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66th National Film Awards for 2018

The 66th National Film Awards were announced Shri Rahul Rawail, Chairperson, Feature Film Category; Shri A S Kanal, Chairperson, Non-Feature Film Category and Shri Utpal Borpujari, Chairperson, Best Writing on Cinema. Gujarati film ‘Hellaro’ was declared Best Feature Film winner while ‘Badhai Ho’ bagged the award for Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment. Hindi movie ‘Padman’ was declared Best Film on Social Issues, while Kannada film ‘Ondalla Eradalla’ got Nargis Dutt Award for Best Feature Film on National Integration. Complete winner list of 66th National Film Awards for 2018

2019 Ramon Magsaysay Awardees

The Ramon Magsaysay Award, Asia’s premier prize and highest honor, celebrates greatness of spirit and transformative leadership in Asia. 2019 Ramon Magsaysay Awardees are: Ko Swe Win(Myanmar)In electing Ko Swe Win to receive the 2019 Ramon Magsaysay Award for Emergent Leadership, the board of trustees recognizes " his undaunted commitment to practice independent, ethical, and socially engaged journalism in Myanmar; his incorruptible sense of justice and unflinching pursuit of the truth in crucial but under-reported issues; and his resolute insistence that it is in the quality and force of medi

G20 Osaka Summit 2019

Osaka is the biggest city in the western Japan where G20 Summit Meeting 2019 was held. It is known as a city of craftmanship and manufacturing prowess, and is home to small and medium sized enterprises. G20 Participating members ArgentinaAustraliaBrazilCanadaChinaFranceGermanyIndiaIndonesiaItalyJapanMexicoRepublic of KoreaRepublic of South AfricaRussiaSaudi ArabiaTurkeyUnited KingdomUnited States of AmericaEuropean Union (EU) Invited guest countries, international organizationsNetherlandsSingaporeSpainViet NamASEAN President (Thailand)AU President (Egypt)Chile (APEC President)Senegal (NEPAD Pr

Prime Minister of India and his Cabinet Minister

Shri Narendra Damodar Das Modi has been taken oath as 16th Prime Minister of India along with his cabinet minister & minister of state. Cabinet Ministers Shri Narendra Damodardas ModiPrime Minister and also in-charge of: Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions; Department of Atomic Energy; Department of Space; and All important policy issues; and All other portfolios not allocated to any Minister.Shri Raj Nath SinghMinister of Defence.Shri Amit ShahMinister of Home Affairs. Shri Nitin Jairam GadkariMinister of Road Transport and Highways; and Minister of Micro, Small and Med

Sangeet Natak Akademi Awards 2017

Sangeet Natak Akademi Awards for MUSIC Lalith J. Rao: Hindustani vocal music Umakant & Ramakant Gundecha (gundecha brothers - joint award): Hindustani vocal music Yogesh Samsi: Hindustani instrumental music - Tabla Rajendra Prasanna: Hindustani instrumental - Shehnai/flute M. S. Sheela: Carnatic vocal music Suma Sudhindra: Carnatic instrumental music - Veena Tiruvarur Vaidyanathan: Carnatic insrumental music - Mridangam Madhurani: Other major traditions of music - Sugam sangeet Haimanti Sukla: Other major traditions of music - Sugam sangeet Gurnam Singh: Other major trad

2019 Oscars Awards (Academy Awards)

The Oscars 2019 marked the 91st edition of the biggest night in film. It came during a monumental time in Hollywood, following last year's Golden Globe and Academy Award ceremonies which served as direct responses to the industry's attitude towards women, with the Time's Up campaign ruling both the red carpet and acceptance speeches in 2018. From the red carpet arrivals, presenters and performances to the nominations, winners and standout moments of the night. Oscars 2019 winners list Best Picture - Green Book Best Actress in a Leading Role - Olivia Colman for The Favourite Best Directin

Padma Vibhushan Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri 2019

Padma Awards - one of the highest civilian Awards of the country, are conferred in three categories, namely, Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri. The Awards are given in various disciplines/ fields of activities, viz.- art, social work, public affairs, science and engineering, trade and industry, medicine, literature and education, sports, civil service, etc. Padma Vibhushan is awarded for exceptional and distinguished service; Padma Bhushan for distinguished service of high order and Padma Shri for distinguished service in any field. The awards are announced on the occasion of Repu

2018 Nobel Awards Winners

2018 Nobel Winners in MedicineThe 2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine has been jointly awarded to James P. Allison and Tasuku Honjo, by the Nobel committee of the Karolinska Institute. The two immunologists - from the U.S. and Japan, respectively - were awarded the Prize “for their discovery of cancer therapy by inhibition of negative immune regulation.” 2018 Nobel Winners in PhysicsAmerican scientist Arthur Ashkin, French engineer Gérard Mourou and Canadian professor Donna Strickland have been awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics for their work in the field of laser physics. Dr. Ashkin

2018 Human Development Index (HDI)

The Human Development Index (HDI) is a composite index focusing on three basic dimensions of human development: the ability to lead a long and healthy life, measured by life expectancy at birth; the ability to acquire knowledge, measured by mean years of schooling and expected years of schooling; and the ability to achieve a decent standard of living, measured by gross national income per capita. To measure human development more comprehensively, the Human Development Report presents four other composite indices. The Inequality-adjusted HDI discounts the HDI according to the extent of inequali

2018 Ramon Magsaysay Award

Bharat Vatwani(India) In electing Bharat Vatwani to receive the 2018 Ramon Magsaysay Award, the board of trustees recognizes "his tremendous courage and healing compassion in embracing India's mentally-afflicted destitute, and his steadfast and magnanimous dedication to the work of restoring and affirming the human dignity of even the most ostracized in our midst." Sonam Wangchuk(India)In electing Sonam Wangchuk to receive the 2018 Ramon Magsaysay Award, the board of trustees recognizes "his uniquely systematic, collaborative and community-driven reform of learning systems in remote north

Career Scope in Print Media

Print media are lightweight, portable, disposable publications printed on paper and circulated as physical copies in forms we call books, newspapers, magazines and newsletters. They hold informative and entertaining content that is of general or special interest. They are published either once or da →

United Nations Organization (UNO)

History of United Nation The name "United Nations", coined by United States President Franklin D. Roosevelt was first used in the Declaration by United Nations of 1 January 1942. In 1945, representatives of 50 countries met in San Francisco at the United Nations Conference on International Organiza →

What is Bitcoin?

In 2009, an unknown programmer by the name of Satoshi Nakamoto put forward a whitepaper that proposed a creation of new form of digital currency - cryptocurrency. Cryptocurrency functions the same way as regular currencies do in that its used as a means of exchange, unit of account and a store of va →

Medical Council of India (MCI)

Headquarter: New Delhi Function of the Organization: The Medical Council of India was established in 1934 under the Indian Medical Council Act, 1933, now repealed, with the main function of establishing uniform standards of higher qualifications in medicine and recognition of medical qualifications →

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