List of Award recipients – Award winners List – Current Affairs GK 2016

List of Award recipients – Award winners List – Moth wise Current Affairs GK 2016 - Dear Readers, here we are providing The list of Award winners i.e. Nobel Prize Winners, Rio Olympic Medalists, Padma Award winners, Awards in Literature, Awards in Sports (Khel Ratna, Arjuna Awards) etc. which will be asked for 1 or 2 Marks under General Awareness, Current Affairs Section in All Govt Job competitive exams like SSC, UPSC, Civil Services, RRB Railway Exams, IBPS PO Clerk Exams, TSPSC, APSPSC and other Public Service Commission Exams.

Nobel Prize Winners 2016 – Award winners List

The Nobel Prize in Physics 2016 David J. Thouless, F. Duncan M. Haldane and J. Michael Kosterlitz

"for theoretical discoveries of topological phase transitions and topological phases of matter"

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2016 Jean-Pierre Sauvage, Sir J. Fraser Stoddart and Bernard L. Feringa

"for the design and synthesis of molecular machines"

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2016 Yoshinori Ohsumi

"for his discoveries of mechanisms for autophagy"

The Nobel Prize in Literature 2016 Bob Dylan

"for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition"

The Nobel Peace Prize 2016

 

Juan Manuel Santos

"for his resolute efforts to bring the country's more than 50-year-long civil war to an end"

The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences Oliver Hart and Bengt Holmström

"for their contributions to contract theory"

 

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Rio 2016 Summer Olympics – Award winners List India

Medal Name Sport Event
1 Silver (2nd Rank) P. V. Sindhu Badminton Women's singles
2 Bronze (3rd Rank) Sakshi Malik Wrestling Women's freestyle 58 kg
4th Rank Dipa Karmakar Gymnastics Women's Vault Gymnastics

Rio 2016 Summer Paralympics – Award winners List India

Medal Name Sport Event
1 Gold Mariyappan Thangavelu Athletics Men's High Jump T42
2 Gold Devendra Jhajharia Athletics Men's Javelin Throw F46
3 Silver Deepa Malik Athletics Women's Shot Put- F53
4 Bronze Varun Singh Bhati Athletics Men's High Jump T42

Awards in Literature – Award winners List

Award Name Winner/ Author – Book Name
Man Booker Prize 2016 Winner Paul Beatty - The Sellout
Man Booker International Prize 2016 Winners Han Kang (Author), Deborah Smith (Translator) - The Vegitarian
Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 2016 Winner Viet Thanh Nguyen - The Sympathizer

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List of Padma Vibhushan award recipients 2016

Recipient Field State
1 V. K. Aatre Science & Engineering Karnataka
2 Dhirubhai Ambani Trade & Industry Maharashtra
3 Girija Devi Arts West Bengal
4 Avinash Dixit Literature & Education  –
5 Jagmohan Public Affairs Delhi
6 Yamini Krishnamurthy Arts Delhi
7 Rajinikanth Arts Tamil Nadu
8 Ramoji Rao Literature & Education Andhra Pradesh
9 Sri Sri Ravi Shankar Others Karnataka
10 V. Shanta Medicine Tamil Nadu

List of Padma Bhushan award recipients 2016

1 Ravindra Chandra Bhargava Public Affairs Uttar Pradesh
2 Robert Blackwill Public Affairs  –
3 Hafeez Contractor Others Maharashtra
4 Indu Jain Trade & Industry Delhi
5 Heisnam Kanhailal Arts Manipur
6 Anupam Kher Arts Maharashtra
7 Sania Mirza Sports Telangana
8 Pallonji Mistry Trade & Industry  –
9 Udit Narayan Arts Maharashtra
10 Saina Nehwal Sports Telangana
11 Yarlagadda Lakshmi Prasad Literature & Education Andhra Pradesh
12 Vinod Rai Civil Service Kerala
13 N. S. Ramanuja Tatacharya Literature & Education Maharashtra
14 A. V. Rama Rao Science & Engineering Andhra Pradesh
15 D. Nageshwar Reddy Medicine Telangana
16 Dayananda Saraswati Others Uttarakhand
17 Barjinder Singh Hamdard Literature & Education Punjab
18 Ram V. Sutar Arts Uttar Pradesh
19 Tejomayananda Others Maharashtra

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Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award recipients 2016 – Awards in Sports 

Name of the awardee Discipline
1. Ms. P.V. Sindhu Badminton
2. Ms. Dipa Karmakar Gymnastics
3. Shri Jitu Rai Shooting
4. Ms. Sakshi Malik Wrestling

Dronacharya Award recipients 2016 – Awards in Sports 

Name of the awardee Discipline
1 Shri Nagapuri Ramesh Athletics
2 Shri Sagar Mal Dhayal Boxing
3. Shri Raj Kumar Sharma Cricket
4. Shri Bishweshwar Nandi Gymnastics
5. Shri S. Pradeep Kumar Swimming (Lifetime)
6. Shri Mahabir Singh Wrestling (Lifetime)

Arjuna Award recipients 2016 – Awards in Sports  

Name of the awardee Discipline
1. Shri Rajat Chauhan Archery
2. Ms. Lalita Babar Athletics
3. Shri Sourav Kothari Billiards & Snooker
4. Shri Shiva Thapa Boxing
5. Shri Ajinkya Rahane Cricket
6. Shri Subrata Paul Football
7. Ms. Rani Hockey
8. Shri Raghunath V.R. Hockey
9. Shri Gurpreet Singh Shooting
10. Ms. Apurvi Chandela Shooting
11. Shri Soumyajit Ghosh Table Tennis
12. Ms. Vinesh Wrestling
13. Shri Amit Kumar Wrestling
14. Shri Sandeep Singh Mann Para-Athletics
15. Shri Virender Singh Wrestling (Deaf)

 Dhyan Chand Award 2016 – Award Winners List

Name of the awardee Discipline
1 Ms. Satti Geetha Athletics
2 Shri Sylvanus Dung Dung Hockey
3 Shri Rajendra Pralhad Shelke Rowing

Award winners List - November Month Current Affairs

Kalidas Samman - Prof Raj Bisaria

World Sanskrit Award - Maha Chakri Sirindhorn (Princess of Thailand)

Shakti bhatt first book prize 2016 - Akshaya Mukul for his book ‘Gita Press and the Making of Hindu India’

Dr Nagendra Singh International Peace Prize 2016 - Sri Sri Ravi Shankar (Spiritual leader )

Mother Teresa International Award 2016 - Shaikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan

Asia Corporate Excellence and Sustainability Awards (ACES) for Indian Companies - Tata Consultancy Services & Vedanta

Sumitra Charat Ram Award for lifetime achievement - Pt Hari Prasad Chourasia (flautist)

Global Citizen Award 2016 - Imtiaz Sooliman

Fortune magazine Business Person of the Year 2016 - Mark Zuckerberg

Tata LitFest's Poet Laureate 2016 award – Gulzar

RSF-TV5 Monde Press Freedom prize 2016 Winner - Hadi Abdullah

Award winners List - October Month Current Affairs

Dubai International Film Festival Lifetime Achievement Award - Rekha

International Maritime Organization (IMO) Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea - Captain Radhika Menon

International Press Freedom Award 2016 – Malini Subramaniam

Sakharov Human Rights Prize 2016 Winner - Nadia Murad Basee & Lamiya Aji Bashar

International Prize in Statistics 2016 - Sir David Cox

Ekalabya Award 2016 - Sprinter Srabani Nanda

Sustainable Development Leadership Award - Pawan Kumar Chamling (Sikkim CM)

Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay Antyodaya Krishi Puruskar National Award 2016 - Krishna Yadav

2016 Humanitarian of the Year by Harvard Foundation - Aung San Suu Kyi

2016 Moortidevi Award Winner - Prof. Kalakaluri Enoch (for his Novel “Ananta Jeevanam”)

John F. Richards Prize 2016 Winner - Nayanjot Lahiri (for her book “Ashoka in Ancient India”)

Google Science Fair 2016 Award Winner - Kiara Nirghin

Award winners List - September Month Current Affairs

Swachh Bharat Short Film Festival SBSFF 2016 1st Prize – Murga

2015 National Humanities Medal recipient - Abraham Verghese

2016 Lemelson-MIT Prize winner - Ramesh Raskar (Indian American scientist)

The honorary Oscar Lifetime Achievement Award - Jackie Chan

Mother Teresa declared saint by Pope Francis at Vatican

Dinanath Mangeshkar award - Ranveer Singh

Lata Mangeshkar Award 2016 for Lifetime Achievement of the Maharashtra Govt - Uttam Singh

2015 Hridaynath Mangeskar Award - A R Rehman

Ramon Magsaysay Award 2016 - Bezwada Wilson, Thodur Madabusi Krishna

Award winners List - August Month Current Affairs

Laadli Voice of the Century award - Lata Mangeshkar

2015 Saraswati Samman award - Padma Sachdev – for her Autobiography "Chitt-Chete"

2015 Vyas Samman award - Sunita Jain

France’s Chevalier de L’Ordre Arts et Lettres (Order of France) - Kamal Haasan

APJ Abdul Kalam award 2016 - CLRI scientist P Shanmugam

Rajiv Gandhi National Sadbhavana Award 2016 - Shubha Mudgal

National Tourism Awards 2014-15: The Best State/UT for Comprehensive Development of Tourism -

Madhya Pradesh

Award winners List - July Month Current Affairs

Bharat Gaurav Award - Milkha Singh

Sangita Kalanidhi Award – A.Kanyakumari

Mister World title Winner - Rohit Khandelwal (first Indian)

Jnanpith Award 2015 - Dr. Raghuveer Chaudhari

First woman to bag IMO Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea - Radhika Menon

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