8 Jul 2016

List of Important Awards and Honors in June 2016 | GK Updates

List of Important Awards and Honors in June 2016 | GK Updates
List of Important Awards and Honors- June 2016:
Dear Readers, List of Awards and Honors that received in the month of June 2016 was given here. Candidates those who are preparing for upcoming all competitive exams can use these GK materials.

Important Awards and Honors in June 2016
Pope Francis Awards Medals
Richard Gere and George Clooney and Salma Hayek (American Hollywood actors)
2016 Scholastic Asian Book Award
Aditi Krishnakumar wins (Indian woman author)
the Green Economy Visionary award
Raghavan Seetharaman (Qatar-based Indian banker)
Afghanistan's highest civilian honour, the Amir Amanullah Khan Award
Prime Minister Narendra Modi
gold medal winner in the people's choice category at the World Sand Art Championship in Bulgaria
Sudarsan Pattnaik (Indian sand artist)
National Award For Excellence In Cost Management
V.O.Chidambaranar Port (second-largest port in Tamilnadu)
Winner of the the Miss USA competition 2016
Deshauna Barber (a serving Army Reserve officer of United States (US))
Honored with the prestigious Olympic Order by the International Olympic Committee (IOC)
N Ramachandran, (the president of Indian Olympic Association (IOA))
Four Indians have featured in Forbes' 13th ‘World’s 100 Most Powerful Women’
SBI Chair-MD Arundhati Bhattacharya (ranked 25), ICICI Bank CEO Chanda Kochhar (40), Biocon Founder-Chair Kiran Mazumdar Shaw (77), and HT Media Chair Shobhana Bhartia (93)
Winner of Regius Professorship by Queen Elizabeth II
Lord Kumar Bhattacharyya (Indian-origin Professor)
the most powerful woman in technology on the Forbes’ 100 Most Powerful Women list
Sheryl Sandberg (Facebook COO)
honoured with the 30th American Cinematheque Award
Ridley Scott (English Director)
Winner of the National Award for Best Performing Central PSU for Roof Top Solar Power initiatives
The Airports Authority of India (AAI)
Winner of the Audience Choice Award at the Seoul International Women's Film Festival (SIWFF)
Indian short film "Leeches", starring Sayani Gupta
nominated for Choice TV Breakout Star in 2016 Teen Choice Awards
Priyanka Chopra (India's bollywood actress)
Winner of 2016 International Dublin Literary Award
Akhil Sharma (Indian-American Author)
Winner of 2016 PEN Pinter Prize
Margaret Atwood
Winner of Mohun Bagan Ratna award
Syed Nayeemuddin
World's Best Tourism Destination for 2016 by the 'European Council on Tourism and Trade' (ECTT)
Winner of the Best Film and Best Script Writers at the 19th Shanghai International Film Festival
The Kannada film 'Thithi'
Winner of the Investigation of the Year award 2016, presented at the Global Editors Network summit in Vienna
Panama Papers
Winner of 'International Icon Award' at the 17th edition of the IIFA awards ceremony
Actress Freida Pinto
Winner of prestigious G D Birla Award for Scientific Research for 2015
Sanjay Mittal (IIT-Kanpur professor)
named among the ten ‘2016 Global Compact SDG Pioneers’, an initiative launched by UN
Zubaida Bai (an Indian social entrepreneur)
Winner of Best Actor Award in Male Category t the 17th edition of the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards in Spain
Ranveer Singh (for 'Bajirao Mastani')
Awarded with the Honorary Fellowship by an Indian students body in the United Kingdom (UK)
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar (Spiritual leader, for his contributions to world peace and culture)
Queen’s Young Leaders Award 2016
Kartik Sawhney and Neha Swain
Winner of four awards at BET Awards 2016, including the 'Best Female R&B/Pop Artist' award
Singer Beyoncé
conferred with the “Honoris Causa” Doctor of Science by Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) during its 49th convocation ceremony in Kanpur
Viswanathan Anand (Five-time World Champion)
topped in the MIT's annual list of the world's smartest companies of 2016
The Complete List of Winners in IIFA AWARDS 2016

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