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Mathematician Yves Meyer has been awarded the Abel Prize for 2017

The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters has awarded the Abel Prize for 2017 to mathematician Yves Meyer of the Ecole normale superieure Paris-Saclay, France, for his “pivotal role in the development of mathematical theory of wavelets.” The theory of wavelets that he started and made fundamental contributions to finds wide-ranging applications from image processing to fluid dynamics.

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History of FIFA World Cup Football

The World Cup football tournament is organised by the Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) once in four years since 1930. It was on July 18, 1930 that the first-ever World Cup match was played between Uruguay and Chile, at the newly built Centenary Stadium in Montevideo (Uruguay). The World Cup now officially designated as Jules-Rimet Cup, named after the French lawyer who was the President of FIFA from 1921 to 1953, is 12 inch high and made of solid gold.

Winner at a Glance

Year: 2014

Venue: Brazil
Winner: Germany
Runners: Argentina

  • Man of the Match: Mario GOETZE (GER)
  • Adidas Golden Shoe: James RODRIGUEZ(COL)
  • Adidas Golden Ball: Lionel Messi(Argentina)
  • adidas Golden Glove: Manuel Neuer(GER)
  • FIFA Fair Play award: Colombia
  • Best Young Player Award: Paul Pogba(FRA)

Year: 2010

Venue: South Africa
Winner: Spain
Runners: Netherland

  • Adidas Golden Shoe: Thomas MUELLER(GER)
  • Adidas Golden Ball: Diego FORLAN(URU)
  • adidas Golden Glove: Iker CASILLAS(ESP)
  • FIFA Fair Play award: Spain
  • Best Young Player Award: Thomas MUELLER(GER)

Year: 2006

Venue: Germany
Winner: Italy
Runners: France

  • Adidas Golden Ball: Zinedine ZIDANE (FRA)
  • Adidas Golden Shoe: Miroslav KLOSE (GER)
  • Yashin Award for the Best Goalkeeper: Gianluigi BUFFON (ITA)
  • Best Young Player Award: Lukas PODOLSKI (GER)
  • FIFA Fair Play award: Spain, Brazil
  • FIFA Award for the Most Entertaining Team: Portugal

Year: 2002

Venue: Korea/Japan
Winner: Brazil
Runners: Germany

  • Adidas Golden Ball: Oliver KAHN (GER)
  • Adidas Golden Shoe: RONALDO (BRA)
  • Yashin Award for the Best Goalkeeper: Oliver KAHN (GER)
  • FIFA Fair Play award: Belgium
  • FIFA Award for the Most Entertaining Team: Korea Republic

Year: 1998

Venue: France
Winner: France
Runners: Brazil

  • Adidas Golden Ball: RONALDO (BRA)
  • Adidas Golden Shoe: Davor SUKER (CRO)
  • Yashin Award for the Best Goalkeeper: Fabien BARTHEZ (FRA)
  • FIFA Fair Play award: England, France
  • FIFA Award for the Most Entertaining Team: France

Year: 1994

Venue: USA
Winner: Brazil
Runners: Italy

  • Adidas Golden Ball: ROMARIO (BRA)
  • Adidas Golden Shoe: Oleg SALENKO (RUS), Hristo STOICHKOV (BUL)
  • Yashin Award for the Best Goalkeeper: Michel PREUDHOMME (BEL)
  • FIFA Fair Play award: Brazil
  • FIFA Award for the Most Entertaining Team: Brazil

Year: 1990

Venue: Italy
Winner: Germany FR
Runners: Argentina

  • Adidas Golden Ball: Salvatore SCHILLACI (ITA)
  • Adidas Golden Shoe: Salvatore SCHILLACI (ITA)
  • FIFA Fair Play award: England

Year: 1986

Venue: Mexico
Winner: Argentina
Runners: Germany FR

  • Adidas Golden Ball: Diego MARADONA (ARG)
  • Adidas Golden Shoe: Gary LINEKER (ENG)
  • FIFA Fair Play award: Brazil

Year: 1982

Venue: Spain
Winner: Italy
Runners: Germany FR

  • Adidas Golden Ball: Paolo ROSSI (ITA)
  • Adidas Golden Shoe: Paolo ROSSI (ITA)
  • FIFA Fair Play award: Brazil

Year: 1978

Venue: Argentina
Winner: Argentina
Runners: Netherlands

  • Golden Shoe: Mario KEMPES (ARG)
  • FIFA Fair Play award: Argentina

Year: 1974

Venue: Germany
Winner: Germany FR
Runners: Netherlands

  • Golden Shoe: Grzegorz LATO (POL)

Year: 1970

Venue: Mexico
Winner: Brazil
Runners: Italy

  • Golden Shoe: Gerd MUELLER (GER)

Year: 1966

Venue: England
Winner: England
Runners: Germany FR

  • Golden Shoe: EUSEBIO (POR)

Year: 1962

Venue: Chile
Winner: Brazil
Runners: Czechoslovakia

  • Golden Shoe: Florian ALBERT (HUN), Valentin IVANOV (URS), Drazen JERKOVIC (YUG), Leonel SANCHEZ (CHI), VAVA (BRA), GARRINCHA (BRA)

Year: 1958

Venue: Sweden
Winner: Brazil
Runners: Sweden

  • Golden Shoe: Just FONTAINE (FRA)

Year: 1954

Venue: Switzerland
Winner: Germany FR
Runners: Hungary

  • Golden Shoe: Sandor KOCSIS (HUN)

Year: 1950

Venue: Brazil
Winner: Uruguay
Runners: Brazil

  • Golden Shoe: ADEMIR (BRA)

Year: 1938

Venue: France
Winner: Italy
Runners: Hungary

  • Golden Shoe: LEONIDAS (BRA)

Year: 1934

Venue: Italy
Winner: Italy
Runners: Czechoslovakia

  • Golden Shoe: Oldrich NEJEDLY (TCH)

Year: 1930

Venue: Uruguay
Winner: Uruguay
Runners: Argentina

  • Golden Shoe: Guillermo STABILE (ARG)
  • Adidas Golden Ball: Diego MARADONA (ARG)
  • Adidas Golden Shoe: Gary LINEKER (ENG)
  • FIFA Fair Play award: Brazil

Year: 1982

Venue: Spain
Winner: Italy
Runners: Germany FR

  • Adidas Golden Ball: Paolo ROSSI (ITA)
  • Adidas Golden Shoe: Paolo ROSSI (ITA)
  • FIFA Fair Play award: Brazil

Year: 1978

Venue: Argentina
Winner: Argentina
Runners: Netherlands

  • Golden Shoe: Mario KEMPES (ARG)
  • FIFA Fair Play award: Argentina

Year: 1974

Venue: Germany
Winner: Germany FR
Runners: Netherlands

  • Golden Shoe: Grzegorz LATO (POL)

Year: 1970

Venue: Mexico
Winner: Brazil
Runners: Italy

  • Golden Shoe: Gerd MUELLER (GER)

Year: 1966

Venue: England
Winner: England
Runners: Germany FR

  • Golden Shoe: EUSEBIO (POR)

Year: 1962

Venue: Chile
Winner: Brazil
Runners: Czechoslovakia

  • Golden Shoe: Florian ALBERT (HUN), Valentin IVANOV (URS), Drazen JERKOVIC (YUG), Leonel SANCHEZ (CHI), VAVA (BRA), GARRINCHA (BRA)

Year: 1958

Venue: Sweden
Winner: Brazil
Runners: Sweden

  • Golden Shoe: Just FONTAINE (FRA)

Year: 1954

Venue: Switzerland
Winner: Germany FR
Runners: Hungary

  • Golden Shoe: Sandor KOCSIS (HUN)

Year: 1950

Venue: Brazil
Winner: Uruguay
Runners: Brazil

  • Golden Shoe: ADEMIR (BRA)

Year: 1938

Venue: France
Winner: Italy
Runners: Hungary

  • Golden Shoe: LEONIDAS (BRA)

Year: 1934

Venue: Italy
Winner: Italy
Runners: Czechoslovakia

  • Golden Shoe: Oldrich NEJEDLY (TCH)

Year: 1930

Venue: Uruguay
Winner: Uruguay
Runners: Argentina

  • Golden Shoe: Guillermo STABILE (ARG)

International Indian Film Academy Awards 2016

The 2016 IIFA Awards, officially known as the 17th International Indian Film Academy Awards ceremony, presented by the International Indian Film Academy honouring the best Hindi films of 2015, took place on 25 June 2016. The official ceremony took place on 25 June 2016 in IFEMA, Madrid, Spain. Best Film Bajrangi Bhaijaan Best Direction Sanjay Leela Bhansali for Bajirao Mastani Best Actor Ranveer Singh for Bajirao Mastani Best Actress Deepika Padukone for Piku Best Actor in a Supporting Role Anil Kapoor for Dil Dhadakne Do Best Actress in a Supporting Role Priyanka Chopra for Bajirao Mastani Best Male Debut Vicky Kaushal for Masaan Best Female Debut Bhumi Pednekar for Dum Laga Ke Haisha Best Performance in a Comic Role Deepak Dobriyal for Tanu Weds Manu Returns Best Performance in a Negative Role Darshan Kumar for NH10 Best Story Juhi Chaturvedi for Piku IIFA Award for Woman of the Year Priyanka Chopra Best Music Direction Amaal Mallik, Meet Bros Anjjan, Ankit Tiwari for ...

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History of Indian Cinema

India's first film "Raja Harischandra", a silent movie was first screened at Bombay's (Mumbai) Coronation Theater on May 3, 1913. It was made by Dadasaheb Phalke, the father of Indian Cinema. It was Phalke who introduced India to world cinema at a time when working in films was restricted by social customs. After the success of his film 'Raja Harishchandra', several filmmakers in Bombay and Madras began making silent films. By the mid 1920s, Madras had become the epicenter for all film related activities. Raghupathi Venkaiah Naidu, S S Vasan, A V Meiyappan set up production houses in Madras to shoot Telugu and Tamil films. The silent era came to an end when Ardeshir Irani produced his first talkie, 'Alam Ara' in 1931. If Phalke was the father of Indian cinema, Irani was the father of the talkie. The talkies changed the face of Indian cinema. Apart from looks, the actors not only needed a commanding voice but also singing skills, as music became a defining element in Indian cinema. The ...

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Career Scope in Advertising Industry

Advertising world has led to the emergence of many new roles within the advertising profession. In the new edge of ad world, advertising goes beyond its conventional approach. For the non-conventional and conventional advertising approach, Industry requires well groomed people who can develop innovative and creative new idea. Flexibility and competence is must for the industry as the Ad World is highly creative as well as dynamic. Advertising careers are diverse and can run across a variety of departments, offering positions in the fields of creative departments, production, media, and research. The ultimate goal is to meet the client’s goals of increasing sales as much as possible. Public relations services are often involved with businesses, governments, and institutions and can help them make effective decisions. Students of an advertising school may choose to pursue a career as a: Advertising Media PlannerMedia ResearcherCreative DepartmentCopywriter/IllustratorAccount PlanningPr ...

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