10 Jun 2017

List of Important Awards and Honors- May 2017 | GK Updates

List of Important Awards and Honors- May 2017 | GK Updates
List of Important Awards and Honours- May 2017 | GK Updates:
Dear Readers, List of Awards and Honours that conferred in the month of May 2017 was given here. Candidates those who are preparing for upcoming competitive exams 2017 can use these GK materials.




Important Awards and Honours in May 2017
Honoured with the ceremony's first-ever Icon award at the 2017 Radio Disney Music Awards
Pop star Britney Spears
Winner of 'Transformative Chief Minister Award' in recognition for his role in advancing the US-India partnership at the state level
Chandrababu Naidu, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister (Award presented by the US-India Business Council (USIBC))
Winner of the Avvaiyar Award
Padma Venkataraman (a social worker)
Winner of the Hero of the League 2016-17 Award
Sunil Chhetri (Bengaluru FC striker)
Winner of prestigious 2016 Wisden-MCC (Melbourne Cricket Council) Cricket ‘Photograph of the Year’
Saqib Majeed
Won Best Film award at the New York Indian Film Festival
Mukti Bhawan (Director: Shubhashish Bhutiani)
Winner of first Bhairon Singh Shekhawat Lifetime Achievement Honour in Public Service
Pawan Kumar Chamling (Sikkim Chief Minister)
Winner of prestigious Indian National Science Academy (INSA) medal in the Young Scientist category for 2017
Aravind Kumar Rengan (Assistant Professor in Department of Biomedical Engineering at IIT – Hyderabad)
Two Indian activists have won the annual Whitley Awards, popularly known as the 'Green Oscars'
Sanjay Gubbi & Purnima Barman
Awarded with the Mark Twain Prize 2017 for American humour
David Letterman
Winner of prestigious Dan David Prize
Indian scientist Shrinivas Kulkarni (for his contribution in the field of astronomy conferred at a festive awards ceremony in Tel Avis, Isreal)
Winner of prestigious National Geographic Bee competition 2017
Pranay Varada (14-year-old Indian-American student)
Awarded with the International Humanitarian Award in Editor's Choice category of Asian Voice Charity Awards
Jacqueline Fernandez (Bollywood actor)
Winner of world’s largest pre-college science competition 'The Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) 2017' in the United States
Prashant Ranganathan
West Bengal's Highest Civilian Banga Samman award
Thespian Soumitra Chatterjee & Y.C. Deveshwar
Winner of 2017 WWF International President’s Award
Rohan Chakravarty
Winner of women's title in Asian Continental Blitz Chess Championship
R Vaishali (India)
FICCI Smart Policing Award 2017
Smt Rashmi Shukla (Pune police commissioner)

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