Current Affairs India 24-25-26 February 2019


  1. Indra Nooyi has been appointed Amazon-s board of directors, the online retail giant.
  2. The Asian Hockey Federation has honored Indian skipper Manpreet Singh with the 2018 Player of the Year award.
  3. Indian Grandmaster Abhijeet Gupta has lifted the Cannes International Open trophy.
  4. Women team-s striker Lalremsiami has bagged the Rising Player of the Year prize.
  5. Vivekananda Kendra, Kanyakumari has been given the award for its contribution in Rural Development, Education and Development of natural resources for 2015.
  6. Akshaya Patra Foundation for the contribution in providing mid-day meals to millions of children across India and Sulabh International for the contribution in improving the condition of sanitation in India and emancipation of manual scavengers have been awarded with Gandhi prize for 2016.
  7. Ekal Abhiyan Trust has been awarded with Gandhi prize for the contribution in providing Education for Rural and Tribal Children in remote areas pan India, Rural Empowerment, Gender, and Social Equality for 2017.
  8. Japan's Yohei Sasakawa has been awarded with Gandhi prize for his contribution in Leprosy Eradication in India and across the world for 2018.
  9. Tamil Nadu has become the first state in the country to get a second Coast Guard district headquarters - Thoothukudi.
  10. Bihar has become the first state to deploy specially-trained dogs to check smuggling of liquor.