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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Winners of 58th Idea Filmfare Awards

imageThe grand Annual 58th Idea Filmfare Awards event was organized in Mumbai. The following are the winners under various categories:

POPULAR AWARDS:

  • Best Actor (Male): Ranbir Kapoor (Barfi!)
  • Best Actor (Female): Vidya Balan (Kahaani)
  • Best Film: Barfi!
  • Best Director: Sujoy Ghosh (Kahaani)
  • Best Supporting Actor (Male): Annu Kapoor (Vicky Donor)
  • Best Supporting Actor (Female): Anushka Sharma (Jab Tak Hai Jaan)

Indian researcher to receive Alzheimer’s drug discovery award

Mahaveer Golechha, a London-based Indian researcher will be honored with Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation’s ‘Young Investigator Scholarship Award’ at the 7th Annual Drug Discovery for Neurodegeneration Conference San Francisco.

Why this award?

The award is being given to him to recognize his outstanding research on ‘Naringin’, a bioflavonoid found in grape fruits and citrus fruits. He has discovered thatnaringin bears significant "anti-Alzheimer activity" and will form the basis of further research to develop as a cure for the degenerative disease related to old age, which worsens as its progresses and eventually leads to death.

It is estimated that by 2025 at least 34 million people worldwide will be affected by the disease.

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