List of Award recipients – Award winners List – Current Affairs GK 2017

List of Award recipients – Award winners List – Moth wise Current Affairs GK 2017/ 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.

Padma Vibhushan Award Winners List 2017

Name Field State
1 Shri K J Yesudas Art-Music Kerala
2 Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev Others-Spiritualism Tamil Nadu
3 Shri Sharad Pawar Public Affairs Maharashtra
4 Shri Murli Manohar Joshi Public Affairs Uttar Pradesh
5 Prof. Udipi Ramachandra Rao Science & Engineering Karnataka
6 Late Shri Sunder Lal Patwa (Posthumous) Public Affairs Madhya Pradesh
7 Late Shri PA Sangma(Posthumous) Public Affairs Meghalaya

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Padma Bhushan Award Winners List 2017

Name Field State
8 Shri Vishwa Mohan Bhatt Art-Music Rajasthan
9 Prof. (Dr.) Devi Prasad Dwivedi Literature & Education Uttar Pradesh
10 Shri Tehemton Udwadia Medicine Maharashtra
11 Shri Ratna Sundar Maharaj Others-Spiritualism Gujarat
12 Swami Niranjana Nanda Saraswati Others-Yoga Bihar
13 H.R.H. Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn (Foreigner) Literature & Education Thailand
14 Late Shri Cho Ramaswamy (Posthumous) Literature & Education–Journalism Tamil Nadu

Padma Shri Award Winners List 2017

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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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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 - February Month Current Affairs GK 2017

Indian-origin British sculptor Anish Kapoor wins 2017 Genesis Prize by Israel for his utmost contribution for Jewish community.

England Test captain Alastair Cook has been honoured with Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE).

Award winners List - January Month Current Affairs GK 2017

National Geoscience Award 2016 Winner - Keshav Krishna, a scientist at the National Geophysical Research Institute (NGRI)

Ashoka Chakra 2016 (India's highest peacetime military decoration) recipient - Havildar Hangpan Dada

Venezuela awarded the first ever Hugo Chavez Prize for Peace and Sovereignty to Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Hugo Chavez Prize for Peace and Sovereignty Award - Vladimir Putin (Russian President)

ISKCON’s Govardhan eco village in Thane district has been conferred with the UNWTO Award for Innovation in the category of Non-Governmental Organisations(NGO)

Pro Wrestling League 2 Winners - Punjab Royals

Hindu Prize 2016 winner - Kiran Doshi (Book: Jinnah Often Came to Our House)

62nd Filmfare Award Winners

  • Best Film - Dangal
  • Best Actor (Male) - Aamir Khan (Dangal)
  • Best Actor (Female) - Alia Bhatt (Udta Punjab)
  • Best Director - Nitesh Tiwari (Dangal)
  • Lifetime Achievement Award - Shatrugan Sinha

FIFA Coach of the Year 2016 - Claudio Ranieri

Amitabh Bachchan presented with US embassy award for fight against Tuberculosis

Bharatiya Jnanpith Navlekhan Award 2016 - Shraddha (short story: Hawa Mein Phadphadati Chitthi), Ghyansham Kumar Devansh (poem: Akash Mein Deh)

Award winners List - December Month Current Affairs GK 2016

Jnanpith Award 2016 - Shankha Ghosh (Bengali poet)

ICC Awards 2016

  • ICC Cricketer of the Year, ICC Test cricketer of the Year - Ravichandran Ashwin (India)
  • Captain of the ICC ODI Team of the Year - Virat Kohli (India)
  • ICC Spirit of Cricket Award at the 2016 - Misbah-Ul-Haq (Pakistan)

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare won gold in the Web Ratna category in the Digital India awards 2016

SKOCH silver award - Corporation Bank

BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2016 - Andy Murray (Britain)

Miss World 2016 - Stephanie Del Valle (Country - Puerto Rico)

ICFA Global Agriculture Leadership Award 2016 - Ratan Tata

ITF players of the year 2016 - Andy Murray, Angelique Kerber

Brazil’s player of the year 2016 (posthumously) - Chapecoense goalkeeper Danilo (who died in the Colombian plane crash)

Ballon d'Or award 2016 (best footballer in the world) - Cristiano Ronaldo

CII National Quality Award 2016 - Bharat Earth Movers Limited Ltd (BEML)

Best Bank for SME Lending by Assocham - Vijaya Bank

Kids' Ikon of the Year 2016 - Shah Rukh Khan

Asian of the Year 2016 - Sachin Bansal, Binny Bansal (Flipkart founders)

Gangadhar National Award 2015 - Hindi poet Leeladhar Jagoori

Athlete of the Year 2016 award - Usain Bolt

International Children's Peace Prize 2016 - Kehkashan Basu

Audrey Hepburn Humanitarian Award at UNICEF event - Katy Perry

Award winners List - November Month Current Affairs GK 2016

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 GK 2016

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 GK 2016

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

Award Winners List, Award Recipients list, List of Awards, Current Affairs GK

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