7 Oct 2016

List of Important Awards and Honors- September 2016

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

Prestigious Ramon Magsaysay prize for 2016
Bezwada Wilson and T.M. Krishna (Indian Carnatic singers)
Entertainer of the Year award
Irrfan Khan (Bollywood Actor)
Knight of the National Order of the French Legion of Honour (‘Chevalier de l'Ordre National de la Légiond'Honneur’)
Kiran Mazumdar Shaw (Chairperson & Managing Director of Biocon)
Winner of lifetime achievement Oscar
Jackie Chan
Winner of 37th edition of prestigious Sarala Award
Dr Hrushikesh Mallick (Noted Odia poet)
‘Saakshar Bharat Award’
Sonitpur (Sonitpur district of Assam selected in recognition of its efforts in implementation of the SB programme, according to a National Literacy Mission Authority (NLMA) letter to the state government.)
Unesco Confucius Prize for Literacy
The Jan SikshanSansthan (JSS), Malappuram
crowned Miss Japan 2016
Priyanka Yoshikawa (Indo Japanese)
prestigious J.C. Daniel Award
K.G. George (Veteran award-winning Malayalam film director)
Best Film honour at 1st BRICS Film Festival
MM Bennetts Award for Historical Fiction 2016 in the UK
"Into the Hidden Valley" (Authored by Stuart Blackburn's)
Dun & Bradstreet Banking Awards 2016
Canara Bank
Awarded by International Shooting Sports Federation (ISSF) Medal
Pawan Singh
‘Pangkor Dialogue Award 2016‘in Malaysia
T R Zeliang (CM of Nagaland, for the efforts made by the people of the state for environmental preservation and promotion)
‘Best Horticulture State’ award
'Tamil Ratna' in US
Subramanian Swamy (BJP leader)
2016 Carbuncle Cup for being the 'ugliest' building
The Lincoln Plaza in London
'Golden Lion' award for the best film at the 73rd Venice International Film Festival
'The Woman Who Left', directed by Lav Diaz
9th Global Agriculture Leadership Award 2016
2015 National Humanities Medal
Abraham Verghese (Indian-American physician-author)
Britannia Humanitarian Award at the British Academy Britannia Awards in California.
Actor Ewan McGregor
Platinum Award for Inclusive Insurance at the SKOCH Insurance Awards 2016
Ujjivan Financial Services Ltd
Winner of Arjuna Awards
Rohit Sharma and Ajinkya Rahane (Indian Cricketers)
2016 Marconi Society Paul Baran Young Scholar Award
Dinesh Bharadia (India-born researcher)
'Banga Bibhushan' conferred by West Bengal Government
Lata Mangeshkar's (legendary singer)
'Lifetime Achievement Award' In UK
Lord Narendra Babubhai Patel
Ramakrishna Bajaj Memorial Global Award”
Anshu Gupta (Founder Director of Goonj, an NGO of Delhi, for his outstanding contribution in promoting the dignity of poor)
prestigious N Mohanan Suvarna Mudra Award 2016
Dr M Leelavathi (Eminent Malayalam critic and academician)
2015 Better Performing Project Award’
Himachal Pradesh for development of infrastructure in the state.
The first Jesse Owens Olympic Spirit Award
Muhammad Ali (posthumously awarded)
honoured with the annual 'LalitArpan Samman' this year
Shubha Mudgal (Hindustani classical singer)
ranked the best university in the world in Times Higher Education university Rankings
UK-based University of Oxford
the 10th Annual Clinton Global Citizen Award for leadership in business and philanthropy
Adi Godrej (Industrialist, the Chairman of Mumbai-based Godrej Group)
'Best Businessman' at the annual 'GQ Men of the Year Awards 2016'
Vijay Shekhar Sharma (Founder and CEO)
29th Moortidevi Award 2015
Prof Kolakaluri Enoch (Telugu author and eminent scholar for his novel AnantaJeevanam)
The shortlisted candidates for 2016 Man Booker prize
Paul Beatty (US) The Sellout (One world), Deborah Levy (UK) Hot Milk (Hamish Hamilton), Graeme Macrae Burnet (UK) His Bloody Project (Contraband), Ottessa Moshfegh (US) Eileen (Jonathan Cape), David Szalay (Canada-UK) All That Man Is (Jonathan Cape), Madeleine Thien (Canada) Do Not Say We Have Nothing (Granta Books)