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2016 Hockey India Annual Awards presented



Late Capt. Shankar Laxman was posthumously chosen for the 2016 Major Dhyan Chand Lifetime Achievement Award. The award carries Rs. 30 lakh was accepted by his son Manohar Singh Shekhawat during the 2016 Hockey India Annual Awards he2016 Hockey India Annual Awards presentedld in Bengaluru.


About Late Capt. Shankar Laxman: He was one of legendary hockey player in India. He was a goalkeeper and was part of the Olympic medal-winning teams of 1956 (Melbourne, Gold), 1960 (Rome, Silver), and 1964 (Tokyo, Gold).

Other winners are:

Dhruv Batra Player of the Year Award: P.R Sreejesh (male), Deepika (female).

Baljit Singh Goalkeeper of the Year Award: Savita. Pargat Singh

Defender of the Year Award: Kothajit Singh. Ajit Pal Singh

Midfielder of the Year Award: Ritu Rani. Dhanraj Pillay

Forward of the Year Award: Rani. Asunta Lakra

Upcoming Player of the Year Award: Harjeet Singh (male), Preeti Dubey (female).

Jaman Lal Sharma Award for Invaluable Contribution: Baldev Singh.

President’s Award for Outstanding Achievement: Madhya Pradesh Hockey Academy.


Oscar Awards: 88th Academy Awards

The 88th Academy Awards ceremony, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) was held at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles. The Academy Awards (generally known as Oscars) were presented in twenty fooscarsur categories as under:  

Best Picture: Spotlight.

Best Actor: Leonardo DiCaprio (The Revenant).

Best Actress: Brie Larson (Room).

Best Supporting Actor: Mark Rylance (Bridge of Spies).

Best Supporting Actress: Alicia Vikander (The Danish Girl).

Best Director: Alejandro G. Iñárritu (The Revenant).

Best Original Screenplay: Tom McCarthy (Spotlight).

Best Adapted Screenplay: Adam McKay (The Big Short).

Best Original Song: Writing’s on the Wall (Spectre).

Best Original Score: The Hateful Eight (Ennio Morricone).

Best Production Design: Colin Gibson and Lisa Thompson (Mad Max: Fury Road).

Best Editing: Margaret Sixel (Mad Max: Fury Road).

Best Cinematography: Emmanuel Lubezki (The Revenant).

Best Sound Editing: Mark A. Mangini and David White (Mad Max: Fury Road).

Best Sound Mixing: Chris Jenkins, Gregg Rudloff and Ben Osmo (Mad Max: Fury Road).

Best Foreign Language Film: Son of Saul (Hungary).

Best Documentary Feature: A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness.

Best Documentary Short Subject: A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness.

Best Live Action Short Film: Mark Williams Ardington, Sara Bennett, Paul Norris and Andrew Whitehurst (Ex Machina).

Best Visual Effects: Mark Williams Ardington, Sara Bennett, Paul Norris and Andrew Whitehurst (Ex Machina).

Best Animated Feature Film: Inside Out.

Best Animated Short Film: Bear Story.

Best Makeup and Hairstyling: Lesley Vanderwalt, Elka (Mad Max: Fury Road).

Best Costume Design: Jenny Beavan (Mad Max: Fury Road).

Most awards: Mad Max: Fury Road (6 Awards) followed by The Revenant (3) and Spotlight (2).

Most nominations in 88th Academy Awards: The Revenant (12), Mad Max: Fury Road (10) and The Martian (7).

RBI cancelled Certificate of Registration of 26 NBFCs

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on 22 February 2016 cancelled the certificate of registration of the 26 non-banking financial companies (NBFCs). RBI cancelled the certificate of registration of these 26 NBFCs in exercise of the powers conferbi 22rred on it, under Section 45-IA (6) of the Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934. Following the cancellation of registration certificate, these companies cannot transact the business of a non-banking financial institution as laid down under clause (a) of Section 45-I of the Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934.

The NBFCs whose registration was cancelled includes

• Labh Lease and Finance Ltd

• Advantage Finvest Limited

• Mathura Financial Services Limited

• Wizard Fincap Limited

• M.J.K. Mercantiles Private Limited

• Avorik Vyapaar Private Limited

• Bengani Resources Private Limited (Formerly known as Mayuri Vinimay Private Limited)

• Bajaj Auto Holdings Limited

• Alpha General Leasing & Finance Private Limited

• Binikom Vyapaar Private Limited

• MIS Consultants Private Limited

• S.J. Finance & Consultants Private Limited

• Ganpati Vincom Private Limited (Presently, Savi Global Realtors Limited)

• Delton Impex (P) Ltd

• Abirami Financial Services [India] Limited

• ITI Capital Markets Limited

• Breakeven Business Credits Private Limited

• Pathik Overseas Limited

• J.M.B. Commercial & Credit Limited

• Esjay Estates Limited

• Cosmat Investment Private Limited

• Pavai Trading Co. Private Limited

• Modern Vintrade Private Limited

• Swadhaar Finserve Private Limited

• Punwire Holdings Limited

• IDFC Finance Limited


66th Berlin International Film Festival

66th edition of Berlin International Film Festival was held in Berlin, Germany from 11 February to 21 February 2016. American actress Meryl Streep was the President of the Jury. Italian documentary film Fuocoammare (Fire at Sea) directed by Gianfrancgolden bearo Rosi was awarded prestigious Golden Bear, the top prize of the festival.

Other prizes Honorary

Golden Bear: Michael Ballhaus.

Silver Bear for best director: Mia Hansen-Løve (France) for Things to Come.

Silver Bear for Best Actress: Trine Dyrholm (Denmark) for The Commune.

Silver Bear for Best Actor: Majd Mastoura (Tunisia) for Hedi.

Silver Bear for Best Script: Tomasz Wasilewski for United States of Love.

Jury Grand Prix (Silver Bear): Death in Sarajevo by Danis Tanovic.

Alfred Bauer Prize (Silver Bear): A Lullaby to the Sorrowful Mystery by Lav Diaz.

Crystal Bear or the best short film: El inicio de Fabrizio for Argentinian film Fabrizio’s Initiation.


69th BAFTA Awards 2016

The 69th British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) held at the Royal Opera House in London. This year the BAFTA awards were bestowed for the outstanding performances in films and documentaries screened at British Cinemas in 2015.Bafta awards

69th Annual BAFTA Awards 2016 categories winners are as under:

Best Film: The Revenant.

Outstanding British Film: Brooklyn.

Best Director: Alejandro G. Iñárritu (The Revenant).

Best Actor: Leonardo DiCaprio (The Revenant).

Best Actress: Brie Larson (Room).

Best Supporting Actor: Mark Rylance (Bridge of Spies).

Best Supporting Actress: Kate Winslet (Steve Jobs).

Best Original Screenplay: Tom McCarthy and Josh Singer (Spotlight).

Best Adapted Screenplay: Adam McKay and Charles Randolph (The Big Short).

Best Editing: Margaret Sixel (Mad Max: Fury Road).

Best Cinematography: Emmanuel Lubezki (The Revenant).

Best Production Design: Mad Max: Fury Road.

Best Costume Design: Jenny Beavan (Mad Max: Fury Road).

Best Original Music: Ennio Morricone (The Hateful Eight).

Best Makeup and Hair: Damian Martin and Lesley Vanderwalt (Mad Max: Fury Road).

Best Sound: The Revenant.

Best Visual Effects: Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

Best Film Not in the English Language: Wild Tales (Argentina).

Best Animated Film: Inside Out.

Best Documentary: Amy.

Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director, or Producer: Naji Abu Nowar (Writer/Director) and Rupert Lloyd (Producer) – Theeb.

Best British Short Film: Edmond.

The EE Rising Star Award: John Boyega.

Most awards: The Revenant (5 wins).

Most nominations: Bridge of Spies and Carol (9 nominations each).

About British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA): it was established in 1947. It’s headquarters is at London. It’s purpose is to supports, promotes and develops the art forms of the moving image – film, television and video games – by identifying and rewarding excellence, inspiring practitioners and benefiting the public.

Gallantry awards 2016

President Pranab Mukherjee has given the country’s highest peacetime gallantry award Ashok Chakra to Lance Naik Mohan Nath Goswami posthumously. On the eve of 67th Republic Day celebrations President has approved 365 Gallantry awards and ogallantry awardsther defence decorations to Armed Forces personnel and others. It includes one Ashoka Chakra, 4 Kirti Chakras and 11 Shaurya Chakras. Kirti Chakra is the second highest peace time gallantry award i.e. awarded for valour, courageous action or self-sacrifice away from the field of battle. Shaurya Chakra is third highest peace time gallantry award generally awarded for counterinsurgency operations and actions against the enemy during peace-time.


The award was given as the following:

Ashok Chakra:

Lance Naik Mohan Nath Goswami (Posthumous). He belonged to 9 PARA (Special Force) and laid down his life while fighting LeT militants in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Kirti Chakra:

Subedar Mahendra Singh of 9 PARA (Special Force).
Sepoy Jagdish Chand (Posthumous) of 546 DSC Platoon.

Shaurya Chakra:

Colonel Santosh Mahadik (Posthumous) of 41 Rashtriya Rifle (PARA).
Major Praphul Kumar Bhardwaj of 12 PARA (Special Force).
Major Sandip Yadav of 55 Rashtriya Rifle (Armed).
Major Anurag Kumar of 9 PARA (Special Force).
Lieutenant Harjinder Singh of 3 KUMAON.
Naik Satish Kumar (Posthumous) of 21 Rashtriya Rifle (Guards).
Naik Kheem Singh Mehra of 21 KUMAON.
Sepoy Dharma Ram (Posthumous) of 1 Rashtriya Rifle (MAHAR).

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