September 2019 Current Affairs

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#1 AWARDS
  • “Global Goalkeeper Award 2019 ”
    By: Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
    Winner: PM Narendra Modi for Swachh Bharat

  • “Acadmie des beaux-arts Photography Award - William Klein”
    Winner: Padma Shree Raghu Rai

  • Dr Kalam Smriti International Excellence Award
    Winner: Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina

  • ‘Ambassadors of Conscience’
    By: Amnesty
    Winner: Greta Thunberg (Sweden)

  • 11th International Hrant Dink Award 2019
    Winner: Agnes Kharshiing (Meghalaya)

  • NEXA IIFA Awards for 2019
    Best Film- Raazi
    Best Actor in Leading Role (Female)- Alia Bhatt for Raazi
    Best Actor in a Leading Role (Male)- Ranveer Singh for Padmaavat
    Best Director- Sriram Raghavan for Andhadhun

  • Oscar Nomination 2020 (India)
    Film 'Gully Boy' by Zoya Akhtar

  • 1st Gauri Lankesh Memorial Award 2019
    By: The Gauri Lankesh Memorial Trust
    Winner: NDTV's Ravish Kumar

  • 19th Annual Asian Achievers Awards 2019
    Lifetime Achievement Award: Anil Agarwal (Vedanta Resources founder & Chairman)

  • Order of Zayed II(Highest civilian honor)
    By: Govt. of UAE
    Winner: Navdeep Suri (Indian Ambassador to UAE)

#2 ACHIEVEMENTS

 

  • “The Guardian” list of 100 Best Films of the 21st Century
    #59- ‘Gangs Of Wasseypur’ by Anurag Kashyap

  • Global Happiness Survey
    By: Ipsos (market research firm)
    #1- Canada
    #9- India

  • Global Liveability Index 2019
    By: Economist Intelligence Unit(EIU)
    #1- Vienna
    #118- Delhi
    #119- Mumbai

  • Top 10 individual nations in gold reserves
    By: World Gold Council (WGC)
    #1- USA
    #9- India

  • Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Index (TTCI)
    By: World Economic Forum(WEF)
    #1- Spain
    #34- India

  • Global Top 50 IB Schools 2019
    By: UK based education consultancy ‘Education Advisers ltd’
    #10- DAIS, Mumbai

  • Times Higher Education World University Ranking 2020
    #1 (In India)- IIT Ropar & IISc Bangalore

 

#4 IMPORTANT DAYS
  • September 21-International Day of Peace or World Peace Day
  • September 8-International Literacy Day (Theme ‘Literacy and Multilingualism’)
  • September 10-World Suicide Prevention Day 2019 (Theme “Working Together to Prevent Suicide”)
  • September 14-Hindi Diwas
  • September 26-International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons
  • September 29-World Heart Day
#5 SPORTS
  • YONEX-SUNRISE Vietnam Open 2019
    Winner: Sourabh Verma (India)
    Category:Men’s Singles
    Venue: Vietnam

  • 18th Men’s World Basketball Championship 2019
    Winner: Spain
    Venue: Beijing

  • IBSF World Billiards Championship 2019
    Winner: Pankaj Advani (22nd time)
    Venue: Myanmar

  • World Wrestling Championships 2019
    Winner: Bajrang Punia (Bronze) (65 KG)
    Venune: Nur-Sultan

  • 24th St. Petersburg Open for 2019
    Winner: Divij Sharan (India) & Igor Zelenay(Slovkia) (men’s doubles)
    Venue: Sibur Arena in St. Petersburg, Russia

  • ACC (Asian Cricket Council) U-19 Asia Cup 2019
    Winner: India
    Venue: Colombo, Sri Lanka by beating Bangladesh

  • IBSF World U-16 Snooker Championship 2019
    Winner: Ranveer Duggal (Bronze Medal)
    Venue: Tyumen, Russia

  • 6th Track Asia Cup cycling
    Medal Tally #1- India
    Venue: New Delhi

  • All India MCC Hockey Tournament for 2019
    Winner:  IOC(Indian Oil Corporation) won 93rd
    Venue: Chennai

  • Duleep Trophy
    Winner: India Red

  • Italian Grand Prix Formula 1(F1) race
    Winner: Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc wins second successive F1 win through 2019
    Venue: Monza, Italy

  • US Open 2019
    Men’s Singles: Rafael Nadal (Spain)
    Women’s Singles: Bianca Andreescu (Canada)

  • 2019 IWF World Weightlifting Championship
    Medal tally #1- China
    Venue: Pattaya, Thailand

  • 2019 Russia F1 Grand Prix
    Winner: Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton

#5 OBITUARIES
  • Shyam Ramsay: Famous filmmaker

  • Ram Jethmalani: Well-known lawyer and former Union minister

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