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Awards And Honours Current Affairs

Awards And Honours Current Affairs (National & International)

  • Indian Scientist Shrinivas Kulkarni Wins Prestigious Dan David Prize
  • Hollywood Actor Emma Watson bags first ever ‘genderless’ award
  • Sanjay Pratihar bags INSA Medal for Young Scientist
  • Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu selected for USIBC Award
  • Bhubaneswar: First Indian city to win Pierre L’enfant Awards-2017
  • GNFC wins Golden Globe Tigers award
  • Newton’ wins Jury Prize for Best Film at the Hong Kong International Film Festival
  • National Safety Council’s NSCI Safety Awards 2016 presented to 70 Organisations
  • UNESCO’s Felix Houphouet-Boigny Peace Prize 2017 winners
  • Tamil Nadu, Himachal Pradesh and Tripura chosen for Krishi Karman Awards, 2015-16
  • Gururaja Bhat Award conferred on historian A.V. Narasimha Murthi
  • Malala Yousafzai made youngest UN Messenger of Peace
  • Colson Whitehead wins 2017 Pulitzer Prize for ‘Underground Railroad’
  • 64th National Film Awards
  • Dawit Isaak selected for 2017 UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize
  • French mathematician Yves Meyer wins 2017 Abel Prize
  • Indrani Das wins top prize in Regeneron Science Talent Search competition
  • IIT-M solar inverter system wins 2017 IEEE Spectrum Technology Award
  • Konkani Writer Mahabaleshwar Sail selected for Saraswati Samman 2016
  • 89th Academy Awards (Oscar Awards)
  • Hindi Scholar and writer Surendra Verma selected for 2016 Vyas Samman award
  • 70th BAFTA Awards 2017
  • 59th Grammy awards 2017
  • Surgeon Raghu Ram awarded 2016 B C Roy Award
  • Padma awards 2017
  • 62nd Filmfare Awards
  • 4 Indian American scientists selected for presidential awards
  • Cristiano Ronaldo named the world’s best player for 2016
  • 74th Golden Globe Awards
  • Shraddha, Ghyansham Kumar Devansh chosen for 2016 Bharatiya Jananpith Navlekhan award

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National Awards

Here is the list of awards given to celebrities in India in the year 2017:

62nd Filmfare Awards:

Best Actor  Aamir Khan (Dangal)
Best Actress  Alia Bhatt (Udta Punjab)
Best Film  Dangal
Best Director  Nitesh Tiwari (Dangal)
Lifetime Achievement  Shatrughan Sinha
Best Debut Director  Ashwini Iyer Tiwari (Nil Battey Sannata)

Critics Award for Best Film:

Best Supporting Actor  Rishi Kapoor (Kapoor & Sons)
Best Supporting Actress  Shabana Azmi (Neerja)
Best Male Debut  Diljit Dosanjh (Udta Punjab)
Best Female Debut  Ritika Singh (Saala Khadoos)
Best Singer (male)  Arijit Singh (Ae Dil Hai Mushkil)
Best Singer (female)  Neha Bhasin (Sultan)
Best Music Director  Pritam (Ae Dil Hai Mushkil)
Best Lyricist  Amitabh Bhattacharya (Ae Dil Hai Mushkil)

Arjuna Awards Winners:

Sports Name
Cricket Ajinkya Rahane
Wrestling Amit Kumar
Shooting Apurvi Chandela
Shooting Gurpreet Singh
Para Atheletics Sandeep Singh Maan
Boxing Shiva Thapa
Billiards & Snooker Sourav Kothari
Table Tennis Soumyajit Ghosh
Hockey Ritu Rani
Football Subrata Pal
Archery Rajat Chauhan
Hockey Raghunath Vokkaliga
Athletics Lalita Babar
Wrestling Virender Singh
Wrestling Vinesh Phogat

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 Dhronacharya Awards Winners:

Sports Name
Athletics Shri Nagapuri Ramesh
Boxing Shri Sagar Mal Dhayal
Cricket Shri Raj Kumar Sharma
Gymnastics Shri Bishweshwar Nandi
Swimming (Lifetime) Shri S. Pradeep Kumar
Wrestling (Lifetime) Shri Mahabir Singh

National Bravery Awards:

Award Name
General National Bravery Award Abhijit KV
Joena Chakbraborty
Chongtham Kuber Meitei
Maurice Yengkhom
Sarwanand Saha
Muhammad Shamnad
Shivampet Ruchitha
Mohit Mahdenrda Dalvi
Vaibhav Ramesh Ghangare
Nilesh Revaram Bhil
Sai Krishna Akhil Kilambi
Dishant Mehndiratta
Anandu Dillep
Kashish Dhanani
Nithin Philip Mathew
Bharat Award Shivansh Singh
Gaurav Kawduji Sahastrabuddhe
General National Bravery Award Abinash Mishra
Angelica Tynsong
Sanjay Chopra Award Arjun Singh
Bapu Gaidhani Award Aromal SM
Rakeshbhai Shanabhai Patel

The Asian Awards:

Award Name
Founder’s Award Mother Teresa
Entrepreneur of the Year Anil Agarwal
Business Leader of the Year Shri Prakash Lohia
Sports Son-Heung-Min
Music Naughty Boy
Television Kunal Nayyar
Science and Technology Shuji Nakamura
Cinema Asif Khapadia
Art & Design Osman Yousefzada
Outstanding Contribution to the Community Rami Ranger
Chivas Social Entrepreneur of the Year Vikram  patel

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58th Annual Grammy Awards:

Category Name
Record of the Year Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars, “Uptown Funk”
Album of the Year Taylor Swift, 1989
Best New Artist Taylor Swift, 1989
Best Rock Performance Alabama Shakes, “Don’t Wanna Fight”
Best Musical Theater Album Hamilton
Song of the Year Ed Sheeran, “Thinking Out Loud”
Best Country Album Chris Stapleton, Traveller
Best Rap Album Kendrick Lamar, To Pimp a Butterfly
Best Pop Duo/Group Performance Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars, “Uptown Funk”
Best Rap/Sung Collaboration Kendrick Lamar feat. Bilal, Anna Wise & Thundercat
Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album Tony Bennett & Bill Charlap, The Silver Lining:

The Songs of Jerome Kern

Best Pop Solo Performance Ed Sheeran, “Thinking Out Loud”
Best Rap Song Kendrick Lamar, “Alright”
Best Alternative Music Album Alabama Shakes, Sound & Color
Best Rock Album Muse, Drones
Best Rap Performance Kendrick Lamar, “Alright”
Best Rock Song Alabama Shakes, “Don’t Wanna Fight”
Best R&B Album D’Angelo and the Vanguard, Black Messiah
Best Urban Contemporary Album The Weeknd, Beauty Behind the Madness
Best R&B Performance The Weeknd, “Earned It (Fifty Shades of Grey)”
Best R&B Song D’Angelo and The Vanguard, “Really Love”
Best Traditional R&B Performance Lalah Hathaway, “Little Ghetto Boy”
Best Dance/Electronic Album Skrillex and Diplo, Skrillex and Diplo Present Jack Ü
Best Dance Recording Skrillex and Diplo With Justin Bieber,

“Where Are Ü Now”

Best Music Video Taylor Swift feat. Kendrick Lamar, “Bad Blood”
Best Country Duo/Group Performance Little Big Town, “Girl Crush”
Best Country Song Little Big Town, “Girl Crush”
Best Music Film Amy Winehouse, Amy
Best Rap/Song Collaboration Common & John Legend, “Glory”
Best Pop Vocal Album Taylor Swift, 1989
Best Country Solo Performance Chris Stapleton, “Traveller”
Best Contemporary Christian Music Album Tobymac, This Is Not a Test
Best Roots Gospel Album The Fairfield Four, Still Rockin’ My Soul
Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album Pitbull, Dale
Best Latin Pop Album Ricky Martin, A Quien Quiera Escuchar (Deluxe Edition)
Best Comedy Album Louis C.K., Live at Madison Square Garden
Best Spoken Word Album Jimmy Carter, A Full Life: Reflections at Ninety
Score Soundtrack for Visual Media Birdman
Best Gospel Album Israel & Newbreed, Covered: Alive Is Asia [Live]


Best Gospel Performance/Song Kirk Franklin, “Wanna Be Happy?”
Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song Francesca Battistelli, “Holy Spirit”
Best Contemporary Classical Composition Stephen Paulus, Paulus: Prayers & Remembrances
Best Classical Solo Vocal Album Joyce DiDonato and Antonio Pappano, Joyce & Tony – Live From Wigmore Hall
Best Classical Instrumental Solo Augustin Hadelich, “Dutilleux: Violin Concerto,

L’Arbre Des Songes”

Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance Eighth Blackbird, “Filament”
Best Choral Performance Charles Bruffy, “Rachmaninoff: All-Night Vigil”
Best Opera Recording Saito Kinen Orchestra; SKF Matsumoto Chorus &
SKF Matsumoto Children’s Chorus, “Ravel: L’Enfant Et Les Sortilèges; Shéhérazade”
Producer of the Year, Classical Judith Sherman
Best New Age Album Paul Avgerinos, Grace
Best Surround Sound Album Roger Waters, Amused to Death
Best Orchestral Performance Boston Symphony Orchestra,

“Shostakovich: Under Stalin’s Shadow – Symphony No. 10”

Best Classical Compendium Giancarlo Guerrero, Paulus: Three Places of Enlightenment; Veil of Tears & Grand Concerto
Best Regional Roots Music Album Jon Cleary, Go Go Juice
Best Folk Album Béla Fleck & Abigail Washburn
Best Blues Album Buddy Guy, Born to Play Guitar
Best Bluegrass Album The Steeldrivers, The Muscle Shoals Recordings
Best Americana Album Jason Isbell, Something More Than Free
Best American Roots Song Jason Isbell, “24 Frames”
Best American Roots Performance Mavis Staples, “See That My Grave Is Kept Clean”
Best Tropical Latin Album Rubén Blades With Roberto Delgado & Orchestra,

Son De Panamá

Best Regional Mexican Music Album (Including Tejano) Los Tigres Del Norte,Realidades – Deluxe Edition
Best Children’s Album Tim Kubart, Home
Best World Album Angélique Kidjo, Sings
Best Reggae Album Morgan Heritage, Strictly Roots
Best Latin Jazz Album Eliane Elias, Made in Brazil
Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album: Maria Schneider, The Thompson Fields
Best Jazz Instrumental Album John Scofield, Past Present
Best Jazz Vocal Album Cécile McLorin Salvant, For One to Love
Best Surround Sound Album James Guthrie and Joel Plante, Amused To Death
Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars,
“Uptown Funk (Dave Audé Remix)”
Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical Alabama Shakes, Sound & Color
Best Historical Album Various artists;
The Basement Tapes Complete:
The Bootleg Series Vol. 11
Best Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package Various Artists, The Rise & Fall Of Paramount Records, Volume Two (1928-32)
Best Album Notes Joni Mitchell, Love Has Many Faces: A Quartet,
A Ballet, Waiting To Be Danced
Best Recording Package Sarah Dodds, Shauna Dodds & Dick Reeves;
Asleep at the Wheel, Still the King:
Celebrating the Music of Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys
Best Arrangement, Instruments and Vocals Maria Schneider, “Sue (Or In A Season Of Crime)”
Best Arrangement, Instrumental or A Cappella Avi Kaplin, Kirstin Taylor, Kevin K.O. Olusola; “Dance Of The Sugar Plum Fairy”
Best Instrumental Composition Arturo O’Farrill and the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra, “The Afro Latin Jazz Suite”
MusiCares Person of the Year Lionel Richie

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Nobel Prize:

Field Contribution Name
Physics Theoretical discoveries of topological phase transitions and topological phases of matter David J. Thouless; Duncan Haldane; and John M. Kosterlitz
Chemistry  Design and synthesis of molecular machines” Jean-Pierre Sauvage, Sir J. Fraser Stoddart and Bernard L. Feringa
Physiology or medicine Discoveries of mechanisms for autophagy Yoshinori ohsumi
Literature new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition Bob dylan
Peace Resolute efforts to bring the country’s more than 50-year-long civil war to an end. Juan manuel santos
Economics Contract theory Oliver Hart and Bengt Holmström

Padma Vibhushan:

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

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Padma Bhushan:

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

Padma Shri:

Name Field State
Basanti Bisht Art-Music Uttarakhand
Chemanchery Kunhiraman Nair Art-Dance Kerala
Aruna Mohanty Odisha
Bharathi Vishnuvardhan Art-Cinema Karnataka
Sadhu Meher Odisha
T K Murthy Art-Music Tamil Nadu
Laishram Birendrakumar Singh Manipur
Krishna Ram Chaudhary Uttar Pradesh
Baoa Devi Art-Painting Bihar
Tilak Gitai Rajasthan
Dr. Prof. Aekka Yadagiri Rao Art-Sculpture Telangana
Jitendra Haripal Art-Music Odisha
Kailash Kher Maharashtra
Parassala B Ponnammal Kerala
Sukri Bommagowda Karnataka
Mukund Nayak Jharkhand
Purushottam Upadhyay Gujarat
Anuradha Paudwal Maharashtra
Wareppa Naba Nil Art-Theatre Manipur
Tripuraneni Hanuman Chowdary Civil Service Telangana
T.K. Viswanathan Haryana
Kanwal Sibal Delhi
Birkha Bahadur Limboo Muringla Literature & Education Sikkim
Eli Ahmed Assam
Narendra Kohli Delhi
Prof. G. Venkatasubbiah Karnataka
Akkitham Achyuthan Namboothiri Kerala
Kashi Nath Pandita Jammu & Kashmir
Chamu Krishna Shastry Delhi
Harihar Kripalu Tripathi Uttar Pradesh
Michel Danino Tamil Nadu
Punam Suri Delhi
VG Patel Gujarat
V Koteswaramma Andhra Pradesh
Balbir Dutt Literature & Education-Journalism Jharkhand
Bhawana Somaaya Literature & Education-Journalism Maharashtra
Vishnu Pandya Literature & Education-Journalism Gujarat
Dr. Subroto Das Medicine Gujarat
Dr. (Smt.) Bhakti Yadav Madhya Pradesh
Dr. Mohammed Abdul Waheed Telangana
Dr. Madan Madhav Godbole Uttar Pradesh
Dr. Devendra Dayabhai Patel Gujarat
Prof. Harkishan Singh Chandigarh
Dr. Mukut Minz Chandigarh
Arun Kumar Sharma Others-Archaeology Chhattisgarh
Sanjeev Kapoor Others-Culinary Maharashtra
Meenakshi Amma Others-Martial Art Kerala
Genabhai Dargabhai Patel Others-Agriculture Gujarat
Chandrakant Pithawa Science & Engineering Telangana
Prof. Ajoy Kumar Ray West Bengal
Chintakindi Mallesham Andhra Pradesh
Jitendra Nath Goswami Assam
Daripalli Ramaiah Social Work Telangana
Girish Bhardwaj Karnataka
Karimul Hak West Bengal
Bipin Ganatra West Bengal
Nivedita Raghunath Bhide Tamil Nadu
Appasaheb Dharmadhikari Maharashtra
Baba Balbir Singh Seechewal Punjab
Virat Kohli Sports-Cricket Delhi
Shekar Naik Karnataka
Vikasa Gowda Sports-Discus Throw Karnataka
Deepa Malik Sports-Athletics Haryana
Mariyappan Thangavelu Tamil Nadu
Dipa Karmakar Sports-Gymnastics Tripura
P R Shreejesh Sports-Hockey Kerala
Sakshi Malik Sports-Wrestling Haryana
Mohan Reddy Venkatrama Bodanapu Trade & Industry Telangana
Imrat Khan (NRI/PIO) Art-Music USA
Anant Agarwal (NRI/PIO) Literature & Education USA
H.R. Shah (NRI/PIO) Literature & Education-Journalism USA
Suniti Solomon


Medicine Tamil Nadu
Asoke Kumar Bhattacharyya (Posthumous) Others-Archaeology West Bengal
Dr. Mapuskar (Posthumous) Social Work Maharashtra
Anuradha Koirala (Foreigner) Nepal

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