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Due to the disruption caused by COVID 19 in the film industry many of the release dates of films in 2020 had to be rescheduled and because of this Oscars awards of 2021 will be held on April 25, the decision to postpone next years Oscars ceremony by two months was announced by The Academy ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2020
M Nethra, from Madurai, Tamil Nadu, has been appointed as the United Nations Association for Development and Peace (UNADAP)’s Goodwill ambassador for the poor. The daughter of a salon owner, convinced her father to donate Rs 5 lac, which were saved for her education, to help the poor amid the coronavirus lockdown. She has also ..
The Norwegian Academy of Science is to award the Abel Prize for the year 2020 to the two great mathematicians Hillel Frustenberg and Gregory Margulis. They are being honoured for their work towards probability and dynamics in number theory, combinatorics and Group Theory. Hillel Frustenberg He is an American-Israeli mathematician at Hebrew University of Jerusalem. ..
Category: Awards, Persons & Places in News
On International Women’s Day, the President gave away the Nari Shakti Puraskar to 15 women, the oldest of whom is 105 years old. About the Award The Nari Shakti Award is the highest civilian award in the country awarded to women in recognition of their contributions and achievements. It was instituted in 1999 and is ..
During the Business Line Changemaker Awards 2020 at New Delhi, Indian athlete Dutee Chand was awarded Changemaker of the year jointly with ISRO (Indian Space Research Organisation) for bringing extensive change in society. Dutee Chand is India’s fastest female sprinter with the national record of 11.22 seconds in 100-m dash. At present, she is training ..