Current Events October 2015 – Awards

• Forbes India Leadership lifetime achievement award 2015 is conferred to Maruti Suzuki Chairman RC Bhargava.
• “Zubaan” movie director Mozez Singh honoured with Rising Director Asia Star award at the ongoing 20th Busan International Film Festival.
• Nobel Prize 2015 Winners
Nobel Prize in Physics
Takaaki Kajita
Tomas Lindahl
Paul Modrich, Aziz
Nobel Prize in Chemistry
Arthur B. McDonald
Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
William C. Campbell,
Satoshi Omura
Youyou Tu
Nobel Prize in Literature
Svetlana Alexievich
Nobel Prize in Peace
National Dialogue Quartet
Nobel Prize in Economics
Angus Deaton
• Tamil Nadu gov bestowed Dr Shanthi Ranganathan with “Avvaiyaar Award 2015” presented by TN CM J Jayalalithaa
• RBI governor Raghuram Rajan recognised as Central Bank Governor of the Year award for Asia 2014.
• India (40%) overtaken Israel and become the third largest startup U.S. and U.K in global startup space. Bengaluru ranked 15th globally.
• Cristiano Ronaldo honoured with fourth GoldenBoot in Madrid.
• Delhi Metro’s bagged ranked first in “information during travel” and holds second position in “train cleanliness and comfort”.
• India’s “An Old Dog’s Diary” wins Best short film award at London Film Festival 2015.
• Kerala’s Thekkady named as the world’s top emerging destination in the inaugural Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) CEO Challenge 2015 in Bangkok.
• South Korea’s Seong-Jin Cho won the prestigious 17th international Frederic Chopin piano competition in the Polish capital, Warsaw.
• Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe awarded with 2015 Confucius Peace Prize by China
• AB de Villiers named brand ambassador of MRF

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