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KNOWLEDGE ON HEADLINES 26 APRIL 2015



  • Who is awarded with ‘Outstanding Service Award’ for his services in Singapore - Gopinath Pillai awarded
    Gopinath Pillai

    Indian-origin diplomat Gopinath Pillai was awarded ‘Outstanding Service Award’ for his services by the National University of Singapore (NUS). Current he is serving as Ambassador-at-Large of Singapore and special envoy to Andhra Pradesh.

    Pillai has served as a diplomat for more than 25 years to Singapore through his distinguished service. From 1990 to 2008, he had served as the non-resident Ambassador to Iran.

     

  • Which actor has been conferred with Master Deenanath Mangeshkar Award 2015 - Anil Kapoor

    Anil Kapoor with daughter Sonam Kapoor at the award function.

     

    Among the important National Current Affairs, On 25th April 2015, Bollywood actor Anil Kapoor was conferred with prestigious Master Deenanath Mangeshkar Award 2015. Noted historian and writer Babasaheb Purandare presented him the award.
    Besides this, veteran Marathi actor Dilip Prabhavalkar was also granted with the prestigious Master Deenanath Mangeshkar Award 2015.

    About Master Dinanath Mangeshkar Award
  • The award was initiated in 1999 in memory of Dinanath Mangeshkar, father of Lata Mangeshkar.
  • The awards carries a cash prize of Rs 101 001, memento and citation.



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