Awards & Honors GK (PDF-3)


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1. Lifetime Achievement Award at Dubai International Film Festival - Rekha (Veteran actress)

2. The world's third largest startup base --> India (US and UK stands in the first and second position respectively)

3. Rio Paralympics silver medalist, who honored with Rs. 4 crore cash reward by P Narendra Modi --> Deepa Malik

4. German Green Talent Award --> Shamik Chowdhury (Indian researcher)

5. Prestigious award for outstanding work in the field of e-governance at the 'State of the States Conclave 2016' --> Haryana government

6. The highest-paid woman in music for 2016 in Forbes’ annual list. --> Taylor Swift

7. Rashtriya Kalidas Samman by Madhya Pradesh Government --> Raj Bisaria and Banshi Kaul

8. La Liga's best player for 2015-16 season --> Cristiano Ronaldo

9. Tata Literature Live! Lifetime Achievement Award --> Amitav Ghosh

10. Reporters without Borders (RSF)-TV5 Monde prize’ --> Hadi Abdullah

11. Golden Peacock Award for Corporate Governance for year 2016 --> Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL)

12. Stefan Edberg Sportsmanship Award at the ATP awards --> Roger Federer

13. Uttarakhand Ratna award --> Harish Rawat (Uttarakhand Chief Minister)
14. Goldsmiths Prize --> Mike McCormack (Solar Bones author)

15. ‘Doodle 4 Google’ 2016 contest --> Anvita Prashant Telang ( fromPune )

16. Global Citizen Award --> Imtiaz Sooliman

17. Tata Literature Live! Poet Laureate Award 2016 --> Gulzar (Lyricist-writer)

18. World's best airline for the 4th consecutive year --> Air New Zealand

19. The oldest woman to Space --> Peggy Whitson (NASA astronaut, at an age of 56 years)

20. Winner of SumitraCharat Ram Award for lifetime achievement in the field of Indian classical music --> Pt Hari Prasad Chourasia (Noted flautist)

21. Winner of the prestigious Mother Teresa International Award --> Shaikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan (UAE Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, by the Mumbai-based NGO Harmony Foundation.)

22. 'Artist of the Year' at the 2016 American Music Awards (AMAs) --> Ariana Grande (Singer)

23. 'Favorite Female Artist - Pop/Rock' at the 2016 American Music Awards (AMAs) --> Selena Gomez

24. 'Video of the Year' award at the 2016 American Music  --> Justin Bieber (for his track 'Sorry')
25. first World Sanskrit Award --> Maha Chakri Sirindhorn (Princess of Thailand)

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

27. International Press Freedom Award --> Malini Subramaniam (Indian Journalist, for her reporting from the Naxal-infested Bastar area)
28. Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize --> Akshaya Mukul (Senior journalist, for his book "Gita Press and the Making of Hindu India")

29. Winner of 10th Asia Pacific Screen Award in Best Actor Category --> Manoj Bajpayee (Bollywood actor)

30. Winner of at the prestigious UNESCO Salon Youth Video Competition 2016 --> 'Magical Piano', a short film by the Toonz Media Group (Dr Avaneesh, Head of Development, Toonz Media Group received the award from Salon Films Chairman Fred Wang)

31. Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) ‘Distinguished Indologist’ Award --> Prof. Yu Long Yu (Chinese professor)

32. Golden Peacock award at the 47th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) --> Iranian film “Daughter” (directed by Reza Mirkarimi)




List of Arjuna Awards Winners List 2016

  1. Ajinkya Rahane - Cricket
  2. Amit Kumar - Wrestling
  3. Apurvi Chandela - Shooting
  4. Gurpreet Singh - Shooting
  5. Sandeep Singh Maan - Para Atheletics
  6. Shiva Thapa - Boxing
  7. Sourav Kothari - Billiards & Snooker
  8. Soumyajit Ghosh - Table Tennis
  9. Ritu Rani - Hockey
  10. Subrata Pal - Football
  11. Rajat Chauhan - Archery
  12. Raghunath Vokkaliga - Hockey
  13. Lalita Babar - Athletics
  14. Virender Singh - Wrestling
  15. Vinesh Phogat - Wrestling

Dhronacharya Awards Winners List 2016

  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)

Padma Vibhushan Awards

  1. Awardee - Field of Prominence
  2. Sharad Pawar - Public Affairs
  3. Murli Manohar Joshi - Public Affairs
  4. P.A. Sangma (posthumous) - Public Affairs
  5. Sunder Lal Patwah (posthumous) - Public Affairs
  6. K.J.Yesudas - Art - Music
  7. Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev - Others - Spiritualism
  8. Udipi Ramachandra Rao - Science & Engineering

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