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), Awards in Films (National Film Awards, OSCAR 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.

Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award recipients 2017 – Awards in Sports 

S. No.Name of the AwardeesDiscipline
1.Shri DevendraPara Athlete
2.Shri Sardar SinghHockey

Dronacharya Award recipients 2017 – Awards in Sports 

S. No.Name of the AwardeesDiscipline
1.Late Dr. R. GandhiAthletics
2.Mr. Heera Nand KatariaKabaddi
3.Mr. G.S.S.V. PrasadBadminton (Lifetime)
4.Mr. Brij Bhushan MohantyBoxing (Lifetime)
5.Mr. P.A. RaphelHockey (Lifetime)
6.Mr. Sanjoy ChakraverthyShooting (Lifetime)
7.Mr. Roshan LalWrestling (Lifetime)

Arjuna Award recipients 2017 – Awards in Sports  

S. No.Name of the AwardeesDiscipline
1.Ms. V.J. SurekhaArchery
2.Ms. Khushbir KaurAthletics
3.Mr. Arokia RajivAthletics
4.Ms. Prasanthi SinghBasketball
5.Sub. LaishramDebendro SinghBoxing
6.Mr. CheteshwarPujaraCricket
7.Ms. Harmanpreet KaurCricket
8.Ms. OinamBembem DeviFootball
9.Mr. S.S.P. ChawrasiaGolf
10.Mr. S.V. SunilHockey
11.Mr. Jasvir SinghKabaddi
12.Mr. P. N. PrakashShooting
13.Mr. A. AmalrajTable Tennis
14.Mr. SakethMyneniTennis
15.Mr. SatyawartKadianWrestling
16.Mr. MariyappanPara-Athlete
17.Mr. Varun Singh BhatiPara-Athlete

Dhyan Chand Award 2017 – Award Winners List

S. No.Name of the AwardeesDiscipline
1 .Mr. Bhupender SinghAthletics
2.Mr. Syed Shahid HakimFootball
3.Ms. Sumarai TeteHockey

2017 National Film Awards Winners List

CategoryNational Film Awards 2017 Winner
Most Film Friendly State Award 2016Uttar Pradesh
Best Film CriticG Dhananjayan
Best book on cinema“Lata : Sur Gatha” – authored by Yatindra Mishra
Best Writing on Cinema (Special Mention)“A Fly in the Curry” - authored by K.P. Jayashankar - Anjali Monteiro
National Film Awards for 2016 - FEATURE FILMS
Best Feature FilmKasav (Marathi)
Best ActorAkshay Kumar - Rustom (Hindi)
Best ActressSurabhi C.M - Minnaminungu – the Firefly (Malayalam)
Best Supporting ActressZaira Wasim - Dangal (Hindi)
Best Supporting ActorManoj Joshi - Dashakriya  (Marathi)
Special Jury AwardMohan Lal
Best DirectorRajesh Mapuskar  - Ventilator (Marathi)
Best Film On Social IssuesPink (Hindi)
Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome EntertainmentSathamanam Bhavathi (Telugu)
Best Hindi FilmNeerja
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2017 OSCAR Award Winners List

Category

2017 OSCAR Award Winners List

Best Picture'Moonlight'
Best DirectorDamien Chazelle 'La La Land'
Best Actor in a Leading RoleCasey Affleck 'Manchester by the Sea'
Best Actress in a Leading RoleEmma Stone 'La La Land'
Best Actor in a Supporting RoleMahershala Ali 'Moonlight'
Best Actress in a Supporting RoleViola Davis 'Fences'
Best Music Original ScoreJustin Hurwitz 'La La Land'

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Padma Vibhushan Award Winners List 2017

NameFieldState
1Shri K J YesudasArt-MusicKerala
2Sadhguru Jaggi VasudevOthers-SpiritualismTamil Nadu
3Shri Sharad PawarPublic AffairsMaharashtra
4Shri Murli Manohar JoshiPublic AffairsUttar Pradesh
5Prof. Udipi Ramachandra RaoScience & EngineeringKarnataka
6Late Shri Sunder Lal Patwa (Posthumous)Public AffairsMadhya Pradesh
7Late Shri PA Sangma(Posthumous)Public AffairsMeghalaya

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Padma Bhushan Award Winners List 2017

NameFieldState
8Shri Vishwa Mohan BhattArt-MusicRajasthan
9Prof. (Dr.) Devi Prasad DwivediLiterature & EducationUttar Pradesh
10Shri Tehemton UdwadiaMedicineMaharashtra
11Shri Ratna Sundar MaharajOthers-SpiritualismGujarat
12Swami Niranjana Nanda SaraswatiOthers-YogaBihar
13H.R.H. Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn (Foreigner)Literature & EducationThailand
14Late Shri Cho Ramaswamy (Posthumous)Literature & Education–JournalismTamil Nadu

Padma Shri Award Winners List 2017

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Nobel Prize Winners 2016 – Award winners List

The Nobel Prize in Physics 2016David 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 2016Jean-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 2016Yoshinori Ohsumi

"for his discoveries of mechanisms for autophagy"

The Nobel Prize in Literature 2016Bob 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 SciencesOliver Hart and Bengt Holmström

"for their contributions to contract theory"

 

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Rio 2016 Summer Olympics – Award winners List India

MedalNameSportEvent
1Silver (2nd Rank)P. V. SindhuBadmintonWomen's singles
2Bronze (3rd Rank)Sakshi MalikWrestlingWomen's freestyle 58 kg
4th RankDipa KarmakarGymnasticsWomen's Vault Gymnastics

Rio 2016 Summer Paralympics – Award winners List India

MedalNameSportEvent
1GoldMariyappan ThangaveluAthleticsMen's High Jump T42
2GoldDevendra JhajhariaAthleticsMen's Javelin Throw F46
3SilverDeepa MalikAthleticsWomen's Shot Put- F53
4BronzeVarun Singh BhatiAthleticsMen's High Jump T42

Awards in Literature – Award winners List

Award NameWinner/ Author – Book Name
Man Booker Prize 2016 WinnerPaul Beatty - The Sellout
Man Booker International Prize 2016 WinnersHan Kang (Author), Deborah Smith (Translator) - The Vegitarian
Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 2016 WinnerViet Thanh Nguyen - The Sympathizer
Saraswati Samman 2016Mahabaleshwar Sail (Konkani) - "Hawthan" (Novel)
Vyas Samman 2016Surinder Verma for poetry collection "Kaatna shami ka vriksha padma-pankhuri ki dhar se"
Jnanpith Award 2016Shankha Ghosh (Baengali)
Moortidevi Award 2016MP Veerendrakumar (Malayalam - for his work – Hymavathabhoovil)

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Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award recipients 2016 – Awards in Sports 

Name of the awardeeDiscipline
1.Ms. P.V. SindhuBadminton
2.Ms. Dipa KarmakarGymnastics
3.Shri Jitu RaiShooting
4.Ms. Sakshi MalikWrestling

Dronacharya Award recipients 2016 – Awards in Sports 

Name of the awardeeDiscipline
1Shri Nagapuri RameshAthletics
2Shri Sagar Mal DhayalBoxing
3.Shri Raj Kumar SharmaCricket
4.Shri Bishweshwar NandiGymnastics
5.Shri S. Pradeep KumarSwimming (Lifetime)
6.Shri Mahabir SinghWrestling (Lifetime)

Arjuna Award recipients 2016 – Awards in Sports  

Name of the awardeeDiscipline
1.Shri Rajat ChauhanArchery
2.Ms. Lalita BabarAthletics
3.Shri Sourav KothariBilliards & Snooker
4.Shri Shiva ThapaBoxing
5.Shri Ajinkya RahaneCricket
6.Shri Subrata PaulFootball
7.Ms. RaniHockey
8.Shri Raghunath V.R.Hockey
9.Shri Gurpreet SinghShooting
10.Ms. Apurvi ChandelaShooting
11.Shri Soumyajit GhoshTable Tennis
12.Ms. VineshWrestling
13.Shri Amit KumarWrestling
14.Shri Sandeep Singh MannPara-Athletics
15.Shri Virender SinghWrestling (Deaf)

 Dhyan Chand Award 2016 – Award Winners List

Name of the awardeeDiscipline
1Ms. Satti GeethaAthletics
2Shri Sylvanus Dung DungHockey
3Shri Rajendra Pralhad ShelkeRowing

Award winners List - June Current Affairs GK 2017

54th Femina Miss India World 2017 winner - Manushi Chhillar (Haryana)

Israeli author David Grossman has won the Man Booker International Prize 2017 for his novel `A Horse Walks Into a Bar'

5th Bhupen Hazarika National Award 2017 has been conferred to an eminent writer from Arunachal Pradesh Yeshe Dorjee Thongshi.

Hyderabad-based TS Vineeth Bhatt conferred with the 'best astrologer of world' award

Indian agricultural microbiologist Shrihari Chandraghatgi has been conferred the Ministry of Environment Award for 2017 in Japan

Godrej Group Chairman Adi Godrej and Dow Chemical CEO Andrew Liveries bag US-India Business Council (USIBC) Global Leadership Awards

Uttarakhand was conferred with the award of excellence at the 2nd Global Skill Development Summit held in Paris

West Bengal's Kanyashree Prakalpa initiative wins United Nations Public Service Award for Asia Pacific

Qatar Airways is voted the World’s Best Airline in 2017

Annabel Mehta awarded with the Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)

Ramamani Iyengar Memorial Yoga Institute, Pune has been selected as the first recipient of the Prime Minister’s Award for outstanding contribution to promotion and development of Yoga.

Katy Perry Becomes First Person to Reach 100 Million Twitter Followers

NASA has posthumously awarded the Exceptional Public Service Medal to Michael A’Hearn, one of the world’s leading comet scientists.

Nalanda model of water conservation chosen for National Award for excellence in the Mahatma Gandhi national rural employment guarantee program (MGNREGP)

Legendary poet and essayist Haraprasad Das was conferred with the covetous Kalinga Literary Award for his work and contribution to literature at the fourth edition of Kalinga Literary Festival (KLF).

Bengali actor Soumitra Chatterjee has been conferred with the France's highest civilian honour, the coveted Legion of Honour.

Award winners List - May Current Affairs GK 2017

Dadasaheb Phalke Academy Award 2017 - Priyanka Chopra

Sangeet Natak Akademi Puraskar 2016 - Satyabrata Rout

Rohan Chakravarty, a wildlife and environment cartoonist from India won WWF International President’s Award 2017

India's Prashant Ranganathan wins top intel International science award in US

Thespian Soumitra Chatterjee and Y.C. Deveshwar were conferred the Banga Samman, West Bengal's highest civilian award

ISRO receives 2014 Indira Gandhi Peace Prize

Purnima Barman & Sanjay Gubbi has won the prestigious Whitley Award, popularly known as Green Oscars, for their efforts in wildlife conservation.

IIT-Hyderabad professor Aravind Kumar Rengan bags Indian National Science Academy INSA Young Scientist award

Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling was conferred with the first Bhairon Singh Shekhawat Lifetime Achievement Honour in Public Service by President Pranab Mukherjee.

Chanda Kochhar has become the first Indian woman to be conferred with the prestigious Woodrow Wilson Award.

Emma Watson bags first ever ‘Genderless’ award

Sachin Tendulkar conferred with Fellowship Award in UK

Hollywood film The Black Prince was awarded the Special Jury Remi Award at the 50th annual Worldfest-Houston International Film Festival (WHIFF).

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu has been selected for the ‘Transformative Chief Minister Award 2017’.

Award winners List - April Current Affairs GK 2017

Dadasaheb Phalke award for 2016 - Kasinathuni Viswanath

Top environmental activist Prafulla Samantara of Odisha has been selected for Goldman Environmental Prize 2017 (also called as Green Nobel) from Asia region.

Srishti Kaur crowned Miss Teen Universe 2017

Indian Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik wins gold medal in Moscow competition.

Golden Peacock Award 2017 - Gujarat Narmada Valley Fertilizers & Chemicals Ltd (GNFC)

Bengal Film Journalists' Association BFJA 2017 Awards

  • Lifetime achievement award - Moushumi Chatterjee
  • Best actor - Prosenjit Chatterjee
  • Best Actress - Rituparna Sengupta

Bollywood film "Newton" has won the best film honor at the Hong Kong International Film Festival

Reliance Industries Ltd. (RIL) become most-valued Indian company

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has won Time magazine's readers' poll of the 100 most influential people in the world.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Paytm founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma were the only two Indians in the list of Time’s 100 most influential people in the world 2017

UNESCO Peace Prize - Giuseppina Nicolini (Mayor of Lampedusa)

M.S. Swaminathan Award 2017 - R.R. Hanchinal

Cartier Women’s Initiative Award 2017 - Trupti Jain

Pulitzer Prize 2017 Winners (Category – Book - Author)

  • Fiction: The Underground Railroad - Colson Whitehead
  • History: Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy - Heather Ann Thompson
  • Biography: The Return: Fathers, Sons and the Land in Between - Hisham Matar
  • Poetry: Olio - Tyehimba Jess

Shaurya Chakra award Winner - Atu Zumvu (Nagaland)

Kirti Chakra award Winner - Major Rohit Suri (who led the army team that carried out a surgical strike in PoK last year)

Asian Businesswoman of the Year - Asha Khemka

Himachal Pradesh bags Krishi Karman Award 2015-16

Award winners List - March Current Affairs GK 2017

Singapore's Changi Airport has been voted the World's Best Airport by air travellers

The top rank in the Asia University Rankings (by Times Higher Education) was attained by the National University of Singapore (NUS).

Regeneron Science Talent Search award 2017 - Indrani Das

Saraswati Samman 2016 - Mahabaleshwar Sail (for his novel Hawthan)

International Film Festival and Awards of Australia (IFFAA 2016) - Best Actress - Aishwarya Rai (Sarabjit)

Moortidevi award 2017 - M P Veerendra Kumar (for his Malayalam travelogue 'Hymavathabhoovil')

Veteran actor Anupam Kher was honored with the Kala Ratan Award

Abel Prize 2017 - Yves Meyer

Lifetime Achievement (National Photography Award) - Raghu Rai

Award winners List - February Month Current Affairs GK 2017

International Mercury Award - Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDII)

Bollywood film "Newton" has won the best film honor at the Berlin International Film Festival

2016 Vyas Samman Award - Surendra Verma (For his novel “Kaatna Shami Ka Vriksha Padma Pankhuri Ki Dhar Se”)

Brand Laureate 'Legendary Award ' 2017 - Lata Mangeshkar

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

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