor Stadium Lucknow, 20 – 25 November 2018
Men’s Singles:
Winner: Sameer Varma (India)
Women’s Singles:
Winner: Yan Yue (China)
Men’s Doubles:
Winner: Fajar Alfian (Indonesia)
Muhmmad Rian (Indonesia)
Women’s Doubles:
Winner: Chow Mei Kuan (Malaysia)
Lee Meng Yean (Malaysia)
Mixed Doubles:
Winner: Ou Xuanyi (China)
Feng Xueying (China)

Australian Open (Badminton):
Since : 1989
Country: Australia
For 2018
Date: 8 – 13 May 2018
Men’s Singles:
Winner: Lu Guanzu (China)
Women’s Singles:
Winner: Cai Yanyan (China)
Men’s Doubles:
Winner: Berry Angriawan (Indonesia)
Hardianto (Indonesia)
Women’s Doubles:
Winner: Ayako Sakurmato (Japan)
Yukiko Takahata (Japan)
Mixed Doubles:
Winner: Seo Seung – jae (South Korea)
Chae Yoo – jung (South Korea)

China Open (Badminton):
Since : 1986
Country: China
For 2018
Date: 18 – 23 September 2018
Men’s Singles:
Winner: Anthony Sinisuka (Indonesia)
Women’s Singles:
Winner: Carolina Marin (Spain)
Men’s Doubles:
Winner: Kim Astrup (Denmark)
Anders Skaarup Rasmussen (Denmark)
Women’s Doubles:
Winner: Misaki Matsutomo (Japan)
Ayaka Takahasi (Japan)
Mixed Doubles:
Winner: Zeng Siwei (China)
Huang Yaqiong (China)

Denmark Open (Badminton):
For 2018:
Venue: Odense Sports Park, Odense – Denmark
Date : 16 – 21 October 2018
Prize Money: US$ 7, 75, 000
CHAMPIONS:
Men’s Singles: Kento Momota (Japan)
Women’s Singles: Tai Tzu – ying (Chinese Taipei)
Men’s Doubles: Marcus Fernaldi Gideon (Indonesia)
Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo (Indonesia)
Women’s Doubles: Yuki Fukushima (Japan)
Sayaka Hirota (Japan)
Mixed Doubles: Zheng Siwei (China)
Huang Yaqiong (China)

World Badminton Championship:
Founded: 1977
For 2018 (24rd):
Venue: Nanjing (China)
Date : 30 July – 5 August 2018
Men’s Singles:
Winner: Kento Momota (Japan)
Runner: Shi Yuqi (China)
Women’s Singles:
Winner: Carolina Marin (Spain)
Runner: P. V. Sindhu (India)
Men’s Doubles:
Winner: Li Junhui (China)
Liu Yuchen (China)
Runner: Takeshi Tamura (Japan)
Keigo Sonoda (Japan)
Women’s Doubles:
Winner: Mayu Matsumoto (Japan)
Wakana Nagahara (Japan)
Runner: Yuki Fukushima (Japan)
Sayaka Hirota (Japan)
Mixed’s Doubles:
Winner: Zheng Siwei (China)
Huang Yaqiong (China)
Runner: Wang Yilu (China)
Huang Dongping (China)

Trophies:
Thamas Cup, Uber Cup, Sudirman Cup, NarangCup, Mayer’s Cup, All England Cup, IBL Rehamulla Cup, Aros Junior Cup, Challenge Cup
Related Terms:
Drop, Dues, Smash, Love, Double fault, Touch, base line, Back court, Bird, Carry, Clear, Center line, Court, Drive, Kill, Rally
Famous Badminton Players:
SainaNehwal (India)
P V Sindhu (India)
K Srikanth (India)

Parupalli Kashyap (India)
Aparna Popat (India)
Chetan Anand (India)
Anup Sridhar (India)
Dipankar Bhattacharya

TENNIS

Australian Open (Tennis):
Since : 1905
Country: Australia
For 2019 (107th)
Venue: Melbourne Park
Court : Hard Court
Date : 14 – 27 January 2019
Men’s Singles:-
Winner: Novak Djokovic (Serbia)
Runner: Rafael Nadal (Spain)
Women’s Singles:-
Winner: Naomi Osaka (Japan)
Runner: Petra Kvitova (Chech Republic)
Men’s Doubles:-
Winner: Pierre – Hugues Herbert (France)
Nicolas Mahut (France)
Women’s Doubles:-
Winner: Samantha Stosur (Australia)
Zhang Shuai (China)
Mixed Doubles:-
Winner: Barbora Krejcikova (Chech Republic)
Rajiv Ram (USA)

French Open (Tennis)
Since : 1891
Country: France
For 2018 (117th)
Venue: Stade Roland Garros
Court : Clay Court
Date : 27 May to 10 June 2018
Men’s Singles:-
Winner: Rafael Nadal (Spain)
Runner: Dominic Theim (Austria)
Women’s Singles:-
Winner: Simona Halep (Romania)
Runner: Sloane Stephens (USA)
Men’s Doubles:-
Winner: Pierre – Hugues (USA)
Nicolas Mahut (France)
Women’s Doubles:-
Winner: Barbora Krejclkova (Czech Republic)
Katerina Siniakova (Czech Republic)
Mixed Doubles:-
Winner: Latisha Chan (Taiwan)
Ivan Dodig (Croatia)

WIMBLEDON (Tennis):
Since : 1877
Country: England
For 2018 (132nd)
Venue: All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club
Court : Grass Court
Date : 2 – 14 July 2018
Men’s Singles:
Winner : Novak Djokovic (Serbia)
Runnner: Kevin Anderson (South Africa)
Women’s Singles:
Winner: Angelique Kerber (Germany)
Runner: Serena Williams (USA)
Men’s Doubles:
Winner: Mike Bryan (USA)
Jack Sock (USA)
Runner: Raven Klaasen (South Africa)
Michael Venus (New Zealand)
Women’s Doubles:
Winner : Barbora Krejcikova (Czech Republic)
Katerina Siniakova (Czech Republic)
Runner : Nicole Melichar (USA)
Kveta Psechke (Czech Republic)
Mixed Doubles:
Winner: Alexander Peya (Austria)
Nicole Melichar (USA)
Runner: Jamie Murray (UK)
Victoria Azarenka (Belarus)

US OPEN (Tennis)
Since : 1881
Country: United States
For 2018 (138th)
Venue: USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis
Center, New York
Court : Hard Court
Date : 27 August – 9 September 2018
Men’s Singles:
Winner: Novak Djokovic (Serbia)
Runner: Juan Martin del Potro (Argentina)
Women’s Singles:
Winner: Naomi Osaka (Japan)
Runner: Serena Williams (USA)
Men’s Doubles:
Winner: Mike Bryan (USA)
Jack Sock (USA)
Women’s Doubles:
Winner: Ashleigh Barty (Australia)
Coco Vandeweghe (USA)
Mixed Doubles:
Winner: Bethanie Mattek – Sands (USA)
Jamie Murray (UK)

Trophies:
Australia Open, French Open, Wimbeldon, US Open, Davis Cup (World Cup of Tennis), Hopman Cup
Related Terms:
Smash, Serve , Set, Duece, Ace, Slice, Love, Backhand, Forehand, Grandslam, lab
Famous Tennis Players:
Roger Federar (Argentina)
Rafel Nadal (Spain)

Novak Jacovich (Serbia)
Andy Murray (UK)

Sharapova (Russia)
Serena Williams (USA)

Martina Hingis (Switzerland)
Simona Halep (Romania)
Jaidip Mukerjea (India)

Vijay Amrijraj (India)
Ramesh Krishnan (India)

Leander Paes (India)
Mahesh Bhupati (India)

Rohan Bopanna (India)
Sania Mirza (India)
Guptha Jwala (India)

FOOTBALL

Santosh Trophy (Football):
Since : 1941
Country: India
For 2017 – 18 (72st)
Winner: Kerala
Runner: West Bengal
Venue : Held in Salt lake stadium, Kolkata April 1st 2018

Durand Cup (Football):
Since : 1888
Country: India
For 2016 (128th)
Winner: Army Green
Runner: NEROCA
Venue : Ambedkar Stadium, New Delhi 28.08.2016 to 11.09.2016

South Asian Football Federation Championship (SAFF):
Since: 1993
For 2018 (12th)
Host Country: Bangladesh
Venue : Bangabandhu National Stadium – Dhaka
Date: 4 – 15 September 2018
Teams: 7
Winner: Maldives
Runner: India
2020 SAFF Championship (13th)
Host Country: Pakistan

Asian Cup (Football):
Since: 1956
For 2015 (16th)
Host Country: Australia
Winner: Australia
Runner: South Korea
Venue : Australia, 6 – 2 – 2013 to 5 – 3 – 2014
For 2019 (17th)
Host Country: United Arab Emirates
Venue :UAE, 5 January – 1 February 2019

COPA America Football:
Since : 1916
Region: South America (CONMEBOL)
For 2016 (100th)
Host Country: United States
Winner: Chile
Runner: Argentina
Venue : United States, 3 – 6 June 2016
For 2019 (101st)
Host Country: Brazil
Venue : Brazil, June – July 2019

EURO Cup (Football):
Since: 1960
For 2016 (15th)
Host Country: France
Winner: Portugal
Runner: France
Venue : France, 10 June – 10 July 2016
For 2020 (16th)
Host Country: 13 Countries
Date : June – July 2020

FIFA World Cup (Football):
Since: 1930
For 2018 (21st)
Host Country: Russia
Dates : 14 June – 15 July 2018
Winner: France
Runner: Croatia
Best Player: Luka Modric (Croatia)
Golden Boot: Harry Kane (England)
Golden Glove: Thibaut Courtois (Belgium)

FIFA Confederation Cup(Football):
Since: 1992
For 2017 (10th)
Host Country: Russia
Dates : 17 June – 2 July 2017
Winner : Germany
Runner : Chile
Place : Russia

Indian Super League (Football):
Since : 2014
Country: India
For 2018 – 19 (5th)
Winner: Bengaluru FC
Runner: FC Goa
Date: 29 September 2018 to 17 March 2019

Under 17 Women’s Football World Cup 2020
Host Country: India

Trophies:
Federation Cup, Nehru Cup, Nizam Gold Cup, Subratho Cup, Rovers Cup, Mardeka Cup, BC Roy Cup, DCM Trophy, Europe League, Colombo Cup, Indira Gandhi Trophy, COPA Cup,
Related Terms:
Goal, Corner- kick, Free kick, Red Card, Yellow card, Foul, Trapping, Heading, Penalty, Pass, Forward, Dribble, Half, Give & Go,
Famous Football Players:
Baichung Bhutia (India)
Invalappil Mani Vijayan (India)

CRICKET:

Ranji Trophy (Cricket)
Since : 1934
Country : India
No. of Teams: 37
For 2018 – 19 (85th)
Winner: Vidarbha
Runner: Saurasthra
Date : 1 November 2018 – 7 February 2019

Irani Cup (Cricket)
Since : 1959 – 60
Country : India
No. of Teams: 2
For 2018 – 19 (57th)
Winner: Rest of India
Runner: Vidarbha
Venue : Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium – Nagpur
Date:12 – 16 February 2019

Duleep Trophy (Cricket):
Since : 1961 – 62
Country : India
No. of Teams: 5
For 2018 (57th)
Winner: India Blue
Runner: India Red
Date : 17 – 08 – 2018 to 09 – 09 – 2018

Devedhar Trophy (Cricket)
Since : 1973 – 34
Country : India
No. of Teams: 5
For 2018 – 19 (46th)
Winner: India C
Runner: India B
Venue : Delhi
Date: 23 – 27 October 2018

Vijay Hazare Trophy (Cricket):
Since : 2002 – 03
Country : India
No. of Teams: 28
For 2018 – 19 (17th)
Winner: Mumbai
Runner: Delhi
Date : 19 September to 20 October 2018

Indian Premier League (Cricket):
Since : 2008
Country: India
Founder : Lalit Modi
No. of Teams: 8
For 2018 (11th)
Winner: Chennai Super Kings
Runner: Sun Risers Hyderabad
Date : 7 April – 27 May 2018
Player of Series: Sunil Narine (KKR – 357 runs +17 wickets)
Most Runs : Kane Williamson (SRH – 735)
Most Wickets : Andrew Tye (KXIP – 24)

Asia Cup (Cricket)
Since: 1984
For 2016 (1st T – 20)
Host Country: Bangladesh
Winner: India
Runner: Bangladesh
Venue : Bangladesh
For 2018 (ODI)
Host Country: UAE
Date: 15 – 28 September 2018
Winner: India
Runner: Bangladesh
Player of the Series: Shikhar Dhawan

Ashes Series (Cricket):
Since: 1882 – 83
For 2017 – 18 (70th)
Host Country: Australia
Venue : in Australia, 23.11.2017 to 08.01.2018
Winner: Australia
Runner: England

Border – Gavaskar Trophy (Cricket):
Since: 1996 – 97
For 2016 – 17 (13th)
Host Country: India
Winner: India
Runner: Australia
Venue : in India
For 2018 – 19:
Host Country: Australia
Date: 21 November 2018 to 18 January 2019
Winner: India
Runner: Australia

ICC Cricket World Cup
Since: 1975
For 2019 (12th)
Host Country: England & Wales
Dates : 30 May to 15 July 2019
For 2023 (13th): India

ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup:
Since: 1973
For 2017 (11th)
Host Country: England & Wales
Venue : London, 24 June to 23 July 2017
Winner: England
Runner: India
For 2021 (12th)
Host Country: New Zealand

ICC Under – 19 Cricket World Cup:
Since: 1988
For 2018 (12th)
Host Country: Newzealand
Winner: India
Runner: Australia
Dates : 13 January to 3 February 2018

ICC Champion Trophy (Cricket):
Since: 1998
For 2017 (8th)
Host Country: England & Wales
Winner: Pakistan
Runner: India
Dates : 1st June to 18th June 2017
For 2021 (9th)
Host Country: India

ICC T-20 World Cup (Cricket)
Since: 2007
For 2016 (6th)
Host Country: India
Winner: West Indies
Runner: England
Venue : in Kolkata
For 2020 (7th)
Host Country: Australia

Trophies:
Vijay Merchant Trophy, Cooch Bihar Trophy, Sahara Trophy, Meinuddallah Cup, Syed Mustak Ali Trophy, Singer Cup, Wisdon Cup.
Related Terms:
Hat-trick, Maiden, Follow-on, Gully, Bouncer, Pull, Yorker, Googly, Hook, Duck, LBW, Pitch.

BOXING:

Women’s Boxing World Championship – 2018
Host City: New Delhi (India)
Date: November 15 – 24, 2018
Men’s World Boxing Championship – 2021:
Host Country: India

Trophies:
Federation Cup, Val Barker Trophy
Related Terms:
Rounds, Knock Out, Jab, Hook, Punch, Count down
Famous Boxing Players:
Manoj Kumar (India)
MC Mary Kom (India)
L Saritha Devi (India)
Vikash Krishna (India)
Shiva Thapa (India)
Dingo Singh (India)
Ali Qamar (India)
Amith Panghal (India)
Kavinder Singh Bisht (India)
Deepika Singh (India)

ARCHERY:

Famous Archery Players:
Deepika Kumari (India)
Bombyala Devi (India)
Laxmirani Majni (India)
Tarundeep Rai
Akash Malik (India)
Dola Benarjee
Harving Singh (India)

CHESS:

World Chess Championship (WCC):
Since: 1834
For 2018
Host city: London (UK)
Date: 9 – 28 November 2018
Winner: Magnus Carlsen
Runner: Fabiano Caruana

World Chess Olympiad
Since: 1927
2018 World Chess Olympiad (43rd)
Host city: Batumi (Georgia)
Date: 23 September – 6 October 2018
Teams: 185 (Open), 151 (Women)
Nations: 180 (Open), 146 (Women)
Champions:
Open: Women:
China – 1st China – 1st
USA – 2nd Ukraine – 2nd
Russia – 3rd Georgia – 3rd
Open: Women:
Jorge Cori (Peru) Ju Wenjun (China)

World Rapid Chess Championship:
Since: 2012
For 2018:
Winner:
Danil Dubov (Russia) – Men
Ju Wenjun (China) – Women
Place : Saint Petersberg (Russia)

Trophies:
Naidu Trophy, Khatan Trophy.

Related Terms:
Move, Check mate, Knight, Pawn, FIDE, Gambit, Double check, Promotion, Grand master, Attack, King, Queen, Rook, Bishops, draw

Famous Chess Players:
ViswanathAnandh (Tamilanadu – India)
Dronavalli Harika (India)
Koneru Hampi (India)
Hari Krishna (India)
Nihal Sarin (India)
Parimarjan Negi (India)
K Sasikiran (India)
Sandipan Chanda (India)
Dibyendu Barua (India)
Tanya Sachdeva (India)
Vaishali Narendra Salwakar (India)

SNOOKER & BILLIARDS:

Trophies:
Walker Trophy, Thamus Cup

Related Terms:
Cue, Canon, Long jenny, Short jenny, Frame, In-off, Pot

Famous Snooker Players:
Pankaj Advani (India)
Mark Selby (India)
Geet Sethi (India)
Ashok Shandilya (India)
Michael Ferreira (India)

GOLF:

Ryder Cup:
Since: 1927
2018 Ryder Cup (42nd)
Place: France,
Date: 28 – 30 September, 2018
Winner: Europe
2020 Ryder Cup (43rd)
Place: USA:
Date: 25 – 27 September, 2020
2022 Ryder Cup (44th)
Place: Italy

Trophies:
Ryder Cup, Walker Cup, Canada Cup

Related Terms:
Course, Links, Tee, Niblic, Hole, Eagle, Par, Put, Club, Iron, Rough

Famous Players:
AnirbanLahiri (India)
Viraj Madappa (India)
Jyoti Randhawa (India
Gaurav Gei (India)
Jeev Milkha Singh (India)
Arjun Atwal (India)
Shiv Kapur (India)
Sharmila Nicollet (Indo – French)

TABLE TENNIS:

Trophies:
Uthant Cup, Corbilition Cup

Related Terms:
Smash, Drop, Duece, Spin, Let, Service, Hit, Loop, Flip, Push, Chop, Block, Lob

Famous Table Tennis Players:
Achanta Sharatha Kamal (India)
Mouma Das (India)
Chetan Babur (India)
Poulomi Ghatak (India)

BASKET BALL:

FIBA Asia Cup Championship (Basketball)
Founded: 1981
No. of Teams: 10
For 2017:
Winner: Al – Riyadi (Lebanon)
Runner: China Kashgar
Place : Chenzhou (China),
Date : 22 – 30 September, 2017

FIFA Basketball World Cup – 2019
Host Country: China
Mascot: Son of Dreams

Trophies:
BC Guptha Cup, Todd Memorial Trophy, William Jones Cup

Related Terms:
Block, Dribble, Pivot, Dunk, Free throw, Lay up, Jump shot, Rebound, Point guard, Power forward

Famous Players:
Akansha Singh (India)

SQUASH:

Related Terms:
Let, Stroke, Tight, Interference, Hot ball,Game, Foot fault, Appeal, Striker, Set, Rally, Rail, Nick, Lob, Drive, Drop

Famous Squash Players:
Mark Selby
Joshna Chinnappa
Saurav Ghosal
Ritwik Bhattacharya
Dipika Pallikal (India)

SHOOTING:

World Shooting Championship – 2018
Place: Changwon (South Korea)
Date: 2 – 14 September 2018

Famous Shooters:
Vijay Kumar (India)
Gagan Narang (India)
Abinav Bindra (India)
Samresh Jang (India)
Jaspal Rana (India)
Anjali Bhagwat (India)
Manvjit Singh Sandhu (India)
Udhayveer Singh (India)
Hriday Hazarika (India)
Ankul Mittal (India)
Rahi Sarnobat (India)
Saurabh Chaudhary (India)
Heen Sindhu (India)
Muskan Bhanwala (India)
Anish Banwala (India)
Manu Bhaker (India)

WRESTLING:

World Wrestling Championships (WWC)
Since: 1904
Dates: September – October
Team Types: Men’s freestyle + Men’s Greco Roman+ Women’s freestyle
2018 World Wrestling Championships (15th):
Host City: Budapest (Hungary)
Date: October 20 – 28, 2018
2018 World Junior Wrestling Championship
Host City: Tranav (Slovekia)
Date: 17 – 23 September 2018

Asian Wrestling Championships
2018 Asian Wrestling Championships
Host city: Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan)
Date: 28th February – 4th March 2018
Champions:
Men’s freestyle: Uzbekistan
Men’s Greco – Roman: Kyrgyzstan
Women’s freestyle: China
2019 Asian Wrestling Championship:
Host city: Ashgabat (Turkmenistan)

Related Terms:
Action, Arm Control, Arm throw, Base Bridge, Bridge out, Bridge down, Bout, Clamping, Default, Decision, Disqualification, Escape, Pin, Reversal, Stalemate, Freestyle , Folkstyle, Illegal hold, Near fall , Take down

Famous Wrestling Players:
Sushil Kumar (India)
Dalip Singh Rana (India)
Dara Singh (India)
Yogeswar Dutt (India)
Sakshi Malik (India)
Gober Goha (India)
Panne Lal Yadav (India)
Narsing Pancham Yadav (India)
Bajarang Punia (India)
Geeta Pogat (India)
Vinesh Pogat (India)

WEIGHTLIFTING:

Related Terms:
Bounce, Complex, Concentric, Eccentric, Double Knee, Bend, Drive position, Fist pull, Hang, Hook grip, Power, Scoop, Split, Straps

Famous Weightlifting Players:
N Kunjarani Devi (India)
Karanam Malleswari (India)
Jeremy Lalrinnunga (India)
Poonam Yadav (India)

Olympic Games:
Since: 1896
For 2016 (31st)
Host Country: Rio de Janerio (Brazil)
Motto : A New World
Participated Countries: 207
Date : 5 – 21 August 2016
United States (1st):
46 (Gold) 37 (Silver) 38 (Bronze)
Great Britain (2nd):
27 (Gold) 23 (Silver) 17 (Bronze)
China (3rd):
26 (Gold) 18 (Silver) 26 (Bronze)
2020 Summer Olympics (32nd)
Host City: Tokyo (Japan)
Motto : Mlraitowa (Enternal Future)
Date : 24 July to 9 August, 2020
2024 Summer Olympics (33rd):
Paris (France)
2028 Summer Olympics (34th):
Los Angeles (USA)

Winter Olympic Games:
Since: 1924
2018 Winter Olympics (23rd):
Hoct City: Pyeongchang (South Korea)
Motto : Passion, Connected
Date : 9 – 25 February 2018

Summer Paralympic Games:
Since: 1960
For 2020(16th):
Host Coutnry: Japan
Motto: Someity (So mighty)
Date: August 25 to September 6
For 2024 (17th)
Host Country: Paris

Winter Paralympic Games:
Since: 1976
For 2018(12th):
Host City: Pyeongchang (South Korea)
Motto: Passion Connected
Date: 9 March to 18 March
Participated Countries: 49
United State (USA) – 1st
Gold – 13 Silver – 15 Bronze – 8 (Total – 36)
Neutral Paralympic Athletes (NPA) – 2nd
Gold – 8 Silver – 10 Bronze – 6 (Total – 24)
Canada – 3rd
Gold – 8 Silver – 4 Bronze – 16 (Total – 28)
For 2022 (13th)
Host City: Beijing (China)
Motto: Joyful Rendezvous Upon Pure Ice and Snow
Date: 4 March to 13 March

Youth Olympic Games:
Founder: Johann Rosenzopf (Austria)

Summer Youth Olympic Games:
Since: 2010
2018 Summer Youth Olympic Games (3rd):
Host city: Buenos Aires (Argentina)
Date: 6 – 18 October 2018
Motto: Feel the Future
Nations: 206
Events: 239 in 32 sports
Russia (1st)
Gold – 29 Silver – 18 Bronze – 12 => 59
China (2nd)
Gold – 18 Silver – 9 Bronze – 9 => 36
Japan (3rd)
Gold – 15 Silver – 12 Bronze – 12 => 39
India (17th)
Gold – 3 Silver – 9 Bronze – 1 => 13
2022 Summer Youth Olympic Games (4th)
Host city: Dakar (Senegal)

Winter Youth Olympic Games
Since: 2012
2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games (3rd)
Host city: Lausanne (Switzerland)
Date: 9 – 22 January 2018

Asian Games
Since: 1951
2018 Asian Games (18th):
Host City: Jakarta + Palenbang (Indonesia)
Date: August 18th to 2nd September – 2018
Motto: Energy of Asia
Mascot: Bhin Bhin, Kaka, Atang
Nations participating: 45 countries
Events: 465 in 40 sports
2018 Asian Games (18th):
China (1st Place)
Gold – 132 Silver – 92 Bronze – 65 Total – 289
Japan (2nd Place)
Gold – 75 Silver – 56 Bronze – 74 Total – 205
South Korea (3rd Place)
Gold – 49 Silver – 58 Bronze – 70 Total – 177
India (8th Place)
Gold – 15 Silver – 24 Bronze – 30 Total – 69
2022 Asian Games (19th)
Host City: Hangzhou (China)
Date: 10 – 25 September, 2022

Asian Athletics Championships:
Since: 1973
2017 Asian Athletics Championships (22nd)
Host City : Bubaneswar, Odisha (India)
Participation: 560 athletes from 41 nations
Events : 42
Date : 6 – 9 July 2017
India (1st):
Gold – 12, Silver – 5, Bronze – 12 (Total 29)
China (2nd):
Gold – 8, Silver – 9, Bronze – 4 (Total 21)
Kazakhstan (3rd):
Gold – 4, Silver – 2, Bronze – 2 (Total 8)
2019 Asian Athletics Championships (23rd)
Host City: Doha (Qatar)

Commonwealth Games:
Since: 1930
2018 Commonwealth Games (21st):
Host City: Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
Date : 4 – 15 April 2018
For 2022 (22nd): Barmingham (England)

Famous Players
Tejinder Pal Singh Toor (Athlete – Runnig)
Dutee Chand (Indian Runner)
Neeraj Chopra (Indian Javelin Thrower)
Manjit Singh (Indian Runner)
Jinson Johnson (Indian Runner)
Vikas Gowda (Discus Thrower)

Science and technology GK pdf

Father of Indian Space Technology = Vikram Sarabhai
Father of Indian Nuclear Program = Homi J Baba
Father of Indian Missile Technology = APJ Abdul Kalam
The Supreme Commander of the Defence System in India = The President of India
The first Defence Minister of India = Baldev Singh
Headquarters of Indian Army + Indian Airforce + Indian Navy = New Delhi
National Defence Academy = Khadakwasla – Pune
National Defence College = New Delhi
College of Naval Warfare = Mumbai
Navigation and Signals School = Hyderabad
Airforce Academy = Hyderabad
Airforce Administrative College = Coimbattore
Helicopter Training School = Avadi
College of Air Warfare = Secunderabad
Airforce Technical College = Jalahalli
Institute of Aviation & Medicine = Bangalore
Indian Airforce Museum = New Delhi

Some Important Missiles of India

Surface to Surface:-

Ballistic Missiles:
Agni – V, Agni – VI, Surya (Intercontinental)
Agni –III, Agni – IV (Intermediate Range)
Agni – I, Agni – II (Medium Range)
Prithvi – I, II & III, Prahar (Short Range)
K – 15, K – 4, K – 5, Sagarika , Dhanush (Submarine Launched)
Prahar (Tactical Missile)

Cruise Missiles:
BrahMos – II, Shourya (Hypersonic)
BrahMos – I (Supersonic)
Nirbhay (Subsonic)

Surface To Air:
Akash (Medium Range)
Trishul, Maitri (Short Range)
Advanced Air Defence (Anti Ballistic Missile)

Air To Surface:
BrahMos – II (Hypersonic)
BrahMos – I (Supersonic)
Nirbhay (Subsonic)

Air To Air:
Astra, Novator, K – 100, Python,

List of joint military exercises of India

Indian Army:
Slogan: Service Before Self
Chief of Indian Army = General Bipin Rawat

Joint Operation
COPE = USA
Garuda Shakti = Indonesia
Kuruksheta = Singapore
Hand in Hand = China
Nomadic Elephant = Magnolia
Operation- X = Maldives
Surya- Kiran = Nepal
Yudh Abyas = USA
Lamity = Seychelles
Ekuverin = Maldives
Mitra Shakti = Sri Lanka
Shakti = France
Shatrujeet = USA
PRABAL DOSTYK = Kazakhstan
Ajeya Warrior = UK
Sampriti = Bangladesh
Austra Hindu = Australia
Khanjar = Kyrgyzsthan
Al – nagab = Oman
Harimanu Shakti = Malaysia
VINBAX => Viethnam
Maitree = Thailand
KAZIND = Kazakhstan
Dharma Guardian = Japan

List of Joint Navy Exercises of India

Indian Navy:
Slogan: May be the Lord of the Water be Auspicious unto us
Chief of Indian Navy: Sunil Lanba

Joint Operations
Varuna = France
Indra = Russia
Indiex = USA
IBSAMAR = Brazil & South Africa
Slinex = Sri Lanka
Dosti = Sri Lanka
Komodo = Indonesia & other countries
Shade = Japan & China
CORPAT = Indonesia
Konkan = UK
Malabar = USA & Japan
Simbex = Singapore
Jimex = Japan
Nasim Albarh = Oman
Milan = with 14 countries
AusiIndex = Australia
Sahyog HOP TAC =Vietnam

List of Joint Air force Exercises of India

Indian Air force:
Slogan: Touch the Sky with the Glory
Chief of Indian Airforce: Birender Singh Dhanona

Joint Operations
Garuda = France
Aviva Indhra = Russia
Red Flag = USA
Cope India = USA
Blue Flag = Israel
Indradhanush or Rainbow = UK
Desert Eagle = UAE
Eastern Bridge = Oman
Sian Bhart = Thailand
Pitch Black = Australia

ISRO DRDO CSIR VSSR HAL Organizations

Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO)
Established: 15th August 1969
Head Office: Bengaluru
Slogan : Space Technology in the Service of Humankind
Chairman : K Sivan

Defence Research & Development Organization (DRDO)
Established: 1958
Head Office: New Delhi
Slogan : Strength’s origin is in Science
Director : Dr. S Christopher

Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR)
Established: 26th September 1942
Head Office: New Delhi
Director : Girish Sahani

Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC):
Established: November 21, 1963
Head Office: Tiruvananthapuram (Kerala)
Director: S Somanath

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL):
Formation: 1940
Headquarters: Bengalore
Products: Transport aircraft, Fighter aircraft &
Helicopters
Chairman: R. Madhavan

Green revolution India

Kharif:
June to October
Rice, Ragi, Cotton, Jute

Rabi:
November to March
Wheat, Barley, Mustard

Ziad:
April to May
Groundnut

Food Crops:
Rice, Wheat, Barley, Ragi, Millet, Maize, Jower
Fiber Crops:
Cotton, Jute, Mista, Silk, Hemp
Cash Crops:
Sugar cane, Papaya, Potato, Onion, Tobacco
Plantation:
Coffee, Rubber, Tea
Oil Seeds
Coconut, Ground nut, Linseed, Rap seed, Mustard, Sesame, Sun flower, Soya been

Rice:
Andhra Pradesh, West Bengal
Wheat:
Punjab, Uttar Pradesh
Sugarcane:
Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Tamilanadu
Ground nut:
Andhra Pradesh, Bihar
Tobacco:
Andhra Pradesh
Cotton:
Maharashtra
Coconut:
Kerala, West Bengal
Barley:
Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh
Coffee:
Karnataka
Tea:
Assam
Silk:
Karnataka
Spices:
Kerala
Rubber:
Kerala
Chillies:
Andhra Pradesh
Onions:
Maharashtra

Green Revolution : Food grains
White Revolution : Milk
Yellow Revolution : Oil seeds
Blue Revolution : Fish
Pink Revolution : Pharmaceutical
Brown Revolution : Leather productions
Grey Revolution : Fertilizers
Silver Revolution : Poultry
Golden Fiber : Jute Productions
Black Revolution : Petroleum products
Round Revolution : Potato

Father of Green Revolution = Norman Borlang (World), M S Swaminathan (India)
Father of White Revolution = Vargees Khurian

Indian books and authors

1) Driven: The Virat Kohli Story by Vijay Lokapally
2) One Indian Girl by Chetan Bhagat
3) The Ministry of Utmost Happiness by Arundhati Roy
4) Kunjamma Ode to a Nightingale: M S Subbalaxmi by Laxmi viswanathan
5) Six Machine (Auto Biography) by Chirs Gayle
6) An Era of Darkness: The British Empire in India by Shashi Tharoor
7) The People’s President A P J Abdul Kalam by S M Khan
8) I Do What I Do : On Reform, Rhetoric & Resolve by Raghuram Rajan
9) Two by Gulzar
10) Hema Malini: Beyond the Dream Girl by Ram Kamal Mukherjee
11) Unstoppabel: My Life So Far by Maria Sharapova (Tennis player – Russia)
12) Majuli : Resources & Challenges by Sanjiv Kumar Borkakoti
13) Speaking Truth To Power by P. Chidhambaram
14) Delli Meri Delli: Before & After 1998 by Sheil Dikshit
15) Lethal White by J K Rowling
16) The Rule Breaker by Preeti Shenoy
17) Atal Ji Ne Kaha by Brijendra Rehi
18) 281 and Beyond by VVS Laxman (Auto Biography)
19) No Spin by Shane Warne (Auto Biography – Australia)
20) Godman to Tycoon: Untold History of Baba Ramdev by Priyanka Pathak Narayan
21) Moving on, Moving forward: A Year in Office by M. Venkaiah Naidu
22) Brief Answers to the Big Questions by Stephen Hawking
23) Maharana Pratap: The Invincible Warrior by Rima Hooja
24) Simplicity and Wisdom by Dinesh Shahra
25) Undaunted: Saving the Idea of India by P. Chidambaram
26) We Are Displaced by Malala Yousafzai
27) Indian Fiscal Federation by Y. V Reddy

OBITUARY 2018 19

MARCH – 2018
1) The British Physicist Stephen Hawking died on March – 14

JUNE – 2018
1) Odisha most popular lyricist, Narayan Prasad Singh was popularly known as ‘Rasraj’ passed away on 6th June 2018

AUGUST – 2018
1) Former Tamil Nadu CM and DMK Patriach, M Karunanidhi passed away on 7th August
2) Nobel laureate V S Naipal passed away on 11th August 2018
3) Former Lok Sabha speaker Somanath Chatterjee passed away on 13th August 2018
4) Chattisgarh Governor Balranji Das Tandon passed away on 14th August
5) Former Indian Cricket Captain Ajit Wadekar passed away on 15th August 2018
6) Former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee passed away on 16th August
7) Former UN Chief & Nobel laureate Kofi Annan passed away on 18th August
8) Eminent Indian writer & Journalist Kuladip Nayar passed away on 23rd August 2018

SEPTEMBER – 2018
1) Renowned Agricultural – Economist & Padma Bhushan laureate Vijay Shankar Vyas passed away on 12th September 2018

OCTOBER – 2018
1) Paul Allen (co – founder of Microsoft) passed away on 15th October 2018

FEBRUARY – 2019:
1) Climate scientist (Named Global Warming)Wallace Smith Broecker (USA) passed away on 18 February 2019

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