Ghulam Nabi Azad is an Indian politician of the Indian National Congress and was the Minister of Health and Family Welfare. The Indian Parliamentary Group (IPG) today announced that BJD MP Bhartruhari Mahatab will be conferred the Outstanding Parliamentarian Award for 2017.  

TMC’s Lok Sabha MP Dinesh Trivedi would get the award for 2016 and Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha and Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad would get it for 2015, the Lok Sabha secretariat said in a statement.

 

Key Points
  1. Presently, he serves as the Leader of opposition in Rajya Sabha.
  2. He was the Parliamentary Affairs Minister of India in the government of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.
  3. In 27 October 2005 was appointed as the Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir and led the party successfully in the 2002 Assembly election in Jammu and Kashmir.
  4. The Outstanding Parliamentarian Award is an award given by the Indian Parliamentary Group to an outstanding sitting Member of the Indian Parliament for overall contribution in the Indian Parliament. It was instituted in 1992 by Shivraj Patil, who was the Speaker of Lok Sabha from 1991 to 1996.

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Roger Federer even at age of 36 has bagged the title of one of the player as he defeated Marin Cilic in the Australian Open final of 2018 and became the first male tennis player to win 20th grand slam title. At such a age with such a good pace Roger is praised all over the internet.  

About
  • Roger Federer is a Swiss professional tennis player who is currently ranked world No. 2 in men’s singles tennis by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).
  • He has won 20 Grand Slam singles titles and has held the world No. 1 spot in the ATP rankings.
  • In majors, Federer has won eight Wimbledon titles, six Australian Open titles, five US Open titles and one French Open title.
  • He is among the eight men to have captured a career Grand Slam.He has been named the Swiss Sports Personality of the Year a record seven times.
What is Grand Slam?
  1. The Grand Slam tournaments also termed majors, are the four most important events held annually.
  2. They are set to offer the most ranking points, huge prize money, public and media attention along with alot of fame, the greatest strength and whereabouts of the size of field, and good number of the “best of” sets for the men.
  3. Divided into Australian Open in mid January, the French Open in May and June, Wimbledon in July, and the US Open in August and September , Grand Slam itinerary holds quite a good amount of tournaments  annually.
  4. Each tournament is played over a period of two weeks.