Today Top Current Affairs 27 April 2021
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Complete List of Winners of Oscars Awards 2021: 93rd Academy Awards
On 25th April 2021, The 93rd Academy Awards (the Oscars Award) was held in Los Angeles. the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) presented awards to winners.
Oscars 2021 winners: the full list
- Best Picture: Nomadland
- Best Director: Chloe Zhao, Nomadland
- Best Actress: Frances McDormand, Nomadland
- Best Actor: Anthony Hopkins, The Father
- Best Supporting Actress: Youn Yuh-jung, Minari
- Best Supporting Actor: Daniel Kaluuya, Judas And The Black Messiah
- Best Original Screenplay: Promising Young Woman
- Best Adapted Screenplay: The Father
- Best Animated Feature Film: Soul
- Best International Feature Film: Another Round
- Best Original Score: Soul
- Best Original Song: Fight For You, Judas And The Black Messiah
- Best Documentary Feature: My Octopus Teacher
- Best Documentary Short: Colette
- Best Live Action Short: Two Distant Strangers
- Best Animated Short: If Anything Happens I Love You
- Best Sound: Sound Of Metal
- Best Production Design: Mank
- Best Cinematography: Mank
- Best Makeup And Hair: Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
- Best Costume Design: Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
- Best Film Editing: Sound Of Metal
- Best Visual Effects: Tenet
- Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award: Tyler Perry
Goldman Sachs cuts India’s GDP Growth Forecast to 10.5% for FY22
Wall Street brokerage Goldman Sachs has cut India’s GDP growth rate forecast to 10.5 percent for the fiscal year 2021-22 (FY22) Due to increasing Covid-19 cases and stricter lockdowns. prior to this, the agency estimated 10.9 percent.
About Goldman Sachs –
CEO: David M. Solomon
Headquarters: New York, United States
Founders: Marcus Goldman, Samuel Sachs
Former Chief of SSB Arun Chaudhary Died at 66
The Former Shastra Seema Bal (SSB) Mr. Chief Arun Chaudhary has taken his last breath at the age of 66. he was suffering from Covid complications.
Ex-SSB Chief Arun Chaudhary:
- He was an IPS officer of the Bihar cadre from the 1977-batch.
- he has served as Director-General of the SSB in December 2012
- in 2014, he took retirement from the post on 30th April.
Former Maruti Suzuki MD Jagdish Khattar Passes Away at 79
The former Managing Director of Maruti Suzuki Jagdish Khattar has taken his last breath at age of 79.
- He played an important role in setting up Maruti as India’s largest car company.
- he also served for Maruti Suzuki India Limited between 1993 and 2007.
- he served as Director in July 1993 and as Suzuki Motor Corporation nominee in 2002.
SC Judge Justice Mohan M Shantanagoudar Died at 62
The Supreme Court of India Judge Justice Mohan M Shantanagoudar has taken his last breath at age of 62 due to a lung infection.
- He was appointed as a Judge of the Supreme Court on February 17, 2017.
- Justice Mohan Shantanagoudar was born on May 5, 1958, in Karnataka.
- He served as an additional judge of the Karnataka High Court in 2003.
- Also served as a permanent judge in the court in September 2004.
Noted Indian Nuclear Scientist Krishnamurthy Santhanam Dies
The famous Indian nuclear scientist Krishnamurthy Santhanam has passed away. he was known for his noteworthy role in the 1998 nuclear tests at Pokhran.
- Santhanam served as the field director of the Defence Research and Development Organization during the tests of Pokhran-II.
- Along with it, he was associated with Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO), Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) and Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA).
Indian nuclear scientist Krishnamurthy Santhanam Awards:
- Padma Bhushan, (1999) by the Government of India.
Indian Classical Music Pandit Rajan Mishra Died at 70
The famous and noted Hindustani Classical singer Pandit Rajan Mishra has passed away at age of 70. he was suffering from the Covid-19 disease. Rajan Mishra was a vocalist in the khyal style of Indian classical singing.
Pandit Rajan Mishra awards:
- Padma Bhushan – 2007
- Sangeet Natak Akademi Award,
- the Gandharwa National Award
- the National Tansen Samman