1-Kabir award is given for contribution to poetry.
2-Contribution to Science and Technology field is honoured by the Kalinga award
3-The Annual Academy awards are better known as Oscar Award
4-Red Cross won the Nobel Peace Prize for the first time in 1917.
5-Pundit Ravi Shankar has won the Polar Music Award instituted by the Royal Music Academy, Sweden
6- In terms of Prize money Saraswathy Samman is the highest literary prize in India
7-Ashapurna Devi was the first woman to win the Jnanpith award
8-Amnesty International won the Nobel Prize in 1977.
9-JB Pant Award awards is given to the Best Parliamentarian
10-Men from America has won the highest number of Nobel Prizes
11-Rene Sully Prudhome was the first to win the Nobel Prize for literature
12-Bharat Ratna is India’s highest civilian honour
13- Agatha Christie died in 1976
14-The artist Leonardo Da Vinci was alive in two centuries i.e 15th and 16th
15-Bankim Chandra Chatterjee is the author of the book- ‘Vrish Vriksha’
16-Sarojini Naidu is the author of ‘The Song of India’
17-Geoffrey Chaucer is known as the father of English poetry
18-The national calendar of India was adopted on 22 March 1957.
19- 4th October 1957 Sputnik-I , the first man mad satellite was launched in space.
20-India adopted the decimal monetary system in 1957.
21-The largest country in terms of area is Russia and then is Canada.
22-The smallest country in the world ion terms of area is Vatican.
23- Lord Mountbatten was the last governor general of India before independence.
24-Jog is one of the very famous waterfalls in India located in Karnataka.
25-Angel waterfall is the highest waterfall in the world and is located in Venezuela.
26-The present avatar of Associated Press of India is Press Trust of India, which is a non profit organization of Indian newspapers and came into existence in 1947.