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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PM Modi receives Global Goalkeepers Award

Prime Minister Narendra Modi received the 2019 ‘Global Goalkeeper Award’ by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation at a ceremony held on the sidelines of United Nation General Assembly (UNGA) meeting in New York City, US.

PM Modi was honoured with international award for his leadership of Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan (or Swachh Bharat Mission), which he had launched on 2 October 2014 as a tribute to Mahatma Gandhi.

About Global Goalkeepers Award

The awards were started by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

The year 2019 marks the fourth annual Global Goals Awards.

The Goalkeepers award seeks to bring together leaders from across the world to accelerate progress for ending poverty and fighting inequality.

Receiving the award is a special recognition and honour that celebrates political leader who has shown their commitment to Global Goals by impactful work in their native country and/or globally.

About Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan

SBA is an ambitious mission that seeks to improve cleanliness through solid and liquid waste management and making villages across India open-defecation free (ODF). It also aims to accelerate the efforts to achieve universal sanitation coverage in India by 2019 as a tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on his 150th birth anniversary. It is also the world’s largest behavioural change programme.

As of now, 90 million toilets have been built across country to eliminate open defecation by 2 October 2019. Also, currently 98% of India’s villages have rural sanitation coverage instead of 38% in 2014.

71st Primetime Emmy Awards – 2019: Key Winners

The 71st Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony was held on 22 September 2019, at the Microsoft Theater in Downtown Los Angeles, California, US. The annual award honored the best in U.S. prime time TV programmes from 1 June 2018 until 31 May 2019. The awards are chosen by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.

List of winners at 71st Primetime Emmy Awards 2019:

IN COMEDY SERIES CATEGORY

Outstanding Lead Actor: Bill Hader for Barry

Outstanding Lead Actress: Phoebe Waller-Bridge for Fleabag

Outstanding Supporting Actor: Tony Shalhoub for The Marvelous Mrs Maisel

Outstanding Supporting Actress: Alex Borstein for The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Outstanding Writing: Phoebe Waller-Bridge for Fleabag

Outstanding Directing: Harry Bradbeer for Fleabag

IN LIMITED SERIES OR MOVIE CATEGORY

Outstanding Lead Actor: Jharrel Jerome for When They See Us

Outstanding Lead Actress: Michelle Williams for Fosse/Verdon

Outstanding Supporting Actor: Ben Whishaw for A Very English Scandal

Outstanding Supporting Actress: Patricia Arquette for The Act

Outstanding Directing: Johan Renck for Chernobyl

Outstanding Writing: Craig Mazin for Chernobyl

Outstanding Television Movie: Black Mirror: Bandersnatch

Outstanding Limited Series: Chernobyl

Outstanding Competition Program: RuPaul’s Drag Race

IN VARIETY SERIES CATEGORIES

Outstanding Directing for a Variety Series: Don Roy King for Saturday Night Live

Outstanding Variety Sketch Series: Saturday Night Live

Outstanding Writing for a Variety Talk Series: Last Week Tonight With John Oliver

Outstanding Variety Talk Series: Last Week Tonight With John Oliver

IN DRAMA SERIES CATEGORY

Outstanding Lead Actor: Billy Porter for Pose

Outstanding Lead Actress: Jodie Comer for Killing Eve

Outstanding Supporting Actor: Peter Dinklage for Game of Thrones

Outstanding Writing: Jesse Armstrong for Succession

Outstanding Supporting Actress: Julia Garner for Ozark

Outstanding Director: Jason Bateman for Ozark

Outstanding Drama Series: Game of Thrones

Outstanding Comedy Series: Fleabag