SBI PO Mains 2017 Special – Highlights of Important Awards& Honours (From 1st Feb to 25th May 2017)

    SBI PO Mains 2017 Special - Highlights of Important Awards& Honours (From 1st Feb to 25th May 2017)

    SBI PO Mains 2017 Special – Highlights of Important Awards& Honours (From 1st Feb to 25th May 2017):

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    SBI PO Mains Special -Highlights of Important Awards& Honours (From 1st Feb to 25th May 2017)


    Topped in Financial Times Global MBA Ranking of the best 100 programmes for 2017 worldwide.
    The Indian School of Business in Hyderabad
    Indian-Origin Sculptor who honoured with $1 mn Israeli’s Genesis prize
    Anish Kapoor(for his commitment to Jewish values)
    first Indian film to win the Hivor Tiger Award at International Film Festival of Rotterdam
    ‘Sexy Durga’(by Malayalam filmmaker Sanal Sasidharan)
    Honoured with the ambassadorial role by football governing body FIFA
    Diego Maradona(
    Former Argentine player)
    Indian Musician who Grammy’s Best World Music Album award
    Sandeep Das(Indian Tabla player Sandeep Das won the Best World Music Album award for ‘Sing Me Home’ at the Grammys 2017)
    Singer to win five awards including Album Of The Year for ’25’ at the 59th Grammy Awards
    Singer Adele
    Honoured as the Best Supporting Actor at this year’s British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Awards
    Dev Patel – British Actor(for his role in the film ‘Lion’)
    Winners of Laureus Sportswoman and Sportsman of the Year awards
    American gymnast Simone Biles and Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt
    Indian Hockey Player to receive honorary doctorate
    Sandeep Singh (He is the second hockey player in the country to receive an honorary doctorate, Dilip Tirkey is the first person to receive this honour)
    Winner of the 2017’s Outstanding Bravery of the Year Award from Scotland Yard
    Shand Panesar
    honoured with ‘Legendary Award ‘ 2017 by Brand Laureate
    Melody Queen Lata Mangeshkar
    89th Academy Awards Oscar Award 2017
    Honoured with 2017 Harvard Humanitarian of the Year award
    Singer Rihanna
    First to named as India’s Best International cricketer for the 3rd time by the BCCI
    Virat Kohli (Kohli had won the award earlier in 2011-12 and 2014-15)
    Winner of Polly Umrigar award for the best international cricketer
    Virat Kohli
    Winner of Dilip Sardesai award
    Ravichandran Ashwin
    Winner of Best Actor award in Zee Cine Awards 2017
    Amitabh Bachchan (for the movie ‘Pink’)
    Winner of Best Actoress award in Zee Cine Awards 2017
    Alia Bhatt (for her role in ‘Udta Punjab’)
    World Economic Forum honoured 5 Indian’s by listing in WEF’s 100 Young Global Leaders list
    Paytm Founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma, Blippar app’s Founder Ambarish Mitra, journalist Hindol Sengupta, Swaniti Initiative’s Rwitwika Bhattacharya and The Tamara Coorg hospitality’s Shruti Shibulal
    Ranked 26th on the list of Fortune’s 50 Greatest Leaders Of The World
    Arundhati Bhattacharya (Chairman of SBI and the first-ever woman to do so) The list has been topped by President of Baseball Operations at Chicago Cubs Theo Epstein
    Ranked 28th on the list of Fortune’s 50 Greatest Leaders Of The World
    Raj Panjabi (founder and CEO of Last Mile Health)
    Honoured with Kala Ratan Award by the President
    Anupam Kher (Bollywood Actor)
    Named in the world’s 30 Best CEOs published by American financial magazine Barron’s.
    Aditya Puri (HDFC Bank’s Managing Director)
    Received honorary rank of General of the Nepal Army by country’s President Bidhya Devi Bhandari
    Indian Army chief General Bipin Rawat
    Honoured with “Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy” from former Indian cricketer Kapil Dev for being named the ICC Cricketer of the Year as well as the ICC Test Cricketer of the Year
    Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin
    Honoured with Nobel Prize for Literature
    Bob Dylan (Music icon)
    Conferred with the Padma Shri Award by President Pranab Mukherjee
    Virat Kohli (Indian cricket captain)
    Winner of the Asian Player of the Year Award 2016 by the Asian Hockey Federation (AHF).
    S V Sunil (played a vital role in India’s successful outing at the FIH Champions Trophy in London)
    Winner of the Asian Promising Player of the Year Award 2016
    Harmanpreet Singh (won the award in the junior men’s category)
    US India Business Council Award
    N Chandrababu Naidu (Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister selected for the award of ‘Transformative Chief Minister’ and he would be receiving the award at the second annual West Coast Summit to be held in Menlo Park, California on May 8)
    Winner of Best Actor Award in 64th National Film Awards
    Akshay Kumar (for Hindi Movie Rustom)
    Winner of Best actress Award in 64th National Film Awards
    Surabhi C M (for her role in Malayalam film Minnaminungu-The Firefly)
    UN Messenger of Peace
    Malala Yousafzai (UN Secretary General António Guterres has selected Malala Yousafzai as a UN Messenger of Peace, the highest honour bestowed by the UN chief on a global citizen)
    Received honorary Canadian citizenship
                                                   
    Nobel Peace laureate Malala Yousafzai (She is the sixth person to receive honorary Canadian citizenship)
    FICCI’s gender parity award
    Mahavir Singh Phogat(Father of wrestler Geeta Phogat)
    Dr. Paduru Gururaja Bhat Award 2017
    Professor A V Narasimha Murthy(Eminent historian, The award was presented to Murthy by D V Sadananda Gowda, Union Minister for Statistics and Programme Implementation)
    Honoured with prestigious Raj Kapoor awards of the Maharashtra Government
    Veteran actress Saira Banu and actor Jackie Shroff
    Sahitya Akademi Award 2016 for translation of Mathorubhagan in English
    Aniruddhan Vasudevan
    First female MBBS doctor from Indore presented with Padma Shri Award
    Dr. Bhakti Yadav(The 91-year-old gynaecologist)
    Winner of the second edition of the Golf Industry Association (GIA) Awards 2017
    Golfers Aditi Ashok, S.S.P Chawrasia and Ali Sher
    P C Chandra Puraskaar 2017
    Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi
    Goldman Environmental Prize
    Prafulla Samantra(Social activist, honoured for his “historic 12-year legal battle that affirmed the indigenous Dongria Kondh’s land rights and protected the Niyamgiri Hills from a massive, open-pit aluminum ore mine.”)
    won the best film honour at the Hong Kong International Film Festival
    Bollywood film “Newton”(Directed by- Amit Masurkar)
    Dadasaheb Phalke Award 2016
    Kasinathuni Viswanath(Renowned filmmaker and actor)
    Honoured with the 75th Master Dinanath Mangeshkar Award
    Aamir Khan(for his film Dangal)
    Ghantasala national award
    Vani Jairam(the versatile playback singer in the South Indian film industry, The award is instituted by the Ghantasala National Art Academy in Andhra Pradesh)
    Miss Teen Universe 2017
    India’s Srishti Kaur
    Honoured with the 52nd Jnanpith Award
    Sankha Ghosh(eminent Bengali poet and literary critic)
    1st Indian city to win Pierre L’Enfant Planning Excellence and Achievement Awards-2017
    Bhubaneswar
    Honoured at the 2017 Radio Disney Music Awards with the ceremony’s first-ever Icon award
    Britney Spears
    2017 Avvaiyar Award
    Padma Venkataraman(a social worker and daughter for former Indian President)
    Winner of Hero of the League 2016-17 Award
    Sunil Chhetri(Bengaluru FC striker)
    Smart Village award by the India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO)
    Govardhan Eco Village set up by the ISKCON
    The first Bhairon Singh Shekhawat Lifetime Achievement Honour in Public Service
    Pawan Kumar Chamling (Sikkim Chief Minister)
    National Science Academy (INSA) medal in the Young Scientist category for 2017
    Aravind Kumar Rengan (Assistant Professor in Department of Biomedical Engineering at Indian Institute of Technology – Hyderabad)
    Whitley Awardspopularly known as the ‘Green Oscars’
    Dr Purnima Devi Barman, Sanjay Gubbi
    Mark Twain Prize 2017 for American humour
    David Letterman (Letterman became the 20th humorist to receive the prize)
    Dan David prize
    Shrinivas Kulkarni (in the field of astronomy)
    National Geographic Bee competition 2017
    Pranay Varada (he gets USD 50000 in scholarship and other prizes)
    UK Humanitarian Award
    Jacqueline Fernandez (She has been working with the charity ‘Habitat for Humanity for last five years)
    ‘The Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) 2017’
    Prashant Ranganathan (Ranganathan received the award in the Environmental Engineering category for his project ‘Biodegradation of Chlorpyrifos using native bacteria’)
    2014 Indira Gandhi Peace Prize
    Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).
    2017 WWF International President’s Award
    Rohan Chakravarty (Indian wildlife and environment cartoonist)
    West Bengal’s Highest Civilian Banga Samman award
    Soumitra Chatterjee and Y.C. Deveshwar
    Asian Continental Blitz Chess Championship
    R Vaishali (The Championship is conducted in Chengdu, China)
    two best performance awards from Ministry of Shipping
    Cochin Port Trust (The awards have been received by P Raveendran (Chairman) and A V Ramana (Deputy Chairman) Cochin Port Trust)
    International Cricketer of the Year award at the CEAT Cricket Rating (CCR) International awards 2017.
    Ravichandran Ashwin (He is the fastest Indian bowler to reach the 50, 100, 150, 200, and 250 wicket mark in Test cricket.)
    Young player of the year award
    Shubhman Gill
    Porter Prize 2017
    ITC Ltd and EDII (Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India)
    Dag Hammarskjold Medal
    Rifleman Brijesh Thapa and Ravi Kumar (They received on the Ocassion of International Day of UN Peacekeepers which was observed on 24 May, 2017.)

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