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  • Current Affairs Monthly Capsule I

    April 2019 Current Affairs Weekly Capsule I 9thto 15th

    September 2018

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  • Current Affairs Monthly Capsule I

    April 2019 Current Affairs Weekly Capsule I 9thto 15th

    September 2018

    2 | P a g e

    Table of Contents

    Awards &Honours .................................................................................................................................................. 3

    Days & Events ......................................................................................................................................................... 6

    International Affairs ............................................................................................................................................... 9

    Personalities in News ........................................................................................................................................... 16

    Government Policies & Schemes .......................................................................................................................... 18

    Science & Technology ........................................................................................................................................... 19

    Committees & Recommendations ....................................................................................................................... 23

    Business & Economy ............................................................................................................................................. 24

    Sports .................................................................................................................................................................... 34

    Defence ................................................................................................................................................................. 39

    Polity ..................................................................................................................................................................... 44

    National Affairs ..................................................................................................................................................... 44

    Environment ......................................................................................................................................................... 52

  • Current Affairs Monthly Capsule I

    April 2019 Current Affairs Weekly Capsule I 23rdto 29th

    September 2018 Current Affairs Weekly Capsule I 16thto 22nd

    September 2018 Current Affairs Weekly Capsule I 19th to 25th

    August 2018

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    Awards &Honours

    Jacques received Ikhamanga Award 2019

     Jacques Kallis was honoured with the Order of Ikhamanga in the Silver Division.

     The national honour is bestowed by the President of South Africa on citizens who have made significant contributions to arts, literature, music, journalism, culture, and sports.

     He was rewarded for his successful cricket career.

     He played 166 Tests, 328 ODIs and 25 T20Is, returning 62 hundreds and 577 wickets.

    Helen get Deenanath Mangeshkar Award

     Filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar, scriptwriter Salim Khan, and Helen were honoured with the prestigious Master Deenanath Mangeshkar Award on 25 April 2019.

     The award has been instituted by Master Deenanath Mangeshkar Smruti Pratishthan, a charitable trust.

     The award is given to legends from the fields of music, drama, art and social work.

    Cyril Almeida won IPI's award 2019

     Dawn editor and Columnist Cyril Almeida from Pakistan won the IPI’s (International Press Institute) World Press Freedom Hero award in 2019.

     He was awarded for his critical and tenacious coverage of the civil-military relations in Pakistan.

     Mada Masr, an Egyptian news site, has won Free Media Pioneer Award 2019 of the IPI and International Media Support (IMS).

    Rana Dasgupta won Literary prize

     Author Rana Dasgupta was awarded the Rabindranath Tagore Literary Prize 2019 for his 2010 novel Solo.

     It is the second edition of the Rabindranath Tagore Literary Prize.

     The Prize aims to revive poetry and books that can change lives.

     The prize consists of an amount of $10,000, a Tagore statue and a certificate for contribution to literature will be given to the awardee.

    Goswami received best sportsperson award

     Jhulan Goswami, world's leading wicket-taker in women's one-day internationals, was awarded the Best Sportsperson' award by the Calcutta Sports Journalists' Club.

     Sambaran Banerjee and former India winger Sukumar Samajpati won the Lifetime Achievement awards.

     Promising Sportsperson of the Year was given to Neelash Saha.

     Best footballer was given to Pritam Kotal.

    WB Govt's scheme won UN award

     West Bengal government's 'Utkarsh Bangla' scheme was awarded the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) award of the United Nations.

     Out of 1062 nominations in 18 categories from all over the world, #UtkarshBangla emerged No 1 in the Capacity Building category.

     The WB government had received another UN award in 2017 for its 'Kanyashree' project.

    AIR receive Swacchta Pakhwada Award 2019

     All India Radio, Publication Division and Children's Film Society of India were given Swacchta Pakhwada Awards- 2019 in New Delhi on 23 April 2019.

     Secretary in the Information and Broadcasting Ministry Amit Khare gave away the awards.

     Director General of All India Radio F. Sheheryar and Director General (News) Ms. Ira Joshi received the Award for All India Radio.

    KAU IPR Cell won National IP Award 2019

     The Intellectual Property Rights Cell (IPR Cell) of Kerala Agricultural University (KAU) has been selected for the National Intellectual Property Award 2019.

     The award, comprising a prize money of ₹1 lakh, will be presented at in New Delhi on World IP Day on April 26, 2019.

     It is conferred on persons and organisations working in the field of patents, trademarks, and Geographical Indications.

    Benny Antony won National IP Award

     Benny Antony, Joint Managing Director, Arjuna Natural Ltd, has been conferred with the National Intellectual Property Award for 2019 in the category of Top Individual for Patents and Commercialization.

     Along with the National IP Award, the Intellectual Property Office India and the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) also conferred the ‘WIPO Medal for Inventors’ to Antony.

    Indian-American scientist in Hall of Fame

     An Indian-American scientist and social activist has been inducted into the Cleveland International Hall of fame for his contribution in applications in systems biology, global issues and sustainable development.

     Prof Sree Sreenath was inducted into it, along with five other inductees Dr. Akram Boutros, Ingrida Bublys, Paul Burik, Richard Fleischman, and Marilyn Madigan.

    UN honoured Indian peacekeepers

     United Nations honoured 150 Indian peacekeepers serving with the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) with medals of honour for their dedicated service and sacrifice.

     UNMISS is working to deter violence against civilians by providing a safe and secure environment for South Sudanese people.

  • Current Affairs Monthly Capsule I

    April 2019 Current Affairs Weekly Capsule I 23rdto 29th

    September 2018 Current Affairs Weekly Capsule I 16thto 22nd

    September 2018 Current Affairs Weekly Capsule I 19th to 25th

    August 2018

    4 | P a g e

     UNMISS is committed to helping build durable peace in South Sudan.

    Police officers awarded for writing book

     A Delhi Police officer has been awarded 'Pandit Govind Ballabh Pant Award' for his book 'Samvidhan Kavya'.

     Bureau of Police Research and Development gave the award to Special Commissioner of Police (Operations) Sunil Kumar Gautam for 2018-19.

     The book presents the provisions of the Constitution in a simple and poetic form.

    SFB awarded Clement Model 2019 Award

     Fincare Small Finance Bank (SFB) has been awarded the Celent Model Bank 2019 Award in the category of Financial Inclusion, for 'Redesigning Lending to Reach Small Businesses'.

     The award recognizes LAP (Loans Against Property) D.Lite, a tab-based solution designed and developed in-house by Fincare SFB.

     LAP D.Lite is one of the 22 initiatives from around the world to receive this award.

    Aretha Franklin's posthumous win

     Aretha Franklin received the Pulitzer Prize Special Citation honor.

     She became the first individual woman to earn a special citation prize since the honor was first awarded in 1930.

     Franklin died on August 16, 2018, at her home in Detroit from pancreatic cancer.

    NASA awarded 3 Indian teams

     NASA awarded 3 teams from India as part of its annual Human Exploration Rover Challenge,

     The team from KIET Group of Institutions, Uttar Pradesh, won the AIAA Neil Armstrong Best Design Award.

     The Mukesh Patel School of Technology Manag

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