Awards and Honours 2019

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List National and International of Awards  and honours 2019 were given by Indian government and international organizations. Awards and Honours 2019 from the link provided. It will help you prepare current affairs for upcoming bank and govt exams.

List of National and International of Awards:

Padmanabhan Honored With MP Birla Memorial Award

    • Physicist Thanu Padmanabhan has received the MP Birla Memorial Award 2019 at the World of Cosmology for his contribution  .
    • He is a professor of astronomy and astrophysics at the Inter-University Center in Pune.
    • The award was instituted in 1993 to recognize excellence in research in astronomy, astrophysics, space science and related fields.
 
Source: The Business Standard

 

Cochin International Airport Received The Award

    • The Airport Council International has named Cochin International Airport Limited as the best airport in terms of services provided to passengers .
    •  According to the annual Airport Service Quality Survey conducted by ACI , CIAL has been ranked among the best airports in the Asia Pacific region of 5–15 million for the year 2018 .
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    • The award was presented  to the Cochin International Airport officials at the second annual ACI Customer Experience Global Conference held in Bali, Indonesia .
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    • The ACI ASQ Survey is a world-renowned and established airport service quality benchmarking program that measures passenger satisfaction.
 
Source: The Business Standard
 

 

Infosys Receives United Nation Global Climate Action Award

    • IT major Infosys has received the United Nation Global Climate Action Award in the ‘Climate Neutral Now’ category .
    • Infosys is the only corporate company in India to be recognized for its efforts in Combat Climate Change.
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    • The winners were announced by United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in New York after the United Nations Climate Conference. The award will be given to Infosys at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP25) to be held in Santiago, Chile (December 2019).
 

 Important :

  • Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Infosys: Salil Parekh.
 
Source: The News 18

 

Payal Jangid Becomes First Indian Woman To Receive Changemaker Award 2019

    • Payal Jangid , 17, from Rajasthan , became the first Indian to receive a Changemaker Award 2019 at the Goalkeeper Global Goals Awards 2019 .
    • The award has been presented by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation at a ceremony in New York, United States .
    • She is the chairperson of the Bal Sansad (Bal Panchayat) of her village. She was honored for her work in the eradication of child marriage in her village and other neighboring areas.
 

Important ;

  • Chief Minister of Rajasthan: Ashok Gehlot; Governor: Kalraj Mishra.
 
Source: The News 18

 

PM Narendra Modi Honored With 2019 Global Goalkeeper Award

    • Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been awarded the 2019 Global Goalkeeper Award .
    • He has been given this award by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for the Clean India Mission. It was launched on 2 October 2014 , which aims to accelerate efforts to achieve universal sanitation coverage in the country.
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    • The Global Goalkeeper Award is a “special honor” given by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
    • The award is given to a political leader who has demonstrated his commitment to global goals through his impressive work in his country.

Source: The Hindu

Adam Harper To Receive 2019 SASTRA Ramanujan Award

    • In 2019 the SASTRA Ramanujan Award will be given to Adam Harper. Mathematician Adam Harper is an assistant professor at the University of Warwick, England. This award is given every year to mathematicians from all over the world.
    • This award is given only to mathematicians who are under 32 years of age and who are working under the leadership of the talented Srinivasa Ramanujan. The award consists of a citation and a $ 10,000 prize.
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    • The award was instituted in 2005 and was awarded by SASTRA University in its campus near Kumbakonam in Tamil Nadu.
Source: The Hindu

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Amitabh Bachchan Honored With Dadasaheb Phalke Award

    • The country’s highest film honor, the Dadasaheb Phalke Award , will be given to Amitabh Bachchan this year. The award has been given for his outstanding contribution to the growth and development of Indian cinema. The Dadasaheb Phalke Award carries a Swarna Kamal (Golden Lotus), a shawl and a cash prize of Rs 1,000,000  .
    • This award is given once a year, which has shown the golden jubilee of Bachchan in cinema. He made his debut in Khwaja Ahmed Abbas’s Seven Hindustani in 1969 . Bachchan ji was honored with Padma Shri in 1984, Padma Bhushan in 2001 and Padma Vibhushan in 2015.
    • The Dadasaheb Phalke Award was instituted in 1969 by the government. The award  is given in memory of “the father of Indian cinema” who directed India’s first feature film,  Raja Harishchandra (1913)  .
    • The award was first given to “First Lady of Indian Cinema” Devika Rani .
 
Source: The Hindu

 

Best FIFA Football Awards 2019

Milan  “Best FIFA Football Awards 2019” to  be awarded. Barcelona’s Lionel Messi won the Best Male Player award at the Best FIFA Football Awards in  Milan . After winning it in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2015, Messi has been voted the best male player in the world for the 6th time.
 

The complete list of awards is as follows:

      • Best Male Player Award: Lionel Messi
      • Best Female Player Award: Megan Rapinoe
      • Male Coach of the Year: Jurgen Klopp
      • Men’s Coach of the Year: Jill Ellis
      • Best Male Goalkeeper: Allison
      • Best Female Goalkeeper: Sarah van Venendal
      • Fair Play Award: Marcelo Bielassa and Leeds United Squad
      • Puskas Award for Best Goal: Daniel Zasori
      • FIFA Fan Award: Sylvia Greco
Source: BBC News

 

Ravish Kumar Receives Gauri Lankesh National Award For Journalism

    • Senior journalist and winner of the Ramon Magsaysay Award, Ravish Kumar has received the first Gauri Lankesh National Award for Journalism .
    • The award is given by the Gauri Lankesh Memorial Trust. The award earned him freedom fighter H.S. Given by Doreswamy.
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    • On this occasion, three books, Neera Nade by Vinay Okunda, Dehli Nota by D. Umapathy and Harshakumar Kugwe’s translation of The Free Voice by Sri Kumar, Matige Enu Kadime, have been released.
 
Source: The Hindu

 

71st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards

he 71st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards were presented at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles .
 
The complete list of winners of the Emmy Awards 2019 is:
No. No. category the winner
1. Best Drama Series Game of thrones
2. Best Comedy Series Fleabag  (Amazon)
3. Best Actor (Drama) Bill Porter  , pose
4. Best Actress (Drama) Jodi Comer, Killing Eve
5. Best Actor (Comedy) Bill Huder, Barry
6. Best Actress (Comedy) Phoeb Waller – Bridge, Fleabag
7. Best Supporting Actor (Drama) Peter Dinklage, Game of Thrones
8. Best Supporting Actress (Drama) Julia Garner, Ozark
9. Best Supporting Actor (Comedy) Tony Shalhoub, The Marvelous Mrs. Missel
10. Best Supporting  Actress  (Comedy) Alex Borsten, The Marvelous Mrs. Missel
11. Best Limited Series Chernobi (HBO)
12. Best tv movie  black  Mirror: Bandersnatch  (Netflix)
13. Best Actor (Limited Series or Movie)  Jhurrell Jerome, When They See Us
14. Best Actress (Limited Series or Movie) Michelle Williams, Foss / Verdon
15. Best Supporting Actor (Limited Series or Movie) Ben Wheyshaw, A Very English Scandal
16. Best Supporting Actress (Limited Series or Movie) Patricia Arquette, The Act
17. Best Competition Program RuPaul’s Drag Race
18. Variety Sketch Series Saturday Night Live
Source: The Hindustan Times

Zoya Akhtar’s Official Entry Of Gully Boy To Oscar 2020

    • The Film Federation of India (FFI) has chosen ‘Gully Boy’ as India’s official entry to the Oscars . Produced by Ritesh Sidhwani and Farhan Akhtar and directed by Zoya Akhtar , “Gully Boy” features Ranveer as an upcoming rapper, who fulfills his dream with his life on the streets of Mumbai.
    • The Assamese film ” Village Rockstars” directed by Reema Das was India’s official presentation at the Oscars last year.
 

Important:

  • President of Film Federation of India: Firdausul Hasan.
Source: The Hindu

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Anand Kumar Education Excellence Award 2019

    • Anand Kumar, the founder and eminent mathematician of Super 30, has been honored with a prestigious Education Excellence Award 2019 in the US .
    • The Foundation for Excellence (FFE) honored him on the 25th anniversary of the organization.
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    • Anand has been running a highly innovative Super 30 program for the last 18 years. He advised 30 students to study for one year residential coaching for India’s premier IIT-JEE for free.
 
Source: Live Mint

 

Railway Board Chairman VK Yadav Was Awarded The Prestigious Engineer Award

      • The Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Minister Dr. Mahendra Nath Pandey, Chairman, Railway Board, Vinod Kumar Yadav, the distinguished engineer prizes awarded.
      • The award was presented at a special event to mark the 52nd Engineer Day organized by the Institution of Engineers in New Delhi . The award was for his outstanding contribution in the field of engineering. The theme of 52nd Engineer Day is ” Engineering for change “.
 

 Important facts for RRB  Main  2019 exam from above  news- 

    • Union Minister of Railways: Piyush Goyal.
    • John Mathai was the first railway minister of independent India.

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Source: Press Information Bureau

 

Nina Gupta Won Two Awards At Boston Film Festival

    • Bollywood actress Neena Gupta said the Indian International Film Festival of Boston in 2 awards won.
    • The actress won the Best Actress Award for “Badhaai Ho” and her film ‘The Last Color’ won the Best Feature Film category .
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    • ‘The Last Color’ was directed by Chef Vikas Khanna. The film deals with the prohibition surrounding widows in Vrindavan and Varanasi in India.
 
Source: The Business Standard

 

Won Indian Documentary ‘I Am Jeeja’ Award At V Document Film Festival

    • Indian documentary film “I Am brother” the “We Care Film Festival on Disability Issues’ the 14th edition is won. “I Am Jeeja” has won the award in the ‘Under 30 Minutes’ category.
    • The documentary, directed by Swati Chakraborty, seeks to depict the lives and battles of people living with disability. Another Indian film “Post Dark” received a mention of a jury in the ‘Under 5 Minutes’ category.
 
Source: The Business Standard

 

CPWD-DG Selected Prabhakar Singh For The Prestigious Engineer Award 2019

    • Central Public Works Department Director Prabhakar Singh, the distinguished engineer award for ‘2019’ has been selected for.
    • The award will be given by the Institution of Engineers (India) for his distinguished and exemplary service in the field of engineering and technology.
    • This outstanding and prestigious award will be presented to him on 15 September 2019 in New Delhi on the occasion of ‘Engineers Day’.
 

Important :

  • Minister of State (Independent Charge) Housing and Urban Affairs: Hardeep Singh Puri.
Source: Press Information Bureau

 

ISRO Chairman K.K. Sivan Got The A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Award

    • Tamil Nadu government had to. Sivan received  Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Award . K. Sivan is currently serving as the President of the Indian Space Research Organization.
 
Important :
  • Capital of Tamil Nadu: Chennai ; Chief Minister: Edappadi K. Palaniswami ; Governor: Banwarilal Purohit .
Source: The Hindu

 

Wing Commander Abhinandan Vartaman To Be Awarded The Vir Chakra

    • On Independence Day , Wing Commander acclamation crescent the VRC will be awarded.
    • Wg Cdr Abhinandan became the face of a tense military confrontation between India and Pakistan when his MiG-21 shot down during an aerial battle between the Indian and Pakistani Air Force on February 27 after the Balakot air strike on February 26. Gone. Before their jet collapsed, they dropped an F-16 fighter plane from Pakistan.
 
Source: The Hindu

 

Priyam Chatterjee Becomes The First Indian Chef To Receive French Honors

    • Priyam Chatterjee has become the first Indian chef to be awarded the ‘Chevalier de l’Ordre do Merit Agricoleto’ by the French government in recognition of his contribution to re-establishing the gastronomic scene in India.
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    • Chatterjee is known for introducing traditional cuisine from its native state of West Bengal and giving it a French look.
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    • The ‘Ordre do Merit Agricole’ (Order of Agriculture Merit) is a distinction given by the French Republic for outstanding contributions to agriculture, agri-food industry and gastronomy .

Important:

  • President of France: Emmanuel Macron ; Capital: Paris ; Currency: Euro, CFP franc.
Source: The Hindustan Times

 

Lionel Messi Wins UEFA Goal Of The Season Award

  • Barcelona’s Lionel Messi has been awarded the UEFA’s Goal of the Season award for a free-kick against Liverpool .
  • Cristiano Ronaldo was runner-up at the UEFA Awards against his former team Manchester United for the goal scored for Juventus  .
 
Source: The  News18

66th National Film Awards

The 66th National Film Awards have been announced by Rahul Rawail , the head of the jury for feature films . The jury unanimously awarded the Most Film Friendly State Award to “Uttarakhand” for advancing the growth of the film industry in the state .

The list of awardees under different categories:
serial number. category the winner
1 Best feature film Hellaro  ( Gujarati film)
2 Best non feature film  Sun Rise by Vibha Bakshi  and The Secret Life of Frogs by Ajay and Vijay Bedi
3 Best director Uri:  Aditya  Dhar for The Surgical Strike
4 Best actor  Ayushman  Khurana and Uri for Indiscriminate : Vicky Kaushal for The Surgical Strike
5 best Actress Kirti  Suresh for greatness
6 Best Supporting Actor  Swanand gritty for  magnet
7 Best Supporting Actress Congratulations  to Surekha Sikri
8 Best action direction KGF Chapter I
9 Best choreography Padmavat for Ghumar
10 Best cinematography MJ Radhakrishnan for Olu  ( Malayalam)
1 1 Best educational film Sarla  Virala
12 Best Popular Film Congratulations  to
13 Best Film on Environmental Issues Water
14 Best Debut Film of a Director Naal  ( Marathi)
15 Best Film for National Integration Ondalla  Eradalla  ( Kannada)
16 Best Film on Social Issues Padman
17 Best child artist PV Rohit (Kannada) , Samip Singh (Punjabi) , Talha Arshad  Reshi  ( Urdu) and Srinivas  Pokle  ( Marathi)
18 Best children’s film Government  Sector  Primary School,  Kasaragod
19 Best special effects KGF
20 Special Jury Award Shruti Hariharan for Yusuf ,  Joju  George ,  Savitri from Nigeria for  Savitri , Chandrachud Rai
21 Best Film on Environmental Protection / Conservation Water
22 Best song Nathichirmi  ( Kannada)
23 Best Music Direction (lyrics) Sanjay Leela Bhansali for Padmavat
24 Best Music Direction (Background Score) Uri: The Surgical Strike
25 Best sound design Uri: The Surgical Strike
26 Best female playback singer  Bindu for the elusive Manve  ( Kannada)
27 Best Mail Playback Singer  Arijit Singh for Bhinte Dhil
28 Best original screenplay Chi La So
29 Best Optimized Screenplay Indiscriminate
30 Best communication Way
31 Best hindi movie Indiscriminate
32 Best urdu movie Hamid
33 Best telugu movie Greatness
34 Best Assamese Film Bulbul can sing
35 Best punjabi movie Harjita
36 Best tamil movie Baram
37 Best marathi movie Duck

Source: Press Information Bureau

 

ISRO Announced Vikram Sarabhai Journalism Award 2019

    • At the birth centenary ceremony of Dr. Vikram Sarabhai, the father of the Indian space program , ISRO presented two categories of awards in journalism .
    • ISRO space science, applications and research in the field of active contribution that recognize journalists and rewarding for the space science, “Vikram Sarabhai journalism awards in technology and research” is announced.

Important :

Director of ISRO:Kailasavadivoo Sivan

Headquarters: Bengaluru;

Establishment: 1969.

 
Source: Press Information Bureau

 

President Kovind Awarded Guinea’s Highest Award

President Ram Nath Kovind has been awarded the National Order of Merit by the President of Guinea for his extraordinary contribution in the progress of overall relations and development of mutual cooperation between India and Guinea and for promoting friendship and partnership between the people of the two countries. .

Important :

    • President of Guinea: Alpha Condé ; Capital of Guinea: Conquery .
    • Currency of guinea : guinea franc

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Source: News on AIR

Indian Origin Doctor Became Miss England 2019

    • 23-year-old doctor of Indian origin Bhasha Mukherjee has been crowned Miss England 2019 .
    • Bhasha has two different medical degrees, has an IQ of 146 and supports 5 different languages. As the winner of Miss England, she will enter the Miss World contest 2019 .

 

Former Cricketer Kapil Dev Honored With Bharat Gaurav Award

    • The East Bengal club will officially start the centenary celebrations with a grand ceremony at the Netaji Indoor Stadium on its foundation day .
    • Captain Kapil DevIndia’s first Cricket World Cup winner, will be honored by the East Bengal Club with his highest honor, Bharat Gaurav . Kapil is no stranger to football, having played against the club team in an exhibition match against Mohun Bagan in 1992.
 
Source: The Hindu
 

 

Journalist Ravish Kumar Honored With 2019 Ramon Magsaysay Award

    • Indian journalist Ravish Kumar to honor the 2019 Ramon Magsaysay Award to exploit journalism to sound “muffled voices” have been.
    • The Magsaysay Award was instituted in 1957 and exemplifies the memory and leadership of former Philippine President Ramon del Fierro Magsaysay. It is given every year to individuals or organizations in Asia that reveal the same selfless service and transformational influence that influenced the life of the late and beloved Filipino leader.
    • The Ramon Magsaysay Award is regarded as the Asian version of the Nobel Prize . The award winners are presented with a certificate, a profile image of Ramon Magsaysay and a medal.
 
Other award winners are:
 
    • Ko Swe Win (Myanmar): He is a human rights defender and editor-in-chief of the Myanmar Now news agency .
    • Angkhana Nilapjit (Thailand): A human rights activist and a prominent human rights defender in southern Thailand .
    • Raymundo Pujante Kayyab (Philippines): is  a musician who has served on the Faculty of Music of the Univer sity of the Philippines and has condu cted free workshops for thousands of students across the country.
    • Kim Jong-ki (South Korea): is an activist working on youth violence and mental health issues and is the leader of a South Korean agricultural movement that has pioneered wastelands and demonstrated this through his work Have tried to do that life as a farmer can be fulfilling and productive.
 
Source: The Indian Express
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