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Awards and Honors in August 2019
|1.||Ravish Kumar||Ramon Magsaysay Award 2019 (for ‘ethical journalism’)|
|2.||Bhasha Mukherjee(India-born doctor)||Miss England 2019|
|3.||Ram Nath Kovind||Order of Merit (highest award of Republic of Guinea)|
|4.||Naaz Joshi (India)||Beauty pageant Miss World Diversity Title(3rd Consecutive time)|
|5.||Ruhan Rajput(Co-founder and Director of Einfolge Technologies Pvt Ltd)||‘Entrepreneur of the Year Award, 2019′(In the category of Service Business – BPO/KPO)|
|6.||DD News (Doordarshan)news channel of India||“Champions of Empathy Award”(for spreading awareness about hepatitis)|
|7.||Pranab Mukherjee,Shri Bhupen Hazarika,Shri Nanaji Deshmukh||Bharat Ratna Award|
|8.||Lionel Messi||UEFA’s Goal of the Season prize (for his free-kick against Liverpool in the first leg of the Champions League semi-final)|
|9.||Shahrukh Khan||Conferred with an honorary degree, Doctor of Letters by the La Trobe University of Melbourne, Australia|
|10.||Priyam Chatterjee (first Indian)||‘Chevalier de l’Ordre du Mérite Agricoleto’ by the government of France for reinventing the gastronomic scene|
|11.||Rajasthan||“best innovation and initiative leadership award” in the World Education Summit-2019 held in New Delhi|
|12.||Rajdeep Sardesai||2019 Prem Bhatia Award for Political Reporting (prize money Rs. 2 lakh)|
|13.||K Sivan (ISRO chief)||APJ Abdul Kalam Award by Tamil Nadu Government (award carries 8 gm gold medal, Rs. five lakh in cash)|
|14.||Actor Steve Coogan||Charlie Chaplin Britannia Award for Excellence in Comedy by the British Academy’s Los Angeles branch|
|15.||‘100 years of Chrysostom,’ by filmmaker Blessy||Guinness world book of records as longest documentarywith its duration of 48 hours and 8 minutes|
|16.||Dr K Thangaraj( Chief Scientist at CSIR- Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB))||JC Bose Fellowship|
|17.||Navneeth Murali ( Indian-American teenager )||2019 South Asian Spelling Bee (SAS Bee)|
|18.||Meeta Narain (JNU Professor)||‘Pushkin Medal – 2019’( highest honour given to an Indian scholar by the Russian government)|
|19.||Vivek Menon( Wildlife Trust of India head )||2019 Clark R Bavin Wildlife Law Enforcement Award|
|20.||Narendra Modi||‘The King Hamad Order of the Renaissance’ by Bahrain|
|21.||PM Narendra Modi||UAE’s highest civilian award ‘Order of Zayed’|
|22.||Prabhakar Singh( Director General of Central Public Works Department)||2019 Eminent Engineer Awardby the Institution of Engineers (India)|
|23.||Shashi Shanker(ONGC Chairman and MD)||2019 Distinguished Fellowship Award of the Institute of Directors (IOD)|
|24.||Eric Cantona||2019 UEFA President’s Award|
|25.||Virgil van Dijk||2018/19 UEFA Men’s Player of the Year award|
|26.||Lucy Bronze ( England)||2018/19 UEFA women’s player of the year award|
|27.||“I’m Jeeja” ( Indian documentary film directed by Swati Chakraborty)||14th edition of ‘We Care Film Festival on Disability Issues’1st Prize ‘Under 30 minute’|
|28.||Deendayan Antyodaya Yojana-National Urban Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NULM)||SKOCH Governance Gold Award for its Portal for Affordable Credit and Interest Subvention Access (PAiSA)|
Likee creates Guinness World Record for I-Day campaign
- Likee, the pioneering global short video creation platform, has won the Guinness World Record for creating the largest online video album of people waving the Indian flag during its ‘No matter where I am, #IAMINDIAN’ campaign.
- During the campaign, Indians created more than 2.5 lakh videos which garnered more than 225.3 million views. Indian ace sprinter Hima Das also participated in the initiative.
- #IAMINDIAN campaign successfully hit the right chord among the Indian youth who leveraged the platform to create unique videos while waving the Indian flag to showcase their patriotism.
Mumbai Youth Solves Nine Pyraminxe Puzzles Underwater, Creates New Guinness World Record
- A 20-year-old Chinmay Prabhu from Mumbai has created a world record for the 2nd time under his name of solving 176 pyraminx (pyramid-shaped rubik’s cube) puzzles while riding a bicycle in 1 hour and 7 minutes. He broke the record of solving 111 pyraminx puzzles.
- On December 2018, He had set the Guinness Book of World Records of solving 9 rubik’s cubes underwater in 1 minute and 48 seconds. The record set Prabhu a target of 4 Pyraminxes, but he went on to solve nine.
- Prabhu also made an entry into the Limca Book of Records for solving mirror cube blindfolded.
Prasar Bharati will introduce 2 awards namely ‘Neelum Sharma Tejaswini award’ & ‘Achyutananda Sahoo Award’ in honor of Neelum Sharma
- India’s largest public broadcasting agency, Prasar Bharti’s Chairman A Suryapakash stated that the agency will introduce 2 awards namely ‘Neelum Sharma Tejaswini award’ & ‘Achyutananda Sahoo Award’ in memory of Doordarshan(DD) News (Former anchor), Neelum Sharma who passed away due to cancer.
- She was known for her programmes like ‘Tejaswini’(Through this show, she focused on woman achievers of India) and ‘Badi Charcha’.
Noida girls create app to connect old-age homes and orphanages, win tech prize in US
- Five girls have developed a mobile app that connects children at orphanages with senior citizens in old-age homes, with their innovation fetching them a bronze medal at global tech competition in the US.
- The app, called Maitri, is aimed at bringing together individuals suffering from loneliness and depression and those lacking the nurturing love of elderly role models, said the all-girl team “Tech Witches”.
- The developers include Ananya Grover, Vanshika Yadav, Vasudha Sudhinder, Anushka Sharma and Arefa, all Class 12 students of Amity International School in Noida.
66th National Film Awards
- The 66th National Film awards were announced by Rahul Rawail, head of the Jury for feature films
- Four hundred and nineteen films competed for the awards this year.
- The national film awards are given in 31 categories. An Award for the film-friendly state has been instituted this year. Uttarakhand won this year.
|Best non feature film||Son Rise by Vibha Bakshi andThe Secret Life of Frogs by Ajay and Vijay Bedi|
|Best Educational Film||Sarala Virala|
|Best Feature Film||Hellaro (Gujarati film) directed by Abhishek Shah|
|Best Director||Aditya Dhar for Uri : The Surgical Strike|
|Best Actor||Ayushmann Khuranna for Andhadhun and Vicky Kaushal for Uri : The Surgical Strike|
|Best Actress||Keerthy Suresh for Mahanati|
|Best Supporting Actor||Swanand Kirkire for Chumbhak|
|Best supporting actress||Surekha Sikri for Badhaai Ho|
|Best Action Direction||KGF Chapter I|
|Best Choreography||Padmaavat for Goomar|
|Best Film for National Integration||Ondalla Eradalla (Kannada)|
|Best Cinematography||MJ Radhakrishnan for Olu (Malayalam)|
|Best Popular Film||Badhaai Ho|
|Best film on Environment issues||Paani|
|Best Debut Film of a Director||Naal (Marathi)|
|Best film on Social Issues||Padman|
|Best Child artist||P V Rohith (Kannada),Sameep Singh (Punjabi),Talha Arshad Reshi (Urdu)Shrinivas Pokale (Marathi)|
|Best Children’s Film||Sarkari Hiriya Prathamika Shaale Kasaragod|
|Best Special Effects||KGF|
|Special Jury Award||Award shared by Sruthi Hariharan, Joju George for Joseph, Savithri for Sudani From Nigeria, Chandrachood Rai|
|Best Film on Environment Conservation/Preservation||Paani|
|Best Rajasthani Film||Turtle|
|Best Tamil Film||Baaram|
|Best Marathi Film||Bhonga|
|Best Hindi Film||Andhadhun|
|Best Urdu Film||Hamid|
|Best Telugu Film||Mahanati|
|Best Bengali Film||Ek Je Chhilo Raja|
|Best Assamese Film||Bulbul Can Sing|
|Best Punjabi Film||Harjeeta|
|Best Original Screenplay||Chi La Sow|
|Best Adapted Screenplay||Andhadhun|
|Best Lyrics||Nathichirami (Kannada)|
|Best Music Direction (Songs)||Sanjay Leela Bhansali for Padmaavat|
|Best Music Direction (Background score)||Uri|
|Best Sound Design||Uri|
|Best Female playback Singer||Bindhu Malini for Mayavi Manave from Nathichirami (Kannada)|
|Best Male Playback Singer||Arijit Singh for Bhinte Dhil|
|Best Make-Up artist||Awe|
|Best Production Design||Kammara Sambhavam (Malayalam)|