List of Important Awards and Honors in February 2019 PDF


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Awards and Honors in February 2019

1.SBI’s UK head Sanjiv Chadha‘Freedom of the City of London’ award
2.playwright Mahesh ElkunchwarMahindra Excellence in Theatre Awards (META) lifetime Achievement  Award
3.Freance – Légion d’Honneur (Legion of Honour)Francois Laborde
4.Allan Border medal ( Australian cricket’s highest individual honor )Pat Cummins (Australia)
5.Belinda Clark awardAlyssa Healy (Australia)
6.PETA Oscat Award (Best Directo0r)Bradley Cooper for ‘A Star Is Born’
7.Lifetime Achievement Award by the Academy of Canadian Cinema and TelevisionIndo-Canadian filmmaker Deepa Mehta
8.EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2018Siddhartha Lal,

MD and CEO, Eicher Motors

9.Israel’s Dan David PrizeIndian historian Sanjay Subrahmanyam (category of ”Past Time Dimension”)
10.2019 Martin Ennals AwardAbdul Aziz Muhamat
11.Football Ratna AwardSunil Chhetri

 Oscar Awards 2019

  • 91st Academy Awards (Oscars) has been announced at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood & Highland Center, the USA.
  • Rami Malek won the Best Actor for “Bohemian Rhapsody”, Olivia Colman won Best Actress for ‘The Favourite’ and Filmmaker Alfonso Cuaron won the Best Director award for ‘Roma’ at the 91st Academy Awards in Los Angeles.
Best PictureGreen Book
Best Actor in a Leading RoleRami Malek for Bohemian Rhapsody
Best Actress  in a  Leading RoleOlivia Colman for The Favourite
Best Actor  in a Supporting RoleMahershala Ali for Green Book
Best Actress  in a Supporting RoleRegina King for If Beale Street Could Talk.
Best Animated FeatureSpiderman: Into the Spider Verse
Best CinematographyAlfonso Cuarón for Roma
Best Costume DesignRuth Carter for Black Panther
Best DirectingAlfonso Cuarón for Roma
Best Documentary FeatureFree solo

Best Documentary Short

Rayka Zehtabchi and Melissa Berton for Period. End of Sentence
Best Film EditingJohn Ottman for Bohemian Rhapsody
Best Foreign LanguageRoma (Mexico)
Makeup & HairstylingGreg Cannom, Kate Biscoe and Patricia Dehaney for Vice
Best Music Original ScoreLudwig Goransson for Black Panther

Best  Music Original Song

Lady Gaga, Mark Ronson, Anthony Rossomando and Andrew Wyatt for SHALLOW  from A Star Is Born
Best Production DesignHannah Beachler (Production Design); Jay Hart (Set Decoration) for Black Panther
Best Short Film AnimatedDomee Shi and Becky Neiman-Cobb for Bao
Best Short Film Live ActionGuy Nattiv and Jaime Ray Newman for Skin

Best Sound Editing

John Warhurst and Nina Hartstone for Bohemian Rhapsody

Best Sound Mixing

Paul Massey, Tim Cavagin and John Casali for Bohemian Rhapsody

Best Visual Effects

Paul Lambert, Ian Hunter, Tristan Myles and J.D. Schwalm for First Man

Best Writing (Adapted Screenplay)

Charlie Wachtel & David Rabinowitz and Kevin Willmott & Spike Lee for  Blackkklansman

Best Writing (Original Screenplay)

Nick Vallelonga, Brian Currie, Peter Farrelly for Green Book


President Conferred ‘Gandhi Peace Prize’




Vivekananda Kendra



Rural Development, Education and Development of natural resources.
2016Akshaya Patra Foundation and Sulabh InternationalBENGALURU, KARNATAKA1.For Providing mid-day meals to millions of children across India

2. Sulabh International for its contribution in improving the condition of sanitation in India and emancipation of manual scavengers

2017Ekal Abhiyan TrustKOLKATA, WEST BENGALFor Providing Education for Rural and Tribal Children in remote areas pan India, Rural Empowerment, Gender and Social Equality
2018Yohei Sasakawa (Goodwill Ambassador of the World Health Organisation for Leprosy Elimination)


JAPANHis contribution in Leprosy Eradication in India and across the world.


BAFTA Awards 2019 

  • 72nd edition of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) awards were presented
  • Legendary British actress Joanna Lumley hosted the show in London’s Royal Albert Hall.
  • “The Favourite” took the most awards with seven, including both actress categories for Rachel Weisz and Olivia Colman and best original screenplay, though “Roma” nabbed the top prize for best film
  • The leading actor prize went to Rami Malek for “Bohemian Rhapsody” while favorite Mahershala Ali was lauded for “Green Book.”


Best filmRoma
Best Outstanding British filmThe Favourite
Best ActressOlivia Colman (The Favourite)
Best ActorRami Malek (Bohemian Rhapsody)
Best DirectorAlfonso Cuaron (Roma)
Best Costume DesignSandy Powell (The Favourite)
Best Film Not in the English LanguageRoma
Best Special Visual EffectsBlack Panther
Best Outstanding Debut By A British Writer, Director or ProducerBeast
Best CinematographyAlfonso Cuaron (Roma)
Best Supporting ActorMahershala Ali (Green Book)
Best Original ScreenplayThe Favourite (Deborah Davis, Tony McNamara)
Best Original MusicA Star is Born
Best Adapted ScreenplayBlackKklansman (Spike Lee, David Rabinowitz, Charlie Wachtel, Kevin Willmott)
Best Rising StarLetitia Wright
Best Supporting ActressRachel Weisz (The Favourite)
Best Makeup and HairNadia Stacey (The Favourite)
Best EditingHank Corwin (Vice)
Best SoundBohemian Rhapsody
Best British Short Film73 Cows
Best Production DesignThe Favourite
Best Animated FilmSpider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
Best British Short AnimationRoughhouse
Best Special Visual EffectsBlack Panther
EE Rising Star AwardLetitia Wright
Best DocumentaryFree Solo
BAFTA FellowshipThelma Schoonmaker


Grammy Awards 2019

  • The 61st Annual Grammy Awards ceremonywas held at Staples Center in Los Angeles.
  • The show was hosted by Alicia Keys, She has won 15 Grammys in her career.
Album of the YearGolden Hour, Kacey Musgraves
Record of the YearChildish Gambino, “This Is America”
Song of the YearChildish Gambino, “This Is America”
Best New ArtistDua Lipa
Best Music Film“Quincy”
Music Video/FilmChildish Gambino, “This Is America”
Producer of the Year, Non-ClassicalPharrell Williams
Best Pop Solo PerformanceLady Gaga, “Joanne”
Best Pop Duo/Group PerformanceLady Gaga and Bradley Cooper, “Shallow”
Best Country AlbumKacey Musgraves, “Golden Hour”
Best Pop Vocal AlbumAriana Grande, “Sweetener”
Best Traditional Pop Vocal AlbumWillie Nelson, “My Way”
​ Best Rap/Sung CollaborationChildish Gambino, “This Is America”
Best Rap SongDrake, “God’s Plan”
Best Rap AlbumCardi B, Invasion of Privacy
Best Rock PerformanceChris Cornell, “When Bad Does Good”
​Best Rock SongSt. Vincent, “Masseduction”
​Best Rock AlbumGreta Van Fleet, “From the Fires”
Best Recording PackageSt. Vincent, “Masseduction”
Best Song Written for Visual MediaLady Gaga & Bradley Cooper – “Shallow”
Best Score Soundtrack for Visual MediaLudwig Göransson, “Black Panther”
Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media 

“The Greatest Showman”

Best Comedy AlbumDave Chappelle, “Equanimity & the Bird Revelation”
Best Dance/Electronic AlbumJustice, “Woman Worldwide”
Best Dance RecordingSilk City & Dua Lipa, “Electricity”

De Goede and Van Doren won 2018 FIH world’s best players award

  • Netherlands’ Eva de Goede and Arthur Van Doren of Belgium were named as the International Hockey Federation’s (FIH) Players of the Year for 2018.
  • De Goede, 29, was named the Female Player of the Year, world champions Belgium’s Van Doren, 24, was picked up as the Male Player of the Year for a second consecutive time.

Other Awards

Vincent Vanash (Belgium)Men’s Goalkeeper of the Year
Maddie Hinch (England)Female Goalkeeper of the Year
Arthur de Sloover (Belgium)Male Rising Star of the Year
Shane McLeod (Belgium)Male Coach of the Year
Alyson Annan (Netherland)Female Coach of the Year
Michelle Meister (Germany)Female Umpire of the Year
Marcin Grochal (Poland)Male Umpire of the Year
Luciana Von Der (Argentine)Emerging women player

Laureus World Sports Awards 2019 Monaco

  • The Laureus World Sports Awardsis an annual award ceremony honouring individuals and teams from the world of sports along with sporting achievements throughout the year.
Sportsman of the yearNovak DjokovicSerbiaTennis
Sportswoman of the yearSimone BilesUSAGymnastics
Comeback of the yearTiger WoodsUSAGolf
Breakthrough of the yearNaomi OsakaJapanTennis
Action sportsperson of the yearChloe KimUSASnowboarding
Team of the yearFrance World Cup TeamFranceFootball
Academy exceptional achievement awardEliud KipchogeKenyaRunning
Lifetime achievement awardArsene WengerFrance Football (Manager)
Spirit for sport awardLindsey VonnUSASkiing
Sportsperson of the year with a disabilityHenrieta FarkkasovaSlovakiaSkiing


Jharkhand-based NGO Yuwa wins Laureus Sport for Good honour

  • Jharkhand based NGO Yuwa won the Laureus Sport for Good award. Yuwa works for girl empowerment and became the third Indian entry to receive this honour. The NGO, was founded in rural Jharkhand in 2009 by Americans Franz Gastler and Rose Thomson Gastler, runs a football program in rural Jharkhand covering 450 girls.
  • Laureus Awards for the first time in 2004 when the Indian cricket team and its Pakistani counterpart shared the Sport for Good honour for resuming bilateral ties despite tensions between the two countries.
  • Magic Bus from India won the Laureus Sport for Good award in 2014.

Yes Bank wins 9th edition of Aegis Graham Bell Award 2018

  • Aegis Graham Bell Award 2018 announced YES BANK as winner in “Innovation in Data Science” category for their industry-first project “Yes EEE (Engage Enrich Excel)”. 9th edition of Aegis Graham Bell Award 2018 hosted by Government of Goa at Entertainment Society of Goa, Panaji.
  • Aegis Graham Bell Awards (AGBA) has been promoting innovations and entrepreneurship in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) domain. Yes-EEE is a customer engagement program for the Bank’s Relationship Mangers to give them the most relevant communication point for interaction with the customer

Lifetime Achievement Award for G.R. Karthikeyan

  • R. Karthikeyan, father of India’s first Formula One driver Narain Karthikeyan,was honoured with the Lifetime Achievement award and Raghul Rangasamy was named the Upcoming Motorsports Person of the Year and received the Raymond Gautam Singhania Trophy at the FMSCI Annual Awards in Mumbai
  • FIA president Jean Todt was the chief guest and handed over the awards.

NFDC to be felicitated by MSME ministry for promotion of SC/ST entrepreneurs

  • The National Film Development Corporation (NFDC) has been named a winner under the ‘miniratna’ category by the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises. This has been done as part of endeavour by Ministry of MSME to felicitate select CPSEs to recognize their exemplary work towards promotion of SC/ST entrepreneurs.
  • National Film Development Corporation Ltd. (NFDC), incorporated in the year 1975, was formed by the Government of India with the primary objective of planning and promoting an organized, efficient, and integrated development of the Indian film industry

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