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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President confers Pravasi Bharatiya Samman on NRIs

President Pranab Mukherjee honored 15 NRIs with the Pravasi Bharatiya Samman awards.

Mauritius President Rajkeswur Purryag, who was the chief guest at the inaugural of the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas, was also one among the awardees.

Other Recipients of the Award:

  1. Ashok Shambhomal Vaswani
  2. Rajkeswur Purryag
  3. Tan Sri Ravindran Menon
  4. Rasik Vihari Joshi
  5. Satendra Kumar Singh
  6. Gilbert Canabady Moutien
  7. Mohammed Rabeeh Karuvanthodi
  8. Ismail Ebrahim Ebrahim
  9. Bava Pandalingal
  10. Patricia Maria Rozario
  11. Narendra Ramakrishna Kumar
  12. Subash Razdan
  13. Gursharan Singh Chhatwal
  14. The Australia India Society of Victoria
  15. The Indian Doctors Forum, Kuwait

France honors Malala with Simone de Beauvoir Prize

France honored Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai, who was shot by the Taliban for campaigning for girls’ education, withSimone de Beauvoir Prize for Women’s Freedom. Malala Yousafzai was undergoing treatment at a British hospital and is awaiting reconstructive surgery on her skull.

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