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 ShrinivasKulkarni (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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