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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‘Life of Pi’ receives National Tourism Awards

imageRecently released feature film ‘Life of Pi’, directed by  Ang Lee based on Yann Martel book titled the same, has been given two National Tourism Awards by the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India recognizing the impact it has had in promoting India as a tourism destination, especially Puducherry and Munnar (Kerala). 
These Awards would be given to Mr. Ang Lee, Director of the film ‘Life of Pi’ and Mr. Yann Martel. The award has been given to encourage more and more Film producers from abroad to shoot their films in India.

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Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva honoured with Indira Gandhi Peace Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development

image President Pranab Mukherjee conferred the Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development on former Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva.

This was for his outstanding contribution to the developing world. During Lula’s presidency, relations between India and Brazil steadily progressed. It was during Lula’s presidency that the seeds were also sown for several international fora such as IBSA, BRICS, G-20 and BASIC.

Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva (known popularly as Lula) was President of Brazil from January 1, 2003 – December 31, 2010.

Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development