List of Important Awards and Honours in October 2019 PDF

Dear candidates, we have listed the important awards and honours in October 2019. It will be worthy for you to take a look at awards and honours covering all the topics in a single space.  We have listed the important awards and honours given in the banking sector, government sector, arts, science, sports, private sector, international awards, etc. The candidates who are preparing for bank PO/clerk, SSC, TNPSC group exams, railways and other competitive exams can make use of these important awards and honors in October 2019 listed in our website any time.

Here you can check the list of important awards and honours in August 2019 below;

Awards and Honors in October 2019  

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1. ThanuPadmanabhan(physicist) M P Birla Memorial Award 2019 for his contributions to the world of cosmology ( trophy and a cheque for Rs. 2,51,000)
2. Caroline Criado Perez( British feminist, activist and journalist) Royal Society Insight Investment Science Book Prize 2019for her 2nd  book ‘Invisible Women: Exposing Data Bias in a World Designed for Men’(Prize money – £25,000)
3. AzizbekAshurov United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees  Nansen Refugee Award 2019
4. Ben Stokes ( England cricketer) Professional Cricketers’ Association (PCA) Players’ Player of the Year title
5. YalitzaAparicio (Mexican actress) UNESCO’s  goodwill ambassador for indigenous peoples
6. William G KaelinJr,Peter J Ratcliffe,Gregg L Semenza 2019 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine(for their discoveries of “how cells sense and adapt to oxygen availability)
7. Ramesh Pandey Asia Environmental Enforcement Award by the United NationsEnvironment Programme
8. 1.       James Peebles (half of the 9mn Swedishkronor prize for his theoretical discoveries about the evolution of the universe)2.      Michel Mayorand Didier Queloz (share the other half of the prize for their discovery of the first planet beyond our solar system) 2019 Nobel Prize for physics
9. John B GoodenoughM Stanley WhittinghamAkira Yoshino 2019 Nobel Prize for Chemistry(for the development of lithium-ion batteries)
10. AshaBhosle Honorary doctorate by the University of Salford in Greater Manchester, England
11. Olga Tokarczuk ( Polish writer) 2018 Nobel Prizes for literature(for a narrative imagination that with encyclopedic passion represents the crossing of boundaries as a form of life)
12. Peter Handke (Austria) 2019 Nobel Prizes for literature(“for an influential work that with linguistic ingenuity has explored the periphery and the specificity of human experience)
13. Chandi Prasad Bhatt Indira Gandhi award for national integration for the years 2017 and 2018
14. Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer 2019 Nobel Economics Prize for their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty
15. Priyadarshan ( director and producer) Madhya Pradesh government’s National Kishore Kumar Samman for 2018-19
16. Margaret Atwood ( for her book ‘The Testaments’)BernardineEvaristo ( for ‘Girl, Woman, Other’) 2019 Booker Prize(prize money £50,000)
17. K Parasaran( former Attorney General) ‘Most Eminent Senior Citizen Award’ by  Vice President presents
18. Shri. Thakur Anup Singh( Marg ERP Ltd’s Chairman & MD) Udyog Rattan Award– 2019 by the ‘Institute of Economic Studies’ for his exceptional work in transforming the Indian industry landscape how MSMEs can accelerate their business using technology
19. IlhamTohti( Economist) ‘Sakharov Prize’ (European Union’s highest human rights prize)for his work defending China’s Uighur minority
20. JaspritBumrahSmritiMandhanaFakharZaman ( Pakistan)DimuthKarunaratne ( Sri Lanka)Rashid Khan ( Afghanistan) WisdenAlmanack Cricketer of the Year award
21. GundappaViswanath&LalaAmarnath Inducted into the Wisden India Hall of Fame
22. Cricket Country: The Untold History of the First All India Team by PrashantKidambi Wisden India Book of the Year
23. BharatPe DigiDhan Mission Fin-tech Award 2018-2019 for ‘Innovation in Digital Payments through Emerging Technology’
24. LeeladharJagoori (Hindi writer) 28th VyasSamman for the year 2018 for his poetry collection- JitneLog UtnePrem ( Award money of Rs. 4 lakh along with a citation)


Nepali mountaineer NirmalPurja claims new speed record for world’s 14 highest peaks

  • A Nepali mountaineer on Tuesday smashed the record for summiting the world’s 14 highest peaks, racing up all “8000 meters” in just seven months.
  • NirmalPurja completed the climb of the 14 mountains, all over 8,000 metres (26,250 feet) in seven months.
  • The 36-year-old Purja, a former member of the Gurkhas — a unit of Nepalis recruited into the British army — as well as the elite Special Boat Service, kicked off his ambitious “Project Possible” in April.
  • In the first part of his record attempt, Purja climbed Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Kanchenjunga, Everest, Lhotse and Makalu — among the highest of the “8000ers” — in just one month.

Lucknow school bags Guinness World Record title for having 55,547 students

  • A Lucknow-based school has won the Guinness World Record for becoming the ‘world’s largest school’ in terms of strength of students.
  • City Montessori School (CMS) has won the global award for having 55,547 students in 2019-20, as stated by CMS founder, Jagdish Gandhi.
  • Currently, the CMS has 18 branches and approximately 56,000 students all over the city.

Wipro selected as DJSI member for 10th consecutive year

  • Wipro, an IT consulting and BPO company has been selected as a member o the global Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI) – 2019 for the tenth year in succession.
  • Launched in 2009, the S&P DJSI (World) is the gold standard for corporate sustainability. Inclusion in DJSI (World) index is based on a rigorous analysis of a company’s performance on more than 20 rimary indicators and 120 secondary indicators across a spectrum of economic, environmental, social and governance parameters.

Gully Boy, Delhi Crime Win Big at Asian Academy Creative Awards

  • Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt starrer ‘Gully Boy’, India’s official entry to the 92nd Oscar Awards, walked home with the best film from India award in the regional finals at the Asian Academy Creative Awards ceremony. Netflix’s ‘Delhi Crime,’ also bagged several awards in various categories.
  • Actor Shefali Shah won Best Actor in a leading role award followed by Richie Mehta for Best Direction and Best Original Screenplay, Beverley Mills for Best Editing and Best Original Programme by a streaming service.

India wins four UNESCO heritage awards

  • The UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation awards were announced at a ceremony held in Penang, Malaysia, marking 20 years since its institution
  • The four winners from India, include one from Ahmedabad — Award of Distinction for Vikram Sarabhai Library, Indian Institute of Management (IIM)
  • Three from Mumbai — Award of Merit for KenesethEliyahoo Synagogue and Our Lady of Glory Church
  • While Honourable Mention for Flora Fountain.
  • The renewal of the historic Tai Kwun – Centre for Heritage and Arts in Hong Kong received the Award of Excellence, the highest award among all categories.

Complete list of winners

Award of Distinction

  • Keyuan Garden, Suzhou, China
  • Vikram Sarabhai Library, Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, India
  • Nelson School of Music, Nelson, New Zealand

 Award of Merit

  • TsetoGoenpa, Paro, Bhutan
  • Guyue Bridge, Chi’an Town, Zhejiang, China
  • KenesethEliyahoo Synagogue, Mumbai, India
  • Our Lady of Glory Church, Mumbai, India
  • LytteltonTimeball Station, Christchurch, New Zealand

Honourable Mention

  • The 5s Classroom, Preshil The Margaret Lyttle Memorial School, Kew, Australia
  • Westpac Long Gallery, Australian Museum, Sydney, Australia
  • Liddell Bros. Packing Plant, Wuhan, China
  • Flora Fountain, Mumbai, India

New Design in Heritage Contexts

  • Joan Sutherland Theatre Passageway and Lift, Sydney Opera House, Sydney, Australia
  • Dry Pit Latrine in Jiaxian Ancient Jujube Garden, Nihegou Village, Shaanxi, China
  • The Mills, Hong Kong SAR, China

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