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January 2012 Award Current Affairs

January 2012

The Padma awards for the year 2012 were announced on the eve of India’s 63rd Republic Day. The Awards comprises 5 Padma Vibhushan, 27 Padma Bhushan and 77 Padma Shri Awards. 
Padma Vibhushan
1.Shri K G Subramanyan - Art-Painting & Sculpture - West Bengal
2.Late Shri Mario De Miranda - Art-Cartoonist - Goa
3.Late (Dr.)Bhupen Hazarika - Art- Vocal Music - Assam
4.Dr. Kantilal Hastimal Sancheti - Medicine - Orthopedics - Maharashtra
5.Shri T V Rajeswar - Civil Service - Delhi

Padma Bhushan 

Smt. Shabana Azmi - Art - Cinema - Maharashtra
Shri Khaled Choudhury - Art - Theatre - West Bengal
Shri Jatin Das - Art - Painting - Delhi
Pandit Buddhadev Das Gupta - Art - Instrumental Music - Sarod - West Bengal
Shri Dharmendra Singh Deol alias Dharmendra - Art - Cinema - Maharashtra
Dr. Trippunithwra Viswanathan Gopalkrishnan - Art - Classical vocal and instrumental music - Tamil Nadu
Ms. Mira Nair - Art - Cinema - Delhi
Shri M.S. Gopalakrishnan - Art - Instrumental Music-Violin - Tamil Nadu
Shri Anish Kapoor - Art - Sculpture - UK*
Shri Satya Narayan Goenka - Social Work - Maharashtra
Dr. (Judge) Patibandla Chandrasekhar Rao - Public Affairs - Germany*
Shri George Yong-Boon Yeo - Public Affairs - Singapore*
Prof. Shashikumar Chitre - Science and Engineering - Maharashtra
Dr. M S Raghunathan - Science and Engineering - Maharashtra
Shri Subbiah Murugappa Vellayan - Trade and Industry - Tamil Nadu
Shri Balasubramanian Muthuraman - Trade and Industry - Maharashtra
Dr. Suresh H. Advani - Medicine - Oncology - Maharashtra
Dr. Noshir H Wadia - Medicine-Neurology - Maharashtra
Dr. Devi Prasad Shetty - Medicine-Cardiology - Karnataka
Prof. (Dr.) Shantaram Balwant Mujumdar - Literature and Education - Maharashtra
Prof. Vidya Dehejia - Literature and Education - USA*
Prof. Arvind Panagariya - Literature and Education - USA*
Dr. Jose Pereira - Literature and Education - USA*
Dr. Homi K. Bhabha - Literature and Education - UK *
Shri N Vittal - Civil Service - Kerala
Shri Mata Prasad - Civil Service - Uttar Pradesh
Shri Ronen Sen - Civil Service - West Bengal 
Padma Shri awardees are - 
Shri Vanraj Bhatia - Art - Music - Maharashtra
Shri Zia Fariduddin Dagar - Art - Music - vocal - Maharashtra
Smt. Nameirakpam Ibemni Devi - Art - Music- Khongjom Parba - Manipur
Shri Ramachandra Subraya Hegde Chittani - Art - Yakshagana dance drama - Karnataka
Shri Moti Lal Kemmu - Art - Playwright - Jammu and Kashmir
Shri Shahid Parvez Khan - Art - Instrumental Music-Sitar - Maharashtra
Shri Mohan Lal Kumhar - Art - Terracotta - Rajasthan
Shri Sakar Khan Manganiar - Art - Rajasthani Folk Music - Rajasthan
Smt. Joy Michael - Art - Theatre - Delhi
Dr. Minati Mishra - Art - Indian Classical Dance-Odissi. - Orissa
Shri Natesan Muthuswamy - Art - Theatre. - Tamil Nadu
Smt. R. Nagarathnamma - Art - Theatre - Karnataka
Shri Kalamandalm Sivan Nambootiri - Art - Indian Classical Dance- Kutiyattam - Kerala
Smt. Yamunabai Waikar - Art - Indian Folk Music-Lavani. - Maharashtra
Shri Satish Alekar - Art - Playwright - Maharashtra
Pandit Gopal Prasad Dubey - Art - Chhau dance and choreography - Jharkhand
Shri Ramakant Gundecha and Shri Umakant Gundecha# - Art - Indian Classical Music- Vocal - Madhya Pradesh
Shri Anup Jalota - Art-Indian Classical Music- Vocal - Maharashtra
Shri Soman Nair Priyadarsan - Art - Cinema- Direction - Kerala
Shri Sunil Janah - Art-Photography - Assam
Ms. Laila Tyebji - Art-Handicrafts - Delhi
Shri Vijay Sharma - Art-Painting - Himachal Pradesh
Smt. Shamshad Begum - Social Work - Chattisgarh
Smt. Reeta Devi - Social Work - Delhi
Dr. P.K. Gopal - Social Work - Tamil Nadu
Smt. Phoolbasan Bai Yadav - Social Work - Chattisgarh
Dr. G. Muniratnam - Social Work - Andhra Pradesh
Shri Niranjan Pranshankar Pandya - Social Work - Maharashtra
Dr. Uma Tuli - Social Work - Delhi
Shri Sat Paul Varma - Social Work - Jammu and Kashmir
Smt.Binny Yanga - Social Work - Arunachal Pradesh
Shri Yezdi Hirji Malegam - Public Affairs - Maharashtra
Shri Pravin H. Parekh - Public Affairs - Delhi
Dr. V. Adimurthy - Science and Engineering - Kerala
Dr. Krishna Lal Chadha - Science and Engineering - Agriculture - Delhi
Prof. Virander Singh Chauhan - Science and Engineering - Delhi
Prof. Rameshwar Nath Koul Bamezai - Science and Engineering - Jammu and Kashmir
Dr. Vijaypal Singh - Science and Engineering - Agricultural Research - Uttar Pradesh
Dr. Lokesh Kumar Singhal - Science and Engineering - Punjab
Dr. Yagnaswami Sundara Rajan - Science and Engineering - Karnataka
Prof. Jagadish Shukla - Science and Engineering - USA*
Ms. Priya Paul - Trade and Industry - Delhi
Shri Shoji Shiba - Trade and Industry - Japan*
Shri Gopinath Pillai - Trade and Industry - Singapore*
Shri Arun Hastimal Firodia - Trade and Industry - Maharashtra
Dr. Swati A. Piramal - Trade and Industry - Maharashtra
Prof. Mahdi Hasan - Medicine-Anatomy - Uttar Pradesh
Dr. Viswanathan Mohan - Medicine - Diabetology - Tamil Nadu
Dr. J. Hareendran Nair - Medicine - Ayurveda - Kerala
Dr. Vallalarpuram Sennimalai Natarajan - Medicine - Geriatrics - Tamil Nadu
Dr. Jitendra Kumar Singh - Medicine - Oncology - Bihar
Dr. Shrinivas S. Vaishya - Medicine-Healthcare - Daman and Diu
Dr. Nitya Anand - Medicine - Drugs Research - Uttar Pradesh
Late Dr. Jugal Kishore - Medicine - Homoeopathy - Delhi *
Dr. Mukesh Batra - Medicine-Homeopathy - Maharashtra
Dr. Eberhard Fischer - Literature and Education - Switzerland*
Shri Kedar Gurung - Literature and Education - Sikkim
Shri Surjit Singh Patar - Literature and Education - Poetry - Punjab
Shri Vijay Dutt Shridhar - Literature and Education - Journalism - Madhya Pradesh
Shri Irwin Allan Sealy - Literature and Education - Uttarakhand
Ms. Geeta Dharmarajan - Literature and Education - Delhi
Prof. Sachchidanand Sahai - Literature and Education - Haryana
Smt. Pepita Seth - Literature and Education - Kerala
Dr. Ralte L. Thanmawia - Literature and Education - Mizoram
Shri Ajeet Bajaj - Sports - Skiing - Delhi
Smt. Jhulan Goswami - Sports - Women`s Cricket - West Bengal
Shri Zafar Iqbal - Sports-Hockey - Uttar Pradesh
Shri Devendra Jhajrija - Sports - Athletics- Paralympics - Rajasthan
Shri Limba Ram - Sports - Archery - Rajasthan
Shri Syed Mohammed Arif - Sports - Badminton - Andhra Pradesh
Prof. Ravi Chaturvedi - Sports- Commentary - Delhi
Shri Prabhakar Vaidya - Sports-Physical Education - Maharashtra
Shri T. Venkatapathi Reddiar - Others-Horticulture - Puducherry
Dr. K. (Kota) Ullas Karanth - Others-Wildlife Conservation and Environment Protection - Karnataka
Shri K Paddayya - Others-Archaeology - Maharashtra
Shri Swapan Guha - Others-Ceramics - Rajasthan
Dr. Kartikeya V. Sarabhai - Others - Environmental Education - Gujarat 
President of India Pratibha Patil conferred the Ashoka Chakra on Lt. Navdeep Singh (posthumous) on the occasion of the 63rd Republic Day Parade 2012 in New Delhi. He was awarded the Ashoka Chakra for single-handedly eliminating four infiltrating terrorists on 20 August 20 2011.He was Ghatak Platoon Commander of 15 Maratha Light Infantry deployed in the High Altitude Area near the Line of Control. President also approved the award of three Kirti Chakra. For Lt. Col. Kamaldeep Singh , Capt. Ashutosh Kumar and Lt. Sushil Khajuria. 
Bollywood music director Rajesh Roshan was elected for the Latamangeshkar award-2011 which was sponsored by government of Madhya Pradesh.
 
 
69th Annual Golden Globe Awards were held in Beverly Hills, California on 15 January 15 2012. The Artist, the French movie , directed by Michel Hazanavicius won three awards. 
Some of the winners of the 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards is as follows. Best Picture: Drama- The Descendants, Best Actor: Drama- George Clooney (The Descendants), Best Actress: Drama- Meryl Streep (The Iron Lady), Best Director- Martin Scorsese(Hugo), BestForeign Language Film- A Separation (Iran), Best Animated Film- The Adventures of Tintin. 
 

 Ramnath Goenka Awards for Excellence in Journalism 2012 function was held in New Delhi on 16 January 2012. Vice President of India, Hamid ansari gave away the awards. The Pioneer’s J Gopikrishnan and CNBC-TV18’s Udayan Mukherjee were adjudged Journalist of the Year at the 5th Ramnath Goenka Awards for Excellence in Journalism.CNN-IBN bagged three prestigious awards in various categories. The awards will cover the entire range of Indian media, Print & Broadcast, in English & Indian languages.The Ramnath Goenka foundation was set up in 1992 in the memory of late Ramnath Goenka, founder of The Indian Express, to encourage and propagate high-quality, objective journalism.

Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari, conferred an honorary Doctor of Literature (honoris causa) of Tripura University on Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.
 
Secretary to the Ministry of culture, India Jawahar sirkar was awarded the British Museum Award .It was given for his reforms in the field of Indian museum. 
 
Senior Indian diplomat D. Bala Venkatesh Varma — a key member of the negotiating team that saw the Indo-U.S. nuclear deal, was given the first S.K. Singh award. Award was given for his extraordinary efforts to strengthen India`s position in the global nuclear order .Award was given by UPA chairperson and Congress president Sonia Gandhi at a high-profile function in New delhi. The award for excellence in the Indian Foreign Service is named after the former foreign secretary and Governor, Shailendra Kumar Singh. Mr. Varma was selected as the first recipient of the prestigious award. 
 
Tibetan spiritual leader, Dalai Lama was presented the Mahatma Gandhi International Award for Peace and Reconciliation on 4 January 2011. The granddaughter of Mahatma Gandhi, Ila Gandhi, presented this award,which was instituted in 2003.The Gandhi Development Trust that gives the award is chaired by Ila Gandhi.
 
Sarod maestro Ustad Amjad Ali Khan was presented the Mallikarjun Mansur award which was instituted by the Karnataka government on 3 January 2012.

 

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