The National Film Awards were announced in New Delhi today by filmmaker Rahul Rawail, who headed this year's jury. Several films won multiple awards, among them a handful of Hindi films. Gujarati film Hellaro won Best Feature Film; Uri won Best Director for Aditya Dhar and Best Actor for Vicky Kaushal who shared the prize with Ayushmann Khurrana, whose films Badhaai Ho and AndhaDhun also won more than one award. Other multiple awardees include Mahanati, for which Keerthy Suresh won Best Actress, Nathicharami and Padmaavat. See the full list of winners below:
Noted physicist Rohini Madhusudan Godbole and archaeologist Sharada Srinivasan were the other two noted personalities from the state on whom the President conferred Padmashri, the fourth highest civilian award.Sarod maestro Rajeev Taranath was also one of the Padmashri awardees from the state.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday interacted with the awardees of National Teachers Awards, 2017 on the eve of Teachers ' Day. Congratulating the awardees, PM Modi commended their dedication towards education and for making it their life mantra. "A teacher remains a teacher throughout life, " said Modi. Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar was also present on the occasion.
Around 50 award winners skipped the ceremony on Thursday stating they were ”disappointed ” and ”dejected ” that President Ram Nath Kovind would hand over only 11 honours and that this was conveyed to the awardees only a day before the event. An MIB official said on Thursday that a ”few disgruntled elements ” were responsible for the controversy. One of the officials cited in the first instance expressed surprise at the controversy because Rashtrapati Bhavan had already informed MIB weeks in advance about the President presenting only 11 awards. The official also expressed dismay at the furore on social media over the President presenting only 11 awards. ”It 's a breach of faith by MIB. The impression created that it was a last minute decision taken by the office of the President is wrong and has demeaned the institution. The turn of events has distressed the President and it has been communicated to the PMO. ”
If ever there was proof that sustainable fashion is moving away from being a niche concern and into the mainstream, the first annual Green Carpet Fashion Awards, held on Sunday night in Italy, were it. The star studded event drew A list models like Naomi Campbell and Gisele B #xFC;ndchen, designers like Alessandro Michele and Giorgio Armani, actors like Dakota Johnson and Zoe Saldana and editors like Suzy Menkes and Anna Wintour to its "green carpet, " where attendees wore sustainable designs from a range of labels.The event was presented by Italian fashion governing body #xA0;Camera Nazionale della Moda in collaboration with #xA0;sustainability consultancy Eco Age, with the support of the #xA0;Ministry of Economic Development, the Italian Trade Agency and the patronage of the Municipality of Milan. Its goal, according to a release, was to "put sustainability #x2014; arguably the most important movement for humankind #x2014; at the heart of fashion, " with an emphasis on the Italian luxury industry and its supply chains. Awardees included both well recognized labels like Brunello Cucinelli #xA0;and #xA0;up and coming brands like #xA0;Tiziano Guardini that are foregrounding sustainable production.
Washington, Jan 10: Four Indian American scientists have been chosen among 102 researchers who will receive the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) -- the highest honour given by the US government to science and engineering professionals. These are: Pankaj Lal from Montclair State University ( Department of Agriculture); Kaushik Chowdhury from Northeastern University (Department of Defense), Manish Arora, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (Department of Health and Human Services) and Aradhna Tripati, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) (National Science Foundation). I congratulate these outstanding scientists and engineers on their impactful work. These innovators are working to help keep the United States on the cutting edge, showing that Federal investments in science lead to advancements that expand our knowledge of the world around us and contribute to our economy, Obama said in a statement on Tuesday. Lal, who earned his Master s from Delhi School of Economics, is an associate professor in the department of earth and environmental studies at Montclair. Undertaking interdisciplinary research that explores interconnections among society and the environment, he has been working on environmental economics and economic geography, human dimensions of ecosystem management, natural resource conservation and policy and climate change. Chowdhury, who received his PhD from the Georgia Institute of Technology, directs the Next Generation Networks and Systems (GENESYS) Lab. He is the winner of the NSF CAREER award in 2015 and the Office of Naval Research Director of Research Early Career Award in 2016. An environmental epidemiologist and exposure biologist, Arora s research focuses on effects of prenatal and early childhood chemical exposures on life long health trajectories. He is known for his work on biomarkers that utilise human deciduous and permanent teeth to reconstruct the timing of exposure to various harmful chemicals and essential nutrients. At UCLA, Tripati s lab uses the chemistry of natural compounds as well as models as tools to understand how the Earth works to understand climate change, the oceans, and the transfer of carbon between the biosphere, atmosphere and oceans. Awardees are selected for their pursuit of innovative research at the frontiers of science and technology and their commitment to community service as demonstrated through scientific leadership, public education or community outreach.
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Bhat posted a video on Facebook, titled Sachin vs Lata Civil War, to take a jibe at the Bharat Ratna awardees. The clip begins with Tanmay imitating Sachin Tendulkar and asking fans if they think Virat was a better batsman than him. Playing the role of Lata, Tanmay immediately responds by saying that Virat is indeed a better batsman than Sachin.Tanmay posted the video with the caption: Sachin vs Lata Civil War (I make such nonsense on my Snapchat follow me there ID: Thetanmay) (Also I obviously love Lata and Sachin, just having some fun).
Ratnakumar Bugga, from NASA;s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in California was selected for his Venus Interior Probe Using In situ Power and Propulsion (VIP INSPR). NIAC Phase I awards are valued at about USD 100,000 for nine months, to support initial definition and analysis of their concepts.If these basic feasibility studies are successful, awardees can apply for Phase II awards, valued up to USD 500,000 for two additional years of concept development. Among the selected are a concept for reprogramming microorganisms that could use the Martian environment to recycle and print electronics; a two dimensional spacecraft with ultra thin subsystems that may wrap around space debris to enable de orbiting; and a method of computational imaging that leverages extrasolar intensity fluctuations to detect "echoes " from planets and other structures orbiting a distant star.
So writes Aditya Arya, curator of an ongoing exhibition on recycling at the India International Centre, New Delhi.The exhibition features the work of eight young artists, awardees of the Neel Dongre Awards 2016 in photography, as they capture the work and spaces of recycling, and the individuals who sift and sort through the tons of garbage the city produces each day.
The Padma awards -- one of the highest civilian Awards of the country -- are conferred in 3 categories, namely, Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri and are given in various disciplines including art, social work, public affairs, science and engineering, trade and industry, medicine, literature and education, sports, civil service among others.Dahyabhai Shastri, 90, is known as the pioneer of Brahmarshi Sanskrit Mahavidyalaya in Nadiad, which he founded in 1995, and is well known for his efforts in the promotion and preservation of Sanskrit. Speaking to The Indian Express, Shastri said, "For me, this award is like a huge recognition of Sanskrit. "
Rostislav Yankovsky is the only foreign national on the list of awardees. The list also includes People's Artist of the USSR Yuri Solomin, scene designer, People's Artist of Russia Boris Messerer, ballet choreographer, People's Artist of Russia Boris Eifman, artistic director of the Saint Petersburg Academic Maly Drama Theater, People's Artist of Russia Lev Dodin, People's Artist of Russia Klavdia Kisenkova, actor of the Galiaskar Kamal Tatar Academic Theater, People's Artist of Russia Rinat Tazetdinov, and People's Artist of Russia Rimma Belyakova.
â€œAmong the awardees are executives of different levels. The development of labor collectives greatly depends on the decisions you make. It is executives who are responsible for the effective work of our agencies and for the sustainable innovative development of our economy. I am convinced that you will successfully fulfill your duties,â€ Andrei Kobyakov noted.