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|Minister DevineniUmamaheswarRao||Central Board of Irrigation and Power Award|
|WahengbamLamnganba (Manipur)||National Bravery Award|
|PolavaramProject||Guinness Book of World Records|
|Mohamed Salah||African Football Player of the Year|
|Adi Godrej||ICSIs Lifetime Achievement Award|
|NamitaGokhale||Sushila Devi Literature Award|
|Chinese lawyer Yu Wensheng||European human rights award|
|Prime Minister Narendra Modi||Philip Kotler Presidential award|
|Wrestler VineshPhogat||Laureus World Comeback of the Year Award|
|India born Dr. Rattan Lal||Japan Prize|
|Pranab Mukherjee, NanajiDeshmukh, BhupenHazarika||Bharat Ratna|
|Nari Shakti (women empowerment)||Hindi word of the year 2018 by Oxford Dictionaries|
|DhirendraNathChakraborty||Assam Republic Day journalism award|
|Tamil translation of The Life of an Unknown Man Book||Romain Rolland Book Prize for literary translation|
76th Golden Globe Awards 2019 complete list
Motion Picture Category
|Best Motion Picture Drama||Bohemian Rhapsody|
|Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy||Green Book|
|Best Actor – Drama||Rami Malek for “Bohemian Rhapsody”|
|Best Actress – Drama||Glenn Close for “The Wife”|
|Best Actor – Musical or Comedy||Christian Bale for “Vice”|
|Best Actress – Musical or Comedy||Olivia Colman for “The Favourite”|
|Best Director||Alfonso Cuaron for “Roma”|
|Best Screenplay||Brian Hayes Currie, Peter Farrelly and Nick Vallelonga for “Green Book”|
|Best Original Score||Justin Hurwitz for “First Man”|
|Best Original Song||Shallow (A star is Born)|
|Best Animated Feature Film||Spider-Man: Into the Spider –Verse|
|Best Foreign Language Film||Roma (Mexico)|
|Best Television Series, Drama||The Americans|
|Best Television Series – Musical/ Comedy||The Kominsky Method|
|Best Actress in Television Series – Drama||Sandra Oh (Killing Eve)|
|Best Actor in Television Series – Drama||Richard Madden (Bodyguard)|
|Best Actress in Television Series – Musical/Comedy||Rachel Brosnahan (The MarvelousMrs.Maisel)|
|Best Actor in Television Series – Musical/Comedy||Michael Douglas (The Kominsky Method)|
SAG – Screen Actors Guild Awards 2019
- “Black Panther” took home the top award for best performance by a cast in a motion picture at the 2019 Screen Actors Guild Awards
- On the TV front, “This Is Us” nabbed the ensemble award for drama,
- While “The MarvelousMrs.Maisel” won the comedy prize.
|1.||Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role||Rami Malek, “Bohemian Rhapsody”|
|2.||Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role||Glenn Close, “The Wife”|
|3.||Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role||Mahershala Ali, “Green Book”|
|4.||Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role||Emily Blunt, “A Quiet Place”|
|5.||Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture||“Black Panther”|
|6.||Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries||Darren Criss, “Assassination of Gianni Versace”|
|7.||Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries||Patricia Arquette, “Escape at Dannemora”|
|8.||Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series||Jason Bateman, “Ozark”|
|9.||Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series||Sandra Oh, “Killing Eve”|
|10.||Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series||Tony Shalhoub, “The MarvelousMrs.Maisel”|
|11.||Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series||Rachel Brosnahan, “The MarvelousMrs.Maisel”|
|12.||Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series||“This Is Us”|
|13.||Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series||“The MarvelousMrs.Maisel”|
|14.||Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Comedy or Drama Series:||“Glow”|
|15.||Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Motion Picture||“Black Panther”|
Gandhi Peace Prize for 2015-2018
The government announced the names of the winners of the Gandhi Peace Prize for 2015-2018, which were last conferred to the Indian Space Research Organisation in 2014.
- It is given to individuals and institutions for their contribution towards social, economic and political transformation through non-violence and other Gandhian methods.
- 2015 – Vivekananda Kendra, Kanyakumari won the award for rural development and education
- 2016 – The award has been jointly given to AkshayaPatra Foundation for providing mid-day meals to children across the country and Sulabh International for its work towards emancipation of manual scavengers
- 2017 – The award will be given to EkaiAbhiyan Trust for its contribution to education for rural and tribal children
- 2018 – The award will be given to Nippon Foundation chairman YoheiSasakawa for his role in leprosy eradication.
French World Cup champions awarded Legion of Honour
- The players in France’s football team which last year won the World Cup have been awarded the Legion of Honour in the New Year’s honors list. The 23 players, including star strikers KylianMbappe and Antoine Griezmann, each received France’s top medal for their part in beating Croatia in the World Cup final in Moscow.
- The French team that won the 1998 World Cup also received the Legion of Honour.
IIT Professor Awarded For Contribution towards Development of Geo-Spatial Science
- The Indian Society for Remote Sensing conferred the National Geospatial Award for Excellence to IIT professor Jayanta Kumar Ghosh for his contribution towards the development of geospatial science and applications. Mr. Ghosh, a professor at the civil engineering department of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in Roorkee, He has conferred the National Geospatial Award for Excellence-2017 (Life Time Achievement Award) at the Space Application Centre in Ahmedabad. The award comprised a citation, a medal and Rs. 1 lakh.
India’s Arunima Sinha becomes world’s first woman amputee to climb the highest peak of Antarctica
- Arunima Sinha, the first female amputee to have conquered Mt Everest, created another record as she became world’s first woman amputee to climb the highest peak of Antarctica. Her aim was to climb all the continents’ highest peaks and hoist the national flag of India. She has already done six peaks: Everest in Asia, Kilimanjaro in Africa, Elbrus in Europe, Kosciuszko in Australia, Aconcagua in Argentina and Carstensz Pyramid (Puncak Jaya) in Indonesia.
Low budget debut ‘The Rider’ as best picture of 2018
- The National Society of Film Critics chose Chloe Zhao’s low-budget debut feature, The Rider, as best picture of 2018. Director Alfonso Cuaron’s “Roma” won the most awards as best picture runner up, best foreign language film and for best cinematography. Cuaron also got the award for best director. The film critics society was founded in 1966, electing its voting critics from newspapers and other major U.S. media outlet
The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) pavilion received ‘Exhibitor of the Year Award’
- DRDO pavilion received ‘Exhibitor of the Year Award’ at 106th Indian Science Congress held at Lovely Professional University (LPU), Phagwara, Punjab
- The DRDO Pavillion at the mega science expo was inaugurated by Governor of Punjab Shri VP Singh Badnoreand Union Science and Technology Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan
India bags Award of Excellence for ‘Best in Show’ at New York Times Travel Show 2019
- India received the Award of Excellence for ‘Best in Show’ at the recently concluded New York Times Travel Show 2019, It is the largest travel show in North America which held in New York. The Ministry of Tourism participated as the ‘Presenting Partner’ in the New York Times Travel Show (NYTTS 2019)
- A high level delegation led by Tourism Ministry Secretary Yogendra Tripathi and a number of stakeholders from India’s tourism industry participated in the Show
Tamil Nadu bags FSSAI award for Swasth Bharat Yatra
- Tamil Nadu was declared as the ‘Best State Overall’ for exemplary participation in the Swasth Bharat Yatra, Madurai and Sivakasi won the awards for the best performing districts, while the State also bagged 17 awards in various other categories. Swasth Bharat Yatra is 100 day consumer outreach programme organised by Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), which was launched to amplify its Eat Right India initiative
- The Yatra, a cyclothon saw the involvement of 10 lakh participants and reached to around 2.5 crore people across various States and UTs
- Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra were adjudged the Best States with population above 3 crore
- Punjab, Goa and Delhi were recognized as the Best States having a population less than 3 crore.
- Meghalaya, Jammu and Kashmir and Uttrakhand were given special awards for their participation despite their hilly and difficult terrain
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