Awards & Honours Current Affairs - 2019

Awards and Honours in Current Affairs 2019 with latest winners of various awards in India and world. Current Affairs list of awards and prize won in India and world for 2019.

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Selection Committee recommendations for National Sports Awards 2019

Unlike in past, Ministry of Sports for year 2019 had formed a single selection committee for evaluating and deciding on all awards including both performance and coaching. The final list of sportsperson for annual sports awards for 2019 across various disciplines and achievements was recently released.

This 12-member selection committee was headed by Justice Mukundakam Sharma (retired Supreme Court judge) and members included- Mary Kom, Bhaichung Bhutia, Anjum Chopra, Anju Bobby George and Kamlesh Mehta besides representatives from Sports Authority of India and sports ministry.

The final recommendations by the 12-member selection committee include a massive 19-member list for Arjuna Awards and 6 for Dronacharya Award for coaching- 3 each in regular and lifetime categories.

Awards are presented every year on 29 August, observed as National Sports Day (Major Dhyan Chand’s birthday).

List of Sports-persons nominated for various awards

Here’s the complete list of recommendations forwarded by selection committee for 2019 sporting awards.

Khel Ratna

Bajrang Punia (wrestling), Deepa Malik (para-athletics)

It is given for most spectacular and outstanding performance by a sportsperson over a period of 4 years immediately preceding year (the year before) during which sportsperson is awarded.

It includes a medal, a certificate, ceremonial dress and cash prize of ₹7.50 lakh.

Arjuna Award

It was started in 1961. It carries a scroll, a bronze statue of Arjuna and cash prize of Rs.500,000.

19 sportsperson Nominated: Ravindra Jadeja (cricket), Chinglensana Singh Kangujam (hockey), Ajay Thakur (kabaddi), Tajinder Pal Singh Toor (athletics), Mohammed Anas Yahiya (athletics), Sundar Singh Gurjar (para sports-athletics), S Bhaskaran (body building), Sonia Lather (boxing), Gaurav Singh Gill (motor sports), Bhamidipati Sai Praneeth (badminton), Pramod Bhagat (para sports-badminton), Anjum Moudgil (shooting), Harmeet Rajul Desai (table tennis), Pooja Dhanda (wrestling), Fouaad Mirza (equestrian), Gurpreet Singh Sandhu (football), Poonam Yadav (cricket), Simran Singh Shergill (polo), Swapna Burman (athletics).

Dronacharya Award (regular category):

Coach: Vimal Kumar (badminton), Sandeep Gupta (table tennis) and Mohinder Singh Dhillon (athletics)

Dronacharya Award (Lifetime Category):

Coach: Mezban Patel (hockey), Rambir Singh Khokar (kabaddi) and Sanjay Bhardwaj (cricket)

Dhyan Chand Award:

Manuel Fredricks (hockey), Arup Basak (table tennis), Manoj Kumar (wrestling), Nitten Kirrtane (tennis) and C Lalremsanga (archery).

Maulana Abul Kalam Azad (MAKA) Trophy

Punjab University, Chandigarh – Overall winner university

Guru Nanak Dev University (Amritsar)- 1st runner up

Punjabi University (Patiala) – 2nd runner up

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President awards certificate of honour and Maharshi Badrayan Vyas Samman for 2019

President of India Ramnath Kovind awarded Maharshi Badrayan Vyas Samman to following scholars of Sanskrit, Persian, Arabic, Pali, Prakrit, Classical Kannada, Classical Telugu, Classical Malayalam and Classical Odiya for year 2019: –

Maharshi Badrayan Vyas Samman Awardees

SANSKRIT: (1) Dr. Ashok thapliyal; (2) Prof. SujataTripathi; (3) Dr.Sanju Mishra; (4) Dr. Abhijit Hanmant Joshi; (5) Dr.SharachchandraDwivedi

PALI: Anoma Shriram Sakhare

PRAKRIT: Ashish Kumar Jain

ARABIC: Dr. Fauzan ahmad

PERSIAN: (1)  ER.M. Shahbaz Alam

CLASSICAL KANNADA: (1)G B harisha; (2) S. Karthik; (3) Dr. M. Byrappa

CLASSICAL TELUGU: (1) Dr. Addanki Srinivas; (2) Dr. V. Triveni; (3) Dr. DK Prabhakar

CLASSICAL MALAYALAM: (1) Dr. Rajeev RR; (2) Shri Santhosh Thottingal

CLASSICAL ODIA: Dr. Subrat Kumar Prusty

In addition to this President also awarded certificate of honor to following scholars of Sanskrit, Persian, Arabic, Pali, Prakrit, Classical Kannada, Classical Telugu, Classical Malayalam and Classical Odiya for year 2019.

List of Awardees of Certificate of Honor –

SANSKRIT: (1) Sripada Satyanarayanamurthy; (2) RajendraNathSarma; (3) Prof. Ramji Thakur; (4) Prof. Chand KiranSaluja; (5) Dr. ShriKrishan Sharma; (6) Dr. V. Ramakrishna Bhatt; (7) Vidwan Janardana Hegde; (8) Dr. Kala acharya; (9) Prof. (Dr.) Harekrishna Satapathy; (10) Pandit Satya Dev Sharma; (11) Banwari Lal Gaur; (12) Dr. VS Karunakaran; (13) Prof. Yugal Kishor Mishra; (14) Pandit Manudev Bhattacharya; (15) Subuddhi Charan Goswami

PALI: Dr. Uma Shankar Vyas

PRAKRIT: Kamal Chand Sogani

ARABIC: (1) Faizanullah Farooqi; (2) Mohammad iqbal Husain; (3) Dr Mohd. Samiullah Khan

PERSIAN: (1) Dr. Iraq Raza Zaidi; (2) Chander Shekhar (3) Mohammad sidiq Niazmand

CLASSICAL KANNADA: Shri Hampa Nagarajaiah

CLASSICAL TELUGU: Ravva Srihari

CLASSICAL MALAYALAM: Dr.CP Achuthan Unny

CLASSICAL ODIA: Dr. Antaryami mishra

About Maharshi Badrayan Vyas Samman

The awards are annually conferred on the Independence Day. They were instituted in 2002 by Union Ministry of Human Resource Development.

It is awarded to young scholars between 30 to 45 years of age. It carries a cash prize of Rs. 1 lakh.

These awards conferred to recognise contribution of scholars in the field of nine  languages viz. Sanskrit, Prakrit, Persian, Pali, Arabic, Classical Oriya, Classical Kannada, Classical Malayalam and Classical Telugu.

Certificate of Honour

It was introduced in 1958 to honour scholars of Sanskrit, Persian and  Arabic languages and later in 1996 it was extended to cover  Prakrit and Pali as well.

It is awarded to scholars aged 60 years and above. It carries a cash prize of Rs. 5,00,000.

NOTE Exemptions: These awards are not given posthumously and to scholars who have been awarded earlier, or who are convicted in criminal case or against whom criminal case is pending in court.

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