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    CONTENTS

    Categories Topics Page No

    Awards Indian Awards 1

    International Awards 9

    Corporate & Business Acquisitions 13

    Information on Media Companies 16

    Prominent Companies 21

    PSU - Maharatna, Navratna, Miniratna Companies 32

    Politics and Govt Heads of Constitutional Bodies 35

    Information on Countries 41

    Sports Indian Olympic Winners and Commonwealth Medals Tally 53

    IPL Franchise - Owners and Winners 55

    Major Sporting Records 57

    Tennis Grand Slams 60

    World Cups and Winners 64

    MiscellaneousImportant Global Economic, Peace and Environmental

    Organizations66

    People and Sobriquets 70

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    Indian Awards

    Dadasaheb Phalke Awards

    Sr.No. Year Winner Role of Winner

    1 2011 Soumitra Chatterjee Actor

    2 2010 K. Balachander Director

    3 2009 D. Ramanaidu Producer, Director

    4 2008 V. K. Murthy Cinematographer

    5 2007 Manna Dey Playback singer

    6 2006 Tapan Sinha Director

    7 2005 Shyam Benegal Director

    8 2004 Adoor Gopalakrishnan Director

    9 2003 Mrinal Sen Director

    10 2002 Dev Anand Actor, Director, Producer

    11 2001 Yash Chopra Director, Producer

    12 2000 Asha Bhosle Playback singer13 1999 Hrishikesh Mukherjee Director

    14 1998 B. R. Chopra Director, Producer

    15 1997 Pradeep Lyricist

    16 1996 Sivaji Ganesan Actor

    17 1995 Rajkumar Actor, Singer

    18 1994 Dilip Kumar Actor

    19 1993 Majrooh Sultanpuri Lyricist

    20 1992 Bhupen Hazarika Musician, singer, poet, filmmaker, lyricist

    21 1991 Bhalji Pendharkar Director, Producer, Screenwriter

    22 1990 Akkineni Nageswara Rao Actor

    23 1989 Lata Mangeshkar Playback singer

    24 1988 Ashok Kumar Actor

    25 1987 Raj Kapoor Actor, Director, Producer

    26 1986 Bommireddy Nagi Reddy Producer

    27 1985 V. Shantaram Actor, Director, Producer

    28 1984 Satyajit Ray Director

    29 1983 Durga Khote Actress

    30 1982 L. V. Prasad Actor, Director, Producer

    31 1981 Naushad Music Director

    32 1980 Paidi Jairaj Actor, Director

    33 1979 Sohrab Modi Actor, Director, Producer

    34 1978 Raichand Boral Music Director, Director

    35 1977 Nitin Bose Cinematographer, Director,Screenwriter

    36 1976 Kanan Devi Actress

    37 1975 Dhirendranath Ganguly Actor, Director

    38 1974 Bommireddy Narasimha Reddy Director

    39 1973 Ruby Myers(Sulochana) Actress

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    Sr.No. Year Winner Role of Winner

    40 1972 Pankaj Mullick Music Director

    41 1971 Prithviraj Kapoor Actor

    42 1970 B. N. Sircar Producer

    43 1969 Devika Rani Chaudhuri Roerich Actress

    Arjuna Awards

    Sr.No. Year Winner Sport

    1 2012 Deepika Kumari Archery

    2 2012 Laishram Bombayla Devi Archery

    3 2012 Sudha Singh Athletics

    4 2012 Kavita Ramdas Raut Athletics

    5 2012 Ashwani Ponnappa Badminton

    6 2012 Parupalli Kashyap Badminton

    7 2012 Aditya S Mehta Billiards and Snooker

    8 2012 Vikas Krishan Boxing

    9 2012 Yuvraj Singh Cricket

    10 2012 Sardar Singh Hockey

    11 2012 Yashpal Solanki Judo

    12 2012 Anup Kumar Kabaddi

    13 2012 Samir Suhag Polo

    14 2012 Annu Raj Singh Shooting

    15 2012 Omkar Singh Shooting

    16 2012 Joydeep Karmakar Shooting

    17 2012 Deepika Pallikal Squash

    18 2012 Sandeep Sejwal Swimming

    19 2012 Ngangbam Sonia Chanu Weightlifting

    20 2012 Narsingh Yadav Wrestling

    21 2012 Rajinder Kumar Wrestling

    22 2012 Geeta Phogat Wrestling

    23 2012 M. Bimoljit Singh Wushu

    24 2012 Deepa Malik Athletics Paralympics

    25 2012 Ramkaran Singh Athletics Paralympics

    26 2011 Rahul Banerjee Archery

    27 2011 Preeja Sreedharan Athletics

    28 2011 Jwala Gutta Badminton

    29 2011 Suranjoy Singh Boxing

    30 2011 Zaheer Khan Cricket

    31 2011 Sunil Chettri Football

    32 2011 Ashish Kumar Gymnastics

    33 2011 Rajpal Singh Hockey

    34 2011 Tejaswini bai Kabaddi

    35 2011 Rakesh Kumar Kabaddi

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    Sr.No. Year Winner Sport

    36 2011 Somdev Devvarman Lawn Tennis

    37 2011 Tejaswini Sawant Shooting

    38 2011 Virdhawal Khade Swimming

    39 2011 Sanjay Kumar Volley Ball

    40 2011 Katulu Ravi Kumar Weightlifting

    41 2011 Rajinder Singh Wrestling

    42 2010 Joseph Abraham Athletics

    43 2010 Krishna Punia Athletics

    44 2010 Jagseer Singh Athletics Paralympics

    45 2010 Dinesh Kumar Boxing

    46 2010 Parimarjan Negi Chess

    47 2010 Jhulan Goswami Cricket

    48 2010 Deepak Kumar Mondal Football

    49 2010 Jasjeet Kaur Handa Hockey

    50 2010 Dinesh Kabaddi

    51 2010 Sanjeev Rajput Shooting

    52 2010 Rehan Poncha Swimming

    53 2010 K. J. Kapil Dev Volley Ball

    54 2010 Rajiv Tomar Wrestling

    55 2009 Mangal Singh Champia Archery

    56 2009 Sinimol Paulose Athletics

    57 2009 Saina Nehwal Badminton

    58 2009 L. Sarita Devi Boxing

    59 2009 Tania Sachdev Chess

    60 2009 Gautam Gambhir Cricket61 2009 Surinder Kaur Hockey

    62 2009 Ignace Tirkey Hockey

    63 2009 Satish Joshi Rowing

    64 2009 Ronjan Sodhi Shooting

    65 2009 Poulomi Ghatak Table Tennis

    66 2009 Yogeshwar Dutt Wrestling

    67 2009 Girdhari Lal Yadav Yachting

    Bharat Ratna Awards

    Sr.No. Year Winner Profession

    1 2008 Bhimsen Joshi Hindustani classical singer

    2 2001 Bismillah Khan Hindustani classical shehnai player

    3 2001 Lata Mangeshkar Playback singer

    4 1999 Gopinath BordoloiPosthumous, independence activist, Chief

    Minister of Assam

    5 1999 Amartya Sen Economist

    6 1999 Ravi Shankar Sitar player

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    Sr.No. Year Winner Profession

    7 1999 Jayaprakash NarayanPosthumous, independence activist and

    politician

    8 1998 Chidambaram Subramaniam Independence activist, Minister of Agriculture

    9 1998 M. S. Subbulakshmi Carnatic classical singer

    10 1997 Aruna Asaf Ali Posthumous, independence activist

    11 1997 Gulzarilal Nanda Independence activist, interim Prime Minister

    12 1997 A. P. J. Abdul Kalam Aeronautical Engineer,11th President of India

    13 1992 Satyajit Ray Bengali filmmaker

    14 1992 J. R. D. Tata Industrialist and philanthropist

    15 1992 Abul Kalam AzadPosthumous, independence activist, first

    Minister of Education

    16 1991 Morarji Desai Independence activist, fourth Prime Minister

    17 1991 Vallabhbhai PatelPosthumous, independence activist, first Home

    Minister

    18 1991 Rajiv Gandhi Posthumous, Sixth Prime Minister

    19 1990 Nelson MandelaSecond non-citizen and first non-Indianrecipient, Leader of the Anti-Apartheid

    movement

    20 1990 B. R. AmbedkarPosthumous, chief architect of the Indian

    Constitution, politician, economist, and scholar

    21 1988 M. G. RamachandranPosthumous, film actor, Chief Minister of Tamil

    Nadu

    22 1987 Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan First non-citizen, independence activist

    23 1983 Vinoba BhavePosthumous, social reformer, independence

    activist

    24 1980 Mother TeresaCatholic nun, founder of the Missionaries of

    Charity

    25 1976 K. KamarajPosthumous, independence activist, Chief

    Minister of Tamil Nadu State

    26 1975 V. V. Giri Trade unionist and fourth President

    27 1971 Indira Gandhi Third Prime Minister

    28 1966 Lal Bahadur ShastriPosthumous, independence activist, second

    Prime Minister

    29 1963 Pandurang Vaman Kane Indologist and Sanskrit scholar

    30 1963 Zakir Hussain Scholar, third President

    31 1962 Rajendra Prasad Independence activist, jurist, first President

    32 1961 Purushottam Das Tandon Independence activist, educator

    33 1961 Bidhan Chandra Roy Physician, Chief Minister of West Bengal34 1958 Dhondo Keshav Karve Educator, social reformer

    35 1957 Govind Ballabh PantIndependence activist, Chief Minister of Uttar

    Pradesh, Home Minister

    36 1955 Jawaharlal NehruIndependence activist, author, first Prime

    Minister

    37 1955 Mokshagundam Visvesvarayya Civil engineer, Diwan of Mysore

    38 1955 Bhagwan Das Independence activist, author

    39 1954 Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan Philosopher, second President

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    Sr.No. Year Winner Profession40 1954 C. V. Raman Physicist

    41 1954 Chakravarti Rajagopalachari Independence activist, last Governor-General

    Dronacharya Awards

    Sr.No. Year Person Sport1 2012 B.I. Fernadez Boxing

    2 2012 Bhavani Mukharjee Table Tennis

    3 2012 J.S. Bhatia Athletics

    4 2012 Satyapal Singh Para Sports(Athletics)

    5 2012 Harendra Singh Hockey

    6 2012 Yashvir Singh Wrestling

    7 2012 Sunil Dabas Kabaddi

    8 2012 Virendra Poonia Athletics

    9 2011 Rajinder Singh Hockey

    10 2011 Kuntal Roy Athletics11 2011 Ramphal Athletics

    12 2011 Devender Kumar Rathore Gymnastics

    13 2011 Inukurthi Venkateshwara Rao Boxing

    14 2010 L Ibomcha Singh Boxing

    15 2010 Subhash B Aggarwal Billiards & Snooker

    16 2010 Ajay Kumar Bansal Hockey

    17 2010 Captain Chandrup Wrestling

    18 2010 AK Kutty Athletics

    19 2009 Jaidev Bisht Boxing

    20 2009 Baldev Singh Hockey

    21 2009 J. Uday Kuma