TNPSC General Knowledge: First in India - Awards & Prizes
TNPSC GK: First in India - Awards & Prizes
Awards and Titles
Miss World: Reita Faria in 1966. (She was also the first Asian to win the title)
Miss Asia Pacific: Zeenat Aman in 1970
International Teen Princess: Radha Bartake in 1974
Miss Teenage Intercontinental: Elizabeth Anita Reddi in 1978
Miss World Amber : Mala Rai Singani in 1978.
World Miss University: Priyadarshini Pradhan in 1989
Miss Universe: Sushmita Sen in 1994
Miss India Worldwide: Karminder Kaur Virk in 1994.
Miss Intercontinental: Lara Dutta in 1997.
Mr. International: Aryan Vaid in 2000
Manhunt International: Rajeev Singh in 2001
Miss Tourism International: Candice Pinto in 2001
Mrs. World: Aditi Gowitrikar in 2001
Miss Tourism Queen International: Zabina Abdul Rashid Khan in 2004
Miss World Tourism : Sonal Chauhan in 2005.
Best Model of the World : Siddharth Shukla in 2005
Miss Tourism: Priyanka Shah in 2007
Miss Earth: Nicole Faria in 2010
1930: Physics: C. V. Raman; first Asian and first non-white person to win Science nobel prize.
1968: Medicine: Har Gobind Khorana; US citizen of Indian origin
1979: Peace: Mother Teresa; Indian citizen of Albanian origin
1998: Economics: Amartya Sen
2009: Chemistry: Venkatraman Ramakrishnan; US citizen of Indian origin
2014: Peace: Kailash Sathyarthi (first Indian-born)
1982: Costume Design: Bhanu Athaiya for Costume Design
1992: Honorary Oscar: Satyajit Ray
2009: Best Original Song, Best Original Score: A. R. Rahman
2009: Sound Mixing: Resul Pookutty
2009: Best Original Song: Gulzar for