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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Jenita Mary Nongkynrih – A Woman scientist from Meghalaya gets ISRO award

This year’s ISRO Young Scientist Award was given to Jenita Mary Nongkynrih,  a young woman scientist from Meghalaya.

Award: Citation and cash of Rs 50,000

Project: She was awarded for her Urban Information system project in the North East

Fast Facts about Jenita Mary:

  • Currently working as a scientist at the North Eastern Space Applications Centre (NESAC),
  • Holds a Master’s degree in Geography from North Eastern Hill University.

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President gives away Padma awards

President Pranab Mukherjee gave away 54 Padma awards at a function in the Darbar hall of Rashtrapati Bhavan.

President awarded two Padma Vibhushan, 10 Padma Bhushan and 42 Padma Shree awards.  The list of honours were announced January 2013. Nobody was named for the Bharat Ratna this year. The last awardee was the late Bhimsen Joshi in 2008.

Another ceremony is expected later for presentation of the awards to the remaining award winners.
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