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Awards and Honours 2018 PDF Download| Current Affairs 2018
Awards and Honours are part of general awareness section in every competitive exam. To Crack the general awareness section, we need to have an idea of all the award winners and honors in different fields happened from the last 3 to 6 months of the exam date. So we have collected the list of awards and honors Pdf format from the last 3 to 4 months – February, March, April, May, June, July, August & September and so on.
Latest Awards and Honours March 2018 for Competitive Exams
Who has become the first Indian to win the Pritzker Prize?
Architect Balkrishna Vithaldas Doshi
Abel Prize Winner 2018 – Robert Langlands (Canadian Mathematician).
“Best Exhibitor Award ” at ITB, Berlin: India
Nari shakti Puraskar Award 2017: Punjab.
Kochon Prize 2017: ICMR (Indian Council of Medical Research), This award is presented for its work on TB research and development.
Life Time Achievement Award at London’s house of commons – Shatrughan Sinha
Pride of Birmingham Award 2017: Harry Athwal.
G.K. Reddy Memorial National Award for journalism: Karan Thapar
FMSCI National MotorSports Person of the Year 2017: Anindith Reddy.
Godavari Gaurav Award 2017: Amol Palekar.
UK Golden Flame Award winner at UK Asian Film Festival in London: Simi Garewal (Indian actress).
Frederick Pincott Award for 2017: SACF (South Asian Cinema Foundation)
Important GK Notes: London based organization for promoting Hindi cinema in London from the past 18 years.
Director of SACF: Lalit Mohan Joshi.
Scientific and Engineering Academy Award 2018: Vikas Sathaye
Sahitya Akademi’s Bhasha Samman Award 2017 – Shesh Anand Madhukar (Writer)
Times Power Women of the Year 2017: Shabnam Astana.
Mumbai International Film Festival (MIFF) committee announced the ‘Lifetime Achievement Award 2017′ to Shyam Benegal (Producer cum Director).
‘Yash Chopra Memorial Award’: Asha Bhosle (Bollywood playback singer).
‘Sangeet Natak Akademi Award’: Ram Nath Kovind.
Janakavi P Sawlaram Award : Sudhir Dalvi (actor).
Best Central Bank Governor in Asia-Pacific: Ravi Menon (MAS Chief)
60th Annual Grammy Awards 2018:
- Producer of the Year, Classical: David Frost
- Album Of The Year: Bruno Mars
- Record Of The Year: Bruno Mars, 24K Magic
- Best Pop Solo Performance: Ed Sheeran, Shape of You
- Best Pop Vocal Album: Ed Sheeran, Divide
- Song of the Year: Bruno Mars’, That’s What I Like
- Best Dance Recording: LCD Soundsystem, Tonite
- Best Music Film: The Defiant Ones
- Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media: La La Land
- Best Children’s Album: Feel What U Feel, Lisa Loeb
Padma Awards 2018
Padma Vibhushan Awards 2018
- Ilayaraja (Music)
- Ghulam Mustafa Khan (Music)
- Parameswaran (Literature & Education)
Padma Bhushan Awards 2018
- Mahendra Singh Dhoni – Sports (Cricket)
- Alexander Kadakin (Foreigner) – Public Affairs
- Ved Prakash Nanda – Literature and Education
- Laxman Pai – Art (Painting)
- Arvind Parikh – Art (Music)
- Sharda Sinha – Art (Music)
- Ramachandran Nagaswamy Others (Archaeology)
- Pankaj Advani Sport (Billiards/Snooker).
Winners List of ICC Awards 2017 in Men’s Category
- Cricketer of the Year Award – Virat Kohli (India)
- ODI Cricketer of the Year – Virat Kohli (India)
- Test Cricketer of the Year – Steve Smith (Australia)
- Emerging Cricketer of the Year – Hasan Ali (Pakistan)
- Associate Cricketer of the Year – Rashid Khan (Afghanistan)
- ICC Umpire of the Year (David Shepherd Trophy): Marais Erasmus
- Spirit of Cricket – Anya Shrubsole (England)
- ICC Champions Trophy 2017 -India.
- As per Forbes Report, Asia’s Richest Man 2017: Hui Ka Yan (China)
- Recently, Japan has released postage stamps on which of the yoga legend and his family?
Bishnu Charan Ghosh
- Name the NGO that has won the Equator prize on working among women farmers.
Swayam Shikshan Prayog
- Which news website has been honored with gold award – Best News Website at the South Asian Digital Media Awards in Chennai at WAN-IFRA India 2017?
- Global Diversity Award 2017 – Salman Khan (Bollywood Actor).
- ‘Saraswati Samman’ for 2016 – Mahabaleshwar Sail.
- Which of the three Indian got listed in the Forbes’ list of the 100 Greatest Living Business Minds?
Ratan Tata, Lakshmi Mittal and Vinod Khosla.
- Which Indian cricketer has been nominated for Padma Bhushan by BCCI (Board of Control for Cricket in India)?
Mahendra Singh Dhoni.
- Who is the newly appointed president of the NBA (News Broadcasters Association)?
- Miss America-2018 title – Miss North Dakota Cara Mund
July & August 2017
World’s Best Astrologer Award 2017 – TS Vineeth Bhatt.
The Bhupen Hazarika Award 2017 – Yeshe Dorjee Thongshi.
The 54th Femina Miss India World 2017 – Manushi Chillar (Haryana)
Man Booker International Prize 2017 – David Grossman.
Dadasaheb Phalke Award 2017 – Priyanka Chopra.
World’s Best low-cost Airline: AirAsia
Best Parliamentarian Award 2016 – NK Premachandran.
Compassionate Business Award 2016-17 – Actress Sonam Kapoor.
Golden Peacock Award 2017 for Environment Management – Danfoss India ( President: Ravichandran Purushothaman).
Assocham Services Excellence Award 2017 – National Research Development Corporation (NRDC)
Which state govt. has awarded UN Public Service Award 2017 for its initiative ‘Kanyashree Prakalpa’?
West Bengal. (Kanyashree Prakalpa is the cash transfer scheme for the development of girls in their education and skill development and preventing child marriages).
Which organization was awarded the prestigious ‘Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Award 2017’ at Rashtrapati Bhawan?
The Reliance Foundation
Which organization received the PMs Yoga Award 2017 for outstanding contributions to promotions and development of Yoga in 2017?
The Ramamani Iyengar Memorial Yoga Institute , Pune.
Who has been conferred with Ministry of Environment Award for 2017 in Japan?
Which airline has been awarded ‘World’s Best Airline’ at the Sky Trax World Airline Award 2017?
Who has been honored with the Queen’s Young Leaders Award 2017 at the Buckingham Palace?
Who received the ‘Great Immigrants Award 2017’?
Shantanu Narayen (Chief of Adobe),
Vivek Murthy ( Former US Surgeon).
Which popular Indian writer has bagged ‘Indian of the Year Award 2017’ at a function organized in New Delhi?
June, May & April 2017
Which bank has got ‘Best Small Bank for 2016’?
Karur Vysya Bank.
Head Quarters: Karur, Tamil Nadu.
MD & CEO: K Venkataraman
Tagline: Smart Way to Bank.
Avvaiyar Award 2017 – Padma Venkatraman.
Who has won 52nd Gnanpith Award 2017 for his immense contributions towards Bengali literature?
Poet Sankha Ghosh.
Which is the first Indian city to win Pierre L’Enfant International Planning excellence award-2017?
Who has been selected for prestigious Indian National Science Academy (INSA) medal for the Young Scientist Award 2017?
Sanjay Pratibha (He is from Assam).
Which Indian Cheif minister been selected for ‘Transformative Chief Minister Award’ by US-India Business Council (USIBC)?
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister ‘Chandra Babu Naidu’.
Who won the UNESCO’s Felix Houphouet-Boigny Peace Prize 2017 (This award will be presented for one’s work to save the lives of refugees and migrants)?
Giuseppina Nicolini (Italy).
Who has been honored with ‘UN Messenger of Peace’?
Who was conferred with the prestigious Abel Prize 2017 for his work in the development of the mathematical theory of wavelets (small waves or ripples)?
French mathematician ‘Yves Meyer’.
Who won the BCCI Lifetime achievement award 2017?
Which famous Hindi Scholar, litterateur has won the Vyas Samman Award 2016?
Surendra Verma (He belongs to Uttar Pradesh. He got this award for his novel – Katana Shami Ka Vriksha: Padma Pankhuri Ki Dhar Se).
Who has been awarded ‘ Dr. B C Roy National Award’ for his services in the field of socio-medical relief for the year 2016?
Dr. P Raghu Ram (President of Association of Breast Surgeons of India)
Who was bestowed with ‘Moorti Devi Award 2016’?
MP Veerendrakumar for his literary work ‘Hymavathabhoovil’ in Malayalam.
G.D.Birla Award 2015 – Sanjeev Galande.
Ghantasala National Award 2017 – Vani Jayaram.
Dinanath Mangeshkar Award 2017 – Aamir Khan.
Goldman Environmental Prize 2017 – Prafulla Samantra.
UNESCO/ Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize 2017 – Dawit Isaac.
Awards and Honours March 2017:
Crowned Miss Teen Universe 2017 – Shristi Kuar.
Which Bank got ‘Golden Peacock Award 2017’?
Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar International Foundation award 2017 – Dileep K Nair ( For his performance in the field of education)
80th Bengal Film Journalists Association (BFJA) Lifetime Achievement Award 2017 – Veteran actress Moushumi Chatterjee.
‘Shaurya Chakra’ award 2017 – Atu Zumvu (Police officer from Nagaland.)
Who is the new Chief Minister of Nagaland? – Shurhozelie Liezeitsu
Which Organization has won the Hindustan PSU Award 2017 under the category ‘Fastest Growing Organisation – Miniratna’?
Bharat Earth Movers Limited (BEML).
Who has been awarded the Sikh Jewel Award for 2017 for her contributions to British cinema?
Gurinder Chadha (Indian-origin British Director).
World’s Best Airport Award 2017 – Singapur’s Changi Airport.
Who was honored with the National Science Foundation’s prestigious CAREER Award 2017?
Anshumali (Computer Scientist).
Who was awarded the annual Global Teacher Prize during a ceremony in Dubai, UAE?
Maggie MacDonnell (Canadian school teacher).
Humanitarian of the Year Award 2017 – Rihanna (Singer ).
Laureus World’s Sports Person of the Year Award 2017 – Usain Bolt.
Polly Umrigar Award 2017 – Virat Kohli.
Awards & Honours February 2017:
Which is the world’s first robot has set a new Guinness World Record in 2017?
FORPHEUS (table tennis tutor in Japan).
‘Entrepreneur of the Year’ award 2017 – Sumi’s Vivek Sehgal (by Ernest Young (EY)).
International Mercury Award 2016-17 – Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDII).
Which bank has won two ‘IBA-Banking Technology’ awards under two categories in 2017?
Karnataka Bank (‘Best financial inclusion initiatives’ category,
‘Best use of digital and channels technology ’ category).
eGov awards 2017 under state category – Telangana and Rajasthan.
Important Awards in Previous Months
Sthree Shakti Award – Irom Sharmila
Cleanest Iconic place Award- Rain ki Vav, Astronautical Gujarat
Global champion of digital Literacy Award- KT Rama Rao
Mrs. India Earth 2016 – Prineet Grewal
2016 International prize in statistics- British statistician Sir David Cox
Chevalier de’1′ order national du merite- Elephant Researcher prajna Chopra
P.L.Roy Award – SJVN Chairman and Managing Director R.N. Misra
2016 Google Science Fair prize – Indian Origin south African Kiara Nirghin
International Astronautical Federation (IAF) Hall of Fame – U.R. Rao
2016 john F.Richards prize – Nayanjot Lahiri
Vayalar Award Malayalam Novelist – UK.kumaran
UN Climate Award for clean energy project – Swayam Shikshan Prayog
Paul Harris Award – Indian-origin South African AB Moosa
First platinum rated Green airport terminal building in India -Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport’s (IGIA) Terminal 3
24th Ekalabya Award – Srabani Nanda
Guinness Record – Telangana Festival of Bathukaamma
Outstanding celebrity woman of the year Award – Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
Indian Building Congress (IBC)Award for Excellence – Chandigarh International Airports limited (CHIAL)
UK Theatre Awards – Veteran Actor Ian McKellen
Prestigious Award by Uganda Government – Former CM of Uttarakhand Ramesh Pokhiyal Nishank
V. Krishna Murthy Award for Excellence – RA Mandela
28th Jimmy George Award – PR. Sreejesh
International Automation Award – Karnataka former Minister Veeranna
IAFP Young scientist scholarship Award -Kirtiraj Kundlik Gaikwad
2016 Golden Foot Award – Gianluigi Buffon
Mathrubhumi literary Award – C. Radhakrishna
India’s oldest working journalist – Lalbiakthanga Pachuau from Mizoram
Mangalore international airport – Best in Southern Region
ET PanacheTrendsetter Award 2016 – Sonam Kapoor
Man Booker International 2016 – Hankang, Deborah Smith.
Rajiv Gandhi National Sadbhawana Award 2016 – Shubha Mudgal
25th Vyas Samman 2015 –Sunrise Jain
Sangita Kalanidhi Award 2016 –Avasarala Kanyakumari
Raman Magsaysay Award 2016 – TM Krishna, Bezwada Wilson
Saraswati Samman Award 2016 – Mahabaleshwar Sail ( Hawthan novel).
Global Teacher prize-2016- Hanan Al Hroub
Hridaynath Mangeshkar Award 2016 – Viswanathan Anand
Founders Award 2016 – Mother Teresa
Laureus sportsman of the year Award 2016 – Novak Djokovic
William E Colby Award 2016 – ‘midnight Furies'(Book Titled)
FIFA Ballon d’Or Award-2016 – Lionel Messi
Polly Umrigar Award 2017- Virat Kohli
Central Banker of the Year Award (Global of Asia Pacific) 2016 – Raghu Ram Rajan
Jananpith Award-2015 – Raghuveer Chaudhary
C.K. Naidu lifetime achievement award-2017 –Rajinder Goel and Padmakar Shivalkar.
Indo-Caribbean Alliance Icon-2015 – Shivnarine Chandra Paul (West Indies)
Nansen Refugee 2015 Award – Aqeela Asif (Afghan)
Champions of Change Award of US – Indian American Swetha Prabakaran
UN champions of the Earth Award-2015 – Sheikh Hasina (Bangladesh PM)
Royal Aeronautical society silver medal-2015 – Dr.G. Satheesh Reddy
Honored Guest of Texas Award – Anupam Kher
Skoch Summit Transformative Governance – Provident fund organization (EPFO)
UNESCO- Asia Pacific Heritage Award for cultural heritage conservation-2015 –
India (for conserving sree Vadakkunnathan temple)
Vikram Sarabhai Memorial Award 2015 – M.Y.S. Prasad
Khushwant Singh Memorial Prize for 2015 – Arundhati Subramaniam
Space pioneer Award 2015 – SpaceX
The social Media person of the Year Award 2015 – Amitabh Bachan.