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Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award 1991 to 2016

Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna is the highest prize given to sportspersons in India. The award is named after the former Prime Minister of India, Rajiv Gandhi. The award is conferred to deserving sportspersons for exceptional and outstanding performance in various sporting disciplines such as Athletics, ...

Bharat Ratna Award Winners List From 1954 to 2016

Bharat Ratna is the highest civilian award granted by the Government of India to distinguished citizens. The award was instituted in 1954. The purpose of the Bharat Ratna is to award exceptional service or performance of the highest order without any discrimination. When the award ...

Padma Vibhushan Award Winners List From 1954 to 2016

The Padma Vibhushan is the second-highest civilian award granted by the Government of India. There is only the Bharat Ratna that is considered to be more important than this award.  The Padma Vibhushan was instituted in 1954. It is granted for exceptional service to distinguished ...

Dhyan Chand Award 2002 to 2016 | National Sports Award

Dhyan Chand Award is a prestigious prize given by the Government of India to deserving sportspersons for lifetime achievement in sports. The award was instituted in 2002 and carried a cash prize of Rs. 5 lakh, a scroll of honor and a statuette. The award ...

Arjuna Award 2016 Winners List | National Sports Award

The Arjuna Award was for long the highest national award for outstanding performance in sports by an Indian athlete in Athletics, Gymnastics, Billiards, Badminton, Boxing, Cricket, Chess, Field hockey, Shooting, Tennis, Snooker, Wrestling, and Weightlifting. It was instituted in 1961, but has since been surpassed in importance by the Rajiv ...

Dronacharya Award Winner 1985 to 2016| National Sports Award

While there are many awards offered by the Government of India to honor sportsmen and women for outstanding performances in various sports, there is only one that recognizes the contribution of coaches. It is called the Dronacharya Award and it is offered to coaches and ...

Literature Awards | Jnanpith Award, Sahitya Akademi Award

Jnanpith Award The Jnanpith Award is the most prestigious literary award presented by the Bharatiya Jnanpith to Indian writers for their outstanding contribution to literature. The award was instituted in 1961 and is bestowed to writers writing in all Indian languages that are included in the ...

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