List of famous awards List of famous awards

List of famous awardsList of famous awards

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Award Name Award Area
Abel Maths
Arjuna Sports
Ashok Chakra Civilians
Avicenna Prize Ethics in Science
Bharat Ratna Art, Science, Public Service, Sports
Bhatnagar Science
Bihari Award Literature
Bowelay Agriculture
Dada Sahib Phalke Film
Dhanwantri Medical Science
Dronacharya Award Sports Coaches
Grammy Music
Heinz Award Arts & Humanities, Environment,Human Condition,Public Policy,Technology, Economy and Employment
Jnanpith Literature
Juliet Curie Award Peace
Kalidas Samman Classical Music, Classical Dance and Arts
Kalinga Science
Man Booker Literature
Merlin Magic
Nobel Prize Peace, Literature, Economics, Physics, Chemistry, Medical Science
Norman Borlaug Award Field Research & Application
Oscar Film
Param Vir Chakra Military
Pulitzer Journalism and Literature
Ramanujan Prize Mathematics
Sahitya Akademi Award Literature
Saraswati Samman Literature
Swathi Sangeetha Puraskar Music
Tansen Award Music.
Vachspati Samman Sanskrit Literature
Vyas Samman Literature
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List of World Heritage Sites in India


Agra Fort .
Ajanta Caves .
Ancient Buddhist Site, Sarnath, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh .
Bhitarkanika Conservation Area .
Buddhist Monastery Complex, Alchi, Leh, known as Alchi Chos-kor .
Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi .
Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park .
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus formerly Victoria Terminus .
Churches and Convents of Goa .
Churchgate - Extension to Mumbai CST .
Desert National Park .
Dholavira: a Harappan City, Gujarat, Disstt, Kachchh .
Elephanta Caves .
Ellora Caves .
Excavated Remains at Nalanda .
Fatehpur Sikri .
Golconda Fort, Hyderbad, Andhra Pradesh .
Great Himalayan National Park .
Great Living Chola Temples .
Group of Monuments at Hampi .
Group of Monuments at M...




Onam, the biggest and the most important festival of the state of Kerala is celebrated with joy and enthusiasm all over the state by people of all communities. Onam is an annual Hindu festival with origins in the state of Kerala in India. It falls in the Malayalam calendar month of Chingam, which in Gregorian calendar overlaps with August–September. .

The festival commemorates the Mahabali, Vamana (Vishnu avatar), Kashyapa and Parashurama-related mythologies of Hinduism. Onam carnival continues for ten days, starting from the day of Atham and culminating on Thiruvonam. Atham and Thiruvonam are the most important days for Onam festivities. The day of Atham is decided by the position of stars. Onam festival commences from lunar asterism (a cluster of stars smaller than a constellation) Atham (Hastha) that appears ten days before asterism Onam or Thiruvonam.

Questions related Onam. അത്തം മുതൽ ഉത്രാ...


Major Awards in India


Military Awards .

Param Vir Chakra: Param Vir Chakra is India\'s highest military decoration awarded for the displaying distinguished acts of valour during wartime. The name of the award translates as the "Wheel of the Ultimate Brave".

Mahavir Chakra: The Maha Vir Chakra is the second highest military decoration in India, and is awarded for acts of conspicuous gallantry in the presence of the enemy.

Vir Chakra: Vir Chakra is the third highest military decoration in India, and presented for acts of bravery in the battlefield.

Ashok Chakra: The Ashoka Chakra is India\'s highest peacetime military decoration awarded for valour, courageous action or self-sacrifice away from the battlefield. The decoration may be awarded either to military or civilian personnel. .

Kirti Chakra: The Kirti Chakra is Second in o...