sept 2010 awards

Posted: October 12, 2010 in Uncategorized

1. miss universe 2010 :

  • miss mexico jimena mavarrete aged 22 was crowned as miss universe 2010.
  • Asked by Olympic gold-medal figure skater evan lysacch how she felt about unsupervised internet use, Ms. Navarrete said the internet was important but parents needed to be careful & watch over their kids.
  • She was model since she was 15 years old.
  • She is 2nd Mexican beauty after lupita jones 1991 to win the miss universe title.

 

2. honor to indira Gandhi :

  • former PM of India will be conferred with special posthumous honor for her remarkable contributions to Bangladesh’s independence in 1971.
  • This is a part of government plan to acknowledge the role of foreign nationals.

 

3. leelavathi award :

  • well-known physicist – turned author , journalist & tv producer of Indian origin simon lehna singh has been selected by international mathematical union for leelavathi award.
  • In recognition of his outstanding contribution to public out reach in mathematics.
  • This award carries a cash prize of rs. 10 lakh & a citation.

 

4. bhasha samman :

  • a noted Punjabi scholar & telugu a veteran have been chosen for bhasha samman by the sahitya academy for their contributions in the field of classical & medieval literature.
  • Punjabi scholar gurudev singh has been chosen for the honor from the northern region while telugu researcher-critic korlapati sriramammurthy has been selected from the southern region.
  • Bhasha samman carries a cash prize of rs 1 lakh besides a plaque & a citation
  • It has also been announced for 8 scholars & writers in languages of avadhi, gashwali & kachcchi which are not recognized by the academy.
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