Daily Current Affairs – 14/06/2021

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Pulitzer Prizes award 2021

The Pulitzer Prizes in journalism and the arts were announced. It is given in the field of Journalism, Books, Drama and Music. Established in 1917 by  provisions in the will of American (Hungarian-born) Joseph Pulitzer who had made his fortune as a newspaper publisher and is administered by Columbia University in New York City.

Awardee’s list are as follows:

Sl. No.CategoryWinner
JOURNALISM
1.Public serviceThe New York Times
2.CriticismWesley Morris of The New York Times
3.Editorial writingRobert Greene of the Los Angeles Times
4.International ReportingMegha Rajagopalan, Alison Killing and Christo Buschek of BuzzFeed News
5.Breaking News ReportingStaff of the Star Tribune, Minneapolis, Minn.
6.Investigative ReportingMatt Rocheleau, Vernal Coleman, Laura Crimaldi, Evan Allen and Brendan McCarthy of The Boston Globe
7.Explanatory ReportingAndrew Chung, Lawrence Hurley, Andrea Januta, Jaimi Dowdell and Jackie Botts of Reuters
8.Local ReportingKathleen McGrory and Neil Bedi of the Tampa Bay Times
9.National ReportingStaffs of The Marshall Project; AL.com, Birmingham; IndyStar, Indianapolis; and the Invisible Institute, Chicago
10.Feature WritingMitchell S. Jackson, freelance contributor, Runner’s World
11.CommentaryMichael Paul Williams of the Richmond (Va.) Times-Dispatch
12.Breaking News PhotographyPhotography Staff of Associated Press
13.Feature PhotographyEmilio Morenatti of Associated Press
14.Audio ReportingLisa Hagen, Chris Haxel, Graham Smith and Robert Little of National Public Radio
BOOKS, DRAMA, AND MUSIC
15.FictionThe Night Watchman by Louise Erdrich
16.DramaThe Hot Wing King, by Katori Hall
17.HistoryFranchise: The Golden Arches in Black America, by Marcia Chatelain (Liveright/Norton)
18.Biography or autobiographyThe Dead Are Arising: The Life of Malcolm X by Les Payne and Tamara Payne
19.PoetryPostcolonial Love Poem by Natalie Diaz
20.General nonfictionWilmington’s Lie: The Murderous Coup of 1898 and the Rise of White Supremacy by David Zucchino
21.MusicStride, by Tania León (Peermusic Classical)
22.Special CitationDarnella Frazier, The teenager who recorded the killing of George Floyd

French Open 2021

Novak Djokovic & Barbora Krejčíková has won the French Open 2021 tournament. Novak Djokovic defeated Stefanos Tsitsipas and with this win he got French Open title for the second time in his career this is the 19th Grand Slam title of his career. Barbora Krejčíková (Czech Republic) won French open 2021 title after defeating Russia’s Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova .

List of Winners of French Open Tennis Tournament 2021

  • Men’s Singles: Novak Djokovic (Serbia)
  • Women’s Singles: Barbora Krejčíková (Czech Republic)
  • Men’s Doubles: Pierre-Hugues Herbert (France) and Nicolas Mahut (France)
  • Women’s Doubles: Barbora Krejčíková (Czech Republic) and Kateřina Siniaková (Czech Republic)
  • Mixed Doubles- Desirae Krawczyk (United States) and Joe Salisbury (United Kingdom).
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